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Newporters Invited to Help Shape Future of Parks and Open Spaces

A second public meeting to help shape the development of a Tree, Park and Open Space Master Plan is planned for later this month. The upcoming meeting, on Jan. 28 at the Pell School at 6 p.m., will focus on ideas and options. Newport, RI By MARK SCHIELDROP (Patch Staff) January 15, 2016 5:00 pm ET NEWPORT, RI—A second community meeting to give Newporters the chance to help shape the future stewardship of the city’s parks and open spaces is planned for later this month. The first meeting in September brought more than 160 residents who wanted to play a role in guiding the Newport Open Space Partnership as it carries out its mission drafting a new Open Space Master Plan. The upcoming meeting, on Jan. 28 at the Pell School at 6 p.m., will focus on ideas and options. A key finding of the Phase 1 Existing Conditions assessment was a lack of open space and active recreation amenities exists in the North End. Participation is important to ensure the community guides the vision and defines priorities for the plan. All ages and opinions are welcome. Newport Plays. Newport Bikes. Newport Surfs. Newport Walks. What do you want to do in […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - January 16, 2016 at 12:21 pm

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Pedal-Powered Holiday Tree Comes to Bowen’s Wharf – Newport, RI Patch

Newport Bike Newport presents: JINGLE BIKES! The first annual pedal-powered holiday tree comes to Bowen’s Wharf Saturday, December 15, Bike Newport will open Jingle Bikes – the latest addition to the Newport holiday celebration scene. This pedal-powered holiday tree is a rare sighting this side of Copenhagen.All are invited to come to the opening at the Bowen’s Wharf Flag Mast on America’s Cup Avenue on Saturday, December 15 at 5p.m., when Mayor Harry Winthrop will officially set the wheels in motion.  Music and hot cocoa will be on hand while everyone gets a chance to hop in the saddle and light up the night! The installation will then be open for everyone’s enjoyment daily from 5-9 p.m. through New Years Day. Bring your friends and family and see who lights the lights the fastest and brightest!The installation is made possible by numerous community supporters who want to provide Newport’s residents and visitors a fun way to get physical after those hefty holiday meals while lighting the night for everyone’s enjoyment! People’s Credit Union sponsored the purchase of the two bicycle-powered generators that are the installation’s heart and soul. Bowen’s Wharf generously made the prime location available. Newport Bicycle is contributing the festively […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - December 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm

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