June 20, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Open house Thursday at Jamestown Designs

The Chamber of Commerce will host an open house at Jamestown Designs on Thursday, June 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. The event is free for chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. More...

Farm stand opens at East Ferry Saturday

Stearns Farms Organic Produce will open its farm stand at East Ferry on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. On sale will be a variety of island-grown, USDAcertified organic vegetables, flowers and eggs. More...

Award-winning films Thursday night at JAC

The Jamestown Arts Center will feature a cultural collection of shorts from the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. More...

Great Baldini will visit library this Tuesday

A magic show featuring the Great Baldini and his assistant will take place at the library on Tuesday, June 25, from 4 to 5 p.m. The magician will help launch the summer reading program. The show is recommended for children ages 5 and up. More...

Paddleboard yoga at Sheffield Cove Friday

The Island Heron and Jamestown Outdoors will present paddleboard yoga at Sheffield Cove on Friday, June 21, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Registration is required by calling 560-0411. More...

Read ‘Mrs. Jack’ for July book discussion

The library’s Tuesday afternoon book group will meet on July 16 at 1 p.m. to discuss “Mrs. Jack: A Biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner” by Louise Hall Tharp. More...

Shores group to meet at library Wednesday

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at the library. More...

Reading programs at library begin Monday

The library’s summer reading programs begin Monday, June 24. Kids of all ages can register at the library or online. More...

Learn about henna tattoos Wednesday

Teens entering grades seven through 12 are invited to a bodyart workshop at the library on Wednesday, June 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. More...

Tour Saturday to see grassland bobolinks

Watson Farm will sponsor a guided tour this weekend of its grassland habitat that has been preserved for an endangered species of birds called the bobolink. The tour will take place on Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. The program is free. More...