July 25, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Community picnic at Sunset Beach Saturday

The Jamestown Shores Association’s annual summer picnic and ice cream social will be held at Sunset Beach on Saturday, July 27, from noon to 3 p.m. All residents are invited. The association will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, soda and water. More...

Auditions next month for annual talent show

The Jamestown Community Chorus will hold auditions for its 24th annual talent show on Monday, Aug. 12, and Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation center. Performers of all ages are invited to try out. More...

Knitters needed to make hats, scarves

Volunteers are needed to knit or crochet hats, scarves and mittens for the upcoming winter. Last year there were a record number of items donated to needy residents. To learn more, call Kathy Rushton at 423-0926. More...

Fools’ regatta next month at East Ferry

The 36th annual Fools’ Rules Regatta will take place at the East Ferry beach on Saturday, Aug. 10. Entrants are allowed two hours to construct a sailing craft on the beach. The vessels must be constructed of nonmarine items. More...

Watch ‘Mockingbird’ at Central Baptist Church

A screening of the Pulitzer Prizewinning film “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be held at Central Baptist Church on Thursday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More...

‘Dear Edwina’ tryouts at arts center Sunday

Auditions for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “Dear Edwina” will be held on Sunday, July 28, at the Jamestown Arts Center. There are roles for anyone over 7 years old who live or work in Jamestown. More...

Field trip next week to Lake Compounce

Members of the teen center will take a field trip to Lake Compounce in Bristol, Conn., on Wednesday, July 31. The bus will leave the rec center at 9 a.m. and will return at 8 p.m. The trip costs $40, which covers the admission, gas and parking. More...

Babysitting course Friday at teen center

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a Red Cross babysitting certification class on Friday, July 26, beginning at 9 a.m. The eight-hour course includes CPR and first aid. Cost is $150. Pizza will be provided for lunch. Limited spots are available. More...

Community band to hold concert Tuesday

The Jamestown Community Band will hold its summer concert on Tuesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall of the Portuguese American Citizens Club. It is part of the Newport Arts and Cultural Alliance’s Bridgefest 2013. More...