September 21, 2017 RSS feed / About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Volunteers are needed to restore Taylor Point

Volunteers are needed to remove invasive plants from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 23 at Taylor Point, the 20-acre town park situated beneath the Newport Pell Bridge.  More...

Seamstresses sought to sew dresses for needy

Volunteers are needed to sew dresses for needy African girls from 1-3 p.m. on the first and third Mondays starting in September at Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Guided kayak tour of north end is planned

A guided kayak tour around Conanicut Point departs at 4 p.m. Sept. 30 at Park Dock, the town beach located at the end of Broad Street off East Shore Road.  More...

Registration begins for Cub Scouts tonight

The Cub Scouts of Jamestown Pack 1 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the all-purpose room at Melrose School, 76 Melrose Ave.  More...

SENIOR MENUS

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.   More...

Chorus rehearsals for kids to start Saturday

The Jamestown Community Chorus is seeking children to rehearse for its holiday concert at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 at the Conanicut Grange, 6 West St.  More...

Oktoberfest Saturday to have beer, bratwurst

An Oktoberfest with live German music is scheduled from 3-7 p.m. Sept. More...

Arts center will screen film festival finalists

Selections from the Manhattan Short will be screened at 7 p.m. Sept. 29-30 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 16 Valley St.  More...

Neighborhood group will meet Wednesday

The Jamestown Shores Association will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in the library, 26 North Road. Booklets on the history of the neighborhood will be distributed.  All residents are welcome to share concerns and ideas. Refreshments will be served. More...

Opening reception set for art exhibit tonight

The Conanicut Island Arts Association will host the annual reception for its fall show from 5-7 p.m. Sept. More...

Vietri left mark on town’s seniors

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

As someone always looking out for our seniors on the island, I was saddened to hear that after almost 2 1/2 years on the job, Ellen Vietri has stepped down as the director of the senior center. More...