November 10, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Winter projects under way for women’s club

The Jamestown Women’s Club will hold its next meeting at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 3:15 p.m. The club is currently working on its winter programs, including the annual lighting of the town Christmas tree. More...

Babysitting courses offered at library

Anyone new to babysitting or who would like to sharpen their skills are encouraged to sign up for the American Red Cross babysitter certification. There will also be a course for first aid certification. More...

Meet the police chief at the library next week

The Taxpayers Association of Jamestown will sponsor a meetand greet with Police Chief Edward Mello on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Deadline upcoming for Thanksgiving baskets

Organizers for the Thanksgiving baskets are asking that hats and scarves that were crocheted over the summer be dropped off by Thursday, Nov. 17, in order to distribute the baskets by the holiday. Last year 46 scarves were donated. More...

JCT production of ‘Oz’ to open this weekend

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...

Drop-off deadline for CIAA juried show today

The next juried show of the Conanicut Island Art Association will be on display from Nov. 17 to Jan. 12 at Town Hall. The exhibit is open to all photography. Up to three pieces may be entered. More...

5K planned to help with eighth-graders’ D.C. trip

A Walking to Washington 5K will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. at Lawn Avenue School. The walk will finish back at the school. More...

WWII film screening at library Friday night

The Jamestown Historical Society will sponsor a screening of the film “Crash Dive” on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. Actors Tyrone Power and Dana Andrews were in Jamestown during the filming of the movie. More...

Annual piano concert to feature URI students

Students studying piano at the University of Rhode Island will perform in concert on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Dr. More...

JCC to feature Handel’s ‘Messiah’ in December

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present “Favorite Choruses from Handel’s Messiah with Festival Orchestra and English Carols” on Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. More...

Chef from The Pier to show off cooking skills

Chef Kevin Gaudreau of The Pier Restaurant in Newport will hold a cooking demonstration at the Jamestown Senior Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is part of the All about YOUth speaker series. More...