August 30, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

CISF fundraiser will be held on Saturday

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...

Register now for the PTO golf tournament

The Jamestown PTO will hold a golf tournament and fundraiser at the Jamestown Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., and lunch and raffles will follow at 11:30 a.m. More...

Driver’s education will begin Sept. 17 at JFD

Driver’s education begins on Monday, Sept. 17, at the Jamestown Fire Station. Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6 to 9 p.m. through Oct. 24. Eligible students must be 15 years, 10 months old by the first class. More...

Author will discuss Lyme disease Sept. 10

Katina Makris, the author of “Out of the Woods,” will speak on Monday, Sept. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Mark Church about her 10- year healing journey from misdiagnosed Lyme disease. More...

Seminar Tuesday will focus on septic systems

Jim vonMeier, an environmental scientist, will hold a seminar on septic systems on Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Jamestowner’s prints on display at library

Award-winning printmaker Jane McNally Wright is currently showing her monotype prints at the Jamestown Philomenian Library during business hours through Sept. 21. More...

Book group to discuss Amy Waldman novel

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s book group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 17, to discuss Amy Waldman’s novel, “The Submission.” The book was named best book of the month in August 2011 by Amazon.com. More...

Annual seaside cruise at Fort Getty Sunday

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...

Girl Scout registration next month at library

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 and troop leaders will be on hand to answer questions. More...

Donations needed for Swap & Shop event

A Swap & Shop event will take place at the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation’s annual fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 1. Organizers are still accepting sailing-related items for the event. More...

Cub Scouts will hold rally night next week

Jamestown Cub Scout Pack 1 will hold its annual rally night on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Melrose Avenue School. The Cub Scouts is for boys ages 7 to 10. More...

Lego club will meet at library on Thursdays

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will gather each Thursday in September from 3 to 4 p.m. in the meeting hall. The club is for kids of all ages, but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. More...

Free exhibit opens at arts center tomorrow

The Art League of Rhode Island will hold its 12th annual exhibition at the Jamestown Arts Center beginning with an opening reception on Friday, Aug. 31. The exhibition will feature works in all media and will be displayed through Sept. 23. More...