May 8, 2014 RSS feed / About Town

Garden club plans annual plant sale

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Participants needed for spring bird count

The spring bird count will take place Saturday, May 17, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Participants are asked to meet at the police station on Conanicus Avenue to be divided into four groups: the farms, north end, Beavertail and downtown. More...

Pasta dinner will benefit Boy Scouts

Jamestown Boy Scout Troop 1 will sponsor a pasta dinner on Saturday, May 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Along with dinner, the fundraiser will also include raffles, gift baskets and a silent auction. More...

Women’s group will discuss scholarships

The Jamestown Women’s Club will meet at the library on Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. The club will review applications for its annual scholarship awards. New members are welcome. Call Liz Brian at 423-0762 with any questions. More...

Community band to play Tuesday night

The Jamestown Community Band will present its spring concert on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Bar & Grille (old PAC Club). More...

Leave nonperishables by mailbox Saturday

Local letter carriers will hold their 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive on Saturday, May 10. Residents are asked to donate nonperishable food items by putting them in a bag and leaving them by their mailboxes. More...

Heifetz musicians at arts center Saturday

Instrumentalists from the Heifetz Music Institute will perform at the Jamestown Arts Center on Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. The trio includes violinist Katharina yang, violist Andrew Gonzalez and cellist Coleman Itzkoff. More...

CIAA annual meeting Tuesday at Plantation

The Conanicut Island Art Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Plantation at the Bay. More...

Learn how to attract butterflies into yard

Linda Hall will hold a gardening workshop on Monday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. She will discuss ways to attract pollinators, such as hummingbirds, butterflies and bees, into gardens and yards. More...