CELEBRATING 25 YEARS!
Friends of Ballard Park

UPCOMING
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:

Saturday, June 11
GIRL SCOUTS: Treasure Hunting on the Trails
11 am to 12:30 pm

Take to the trails in search of adventure! Learn to use a compass and a trail map to find the clues hidden around Ballard Park. Juniors, Cadettes, and Senior scouts. $5 per scout. Email education@ballardpark.org to register individually or as a troop. Rain date: June 12.


Sunday, June 19
Father's Day Hike
11 am
Take Dad out for a hike to celebrate Father’s Day! Learn about the history of Ballard Park and explore the trails of the thirteen acre nature preserve. Held in association with RI Families in Nature.

Wear sneakers or sturdy shoes as terrain is steep and unveven in areas. Meet at the Hazard Road entrance. $5 suggested donation.

Free to Newport Residents and Hospitality Employees as part of Newport Attractions Council Days.


Monday, June 20
Guided Tour
11 am
Learn about the history of Ballard Park and explore the trails of the thirteen acre nature preserve.

Wear sneakers or sturdy shoes as terrain is steep and unveven in areas. Meet at the Hazard Road entrance. $5 suggested donation.

Free to Newport Residents and Hospitality Employees as part of Newport Attractions Council Days.



Wednesday, June 22
CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP:
Pollination Nation
1 to 2:30 pm
Plants need pollinators to produce fruits and seeds. Without them, we wouldn’t have fruits, vegetables, coffee, or even chocolate! Learn about the important role of bees, butterflies, birds and discover how flowers are designed to attract these animals.
Ages 7 to 12 years old. Fee $5 per child. Hazard Road entrance. Click here to register.



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PHOTOS BY: JENNIFER CARTER

friends of ballard park, 320 Thames Street #274, Newport RI 02840 * phone: 401.619.3377
BALLARD PARK is located at the corner of Hazard & Wickham Roads in Newport, RI