2018-04-19 / Calendar

Let's Get Daffy!

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The Sidewalk Parade April 21, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A Celebration of Hope. Enjoy Newport’s first Sidewalk Parade with costumes, music, and dance as it departs from the Florence Gray Center, winding its way along the sidewalks of Newport, ending at Miantonomi Park where thousands of daffodils welcome the marchers. Go to facebook.com/sidewalkparade/ for route information and details.

Tour of Ballard Park April 21, 11 a.m.-noon. Daffodils line the Hazard Road entrance where a guided hike through Ballard Park’s trails begins. 18,000 daffodil bulbs are planted in the quarry meadow where the hike ends. Rain date, April 23. FREE!

Daffy BBQ in the Park April 21, 12:30-2 p.m. An Earth Day celebration with games and sidewalk chalk painting. A hot-diggity-dog bbq from 12:30-2 p.m. Then help in planting the second “Hope” tree in the park. Miantonomi Park. FREE!

Driving Miss Daffodil and Garden Party April 22, 2-5:30 p.m. Daffodil-festooned classic car departs from Easton’s Beach, drive along Ocean Drive and then to the Audrain Automotive Museum, where the cars will be on display from 3-5:30 pm. After viewing the classic cars, stroll through the daffodil- adorned gardens at Bellevue House. Enjoy live music and “Dances Among the Daffodils” performed by the RI Ballet Theatre at 4:30 pm. FREE!

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