May 17, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

CIAA’s annual meeting at Tavern on Tuesday

The Conanicut Island Art Association will host its annual meeting for members on Tuesday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Tavern. A brief annual meeting will start the evening followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. More...

Walk for charity at Fort Wetherill Saturday

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

Pasta dinner Saturday to benefit Boy Scouts

The Jamestown Boy Scouts will hold their annual 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. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. More...

Ocean Essence to host open house tonight

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...

Seminar will focus on how to get published

Rose Pearson, the editor and founder of The Writers’ Circle, will be at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, May 19, at 1 p.m. More...

Lighthouse historian at library tomorrow

Jeremy D’Entremont, who has been called the leading expert on New England’s historic lighthouses, will be at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m. More...

Books needed for African schoolchildren

Local students are still collecting books through the weekend to benefit schoolchildren in Africa. Bins for unwanted books are located at McQuade’s Marketplace, the Jamestown Philomenian Library and both Jamestown schools. More...

Golf tourney sold out, come for lunch, auction

Spots for the “Dragonflies for Dori” golf tournament have been sold out, but people are still invited to attend the event for lunch and the silent auction. The event will take place at the Jamestown Golf Course on Saturday, June 9. More...

Community farm opens for season Saturday

The Jamestown Community Farm will begin its 12th season on Saturday, May 19. In the previous 11 years, a total of 140,000 pounds of fresh vegetables have been grown and donated to soup kitchens and food pantries throughout the state. More...

Get-together planned for incoming students

An ice cream social will be held for the North Kingstown High School Class of 2016 on Thursday, May 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. More...

Donations needed for church’s June Festival

Central Baptist Church is accepting donations for its June Festival, which is scheduled for June 16. Donations may be dropped off at the church from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through June 9. More...

Aquaculture panel to hold meeting June 1

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...

Five films to be shown at arts center tonight

The Jamestown Arts Center will show an encore of five Rhode Island International Film Festival movies on Thursday, May 17, beginning at 7 p.m. More...