May 7, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Volunteer to be a lighthouse docent

Members of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association are preparing for the opening of the Museum later this month. More...

Island garden club annual plant sale

The Quononoquott Garden Club's annual spring plant sale will take place at East Ferry Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. until noon. The rain date is Sunday, May 17. More...

Navy Choristers to perform May 15

The Newport Navy Choristers, under the direction of JoAnn Loewenthal, will present a concert, "Proudly We Sing" on Friday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Lucy's Church, 909 West Main Rd. in Middletown. More...

Lions Club holds informational meeting

The Jamestown Lions Club will hold an informative meeting on Tuesday, May 12, at the Bay Voyage Inn. The meeting will offer an inside look at the Lions Club and explain the club's goals and mission. More...

Sheep shearing at Watson Farm

The Watson Farm's annual Sheep Shearing Day is this Saturday, May 9, from noon to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to this special pre-season Open Farm Day at Watson Farm. Admission is $10 per car. Parking is limited. More...

Annual student art show at Melrose school

The eighth annual Melrose student art show will kick off with an opening reception on Thursday, May 14, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Melrose school multi-purpose room. The artwork will remain on display from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Friday, May 15. More...

Blood drive at Holy Ghost Hall

A blood drive is planned for Sunday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall on Narragansett Avenue. The drive is sponsored by the Arnold Zweir Post 22 of the American Legion and Memorial Post 9447 of the VFW. More...

The revolution comes alive at Battery Day

You won't need a time machine to see what our island was like during the 1700s. Just attend the 2009 Battery Day Celebration at Conanicut Battery Historic Park this Saturday, May 9. Festivities begin at 1 p.m. More...

Beach parking stickers now available

Resident beach stickers are on sale Monday through Friday at the Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., from 9 a.m. tonoon. Stickers will also be available at Fort Getty starting June 13. More...