January 13, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Tryouts for ‘The Pirates of Penzance’

Tryouts for the lead parts in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” will be held on Monday, Jan. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Central Baptist Church. More...

Preschool accepting applications

The Melrose Avenue Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 school year. The program accepts children ages 3 to 5. There is a morning session and an afternoon session from Monday through Thursday, and a morning session on Friday. More...

Event for seventh graders at Teen Center

The Teen Center will host an event for seventh graders tonight – Thursday, Jan. 13 – from 6 to 8 p.m., at the recreation center. The event is free and will feature refreshments and a movie. Only seventh graders will be admitted. More...

Yoga class for parents, children is announced

A five-week session of parentand child yoga will begin on Monday, Jan. 17, at 4 p.m., at the Jamestown Golf Course. The class is taught by Diana McCallister and sponsored by the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department. More...

Melrose School fundraiser to fight hunger

The Melrose School will host an Empty Bowl Fundraiser to support the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Friday, Jan. 21, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. The event will serve soup, macaroni and cheese, bread, homemade desserts and drinks. More...

Nonviolence institute to discuss peace

The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence will hold a dessert reception at the Jamestown library on Thursday, Jan. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

PAC Club hosts weekly dance classes

Weekly dance classes begin at the Portuguese American Citizens Club and will be held each Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. The ballroom and Latin dance lessons, taught by Nelia Lawton, begin at 7 p.m., and last one hour. More...

Schedule for library story times announced

Following the holidays, the Jamestown library story times will return to regular schedules. On Tuesdays, the library will hold Pajama Story Time from 6:30 to 7 p.m., which is open to children of all ages. More...

JCT and Teen Center to host workshops

The Jamestown Community Theatre will offer free games and workshops centered around theatre to teens that would like to work on acting, improvisation, set design and backstage management. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Retirement party planned for Judy Bell

A dinner party is planned next month to honor Judy Bell, who is retiring as director of the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The celebration will be held at the Portuguese American Citizens Club on Friday, Feb. 25, starting at 6 p.m. More...

Dinner, discussion scheduled for eighth graders

Eighth graders and their parents are invited to attend a dinner on Monday, Jan. 24, at 6:15 p.m., at Lawn Avenue School to discuss the importance of making the right decisions as they enter high school. More...

Chamber announces first business breakfast

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host a series of breakfast meetings that will begin on Jan. 27, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The meetings will be held at the Narragansett Cafe. More...