July 12, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Book sale being held at library until July 21

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s annual summer book sale will be held from Friday, July 13, to Saturday, July 21, during regular business hours. A $2 bag sale will be held on the final day from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. More...

Tickets on sale now for JEF fundraiser

The Jamestown Education Foundation will hold its biannual summer fundraiser on Saturday, July 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Dutch Harbor Boat Yard. More...

Drop-off date Monday for members’ exhibit

Entries for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s 38th annual members’ art exhibit should be dropped off at the Jamestown Recreation Center on Monday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Youth volleyball each Tuesday at ball field

Youth volleyball will be held each Tuesday this summer from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue ball field. Adults are welcome. Bring plenty of water. More...

Garden club will meet Monday night

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday, July 16, at the home of club member Kimberly Mc- Donough. There will be a business meeting at 6 p.m. followed by a tour of McDonough’s unique selfsustained gardens. More...

Burt the Raccoon will visit library next week

Burt the Raccoon will visit the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Wednesday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to noon. The one-man, onepuppet show is an informative and interactive performance. More...

Registration required for Watson Farm tour

Don Minto will lead a walking tour of Watson Farm on Wednesday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m. Minto, the farm’s manager, will showcase the conservation practices implemented on the land. Agricultural producers and woodlot owners are encouraged to go. More...

Chamber event at Dutch Harbor tonight

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold a businessafter hours event at Dutch Harbor Boat Yard on Thursday, July 12, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served. There will also be a business-card drawing for Chamber Bucks. More...

Watercolor workshop at Watson Farm

Artists are invited to join Natalie Pfanstiehl in a watercolor-painting workshop on Saturday, July 14. It will last from 9:30 to 3 p.m. More...

Free concert Sunday will feature folk duo

Atwater Donnelly will perform at the Jamestown Summer Concert Series on Sunday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. at East Ferry. Atwater Donnelly is a Rhode Island-based folk music duo comprised of Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly. More...

Tickets available for chamber fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s annual summer fundraiser that will be held at the new Fort Getty pavilion on Aug. 25. More...