June 9, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Arts center to offer summer camps in July

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

Island garden club to hold monthly meeting

The Quononoquott Garden Club will meet on Monday, June 13, at 8:45 a.m. in the St. Matthew’s Church parking lot. Members will then car pool to Tranquil Lake Nursery in Rehoboth, Mass., to conduct a business meeting and tour the gardens. More...

Sen. Reed to speak at library next Friday

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...

Save the Bay to offer summer camps in July

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

Arts center schedules event for next month

The Jamestown Arts Center will hold a Summer Soiree on July 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be an exclusive preview of “Big,” an exhibit of large-scale works by artists from the region curated by Tom Deininger. More...

Driver’s education classes planned for July

A driver’s education course will begin on July 12 at the Jamestown Fire Department. Classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday through Aug. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants must be 15 years and 10 months old by the first class. More...

Donations needed for Central Baptist 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...

Scholarship forms available 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...

Community theatre to hold meeting Monday

The Jamestown Community Theatre will hold its annual board meeting on Monday, June 13, at 7:15 p.m. in the meeting hall at the Jamestown Philomenian library. More...

Teen center summer hours announced

The Jamestown Teen Center recently announced its summer hours. Drop-in hours will be Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2 to 9 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 2 to 10 p.m. Drop-in hours on Thursdays will vary each week. More...