The Narrow River Preservation Association (NRPA) and Narrow River Land Trust (NRLT) in conjunction with the Town of Narragansett Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of educational programs and family activities at the Town property at Middlebridge. Programs will take place once a month, June thru September, from 9-11 on a Saturday morning (except of course for the sunset kayak paddle). Inclement weather date will be the next day (Sunday). Activities will be located near the water and just north of the marina and adjacent building. Questions and reservations will be handled through the NRPA website, www.narrowriver.org
August Art Day
(August 16th, 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.
Land Trust Days
(September 27th, 9-11 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.