July 21, 2016 RSS feed / About Town

Folksy quartet slated at East Ferry Sunday

The South County Rounders, co-founded by Jamestown resident Matt Bolles, will perform an acoustic folk concert at 6:30 p.m. July 24 on the East Ferry green. More...

Guided tour of Fort Adams Thursday

Members of the Jamestown Historical Society are invited to a tour of Fort Adams at 9:30 a.m. July 27. The tour guide will be Jamestown resident Rob McCormack. More...

Pancakes, paddling Saturday morning

There will be 20-minute paddling lessons from 8-10 a.m. July 23 at Head’s Beach. Breakfast also will be served. On the menu is coffee, orange juice and gluten-free blueberry, banana and chocolate chip pancakes. More...

Shores residents will sponsor beach picnic

The Jamestown Shores Association will sponsor its fourth annual community picnic from noon to 3 p.m. July 30 at Head’s Beach. Hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, water and ice cream will be provided, but guests should bring a side dish. More...

Senior Menu

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance. Friday, July 22 More...

Travel website trips all over itself with ‘Jamestown’ photo

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Poor little Rhody. Our time in the national spotlight recently just hasn’t worked out that well. There was the “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer” debacle from a few months ago. More...

Fundraiser scheduled for sailing foundation

The Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation will have its annual fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. July 30 at the Conanicut Yacht Club. Tickets cost $60 per person and include beer, wine and food. More...

Sustainability alliance plans tour of studios

The Jamestown Alliance for Artist Sustainability will sponsor its third annual studio tour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30. More than 20 artists will participate at 16 locations throughout town. More...

Weeklong basketball camp begins Monday

There will be a recreational basketball camp for children ages 6-12 from July 25-29 at the Lawn Avenue complex. Campers will play daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $50 per camper. Eric Bush will be the instructor. More...

Artists reception at arts center tonight

Artists selected to exhibit at the “Blanc de Blanc” show will explain their work at a free reception from 5:30-8 p.m. July 21 at the Jamestown Arts Center. All work highlights the color white. More...

AS THE WINDMILL TURNS

ABOVE: According to Rosemary Enright, president of the Jamestown Historical Society, more than 200 people visited the windmill during its biennial festival last Saturday. BELOW: Faith Bentley Phillips, 3, plays with Sotia on the windmill lawn. More...