2010-05-20

Garden club plant sale this Saturday



The Quononoquott Garden Club will host its annual plant sale this Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to noon at East Ferry. The rain date will be Sunday, May 23. Proceeds from the plant sale help the Quononoquott Garden Club fund civic beautification projects. The fire museum garden, landscaping at the Town Hall and newly purchased plant containers located at […]

Parade flag sales to benefit medical fund



The Jamestown Medical Fund will sell flags during the town’s annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 31, at an information table set up by St. Mark Church. Eighth-grade students from Lawn Avenue School will also sell the flags on Narragansett Avenue and by the monument at East Ferry. The flag sale is a fundraiser for the Jamestown Medical Fund, […]

Bird watch at Gilbert Stuart Museum



Biologist Walter Berry, amateur bird identifier and watcher, will lead a bird walk at the Gilbert Stuart Museum this Saturday, May 22, at 7 a.m. Participants will bird watch on the Gilbert Stuart Nature Trail and at the Gilbert Stuart Stream water’s edge, where the buckies are currently running. Admission is by donation; reservations are requested. Refreshments will be served. […]

DEM to administer lifeguard certification



The Dept. of Environmental Management’s Division of Parks and Recreation will administer conditional non-surf and surf lifeguard certification tests on Wednesday, May 26, and Thursday, May 27, and again next month. All lifeguard positions require certification and special training in first aid, CPR and lifeguard training. Non-surf tests will be given from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 26, […]

Community Farm kicks off 10th season



The Jamestown Community Farm will begin its 10th season this Saturday, May 22. For the last nine growing seasons, volunteers of all ages have been working at the farm to plant, weed and harvest – an effort that has resulted in more than 114,000 pounds of fresh vegetables being grown and donated to soup kitchens and food pantries throughout the […]

Taxpayers to meet Monday



The Jamestown Taxpayers’ Association will hold a special meeting this Monday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the upcoming Financial Town Meeting. All Jamestown taxpayers are welcome.

Teen Center summer hours



The Jamestown Teen Center has changed its hours for the summer season. The Teen Center will be open Monday through Friday, from 4 to 10 p.m. Call Debbie at 423-7261 or email dtungett@jamestownri.net for more information.

Shores Association to meet Wednesday



The Jamestown Shores Association will meet Wednesday, May 26, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center at 6 West St. The first guest speaker of the evening will be Chief James Bryer of the Jamestown Fire Department. He will discuss the “great flood” in Jamestown, including the problems it caused. Discussion will include the question of whether the high […]

Islanders graduate from URI this weekend



Several islanders are among the nearly 3,900 students who will receive their degrees during the University of Rhode Island’s 124th commencement this weekend, May 22-23. Graduates include Caroline H. Anderson, B.A., Spanish, B.S. human development and family studies; Abigail Anthony, Ph.D., environmental and natural resource economics; Marco G. Aveledo, B.A., history; Andres Aveledo, B.S., civil engineering; Madeline D. Caswell, B.A., […]

Ft. Adams Family Day June 5



The Ft. Adams Trust will hold its Ft. Adams Trust Family Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, at Ft. Adams State Park. The event will include a “Touch a Truck” event on the North Lawn, which will include cranes, fire apparatus, Coast Guard response boats and U.S. Marine Corps vehicles. Other activities will include a […]