August 8, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Teens invited to field trip to Second Beach

Members of the teen center will visit Second Beach in Newport on Thursday, Aug. 15. The cost of the trip is $7. The bus will leave the teen center after 10 a.m. and return by 4 p.m. More...

Lobster rolls on sale at Baptist church Friday

Fresh lobster rolls, clam cakes and chowder will be available at Central Baptist Church on Friday, Aug. 9, beginning at 5 p.m. Sales will continue until supplies run out. More...

Garden club will hold summer luau Monday

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold a business meeting on Monday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. at the senior center. Following the meeting, a summer luau hosted by Jackie Hodgson and Fran Curren will begin at 5 p.m. at 7 Newport St. More...

Festival Saturday at St. Mark Church

St. Mark Church will hold its annual family festival on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church grounds. Along with raffles, there will be gift tables offering baked goods, plants, jewelry and other arts and crafts. More...

Arts center will screen film festival selections

The Rhode Island International Film Festival returns to the Jamestown Arts Center and will screen independent films on two consecutive nights, starting on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 8 p.m. More...

Families invited to school orientation

An orientation for new families with children attending Jamestown’s public schools this year will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 5 p.m. in the Lawn School cafeteria. More...

Tickets available for chamber fundraiser

Tickets are available for the annual Chamber of Commerce fundraiser that will take place at the Fort Getty pavilion on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. More...

Listen to stories about historic Watson Farm

As part of the statewide Rhode Island Land Trust Days, Heather and Don Minto will host an informative walk around the 265-acre Watson Farm on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Historical society to hold annual meeting

Dr. Ronald Onorato, chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rhode Island, will be the guest speaker at the Jamestown Historical Society’s 101st annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the library. More...

Raffle tickets on sale at two island stores

Tickets for the Jamestown Community Chorus annual raffle are now available at two locations this week. Raffle stations will be located outside McQuade’s Marketplace and Jamestown Hardware from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, and 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Auditions for annual talent show next week

The Jamestown Community Chorus will hold auditions 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 for the 24th annual talent show. More...