November 17, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

JAC to screen two films tonight as part of RIIFF

The Jamestown Arts Center will screen two films as part of the 2011 Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, Nov. More...

Rec department plans youth volleyball league

The Jamestown Recreation Department will start its youth volleyball program at Lawn Avenue School on Monday, Nov. 21. The program will run every Monday night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

JCC schedules winter concert for next month

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...

Final three ‘Oz’ performances this weekend

The Jamestown Community Theatre has three more productions of “The Wizard of Oz” scheduled this weekend. Performances will be held at the Jamestown Recreation Center on Friday, Nov. More...

New open rec hours on Mondays and Saturdays

The Jamestown Recreation Department is starting open rec for the fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders beginning Monday, Nov. 21. More...

Library club to discuss

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Monday Night Mystery Book Club will discuss Katherine Hall Page’s “The Body in the Sleigh” on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.  More...

Children’s basketball programs announced

The Jamestown Recreation Department has announced starting dates for its youth basketball program. The instructional league will begin on Monday, Nov. 28. More...

Opening reception for CIAA art show tonight

The next juried show of the Conanicut Island Art Association will be on display through Jan. 12 at Town Hall. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Town Hall. More...

Deadline today to drop off items for baskets

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

Clerk’s office kicks off its annual mitten drive

The town clerk’s office will team up with The Secret Garden for its annual mitten drive. Last year a total of 310 items were donated and given to needy families.  More...

5K Saturday to benefit annual D.C. field 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...

Christmas Bazaar next month at St. Matthew’s

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Christmas decorations, ornaments and housewares will be on sale. More...

JAC to hold small works show, sale in December

The Jamestown Arts Center will hold its inaugural holiday small works show and sale in December. The show will feature small works of art from artists from Jamestown and around the state.  More...