September 8, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Island’s garden club to meet in Portsmouth

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its next meeting at Green Animals, 380 Cory’s Lane in Portsmouth, on Monday, Sept. 12. Members are asked to meet at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church parking lot at 10:45 a.m. More...

CIAA announces next juried Town Hall show

The Conanicut Island Art Association has scheduled its next juried Jamestown Town Hall Art Exhibit entitled “Large Works.” The drop-off date is Thursday, Sept. 15, and all work must be property framed, wired and ready to hang. More...

Library to begin Lego club for kids of all ages

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library. The club will also meet on Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Dec. 22. More...

Prizes to be awarded at Saturday’s Skatefest

Skatefest 2011 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m. at the skate park near Lawn Avenue School – the rain date is scheduled for the following Saturday. More...

‘Gunga Din’ was created by what British author?

The Jamestown Philomenian Library has announced the questions for its monthly literature trivia contest. Winners are randomly drawn from correct entries and will be presented with an area gift certificate. More...

LIMA, MOYLAN WED

Marco Lima and Meghan Moylan were married at Beavertail State Park on Sept. 4. More...

Events planned for National Museum Day

Saturday, Sept. 24 is National Museum Day and the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association will commemorate the day with the unveiling of the newly restored 1905 oil storage building (above). More...

Piano association plans first concert of season

The first concert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association’s upcoming season will be held on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Mystery book group to discuss ‘Booked to Die’

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Monday Night Mystery Book Discussion Group will discuss “Booked to Die,” a mystery by author Jim Dunning, on Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. More...

Community chorus is seeking new singers

The Jamestown Community Chorus is seeking singers in all voice ranges. Rehearsals begin Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church. Registration will take place before rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. More...

Annual Jamestown Day tomorrow at Fort Getty

Jamestown Day 2011 is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. at Fort Getty – the rain date will be Friday, Sept. 16. More...

Teen center schedules orientations, programs

The Jamestown Teen Center will host an orientation for parents and newcomers on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the recreation center. More...

Next month’s ‘Hey Day’ at Godena Farm

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will sponsor “Hey Day” on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Godena Farm. “Hey Day” is a celebration of open space and the “great outdoors on the island.” More...

GOLDEN DAY

The Jamestown School held its 50th reunion on the weekend of Aug. 12, and 23 former students from the Class of 1961 showed up for the event. More...