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BIKE TOUR! Downtown Brown & Sharp and Mill Worker Recreation :: September 12, 2015 :: 9:30am

Location: Lower Woonasquatucket River

Join us on the lower Woonasquatucket River by bike! Bike from the Mall in Providence through Olneyville and into Johnston with Historian Sarah Zurier, for an easy 10 mile ride. On the route, Sarah will talk about the Brown and Sharp Mill and American Locomotive Works, and Providence Post Industrial River Restoration, and a tour of the Clemence-Irons House.

6th Annual Woony River Ride :: September 19, 2015 :: 8am

Location: Waterplace Park

The Woony Ride brings out families and avid cyclists from all over the region to enjoy the scenic greenway of the Woonasquatucket River, a historic asset to the state of RI. The funds raised from the Woony Ride supports expansion of the Greenway and youth programs. Enjoy the finish line with an AFTER-PARTY at Waterplace Park in Downtown Providence with live music, food, and awesome prizes for fundraisers!

Downtown Paddle , Post Industrial River Restoration, Paddle with the WRWC Board! :: October 4, 2015 :: 1:30pm

Location: Lower Woonasquatucket River

Paddle through downtown Providence and learn about the river’s role during colonial times, the industrial period, and even today. Starting on Water Street, and travelling through Waterplace Park and under the Mall will take you on a magnificent journey, from the bustle of an urban center to an oasis of wildlife – you’ll see a beautiful Providence you may not have known existed. See red-tailed hawks, great blue herons and maybe a painted turtle! The complete trip is about 4 miles.

For most of our trips, if you are using one of our boats the price is $40/person. If you are bringing your own boat the price is $20/person. Our family rate is $80 maximum for or a family of five or less. On all trips, if you are bringing your own boat please remember to bring a life jacket for everyone who will be in your boat.
Contact Erik at the Watershed Council at etalley@wrwc.org or (401) 481-1376 to register and for more details. Advance sign-up is required.

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