April 5, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

N.K. senior will perform at arts center April 12

North Kingstown High School senior and lifelong Jamestown resident Sydney Keen will present her senior project as a benefit dance performance at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. More...

Community band will hold concert Tuesday

The Jamestown Community Band will present its spring concert on Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club. The performance is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. More...

Police to offer free self-defense training

The Jamestown Police Department is offering a rape aggression defense class for women of all ages. The four-day basic self-defense course will be held April 23 to April 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Melrose Avenue School. More...

Democrats to discuss upcoming elections

The Jamestown Democratic Town Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Grange Hall on West Street on Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. More...

Donations needed to benefit sailing team

The North Kingstown High School sailing team is looking for nautical items to sell during its May 5 fundraiser. To donate, contact Lisa Bryer at 423-2939 or granuelle@yahoo.com. Donated items will be picked up by organizers. More...

Make reservations for free ‘surprise’ lunch

There will be a free lunch at noon at the Jamestown Senior Center on Wednesday, April 18. Chef Dana Flynn of Blenheim Senior Services will bring a surprise meal to serve to island seniors. More...

Disability workshop in Narragansett

The Rhode Island Parent Information Network will hold a workshop titled “Section 504: A Parent’s Guide” in the media center at the Narragansett Middle School on Tuesday, April 10. More...

Sign-language classes to be held at library

A 10-week course in sign language will be held from April 12 through June 14 at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The class will be taught by Gemma Guinguing, who won Miss Deaf Rhode Island in 2005. More...

Island garden club will meet at St. Matthew’s

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the year at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on Monday, April 9. A business meeting will begin at 1p.m.followedbya2p.m.program. More...

Kids invited to Easter egg hunt Saturday

The Jamestown Women’s Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 7, at the school fields. The event will start promptly at 10 a.m. More...

Taxpayers will discuss issues with fire, EMS

The Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown will sponsor an open forum with the Fire Department and EMS Division at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Wednesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting hall. More...

Support military kids by wearing purple

April marks the nation’s Month of the Military Child. In celebration, many states including Rhode Island are participating in a Purple Up Campaign. More...

Watson Farm to hold 6-week youth program

A six-week afterschool program for fifth- and sixth-graders will begin on April 27 at Watson Farm. Once a week the children will explore the many different habitats that make up the historic farm and develop their observation skills. More...

Last call to advertise in telephone directory

The last call is Monday, April 9, to submit new or updated listings for the 2012 Jamestown Telephone Directory. It is also the deadline for advertising. More...

4 islanders honored by Portsmouth Abbey

Four islanders were honored academically at Portsmouth Abbey School for the 2011-12 winter term. More...