June 16, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Scholarships available for arts center camps

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...

Library to hold annual book sale next month

The Jamestown Philomenian Library is now accepting donations for its upcoming book sale. Donations will be accepted until Saturday, June 25. The sale will be held from July 7 through July 16. More...

Summer field trips for teens 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...

Central Baptist needs donations for 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...

Chamber to award a $1,000 scholarship

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...

‘Little Bee’ next title for book discussion

June’s book discussion at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will focus on “Little Bee,” a novel by Chris Cleave. The group will meet on Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, June 21, at 1 p.m. More...

Sen. Reed to speak at library tomorrow

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...

Golf tournament to be held next month

A nine-hole scramble golf tournament will be held on Saturday, July 16, at the Jamestown Golf Course. More...

Reading program to begin next week

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will participate in a statewide summer reading program, which begins on June 22. More...

Marine camps planned on Narragansett Bay

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