2021 Schedule of Events

Feb 16, 2021 by

Our 2021 Friends of Glen Providence Park events include nature walks, volunteer days, citizen science, and hopefully Arts in the Park! We also have a regular Friday morning Conservation Crew – email us at FriendsoftheGlen@gmail.com to join us. It’s our 10th Anniversary year, and we are glad to be able to have events when they can be held safely.

COVID notice: All of our events will follow the latest COVID protocols. All will require masks and physical distancing, and most will have attendance limits with email pre-registration required. All events are subject to change or cancellation due to COVID.

See the individual events in our Calendar for more information and logistics. All events are family-friendly and free to pre-registered participants. We hope to see you in the park!

Friends of Glen Providence Park
2021 Schedule of Events

10th Anniversary History & Nature Walk with Marcia Tate & Stephanie Gaboriault
Saturday, January 30, 2:00-4:00pm
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain, snow, or shine

Love Your Park Walk with Chris McNichol
Saturday, February 20, 10:00am-12:00pm
Meet at 3rd & West Street entrance
Rain, snowor shine

CRC Streams Clean-up
Saturday, March 20, 9:00-11:00am
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain or shine

Nature Walk with Rick Ray
Saturday, April 10, 1:30-3:00pm
Entrance TBA
Rain or shine

Spring Bird Walk with Dave Eberly
Saturday, May 15, 8:00-10:00am
Meet at 3rd & Kirk Lane entrance
Rain or shine

2021 Arts in the Park!
We are delighted to hold the concerts this year that were postponed from 2020 due to COVID. See our Arts in the Park announcement for details, and our Calendar for individual listings.
All Saturdays, 5:00-6:30, with Sunday rain dates:

  • Soul & Jazz Pop Fusion with Danie Ocean on June 26
  • Rhythm & Soul with Paul Downie & Friends on July 10
  • Charming & Virtuosic Classical Guitar with the Kossler Duo on August 7
  • African Folkloric Performance Art with Malidelphia on September 11

National Public Lands Day Plantings 
Saturday, October 2, 9:00–12:00 noon
Location TBD
Rain date Sunday, October 3

Green Friday Walk with Holly Hoffmann & Aura Lester
Friday, November 26, time tba
Meet at State Street entrance
Drizzle, snow, or shine

Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 18, 8:30-10:30am
Meet at 3rd & West Street entrance
Rain, snow, or shine

Keep Media Green will be holding a spring volunteer event on Saturday, April 24 at 10:00am, with Glen Providence Park as one of the locations.

The Great Media Easter Egg Hunt could not be held this year by Media Lions & McCarrin Chiropractic. It’s the park’s longest-running event, held annually since 1954, until it was canceled in 2020 & 2021 due to COVID.

Updates:

  • Start time for April’s nature walk updated on 3-19-2021
  • Date for National Public Lands Day updated on 4-6-2021, and changed back(!) on 4-15-2021
  • Arts in the Park concerts added on 5-25-2021! Also noted that the Egg Hunt could not be held.

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