2016 Schedule of Events

Jan 30, 2016 by

Mark your calendars for our 2016 Friends of Glen Providence Park events, including nature walks, volunteer days, citizen science, and events for kids! We also have regular Invasive Plant Removal days, and our Summer Afternoon Concert Series!

As we post details for each month, we will link to that event with information and logistics.  All events are free, family-friendly, and open to the public – we hope to see you in the park!


Friends of Glen Providence Park
2016 Schedule of Events

Schedule subject to change – please check back to confirm times, details, and meeting locations.

Citizen Science: Winter Tree Mapping with Shannon Davidson & Marcia Tate
Saturday, January 30, 2-4:00pm
Meet at 3rd & Kirk entrance
snow or shine

Scroggie Valley History with Roger Mitchell, Walt Cressler & Stephanie Gaboriault
* at Delaware County Institute of Science
Monday, February 8

Early Spring Clean-up
Saturday, March 5, 9:30-11:30am
Rain/snow date Sunday, March 6

Native Plant Walk with Marcia Tate & Shannon Davidson
Saturday, April 16, 2:00-4:00pm
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, April 17

CRC Streams Clean-up & Nature-Inspired Art
Saturday, April 30, 9-11:30
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain or shine

Spring Bird Walk with Al Guarente
Saturday, May 7, 7:30-9:30am
Meet at 3rd & Kirk entrance
rain or shine

Herpetology Walk with Kyle Loucks
Saturday, June 11, 7:30-9:30am
Meet at 3rd & West entrance
rain or shine

Portrait Photography Workshop with George Tate
Saturday, July 9, 2:00-4:00pm
Meet at 3rd & Kirk entrance
rain date Sunday, July 10

Story Time with Media-Upper Providence Free Library
Saturday, August 20, 10:00-11:30am
Meet at Media-Upper Providence Free Library
rain date Sunday, August 21, 1:00-2:30pm

National Public Lands Day
Saturday, September 24, 9–12:00 noon
rain date Sunday, September 25

Kids Nature Walk with Holly Hoffmann & Aura Lester
Saturday, October 22, 2:00-3:30pm
rain date Sunday, October 23, 2:00-3:30pm

Geology Walk with Charles Randall
Saturday, November 5, 10:00 – noon
rain or shine

Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 17, 8-10:00am
snow or shine

And don’t forget the Great Media Easter Egg Hunt held by Media Lions & McCarrin Chiropractic – it’s the park’s longest-running event, held annually since 1954!  This year’s date is Saturday, March 19 at 11:00am (sharp!), with a rain date of Sunday, March 20 at 1:00pm.

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