April 15, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Chickens and eggs at the library

On Tuesday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jamestown library, former Jamestown teacher and Casey Farm volunteer Beth Weibust will present Project Chick. More...

‘Farm Kids’ gets underway at Watson Farm

Watson Farm will offer Farm Kids, a six-week afterschool program for fifth and sixth-grade students. The program starts on Friday, April 30, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and runs every Friday until June 4. More...

Adkins to speak on ‘Dorade’ at lecture

The International Yacht Restoration School at 449 Thames St. in Newport will wrap up its spring lecture series at 7:30 p.m. More...

‘A Green Café’ tonight at library

“A Green Café” – a program sponsored by the Friends of the Jamestown Library and the Conanicut Grange – will be held tonight, Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. More...

Firefighters host spaghetti dinner

On Saturday, April 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Jamestown fire station, the Jamestown fire department will hold a spaghetti dinner to benefit the fire station’s kitchen remodel project. More...

Sale & Open House at Conanicut Marine

Boaters who are getting ready for the season ahead will be interested in the Spring Sale and Open House this Friday and Saturday, April 16-17, at the Conanicut Marine Ship’s Store on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Join the Childhood Stroke Awareness Walk at Ft. Wetherill on May 15

Rhode Island’s second annual Childhood Stroke Awareness Walk will be held Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m. at Ft. Wetherill State Park. More...

Casey Farm veggie talk on April 22

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...

Recreation hours for vacation week

Open recreation hours will change during school vacation week. Open recreation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call Jill at 423-7260 or email jgoldstein@jamestownri.net for more information. More...

Help with island clean-up Saturday

The Jamestown Conservation Commission’s annual Island Shoreline Clean-up event will be held this Saturday, April 17. Participants should meet at the recreation center on Conanicus Avenue at 8:30 a.m. More...

Forum on climate change and justice

A forum on climate change and justice will be held this Sunday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church at 99 Narragansett Ave. in Jamestown. More...

Jamestown Hardware hosts “Big Bag Sale”

Don’t miss the “Big Bag Sale” this Saturday, April 17, at Jamestown Hardware on Narragansett Avenue. “This is a great sale,” says Jamestown Hardware owner Scott Sherman. More...

Chorus plans spring concert in May

Calling all bird lovers – 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. More...

Island architect wins design awards

Two projects by Jamestown architect Jim Estes of Estes/Twombly Architects recently won awards from Custom Home magazine in its recent design competition. Out of 321 entries, 18 were chosen. More...