November 29, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Join chamber tonight at marina open house

An open house sponsored by the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will be held at Conanicut Marine Services on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. Appetizers, wine and beer will be provided. Also, a business-card drawing will be held. More...

Holiday book sale Saturday at library

A holiday book sale will take place at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Books for sale have been barely used. The following day there will be free gift wrapping from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Registration required for boxwood seminar

A boxwood tree workshop will take place on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. Instructors will be Laura Clarke and Sandra Reynolds. More...

Famed harpist will perform at St. Mark

A concert featuring award-winning harpist Grace Cloutier will be held at St. Mark Church on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 2 and 7 p.m. Also performing will be islanders Margaret Day and Kathy O’Neill. More...

Register by Saturday for wreath workshop

The second annual wreath-making workshop will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jamestown Community Farm. Lynda Sutton will lead the workshop. More...

Two books chosen for December discussions

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s afternoon book discussion will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 1 pm. The two short books chosen are “I Heard the Owl Call My Name” by Margaret Craven and “Winnie the Pooh” by A.A. More...

Central Baptist forum will focus on recycling

Rhode Island’s new Recycle Together program will be the topic of a community forum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, at Central Baptist Church. More...

Donate today for charity clothing sale

A Swap & Shop for Charity event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Island Heron. Women’s apparel should be dropped off at the yoga studio by Saturday, Dec. 1. More...

Donations needed for Rhode Island soldiers

Jamestown Hardware is helping the Friends of the 169th Military Police Company collect care-package items for soldiers who are currently serving in Afghanistan. More...

Tickets on sale for JCC’s holiday concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present its holiday concert on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m. Both performances will be held at Central Baptist Church. More...

Bring teddy bear, doll to holiday tea party

The Island Scoop will hold a holiday tea party for children on Sunday, Dec. 16, from noon to 2 p.m. Youngsters are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear or doll to the festivity. Tickets are available at Island Scoop. More...

Open house Friday at Beavertail museum

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum will hold a holiday open house on Friday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. There is a new exhibit titled “Lamps, Lenses and Illuminants” in the newly restored oil house. More...