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April 2019

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
|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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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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Volunteers-In-Parks Skills Workshop: Cemetery Conservation

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Swan Point Cemetery – Gray Coale Reception Hall, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Providence, RI United States
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Cemetery Conservation

Have you ever walked into an old cemetery and seen fallen, broken an leaning gravestones and wondered what you could do about it?  This workshop, presented by Volunteers-In-Parks Betty and Carlo Mencucci, will introduce you to the proper method of conserving gravestones.  You will learn about various stone types as well as different techniques and materials used in the cemetery conservation process.   This workshop will provide you with a better understanding of the elements of these historic gems and…

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Ticket To Volunteer

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blackstone Heritage Corridor office, 670 Linwood Ave.
Whitinsville, 01588 Select a Country:
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Ticket To Volunteer

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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Blackstone River Watershed-Wide Cleanup

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blackstone River Watershed

Calling all fans of the Blackstone River Watershed. Join us for a watershed-wide cleanup as the Blackstone River Watershed Association and the Blackstone River Watershed Council/Friends of the Blackstone bring together volunteers in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island to clean and help protect the rivers, streams, ponds and lakes. There will be some dedicated sites chosen for cleanups, but we encourage you to adopt a site and/or adopt a storm drain in your community. We will provide you with supplies and work…

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Rhode Island Cemetery Awareness/Restoration Day – Volunteer Project

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverside Cemetery, Callahan School Street
Harrisville, RI United States
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Rhode Island Cemetery Awareness/Restoration Day

Celebrate Rhode Island Cemetery Awareness/Restoration Day with Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and the Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society and help clean up Riverside Cemetery (#26) in Harrisville, RI. If you love old cemeteries, or are just curious about the process, stop by to see the work being done to preserve and maintain Burrillville’s abandoned cemeteries.   This volunteer cleanup project will be led by Betty and Carlo Mencucci, experienced cemetery conservators and volunteers with the Burrillville Historical and Preservation Society…

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Hike Hunt’s Mills This April

April 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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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Palm Sunday Musical Treat – the Jess Tora Jazz Trio

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Rd
Pascoage, Rhode Island 02859
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Jess Tora Jazz Trio

Grace Note farm and co-organizer the Burrillville Land Trust launches their second season of indoor concerts. “Music at the Farm” will again present a series of concerts the second Sunday of each month at 2PM this year starting April 14th, with Jess Tora Jazz Trio, and going through December 8th. Concerts will feature a variety of music styles from classical chamber music to folk and jazz. Artistic Director and flutist Virginia Sindelar, a graduate of Juilliard, plans a nucleus of…

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Corridor Chats at the Little Red Shop Museum

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Little Red Shop Museum, 12 Hopedale Street
Hopedale, MA, 01747
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Join us for a meetup and networking event with Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor’s Executive Director, Devon Kurtz, along with supporting staff and volunteers from the Volunteers-In-Parks program. Learn what’s new at Blackstone Heritage Corridor. Make new connections and get up to date on BHC’s initiatives, programs, events and volunteer opportunities. There will be an optional paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on Hopedale Pond launching at 3:00 p.m. Bring your own canoe or kayak and life vest…

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Spring Birding at Chase Farm

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Chase Park, 669 Great Road
Lincoln, RI United States
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Chase Farm 667 Great Road, Lincoln, RI Meet at the parking lot. This beautiful historic property, next to Hearthside House Museum, includes a Blacksmith Shop and a One-room Schoolhouse. The air over the fields will be full of Tree and Barn Swallows.  We should see a good number of blackbirds, including Baltimore Orioles, and a variety of warblers and sparrows.  A Green Heron might be fishing at the pond. Rain Date: Sunday, June 2, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PLEASE…

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