October 17, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Library will host Halloween party

A Halloween costume party for children ages 3 to 12 will be held at the library on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 4 p.m. There will be food, games and prizes. Call the library at 423-7280 to register. The event is limited to 30 kids. More...

Deadline Sunday to submit pet photos

The Humane Society of Jamestown is accepting submissions for its annual photo contest. Winners will be featured in the society’s 2014 calendar. Digital photos should be sent to hsj.02835@cox.net. More...

Baked goods needed for teen fundraiser

The teen center’s leadership group will sell baked goods during the annual Jack-O’-Lantern Jog on Sunday, Oct. 27, starting at 11:30 a.m. The bake sale will take place outside the recreation center. More...

Essay workshop at library on Tuesday

A workshop for students preparing for college will be held at the library on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jim Stahl, a former committee member of the U.S. Department of Education, will lead the workshop. More...

Drummers to play at Island Heron Friday

The drumming duo SoundScapers will hold a music session at the Island Heron on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The musicians will incorporate drums, gongs, bowls, bells and the didgeridoo in their concert. Call 560-0411 to register. Space is limited. More...

Shores association to meet Wednesday

The Jamestown Shores Association will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at the library. The speaker will be Anthony Mastrostefano, who will discuss generators for emergency power. A short business meeting will precede the presentation. More...

Island Heron to begin offering yoga for kids

Yoga classes for children ages 4 to 7 will begin on Monday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Island Heron. Cost for the four-week series is $40, $12 for drop-ins. Visit TheIs landHeron.com to learn more. More...

Presentation Monday about prison gardens

The Quononoquott Garden Club invites the public to attend a presentation by Vera Bowen on Monday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. at the library. Bowen is a past president of the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs and serves on the current board. More...

Band will perform Friday at PAC Club

The Jamestown Community Band will present an Oktoberfest dance and concert at the Portuguese American Citizens Club on Friday, Oct. 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free light refreshments will be served. More...

Registration open for Halloween road race

The Recreation Department’s annual Jack-O’-Lantern Jog will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, beginning at the fire station at 1 p.m. Registration for the 5K starts at 11:30 a.m. at the recreation center. More...

Reception Thursday for Town Hall exhibit

The opening reception for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s “Prints and Drawings” exhibit will be held Thursday, Oct. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Awards will be announced and presented at 6 p.m. More...

Horror flicks on the big screen Thursday

Seven horror shorts will be shown at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. The films are all submissions from the Rhode Island International Film Festival. More...

Fundraiser Sunday at Plantations on the Bay

A fundraiser for the Joseph Sindoni Foundation will be held at Plantations on the Bay at the Bay Voyage on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be appetizers and light far. More...