September 27, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Get your dogs, cats vaccinated for rabies

A rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to noon at the fire station on Narragansett Avenue. All nonvaccinated dogs and cats on the island should be brought to be immunized. The clinic is being provided by Dr. More...

Free senior bowling trips begin in October

The Parks and Recreation Department will provide free transportation for seniors to the Wickford Lanes on Fridays starting Oct. 5. Anyone who is interested should meet at the Jamestown Senior Center. The bus leaves at 9 a.m. More...

Film festival at JAC tomorrow, Saturday

The Jamestown Arts Center will host the 15th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29. Doors open at 8 p.m. both nights. More...

Hayrides, pumpkins at community farm

The Jamestown Community Farm will sponsor a horse-drawn hayride and pumpkin fest on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the grange on Eldred Avenue. More...

Groovy Girls forum at Central Baptist Sunday

A forum about Groovy Girls, a project that focuses on empowering girls in state foster care, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Registration open for children’s golf lessons

The Jamestown Education Foundation sponsoring a five-week program for children at the Jamestown Golf Course on Tuesdays beginning Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. The program is available to Jamestown residents in fifth through eighth grade. More...

Trinity Rep directors will discuss ‘King Lear’

A closer look at Trinity Repertory Company’s new production of “King Lear” will take place at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Flu shot vaccinations Saturday at library

A flu shot clinic will be held at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no charge, but insured participants should bring their insurance cards. More...

Fundraiser at Island Animal on Saturday

Island Animal will host a fundraiser for Paws New England on Saturday, Sept. 29, from noon to 4 p.m. Paws New England is an all-breed, nonprofit dog rescue. Food and refreshments will be served, and dog treats will be offered. More...

Men’s basketball to be held on Wednesdays

The Parks and Recreation Department will begin its over-30 men’s pick-up basketball league on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the rec center. Games will be played every Wednesday night through April. More...

Debate with Town Council hopefuls on Oct. 29

The Jamestown Press will sponsor a political forum with the Town Council candidates on Monday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. Submit questions you would like to see asked to Tim Riel at tim@jamestownpress.com. More...

Youth yoga will return to Island Heron Oct. 3

Youth yoga will return to the Island Heron beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. Classes will be held each Wednesday in October. Space is limited. To register, call 560-0411. More...

Meet candidates for council, school board

The Jamestown Shores Association will sponsor a night to meet the candidates on Wednesday, Oct. 17. From 6:30 to 7 p.m., the four candidates for School Committee will be introduced. More...

Group against plastic pollution comes to JAC

A presentation by 5 Gyres will be held at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...