April 7, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Chamber to hold breakfast meeting

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host the third in its series of breakfast meetings on Thursday, April 14, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Narragansett Cafe. More...

Commissioner Gist to hold public forum

Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Deborah Gist will hold a public forum in Jamestown on Monday, April 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Town Hall. More...

Library to host guitar concert on Sunday

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host Lisa Spraragen and Josue Perez, a pair of guitarists who blend the sounds Flamenco, Latin and classical music, on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m. More...

Teens to participate in charity event

The Jamestown Teen Center’s Advisory Council—Adolescents Making Programs for Teens—will participate in the Aquidneck Island Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. More...

Watson Farm to offer afterschool program

Watson Farm will offer a sixweek afterschool program for fifthand sixth-grade students that starts on Friday, April 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. It will run every Friday until June 3. Members will explore the different habitats that make up the farm. More...

Teen center to visit colleges tomorrow

The Jamestown Teen Center will take a tour of Bryant University and Roger Williams University tomorrow—Friday, April 8— from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Group to debate bio of Emily Dickinson

The Jamestown Philomenian Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, April 19, at 1 p.m., at the library to deliberate the biography of poet Emily Dickinson. More...

Girls’ softball league open for registration

The Jamestown Girls’ Softball League is open for registration. Two age groups will be available: an instructional league for grades 1-3 and a youth league for grades 4-7. The deadline for registration is April 15. More...

Piano duo to perform at St. Matthew’s

The piano duo of Svetlana Belsky and Jennifer Maxwell will perform at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on Monday, April 11, at 3 p.m. More...

Library to screen ‘Rose Marie’ next week

The Jamestown Community Theatre and the Jamestown Historical Society will present “Rose Marie” as part of its “Jamestown and the Silver Screen” series on Wednesday, April 13, at 6:45 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Girls’ softball team to hold bingo night

The North Kingstown High School girls’ fast-pitch softball team will host a family bingo night on Friday, April 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school’s cafeteria. More...

Date is scheduled for island Earth Day cleanup

The Jamestown Conservation Commission has scheduled its annual Earth Day shoreline cleanup for Saturday, April 16. Anyone interested in helping clean the island’s shorelines should meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. More...