2023 Schedule of Events

Jan 12, 2023 by

Our 2023 Friends of Glen Providence Park events include nature walks, volunteer days, citizen science, and  Arts in the Park!  We also have a regular Friday morning Conservation Crew – email us at FriendsoftheGlen@gmail.com to join us.

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
2023 Schedule of Events

Wonderful Woody Plants of Winter with Mike Rolli
Saturday, January 21, 10:00am-12:00 noon
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain, snow, or shine

Children’s Event: Whoooo’s Awake in the Winter Woods? with Julie Smith
Saturday, February 25, 1:00-2:00pm
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, February 26, 1:00-2:00pm

CRC Streams Clean-up
Saturday, March 25, 9:00-11:00am
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain or shine

Forest Therapy Walk with Shannon Robards
Saturday, April 15, 10:00am-12:30pm
Meet at State Street entrance
Rain or shine

Weekend Trail Crew with Aura Lester
Saturday, April 29, 9:30-11:30am
Meet at Kirk Lane entrance
Rain date Sunday, April 30

Spring Bird Walk with Dave Eberly
Saturday, May 13, 8:00-10:00am
Meet at 3rd & Kirk Lane entrance
Rain or shine

2023 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 24 – Nothin’ But Voice with A Cappella Pops
  • July 15 – Blues with Johnny Never
  • August 12 – Didgeridoo with Harold Smith
  • September 16 – Rhythm & Blues with Brian Kors

National Public Lands Day Plantings 
Saturday, October 7, 9:00–12:00 noon
Location TBD
Rain date Sunday, October 8

Geology Walk with Charles Randall
Saturday, November 4, 2:00-4:00pm
Meet at 3rd & West Street entrance
Rain date Sunday, November 5

Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 16, 8:30-10:30am
Meet at 3rd & West Street entrance
Rain, snow, or shine


The Great Media Easter Egg Hunt will be held this year on Saturday, April 1 at 11:00, with a rain date of Saturday, April 8 at 11:00. That’s run by Media Lions. It’s the park’s longest-running event, held annually since 1954(!), except for 2020 & 2021 due to COVID.

Any updates will be noted here:

  • 1/17: added date for November Geology Walk
  • 2/9: added concert dates
  • 2/28: added Easter Egg Hunt dates
  • 3/07: added Forest Therapy walk and April Trail cleanup location

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