August 21, 2014 RSS feed / About Town

Registration open for knitting workshops

Registration is open for a nineweek knitting program that will be held on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. beginning Sept. 2. Instructor Susan Hoagland will lead the Continental-style knitting workshops at the library. More...

Youth advisory group looking for teenagers

The teen center is looking for middle-schoolers to join Adolescents Making Programs for Teens. The advisory council is tasked with organizing community service projects and social events. Meetings, which are scheduled to begin on Sept. More...

Learn sign language at free 10-week program

Registration opens Monday for a free 10-week American Sign Language course taught by Gemma Guinguing. The program is not for beginners; students must know 300 words and be able to finger spell in order to participate. More...

Mosquitoes in South Kingstown positive for West Nile virus

State health officials last week announced that a pool of mosquitos trapped on Aug. 4 in South Kingstown has tested positive for West Nile virus. It is the first positive test of 2014. More...

Community band will take stage on Sunday

The Jamestown Community Band will perform at Veterans Memorial Square at East Ferry on Sunday, Aug. 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The family-friendly show is free and open to the public. More...

Summer festival on Saturday at St. Mark

St. Mark Church will hold its annual summer festival on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church grounds. Food will be prepared and served by the Knights of Columbus. More...

Authors on Thursday will discuss new book

The 102nd annual meeting of the Jamestown Historical Society will be held on Thursday, Aug. 21, at the library. The business meeting at 7 p.m. will be followed by a presentation from authors Sue Maden and Rosemary Enright. More...

Drop off vegetables at community farm

Gardeners and farmers who have an excess of fresh vegetables can drop off their extra produce at the Jamestown Community Farm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

‘Marcy & Zina Show’ at arts center Saturday night

Songwriter Marcy Heisler and musician Zina Goldrich this weekend will present an evening performance of “The Marcy & Zina Show” and a children’s matinee at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...