February 14, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Valentine’s dance at Jamestown Tavern

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

Camps for kids next week at arts center

A camp for children ages 5 to 12 will be held at the Jamestown Arts Center during next week’s school vacation. Children will participate in activities such as sculpture making, printmaking, drawing and painting. More...

International film Thursday at library

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...

Final date to help save bobolinks next week

University of Connecticut’s Bobolink Project will be at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Two bands scheduled to play at arts center

Rhode Island-based band Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons will perform at the Jamestown Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. More...

Teens can register 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...

Sen. Reed will speak at ’Ganny next week

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a Jamestown resident, will be the first speaker in the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s winter breakfast series. Reed will address residents at the Narragansett Café on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 a.m. More...

Arts center will screen film-festival selections

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...

Fellowship exhibition opens Friday at JAC

The Jamestown Arts Center will host this year’s Rhode Island State Council on 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 on renewable energy at CBC Feb. 24

Stuart Flanagan and Michael Cabral of Newport Renewables will present a community forum on implementing renewable energy at the residential level on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Sell gold at Central Baptist fundraiser

Central Baptist Church will host a cash-for-gold fundraiser on Sunday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cindy Schmidt Moran of Party of Gold will be the event’s specialist. More...

Small animals, reptiles to visit library Feb. 22

Animal Experiences with Dave Marchetti will be at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Friday, Feb. 22, from 4 to 5 p.m. The event is a hands-on educational program with reptiles, amphibians and small animals. More...

Hours extended next week at teen center

The Jamestown Teen Center has announced its hours for winter break that takes place the week of Feb. 18. Hours for fourth- through eighth-graders will be Monday through Friday from noon to 2 p.m. More...