February 2, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Award-winning films to be shown at JAC

The Jamestown Arts Center will continue its screening of Rhode Island International Film Festival movies on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. More...

Free blood pressure screenings at Baker’s

The Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will offer free blood pressure screenings on Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m. to noon at Baker’s Pharmacy. More...

Library to offer series of computer courses

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host a series of courses for those who need help using their computers. It will also have classes on how to manage an e-reader. More...

Library announces 2 upcoming foreign films

The second film in the Jamestown Philomenian Library’s annual foreign film series will be shown on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. More...

Tibetan monk to speak at library Saturday

Lama Pema Wangdak, a Tibetan teacher who won the 2009 Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his worldwide humanitarian work, will speak at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 4 p.m. More...

Mural will be unveiled tonight at rec center

The Jamestown Teen Center will unveil its mural on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. at the recreation center. More...

Courses on how to knit a scarf begin next week

Nancy Mowbry will lead a knitting seminar at the Jamestown Philomenian Library beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The group will also meet on Feb. 15 and Feb. 22. More...

JFD to compete in race up One Financial Plaza

The Jamestown Fire Department will compete against other local departments in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb on Feb. 25. Participants will race to the 29th floor of One Financial Plaza in Providence in full fire gear. More...

AARP will offer free income tax preparation

The American Association of Retired Persons Foundation has recently begun its tax aide program, which provides free income tax preparation at sites around Newport County. More...