August 2, 2018 RSS feed / About Town

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Search for medicinal herbs at Watson Farm

There will be a guided tour with a professional herbalist from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at Watson Farm, 455 North Road.  Kristin Minto will explain methods to identify, harvest and prepare common herbs and plants for home remedies. More...

Author to discuss his book about Pell span

The author of “The Newport Bridge” will discuss his 2018 book at 7:30 p.m. Aug. More...

Artists will open their studios for Aug. 11 tour

More than 20 local artists will open their studios to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 11 during the Jamestown Alliance for Artist Sustainability’s fourth annual event.  More...

Irishmen will be on stage Sunday night

A two-man band native to Ireland will perform during a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square.  More...

SENIOR MENUS

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

Local swimmers set to participate in annual Save The Bay crossing

33 residents to swim, kayak during event

Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel, a 2010 graduate of North Kingstown High, will wish luck to 33 Jamestowners as they embark on a race across the East Passage. More...

Same 8 faces elected to board of seniors

Tom Tighe, the former police chief and two-term town councilor, was re-elected president of the Friends of Jamestown Seniors. More...

Sailing foundation hosts fundraiser this Friday

The Conanicut Island Sailing Founding will host its biannual fundraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. More...

Writing workshop set for 8th-, 9th-graders

A four-week writing workshop for teenagers is scheduled from 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. More...

Children’s fishing derby scheduled for Aug. 11

The Jamestown Striper Club will host its annual fishing derby from 8-11 a.m. Aug. More...

MEETINGS

Wednesday, Aug. 8  10 a.m., the housing authority will meet at Pemberton Apartments 6:30 p.m., the harbor commission will meet at Town Hall  Thursday, Aug. 9   More...

T.F. Green seeking art to display

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Our island is full of talented artists so if you’re one of them and would like to have your creations seen by world travelers, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts’ annual competition to have work displayed at T.F. More...