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Botanical Center

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When

July 7, 2016

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

Join Providence City Forester, Doug Still for a walk highlighting the trees of Roger Williams Park, many more than a century old, including a landmark American sycamore and sugar maples planted to honor Civil War veterans. We will also hear about future tree planting initiatives in the park.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

July 9, 2016

Time

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Overview

Don't worry, you don't need to Nature Watch for the entire duration non-stop (or have any special wildlife skills) - this isn't an endurance challenge, just some wildlife fun!

Do you love to explore and examine the natural world? Want to be a citizen scientist? Join the Museum of Natural History on Saturday, July 9, for our first annual Roger Williams Park Nature Watch, a fun ecological monitoring initiative aimed to gather information about the Roger Williams Park and its inhabitants.

Botanical Center

Where

Botanical Center

When

July 9, 2016

Time

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

FREE outdoor learning for all levels of gardening

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT:Take actions to keep pests from becoming a problem!

Meet at the Roger Williams Park Community Garden: The Community garden is adjacent to the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center parking lot. Park there and walk down.

In the event of rain, workshops will be held inside the Botanical Center.

Botanical Center

Where

Botanical Center

When

July 10, 2016

Time

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Overview

This renowned duo performs traditional American and Celtic folk music on an astounding array of instruments: tin whistle, mountain dulcimer, mandolin, harmonica, and more.
$15 admission, $10 members of the Botanical Center Conservancy
Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and a picnic. Enjoy the music on the Botanical Center lawn in front of the Rose Maze.

Uncategorized

Where

When

July 13, 2016

Time

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Overview

Temple to Music

Where

Temple to Music

When

July 14, 2016

Time

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Overview

More details to come. This event will be free & open to the public.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

July 15, 2016

Time

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Overview

Return to the Coal Age by the shore of Narragansett Bay. Here we will unearth the remnants of a primeval forest teeming with luxurious ferns, towering club mosses, and majestic horsetail rushes. Bring your hammers, chisels, and old clothes. You will get dirty! Please note: Children under age 7 and pets are not permitted.
Program fee per session:
$5 per person/$3 per person for museum members. Children under age 7 are not permitted. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration required. For more information call 401.680.7248.
Rain date: Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:00am - 10:30am
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