August 7, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Learn to be a tree steward this fall

The Rhode Island Tree Council will offer a course on becoming a tree steward at the Jamestown library starting in September. The course will cover tree biology, tree identification, tree planting and pruning, tree health, urban forestry and soils. More...

Learn about vegetable gardening at URI open house this Saturday

University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners will hold an open house at their Vegetable Demonstration Garden at East Farm on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Perry kicks off senate campaign

A rally fund-raiser to officially kick off the Donna Perry for senate campaign will be held Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club, 138 Narragansett Ave. More...

'Art around the Bay' opens tonight

Don't miss the opening of the new Conanicut Island Art Association show, "Art around the Bay," tonight — Thursday, Aug. 7 — at the Jamestown Town Hall. The reception will run from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Intern needed for education organization

The Jamestown Education Foundation (JEF) is seeking applications for a new internship program. This internship will be focused primarily on maintaining and updating the foundation's website at JamestownEducation- Foundation.org. More...

Historical society to hold annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Jamestown Historical Society will take place on Thursday, Aug. 14, at the library. A business meeting and election of officers will begin at 7 p.m., and then guest speaker Dr. Robert Thorson will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. More...

'Cranky Yankee' gives book talk

The South Kingstown Public Library will present local author Virginia Leaper with her new book, "The Cranky Yankee," on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. More...

Time running out to get fund-raiser tickets

Jamestown's Chamber of Commerce's annual fundraiser is being held at Fort Getty on Friday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Talent show coming next week

The annual Jamestown Talent Show: "Salute to Vaudeville" is set for Wednesday evening, Aug. 13, at the Recreation Center. The show, a fund-raiser for the Jamestown Community Chorus, starts at 7 p.m. More...

Greg Abate plays jazz this Sunday

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department Summer Music Series continues the season this Sunday evening, Aug. More...

Join library friends for a harbor cruise

The Friends of the Jamestown Library invite the public on a two-hour harbor tour onboard the Amazing Grace, on Thursday, Aug. 14. The boat will load at the East Ferry at 3:45 p.m. for a cruise of Narragansett Bay. More...