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July 2019

Hike Hunt’s Mills

July 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Hunts Mills, 65 Hunts Mill Road
East Providence, Rhode Island 02914 Select a Country:
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Hike Hunt's Mills This March

For over 250 years Hunt’s Mills has served many purposes.  It is probably one of the more historically significant sites in East Providence.  In fact this property is home to the East Providence Historical Society.  The historical society is at the John Hunt House, which was built in the mid 1700’s, making it one of the oldest houses in the city.  This site also has been home to several mills over time dating back to the mid 1600’s including a…

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Skills Workshop Series – Exploring MedlinePlus

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
BHC office, 670 Linwood Ave
Whitinsville, MA 01588 United States
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MedlinePlus

Blackstone Heritage Corridor has received a generous grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region to bring a series of adaptive kayaking events to the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.  In addition, the grant includes training on how to use MedlinePlus, an online repository of health information. Join us in learning how to navigate this helpful tool. We will learn about MedlinePlus, the consumer health resource developed by the National Institutes of Health. Unlike many…

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September 2019

Geocaching 101

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Geocaching 101

Come to the Visitor Center for Geocaching 101, an introduction to Geocaching. This is a real-world, outdoor treasure-hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.  Participants will learn to navigate a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find geocache (container) hidden at that location. This is a fun, family friendly activity that addsa new layer to outdoor exploration.

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Harrisville History Tour

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harrisville History Tour

For this Harrisville history tour, we will gather at the First Universalist Church with an opportunity to view historical exhibits in the church, tour the inside and learn about preservation efforts.  We will then head out for a walking tour to the mill pond and dam as well as to many of the historic buildings constructed by Austin T. Levy.

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High Tea and Hats: A Celebration of Margo Bik’s Hat Collection

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GB & Lexi Singh Performance Center Alternatives Whitin Mill, 60 Douglas Road
Whitinsville, MA 01588 United States
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Hat Collection

Make it a Sunday Funday and join us for Margo Bik's famous "It's all About Hats" program as she shares her extensive hat collection along with interesting anecdotes -- the history of each hat and how she acquired it.  The BHC Photography Ambassadors will also present the hats on the theatre's big screen.  Following the lively program, enjoy high tea presented by Herbs Make Scents of Whitinsville, MA.  Raise your pinkies for the planet and bring your favorite tea cup. …

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