July 18, 2013 RSS feed / About Town

Live band will play Monday at pavilion

Saddle up the Chicken, a group of local musicians based in southern Rhode Island, will play at the Fort Getty farmers market on Monday, July 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

‘Kill a Mockingbird’ at Baptist church July 25

A screening of the Pulitzer Prize-winning film “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be held at Central Baptist Church on Thursday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More...

Teens should sign up now for Six Flags trip

The Jamestown Teen Center will hold its eighth annual trip to Six Flags in Agawam, Mass., on Thursday, July 25. The bus will leave the recreation center at 7 a.m. and return by 9 p.m. More...

Kids can learn to make lanterns at arts center

Free lantern workshops for kids will take place July 22 to July 24 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day at the Jamestown Arts Center. A parade will be held on Friday, July 26, at 8 p.m. for children to show off their handmade lanterns. More...

CIAA craft show at rec center Saturday

The Conanicut Island Art Association will hold its summer craft show at the recreation center on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jewelry, handbags and ceramics made by local artisans will be on sale. More...

Learn about medicinal plants at farm Sunday

Herbalist Kristin Minto will give a lecture on medicinal plants at Watson Farm on Sunday, July 21, at 10 a.m. Minto has been studying herbal medicine for more than a decade. She will discuss how the plants can influence the body in unique ways. More...

Arts center to show tall ships from 1976

The Jamestown Arts Center will present original 16-mm films of the 1976 tall ships festival on Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. Islander Bill Sprague captured the Narragansett Bay celebration. More...

Summer book sale ends this Saturday

The library’s summer book sale will continue during regular business hours through Saturday, July 20. There will be a special promotion on the final day where shoppers can fill plastic bags with paperbacks for $1. More...

Donors needed for blood drive Monday

A blood drive will be held at the Holy Ghost Society hall located at 134 Narragansett Ave. on Monday, July 22, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. More...

St. Matthew’s to hold summer fair Saturday

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual summer fair on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature lobster salad sandwiches for lunch, along with homemade pies, jams and jellies. More...

Watercolor seminar at Watson Farm Saturday

Artists are invited to join instructor Natalie Pfanstiehl in a watercolor workshop at Watson Farm on Saturday, July 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Members exhibit at rec center Wednesday

The opening reception for Conanicut Island Art Association’s 39th annual members exhibit will be held on Wednesday, July 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the recreation center. Attendees will be able to vote on the people’s choice award. More...

Cookout Thursday at Dutch Harbor marina

The Chamber of Commerce will hold a barbecue at Dutch Harbor Boat Yard on Thursday, July 18, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event will include hot dogs, hamburgers, refreshments and vegan options. Launch rides from the marina will be available. More...

Hot dogs, hamburgers offered at CBC Friday

A community dinner will be held at Central Baptist Church on Friday, July 19, beginning at 5 p.m. The event will include hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries and doughboys. Call 423-1651 to learn more. More...

Register to become certified babysitter

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a Red Cross babysitting certification class on Friday, July 26, beginning at 9 a.m. The course includes CPR and first aid. The course lasts eight hours and costs $150. Pizza will be provided for lunch. More...