April 28, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

‘Lemonade Day’ at Tricia’s Tropi-Grille

Tricia’s Tropi-Grille will host a “Lemonade Day” event this Sunday, May 2, from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Don’t miss Rotary May breakfast

On Saturday, May 1, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School, the Jamestown Rotary will host its 46th annual May Breakfast. A silent auction and raffle will also be held. More...

Chorus performs this weekend

“For the Birds,” the 2010 spring concert by the Jamestown Community Chorus, will take place this 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...

Godena Farm clean-up this Saturday

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will host a clean-up event at the Godena Farm on North Main Road this Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants should wear sturdy clothes and bring work gloves and tin snips (or bolt cutters). More...

M*A*S*H* fundraiser Monday evening

Get your tickets now for a themed fundraiser at Trattoria Simpatico this Monday, May 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will help islander Laura Smith with medical expenses incurred after a recent serious car accident. More...

Hospice tribute to be held at Atlantic Beach Club

A tribute to Hospice at Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will be held on Sunday, May 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach Club in Middletown. Enjoy fabulous music, dancing and food in a beautiful beachside setting. More...

Quaker Meetinghouse opens Sunday

On Sunday, May 2, worship services will resume at the 1787 Old Quaker Meetinghouse on Weeden Lane in Jamestown. The public is invited to attend these unprogrammed meetings held at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays through the warmer months. 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...

Watson Farm will shear sheep on May 8

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

Library book groups to read ‘The Necklace’

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will discuss “The Necklace: Thirteen Women and the Experiment That Transformed Their Lives” by Cheryl Jarvis on Monday, May 17, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, May 18, at 1 p.m. More...

Candle workshop for teens Tuesday

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a candle-making workshop this Tuesday, May 4, at 6 p.m. at the Teen Center. Learn to make your own candles and make a great Mother’s Day gift! Cost is $5. More...

Drop off entries for CIAA art show today

Entries for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s next open juried art show at Jamestown Town Hall – “Animals, Animals, Animals” – may be dropped off today, Thursday, April 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Get your tickets for KidsROCK fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming KidsROCK cocktail party fundraiser, which will be held on Saturday, May 22, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Dragonline Studio at Bull Point in Jamestown. More...

Yard sale to benefit high school sailing

This weekend marks the last chance to empty your yards, basements and garages of old boating gear to help the North Kingstown High School sailing team. The team will hold its nautical yard sale this Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. More...

Island bird count scheduled for May 8

The annual Conanicut Island Spring Bird count will be held on Saturday, May 8. Participants will meet at the Jamestown Police Station at 6:30 a.m. to divide into four groups to cover various areas of the island. More...

Golf course to offer program for kids

The Jamestown Education Foundation will once again coordinate with the Jamestown Golf Course to offer a five-week golf program on Tuesdays, from May 4 through June 1, with an additional two weeks as rain make-up dates, if needed. More...

‘Lives of ospreys’ and live raptors featured at library talk Wednesday

The Conanicut Island Raptor Project will sponsor “The Lives of Ospreys: A Satellite’s Eye View,” a lecture by Dr. Rob Bierregaard, noted ornithologist and osprey expert, this Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. More...