May 31, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Fundraiser will include live and silent auctions

The Dragonflies for Dori golf tournament will have both a live and silent auction at the Jamestown Golf Course on Saturday, June 9. More...

Open house planned at N.K. animal shelter

The North Kingstown Animal Shelter will hold its annual open house and family day celebration on Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – rain or shine. More...

Drop-off date for CIAA exhibit next Thursday

The drop-off date for Conanicut Island Art Association’s “Americana” exhibit will be Thursday, June 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Town Hall. The show’s opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, June 14, at 5 p.m. at Town Hall. More...

Baseball historian will discuss book at library

Ed Achorn, a baseball historian and the editor for the Providence Journal’s editorial page, will speak at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m. More...

Free kite-flying day at Watson Farm Sunday

Watson Farm will open up its grounds for free on Saturday, June 2, from 1 to 5 p.m., and visitors are encouraged to hike out to specifi c fields set aside to fly kites. More...

U.S. Congress hopeful will be in Jamestown

Brendan Doherty, the Republican candidate for U.S. representative in the 1st Congressional District, will hold an informal town meeting on Wednesday, June 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center. More...

Aquaculture group will meet Friday

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

Deadline tomorrow to register for BioBlitz

The deadline to register for the 13th annual BioBlitz is 5 p.m. on Friday, June 1. The BioBlitz is an event where scientists and volunteer naturalists scour a particular parcel of land for 24 straight hours. More...

Donated bras will benefit abused women

The Jamestown Medical Fund is partnering with Soma Intimates in Garden City to collect new or slightly used bras, which will be cleaned, refurbished and donated to local women’s domestic-abuse centers. More...

Donate items for CBC’s annual June Festival

Central Baptist Church is accepting donations for its June Festival. Donations may be dropped off at the church from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 2, and Saturday, June 9. More...

Free music gathering Friday at Island Heron

The Island Heron will present Spanda Beats, a free event on Friday, June 1, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Spanda Beats is a music circle open to anyone with a drum or other instrument who wants share music. No experience is necessary. More...

Two graduating senior athletes to be honored

The Fuzz Foundation for Dedicated Athletes is now accepting applications for its 2012 awards. One graduating high school athlete of each gender from Jamestown will be chosen in recognition of their team leadership and dedication to their sport. More...