September 26, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Visit meetinghouse, windmill Saturday

As part of Smithsonian Museum Day, the historical society will open the Quaker meetinghouse, the Jamestown museum and the North Road windmill. The meetinghouse is located at the corner of North Road and Weeden Lane. More...

Learn Scottish dancing Friday at senior center

Learn Scottish country dancing at the senior center on Friday, Sept. 27, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Scottish dancing is similar to square dancing, and no partner is necessary to attend. More...

Humane society plans meeting, photo contest

The Humane Society of Jamestown will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 5 p.m. at the library. Also, the society is hosting its annual photo contest in the fall. Winners will be featured in its 2014 calendar. More...

Deadline to submit art two weeks away

The Conanicut Island Art Association is calling for entries for its upcoming show that will open Oct. 17. The drop-off date for “Prints and Drawings” is Oct. 10 at Town Hall. Artists can enter up to three pieces. More...

Vote at arts center for best short film

The Jamestown Arts Center will be among venues worldwide to screen the 10 finalists in the 16th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. The movies will be shown on Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28, beginning at 8 p.m. More...

Chamber to host four open houses in village

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold a mini-block party in the village on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Island author will discuss new book

Jamestown resident Varoujan Karentz will lead a discussion of his book, “Life Savers: Rhode Island’s Forgotten Service,” at the library on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. The book is about shipwrecks and the men of the U.S. More...