October 12, 2017 RSS feed / About Town

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Juilliard pianist slated to play free concert

The winner of the Juilliard School’s 2015 William Petschek Recital Piano Debut Award will perform at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at St. More...

Church recital planned to dedicate new organ

St. Matthew’s will dedicate its new organ during a recital at 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Episcopal church, 87 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Female crime writers will read from novels

Three Sisters in Crime authors will read from their mystery novels at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Tall ship tours set for this weekend

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

My seafaring friends on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will have the tall ship open for tours this weekend as part of the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival. The ship will be available to the public from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 14 and 11 a.m. More...

Garden club hosting recycling discussion

The Quononoquott Garden Club will sponsor a lecture by the Providence Journal’s recycling columnist at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Volunteers needed to trim trees Saturday

Volunteers are needed to remove invasive plants from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at Taylor Point, the 20-acre town park situated beneath the Newport Pell Bridge.  More...

Date set for upcoming skateboarding festival

The parks department will sponsor its 11th annual Skatefest at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the skate park behind Lawn School, 55 Lawn Ave.  More...

Film about jazz icon tonight at arts center

A documentary on American jazz composer Chick Corea will be screened at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 17 Valley St. 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...