April 8, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

St. Michael’s to host admission open house

St. Michael’s Country Day School will hold an admission open house this Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to noon. More...

Register today for Jamestown baseball

Players who would like to play in Jamestown’s baseball league must register now to be included on a team this year. Try-outs for the major league are tonight, Thursday, April 8, and Friday, April 9, at 5:30 p.m. More...

SAMP lecture tonight at N.K. library

Rod Mather, marine archaeologist and history professor at the University of Rhode Island, will present “Underwater Archaeology Uncovers Block Island’s Sunken History,” tonight, Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. More...

NOAA to hold session on aquaculture policy

NOAA will hold a “listening session” on Sunday, April 14, in Narragansett to hear recommendations from the public that will help the agency develop a new national policy for sustainable marine aquaculture. More...

N.K. sailing seeks donations for yard sale

The North Kingstown High School sailing team is now accepting donations for its third annual nautical yard sale. More...

‘Farm Kids’ to begin at Watson Farm

Watson Farm will offer Farm Kids, a six-week afterschool program for fifth and sixth-grade students. Once a week, children will explore the different habitats that make up the historic Watson Farm and develop their observation skills. More...

Photographer Goldman to speak at URI

Photographer David Goldman will share his story and answer questions on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in URI’s Chafee Social Science Building, Room 271, 10 Chafee Rd. in Kingston. More...

Freshwater fishing season begins April 10

The 2010 trout and general freshwater fishing season will begin at 6 a.m. this Saturday, April 10. More than 20,000 anglers are expected to turn out at dawn on opening day. More...

Community chorus to perform concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus will perform its spring concert, “For the Birds,” on Saturday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 2, at 3 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church at 99 Narragansett Ave. in Jamestown. More...

Library and Grange to present ‘A Green Café’

The Friends of the Jamestown Library, along with the Conanicut Grange, will present “A Green Café” on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. More...

Shoreline clean-up scheduled for April 17

Jamestown’s Conservation Commission will hold its annual island shoreline clean-up on Saturday, April 17. Participants should plan to meet at 8:30 a.m. at the recreation center at 41 Conanicus Ave. More...

Community Band concert on Tuesday

The Jamestown Community Band will hold its spring concert on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at the PAC Club on Narragansett Avenue. The event was rescheduled from March 30 due to the storm and flooding on the island. More...

Quaker Notes Quartet in concert Sunday

“The Quaker Notes Quartet” will perform this Sunday, April 11, at 3 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

School drama club performs this weekend

The Lawn Avenue School drama club will perform “Show and Spell” by Julia Brownell – a comical look inside the world of a middle school spelling bee. More...

Resident beach stickers now on sale

Resident beach stickers are on sale now at the recreation center at 41 Conanicus Ave., Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. Stickers will also be available at Ft. Getty beginning May 20 and at Mackerel Cove beginning June 12. More...

Garden club to meet April 12

The Quononoquott Garden Club will meet for the first time this year on Monday, April 12, at St. Matthew’s Church parish hall. More...

All That Matters to offer services at South County Hospital

South County Hospital will now offer integrative therapy services for outpatients provided by the professionals of All That Matters in its medical office building, Suite B2. All That Matters is a yoga and holistic education center in Wakefield. More...

Apply now for Cook scholarship

The Margaret Sterling Cook Foundation will award up to $1,000 to one or more Rhode Island students. The application is open to all Rhode Island residents and is available online at www. MargaretSterlingCookFoundation. org. More...

Blood drive at McQuade’s April 12

The Rhode Island Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will hold a blood drive at McQuade’s Marketplace on Monday, April 12, from 2 to 6 p.m. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

Farmer to speak about CSA program

Patrick McNiff of Casey Farm in Saunderstown will speak about organic farming, historic New England and the farm’s popular CSA (community supported agriculture) program at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m. More...