May 26, 2016 RSS feed / About Town

Baptist church to host forum on elderly care

A forum on elderly housing with senior advocate Sue Jameson is at 11 a.m. June 5 at Central Baptist Church. Jameson is a visiting nurse and director of development for South County Home Health. More...

Flag dedication at golf course this Saturday

The Jamestown Golf Course will dedicate its newly installed American flag at 9 a.m. May 28. More...

Vendors to sell jewelry and clothing Saturday

An indoor market sponsored by the Rhode Island Field of Artisans is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 28 at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

Instructor will teach basic Latin dancing

Dance instructor Sue Young will demonstrate Latin dancing from 7-10 p.m. June 4 at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

Couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

He swept her off her feet – almost literally. Jamestown’s Edward and Betty Greenstein will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Monday. More...

Ticked off

Cynthia Leonard, a member of the Jamestown Tick Task Force, sprays insecticide on shoes in the alley near Jamestown Hardware. Dozens of townspeople took advantage of the service. More...

Wicked’ author reads tonight at arts center

A reading from best-selling author Gregory Maguire is at 6 p.m. May 26 at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

Watercolor workshop Wednesday evening

A watercolor workshop with painter Aileen Quinn is at 6-8 p.m. June 1 at the library. Quinn will teach students different brush strokes and basic watercolor techniques. Paint, brushes and canvasses will be provided. Frames cost $5. More...

Learn to garden using native species tonight

A forum on sustainable gardening with master gardener Elaine Trainor is at 6:30 p.m. May 26 at the library. Trainor is certified by the University of Rhode Island. She will outline the benefits of planting native species in home gardens. More...

Kite flying next month at Watson Farm fields

Watson Farm is offering free admission from 1-5 p.m. June 4 to celebrate opening for the season. More...

Donations needed for church’s June festival

Central Baptist Church is accepting donations from 9 a.m. to noon May 28, June 4 and June 11 for its annual June festival. More...

Stone carver to lecture at arts center in June

A history lecture with stone carver Nicholas Benson is at 6 p.m. June 3 at the Jamestown Arts Center. 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. More...

Razorback Robowolves

  LEFT: Eva and Ella Junge, members of the Jamestown Robowolves, listen as their names are called for the best overall project Sunday at the First Lego League Razorback Invitational in Arkansas. More...

Seniors benefiting from new exercise machine

Jamestown Fitness not only has new owners, it has a new machine as well. The gym changed hands last month when a group of residents purchased the business to prevent it from closing. More...