Friends of Ballard Park

UPCOMING
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:

April 26
Earth Day
9 am
CLEAN UP
Meet in the Quarry Meadow
Help us keep Ballard Park Newport's most beautiful Nature Preserve!
Use the Hazard Road Entrance

11 am
FREE TOUR OF
BALLARD PARK
Meet in the Quarry Meadow
Use the Hazard Road Entrance


April 30
Home School
Discovery Class
1 to 2:30 pm
Ballard Park is a terrific outdoor, learning laboratory for children! This session is devoted to geology and best suited for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Call 401.619.3377 or e-mail education@ballardpark.org for more information or to register.


May 3
Star Gazing
8 to 9 pm
in the Quarry Meadow
Use the Hazard Road Entrance
Take an unique look at the night skies and spring constellations. The early-setting moon will leave a dark night sky for optimal viewing. Bring a comfy chair, blankets, warm clothes and warm drinks. $5 suggested donation.


May 10
Bird Walk
8 to 9 am
A morning walk through Ballard Park to look for feathered residents and migratory species. Learn more about bird identification by sight and sound. All birding levels welcome. Bring binoculars, if you have them, and wear sturdy walking shoes. Meet at the Wickham Road entrance directly across from Rogers High School.


May 21
Home School
Discovery Class
1 to 2:30 pm
Animals and habitats is the focus of this session which is best suited for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Call 401.619.3377 or e-mail education@ballardpark.org for more information or to register.

June 15
Father’s Day Tour of Ballard Park
10 am
Start Father’s Day with fresh air and a hike of the trails at Ballard Park! Friends of Ballard Park staff will host a guided tour of the thirteen acre park providing information on its unique features and history. Meet at the Wickham Road entrance across from Rogers High School. $10 suggested donation per family.


June 17
June 24
Yoga in the Park
6 to 7 pm

Warm up, breathing and basic postures with instructor Nicole Dieso. All levels welcome. Bring a mat. Quarry Meadow. $10 per person


SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 7, 2014
ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
benefiting Friends of Ballard Park

STUNNING LOCATION!
Edgehill, 31 Beacon Hill Road

WINES SELECTED BY
Les Ballard!

JAZZ BY
The Ben Shaw Quartet

HORS D'OEUVRES BY
McGrath Clambakes, Inc.

SILENT AUCTION


sponsored by:


Invitations will be mailed in the next few months. E-mail us at info@ballardpark.org if you'd like one.

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
benefiting
Friends of Ballard Park
Saturday, June 7, 2014
from 6 to 8 pm
Help FRIENDS OF BALLARD PARK!
Donate to our Annual Fund. All donations are 100% tax deductible and we now accept credit cards! Click on the DONATE button below. Donors will receive an acknowledgement letter for their tax preparation and will be listed in our next Annual Report.




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PHOTOS BY:
KIM FULLER and FRANCISCO AMARAL

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