December 1, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

St. Mark to host advent mediation, harp music

St. Mark Church will hold an advent meditation with harp music on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. with Margaret Day and Katherine O’ Neill. More...

Courses planned for first-aid certification

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will offer first-aid and babysitting certification courses on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $45 and advance registration is required. Scholarships are available. More...

Tickets available for JCC’s Handel concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus will perform its holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. at the recreation center. Tickets are $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors and children. More...

Holiday book sale this weekend at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold its annual holiday book sale on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be free giftwrapping on Saturday. More...

String quartet to play at Central Baptist Church

The Boston String Quartet will return to Jamestown to present a Celtic Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. Joining the critically acclaimed quartet will be Irish singer Pan Morigan. More...

Former island author to discuss ‘Hessian’ novel

Walter Schroder, a former Jamestown resident, will discuss his novel, “The Hessian Drummer Boy of Newport,” on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. The forum is open to the public. More...

Bakers needed to help raise funds for D.C. trip

The Lawn Avenue School’s eighth-grade class will hold a bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Melrose Avenue School. More...

Guest speaker to talk about holiday relaxing

The Friends of Jamestown Youth will continue their All About YOUth speaker series on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. at the recreation center. More...

Open house next week at community farm

The Jamestown Community Farm will hold a public open house at the farm on Eldred Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Two sessions planned for teens to paint mural

The Jamestown Teen Center will begin creating a mural on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the recreation center. There will be a second organized session at the same time and location on Tuesday, Dec. 13. More...

Instrument players may join band Saturday

Prior to the lighting of the tree at East Ferry on Saturday, Dec. 3, members of the Jamestown Community Band will take their annual holiday stroll down Narragansett Avenue, stopping in the shops to serenade shopkeepers with songs of the season. More...

Community farm to hold wreath workshop

Lynda Sutton will hold a holiday wreath-making workshop at the Jamestown Community Farm on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. All materials and assistance will be provided to create an all-natural holiday wreath. More...

JCC to be featured on NBC’s ‘Sunrise Show’

The Jamestown Community Chorus will be featured on NBC 10’s “Coffee Cup Salute” on Monday, Dec. 5, at 5:45 a.m. The segment is on the early-morning program, “Sunrise Show.” More...