June 23, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Arts center announces summer classes

The Jamestown Arts Center announced its first series of summer classes 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...

McQuade’s to match firework donations

McQuade’s Marketplace announced that it will match all donations that are made at the grocery store to the Rocket ’Hogs fireworks fund. More...

Retirement seminars to be held for seniors

The Jamestown Senior Center will hold the second in a series of free seminars conducted by representatives from Banker’s Life and Casualty on Thursday, June 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. More...

Last week to register for summer camps

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

Central Baptist to hold June Festival Saturday

Central Baptist Church will hold its June Festival on Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A live auction will begin at 11 a.m. and will feature an antique rocking chair, desks, rugs and other furniture. More...

Library to sponsor kite-making workshop

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will sponsor a kite-making workshop to be held at Fort Getty on Wednesday, July 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Interactive storytelling at library next week

Christopher Kavi Carbone will hold a performance for children at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Tuesday, June 28, from 2 to 3 p.m. Carbone will take the children on an imaginary tour of Italy through interactive storytelling and music. More...

Book sale scheduled at library 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...

Teen center schedules summer field trips

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...

Golf tourney to benefit wounded servicemen

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

Secret Garden begins annual flower contest

The Secret Garden launched its 15th annual Sunflower Contest. The store is now giving away free sunflower plants to gardeners, and prizes will be awarded in August for the tallest plants and largest blooms. All contest is open to islanders of ages. More...

Conanicut Yacht Club announces annual race

The Conanicut Yacht club recently announced that it is now accepting registrations for the Around the Island race scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 4. The annual event has been part of the island for over 80 years. More...

Summer and baseball camps begin next week

The Parks and Recreation Baseball Camp will start Monday, June 27, and ends July 1. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Eric Bush will be the instructor. Also, the Jamestown Summer Camp will begin on Monday, June 27, at Fort Getty. More...

Tickets available for Summer Soiree event

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...