Field Trips for Kids
Newport RI Nature
Friends of Ballard Park

UPCOMING
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:

Saturday, March 25
Spring Equinox HIKE
2 to 3 pm
Celebrate the first Saturday of spring with a hike at Ballard Park. Learn about the thirteen acre site’s history while exploring the mile+ of trails. Meet at the Hazard Road entrance. $5 suggested donation; $15 per group. Call 401.619.3377 or e-mail education@ballardpark.org to register. Drop-ins welcome. Rain date: 3/26


Saturday, April 22
Earth Day Clean Up
9 to 11 am
Volunteer to give Newport's Only Nature Preserve a spring cleaning! We'll pick up trash, prune trails and remove invasives. Rain date: April 23.


Saturday, April 22
Earth Day Tour
11 am
Celebrate Earth Day with a FREE tour of Ballard Park! Meet at the Hazard Road entrance.
Rain date: April 23.


Saturday, May 6
Sky Gazing
8:30 to 10 pm
Robert Horton and Scott MacNeill from Brown University will bring their high powered telescopes to give a tour of the Spring skies. Bright gibbous moon will make for a nice viewing subject and Jupiter will be near the moon. $5 suggested donation; $15 suggested per group/family. Hazard Road entrance. Rain date: May 7th.


Sunday, May 7
Bird Walk
8 am
Join birder Patty O’Neill as she points out late migrant and breeding birds in Ballard Park. Wickham Road entrance directly across from Rogers High School. $5 suggested donation

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 3, 2017
ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
benefiting Friends of Ballard Park

support educational programs for children

STUNNING LOCATION!
Edgehill, 31 Beacon Hill Road

WINES SELECTED BY
Les Ballard!

HORS D'OEUVRES BY
McGrath Clambakes, Inc.

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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