July 29, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Free concert at East Ferry this Sunday

Musician Amy Gallantin will make her Jamestown concert debut this Sunday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Chorus raffle tickets on sale Saturday

The Jamestown Community Chorus will begin selling tickets for its annual raffle this Saturday at Mc- Quade’s and on the sidewalk near East Ferry. The drawing will take place at the 21st annual talent show on Thursday, Aug. 19. More...

Dance for teens Saturday

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a teen dance this Saturday, July 31, from 8 to 10 p.m. at the recreation center. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Platz. More...

Opening reception at Jamestown Gallery

The Jamestown Gallery will open its August show with a wine and cheese reception tomorrow, Friday, July 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 47 Conanicus Ave. Jazz guitarist Dean Plowman will perform at 6 p.m. More...

JAC seeks mirror art for auction

The Jamestown Arts Center invites all artists and art lovers to contribute to the Mirror Auction at its community fundraiser event, PARTY NOW!, on Sept. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at 18 Valley Rd. More...

Islander takes gold at Special Olympics national games

Norman Marsh of Jamestown won a gold medal in powerlifting for the male bench press at the U.S.A. Special Olympics National Games in Lincoln, Neb. last week. More...

Book discussion groups to meet at library

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown library will meet on Monday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 1 p.m. The group’s first book in this series will be “A Reliable Wife: A novel” by Robert Goolrick. More...

Library friends to host cocktail fundraiser

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a fundraising cocktail party at Altamira in Jamestown on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $35 per person. More...

JYS to field competitive travel soccer teams

Jamestown Youth Soccer will field competitive travel teams in the R.I. Super Liga this fall – a U14 boys team, U12 teams, and U10 boys and girls teams. More...

Rec dept. to offer British soccer camp

The Jamestown Recreation Dept. and Challenger Sports will once again offer British soccer camp, Aug. 9-13. More...

Police to host teen trip week

The Jamestown Police Benevolent Association, recreation department and the teen center will host a week of trips for teens beginning Aug. 10. Space is limited, so please sign up ASAP; teens can sign up for one or all of the days. More...

Visual artists can apply for fellowships

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships. More...

DEM to offer lifeguard certification tests

The Dept. of Environmental Management’s Division of Parks and Recreation will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification tests, beginning Aug. 2, to certify lifeguards for the year 2011. More...

Livingston named to Clark dean’s list

Phoebe Livingston of Jamestown was recently named to second honors on the dean’s list at Clark University in Worcester, Mass for the spring 2010 semester. More...

Audition for Chorus talent show in August

Auditions for the 21st annual Jamestown Community Chorus talent show, “Seaside Rendezvous,” will be held Monday, Aug. 17, and Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown recreation center at 41 Conanicus Ave. in Jamestown. More...

Mark your calendar for golf tournament

Bridges Inc. of Jamestown will host its fourth annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 13, at the Laurel Lane Country Club in West Kingston. More...