The City of Cranston

Upcoming Community Events

May 13th, 2015


Friends of the Pawtuxet and the Westbay Land Trust are offering four gentle spring nature walks to see the city's marine animals, wild plants, fireflies and western woods. All are free and open to the public.

Friday May 15:
Horseshoe crab walk at Stillhouse Cove with Save the Bay Habitat Restoration Coordinator Wenley Ferguson. Short walk during a spring moon tide to watch horseshoe crabs mate and review the cove restoration. Meet at 6 PM at the coveís south end at the junction of Ocean Avenue and Narragansett Boulevard in Cranston.

Saturday May 16:
Pawtuxet River plant walk: Identify the plants of the Pawtuxet River flood plain on a gentle walk with a local naturalist. Meet at the farmers market recycling table at 10 AM, Rhodes Place in Cranston.

Sunday June 7:
Western Cranston Woods Walk: Get a rare look at Cranston conservation land on this walk through oak and pine woods that features one of RIís northernmost wild holly trees. Meet at 10 AM at the corner of Laten Knight Road and Beechwood Drive, Cranston.

Cranston's Community Garden: Cranston's only community garden has openings for the summer growing season. The cost is $20 for a 4 foot by 16 foot plot. New gardeners are welcome. The garden is located behind Edgewood Highland Elementary School on Pawtuxet Avenue in the Edgewood neighborhood of Cranston. Contact Lisa Gibb at for more information.

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