September 6, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

St. Mark will host talk about Lyme recovery

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...

Registration open for PTO’s golf tournament

The Jamestown PTO will sponsor a golf tournament at the Jamestown Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. More...

Sailboats on sale for Jamestown Day race

Jamestown Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Fort Getty pavilion. The event will include music, games and a bonfire. The rain date is Saturday, Sept. 22. More...

First-come, first-serve basis for driver’s ed

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...

Piano association will open 2012-13 season

The Jamestown Community Piano Association opens it 2012-13 season with an hour-long recital by Moscow-born pianist Vassily Primakov on Sunday, Sept. 16, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. More...

Chorus seeking singers for upcoming season

The Jamestown Community Chorus is seeking additional singers in all voice ranges for its upcoming season. Rehearsals start Monday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Learn to prune plants at library presentation

A pruning presentation by Jim Normann will take place at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. More...

Cub scout rally tonight at Melrose Ave. School

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...

Chamber event will be held on 122-foot Lynx

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold an educational event dockside at the 122- foot Lynx with appetizers, refreshments and tours on Friday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Boston String Quartet returns to Jamestown

The critically acclaimed Boston String Quartet will return to Central Baptist Church for a concert on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. The performance will take audience members through a six-act circus performed to the music of the Beatles. More...

Library group will discuss ‘Submission’

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...

Volunteers needed to bake cakes for prizes

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to help bake cakes for Jamestown Day. The cakes will be used as prizes for winners of the cakewalk event, which is a special version of musical chairs for adults and children. More...

Girl Scout sign-up Monday 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...

Pick-up date for CIAA Sept. 13 at Town Hall

All Conanicut Island Art Association artists who submitted work to the Town Hall show “Americana” should pick up their pieces at Town Hall on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...