February 3, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Book discussion begins today at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library invites children in grades 3 through 5 for a book discussion today – Thursday, Feb. 3 – from 3 to 4 p.m. “The Doll People” by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin will be discussed. More...

Library to hold Irish concert on Sunday

On Sunday, Feb. 6, the group Celtic Harp will perform “Celebrating Ireland in Story and Song,” an all-Irish concert. More...

Uniform donations, orders being accepted

On Thursday, Feb. 10, the Jamestown Soccer Association will hold a fitting-and-ordering session for children who need any item of a uniform. It will be held at the Lawn Avenue School library from 5 to 8 p.m. Personal checks are accepted. More...

Award-winning film showing at library

The Jamestown Community Chorus will sponsor a free showing of the award-winning 2000 film “Topsy Turvy” at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. More...

Local author Kozel schedules book signing

Jamestowner Maggie Kozel will read from and sign copies of her newly released book, “The Color of Atmosphere: One Doctor’s Journey In and Out of Medicine,” on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m., at Central Baptist Church. More...

Free federal, state tax return assistance

The American Association of Retired Persons will offer free assistance with tax returns at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Retirement party planned for Judy Bell

A dinner party is planned this 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...

Melrose School to hold fundraiser tomorrow

The Melrose Avenue School will host an Empty Bowl Fundraiser to support the Rhode Island Community Food Bank tomorrow – Friday, Feb. 4 – from 3:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Lawn Avenue School introduces iMac lab

The Lawn Avenue School will open its new iMac lab to community members beginning on Monday, Feb. 7. The lab consists of seven 27-inch iMac computers and will be open on Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Book fair scheduled for both island schools

A Scholastic book fair will be held at the Melrose Avenue and Lawn Avenue schools from Feb. 7-11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

JHS kicks off program tomorrow night

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will show the film “Traces of the Trade” tomorrow – Friday, Feb. 4. The movie will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Elizabeth Delude-Dix. More...

‘Secret Scripture’ next book discussion

The next book for discussion by the Jamestown Library Book Discussion Group will be on Monday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. The book being discussed will be “Secret Scripture” by Sebastian Barry. More...

Waste collection at Central Landfill Saturday

The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold a household hazardous waste collection at Central Landfill in Johnston on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon. More...

Library, arts center team up for ‘Collaboration’

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will display works of art from past Jamestown Arts Center “Collaboration” shows from Feb. 11 to March 10. More...

Women invited to join group at Grange Hall

The Sewing, Arts and Crafts Group will meet on Mondays – except the second Monday of each month – at the Jamestown Senior Center in Grange Hall from 5 to 8 p.m. There is no fee and women of all ages are welcome. More...