May 26, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Memorial road race scheduled at Ft. Getty

The 10th annual Ali Dunn Packer Memorial Road Race will be held Sunday, June 5, at Fort Getty. The road race is a benefit in memory of Ali, a 15-year-old Jamestown resident and student at La Salle Academy who died in an automobile accident in 2001. More...

Registration begins for summer programs

The Jamestown Arts Center announced its first series of summer programming beginning in July. Camps and classes, including ceramics, printmaking, drawing, photography and mixed media, will be available for islanders of all ages. More...

Chamber to hold meeting with officials

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host an informational meeting at Slice of Heaven on Friday, June 3, at 6 p.m. with Keith Stokes, the executive director of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, and state Rep. Deb Ruggiero. More...

Senator scheduled as speaker at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will welcome U.S. Sen. Jack Reed as its guest speaker for its annual meeting on Friday, June 17, at 6 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Library will close for holiday weekend

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will be closed Saturday, May 28, Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day. The library will also be closed every Sunday. Regular library hours are Monday from 10 a.m. More...

Teen center to hold dance tomorrow

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a dance for sixth, seventh and eighth graders tomorrow – Friday, May 27 – from 7 to 10 p.m. at the recreation center. Cost is $5 and a canned good for local food pantries. More...

Adult softball league to start next week

The Jamestown adult softball program will begin Wednesday, June 1, at 7 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue softball field. Teams will be made that night so interested participants should bring a glove and be ready to play. More...

Marine camps planned by Save the Bay

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

Arts center to feature ‘Dan in Real Film’

The Jamestown Arts Center will hold a free screening of the film “Dan in Real Life” tonight – Thursday, May 26 – at 6 p.m. More...

Donations needed for next month’s festival

Central Baptist Church is accepting donations for its annual June Festival, which is set for June 25. Donations may be dropped off at the church from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from now through June 18. More...

Mom Prom scheduled at PAC Club

The Jamestown Education Foundation will sponsor a Mom Prom on Friday, June 3, at 8 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club. Cost is $30 and all proceeds will benefit the foundation. There will be a cash bar, food, prizes and raffles. More...

Chamber scholarship applications at Baker’s

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will award a $1,000 scholarship to a Jamestown resident who plans to take business courses for career advancement or for graduating high school seniors who plan a course of study in business. More...