January 12, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Island preschool now accepting applications

The Melrose Avenue Preschool is currently accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year. All children applying to the preschool must first be screened through the Jamestown Child Outreach Program. More...

Plein air paintings are on display at library

An exhibit of plein air paintings of Jamestown will be on display at the Jamestown Philomenian Library through Feb. 14. The workshop, lead by Evelyn Rhodes, met at island locations during the warmer weeks of 2011. More...

Teen development topic of discussion

The next lecturer at the Friends of Jamestown Youth’s monthly speaker series will be Glenn Miller on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue School. The presentation is geared towards parents and older youth. More...

Jamestown Women’s Club will meet Tuesday

The Jamestown Women’s Club will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. All new members are welcome to attend the meeting. For more information, call Cynthia Smith at 423-0025. More...

Volunteers needed to update library room

The Jamestown Philomenian Library is looking for local artists and craftsmen to help update and reorganize the library’s children’s room. More...

Island Realty will visit senior center monthly

Starting on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Island Realty will visit the Jamestown Senior Center each month with a cake to celebrate birthdays of seniors whose birthdays fall in that month. More...

Rehearsals for spring concert begin Monday

The Jamestown Community Chorus is looking for singers in all voice ranges for its 2012 season. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church. Auditions are not required. More...

CIAA announces dates for Town Hall show

Artists are invited to enter their original artwork in pastels, charcoal and watercolor in the next Town Hall gallery show, sponsored by the Conanicut Island Art Association. More...

Post, VFW to sponsor blood drive on Jan. 22

The Arnold-Zweir Post 22 American Legion and the VFW is sponsoring a blood drive on Sunday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the recreation center. All donors will receive a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. More...

Chamber will sponsor breakfast with Mello

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Breakfast Series begins Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Narragansett Café. The guest for the event will be Police Chief Edward Mello. More...

Screening of ‘Into the West’ at library tonight

The second film in the Jamestown Philomenian Library’s annual Foreign Film Series will be “Into the West,” an Irish film about a grandfather who finds a horse and gives it to his grandchildren. More...