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March 2019

Volunteers-In-Parks Skills Workshop: WALK FIT – LIVE ACTIVE™

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at Worcester, 3 Paul Clancy Way (GPS use 115 McKeon Road)
Worcester, MA 01607 United States
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WALK FIT - LIVE ACTIVE

Join volunteer instructor Raindrop Fisher for a one-hour session of WALK FIT—LIVE ACTIVE. This is fun and easy no matter your age or fitness level, and provides a safe, low-impact workout. This is a great opportunity to network with other volunteers from the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. In this workshop you will be walking in place with a series of arm and leg movements to get your heart pumping and your blood flowing to increase energy, improve balance and…

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Spring 2019 Fiber Art Classes

March 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until April 6, 2019

Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI United States
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Fiber Art Classes

Registrations have begun for the Spring 2019 Trad Fiber Art Classes! Classes being offered: Papermaking / Suzi Ballenger May 1 - May 22 (Wed. Evenings) 6:00 - 8:30 PM Professional textile artist Suzi Ballenger teaches the paper-making process: how to embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp. Students will leave with a bound book of their handmade papers. In this class, students will learn how to make paper. They will embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp, and explore different…

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Middle River Nature Walk

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at Worcester, 3 Paul Clancy Way (GPS use 115 McKeon Road)
Worcester, MA 01607 United States
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Free
Middle River Nature Walk

Join Wachusett Greenways for Nature observations along the Middle River trails & boardwalks in Worcester, MA.  Meet at the NEW Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor’s Center, Worcester (for GPS use 115 McKeon Road, Worcester; address is 3 Paul Clancy Way). Walk the elevated boardwalk to look for birds & signs of wildlife. Trails are flat and handicap accessible.  To sign up contact Christy (christybarnes0706@gmail) or call 508-688-7540. . Bring binoculars.

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First Hike of the Season – Cumberland Monastery

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cumberland Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Rd
Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864
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Cumberland Monastery

The Blackstone Heritage Corridor Trail Ambassadors welcome you to visit the Cumberland Monastery on Sunday, March 31 for a fairly easy, two to three mile hike. This site, a former Cistercian monastery, now owned by the town of Cumberland, is home to the oldest war veterans memorial in the United States. The memorial, Nine Men’s Misery, lies toward the beginning of the trek, which will lead to the Monk’s Quarry Trail. From there we will do a loop through the…

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April 2019

Volunteers-In-Parks Skills Workshop: Backpack Hiking 101

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak Street
Uxbridge, MA United States
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Free
Backpack Hiking

Are you ready to hit the trails but would like some pointers on what to pack and how to carry it all? Join Jody Madden, Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation Park Supervisor at Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park for an overview of what to expect with backpack hiking, how to carry your gear appropriately and tips on hiking safely. Meet at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center. Registration is required. Contact Suzanne Buchanan no later than March…

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Roots in Nature at Upton State Forest

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 6, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 1, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 6, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 6, 2018 at 10:00am

Upton State Forest, 205 Westboro Road (car parking)
Upton, MA 01568 United States
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Roots in Nature Upton State Forest

Roots in Nature at Upton State Forest Beginning Bridges in partnership with Woodland Adventures invites you to unplug, leave the toys at home and join us for fun free play and friendships.  Outdoor play offers so many benefits to the health and development of a young child.  Make sure you dress to play in the woods and according to the weather. To provide support, education, encouragement and community resources to families with children birth to 8 years. • Recognize parents…

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Spring 2019 Fiber Art Classes

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until April 6, 2019

Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI United States
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Fiber Art Classes

Registrations have begun for the Spring 2019 Trad Fiber Art Classes! Classes being offered: Papermaking / Suzi Ballenger May 1 - May 22 (Wed. Evenings) 6:00 - 8:30 PM Professional textile artist Suzi Ballenger teaches the paper-making process: how to embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp. Students will leave with a bound book of their handmade papers. In this class, students will learn how to make paper. They will embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp, and explore different…

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Preservation, Recreation and Sport

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Haven United Methodist Church, 200 Taunton Ave
East Providence, RI 02914 United States
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$50
Preservation, Recreation and Sport

Play ball! Preservation, Recreation and Sport, Rhode Island’s 34th Annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, will take place on Saturday, April 6. Rhode Islanders and visitors to the Ocean State love to play in historic places. The state’s coastal resort towns have hosted generations of summer visitors seeking rest and relaxation. Our cities erected large-scale sports venues for professional teams—and their adoring fans. Every community built its school gyms, little league fields, and public recreation facilities. By balancing historic preservation with the…

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Uxbridge Town Cleanup Day

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Uxbridge Town Common, 20 N. Main Street
Uxbridge, MA United States
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Uxbridge Town Cleanup Day

  Join with neighbors, friends and family to volunteer in a town-wide cleanup event to help beautify Uxbridge. Volunteers will serve in the National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks program for the day and receive the use of safety vests, gloves and litter pickers. Return to the Town Common after the cleanup for a free lunch provided by the Uxbridge business community.   NEW THIS YEAR! Free T-shirts to the first 100 volunteers who pre-register and participate in the cleanup! T-shirts are presented…

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Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy’s Monthly Guided Hike

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Neutakonkanut Hill Killingly Ballfield, 120 Killingly St
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Free
Guided Hike

NHC and the Providence Parks Department invite you to enjoy a guided hike on top of Neutaconkanut hill. The guided hike will take you to the top of the hill, the highest point in Providence. (Elevation: 296 feet above sea level.)  From the hilltop meadow and from several hiking trails are spectacular views of the City and nearly a quarter of the State. In all seasons, the beauty of this 88-acre woodland is a classroom-in-nature. The forested woodlands, with several…

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