August 23, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Registration for Girl Scouts next month

The Girl Scouts of Jamestown will hold their fall registration for new families on Monday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. Registration forms will be available. More...

Party tonight for kids in reading program

A party for children who completed the summer reading program will be held on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The event will include sundaes and raffles. More...

Community band will close out concert series

The Jamestown Summer Concert Series will wrap up its 25th consecutive season on Sunday, Aug. 26, with a concert at East Ferry by the Jamestown Community Band. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. and is free to the public. Bring blankets or beach chairs. More...

New families invited to orientation of 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...

Sailing foundation will hold fundraiser Sept. 1

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. Sailboats, kayaks and paddleboards will be available for attendees to enjoy. More...

Ensemble members needed for JCT musical

The Jamestown Community Theater is looking for ensemble members, both male and female, and a few male leading roles for its upcoming musical, “Once Upon a Mattress.” The musical is an adaptation of the fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderse More...

Listen to what Democratic Town Council candidates have to say

A forum with the nine Democratic candidates for Town Council will be held on Monday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Register now for the Columbus Day race

Registration is open for the 37th annual Jamestown Classic, which will be held on Columbus Day, Oct. 8. Atwood Racing Services will once again organize the event. The event is sponsored by the Jamestown Rotary Club. More...

Annual ALRI exhibit to be displayed at JAC

The Art League of Rhode Island will hold its 12th annual exhibition at the Jamestown Arts Center beginning Friday, Aug. 31. More...

Fundraising ‘blitz’ on island Saturday

The North Kingstown High School football team will conduct a fundraising “blitz” on Saturday, Aug. 25. Players will visit Jamestown area residences and businesses to solicit donations to help raise funds for the upcoming season. More...

CBC will host brunch for military families

Central Baptist Church will host a welcome brunch for military families on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m. In addition to food, the brunch will offer information about opportunities and services in Jamestown, as well as the larger New England area. More...

Seaside cruise next month at Fort 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...

Register now for free sign-language classes

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...

Fundraiser Saturday at Fort Getty pavilion

Tickets are still available 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...