December 8, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Book fair planned to benefit eighth-graders

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, the eighth-grade class at Lawn Avenue School will hold a book fair at Barnes and Noble in Middletown to raise money for its trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Open house Saturday 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...

Meditation with harp music tonight St. Mark

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

BIRTHS

• Hugo Lazen-Bernard was born Sept. 14 at South County Hospital to Gabrielle V.L. Reed and Christian Lazen-Bernardt of Jamestown. • Brenden Harris Dourado was born Sept. More...

Arts center offers series of holiday workshops

The Jamestown Arts Center announced a series of holiday workshops beginning on Saturday, Dec. 10. More...

Arts center to feature four films for festival

The Jamestown Arts Center will feature four movies as part of the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, Dec. 15, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Teens invited to rec center to paint mural

Artists of all abilities are invited to the recreation center to join the Jamestown Teen Center paint a mural on Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Band holiday concert next week at PAC Club

The Jamestown Community Band will present its annual holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club. More...

Boston String Quartet to visit Central Baptist

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...

Babysitting courses Saturday at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will offer babysitting and first-aid 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...

SANTA’S VISIT

Joseph Froberg tells Santa and Mrs. Claus what he would like for Christmas. The North Pole couple visited the Conanicut Ship’s Store on Saturday where they had their pictures taken with many island kids. More...