August 22, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

School orientation for new families Tuesday

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

Sailing foundation to hold annual fundraiser

The Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser at the Conanicut Yacht Club on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets cost $50 and include beer and wine. There will be a cash bar for mixed drinks. More...

Book clubs begin next month for kids, teens

Children are invited to join one of three book clubs at the library. Each club meets monthly from 3 to 4 p.m. on different Wednesdays. More...

Learn nia Friday night at Island Heron studio

The Island Heron will hold an introduction to nia on Friday, Aug. 23, at 7:15 p.m. Nia is a non-impact exercise that combines marital arts and dance in a workout set to music. The instructor will be Maria Skinner, a black-belt nia trainer. More...

Interactive dancers to perform at arts center

Double Takes, an interactive dance and video performance, will be presented twice next weekend at the Jamestown Arts Center. The shows will take place on Friday, Aug. 30, and Saturday, Aug. 31. Both performances will start at 7 p.m. More...

Pageant contestant to collect canned goods

Rachael Perry, a Jamestowner and Miss Rhode Island USA contestant, is helping organize a canned-good drive in Jamestown. Each year the pageant holds a drive that benefits the Rhode Island Food Bank. More...

Town needs volunteer medical technicians

The Fire Department will offer EMT courses for residents who would like to be an emergency volunteer in Jamestown. A basics class will start on Sept. 10 and run into December. More...

Blues legend returns to Jamestown Sunday

Blues legend and former Jamestown resident James Montgomery will return to the island with his band on Sunday, Aug. More...