June 28, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Poetry readings, book signing at Island Heron

Gretchen Steele Pratt, the author of “One Island,” a book of poems that was chosen as the winner of the 2009 Anhinga Prize for Poetry, will read some of her work and hold a book signing at The Island Heron on Monday, July 2, at 7:45 p.m. More...

JEF fundraiser next month at Dutch Harbor

The Jamestown Education Foundation will hold its biannual summer fundraiser on July 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Dutch Harbor Boat Yard. The event will include hors d’oeuvres provided by Jamestown Fish and complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks. More...

Dance will kick off the summer at teen center

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a dance on Saturday, June 30, from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $5. Chaperones and snacks are appreciated. For more information, call Molly Conlon at 423-7261. More...

Lego club will meet at library in July, August

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will be meet in the meeting hall on the following Thursdays: July 5, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 15, Aug. 23 and Aug. 30. The sessions will last from 3 to 4 p.m. More...

Yoga at Beavertail will begin next week

A yoga class will meet at Beavertail State Park beginning Thursday, July 5, at 6 p.m. The class is open to all levels. Diana McCallister will be the instructor. Cost is $15 for a single class, $60 for five classes, or $100 for 10 classes. More...

Two $500 grants will be awarded to athletes

The Fuzz Foundation for Dedicated Athletes has extended its deadline for its 2012 awards. More...

Summer book sale will begin July 12 at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s annual summer book sale will be held July 12 through July 21 at the library. On sale will be books, CDs, DVDs, children’s literature, and books on CD and cassette. More...

Register today for sewing workshop

The Jamestown Philomenian Library invites young adults in grades 7 through 12 to a hands-on craft program by artist Moira Richardson on Monday, July 2, from 4 to 5 p.m. More...

Eligible teens should register for drivers ed

Drivers education will begin on July 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jamestown Fire Station. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Aug. 14. More...

Watson Farm to host watercolor workshops

Artists are invited to join Natalie Pfanstiehl in watercolor-painting workshops at Watson Farm on three separate Saturdays: July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8. Each workshop will last from 9:30 to 3 pm. More...

Trunk show and sale tomorrow night at JAC

The Jamestown Arts Center will hold a trunk show of women’s clothing on Friday, June 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. The clothes are from Tiny Crush Society by local designer Dre Rawlings. More...