May 31, 2018 RSS feed / About Town

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Deadline is tomorrow to buy reunion tickets

The deadline to buy tickets to the Jamestown School reunion for students from the 1960s is June 1.  More...

Knitters invited to Beavertail State Park

The knitting group that meets bimonthly at the library will celebrate Worldwide Knit in Public Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 9 at Beavertail State Park.  More...

Episcopalians to host award-winning pianist

An Italian pianist who studied at the Verdi Conservatory will perform at 2 p.m. June 3 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Farmers market slated to open at rec center

The weekly farmers market opens for the season at 4 p.m. June 11 at the recreation center, 41 Conanicus Ave.  More...

Blessing of the fleet June 11 at East Ferry

Boats are invited to a blessing of the fleet with clergy from the three churches at 11 a.m. June 11 at the seaward end of the fuel dock at Conanicut Marine, 1 East Ferry Wharf.  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. Suggested fee is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance.   More...

ISLAND HISTORY

In the midst of a public meeting, harbormaster Sam Paterson was dispatched to an unmanned boat spinning circles offshore from Conanicut Point, The Jamestown Press reported June 4, 1998.  More...

Fly kites Saturday at Watson Farm

Visitors are invited to fly kites during an open house from 1-5 p.m. June 2 at Watson Farm, 455 North Road.  Admission will be waived during the annual kite festival at the Historic New England property.  More...

Director of Gamm will present lecture tonight

A lecture from the artistic director of the Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket begins at 4 p.m. May 31 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.  More...

Central Baptist needs donations for festival

Donations for Central Baptist Church’s annual festival can be dropped off between 9 a.m. More...

Dance performance Saturday at arts center

A dance performed by Rhode Island’s oldest modern-dance company is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 2 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St. More...

Tennis players sought for Chase tournament

The annual tennis tournament in honor of Roger Chase begins at 11 a.m. June 10 at the Conanicut Yacht Club, 24 Whittier Road.  The tournament offers doubles draws for both men and women. More...

Fundraiser to benefit library programming

A fundraiser to support the Friends of the Jamestown Library is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. June 9 at Channel Bells, 27 Newport St.  More...

Parties play candidate roulette

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

With just four weeks remaining before the June 27 filing deadline for candidates, speculation is swirling around town as to whom each major party may have as their standard bearers for town council and school committee this November.  More...