June 12, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

'Brothers' on tap for book group

The Peace Dale Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, July 1 at 7 p.m. to discuss "Founding Brothers" by Joseph Ellis. Copies are available at the library. Summer visitors and new members are always welcome. More...

Man-eating plants, ferns topics of nature programs

The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society will host a series of nature walks and lectures this summer. Coming July 19 is a Carnivorous Plant Walk at the Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area in West Kingston. The walk will be from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Membership drive underway for island historical society

The Jamestown Historical Society (JHS) has kicked off a new membership drive with the goal of attracting new, island-based residents to the organization and its programs. More...

Play a round of golf and help the schools

The Jamestown Schools Parent Teacher Organization needs golfers for their second annual golf tournament this Saturday, June 14, starting at 11:30 a.m. The tournament is the largest fund-raiser of the year for the schools. More...

Church prepares for annual fest June 21

Central Baptist Church's annual June Festival, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 21, promises to offer something for everyone. More...

Wickford gallery to host 'Ocean State' exhibit

The Wickford Art Association announces its 13th Annual Art of the Ocean State Open Juried Show. The exhibit will feature work inspired by the State of Rhode Island, and visitors may view the work from June 27 to July 16. More...

Jamestown baseball serves up subs

Judy Barry has been serving sausage and pepper subs on Wednesday nights to help raise money for Jamestown Baseball. Stop by the concession stand at the Lawn Avenue ball fields to pick up a sub to support the league. More...

Challenger adds competitive camp

In addition to their Aug. 18 to 22 soccer camp, British Challenger will hold a competitive camp at the Lawn Avenue fields in Jamestown from Aug. 11 to 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Summer hours resume at library

Sunday hours at the Jamestown Philomenian Library ended for the season on Sunday, June 8, along with the knitting and rug hooking classes, which have taken place since last fall. More...