August 4, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Arts and crafts group looking for members

The Sewing, Arts and Crafts Group reminds women that it meets on the first, third and fourth Monday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center. The meetings are free and open to women of all ages. 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 former library director Judy Bell. More...

Chamber, community farm to hold fundraiser

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host Tuscan Night on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Jamestown Community Farm. There will be live music by Slippery Sneakers, a Cajun zydeco roots band. More...

Chorus’ annual talent show to hold tryouts

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...

Former Jamestowner to hold book signing

Walter Schroder, an author and longtime Jamestown resident, will hold a book signing for his latest title – “The Hessian Drummer Boy of Newport” – at Wilson’s of Wickford on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Boston String Quartet to perform Saturday

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...

JCC raffle tickets being sold at two locations

The Jamestown Community Chorus has begun selling tickets for its summer raffle that will be held at the JCC’s 22nd annual talent show on Thursday, Aug. 18. More...

NKHS Class of 1986 to hold reunion Saturday

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...

Town’s concert series to feature Greg Abate

The Jamestown summer concert series will feature Greg Abate on Sunday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Island garden club to hold business meeting

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold a brief business meeting on Monday, Aug. 8, at Grange Hall at 10 a.m. A summer party will be held the same evening at the home of Norma Willis at 1191 North Main Road at 6:30 p.m. More...

Auditions scheduled for ‘Wizard of Oz’

Auditions for roles in the Jamestown Community Theatre’s November production of “The Wizard of Oz” will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 3:30 p.m. Also needed are chorus members and dancers of all ages. More...