April 12, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Benefit dinner at St. Matthew’s Saturday

A benefit dinner for Cole Grace, a 7-year-old boy who was recently diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer, will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Reserve seat today for senior center 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...

Yoga classes begin at golf course Monday

Yoga classes are being offered this spring at the Jamestown Golf Course beginning on Monday, April 16. Classes are sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department and taught by certified yoga instructor Diana McCallister. More...

2 showings planned of ‘A Night to Remember’

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic by showing “A Night to Remember” on Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15. The film will begin at 3 p.m. on both days. More...

Courses will teach women self defense

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

JCC will discuss spring concert on 95.9 WCRI

The Jamestown Community Chorus and its upcoming concert will be the subject of a radio interview on Classical 95.9 WCRI-FM on Sunday, April 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. More...

Sign-language courses begin tonight at library

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

Spaces limited for Farm Kids program

Farm Kids, a six-week afterschool program, will begin on April 27 at Watson Farm. Once a week the youngsters will explore the many different habitats that make up the historic farm and develop their observation skills. More...

Three programs next week for kids at library

Three free programs are scheduled for school-age children during Jamestown’s April vacation, which runs from April 16 to April 20. More...

Learn about carbon footprint tomorrow

The Island Heron will host a talk with Mary Jane Sorrentino on Friday, April 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. Sorrentino, a sustainability consultant, will discuss ways that each person can measure, manage and reduce their carbon footprint. More...

Wear purple in honor of military children

In celebration of the Month of the Military Child, many states including Rhode Island will participate in the Purple Up campaign. More...

Donate today to help out NKHS 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...

Volunteers needed for Earth Day cleanup

The Conservation Commission has scheduled its annual Earth Day shoreline cleanup for Saturday, April 21. Anyone interested in helping clean the island’s shorelines should meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. More...