May 3, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Rotary to hold May Breakfast Saturday

The Jamestown Rotary Club will hold its annual May Breakfast on Saturday, May 5, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Melrose Avenue School. Raffle tickets will be on sale (six for $5) for prizes of $100, $50 and $25. There will also be a silent auction. More...

URI pianist will play last concert of season

Pianist Manabu Takasawa will return to Jamestown on Sunday, May 13, for the final concert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association’s 2011-12 season. The piano recital begins at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Tech exhibit opens at arts center tonight

TechnoCraft – an exhibit where high tech meets handmade – will take place at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, May 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. Hera Gallery will present the showcase. More...

Island doc will discuss book tonight at library

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Yard sale will benefit student’s trip to Italy

Eighth-grader Jamie Gillette will hold a garage sale on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at 57 High St. Proceeds from the sale will benefit her trip this summer to France, Italy and Greece with the People to People Ambassadors Programs. More...

Garden club will meet May 14 to discuss sale

The Quononoquott Garden Club will meet on Monday, May 14, at the home of Jill Meyer on 141 Southwest Ave. The business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Members will prepare for the annual plant sale on May 19. More...

Event planned this summer? Let us know

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...

Girl Scouts will hold bake sale on Saturday

Girl Scout Troop 396 will hold a bake sale and basket raffle at East Ferry Deli on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be cookies, cupcakes and sweet treats available for purchase. More...

Two lectures planned by Benedictine sister

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...

Sign up today for walk to benefit hemiplegia

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

JCT needs youngster for board of directors

The Jamestown Community Theatre is looking for a person to represent the kids and teens on its board of directors. All applicants must be at least a junior in high school and must have participated in at least two JCT plays. More...

Lego club to meet each Thursday in May

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will meet on each Thursday in May from 3 to 4 p.m. The club is for kids of all ages, though children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. More...

CISF will host slew of programs this summer

This summer the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation will offer sailing and marine science camps at Fort Getty. The camps are called Jamestown Sea Adventure Camp and will be offered weekly from July 9 through August 17 for children ages 8 through 17. More...

Save the Bay director will speak at meeting

The Jamestown Aquaculture Movement will hold its annual meeting on June 1 from 3 to 6 p.m. at 15 Melrose Ave. The guest speaker will be Jonathan Stone, the executive director of Save the Bay. More...

Sheep-shearing day at Watson Farm May 12

Sheep-shearing day will be held at Historic New England’s Watson Farm on Saturday, May 12, from noon to 4 p.m. More...