December 9, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Chamber hosts holiday horse-drawn hayrides

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host holiday horse-drawn hayrides on Sunday, Dec. 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. The hayrides will depart from the Conanicut Marine Services Ship’s Store at 20 Narragansett Ave. More...

Teen Center hosts Snowflake Dance

The Adolescents Making Programs for Teens, the Teen Center’s advisory council, will host a Snowflake Dance for teens, grades 7 and up. More...

Local children prepare for holiday sing-along

The Jamestown library will hold a holiday sing-along on Wednesday, Dec. 15. Local resident and multi-disciplinary artist and musician Ellen Berry is taking two weeks to prepare the participating island children for the event. More...

Maden, Enright discuss new book

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Children’s book club discusses Angleberger

The Jamestown library invites children in grades 3 through 5 for the first children’s book club discussion group on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. More...

Guest vocalist Cruz performs at chapel

The Jamestown Chapel will host a Christmas musical presentation on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m. There will be seasonal selections presented by various instrumentalists and guest vocal artist Michelle Cruz will lead the singing. More...

Group discusses ‘Art of Racing in the Rain’

The Book Discussion Group will meet at the Jamestown library on Monday, Dec. 20, and Tuesday, Dec. 21. The book that they will be discussing is Garth Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel.” More...

Community band to hold holiday concert

The Jamestown Community Band will present its annual holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club at 128 Narragansett Ave. More...

Driver’s ed will be held at fire station

A driver’s education class will be held at the Jamestown Fire Station starting on Dec. 10 and ending on Jan. 7. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8 to 11 a.m. More...

Garden club meets at senior center

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold a brief business meeting on Monday, Dec. 13, at the senior center at 11 a.m. That evening club members, husbands and guests are welcomed at the Westlake’s home on 55 Sunset Ave. in Wakefield. More...

Holiday helpers gather at recreation center

The Jamestown Senior Center and Jamestown Teen Center will offer a Holiday Helpers service. Seniors and teens will be available to wrap presents, iron linens and polish silver at the recreation center on 41 Conanicus Ave. on Dec. 11 and Dec. More...

Town asks for mitten and glove donations

Once again employees from the Town of Jamestown will conduct their traditional holiday Mitten Drive to support the Women’s Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties. More...

Jamestown student wins art award at Saint Andrew’s School

Jamestowner Eva de la Ronde, a senior at Saint Andrew’s School in Barrington, won an award in a school-wide competition for creating the Saint Andrew’s 2010 holiday greeting card. More...

Celebrate the season at Cottage & Garden

Cottage & Garden will host its holiday open house on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. Located on 9 Bridge St. in Newport, the antique shop invites the public to celebrate the start of the holiday season. More...