Dedicated to the Preservation and Stewardship of Historic
Blackstone Park Conservation District and Boulevard.
Lindsay Meehan, a musical storyteller, will perform at a special event for families on Saturday, June 1st (rain date, Sunday, June 2nd) at 10:30 am. Bring a blanket and meet Lindsay for an hour of family fun on the River Lawn, across the street from the Narragansett Boat Club. The whole family will enjoy a musical adventure that explores the woods, field and river with songs and stories.
Providence Parks & Recreation will present a public meeting on Sunday, May 23rd @ 7pm inside the Lincoln School cafeteria. The purpose of the meeting is to gather public opinion and suggestions regarding a proposed fenced, off-leash, public dog walking area on Waterman Street.
Fifteen volunteers–five each from Appalachian Mountain Club, Friends of Blackstone Woods and the Blackstone Parks Conservancy–hauled woodchips and built waterbars in the central section of Blackstone Park Conservation District April 6th. Thanks to all who gave their Saturday morning to helping restore trails.
Speaking at the Blackstone Parks Conservancy’s annual meeting at Lippitt House April 2, architectural historian Mack Woodward urged the audience to “think of what this little park is to mean to people a few years from now.”
Though rain dampened the turnout for the Blackstone Parks Conservancy’s first Earth Day, volunteers made a spirited showing at the Blackstone Park Conservation District.
The event takes place at the Jewish Alliance of Greater RI, 401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI, 02906, from 10 am to 2pm. For further details click here.
Due to a rainy start today, we are delaying a few of our events. Please see below for the start times.
Urban Naturalists from Nathan Bishop Middle School showed up in the Blackstone Park Conservation District to show passersby treasures ranging from a fox pelt to snakeskins. (Did you know there are foxes in the Park?)
You are invited to an Earth Day Celebration and Clean-up in Blackstone Park Conservation District, next Saturday, April 20th.
The other morning I awakened to an early sunrise and the sweet sound of birds tweeting outside my window–a much welcomed sign that Spring is approaching. Soon the trees will blossom, the temperatures will rise, and various migratory birds will brighten our local green space with stunning colors and song.