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July 2018
1 Fishermen’s Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Narragansett, Every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
4 Haines Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Route 103 on the East Providence/Barrington line, Every Wednesday from 2 PM to 6 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
5, 12 & 19 Community Fly Tying Program at Greenville Public Library. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program invites participants to learn how to make their own fresh water flies over several weeks to then use them at a private fly fishing event. No experience is necessary, and a fishing license is not required to participate in this program. Families with children 10 and older are encouraged to attend. Equipment will be provided or you may bring your own. Attend one or all - A different fly will be made at each class! Registration is required. Scott.Travers@dem.ri.gov or visit the DEM Aquatic Resource Education page.
6 Goddard Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Warwick, Every Friday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
7 Hike Rx, Browning Woods Trail, South Kingstown at 8:30 AM. Join South Kingstown Land Trust for for an all ages hike through a pine and oak forest and past amazing stone walls. The hike is about 3 miles, though you can shorten your outing to about 1 mile if desired. Kids and leashed dogs welcome! This monthly hike on first Saturdays is part of the Park Rx initiative in which healthcare providers in South County are joining a national movement to "prescribe” taking walks and spending time in nature for better physical and mental health. Please check SKLT’s website in case of foul weather. This event is part of the Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit.
7 FREE Family Fun Day at the Audubon Society of RI Education Center, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol. Thanks to the Citizens Bank Foundation, the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Join Audubon for crafts, nature stories, animal discoveries, hikes and more. No need to register. The June theme is Pollinator Palooza. The nature center is open 9:00 - 5:00 with activities taking place between 10:00 - 2:00. Facility and trails are stroller friendly. This event is part of the Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit.
7 Woonsocket Walking Tours - Museum of Work & Culture from 10-11am to 42 South Main Street, Woonsocket. Join the Museum of Work & Culture every Saturday from 10 am to 11 am to explore historic Woonsocket along the banks of the Blackstone River and Main Street. Tour guides will explain how the river influenced the birth of the Industrial Revolution and how the mills impacted the environment. Tours are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and include complementary admission to the museum. Children under 10 are free with a paid adult admission. Space is limited. Call the Museum at (401) 769-9675 or email mowc@rihs.org to make a reservation. This event is part of the Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit.
7 Sciene Saturday at Kelly House, Lincoln at 10:30 AM to Noon. Come out to Kelly House for FREE outdoor recreation and science exploration every Saturday in July and August. Families are encouraged to stay after Science Saturday to explore the Kelly House Museum, the Blackstone River and Canal, as well as the Blackstone Bikeway. Come and try your luck with frisbee golf (frisbees provided). In case of inclement weather, we will have alternate activities in the barn at Kelly House. This event is part of the Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit.
7, 16 & 23 Community Fly Tying Program at Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library in Harrisville. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program invites participants to learn how to make their own fresh water flies over several weeks to then use them at a private fly fishing event. No experience is necessary, and a fishing license is not required to participate in this program. Families with children 10 and older are encouraged to attend. Equipment will be provided or you may bring your own. Attend one or all - A different fly will be made at each class! Registration is required. Scott.Travers@dem.ri.gov or visit the DEM Aquatic Resource Education page.
8 Fishermen’s Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Narragansett, Every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
11 Haines Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Route 103 on the East Providence/Barrington line, Every Wednesday from 2 PM to 6 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
13 Goddard Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Warwick, Every Friday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
15 Fishermen’s Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Narragansett, Every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
17, 24 & 31 Community Fly Tying Program at Coventry Public Library. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program invites participants to learn how to make their own fresh water flies over several weeks to then use them at a private fly fishing event. No experience is necessary, and a fishing license is not required to participate in this program. Families with children 10 and older are encouraged to attend. Equipment will be provided or you may bring your own. Attend one or all - A different fly will be made at each class! Registration is required. Scott.Travers@dem.ri.gov or visit the DEM Aquatic Resource Education page.
18 Haines Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Route 103 on the East Providence/Barrington line, Every Wednesday from 2 PM to 6 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
20 Goddard Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Warwick, Every Friday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
22 Fishermen’s Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Narragansett, Every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
25 Haines Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Route 103 on the East Providence/Barrington line, Every Wednesday from 2 PM to 6 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
26 & August 2 Community Fly Tying Program at Coventry Public Library. DEM Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Aquatic Resource Education program invites participants to learn how to make their own fresh water flies over several weeks to then use them at a private fly fishing event. No experience is necessary, and a fishing license is not required to participate in this program. Families with children 10 and older are encouraged to attend. Equipment will be provided or you may bring your own. Attend one or all - A different fly will be made at each class! Registration is required. Scott.Travers@dem.ri.gov or visit the DEM Aquatic Resource Education page.
27 Goddard Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Warwick, Every Friday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
29 Fishermen’s Memorial State Park Farmers' Market Narragansett, Every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Support local farmers and producers by shopping the farmers market for fresh, local food, plants, honey, and more! The market offers bedding plants, hanging plants, cut flowers, meat, early vegetable crops, honey, and maple syrup, as well as traditional local summer crops. Learn more.
July 2018: Public Meetings, Hearings & Workshops
19 Monthly meeting of the RI Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities: Thursday, July 19
9:30 AM | Room 280 at DEM's headquarters at 235 Promenade St., Providence (directions). This regular monthly meeting focuses on current Board business, such as the disposition of applications by individuals applying for wastewater operator licensure in Rhode Island. Matters before the Board may also include revisions to regulations, requirements for certification to be imposed on individuals or municipalities, and other advisory opinions. The public is welcome to attend. If communication assistance is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact Traci Pena at 401-222-4700 ext. 2410 or Traci.Pena@dem.ri.gov at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Rev. 7/1/2018