Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Events

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    Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

    Free Urban Birding Adventure Series: Blackstone Park
    Join naturalists from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership and the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council for a free guided bird walk at the Blackstone Park in Providence. The group will gather in the field across from the Narragansett Boat Club, located at 2 River Rd. Providence, RI 02906.…
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  • Mar7

    Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    March of Frogs
    Learn about RI’s 10 native frog species and design your own frog or toad trading card! Meet at the Blackstone Park North Section, where Irving Avenue meets Gulf Avenue and River Drive (Providence, RI 02906). Part of the Art & Exploration at Blackstone Park series, with 15 Minute Field Trips, at 10 a.m. first Saturdays July 2019…
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  • Saturday, April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Looking Under Logs
    We’ll look for worms, salamanders, and more, then draw an underground map using visuals and our imaginations. Meet at the Blackstone Park South Section, near Patterson Street and Rhode Island Avenue, Providence, RI 02906. Part of the Art & Exploration at Blackstone Park series, with 15 Minute Field Trips, at 10 a.m. first Saturdays July 2019…
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  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 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 by guest speaker Kevin Smith, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Brown…
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  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Milkweed & Monarchs
    We will focus on milkweed, the host plant of monarchs, and  do a watercolor study.  There will be a limited supply of seeds to take home. At Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Rd. aka River Dr., Providence, RI 02906). Part of the Art & Exploration at Blackstone Park series, with 15 Minute Field…
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  • Saturday, June 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Bizarre Beetles
    Beetles are the most diverse order of insects.  Pick your favorite, from ladybugs and fireflies to rhinoceros and green dung beetles.  Create a beetle card with  watercolors or make an easy ladybug with collage. At Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Rd. aka River Dr., Providence, RI 02906). Part of the Art & Exploration at…
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