May 5, 2016 RSS feed / About Town

Sheep to be shorn at Watson Farm May 7

Trained shearers will shave the North Road flock of sheep from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Watson Farm. Using the freshly sheared fleece, professional spinners will demonstrate how to use a drop spindle so guests can practice weaving. More...

Volunteers needed to ID bird species

Volunteers are needed May 14 to locate, identify and tally Jamestown’s bird species. This will be the 32nd consecutive spring count. More...

Boy Scouts schedule annual pasta dinner

Jamestown Boy Scouts Troop 1 will host its annual pasta supper from 5-8 p.m. May 14 at St. Matthew’s Church. A silent auction will accompany the dinner. Scouts will sell tickets around town for $10. More...

Art association reception at Town Hall next week

The Conanicut Island Art Association will sponsor the opening reception for its “Palettes of Color” show from 5-7 p.m. May 12 at Town Hall. The exhibit features all mediums. Guests will be able to meet the artists. More...

Garden club sponsors plant sale at pavilion

The Quononoquott Garden Club will host its spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon May 14 at the Fort Getty pavilion. More...

Senior menu

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1p.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, May 6 More...

Women’s club has three scholarships available

The Jamestown Women’s Club is offering three scholarships to Jamestown students enrolled in college during the 2016-17 school year. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who will enter their freshman year in the fall. More...

Classical quartet takes the stage next weekend

Classical musicians from the Heifetz International Music Institute will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Jamestown Arts Center. The institute is a six-week course on the campus of Mary Baldwin College in Virginia. More...

Hands-on workshop commences Wednesday

A five-week environmental workshop begins at 3:30 p.m. May 11 at the Jamestown Arts Center. The 90-minute sessions for middle-schoolers continues through June 8. More...

Traveling choir visits rec center next week

A Vermont traveling choir, Northern Harmony, will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 14 at the recreation center. The Jamestown Community Chorus is sponsoring the concert. More...

Deadline this Friday for grant applications

The Jamestown Education Foundation is accepting grant applications for educational-enrichment programs and projects in the schools or in the community that inspire young minds, encourage academic excellence and promote healthy lifestyle choices. More...