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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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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Valley Falls Marsh and the Blackstone River, Cumberland RI

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Valley Falls Marsh

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on the Blackstone River and the scenic Valley Falls Marsh.  The put-in is on Madeira Ave, at the intersection with Broad St in Central Falls RI.  GPS Coordinates: N41 53.907  W071 23.392.  This trip is a nice paddle for paddlers of all abilities.  Enjoy the scenic marsh and a paddle up the Blackstone to the Pratt Dam. Every Tuesday from mid-May through August the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club paddles a different part of…

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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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Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series – LUTHER “GUITAR JUNIOR” JOHNSON

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
River Island Art Park, 95 Bernon St
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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LUTHER "GUITAR JUNIOR" JOHNSON

GRAMMY-winning guitarist LUTHER "GUITAR JUNIOR" JOHNSON is undeniable blues rock royalty. Hailing from the Chicago blues music scene, Johnson is widely known for developing the ‘West Side’ guitar style and has shared the stage with Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, and Eric Clapton among others. The Brian James Quartet combines jazz, rock, and funk to deliver a high energy performance at 6pm. The Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series runs from June 14 to August 23 on Friday nights at River…

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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Bowdish Lake – Glocester RI

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on Bowdish Lake in Glocster RI.  The put-in is at the George Washington Camping Area, 2185 Putnam Pike (Rt 44) Chepachet, RI.  Trip is suitable for all boats and abilities.  This will be a casual paddle around the lake with some very scenic views.  There will be an optional stop at the swimming beach for a quick dip if the weather is warm and you are so inclined.  Please tell the attendant…

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Rain Garden Planting – Volunteer Day

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 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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volunteer day

Do you love gardening?  We are looking for people to attend this volunteer day and help plant a rain garden at the Blackstone Heritage Corridor  Visitor Center in Worcester!  Many hands are needed to help convert two bioretention swales into rain gardens with an assortment of carefully chosen native plants.  These plants will both help manage stormwater runoff and provide habitat for pollinators and birds.  Volunteers are needed to help spread compost, plant and spread mulch. Full-day and half-day volunteer shifts…

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Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series – DOOBIE POWELL

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
River Island Art Park, 95 Bernon St
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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DOOBIE POWELL

Doobie Powell translates the uplifting messages of gospel music to move and inspire all audiences regardless of faith or background. The Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series runs from June 14 to August 23 on Friday nights at River Island Art Park in Woonsocket from 5pm-9pm. Concerts are FREE and open to the public, featuring kids activities, local food trucks, an on-site bar, and more. Bring a friend and something to sit on! Visit https://concerts.levittamp.org/woonsocket for more information.

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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Providence River

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Providence River

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on the Providence River.  The put-in is at Bold Point Park at the south end of Waterfront Drive in East Providence,  N 41 48 928   W 071 23. 431 . This trip is suitable for all boats.   From Bold Point we will paddle northwest past pass century old pier pilings, across a narrow part of the harbor.  On the open water below the hurricane barrier there may be some chop, especially with…

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August 2019

Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series – KWAME BINEA SHAKEDOWN

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
River Island Art Park, 95 Bernon St
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Kwame Binea

Kwame Binea is a self-proclaimed rocker to the core. Influenced by rock n’ roll, blues, and folk, this musical experience seeks to get audiences moving through a blend of instruments and styles meant to inspire peace and positivity. The Z-Boyz take the stage at 6pm with an opening set featuring surf rock, soul, and funk. The Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series runs from June 14 to August 23 on Friday nights at River Island Art Park in Woonsocket from 5pm-9pm.…

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Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy’s Monthly Guided Hike

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am 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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