Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Events

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Annual Meeting
    The Blackstone Parks Conservancy Annual Meeting will take place again at Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum, at the corner of Hope and Angell streets. Street parking available or at the Wheeler School. We will serve refreshments, hold a brief business meeting, then enjoy a talk about stormwater and the Blackstone parks, by Alicia Lehrer, Executive Director, Woonasquatucket River Watershed…
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  • 2019 park keeping

    Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    Park keeping kick off
    Join us as we kick off our park keeping season.  Enjoy a light workout for a short while or the whole 90 minutes.  Our activities: manage stormwater spread mulch weed fix trails spread woodchips mend fences have fun! Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Dates, times and locations…
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  • EarthDay2019

    Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm

    Earth Day
    We celebrate Earth Day with a spring renewal in our Blackstone Park. Meet us at the Parkside entrance to Blackstone Park to spread mulch, fix fencing and signage, and repair trails. We supply tools, materials, and light refreshments.  Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906.  
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  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    Park-keeping
    Join us to help keep the Park in shape.  Enjoy a light workout for a short while or the whole 90 minutes.  Our activities: manage stormwater spread mulch weed fix trails spread woodchips mend fences have fun! Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Dates, times and locations subject…
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  • Bird Walk 2019

    Sunday, June 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am

    Bird Walk
    We will explore Blackstone Park under expert guidance in search of migrant songbirds and local breeders including warblers, vireos, tanagers, grosbeaks and flycatchers. Bring your binoculars, comfortable shoes, and questions as we learn about the importance of Blackstone Park and the many species that pass through. Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E.…
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  • Thursday, June 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    Park-keeping
    Join us to help keep the Park in shape.  Enjoy a light workout for a short while or the whole 90 minutes.  Our activities: manage stormwater spread mulch weed fix trails spread woodchips mend fences have fun! Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Dates, times and locations subject…
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  • Jazz in the Park 2019

    Sunday, June 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

    Jazz in the Park
    Come hear students from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School play classic jazz with energy and finesse, featuring RI Philharmonic Jazz Ensembles led by Wendy Klein. Bring a chair or a blanket.  At Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Rd. aka River Dr., Providence, RI 02906).
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  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Park-keeping
    Join us to help keep the Park in shape.  Enjoy a light workout for a short while or the whole 90 minutes.  Our activities: manage stormwater spread mulch weed fix trails spread woodchips mend fences have fun! Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Dates, times and locations subject…
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  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    Park-keeping
    Join us to help keep the Park in shape.  Enjoy a light workout for a short while or the whole 90 minutes.  Our activities: manage stormwater spread mulch weed fix trails spread woodchips mend fences have fun! Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Dates, times and locations subject…
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  • Microsoft Word - Moonrise 2019

    Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

    MoonRise on the Seekonk
    Join us to watch the full moon rise majestically over the Seekonk River. See the moon and other visible planets through high-powered telescopes and listen to family friendly music as we savor the fall evening.  Bring a blanket or chairs, insect repellent, flashlights, and for the literary part of the program, please bring a copy…
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  • RiverRide September 15 2019

    Sunday, September 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am

    RiverRide on the Seekonk
    Board a boat for a guided boat tour of the Seekonk River and shore. See Providence and East Providence from a different point of view and learn about the river and the wildlife living on, in and near it. Boat rides start at 11 AM, noon, or 1 PM. Meet at the Narragansett Boat Club Dock, 2…
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  • 2019 park keeping

    Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    Park-keeping
    Join us to help keep the Park in shape.  Enjoy a light workout for a short while or the whole 90 minutes.  Our activities: manage stormwater spread mulch weed fix trails spread woodchips mend fences have fun! Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Dates, times and locations subject…
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