June 16, 2016 RSS feed / About Town

Festival this Saturday at Baptist church

Central Baptist Church will host its June festival from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 18.  Guests can paint their own Jackson Pollock abstracts and pose for old-time photographs. More...

Historic tales abound at tonight’s reading

Two Jamestown writers will discuss their newest book at 7 p.m. More...

Village walking tours hosted by historians

Free walking tours of the village are set for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 25. Tours commence at the historical society’s museum and end at the recreation center.  Island native Jane Bentley will lead the tours. More...

Mapping seminar led by Taylor Point group

A free seminar on GIS mapping will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 18 at the library.  More...

Senior menu

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance. More...

Children’s golf league will tee off next week

A junior golf league will meet from 8-11:30 a.m. Thursdays beginning June 23 at the Jamestown Golf Course.  The league is open to experienced golfers at least 8 years old. It is not an instructional league for beginners. More...

Survey Watson Farm for plants Saturday

A walking tour of Watson Farm is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 18.  Herbalist Kristin Minto will teach guests to identify plants that can be used as home remedies. More...

Watson Farm hosting sketching workshop

A sketching workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 at Watson Farm.  Julia Blackbourn will teach drawing techniques for beginners. She will show students perspective when sketching buildings and landscapes. More...

Eligible teens invited to driver’s education

Driver’s education begins July 5 at the fire station on Narragansett Avenue. To be eligible, students must be 15 years, 10 months old by the first class. Classes are from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 11. More...

Schools, police better communication

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Ten members of the school department’s leadership team have been assigned emergency radios so they can communicate directly with emergency personnel.  More...