November 8, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Shakespeare on stage twice next week at JAC

In conjunction with Brown University and Trinity Rep, the Jamestown Arts Center will present two Shakespeare plays next week. “The Winter’s Tale,” directed by Taibi Magar, will take place on Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. More...

Pell Bridge Run begins in Jamestown Sunday

Runners will have the opportunity to make the trek across the Newport Bridge on Sunday, Nov. 11. The Pell Bridge Run is a fourmile race that begins at the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority headquarters at 7:30 a.m. More...

Police chief will hold forum Sunday at CBC

Jamestown Police Chief Edward Mello will speak during a community forum on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. He will discuss ways the community can partner with the Police Department. For more information, call 423-1651. More...

Recent grad will talk about her time abroad

A travel presentation by Jackie Woodside will be held at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Learn about family trees at library class

Specialty classes to help people learn about their ancestors will be held on Monday, Nov. 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

St. Matthew’s will host piano concert Sunday

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a concert with University of Rhode Island students on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. The students are coached and selected by Dr. Manabu More...

Garden club to visit Newport Vineyards

The Quononoquott Garden Club will meet on Monday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. at Chaves Garden Greenhouse in Middletown. Following the business meeting, there will be a demonstration on container gardens for the holidays. The arrangements will be raffled. More...

CIAA cancels opening reception for ‘Brush’

The Conanicut Island Art Association canceled the opening reception for its exhibit titled “By the Brush,” which was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8. Paintings will be displayed at Town Hall during regular business hours through Jan. 10. More...

Screening of ‘The Last Waltz’ on Wednesday

“The Last Waltz,” a documentary by Martin Scorcese on The Band’s farewell concert that took place on Thanksgiving Day in 1976, will be shown at the Jamestown Arts Center on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. More...

Drop off donations for Sandy victims at JPD

The Jamestown Police Department will accept donations for victims of Hurricane Sandy through Monday, Nov. 12, at the police station. More...