March 21, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Secret Garden hosts spring open house

The Secret Garden will host a spring open house on Sunday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Owner David Urban said the annual event will be a fun celebration of the season. Refreshments will be served and kids will receive gifts. More...

Shores association will meet Wednesday night

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the library. The meeting will begin with a potluck dinner. More...

Spots still open for youth acting classes

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

Cyberbullying forum Wednesday at Lawn

A cyberbullying workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue School cafeteria. Dr. Larry Filippelli will discuss how predators target students. More...

Sign-ups for youth baseball Saturday

Interested baseball players can sign up for the Jamestown Cal Ripken League on Saturday, March 23, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the recreation center. Coaches and volunteers are also needed. More...

Forum on preserving food Sunday at church

A community forum on food preservation will be held at the Central Baptist Church on Sunday, March 24, at 11 a.m. Patricia Pereira, who is certified in food preservation by the University of Idaho, will speak. More...

Library will play film about Liberian war

“Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a 72-minute movie about Liberian women who took on the regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a civil war, will be shown on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the library. More...

Fire Department hosts blood drive Saturday

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...

Accidental Sisters will perform this weekend

The Accidental Sisters will perform at the library on Sunday, March 24, at 3 p.m. The group was scheduled to perform in February, but the record-setting blizzard that hit the area delayed the concert. More...

Award-winning films at JAC Thursday night

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...

Easter egg hunt takes place next Saturday

The Jamestown Women’s Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School field. Children will be able to meet the Easter bunny at the event. More...

URI master gardener will discuss rainwater

Beverly O’Keefe, a University of Rhode Island master gardener, will speak at the library on Tuesday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m. She will discuss harvesting water for gardens and using rain barrels for residential storm-water management. More...