2005-10-06 / About Town

Pumpkin hayride at Community Farm this Saturday

On Saturday, Oct. 8, Nick Robertson, owner of North Meadow Farm, and the Jamestown Community Farm are sponsoring a pumpkin hayride at the Jamestown Community Farm at the corner of old Eldred Avenue and East Shore Road.

The event will run from 1 to 3 p.m. and feature Nick’s team of horses pulling a wagon loaded with children through the fields to the pumpkin patch, where they can select a jack-o-lantern-sized pumpkin of their choice.

There will not be a charge for this event. Donations will be accepted, and all donations will be shared equally by the Jamestown Community Farm and the Conanicut Island Grange.

The rain date is Sunday.

Dog day at Ft. Getty cancelled due to poor weather forecast

ADay in the Park, a fun-filled fund-raiser for dogs and dogowners slated for this Saturday at Ft. Getty, has been cancelled due to weather forecasts that predict rain for the entire day, Barbara Szepatowski, event organizer and town councilwoman, announced yesterday.

The event is one of two fundraisers slated to raise money to help the Friends of the Animal Shelter turn an old garage behind the Town Offices on Southwest Avenue into a modern petand people-friendly animal shelter.

Details on the next fund-raiser will be announced in the Jamestown Press, Szepatowski said. Columbus Day holiday deadlines at the Press

The Jamestown Press will be published on schedule next week. Look for the paper on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the following deadlines are posted:

Display Advertising

5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

Classifieds

Noon Tuesday, Oct. 11

News Items

3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11

The Press office will be closed Monday in observance of the Colubus Day holiday. The Press staff wishes our readers and advertisers a safe and happy holiday weekend.

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