Governor’s Bay Day is open to the public and will feature a host of free activities at these state beach locations. The full activity schedule for the 2015 Governor’s Bay Day is below:
Colt State Park:
Bring Your Own Bike to ride along the newly resurfaced East Bay Bike Path
Fish from the pier with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Picnic in the Park – Bring your favorite summer snack!
Watch a boating safety demonstration by Chuck Horbert from the RI Blueways Alliance, the first to paddle the length of the Rhode Island!
See kites soar with a demonstration by Kitt Kites!
Learn about water conservation with Clean Water Access
Climb the rock wall with the Rhode Island National Guard
Get moving with the YMCA of the East Bay’s Y on the Move Truck
Shop the great local tastes of Rhode Island at a special farmer’s market, brought to you by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture
Rocky Point State Point – Participate in the Third 2015 Great Outdoors Pursuit:
Rocky Point Park Amusement Ride Scavenger Hunt
Self-Guided Walk or Bike Ride along the Rocky Point shoreline
Picnic in the Park -Bring your own food or purchase from an on-site food truck
Sample a tasty snack made with local produce with Farm Fresh Rhode Island
Fish along the Rocky Point Shoreline
Check out books for sale on nature, animals, health and fitness by Usborne Books & More
Learn how to Navigate the Great Outdoors and about Scouting opportunities in your community with the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of Southern New England.
Meet Dave & Buster’s Street Team and play Plinko to win prizes
Enjoy entertaining Music and Make & Take Arts and Crafts
Recycle your old computers, TV’s, cell phones and other electronics at our free Electronics Recycling Drop Off
Explore environmental and nature topics with the University of Rhode Island 4-H Program
See sea creatures in the US EPA Atlantic Ecology Division’s touch tank
Learn about groundwater, recycling and other topics related the importance of environmental protection with DEM’s Waste Management Division
Learn about recycling and composting
Explore opportunities to make a difference with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State
Learn about active, dynamic gymnastics and dance programs offered by Aim High Academy
Child safety information available in Rhode Island Hospital’s 4-Safety Van
See a martial arts and kick-boxing demonstration with Mastery Martial Arts
Learn how to stay safe this summer with Rhode Island Hospital
Participate in brain injury prevention activities provided by Lifespan.
Stop by the Verizon booth
Participate in Raffles
Sand Sculpture Demonstration by Santasia’s Dick Huggins
Sand Sculpture Contest with Special Guest Judges Governor Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit
Explore Save the Bay’s Mobile Aquarium
Check out BIOMES Marine Biology Center’s seawater tubs, and look out for pass and membership giveaways!
Conduct hands-on science experiments with The Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography
Toss beach balls on the sand
Scarborough State Beaches
92 Pro FM’s Annual Flood Free Ride Beach Dig: 92 qualifiers will dig for the keys to a new car and win a two – year car lease!
SunSmarts Cancer Screening with the Rhode Island Department of Health and ABC 6
**All activities are subject to change**