April 14, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Central Baptist to hold forum Sunday

Leah Schroder Fox, a Jamestown native and the director of public programs at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H., will hold a forum at Central Baptist Church on Sunday, April 17 at 11 a.m. More...

Women’s club to hold Easter egg hunt

The Jamestown Women’s Club will hold an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 23, at the school fields at 10 a.m. More...

Deadline upcoming for youth softball league

Tomorrow — Friday, April 15 — is the final day to sign up for the Jamestown Girls’ Softball League. The league is for girls in grades first through seventh. More...

Afterschool program at Watson Farm

Watson Farm will offer a sixweek afterschool program for fifth- and sixth-grade students that beings 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...

Rotary Club announces date for May Breakfast

The Jamestown Rotary Club will hold its 47th annual May Breakfast on Saturday, April 30, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Melrose Avenue School. The May Breakfast is the club’s longest running event. More...

CIAA to offer $3,000 in grants for seniors

The Conanicut Island Art Association will offer $3,000 in scholarship grants to graduating high school seniors. Eligible students must be a resident of Jamestown and graduating from a Rhode Island high school. More...

Applications available for Stone Fund Scholarship

Applications are available for the Elizabeth Stone Fund Scholarship, a one-time award for expenses associated with the freshman year of a student at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning. More...

Library to hold vacation programs

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold a series of programs for children next week during school vacation. On Tuesday, April 19, Project Chick will hold a presentation about chickens and eggs at 2 p.m. More...

Rec center open during school vacation

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will hold an open recreation center next week from Monday, April 18, to Thursday, April 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. for fourth, fifth and sixth graders during school vacation. More...

Girls’ softball team to hold Bingo Night

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

Library group to discuss biography, film

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s 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...

Tickets on sale for ‘Spring Fling’ concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present two performances of “Spring Fling: Our Salute to Broadway,” on Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 8, at 3 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Beavertail Museum offers two scholarships

The Beavertail Museum Lighthouse Association will offer two $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors who are Jamestown residents and have been accepted into a school of higher learning. More...

Teens, chaperones needed for charity relay

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...

Realtors offers scholarships to Newport County

The Newport County Board of Realtors will offer two $1,000 scholarships to college-bound students who live in Newport County. The scholarship recipient is chosen on criteria based on financial need, extra-curricular activities and academic standing. More...

Women’s club to offer awards for freshmen

The Jamestown Women’s Club is accepting applications for two $1,000 scholarships. These are one-time awards for expenses associated with a student’s first year at school. More...

Two islanders to perform at URI

The University of Rhode Island will hold a fournight Spring Jazz Series at the URI Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on 105 Upper College Road in Kingston. More...