2011-10-27 / About Town


Dance for teens at rec center Saturday night

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a dance for seventh- and eighthgraders on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the recreation center. Cost is $5. Chaperones and snack donations are also needed. For more information, call Debbie Tungett at 423-7261.

Three Indian films to be shown at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will screen three independent Indian films on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. “Bunty’s Tree,” “Mumbai Charlie” and “Marathon Boy” were all entrees from this year’s Rhode Island International Film Festival. Suggested donation is $10 at the door.

Showing of ‘Crash Dive’ next month at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library, the Jamestown Historical Society, the Arnold/Zweir Post 22 of the American Legion and the VFW Memorial Post 9447 will sponsor a showing of the film “Crash Dive,” starring Tyrone Power and Dana Andrews, on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. at the library. Both actors were in Jamestown during

the filming of the movie. Photographs with the stars and local Jamestowners will also be displayed. This is the final program in the “Jamestown and the Silver Screen” series, a collaboration of nonprofit Jamestown organizations spearheaded by Sue Maden and the Jamestown Historical Society. “Crash Dive” is a World War II film released in 1943. It was directed by Archie Mayo, written by Jo Swerling and W.R. Burnett, and stars Power, Andrews and Anne Baxter. The film is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

WCRI scheduled to interview JCC director

The Jamestown Community Chorus will be featured on WCRI (95.9 FM) on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 7 to 8 p.m. WCRI’s weekly program – “Conducting Conversations” – consists of an hour of music and conversation with notable people in the arts, providing a behind-the-scenes look at their background, interests, special projects, and how music and the arts have impacted their lives. Interviewer Mike Maino will speak with JCC Director B.J. Whitehouse about the group’s upcoming December concert, “Favorite Choruses from Handel’s Messiah with Festival Orchestra and English Carols.” This concert is unusual for the chorus as there will be a chamber orchestra

accompanying the singers. There will only be one performance, which is scheduled for Dec. 11 at the recreation center. The interview will also be available as a podcast from the station’s website: classical959.com. For more information, call 423- 1574.

Flu shots available at Melrose Avenue School

A flu vaccination clinic will be held at the Melrose Avenue School on Monday, Nov. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. There is no charge for students. There is no co-pay for adults with BCBS, United Heathcare, Medicare Part B, Neighborhood Health, Cigna, TriCare or Tufts. (Participants must

bring their insurance card to verify coverage.) The cost is $20 for all others. From 4 to 5 p.m., participants with their last names beginning from A though F will be vaccinated. Last names from G to N will be vaccinated between 5 to 6 p.m., and O to Z from 6 to 7 p.m.

JAC schedules annual community fundraiser

The Jamestown Arts Center will host its second annual community fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 7 to 11 p.m. This year’s theme is Bombay Bash. Bombay Bash will feature a variety of Indian-inspired delights. The party will include Bombay music, inspired

cocktails and tastes of India, a silent auction, and exotically decorated boxes created by more than 25 local artists.

Introductory yoga classes begin tonight

An introduction to yoga class will begin on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Jamestown Golf Course. The introductory class will teach basic yoga poses, help increase overall strength, and improve balance, coordination and flexibility. Poses will be adapted to meet students’ needs. The course will meet for the next six Thursdays, excluding Thanksgiving. Cost is $65 for six weeks. For more information, call instructor Diana McCallister at 423-1228.

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