Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Events

  • Oct park keeping

    Sunday, October 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am

    Park-keeping
    We have scheduled several park-keeping sessions for the coming weeks – a perfect opportunity to enjoy the fall weather in Blackstone Park! As always, you are welcome for a few minutes or the whole time. If you think you can come to one or more, please rsvp cdrake@blackstoneparksconservancy.org to comply with contact tracing requirements, wear…
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  • Sunday, November 8, 2020 @ 10:30 am

    Park-keeping
    We have scheduled several park-keeping sessions for the coming weeks – a perfect opportunity to enjoy the fall weather in Blackstone Park! As always, you are welcome for a few minutes or the whole time. If you think you can come to one or more, please rsvp cdrake@blackstoneparksconservancy.org to comply with contact tracing requirements, wear…
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  • Leaf Detectives 11:14:20

    Saturday, November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Leaf Detectives
    Gold, green, brown, red, yellow…  Celebrate the changing seasons and learn the important roles trees play in the environment as you go on a leaf hunt and make texture rubbings. Masks and registration required. Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). Part of our monthly “Art & Science in…
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  • Sunday, November 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am

    Park-keeping
    We have scheduled several park-keeping sessions for the coming weeks – a perfect opportunity to enjoy the fall weather in Blackstone Park! As always, you are welcome for a few minutes or the whole time. If you think you can come to one or more, please rsvp cdrake@blackstoneparksconservancy.org to comply with contact tracing requirements, wear…
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  • Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Winter Birds
    Bundle up and join us for a winter bird scavenger hunt!  Make a pine cone bird feeder and bird collage for some family fun! Part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series. Masks and registration required. Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906).
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  • Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Cones and Conifers
    They’re not just pine trees?  Learn how to identify different types of conifers and draw cones and needles.  Many are essential to wildlife for food and habitat.  Use the online infographic to identify trees in your neighborhood. Part of our monthly “Art & Science in the Park” series. Masks and registration required. Meet at Blackstone Field,…
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  • Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    I Like Lichen!
    In the distant past, an algae, a fungus, and a cyanobacteria (and rumor has it, a basidiomycetes) teamed up to form LICHEN!  Useful as wildlife food, habitat for micro-critters, industrial dyes, medicines, and more, you WANT these growing on your rocks and trees!  Brave the cold for our quick scavenger hunt. Part of our monthly “Art…
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