August 26, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Shakespeare lovers to meet on Thursdays

For those who love reading the works of William Shakespeare, the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport is hosting an event each Thursday at 6 p.m. More...

Teen Center fall schedule announced

The Jamestown Teen Center will begin its school-year hours on Monday, Aug. 30, at the recreation center at 41 Conanicus Ave. More...

Contribute now for JAC fundraising auction

The Jamestown Arts Center is making a last call for entries for all artists and art lovers to contribute to the mirror auction during its community fundraiser event PARTY NOW! on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 11 p.m. at 18 Valley Rd. More...

Island artist featured in library display

A new exhibit of works by Jamestown artist Wendy Crooks is now on display at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The display includes works in oil, acrylic, pastel and graphite. More...

Ice cream social this Monday

The Jamestown Military Spouses Group will hold a “Welcome to Jamestown” ice cream social this Monday, Aug. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 85 Howland Ave. More...

Last chance for free PawSox tickets

Tuesday, Aug. 31, is Jamestown Press Night at McCoy Stadium. Join the Press for a game between the Pawtucket RedSox and the Rochester Red Wings beginning at 7:05 p.m. More...

Donate to R.I. Food Bank now

Tomorrow is the last day to join BankNewport in showing support for the R.I. Community Food Bank in its efforts to provide food for local families in need. More...

Free wellness screening at Baker’s

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will hold its next free wellness screening on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. at Baker’s Pharmacy at 53 Narragansett Ave. No appointment is necessary. More...

Book groups to read Agassi autobiography

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will meet on Monday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m. The group’s next book in the series will be “Open: An Autobiography” by Andre Agassi. More...

Sunflower contest judging on Saturday

Judging in the Secret Garden’s annual Sunflower Contest of 2010 is planned for this Saturday, Aug. 28. Secret Garden owner David Urban said ribbons will be awarded for the largest blooms and the tallest plants in several categories. More...