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Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

May 23, 2017

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

Join museum docent Mike McGinity for this motorized tour through Roger Williams Park as we go back in time. Long lost park treasures and missing monuments will be revisited at their original locations in this nostalgic look at the history of this grand space.

Program fee per session:
$3 per adult (includes museum admission)/free for museum members. Pre-registration required. Call 401.680.7248 or email info@musnathist.com to register.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

June 3, 2017

Time

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Overview

Roger Williams Park is a 430 acre oasis in the heart of one the most densely populated areas of Rhode Island. The woodlands and large ponds provide an ideal place for birds to rest and feed on their migration northwards. Colorful warblers are among the many migrants and summer residents we may see. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars.

Program fee per session:
$3 per person (includes museum admission)/free for museum members. Pre-registration preferred. Call 401.680.7248 or email info@musnathist.com to register.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

June 5, 2017 Occurs the first Monday of every 1 month(s)

Time

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Overview

Children, ages 2-4 with parent, will investigate the world around them as they sing, dance and discover in the Museum of Natural History's monthly series! Takes place the first Monday of each month, October through June, at 9:30 a.m.

Boathouse

Where

Boathouse

When

June 8, 2017

Time

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Overview

Hear the latest Roger Wiliams Park updates and activities. These quarterly meetings, hosted by the Roger Williams Park Conservancy and Providence Parks Department, are free and open to the public.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

June 13, 2017

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

Museum docent Bill LaCivita will be your guide as we tour the Victorian rose garden in Roger Williams Park. Since the 1880s, many varieties of roses from Albertine to White Dorothy Perkins have been grown and bred by the park’s gardeners and landscapers. This is a great way to learn about the magnificent blooms that make the rose garden such a popular place for important events.

Program fee per session:
$3 per adult (includes museum admission)/free for museum members. Pre-registration required. Call 401.680.7248 or email info@musnathist.com to register.

Uncategorized

Where

Meet at the Roger Williams monument

When

June 17, 2017 Occurs the third Saturday of every 1 month(s)

Time

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Overview

Yoo-hoo, urban explorers, Leslie Knope lovers, and community enthusiasts! This group is for anyone interested in exploring the grounds and treasures of Roger Williams Park, Rhode Island's largest urban park. Comprised of over 435 beautiful acres, offering a range of recreational and educational opportunities, representing Rhode Island's rich history and the diversity of our people, Roger Williams Park is the People's Park. All are welcome -- whether your prom photos were taken in the Rose Garden or you never set foot in RWP. We'll meet monthly to explore different aspects of the architecture, sculptures, trails, and grounds. Join us!

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

June 24, 2017

Time

10:00 AM - 11:28 AM

Overview

Butterflies fluttering amidst sun-drenched meadows are a sure sign of summer. Hunt for butterflies in the sweeping lawns and hidden spaces in Roger Williams Park. Our Museum naturalist will help you discover how to find and identify these flying jewels.

Program fee per session:
$3 per person (includes museum admission)/free for museum members. Pre-registration preferred. Call 401.680.7248 or email info@musnathist.com to register.

Uncategorized

Where

Meet at the Roger Williams monument

When

July 15, 2017 Occurs the third Saturday of every 1 month(s)

Time

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Overview

Yoo-hoo, urban explorers, Leslie Knope lovers, and community enthusiasts! This group is for anyone interested in exploring the grounds and treasures of Roger Williams Park, Rhode Island's largest urban park. Comprised of over 435 beautiful acres, offering a range of recreational and educational opportunities, representing Rhode Island's rich history and the diversity of our people, Roger Williams Park is the People's Park. All are welcome -- whether your prom photos were taken in the Rose Garden or you never set foot in RWP. We'll meet monthly to explore different aspects of the architecture, sculptures, trails, and grounds. Join us!

Uncategorized

Where

Meet at the Roger Williams monument

When

August 19, 2017 Occurs the third Saturday of every 1 month(s)

Time

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Overview

Yoo-hoo, urban explorers, Leslie Knope lovers, and community enthusiasts! This group is for anyone interested in exploring the grounds and treasures of Roger Williams Park, Rhode Island's largest urban park. Comprised of over 435 beautiful acres, offering a range of recreational and educational opportunities, representing Rhode Island's rich history and the diversity of our people, Roger Williams Park is the People's Park. All are welcome -- whether your prom photos were taken in the Rose Garden or you never set foot in RWP. We'll meet monthly to explore different aspects of the architecture, sculptures, trails, and grounds. Join us!

Boathouse

Where

Boathouse

When

September 14, 2017

Time

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Overview

Hear the latest Roger Wiliams Park updates and activities. These quarterly meetings, hosted by the Roger Williams Park Conservancy and Providence Parks Department, are free and open to the public.
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