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January 2020

Valley Talks: Mischief Managed – A Cinematic Journey

January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Valley Talks, a series of free historical lectures, continues on Sunday, Jan. 26, 1:30pm, at the Museum of Work & Culture. Rhode Island International Film Festival Executive Director George Marshall will present Mischief Managed: A Cinematic Journey. The talk will focus on how a small idea to bring foreign films to a Rhode Island audience transformed over a thirty-eight year journey, resulting in a non-profit arts organization with an international reputation. Since its inception, RIIFF has screened nearly 5,500 independent…

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February 2020

Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy’s Monthly Guided Hike

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Reading New England’s Forests

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Reading New England's Forests

Join us as we learn about the historic stone walls and man-made features that make up our local forests as we hike along the Blackstone Canal to Goat Hill Lock. We will talk about why these stone features are found across Massachusetts and the importance of preserving them to tell stories of a bygone New England. Approximately 2.5 miles on an uneven path. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. If conditions permit, bring snowshoes and hiking…

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VIP Skills Workshop Series – Maple Sugaring

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Many hands are needed to continue the tradition of Maple Sugar Days returning March 7 and 8 to Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park. Please consider attending this volunteer training to learn the history of maple sugaring and a enjoy a hands-on demonstration on how to tap a tree. You’ll get a tour of the maple sugar shack and receive training for visitor interpretation which you can use when volunteering for the 2020 Maple Sugar Days. Please consider a…

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Volunteer “Show & Tell”

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BHC Visitor Center Worcester, 3 Paul Clancy Way
Worcester, MA, MA 01607
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Volunteer Show and Tell

Have you ever wondered about going to Africa and seeing the amazing wildlife that lives there? Here is your chance to hear what it was like for one volunteer who not only viewed the animals, but had the opportunity to help care for them and learn more about them by monitoring and recording data on their eating habits, behavior, and habitat. Blackstone Heritage Corridor volunteer Barbara Merolli had the opportunity to do just that during the African winter (not so…

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Blackstone River Canal Walk

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blackstone River Canal

Join us on a guided walk along the Blackstone River Canal.  Find out about the canal’s historical and cultural significance and its role in the farm to factory transformation of the Blackstone Valley.  All walks end at start location.  If conditions permit, bring snowshoes and hiking poles. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Approximately 2 miles.

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Valley Talks: 60 Years of the Newport Folk Festival

February 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Valley Talks, a series of free historical lectures, continues on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1:30pm, at the Museum of Work & Culture. Former Providence Journal music critic Rick Massimo will present 60 Years of the Newport Folk Festival. The talk will illuminate how this iconic Rhode Island event, the musical world around it and the city of Newport have transformed since the festival’s founding in 1959. Massimo will explore these evolutions through music, photographs, and stories, most of which are encapsulated…

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“Ticket To Volunteer”

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
BHC VIP Office, 670 Linwood Ave.
Whitinsville, MA 01588
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Are you interested in volunteering? Have you been looking for an opportunity to get connected in your community throughout the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor?  We would love to show you how through the Volunteer-In Parks program.  Join us to learn how! Please RSVP to volunteer@blackstoneheritagecorridor.org or call 508-234-4242      

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An Evening at the Chocolate Bar

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
ASA WATERS MANSION,, 123 ELM STREET
MILLBURY, MA 01527 United States
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$45 – $50
Chocolate Bar

An evening at the beautiful Asa Waters Mansion awaits as you dance to the music of a live band, drink cocktails and indulge in our decadent chocolate bar buffet. Ticket price is $50 per person or $45 for members. Evening is 21 plus.

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Canal Walk

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us on a guided walk along the Blackstone Canal.  Find out about the canal’s historical and cultural significance and its role in the farm to factory transformation of the Blackstone Valley.  All walks end at start location.  If conditions permit, bring snowshoes and hiking poles. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Approximately two miles.

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