August 2, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Free concert tonight at Central Baptist

Students of Julie Beth Andrews will hold a recital at Central Baptist Church on Thursday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. More...

Auditions upcoming for annual talent show

The Jamestown Community Chorus will hold auditions for its 23rd annual talent show on Monday, Aug. 13, and Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Jamestown Recreation Center at 6:30 p.m. A piano accompanist will be available. There is no charge to audition. More...

Kids invited to join cartoonist Saturday

Children are invited to the Jamestown Philomenian Library for a free workshop by cartoonist Eric Fulford on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. to noon. Fulford, with help from the audience, will create and tell the story of a new comic book hero. More...

Lobster rolls, chowder on sale next weekend

Central Baptist Church will have lobster rolls, clam cakes and chowder for sale on Saturday, Aug. 11, starting at 4 p.m. Customers can eat in or take out. A lobster roll with chips and a brownie will cost $12. More...

Greg Abate will play at East Ferry Sunday

The Jamestown Summer Concert Series will feature Greg Abate on Sunday, Aug. 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. Abate is one of Rhode Island’s finest jazz musicians and a world-class alto sax player. More...

Kids’ fishing derby Saturday at reservoir

The Jamestown Striper Club will hold its annual fishing derby on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the North Pond reservoir – rain or shine. Children between the ages of 3 and 14 are invited. Hot dogs, bait and beverages will be provided. More...

Buy tickets today for chamber fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s annual summer fundraiser that will be held at the new Fort Getty pavilion on Saturday, Aug. 25. More...

Screening of ‘Atomic Mom’ Monday night

“Atomic Mom,” an awardwinning documentary by former Newport resident M.T. Silvia, will be shown on the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima on Monday, Aug. 6, at 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

JCT tryouts later this month at rec center

The Jamestown Community Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming November musical titled “Once Upon a Mattress” on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Jamestown Recreation Center. More...

Festival next weekend at St. Mark Church

St. Mark Church will hold its family festival on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church grounds. There will be raffl es, gift tables, baked goods and a garden shop. There will also be handmade crafts for sale. More...

Registration begins for recreational soccer

Registration is now open for the Jamestown Soccer Association’s recreational league. Enrollment is open to children from age 4 for the under-6 division, to age 14 for the under-14 division. Deadline is Friday, Aug. 17. More...

Tattoos for teens tonight at library

A body-art workshop for teens will be held at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants will learn about body art and its history, particularly henna. More...