December 19, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Island churches plan Christmas services

A candlelight service at Central Baptist Church will be held on Christmas Eve beginning at 7:30 p.m. More...

Hope offered at holiday service

Central Baptist Church will hold a quiet, meditative service for residents who are dealing with grief or loss during the holiday season. The blue Christmas workshop will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22. More...

Fingerstyle guitarist will perform Sunday

Fingerstyle guitarist Ken Bonfield will perform at the library on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. In his 20 years as a musician, Bonfield has released six albums. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Thrift shop closed Tuesday, Thursday

The thrift shop at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will have reduced hours the next two weeks because of the holidays. The shop will be closed on Christmas Eve and on Thursday, Dec. 26. More...

Christmas pageant on Shoreby Hill Tuesday

The annual Christmas Eve pageant will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. on the Shoreby Hill green. Organizers ask that everyone bring a flashlight for safety purposes and to read the carol song sheet. More...

Seven festival films at arts center Thursday

The Jamestown Arts Center will screen seven selections from the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, Dec. 19, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Author to talk about burning of Gaspee

The author of “Burning the Gaspee” will discuss his book during a free library forum on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. Rory Raven will talk about the events surrounding the 1772 burning of the British ship. More...