August 25, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Jamestown artist to be featured at art festival

Jamestown resident Jillian Barber will have her work featured at the Newport Art Festival on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Tours of Melrose, Lawn planned for next week

The Jamestown School Department will welcome new families with an orientation on Monday, Aug. 29, at 4:30 p.m. at the Melrose Avenue School. More...

Church celebrates 175 years with 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...

Orientations scheduled by town’s teen center

The Jamestown Teen Center will have its parent and newcomer orientations on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. New members and parents are encouraged to attend to meet the staff and to tour the center. More...

Sunflower contest judging on Saturday

Judging in the Secret Garden’s annual Sunflower Contest of 2011 is planned for this Saturday, Aug. 27.  Secret Garden owner David Urban said ribbons will be awarded for the largest blooms and the tallest plants in several categories. More...

Whitehouse’s staff to visit island next week

The staff of U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse will hold a community outreach day on Monday, Aug. 29, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to help local residents navigate the red tape of government agencies.  More...

Teen center announces hours for school year

The Jamestown Teen Center’s open hours will change for the school year. Beginning Tuesday, Aug. More...

Chorus to perform at senior center Saturday

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...

Solo performance at arts center tomorrow

“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...