August 28, 2014 RSS feed / About Town

Watch documentary about blind sailors

A sneak peek of the documentary “Sense the Wind” will be shown on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Arts Center. The movie is about blind sailors who race across the open ocean. More...

Final concert at East Ferry on Labor Day

Because of a cancelation in July, the band 5-Flavor Discount will perform at Veterans Memorial Square at East Ferry on Labor Day from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The familyfriendly show on Monday, Sept. 1, is free and open to the public. More...

Tickets on sale for anniversary party

The Quononoquott Garden Club will celebrate its 65th anniversary on Monday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Church. More...

Deadline to register for soccer this week

This is the last week to register children for the Jamestown Soccer Association’s recreational league for children ages 4 to 14. The season starts on Saturday, Sept. 6. More...

Deadline Friday to race around island

Sailors have until noon on Friday, Aug. 29, to register for Conanciut Yacht Club’s 87th annual Around the Island Race, the oldest continuing regatta on Narragansett Bay. The race is open to all sailboats that have a PHRF-NB rating. More...

Knitting workshop Tuesday at library

A nine-week knitting course will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the library. The free workshops are open to anyone at least 14 years old. Susan Hoagland will be the instructor. Call 423-7280 to register. More...

Learn sign language with 10-week course

A free 10-week American Sign Language course taught by Gemma Guinguing will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the library. The program is not for beginners; students must know 300 words and be able to finger spell. More...

Monks plan visit to arts center, church

Monks from the Gaden Shartse Dokhang Monastery in Tibet have included two Jamestown stops in their Rhode Island compassion tour that starts next week. On Friday, Sept. 5, the monks will be at Central Baptist Church at 7 p.m. More...

Youngsters invited to Cub Scout rally night

Jamestown Cub Scout Pack 1 will hold its annual rally night on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Getty pavilion. More...