Governor’s Bay Day Activities

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

Roger Wheeler

 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**