September 20, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Tour of Watson Farm scheduled for Sunday

A two-mile walking tour of Watson Farm will take place on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 2 to 5 p.m. Farm managers Don and Heather Minto will lead the hike. More...

Skatefest tomorrow, cash prizes on the line

Jamestown Skatefest 2012 will be held on Friday, Sept. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. at the skate park near Lawn Avenue School. Cash prizes will be awarded for skateboarding, rapping and dancing. There will also be raffles. More...

Scouting expo planned at East Ferry Saturday

Jamestown’s Boy Scout Troop 1 will hold its annual scout expo on Saturday, Sept. 23, at East Ferry. More...

Flu shot clinic planned at library on Sept. 29

A flu shot clinic will be held at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no charge, but insured participants should bring their insurance cards. More...

Forum on state foster care at Central Baptist

A community forum about Groovy Girls, a project that focuses on empowering girls in state foster care, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Archaeological dig will be discussed at library

Dr. William Simmons will discuss the Native American artifacts found during a 1967 archaeological dig of an Indian burial ground in Jamestown. The discussion will take place at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. More...

Association to discuss protecting Shores’ lots

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The meeting will focus on protecting the town-owned lots in Jamestown Shores. More...

Rehearsals tonight for the Accidental Sisters

The Accidental Sisters will begin rehearsals on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. The group was established three years ago by director Julie Beth Andrews as a way for women to sing global music for women. More...

Local sculptor will give multimedia gallery talk

Local sculptor Howard Newman will give a multimedia gallery talk on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Jamestown Arts Center. Newman is a member of the Art League of Rhode Island. The event is free and open to the public. More...

Travel presentation Monday at library

A travel presentation by Eileen Muldoon and Cindy Wilson will take place at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Monday, Sept. 24, from 7 to 8 p.m. More...

Seniors offered free ride to bowling alley

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will provide free transportation for seniors to the Wickford Lanes Bowling Alley on Fridays starting Oct. 5. Anyone who is interested should meet at the Jamestown Senior Center. The bus leaves at 9 a.m. More...