2022 Schedule of Events

Feb 11, 2022 by

Our 2022 Friends of Glen Providence Park events include nature walks, volunteer days, citizen science, Arts in the Park, and new this year, a Seasonal Children’s Series!  We also have a regular Friday morning Conservation Crew – email us at FriendsoftheGlen@gmail.com to join us.

COVID notice: All of our events will follow the latest COVID protocols, and will be 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
2022 Schedule of Events

Winter Discovery Walk with Samantha Nestory
Sunday, January 30, 1:00-2:30pm (our snow date!)
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain, snow, or shine

Children’s Series: Winter Woods Alive! with Julie Smith
Saturday, February 26, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, February 27, 1:00-2:00

CRC Streams Clean-up
Saturday, March 26, 9:00-11:00am
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain or shine

Herpetology Walk with Kyle Loucks
Saturday, April 16, 10:00-12:00pm
Meet at 3rd & West entrance
Rain or shine

Spring Bird Walk with Dave Eberly
Saturday, May 7, 8:00-10:00am
Meet at 3rd & Kirk Lane entrance
Rain or shine

Children’s Series: Tremendous Trees with Julie Smith
Saturday, May 21, 10:30-11:30am
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, May 22

2022 Arts in the Park! – coming soon!
We’ll post an Arts in the Park announcement with details, and Calendar listings for each concert.
All Saturdays, 5:00-6:30, with Sunday rain dates

  • June 4 – Roaring 20s Jazz with Blackbird Society Orchestra
  • July 16 – Nothin’ But Voice with A Cappella Pops
  • August 13 – Melodic Beatlesque Pop with Jim Boggia
  • September 10 – Old-Timey Modern Bluegrass with The Cheddar Boys

Children’s Series: Magnificent Monarchs with Julie Smith
Saturday, August 20, 10:30-11:30am
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, August 21

National Public Lands Day Plantings 
Saturday, October 1, 9:00–12:00 noon
Location TBD
Rain date Sunday, October 2

Nature Walk with Kayla Kehres
Saturday, November 5, time tba
Meet at State Street entrance
Drizzle, snow, or shine

Children’s Series: Lovable Leaves with Julie Smith
Saturday, November 19, 1:00-2:00pm
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, November 20

Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 17, 8:30-10:30am
Meet at 3rd & West Street entrance
Rain, snow, or shine

IN ADDITION:

Keep Media Green will be holding a spring volunteer event on Saturday, April 23 at 10:00am, with Glen Providence Park as one of the locations.

We await word on whether the Great Media Easter Egg Hunt can 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.

Any updates will be noted here:

  • 5/2 – Added summer concerts and times for remaining Seasonal Children’s Series

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