October 14, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

PAC blood drive Nov. 15

The Rhode Island Blood Center will host a blood drive from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15, at the Portuguese American Citizens Club on Narragansett Avenue in Jamestown. More...

Shores group to host ‘meet the candidates’

The Jamestown Shores Association will host a “Meet the Candidates” night on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center at 6 West St. More...

Islander to share Palestine experiences

A Rhode Island resident’s experiences during a recent trip to The West Bank, Palestine, will be the topic of a forum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, at Central Baptist Church. More...

Community Band ‘pops concert’ Tuesday

The Jamestown Community Band will present a fall “pops concert” on Tuesday, Oct 19, at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club at 138 Narragansett Ave. More...

AARP chapter meets

The Newport County AARP chapter will hold its monthly meeting this Monday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m. at Fenner Avenue Hall in Newport. New members should come at 1:15 and bring their national AARP membership card. More...

Hire a teen for fall chores

Fall is here, and leaves are falling. Why not hire a local teen to help you rake, mow, weed, stack firewood, clear brush and more? Teens are also available to provide childcare and pet sitting. More...

Special visit

Islander Madison Maguire visited the PawSox recently as the winner of the Jamestown Philomenian Library’s ‘Make a Splash – Read!’ program, held in conjunction with Citizens Ban More...

Library to hold special book sale

A special book sale will be held in the meeting hall of the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Yoga for a cause this Sunday

“Community yoga for a cause” will combine yoga with raising money for flood victims in Pakistan on Sunday, Oct. 17, at 1:30 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Seafood supper at Baptist church tomorrow

Lobster bisque, clam chowder and stuffed quahogs will headline the menu for a community seafood supper on Friday, Oct. 15, at Central Baptist Church. More...

VNS to hold Jamestown flu clinics

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will hold two seasonal flu clinics for people ages 18 and older in Jamestown. This Monday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. More...

Library to host talk on ‘Ice Age art’

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a talk on “The Creative Ice Age Brain: Cave Art in the Light of Neuroscience” by Barbara Olins Alpert, on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. More...

Students to sponsor walk for breast cancer

The Lawn Avenue School Student Council will sponsor a “Walk for Breast Cancer” on Saturday, Oct. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Melrose School playground. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Sue Boland took the Jamestown Press along while visiting her daughter and grandchildren recently in Edisto Beach, South Carolina. More...

Teens seek toys for community service project

The Teen Center’s Advisory Council, Adolescents Making Programs for Teens, will collect toys for Hasbro Children’s Hospital during the upcoming holiday season. More...