April 22, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Garden club welcomes your plant donations

Need help thinning out your garden this year? Members of the Quononoquott Garden Club are anxious to help. For a donation of plants, they’re ready to gently thin your perennials, shrubs and small trees. More...

Godena Farm cleanup to take place May 1

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will host a clean-up event at the Godena Farm on North Main Road on Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. All work will be on the east side of the property. More...

Watson Farm will shear sheep on May 8

Historic New England’s Watson Farm will hold its annual sheep-shearing day on Saturday, May 8, from noon to 4 p.m. More...

ART NOW exhibition now open

The Jamestown Arts Center’s ART NOW exhibition is now open at the Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave. Visit during gallery hours, Thursday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. now through April 26. More...

Fitness classes at Jamestown Golf Course

Elizabeth Barker is offering a series of fitness classes at the Jamestown Golf Course. Basic to intermediate-level Pilates is scheduled for Wednesdays, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 to 8 a.m. More...

Spaghetti dinner benefit this Saturday

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

Enter your art in CIAA show

The Conanicut Island Art Association’s next open juried art show at Jamestown Town Hall will be “Animals, Animals, Animals.” All media that relates to the theme will be accepted, including small three-dimensional work for the new g More...

Get your scarecrows ready for competition

Enter the island Spring Scary Scarecrow Competition. The competition will be judged during the week of Monday, May 3, through Sunday, May 9; all scarecrows should be out just before May 3 and should be visible from the road. More...

PBS host to speak at CIAA annual meeting May 20

Mimi Sammis, acclaimed sculptor and host of the PBS series “Mimi’s Art Studio,” will speak at the Conanicut Island Art Association’s annual meeting on Thursday, May 20, at the Bay Voyage. More...

Organic farming talk tonight at library

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 tonight, Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m More...

Join Youth Litter and Conservation Team

Jamestown’s Youth Litter and Conservation Team is seeking new members. Applicants must be 14 as of June 1 and can be no older than 16 as of Oct. 1. More...

Islander’s art to be featured at MFA event

Islander Jillian Barber’s ceramic green men, peapods and flower fairies will be featured in the Garden Gallery at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston during the museum’s 34th annual “Art in Bloom” festival this Saturday, April More...

Teens can learn about library resources

The Jamestown Teen Center will hold a teen library resource workshop on Tuesday, April 27. Meet at the Teen Center at 6 p.m. More...

Ruggiero to host discussion on LNG

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero invites island residents to “A Conversation about Our Bay, Our Community and LNG” on Monday, April 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center at 6 West St. She will be joined by Senate President M. More...

Gilbert Stuart Museum spring fair this Sunday

The Gilbert Stuart Museum will kick off its spring fair with an opening event on Sunday, April 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum. More...

M*A*S*H* fundraiser to benefit island resident

Calling all M*A*S*H* fans – tickets are now on sale for a themed fundraiser at Trattoria Simpatico on Monday, May 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

American Legion Post 22 to offer scholarship

The Arnold/Zweir American Legion Post 22 will accept scholarship applications for one $500 scholarship award to a collegebound student. More...