August 17, 2017 RSS feed / About Town

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Welcoming party set for military families

A welcoming party for military families is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 23 at the library, 26 North Road.  Roughly 50 families arrive in town annually because of temporary stationing at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport.  More...

Juniper Hill arborist will talk about forestation

The Quononoquott Garden Club will sponsor a presentation about forestation preservation at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Still time to catch a look at island’s past vs. present

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

I would encourage all summer residents to stop by the Jamestown Historical Society museum, 92 Narragansett Ave., before heading home to see its current exhibit, “Jamestown: Lost & Found.” More...

Youth fishing derby at North Pond Saturday

The Jamestown Striper Club will host its annual fishing derby from 8-11 a.m. Aug. 19 at North Pond just north of the Route 138 on-ramp on North Road.  More...

Head’s Beach will host kayak lessons Sunday

Instructors from Jamestown Outdoors will teach watercraft lessons from 8-10 a.m. Aug. 20 at Head’s Beach off Seaside Drive.  More...

Workshop next week to explore race, class

A workshop to explore race and class identity is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the library, 26 North Road.  The forum will be led by Jamestowner Kendra Davis, an activist and public health professional. More...

SENIOR MENUS

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...