Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Events

  • March of Frogs 2021

    Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    March of Frogs
    Make a frog or toad trading card while learning about RI’s 11 species and how to protect them. Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series with 15 Minute Field Trips, focusing on…
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  • Log with indian pipe
    log with indian pipe

    Saturday, April 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Looking Under Logs
    Pill bugs, worms, salamanders, and more!  See who’s hiding by the trails.  Make a compost “menu” for Blind Lemon Nightcrawler’s “Compost Cafe”!  Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk, by Parkside Road and East Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI 02906. Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series with 15 Minute Field Trips, focusing…
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  • seed paper square

    Saturday, May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Flower Seed Paper
    Make your own flower seed paper to plant or to gift.  See what’s in bloom for the pollinators!  Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series with 15 Minute Field Trips, focusing on community…
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  • Saturday, June 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Animal Detectives
    Look for animal homes, food remains, tracks, and scat with our fun scavenger hunt that helps you collect data you can then repeat at home.  Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk, by Parkside Road and East Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI 02906. Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series with 15…
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  • Saturday, July 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Totally Turtles
    Create fun turtle art and learn how to prevent or mitigate water pollution with a quick game!  Check the ponds for painted and snapping turtles!  Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park”…
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  • Saturday, August 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Bug Hunt
    Pollinators, decomposers, predators, and prey… See what you find!  We’ll have bug catchers and hand lenses, guide books, and an “expert” to help you identify them.  Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the…
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  • Bright red berry
    Bright red berry

    Saturday, September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Traveling Seeds
    How do seeds get around?  Nature has come up with many ways!  Explore the pop up museum, make a seed spinner, and grab a packet to collect seeds from the wild.  Meet at Blackstone Field. Masks and registration required...
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  • BPC mysterious mushrooms

    Saturday, October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Mysterious Mushrooms
    Learn about saprobes, parasites, and mycorrhizal mushrooms and search around the park.  Our “expert” will be available to i.d. text images.  Make your favorite find with clay!  (Do not collect any fungus from the park, please!)   Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk, by Parkside Road and East Orchard Avenue, Providence, RI 02906. Masks and registration required. This event is part…
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  • Leaf Creaters Nov 2019

    Saturday, November 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Leaf Creatures
    Identify broadleaf trees and make a leaf rubbing or leaf creature!  Tour the pop up museum to learn how trees help us. Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series with 15 Minute Field…
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  • BPC winter birds

    Saturday, December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Winter Birds
    Learn about migrating and year-round woodland and water birds at the park and make a bird feeder and bird collage! Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Masks and registration required. This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series with 15 Minute Field Trips, focusing on community…
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