July 21, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Boston String Quartet to perform on island

The Boston String Quartet will present “WorldSong” on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church. The concert will include a mix of music, including zydeco, Taiwanese, fiddle, Bulgarian, gypsy, salsa and bossa nova. More...

Blues-rock band set to play concert Sunday

Jamestown’s Summer Concert Series will feature Black and White on Sunday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Filmmaking workshop for children tonight

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

Registration begins for library’s Lego club

The Jamestown Philomenian Library Lego Club for children ages 7 to 12 is now accepting registrations for four separate sessions from 4 to 5 p.m. on the following Thursdays: July 21, July 28, Aug. 4 and Aug. 11. More...

Community chorus to hold summer raffle

The Jamestown Community Chorus will hold its summer raffle at the JCC’s 22nd annual talent show on Thursday, Aug. 18. Ticket holders this year will have a chance to win one of four prepaid gift cards. More...

Volunteers of all ages needed at town farm

The Jamestown Community Farm is still looking for volunteers of all ages. Now in its 11th season, the farm has donated over 137,000 pounds of vegetables to food pantries throughout Rhode Island. More...

Central Baptist to hold its community dinner

Central Baptist Church will hold its community dinner on Friday, July 29, beginning at 4:30 p.m. A meal featuring a lobster roll, chips and a brownie will be available for $12. Chowder will be on sale for $3 a bowl or $6 a pint. More...

Book discussion group to debate ‘Jane Eyre’

The Jamestown Philomenian Library Book Discussion Group will debate Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre” on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. The book discussion will be facilitated by Judy Bell, a volunteer and former library director. More...

Teen center to go rock climbing next week

The Jamestown Teen Center will take a field trip on Thursday, July 28, to go rock climbing. Other scheduled field trips include paintball, Aug. 4; horseback riding, Aug. 11; Six Flags, Aug. 18; and Narragansett Beach on Aug. 25. More...