August 16, 2018 RSS feed / About Town

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Shores group hosting annual beach cookout

The Jamestown Shores Association will host its sixth annual beach party from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at Head’s Beach off Sunset Drive.  More...

Tickets available for picnic at Fort Getty

The town will sponsor its fourth annual intergenerational picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug 22. at the Fort Getty pavilion, 1050 Fort Getty Road.  More...

Library sets schedule for annual book sale

There will be a preview for the annual book sale from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

SENIOR MENUS

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Suggested fee is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance. Friday, Aug. 17 Cheeseburger or fish and chips with coleslaw. More...

Stage set Sunday for local bluegrass band

A bluegrass quartet led by a local guitarist will perform at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square.  Cole Street resident Matt Bolles co-founded the South County Rounders in 1984 with New York banjoist Phil Smith. More...

Baptist church to sell lobster rolls Friday

There will be lobster rolls, clam cakes and chowder for sale at 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave.  The cost is $13 for a lobster roll, chips and a homemade brownie. More...

Annual ice cream social set for military families

A welcoming party for military families is scheduled from 2:30-4 p.m. Aug. 29 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Upcoming exhibit to feature town painters

The opening reception for a popup exhibit by two local painters is from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St. More...

MEETINGS

Monday, Aug. 20  6:30 p.m., the town council will meet at Town Hall  Tuesday, Aug. 21  5:30 p.m., the tree committee will meet at the library   More...

Land Trust Days coming to town

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Our very own Watson Farm is part of this year’s edition of Rhode Island Land Trust Days.  The 41 events span the state and are intended to introduce folks to the Ocean State’s protected open spaces, where one can get outdoors and enj More...