Friends of Ballard Park

January 23)
GIRL SCOUTS:
Animal Tracking
2 to 3 pm
UPCOMING
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:


February 6
(rescheduled from January 23)
Join us on an animal tracking adventure that is just for scouts! We’ll take to the trails in search of wildlife and the evidence they’ve left behind. Learn to identify tracks, scat and other clues on a fun hike around Ballard Park’s thirteen acres. Brownies and Junior Scouts. $5 per scout. Meet at the Hazard Road entrance. Call 401.619.3377 or e-mail education@ballardpark.org to register. Drop-ins welcome. Rain date: 1/24.

February 6
(rescheduled from January 23)

HIKE
2 to 3 pm

Bundle up and enjoy some fresh air as you hear about the site’s unique history (a former working quarry) and about the winter dwellers that live in Ballard Park. 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: 1/24.

SEE OUR COMPLETE CALENDAR HERE



presents
11th ANNUAL
ILLUMINATED GARDEN
A Blooming Garden of Lights in Newport's Only Nature Preserve
Thursday, February, 18th from 6 to 9 pm
Friday, February 19th from 6 to 9 pm
Saturday, February 20th from 6 to 9 pm
Enjoy an evening walk in the quarry meadow of Ballard Park when it is transformed into a magnificent blooming winter garden of lights. Thousands of lights will sparkle in a series of unique displays again this year.

Additionally there will be exhibits by students enrolled at Cluny School, Rogers High School, St. Michael's Country Day School, the Newport Community Opportunity Zone, the Newport Community School and Middletown COZ.

The Illuminated Garden is a free event and open to the public from 6 to 9 pm each night. It will be held, weather permitting (check our web site for weather advisories) on Thursday, 2/18, Friday 2/19 and Saturday 2/20. The event may be accessed through the Hazard Road entrance.


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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