May 9, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Payton’s Pace 5k later this month at Ft. Getty

The second annual Payton’s Pace 5k will be held on Sunday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at Fort Getty. A free race for children will take place at noon, and the 5k will follow at 1 p.m. Registration is $20 before May 16 and $25 af­terwards. More...

Leave canned goods by mailbox Saturday

Jamestown letter carriers will hold their annual food drive on Saturday, May 11. They are ask­ing that residents leave a bag of nonperishable food items by their mailbox Saturday morning. More...

Garden club schedules East Ferry plant sale

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. at East Ferry. Locally grown perennials, a variety of an­nuals, herbs, vegetables, and a col­orful assortment of geraniums will be for sale. More...

Final piano recital at St. Matthew’s Sunday

Dr. Manabu Takasawa, interna­tionally known pianist and music scholar, returns to the island on Sunday, May 12, for the final con­cert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association’s 2012-13 sea­son. The recital begins at 2 p.m. at St. More...

Volunteers needed to run emergency shelter

The Jamestown Red Cross is in need of volunteers to help run the shelter at Melrose Avenue School during emergencies. More...

Bird count Saturday, meet at police station

The annual Conanicut Island spring bird count will take place Saturday, May 11, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Participants are asked to meet at the police station on Conanicus Avenue to be divided into groups. More...