2-11-2017 Winter Naturalist Walk & Talk

Jan 25, 2017 by

Join us for a winter walk in Glen Providence Park with Naturalist Chris McNichol, as he shows us the park through his eyes....

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2017 Schedule of Events

Jan 20, 2017 by

Mark your calendars for our 2017 monthly Friends of Glen Providence Park events, including nature walks, volunteer...

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1-28-2017 Winter Tree Mapping

Jan 19, 2017 by

We will launch our 2017 Calendar of Events with the next session of our ongoing Citizen Science Project, Tree Mapping in Glen...

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Christmas Bird Count 2016

Jan 8, 2017 by

Conditions were a bit challenging for our sixth Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Glen Providence Park – it was freezing...

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12-17-2016 Christmas Bird Count

Dec 6, 2016 by

Join Friends of Glen Providence Park in our 6th year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s...

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Thanksgiving 2016

Nov 24, 2016 by

Throughout November, we have been counting down to Thanksgiving by posting daily thanks on Facebook. There is some overlap with our...

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1980’s Halloween Hauntings!

Oct 31, 2016 by

Thirty years ago, werewolves, ghouls, and monsters filled Glen Providence Park on October nights for the annual Halloween...

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11-5-2016 Geology Walk

Oct 26, 2016 by

Join us for a geology tour of Glen Providence Park! We are bringing back a popular walk from 2014 – Charles Randall will...

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The 2100 Project

Oct 23, 2016 by

The 2100 Project is an inspiring website that champions ideas to create a better, more sustainable future. It features an array of...

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10-23-2016 RAIN DATE – Nature Walk for Kids!

Oct 17, 2016 by

Join two local science teachers and nature lovers on a scavenger hunt for some of the leaf and tree varieties we find in Glen...

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More Wildlife Habitat Plantings at Kirk Lane!

Sep 29, 2016 by

For our 6th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the lovely Kirk Lane...

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Recap: Shakespeare in the Park!

Sep 27, 2016 by

As part of our 2016 Summer Performance Series, Hedgerow Theatre brought Shakespeare to the historical Glen Providence Park stage! The...

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9-24-2016 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 14, 2016 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials at the lovely Kirk...

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9-10-2016 Divas à la Carte!

Sep 7, 2016 by

For the final concert in our 2016 Summer Concert Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Divas à la Carte!...

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80 Years of Fishing

Aug 3, 2016 by

Since it was created by the WPA in 1936 for fishing and skating, the pond in Glen Providence Park has seen its fair share of fishing,...

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8-20-2016 Stories & Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Aug 1, 2016 by

Explore nature in Glen Providence Park through stories, art activities, and a scavenger hunt! Kids will meet at the Media-Upper...

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Concert Recap: John Flynn

Jul 29, 2016 by

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon on July 17 for our rain-dated concert in Glen Providence Park with songwriter-activist John Flynn!...

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RAIN DATE 8-7-2016 Shakespeare in the Park!

Jul 7, 2016 by

For the third in four performances in our 2016 Summer Concert Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present...

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July 4th Fireworks & Festivities!

Jul 4, 2016 by

Many Media-area residents have memories of the decades of July 4th festivities and fireworks displays in Glen Providence Park! Annual...

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A WPA Pond

Jun 27, 2016 by

One of the most beloved features of the Glen Providence Park is the man-made pond at its center – created 80 years ago for...

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