Month: March 2019

Earth Day Birthday

Earth Day Birthday

Monday, March 18, 2019

We’re kicking off our 50th Anniversary Celebration with a family-friendly Earth Day Birthday Party! Join Save The Bay for our Earth Day Birthday party: a FREE family-friendly, 50th anniversary kick-off event held at our Exploration Center & Aquarium on Easton’s Beach in Newport, R.I. on Saturday, April 27. Help us tackle a morning beach cleanup … Read More

Mutiny at Bay Camp

Friday, March 15, 2019

Twas the summer of ’18 and all through the Bay, Kids were running wild on a warm summer day. We had stopped by Rose Island, to learn of it’s wonder, Who could have known this would be such a blunder? After a tour in the barracks of the past, The campers rebelled, in an instant, … Read More

Josh C.

Friday, March 15, 2019

One of my favorite memories on the bay is kayaking with my dog Rocco. He was a young boxer pup at the time and we weren’t really sure how well or if he could swim at all, so my buddy and I tossed an extra life jacket on him, put him in my inflatable raft … Read More

Jackie C.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

One of my favorite memories of Narragansett Bay was a perfect summer day in New England with my family a couple years ago. We went on a friend’s boat, the kids swam in the water and played by the shore and we enjoyed dinner at an outdoor restaurant overlooking the Bay. We went home smelling … Read More


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Narragansett Bay has always meant wonderful opportunities to enjoy the water, and every year I create a new wonderful memory. As I matured into adulthood, I developed a growing appreciation for what the Bay means to the state. It truly is a part of the body of Rhode Island, and from an economic standpoint, even … Read More


Thursday, March 14, 2019

It’s so hard to pick a favorite memory of Narragansett Bay! That’s because most of my favorite days include being at Narragansett Bay, enjoying it with my family. My favorite activities include boating, swimming, fishing or teaching about the Bay! It’s so great to pass along my love for the bay to my family and … Read More

Jerry, the diamondback terrapin

This March: The Terrific Turtles of Narragansett Bay

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium is putting the turtles of the Narragansett Bay watershed at the center of this March’s programming! Learn about a variety of local turtles and their adaptations to life in the Bay, participate in a turtle-food-themed scavenger hunt, listen to a turtle story, or craft a paper-bowl turtle!

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.