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October 17, 2018

Ballard Park

Ballard Park to Host Father’s Day Hike on Sunday, Will Offer Free Guided Tours for Newport County Residents on Monday

Start your Father’s Day with some fresh air and a hike of Ballard Park. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, staff from Friends of Ballard Park and Rhode Island Families in Nature will lead event goers on a leisurely hike through the park as they search for wildlife, learn about the history and ecology of the park, and take in

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Illuminated Garden Will Return to Ballard Park This Weekend

{Photo by Jennifer Carter} Ballard Exploration Company, Inc. presents the 11th Annual Illuminated Garden on Thursday, February 18th; Friday, February 19th and Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Ballard Park.  The free event features thousands of lights displayed on the trees and unique features of Ballard Park’s three acre quarry meadow. In addition to lights set up

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Volunteers Sought for 11th Annual Illuminated Garden at Ballard Park

Friends of Ballard Park is hosting its 11th Annual Illuminated Garden on Thursday, February 18th, Friday, February 19th and Saturday, February 20th. The 11th Annual Illuminated Garden is a free event which features light displays and sculptures set up in the three acre quarry meadow of Ballard Park.  Volunteers are needed to help with event set up, during the event

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Halloween Movie Night at Ballard Park Will Include ‘Hotel Transylvania’ and ‘Young Frankenstein’

For the past two weeks the public has voted on which movies they’d like to see at the 2nd Annual People’s Credit Union’s Halloween Movie Night at Ballard Park. Friends of Ballard Park has announced the winners are Hotel Transylvania and Young Frankenstein. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 17th.  In addition to the two

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Free Screening of Mrs. Doubtfire Scheduled for August 12th at Ballard Park

The 10th Annual MOVIES ON THE ROCKS series continues at Ballard Park on Wednesday, August 12th with a free screening of Mrs. Doubtfire and a short provided by the Rhode Island International Film Festival.  Sponsor National Grid will serve free popcorn at the screening. Mrs. Doubtfire stars Robin Williams as a divorcé  who hatches an

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Movies On The Rocks Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Four Movie Screenings In August

PHOTO: Movies on the Rocks kicks off August 5th with a screening of Jurassic Park and runs for four weeks. Photo by Jennifer Carter Friends of Ballard Park’s MOVIES ON THE ROCKS series celebrates its 10th Anniversary this August with four movie screenings.  Movies will be shown in the quarry meadow off of Hazard Road