October 20, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Jack O’ Lantern Jog planned for Oct. 30

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will hold its 23rd annual Jack O’ Lantern Jog on Sunday, Oct. 30. More...

Library’s Lego club to meet three more times

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

Kids invited to library for Halloween project

School-age children and their caretakers are invited to come in costume and decorate graham cracker haunted houses on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. More...

Nine horror films to be screened at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will screen nine films as part of the Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.  More...

Open recreation hours on Mondays, Saturdays

The Jamestown Recreation Department will begin its open recreation program for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders on Monday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

Cartoonist displays pumpkin art Oct. 27

Jamestown Press cartoonist Will Wilson will again display his jack o’ lantern creations locally before taking them to Providence for Pumpkins in the Park.  About 30 uniquely carved pumpkins will be on display at Wilson’s home at 42 C More...

Over-40 adult soccer to begin this weekend

The Jamestown Recreation Department will begin its over-40 adult soccer program on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. More...

Association to hear from school panel candidates

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center. More...

CIAA sponsors display of art etchings at library

Gail Bolger will exhibit a selection of her prints in the Jamestown Philomenian Library gallery during the month of October.  On display are etchings, embossed serigraphs and collagraphs, and she also includes an explanation of the work involved More...

Deadline looming for annual photo contest

The Humane Society of Jamestown is accepting submissions for its photo contest. More...

Teen center to close Saturday for AMPT trip

The Jamestown Teen Center will be closed for its regular hours on Saturday, October 22. More...

Coffee hour with NKHS principal this Monday

A community coffee hour will take place on Monday, Oct. 24, from 8 to 9 a.m. in the NKHS cafeteria. This event is open to parents and community members from North Kingstown and Jamestown. Dr. More...

Six ‘Oz’ performances planned for November

The Jamestown Community Theatre has announced the November dates for its production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The November production coincides with the Jamestown Community Theatre’s 21st anniversary.  More...

Halloween hayrides

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will sponsor a family Halloween celebration at Godena Farm on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The event will include hayrides through the field, followed by cookies and cider around a campfire. More...

‘Atticus’ performance this weekend at library

Richard Clark will perform “Atticus” on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m. in the Jamestown Philomenian Library Meeting Hall.  More...

Jamestown Fitness to hold kids’, dog parade

Jamestown Fitness will sponsor a Halloween Parade for kids and dogs on Saturday, Oct. 29, beginning with a dog parade at 10 a.m. at the Jamestown Fire Department. The parade will end at East Ferry.  More...

Red Ribbon Week next week at Lawn Avenue

The annual celebration of Red Ribbon Week will begin on Monday, Oct. 24. Communities and students across America will commit to living drug-free. Red Ribbon Week is the most far-reaching and well-known drug prevention event in America. More...