September 18, 2014 RSS feed / About Town

Pianist will perform at St. Matthew’s Church

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a concert on Sunday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Featured will be Russian pianist Constantine Finehouse and Swedish cellist Sebastian Baverstam. More...

Guided tour Sunday of seaside Watson Farm

Learn about Rhode Island’s agrarian heritage during a walking tour with Watson Farm managers Don and Heather Minto on Sunday, Sept. 21. More...

Learn about vinegar at Watson Farm Saturday

Herbalist Kristin Minto will lead a workshop on medicinal vinegar at Watson Farm on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Country dancing at senior center Friday

Scottish country dancing will take place at the senior center on Friday, Sept. 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dancers of all ages and experience are welcome. Cost is $5 per person. Participants should wear soft-soled shoes for comfort. Call B.J. More...

Landfill director to speak on Monday

Executive Director Michael O’Connell of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will speak at the Conservation Commission meeting at Town Hall on Monday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. More...

Girl Scout sign-ups at library Monday night

Girl Scout registration for new kindergarten and military families will take place at the library on Monday, Sept. 22, from 7 to 8 p.m. Parents interested in registering their daughters will need to fill out a registration form. More...

Volunteers needed Saturday morning

Volunteers are needed to help the Jamestown Community Farm install the plastic covering over the high tunnel greenhouse on Saturday, Sept. 20. The new structure is 96-feet long, 15-feet high and 30-feet wide. More...

Poetry reading at arts center Thursday night

The public is invited to “Give Words a Space,” an evening of poetry readings with music and a dramatic monologue. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, at the arts center. Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. More...

Skateboarding, rap contest on Sept. 26

The eighth annual Jamestown Skatefest will take place at the skate park behind Lawn School on Friday, Sept 26, at 4 p.m. There will be skateboard, rap and dance contests, and cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. More...

Volunteers needed to begin knitting gloves

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...