April 26, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Drop-off submissions today for CIAA show

The drop-off date to enter submissions into the Conanicut Island Art Association’s exhibition is Thursday, April 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Town Hall. All media is welcome. More...

Farm Kids program begins tomorrow

Farm Kids, a six-week afterschool program, will begin on Friday, April 27, at Watson Farm. Once a week the youngsters will explore the many different habitats that make up the historic farm and develop their observation skills. More...

Native plants to be discussed tomorrow

Nick DiGiando, the owner and operator of Atlantic Lawn & Garden, will discuss native plants of Jamestown on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Registration open for June golf tournament

Registration is now open for “Dragonflies for Dori,” a fundraiser that will take place at the Jamestown Golf Course on July 9. More...

JCC will hold pair of concerts in early May

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present its spring concert, “Isn’t It Romantic? Brahms to Broadway,” on back-to-back days on the first weekend in May. More...

St. Mark will host Benedictine speaker

Benedictine Sister Carolyn Corny-Kopkowski will hold a lecture titled, “Living the Rule of St. Benedict Today,” on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, at St. Mark Church. More...

Open house tonight at the Island Scoop

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an open house at the Island Scoop on North Main Road on Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served, including ice cream, candy, coffee, bagels and pastries. More...

Jamestown doctor will discuss her new book

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Walk to benefit stroke awareness on May 19

The fourth annual Childhood Stroke Awareness Walk will be held on May 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Wetherill. More...

Drug take-back day at police station Saturday

On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., local police departments in Newport County will hold a drug take-back day at each municipality’s police station, including Jamestown. More...

Discussion Friday will focus on Ayurveda

Mary Guerenabarrena of Being Ayurveda will hold an hour-long interactive discussion to focus on nature’s natural transitions and how to provide people with an opportunity for healing and balancing their lives. More...

Volunteers, sponsors needed for BioBlitz

The orientation for the 2012 BioBlitz will be held at the Environmental Education Center at Roger Williams Park Zoo on Thursday, May 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Send news of events for the Summer Guide

The Jamestown Press is preparing to publish its annual Summer Guide. The staff is seeking news of community events that are planned on the island this summer, from June through September. More...

Town tree farm to be dedicated tomorrow

On Arbor Day, Friday, April 27, the Tree Preservation and Protection Committee will hold a tree planting on Narragansett Avenue across from the post office at 3 p.m. Following the event, an official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. More...