CELEBRATING 25 YEARS!
Friends of Ballard Park

UPCOMING
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:



Wednesday, May 11
HOME SCHOOL CLASS: Patterns in Nature
1 to 2:30 pm
What do pinecones, seashells and flower petals have in common? They all share a number pattern that can be found almost everywhere in nature. Learn about the Fibonacci number sequence and discover the many places it can be spotted. Ages 7 to 12 years old. Fee $5 per child. Hazard Road entrance. Click here to register.


Saturday, May 14
Sky Gazing with
Robert Horton
and Scott MacNeill
8 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. The moon will be one day past first quarter phase and Jupiter will be visible. $5 suggested donation; $15 suggested per group/family. Hazard Road entrance


Saturday, May 21
Spring Hike
2 to 3 pm

Enjoy Ballard Park in bloom! FBP staff will point out blooming trees and flowers including our trail of Lily of the Valley. Meet at the Hazard Road entrance. $5 suggested donation. Rain date: May 22.


Wednesday, May 25
HOME SCHOOL CLASS:
Natural Builders
1 to 2:30 pm
Learn about the amazing builders that live in Ballard Park and discover the functions and characteristics of their homes. After students learn about the special techniques animals use to make their habitats they will scour the trails in search of various examples and work in teams to try to recreate these animal dwellings. Ages 7 to 12 years old. Fee $5 per child. Hazard Road entrance. Click here to register.


Saturday, May 28
Bird Walk with Patty ONeill
8 to 9:30 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 4, 2016
ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
benefiting Friends of Ballard Park

STUNNING LOCATION!
Edgehill, 31 Beacon Hill Road

WINES SELECTED BY
Les Ballard!

HORS D'OEUVRES BY
McGrath Clambakes, Inc.

SILENT AUCTION


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PHOTOS BY: JONATHAN CLANCY
and 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