April 21, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

CIAA to hold ‘Reflections’ art show

The Conanicut Island Art Association will display its new show, “Reflections,” at Town Hall from April 28 to May 5. All media will be accepted. More...

Charity walk to be held at Fort Wetherill

The third annual Childhood Stroke Awareness Walk will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Wetherill. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association. More...

Rotary Club to hold its annual 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...

Senior center will hold seminars for retirees

The Jamestown Senior Center will host four seminars — April 28, May 27, June 24 and July 20 — at Grange Hall. Each seminar will begin at 1 p.m. More...

Museum holds contest for college bound

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...

CIAA offers grants for graduating 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...

Teen center to hold b-ball tourney today

The Jamestown Teen Center will hold a three-on-three basketball tournament today — Thursday, April 21 — from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants must be at least 13 years old. More...

Women’s club sponsors an 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. Students through the fourth grade are invited. An egg toss will be held for fifth and sixth graders. More...

‘Loaded Gun’ to be shown at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold a screening of the film “Loaded Gun: Life, and Death and Dickinson” on Tuesday, April 26, at 1 p.m. at the library. The one-hour documentary is about the life of poet Emily Dickinson. More...

Save the Bay offers summer camps

Save the Bay and the Jamestown Education Foundation will offer a week-long boat-based camp for students entering middle school. More...

Community chorus to hold spring 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...

Carlisle Scholarship applications available

Applications for the Leigha Carlisle Scholarship are now available at the North Kingstown High School’s guidance office. To be eligible for the college grant, students must be graduating seniors and residents of Jamestown. More...

Realtors will award two scholarships

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...

Teen center looks for racers, volunteers

Adolescents Making Programs for Teens, the Jamestown Teen Center’s advisory council, will participate in the Aquidneck Island Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. More...