May 10, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

URI offers summer garden classes

Amateur gardeners interested in learning more about their hobby are invited to participate in the third Summer Gardening School sponsored by the University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension. More...

Blood drive May 20

The island's veterans groups will sponsor a blood drive on Sunday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Holy Ghost Hall. More...

Sign kids up for summer fun at Fort Getty playground

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department has begun registrations for its Summer Playground Program at Ft. Getty this summer. The program runs from 9 a.m. to noon, with the option of staying until 3 or 4 p.m. More...

Pet U. class at Potter League

The Potter League for Animals is holding a Potter Pet University class on Thursday, May 17, at Middletown Baptist Church, 1818 West Main Rd. in Middletown. More...

Spring festival at URI this weekend

The University of Rhode Island will host its fifth annual East Farm Spring Festival Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Garden club plans May plant sale

With nine days left until their May Plant Sale, the Quononoquott Garden Club members are busy potting and digging perennials for the big fund-raising event. More...

Town meetings

Monday, May 14 7 p.m., library, the Town Council meets. Tuesday, May 15 Noon, agenda deadline for May 21 council meeting. Wednesday, May 16 7 p.m., Melrose Avenue School, the Harbor Management Commission meets (rescheduled from May 9). More...

Handbell ringers at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are proud to present "Shoreline Ringers" on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m. in the library meeting hall. Shoreline Ringers, Inc. More...

Blood pressure checks at library.

The Visiting Nurse Services will hold free blood pressure clinics the first Thursday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Jamestown library. The first clinic will be on Thursday, June 5, at 1 p.m. in the Museum room. More...

Wickford gallery to hold photo show

The Wickford Art Association will hold their Annual Open Juried Photography Show from May 18 to June 7. The opening reception will be held on Sunday, May 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Buy your summer beach stickers now

Resident beach stickers will be on sale beginning today, May 10 at the recreation center, 41 Conanicus Ave. on weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The stickers will be sold at Fort Getty beginning May 17, from Mondays to Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Spring bird count this weekend

The 23rd Annual Conanicut Island Spring Bird Count will be held this Saturday, May 12. Interested birders should meet at the Jamestown police station conference room at 6:30 a.m. with binoculars, field guides and appropriate hiking/ walking shoes. More...

Sheep shearing day this Saturday

Celebrate spring at Watson Farm's annual Sheep Shearing Day to be held this Saturday, May 12, from noon to 4 p.m. Historic New England invites the public to this special pre-season Open Farm Day at Watson Farm. More...