March 14, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Special yoga class with live music Wednesday

The Island Heron will present an equinox yoga class with Coral Brown at the Jamestown Arts Center on Wednesday, March 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There will be live music and a gong performance. Cost is $30. More...

Laser tag, basketball at lock-in Friday night

A lock-in for middle-school students will be held at the teen center on Friday, March 15, beginning at 7 p.m. There will be food, dodgeball, movies, basketball, music, laser tag and a pie-eating contest. The lock-in will continue until 7 a.m. More...

Education foundation accepting applications

The Jamestown Education Foundation is now accepting grant applications from members of the community for educationalenrichment programs to be implemented by June 2014. Completed applications are due May 15. More...

Opening reception at arts center Saturday

The opening reception for the Jamestown Arts Center’s members show will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Acting classes offered by community theater

Acting classes for children ages 8 to 12 will be held at the Jamestown Arts Center from April 7 through May 19. Classes will be held on Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m., excluding April 14. More...

Speaker will discuss food preservation

A community forum on food preservation will be held at the Central Baptist Church on Sunday, March 24, at 11 p.m. More...

Yoga classes, trunk show at Island Heron

A Lulu Lemon trunk show and community yoga class will be held at the Island Heron on Friday, March 15. The class from 5 to 6 p.m. will be followed by the trunk show from 6 to 7 p.m. It will feature Lulu Lemon’s 2013 spring activewear line. More...

Corned beef dinner at St. Mark Saturday

The St. Mark Knights of Columbus will hold a New England boiled dinner on Saturday, March 16, at 5 p.m. at the parish hall. The menu will consist of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, pasta, salad, beverages and desserts. More...

Learn how to plan for retirement Thursday

Ray Conover of MetLife will hold a free retirement-planning workshop at Jamestown Fish on Thursday, March 14, at 6 p.m. Seating is limited. RSVP to rconover@metlife.com. The workshop is exclusively for employees of the Jamestown school district. More...

Learn sign language through free classes

A free 10-week course in American Sign Language will begin April 4. Classes will be held each Thursday through June 6 at 7 p.m. at the library. Gemma Guinguing, who was named 2005 Miss Deaf Rhode Island, will be the instructor. More...

Blood drive scheduled at Jamestown Tavern

A blood drive sponsored by the Jamestown Fire Department will be held on Monday, March 25, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Tavern. More...

Six films on tap next week at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will show six selections from the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, March 21, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Listen to U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha Friday

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a discussion with U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha on Friday, March 15, at 7:30 a.m. at the Narragansett Café. Neronha is a resident and native of Jamestown. More...

Chamber to elect new board Tuesday at Fish

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting at Jamestown Fish on Tuesday, March 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be appetizers and music by guitarist Milton Javery. More...

Learn how to protect kids from web bullies

A cyberbullying workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue School cafeteria. Dr. More...

Cancer support group meets every month

A women’s cancer support group is inviting anyone who is newly diagnosed or has completed treatment to join its monthly meeting. More...