August 16, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Auditions Sunday for ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

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...

Welcome new military families tomorrow

An ice cream social to welcome new military families to the island will be held on Friday, Aug. 17, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. Military families and anyone interested in meeting the newcomers are invited to attend. More...

Tickets on sale for chamber fundraiser

Tickets are 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, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. More...

‘Americana’ currently displayed at Town Hall

“Americana,” an art exhibit sponsored by the Conanicut Island Art Association, is ongoing at the Town Hall gallery through Sept. 13. The public is invited to drop by on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to view the display. More...

3 writing workshops to be held next month

A writing workshop led by Gayen Thompson will be held at the Jamestown Philomenian Library from 1 to 2:15 p.m. on the last three Tuesdays in September. More...

Screening tonight of ‘Mirror Mirror’

Summer film night at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will continue on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. with a showing of “Mirror Mirror.” The event is free and open to the public. The 106-minute movie is rated PG. More...

Hitchcock film will be shown tonight at JAC

The Jamestown Arts Center will show “Rebecca,” the 130-minute Alfred Hitchcock black-and-white film from 1940, on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 9 p.m. There will be indoor and outdoor seating. More...

Fundraiser next month for sailing foundation

The Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the home of the Salk family at 20 Seaview Ave. There will be five sailboats, kayaks and paddleboards for attendees to enjoy. More...

Seaside cruise planned next month at Ft. Getty

The annual Jamestown Seaside Family Cruise will take place at Fort Getty on Sunday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration ends at noon. All classic, custom and antique vehicles are invited to join. More...

Deadline tomorrow to sign up for rec soccer

Deadline to sign up for the Jamestown Soccer Association’s recreational league is Friday, Aug. 17. Enrollment is open to children ages 4 to 14. To register, log on to JamestownSoccer.net. More...

Sign-language courses will be held at library

A free 10-week sign-language class taught by Gemma Guinguing will be held on Thursdays from Sept. 6 to Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Orientations scheduled at Jamestown schools

The Jamestown schools will welcome new families with an orientation on Monday, Aug. 27, at 4:30 p.m. in the Melrose Avenue School multipurpose room. More...