July 7, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Annual book sale to start today at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold its annual book sale beginning today – Thursday, July 7 – and running through Saturday, July 16. Preview night is tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Jazz quintet scheduled to play at East Ferry

The Lois Vaughan Jazz Quintet will present an outdoor family concert of classic jazz and Latin music on Sunday, July 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Painting workshops at Watson Farm planned

A series of watercolor workshops will begin at Watson Farm on Tuesday, July 26. Natalie Pfanstiehl, who has taught at the Newport Art Museum for more than 20 years, will lead the workshops. More...

Arts center schedules free poetry reading

The Jamestown Arts Center will host “OutLoud: Poetry and Performance,” on Thursday, July 14, at 7 p.m. More...

Volunteers needed for Beavertail Lighthouse

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum is looking for volunteer docents who enjoy meeting and greeting people. Both males and females are encouraged to apply. The museum is a nonprofit educational and historic organization. More...

Driver education to be held at Fire Station

A driver education course will be taught at the Jamestown Fire Station beginning on Tuesday, July 12, and ending on Aug. 5. Classes will be held each Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Teen center to visit Fenway Park today

The Jamestown Teen Center will take a field trip to Fenway Park to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Baltimore Orioles today – Thursday, July 7. The game will start at 7:10 p.m. More...

Island garden club to hold monthly meeting

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of Rita Antine on 36 Walcott Ave. Refreshments will be provided by the hospitality committee. More...

Chorus to hold first rehearsal this weekend

The Men’s Chorus of Jamestown will begin rehearsals on Saturday, July 9, at Grange Hall in preparation for its concert on Saturday, Aug. 27. There are no auditions and the chorus is open to males of all ages regardless of singing experience. More...

Red Sox reporter to hold writing workshop

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host a writing workshop for school-aged children on Friday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to noon. More...

Coast Guard to hold compliance checks

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will check islanders’ vessels to see if a boat is in compliance with federal and state requirements on Saturday, July 9, at the Conanicut Marina from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The check is free. More...