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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RAIN DATE: 7-17-2016 John Flynn & 5th Anniversary Celeb...

Jun 17, 2016 by

For the second in four concerts in our 2016 Summer Performance Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present...

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Nature Walks & A History Talk

Jun 14, 2016 by

We have monthly nature walks (or volunteer days) in Glen Providence Park, year-round! We’ve documented our Spring Cleanups in March...

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7-10-2016 RAIN DATE Portrait Photography Workshop

Jun 10, 2016 by

Glen Providence Park is an ideal location for taking all sorts of photos, including portraits of friends & family. In this fun...

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6-25-2016 Frog Holler!

Jun 3, 2016 by

To kick off our 2016 Summer Performance Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Frog Holler for an afternoon...

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1897 Isaac Worrall Tree Inscription

May 31, 2016 by

This spring, we learned about an 1897 inscription on an American Beech tree in Glen Providence Park! Research into its author revealed...

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