August 18, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Library to show ‘Rio’ tomorrow afternoon

The animated family film “Rio” will be shown at the Jamestown Philomenian Library tomorrow – Friday, Aug. 19 – at 3 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. The film is rated G. More...

Military spouses group to welcome newcomers

The Jamestown Military Spouses Group will hold an ice cream social today – Thursday, Aug. 18 – from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library to welcome new military families to the island. More...

What were the names of the Brontë sisters?

The Jamestown Philomenian Library has begun a monthly literature trivia quiz. The winner will be drawn randomly from correct entries and will be presented with an area gift certificate. More...

Registration begins for sign language courses

Two 10-week sign language classes taught by Gemma Guinguing will start Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. A beginner’s class will run on Tuesday nights from Sept. 6 through Nov. 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. More...

Arts center schedules ‘Etudes’ performance

“Etudes for an Astronaut,” a 2011 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award nominee performed by Lance Gries, will come to the Jamestown Arts Center on Friday, Aug. 26, at 8:30 p.m. More...

St. Matthew’s Church to hold organ recital

George Matthew Jr. will perform an organ recital at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 4 p.m. as part of the church’s 175th anniversary celebration. More...

Men’s chorus prepares for upcoming concert

The Men’s Chorus of Jamestown will perform a concert on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center. The musical selections will include liturgical music, sea shanties, English music hall, pop and world music. More...

St. Mark Church to hold festival Saturday

St. Mark Church will hold its Summer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the church grounds. There will be food, raffles and children’s games. More...

Rocky Hill principal to speak at library tonight

Jon Schoenwald, Ph.D., Rocky Hill’s new head of school, will visit the Jamestown Philomenian Library today – Thursday, Aug. 18 – at 10 a.m. Schoenwald will lead a discussion on 21st century educational trends. More...

Annual fundraiser at town farm Saturday

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “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...