August 3, 2017 RSS feed / About Town

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Watson Farm hosting guided walking tour

A herbalist will lead a walking tour to identify medicinal herbs and plants from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 at Watson Farm, 455 North Road.  Kristin Minto grew up on Watson Farm and has been studying herbal medicine for more than a decade. More...

Lunch tickets on sale for Fort Getty picnic

The senior center is hosting its third annual intergenerational picnic at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Fort Getty pavilion, 1050 Fort Getty Road.  On the menu will be barbecue ribs, barbecue chicken, coleslaw, brown beans and tomato-basil salad. More...

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

Local businesses honored by mag

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Those of us who call the island home know it has many secret treasures. More...

Shipwrecks in bay topic of Monday talk

The author of “Rhode Island Shipwrecks” will speak during the Jamestown Historical Society’s annual meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. More...

Presentation Saturday on Gilded Age fashion

A presentation on Gilded Age fashion by a Rhode Island antique collector begins at 4 p.m. Aug. More...

Central Baptist to sell clam cakes, chowder

Lobster rolls, clam cakes and chowder will be for sale at 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave.  The cost is $14 for a lobster roll, chips and a homemade brownie. More...

Sailors sought for 40th Fools’ Rules Regatta

The Jamestown Yacht Club will host its 40th annual Fools’ Rules Regatta beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 12 at the East Ferry beach along Conanicus Avenue.  The regatta features makeshift boats that are built using non-marine equipment. More...