May 10, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Save the Bay director will be guest speaker

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...

Volunteers needed for Saturday’s bird count

The 28th annual Conanicut Island Spring Bird Count will take place Saturday, May 12. Those wishing to participate should meet at the police station at 6:30 a.m. with binoculars, a field guide and sturdy walking shoes. More...

Stroke awareness walk May 19 at Wetherill

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

Pair of Benedictine lectures this weekend

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...

St. Matthew’s to host piano concert Sunday

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 will begin at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Book drive planned to benefit African schools

A two-week book drive will be held this weekend to benefit schoolchildren in Africa. Bins for unwanted books will be placed at McQuade’s Marketplace, the Jamestown Philomenian Library and both Jamestown schools. More...

Open house at Ocean Essence Spa next week

The Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an open house at Ocean Essence Spa & Therapeutic Massage on Thursday, May 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. Also, a drawing will be held for $20 in Chamber checks. More...

Postal workers will collect food Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, the National Association of Letter Carriers will hold its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. To participate, collect and bag non-perishable food items and place the bag by a mailbox for pick up. More...

Island’s garden club will meet Monday

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 Saturday, May 19. More...

Get-together planned for future NKHS kids

An ice cream social will be held for the North Kingstown High School Class of 2016. The purpose of the get-together is for incoming students to meet future classmates so their transition to high school is easier. Parents are also welcome to attend. More...

Boy Scouts plan their annual pasta dinner

The Jamestown Boy Scouts will hold their annual pasta dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Tickets are available at the door or from any Scout. More...