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Celebrate Woodstock Tuesday at arts center

An event that includes the screening of the documentary “Woodstock” begins with music at 7 p.m. Aug. More...

Shores group to host annual beach party

The Jamestown Shores Association will host its sixth annual beach party from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at Head’s Beach off Sunset Drive.  The association will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, rolls, condiments, soda, water and ice cream. More...

Volunteers still needed to knit mittens, gloves

Organizers of the charity baskets are asking residents who knit or crochet to start making items so they will be ready for the holidays.  Volunteers are needed to knit handmade scarves, mittens and hats for needy families in Jamestown.  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.  Friday, Aug. 10   More...

Beavertail part of tourism effort

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

As part of its summer push to attract visitors from other states to visit the Ocean State, the R.I. More...

Fishing derby for kids Saturday at reservoir

The Jamestown Striper Club will host its annual fishing derby from 8-11 a.m. Aug. 11 at North Pond, 650 North Main Road.  Hot dogs, beverages and bait will be provided, but children should bring their own rods and reels. More...

Former Ray Charles saxophonist to perform

A member of the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame will perform during a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square.  More...

Baptist church to sell lobster rolls, chowder

Lobster rolls, clam cakes and chowder will be for sale at 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave.  The cost is $13 for a lobster roll, chips and a homemade brownie. More...

Ice cream social set for military families Aug. 15

A welcoming party for military families is scheduled from 2:30- 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at the library, 26 North Road.  About 50 families arrive annually because of temporary stationing at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport.  More...

Forum on solar power will include state rep

Jamestown’s state representative will discuss her platform on solar power from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.  More...

MEETINGS

Thursday, Aug. 9  The working group between town councilors and Friends of the Jamestown Seniors was canceled 7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Lawn School  Tuesday, Aug. 14   More...