Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Dedicated to the Preservation and Stewardship of Historic
Blackstone Park Conservation District and Boulevard.

Join the Blackstone Parks Conservancy for a boat tour of the Seekonk River and shore. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn about the river and the wildlife that live within and near it. Board the boat on Sunday, September 24, at 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00pm.  At the Narragansett Boat Club Dock, 2 River Drive (River Road), Providence, RI 02906.

Space is limited:  sign up online here.

All ages are welcome!  Blackstone Parks Conservancy members receive the early bird opportunity to sign up to reserve a space now! Please indicate what time slot (1, 2 or 3pm) you would like to receive.

Enjoy a concert at Patterson Park: Fox Trot Music, on Wednesday, September 13th at 5:00 pm.  Located at 16 Patterson Street, Providence, RI 02906, Patterson Park is adjacent to Blackstone Park.

Join us to help keep the park in shape. It’s a light workout, and fun.  Three new dates: Wednesday, September 13th, 5:30 – 7:00 Thursday, October 12th, 5:30 – 6:30 Wednesday, November 15th, 5:30-6:30 Meet near the kiosk in the center section, by Parkside Road and East Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI 02906.        […]

The East Coast River Relay is a 3,000-mile celebration of the nonprofit East Coast Greenway Alliance’s 25th birthday and 50 key rivers along the Greenway, including our Seekonk River. The River Relay encourages participants to walk, bike, and run the Greenway and explore the rivers we connect. We are proud to partner with the East […]

If you haven’t heard, we will be having a solar eclipse on this Monday, August 21st. While it cannot be seen in it’s entirety in RI, we will be able to see some of it. Seems like a perfect time to get out in our park and enjoy this rare opportunity!

Join us for Shakespeare in the Park with the Head Trick Theatre presenting “The Knight of the Burning Pestle” Friday, August 11 – Sunday, August 27 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings at 8:00pm Blackstone Field, 2 River Rd., Providence, RI 02906 Suggested donation $15 The Knight of the Burning Pestle will be performed with live […]

On the Boulevard If you are one of the thousands who walk or run on the Boulevard Park, you may have seen a gentleman resembling a greatly slimmed down Santa Claus digging holes in the path this summer. This was Colgate Searle, the distinguished landscape architect who lends his expertise to the Blackstone Parks Conservancy […]

Meet near the kiosk in the center section, by Parkside Road and East Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI 02906. 

The Rhode Island Department of Health is hiring a new staff member for the Climate Change Program.  More information here.