May 20, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Garden club plant sale this Saturday

The Quononoquott Garden Club will host its annual plant sale this Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to noon at East Ferry. The rain date will be Sunday, May 23. More...

Bird watch at Gilbert Stuart Museum

Biologist Walter Berry, amateur bird identifier and watcher, will lead a bird walk at the Gilbert Stuart Museum this Saturday, May 22, at 7 a.m. More...

Community Farm kicks off 10th season

The Jamestown Community Farm will begin its 10th season this Saturday, May 22. More...

Teen Center summer hours

The Jamestown Teen Center has changed its hours for the summer season. The Teen Center will be open Monday through Friday, from 4 to 10 p.m. Call Debbie at 423-7261 or email dtungett@jamestownri.net for more information. More...

Islanders graduate from URI this weekend

Several islanders are among the nearly 3,900 students who will receive their degrees during the University of Rhode Island’s 124th commencement this weekend, May 22-23. More...

Young Scientists Club to host annual camp

Register now for the Young Scientists Club’s 12th annual science and math camp for children ages 5 to 12. Camps will be offered June 21- 24 and June 28-July 2. More...

Gilbert Stuart Museum seeks junior docents

The Gilbert Stuart Museum is looking for young people, ages 9 to 18, to volunteer as docents for the museum’s daily tour program. More...

Chase memorial tennis tournament May 30

The Conanicut Yacht Club will host the fifth annual Roger Chase Memorial Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament on Sunday, May 30, at its tennis facility on Whittier Road in Jamestown. More...

Save the Bay swim scheduled for July 17

The 34th annual Save the Bay swim will be held Saturday, July 17. Participants begin their journey at the Naval base in Newport and swim or kayak the 1.7 miles across Narragansett Bay to finish in Jamestown. More...

Hospice fundraiser to feature trumpet player

Chris Lawson, long-time trumpet player for Larry Brown’s Swinglane Orchestra, will lead the band at the fundraiser for Hospice at Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties on Sunday, May 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. More...

N.K.H.S. hosts summer sports camps for kids

North Kingstown High School will offer a series of sports camps for kids this summer. More...

Ruggiero delivers keynote at conference

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero delivered the keynote address at the recent Celebrating Public Service Conference, an event organized by the R.I. Chapter of the American Society Public Administrators. More...

King Center to host forum on hunger

The Alliance for Livable Newport and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Parade flag sales to benefit medical fund

The Jamestown Medical Fund will sell flags during the town’s annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 31, at an information table set up by St. Mark Church. More...

DEM to administer lifeguard certification

The Dept. of Environmental Management’s Division of Parks and Recreation will administer conditional non-surf and surf lifeguard certification tests on Wednesday, May 26, and Thursday, May 27, and again next month. More...

Taxpayers to meet Monday

The Jamestown Taxpayers’ Association will hold a special meeting this Monday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the upcoming Financial Town Meeting. More...

Shores Association to meet Wednesday

The Jamestown Shores Association will meet Wednesday, May 26, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center at 6 West St. The first guest speaker of the evening will be Chief James Bryer of the Jamestown Fire Department. More...

Ft. Adams Family Day June 5

The Ft. Adams Trust will hold its Ft. Adams Trust Family Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, at Ft. Adams State Park. More...

Give blood on June 7 at McQuade’s

The Rhode Island Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will host a blood drive at McQuade’s Marketplace on Monday, June 7, from 2 to 6 p.m. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

Police offer free self-defense class for women

The Jamestown Police Dept. will offer a free four-day Rape Aggression Defense basic self-defense class for women from 6 to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, June 7-10, at the Jamestown Recreation Center. More...

Police to take part in ‘Click It or Ticket’

The Jamestown Police Dept. will participate in the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” program from May 24 through June 6. More...

Free retirement workshop in Newport

Child & Family and Newport Prescription Center will host a free retirement planning workshop for Newport County residents from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, at the Child and Family Community Center at 31 John Clarke Rd. in Middletown. More...

Ali’s Run team off to strong Babe Ruth start

Ali’s Run, the Jamestown team in the Newport Babe Ruth baseball league, has won its first two games. More...

Nadeau named to Quinnipiac dean’s list

Benjamin Nadeau of Jamestown has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2010 semester at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Ct. More...

St. Joseph’s Church choir to perform Saturday

St. Joseph’s Church choir will continue the parish’s 125th celebration with a concert this Saturday, May 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the church, located at Broadway and Mann Avenue. More...