November 7, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Free piano concert to feature URI students

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a free concert on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Church. More...

Hear about burning of Gaspee from author

Rory Raven, the author of “Burning the Gaspee: Revolution in Rhode Island,” will lead a discussion at the library on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. More...

Shakespeare visits town next weekend

Trinity Rep, in collaboration with Brown University, will hold two Shakespeare performances at the Jamestown Arts Center next weekend. Students will perform “Much Ado About Nothing” on Saturday, Nov. More...

Aquaculture group to hold annual meeting

The Jamestown Aquaculture Movement will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 3:30 p.m. at 15 Melrose Ave. The guest speaker this year will be Steve Brown from The Nature Conservancy. More...

New women welcome to attend club meeting

The Jamestown Women’s Club will meet at the library on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. More...

Craft fair later this month at PAC Club

An arts and crafts fair will be held at the Portuguese American Citizens Club on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To apply for booth space, call 423-2064 and leave a name, address and phone number. The 8-by-6-foot spaces are limited. More...

Learn to make wreath at community farm

Deadline to register for a workshop on how to make a holiday wreath is Friday, Nov. 15. To register call Lynda Sutton at 423- 0910. The workshop will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at the community farm. More...

Knitters wanted to help needy families

Members of the community who knit and crochet are asked to begin making hats, scarves, mittens and gloves that will be included in the annual Thanksgiving baskets. The baskets are given to needy families in town during the holiday season. More...

Deadline Friday to reserve booth space

Applications are now being accepted for artists to reserve booth space for December’s craft fair that will be held at Melrose School. The Conanicut Island Art Association is sponsoring the event. All crafts must be handmade. More...

Learn Scottish dance steps Friday evening

Jamestowners B.J. Whitehouse and Christine Ariel will host Scottish country dancing at the Conanicut Grange on Friday, Nov. 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Beginners are welcome. Soft-soled shoes are recommended. Admission is $5 per person, $10 per family. More...