October 4, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

JFD will demonstrate at Cub Scout meeting

Jamestown Cub Scout Pack 1 will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Melrose Avenue School. The Jamestown Fire Department will be on hand to talk about fire safety and showcase its equipment. More...

Over-30 men’s b-ball league tips off Oct. 17

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...

Environmental group presents tonight at 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...

Golf program for kids will tee off next week

The Jamestown Education Foundation is sponsoring a fiveweek 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...

Writing workshops for teens later this month

College-bound high school seniors and juniors are invited to the Jamestown Philomenian Library on the final two Tuesdays in October for help in starting their personal essays. More...

Tickets on sale next week for JCT musical

The Jamestown Community Theatre will present its latest musical production, “Once Upon a Mattress,” on two consecutive weekends in November: Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18. More...

Musicians needed for 2013 library concerts

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are seeking local musicians to perform in their 2013 music program. In keeping with the group’s community theme, the music program will be comprised of Jamestown musicians only. More...

Town to rededicate pavilion on Saturday

The town will hold a ceremony to rededicate the new pavilion at Fort Getty to Lt. Col. John C. Rembijas on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. More...

Meet the candidates at JSA forum on Oct. 17

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...

Forum about Ghana project Oct. 14 at CBC

Jamestowner Steve Mecca will speak about the town’s connection to a project in Ghana during a community forum on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Free bowling trips for seniors begin Friday

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. and will return at noon. More...

Halloween-themed hayrides at town farm

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

Jamestown Classic will take place on Monday

The 37th annual Jamestown Classic, an annual bike race sponsored by the Jamestown Rotary Club, will take place on Monday, Oct. 8. The Columbus Day race is the main fundraising event for the club and takes riders from Beavertail to the north end. More...

Tai chi scheduled for people with arthritis

Free tai chi courses for people with arthritis will begin on Monday, Oct. 15, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. The instructor will be Carol Sarubbi of VNH Home Health Services. To register, call Deb Olivier at 788-2314. 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...

Gallery of monster art opens Saturday at JAC

The Studio Miners and Jamestown Arts Center will present Monster Party, a friendly celebration of monsters for the whole family, with an opening reception on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Lego club will meet on Thursdays in October

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will meet on every Thursday in October from 3 to 4 p.m. The club is for kids of all ages. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. To register, call 423-7280. More...