Scott Turner, nature writer for the Providence Journal, will lead a walk on a trail through the wetlands of Canonchet Farm on Sunday, May 17, at 1 PM. Scott is a former park ranger and land manager. The wetlands and forest will have many things to see and talk about as we traverse the trail. Please join Scott in the South County Museum parking lot at the end of Strathmore Street in Narragansett. This walk, sponsored by the Friends of Canonchet Farm, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 783-3951.
(USA Card Required)
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015 Location: Narragansett Town Beach-South End
Registration: 8:30am-9:30am Weight Classes: Light, Heavy, Ultimate
Rules Clinic: 10:00am Divisions: Intermediate, Novice, Middle School,
Wrestling: 10:15am High School, Open (most fun)
Fee: $10.00 at check in
For more information:
email@example.com or riwrestling.com
Narragansett Parks and Recreation
Rhode Island Wrestling Association
South County Youth Wrestling Club , Narragansett Wrestling
What lives in the River? (June 13th, 9-11 AM): An all ages introduction to common fish, shellfish, crabs and other inhabitants in the River. There will be hands-on seining with experts to catch river creatures and guided walks along the intertidal zone and salt marsh to observe the inhabitants. There will be river water tanks and microscopes to examine river creatures and guidebooks to help identify them. Experts will discuss the importance of estuaries as nurseries for fish & shellfish, the fascinating migration of river herring, and the role of river plants in the food web. Please wear footwear that can get wet.
Full Moon Rising Sunset Paddle (July 31st, beginning at 4:30 PM): The eighth Annual Pettaquamscutt Paddle, sponsored by Narrow River Kayaks, is an annual guided kayak paddle scheduled during the waxing of July's Full Buck Moon. Witness the splendor and peacefulness of the tidal inlet and salt marsh as the full moon rises over the Atlantic while the sun sets. Presentations on geology and natural history are provided along the way.
Art on the River (August 15th, 9-11 AM): Local artists will give Instruction to adults in drawing and painting scenes of the Middlebridge area, while children will have their own guided artistic activities. Bring your easels or sketch pads or cameras to capture the beauty of this iconic site. Sketch your version of an expansive landscape view or crouch down and capture a still life view of oysters on the fringe of the salt marsh. In addition, “plein air” (open air) painters and other artists will be demonstrating their techniques.
‘Gansett Days (September 20th)- We will do another of our popular “What lives in the River?” events.
Land Trust Days (September 26th, 10-12 AM): Our contribution to a state-wide celebration of special green spaces just outside your door. Departing from the Center, join us for an all ages guided walk across the bridge and through the Garrison House Acres Narrow River Land Trust property. The tour will discuss the significance of the Jireh Bull Garrison House to King Phillips War, natural history and on-going activities to improve wildlife habitat. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you can.
Questions and Reservations will be handled through the NPRA website, www.narrowriver.org.
|2015 Summer Concert Series|
|Dunn Brothers Band||June 19th||CSN, Neil Young|
|Reckless Blues||June 26th||Classic swing, and blues. From Ella Fitzgerald to Bonnie Raitt
to Peggy Lee
|Jesse Liam Band||July 3rd||Repertoire includes Everly Brothers, Beatles, Rod Stewart,
Greatful Dead, Van Morrison and more.
|Abby Road||July 17th||Beatles Music|
|Dan Moretti & the Hammond Boys||July 31st||Soul-Jazz with killer grooves and passion|
|Gary "Guitar" Gramolini & The Grinders||August 7th||Classic Soul, R& B, Rock & Country|
|Mary Pierce||August 14th||Folk/Celtic Music|
|Boat Cake||August 21st||Acoustic type duo. Classic rock to country and a little bit in between|
|Big Cat Blues||August 28th||Playing the West Coast and Chicago Blues music by such greats as
Stevie Ray Vaughn, Little Charlie and the Night Cats, James Cotton
and Commander Cody
|Foreverly Brothers||September 4th||Everly Brothers Music|
Sponsored by the Town of Narragansett
The Beach party is scheduled for Saturday, July 4th at the Town Beach. The festivities will start mid-day building sandcastles with Sandtasia. Followed by Brass Force playing from 5:00pm-7:00pm on the deck at the North Beach Clubhouse.
FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT DUSK
The RI Philharmonic
Rain date: Saturday, July 11th
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform on the deck of The North Beach Club House from 8-10pm. There will be a ticketed Cocktail and Dinner Reception preceding the concert from 6-8pm. Tickets are $50 pp Cash Bar. To purchase tickets contact Parks & Recreation at 782-0658. We are pleased and proud to be able to continue this tradition and bring this wonderful concert event to our residents and visitors of Narragansett.
Saturday, July 18th
The Town of Narragansett is partnering with the Rhode Island Rivers Council to host the 12th Annual Environmental Awareness Day at the Narragansett Town Beach. Environmental organizations from all over the State set up information displays and talk to beach –goers about RI’s natural resources and offer fun and educational activities for kids.
Saturday, July 18th
3 & 5 Mile Open Ocean Paddle Races - Stand Up & Prone
Interactive Lifesaving & Sun Awareness Tents
Hosted by Narragansett Surf Rescue
& Raw Elements Sunscreen
43rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet Road Race
Approximately 3900 runners, walkers and wheelchair entrants compete in this event which starts with a scenic, 10-mile road race on Friday evening. The course winds through historic Narragansett and is officially sanctioned and listed as one of the top three races of its distance in New England.
Check-in: Starts at 12 noon day of the race at the Narragansett Pier School
For more information visit: www.narragansettlionsclub.com