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Spring Cleanups 2024

This is a list of spring cleanups in the Blackstone Valley in 2024. We will continue to update the list.

 

Saturday, April 6

Sutton Town Cleanup

8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet at Town Common

 

Saturday, April 6

Uxbridge Town Cleanup

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Register at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4FAEA72FA6F8CE9-48225388-uxbridge#/.

 

Saturday, April 6

Yellow Bag Day – Cumberland

To volunteer and secure the yellow bags, contact: [email protected].

 

Saturday, April 6

Yellow Bag Day – Manville/Lincoln

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Meet at Navigant Credit Union, 56 Railroad Street, Manville, RI

 

Saturday, April 6

Northbridge Cleanup (Volunteer-led)

8:30 a.m.

Meet across from Linwood Mill, 670 Linwood Avenue

 

Saturday, April 6

Riverside Cemetery Cleanup

8:00 a.m.

Meet opposite the Harrisville Fire Station on Callahan School Street, Harrisville, RI

Contact Betty at 401-500-0433 for additional information.

 

Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7

Elder Ballou Cemetery Cleanup – Cumberland

Saturday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Contact: Keith Hainley 401-996-1542 or [email protected].

 

Sunday, April 7

Mammoth Mill Cleanup

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Intersection of Canal Street and Mill Street, N. Smithfield

 

CANCELED:

Friday, April 12

Riverside Park Cleanup – Providence

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Riverside Park, 50 Aleppo Street, Providence, RI.

REGISTER HERE

 

Saturday, April 13

Hopkins/Marsh/Potter Cemetery #12 Cleanup

8:00 a.m.

Meet at the intersection of Charles Street and Howard Avenue in Pascoag.

Contact Betty at 401-500-0433 for additional information.

 

Saturday, April 13

Millville Town Clean-Up

9 a.m. to Noon

Meet at the Greenway parking area between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. for supplies.

 

Saturday, April 13

Smithfield Community Cleanup with AAA Northeast and KBVB

10 a.m. to Noon.

REGISTER HERE

 

April 15 to 20

Grafton Cleanup Week

Contact: Helen Blazis, [email protected].

Learn more: https://www.graftongardenclub.org/.

 

Saturday, April 20

Blackstone Earth Day Celebration

8 a.m. to Noon – cleanup

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Community Art Project

Roosevelt Park, 15 St. Paul Street, Blackstone

 

Saturday, April 20

Boyden Heights Earth Day Cleanup

9:00 a.m.

Meet in parking lot on Boyden Boulevard, East Providence

 

Saturday, April 20

Park Serve Day at River Bend Farm

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

287 Oak Street, Uxbridge

 

April 20 to May 5

Burrillville Lions Earth Day Cleanup

Contact Andrea Hall at [email protected] or 401-710-4214

 

April 20 to May 5

Mendon & Upton Community Cleanup

Find details and registration for both towns HERE.

 

Saturday, April 20

BRWA Cleanup along the Blackstone River Bikeway – Millbury to Worcester

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

 

Saturday, April 20

Smithfield Town Cleanup

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet at Deerfield Park, 1 William J. Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield, RI

 

Saturday, April 20

Woonsocket Earth Day Cleanup

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

To register, call 401-767-9287 or email [email protected].

 

Saturday, April 20

Regional Environmental Council Earth Day Cleanup – Worcester

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Learn more here: https://www.recworcester.org/earthday

 

Saturday, April 20

Stream Cleanup at Mass Audubon Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Register at https://www.massaudubon.org/programs/broad-meadow-brook/92163-volunteer-stream-cleanup

 

Saturday, April 20

Douglas Town-wide Cleanup

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pick up supplies at the Highway garage on Route 16.

 

Sunday, April 21

Park Serve Day

Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at Worcester

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Click HERE to register.

 

Sunday, April 21

Park Serve Day

Upton State Forest

205 Westboro Road, Upton, MA

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Raking, planting, spreading mulch, and more.

 

Monday, April 22 (Earth Day!)

Downtown Providence

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bath Street Pedestrian Bridge between Promenade Street and Kinsley Avenue, Providence

REGISTER HERE

 

Monday, April 22

Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful Earth Day Cleanup

Woonsocket/North Smithfield

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

 

Saturday, April 27

Manchaug Pond Foundation – Annual Spring Lake & Watershed Cleanup, Sutton, MA

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet at the Public Access Boat Ramp at 22 Torrey Road, Sutton, MA

Learn more: https://www.manchaugpond.org/event/watershed-wide-spring-clean-up-event/.

 

Sunday, April 7

Mammoth Mill Cleanup

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Intersection of Canal Street and Mill Street, N. Smithfield

 

Saturday, April 27

North Smithfield Clean & Green Day

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Registration starts at 8 a.m. at North Smithfield Town Hall, 83 Greene Street.

Learn more: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0845AAAE23AAF85-34529716-newnsclean#/

 

Saturday, April 27

Blackstone River Watershed Council/Friends of the Blackstone

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cleanup on Canal Street, Blackstone/North Smithfield.

Contact: Keith Hainley at [email protected]

Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackstoneRiverWatershedCouncil

 

Saturday, May 4

Auburn Town Cleanup

7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

 

Saturday, May 4

Leo Bouchard Conservation Center in Smithfield.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

 

Saturday, May 11

Mitigate the Mustard – Invasive Species Removal

Szerlag Farm Preserve, 547 Roosevelt Dr., Northbridge

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

RSVP to [email protected]