July 14, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

JSA to hold summer beach party Saturday

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold a summer beach party at Head’s Beach on Saturday, July 16, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. New offi- cers will be installed at the party. More...

Guitarist to perform at East Ferry Sunday

The third event of Jamestown’s Summer Concert Series will feature Garry Foisy on Sunday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Members still needed for all-male chorus

The Men’s Chorus of Jamestown is still looking for new members to participate in its August concert. The chorus generally rehearses from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Grange Hall on Thursdays. More...

NKHS Class of 1986 to hold 25th reunion

The North Kingstown High School Class of 1986 will hold its 25th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to midnight at the West Valley Inn in West Warwick. The fee is $45 per person or $86 per couple. More...

JCC announces dates for auditions, show

The Jamestown Community Chorus will hold its 22nd annual talent show – “Summer Nights” – on Thursday, Aug. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. Auditions for the talent show will be held on Monday, Aug. More...

Osprey chicks hatch in nest off of North Main

Two osprey chicks hatched recently in the nest located off of North Main Road. To see the new birds, visit the Conanicut Island Raptor Project website at conanicu traptors.com. More...

Newbolt make dean’s list at RIT in N.Y.

Joel Newbolt of Jamestown was named to the dean’s list for the third straight quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology (N.Y.). Newbolt is a sophomore who is studying physics and mechanical engineering. More...

Book sale continues at library until Saturday

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will continue its annual book sale through Saturday, July 16. The sale is open to the public during regular operating hours at the library. Saturday will be the library’s $1 bag sale. More...

Filmmaking workshop for children at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold a filmmaking workshop for children ages 10 and older on Thursday, July 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. More...

Arts center schedules poetry reading tonight

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

St. Matthew’s to hold Summer Fair Saturday

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will hold its 80th annual Summer Fair on Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on church grounds. The event will be held rain or shine. More...

Watson Farm to start watercolor workshops

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...

Smith named to dean’s list at Salve Regina

Ashley Smith of Jamestown has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester at Salve Regina University. Smith is a graduate of the Class of 2011. More...