Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Events

  • Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

    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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  • Tuesday, October 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

    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, October 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Mysterious Mushrooms
    They’re all so different…and weird!  The fungus among us are more than meets the eye, with some acting as decomposers, some working with tree roots, and some parasitic, even of other fungus!  Learn about their jobs and how they’re used in industry and medicine, then go exploring the park with our scavenger hunt to see…
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  • Sunday, October 18, 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, 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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  • 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. 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,…
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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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