Celebrate West Greenwich!

Sunday - September 30, 2012
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Rain or Shine!
Plain Meeting House
Plain Meeting House Road
West Greenwich, RI

BROCHURE

West Greenwich Land Trust's 5th Annual "Celebrate West Greenwich"
Celebrate West Greenwich is a day to join your neighbors, friends and family
in celebrating the beauty and history of scenic West Greenwich ... a day
to experience the natural treasures in the community you live in!

"Celebrate West Greenwich" is a hometown family event offering handmade crafts,
farmers market, pumpkins, food, 4-H demonstrations, horse drawn wagon rides,
music, apple pie contest, photo contest, award ceremony and much more!

EVENTS

  • 12:00 pm Vendor Exhibits Open
     
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Wagon Rides
    Provided by Edgewood Farm, enjoy a relaxing horse drawn wagon ride on country roads in the area from various parking sites to the event site.
     
  • 1:00 pm Burt The Raccoon
    Presentation uses puppetry, American Sign Language, storytelling and mime to help explain the typical forest food chain, as well as many interesting facts about raccoons and how they live in the forest.
     
  • 1:00 pm Tillinghast Pond Wagon Ride
    Join Tim Mooney of the Nature Conservancy in this forty-five minute wagon ride to Tillinghast Pond Management Area to learn about the history and many different points of interest on this 1400 acre property. Seating is limited on a first come first serve basis.
     
  • 2:00 pm RI Coverts Project
    Join Paul Boisvert, Coverts Coordinator, (RC&D) to learn how to develop a sound wildlife forest and stewardship plan for your woodlot or woodland. "Coverts" is an old English word that refers to a thicket that provides sheltering over wildlife. If you are interested in enhancing your wildlife habitat on your property, this program is for you!
     
  • 2:00 pm Watercolor Art Class
    Join local artists in learning the basics of watercolor painting of the West Greenwich Landscape. This class is geared towards all ages and available throughout the day.
     
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Music —  "Not Them Again" Back by Popular Demand!
    This local band has been the providing their favorite repertoire of music enjoyed by all for the past four years. Come and enjoy for yourself!
     
  • 2:00 pm B'wana Iguana Adventure
    An exciting interactive program that both entertains and educates people of all ages about the mysterious world of reptiles and amphibians.
     
  • 3:00 pm Born To Be Wild
    Born to be Wild Nature Center is a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center dedicated to helping injured and orphaned wildlife. They specialize in the care of Hawks, Owls and Falcons and will showcase these beautiful birds among the grounds.
     
  • 3:30 pm Hometown Barbecue Chicken Dinner
    Prepared and served by the Andrews Family of West Greenwich. $10.00 per person. Advance reservations must be submitted online or by calling 401-392-3628. To assist us in providing the number of dinners required, please make-advanced reservations prior to September 18, 2012.
    RESERVE ONLINE
     
  • 4:30 pm Best Apple Pie Contest
    1st Place $50.00 Gift Certificate and 2nd Place $25.00 Gift Certificate will be presented during award presentations.
    RULES & REGISTRATION
     
  • 4:30 Award Presentations for Digital Photography, Pie Contest and Tillinghast Pond Bobber Hunt

    DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST INFO

    TILLINGHAST BOBBER HUNT INFO


OTHER ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE DAY

  • Farmers Market
  • West Greenwich Police Department
  • Boy Scout Troop 35
  • Hianloland Fire Department
  • West Greenwich Conservation Commission
  • Adopt-A-Spot Cemetery Program Information
  • Exhibits by local vendors
  • FFA Pumpkin Sale


Barbecue Chicken Dinner

ORDER FORM
All Fields Are Required

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voicemail) 

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# Dinners 

Best Apple Pie Contest

  • There is one (1) category — Apple. Please enter 1 pie only.
  • Use standard nondescript pie pans (disposable).
  • Pies must have a top crust -- no tarts.
  • All pies entered will be used to provide slices as dessert to event patrons on a first come, first serve basis.
  • The first 20 registrants will be accepted.
  • Upon the completion of judging, prizes will be awarded.
  • Please bring your pie into the Plain Meetinghouse by 1:00 on the day of the event.

REGISTRATION FORM
All Fields Are Required

Name 

Street 

City 

State/Prov 

Zip 

Phone (with 
voicemail) 

E-Mail 

Best Digital Photo Contest

2010 WINNER
First Place: Meagan Traficante
"Little Blue Dragonfly"

The West Greenwich Land Trust is looking for digital photos of natural, scenic and historic areas throughout West Greenwich to be used in the Land Trust's web site, publications, newsletters, etc. Digital photos no larger then 2MB, 300 DPI will be accepted no later then Monday, September 17, 2012 on our web site (see below). The top three photos chosen for "The Best of West Greenwich" will be awarded 1st $75.00, 2nd $50.00 and 3rd $25.00 gift certificates. All photos entered will become the property of the West Greenwich Land Trust and each participant will receive credit when his or her photo is published. Digital photo awards will be showcased and honored at the Plain Meeting House at 4:30 pm on Sunday, September 30th, 2012. Three [3] photo entry limit per person.
CLICK HERE to submit your digital photo(s).


Tillinghast Pond Bobber Hunt

Twenty-five [25] red and white fishing bobbers will be dispersed on Tillinghast Pond located on Plain Road approximately mile from the intersection of Plain Meeting House Road and Plain Road by Saturday, September 8, 2012. The bobbers are numbered and labeled WG Land Trust. Please remove one bobber per family and bring to the Sunday September 30th event at Plain Meeting House at 4:30 pm for the drawing of two bobber numbers to win a $25.00 Gift Certificate each.

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