February 7, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Arts center will host fellowship exhibition

The Jamestown Arts Center will host this year’s Rhode Island State Council of the Arts’ fellowship exhibition beginning Friday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be musical performances by Glenda Luck and Silvio Cueller. More...

Forum Sunday will highlight teen center

Molly Conlon, coordinator at the Jamestown Teen Center, will be the guest speaker at a community forum on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

File cabinet needed for youth organization

The Friends of Jamestown Youth is looking for someone to donate a locking file cabinet so the group can store its paperwork. To donate a file cabinet, call Molly Conlon, teen coordinator, at 423- 7261. More...

Teen center to extend its hours for vacation

The Jamestown Teen Center has announced its hours for winter break, which takes place from Feb. 18 to Feb. 22. Hours for fourththrough eighth-grade students will be Monday through Friday from noon to 2 p.m. More...

JAC offers children’s camp for winter break

A camp for children ages 5 to 12 will be held at the Jamestown Arts Center during February vacation, which begins Monday, Feb. 18. Children will participate in activities such as sculpture making, printmaking, drawing and painting. More...

Bring your sweetheart to Valentine’s dance

The Jamestown Community Band will perform at a Valentine’s dance at the Jamestown Tavern on Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. The concert and refreshments are free. There will be a cash bar. The USOstyle concert will feature big band music. More...

Elementary students will have art displayed

There will be a student art exhibit at the Jamestown Philomenian Library for first-and secondgraders from Melrose Avenue School. Each student, who worked under the instruction of teacher Jan Kraus, will have one piece of artwork in the exhibit. More...

JAC will screen nine short films next week

The Jamestown Arts Center will show nine selections from the 2012 Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, Feb. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. Cost is $10. More...

Register online for driver education

A driver education course will begin at the fire station on March 4. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. through April 8. Students must be 15 years, 10 months by the first class. For more information, visit CCRI.edu. More...

Local author will read excerpts from book

Local author John Enright will read from his most recent book, “Pago Pago Tango,” at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. The book follows Det. Sgt. More...

Services announced for Ash Wednesday

St. Mark Church will hold two special services to coincide with the beginning of Lent. On Ash Wednesday – Feb. 13 – Masses will be held at 8:30 a.m. and at 7 p.m. There will be no changes in the weekend Mass schedule. More...

French comedy to be screened next week

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will hold the next movie in its international film series on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. at the library. More...

Meeting Saturday at Conanicut Grange

The Newport County Pomona Grange No. 4 will meet at the Conanicut Grange on Saturday, Feb. 9. There will be a potluck dinner at 1 p.m., and the meeting will follow at 2 p.m. Washington County Pomona and Providence County Pomona are invited guests. More...