February 21, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Reptiles, small animals will visit library Friday

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...

Sen. Reed will speak at ’Ganny Friday morning

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...

Forum on wind power, solar energy Sunday

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...

Nine film selections at JAC Thursday night

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...

Registration still open 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. Visit CCRI.edu to register. More...

Sell gold, platinum at Central Baptist Church

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 purchase gold and platinum jewelry, as well as large sterling silver pieces. More...

Street performer will present Shakespeare

Zach Horvitz, a 23-year-old street performer from Boston, will host a Shakespeare program on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the library. More...

Joe Fletcher band will perform Friday at JAC

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. The band was featured at last summer’s Newport Folk Festival. More...

Author will read from new novel Tuesday

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...