What a Creative City!
The Partnership for Providence Parks, along with the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and Providence Parks Department, was thrilled to bring visual artist Nina Bovasso to the annual City Tree Lighting festivities at The Providence Rink at the Bank of America City Center on Saturday December 7.City of Providence Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday December 7th from 6-7pm Providence Rink in Bank of America City Center All ages. Free.
Mayor Angel Taveras invites families and residents to the Providence Rink to kick-off the festive season of shopping and homecomings in the state Capital. This year’s tree lighting ceremony will be emceed by the Mayor and NBC10′s Morning anchor, Barbara Morse Silva. Tony, the Dancing Cop, will be stationed at Washington and Dorrance at 5:30pm to welcome guests. The ceremony will feature performances by RPM Voices, the Brown University Skating Band and the Sackett Street School Choir. A figure skating demonstration by regional award winners will follow the ceremony, and Santa will be on the ice when public skating resumes. For more information check out the Facebook Event page!
We hope to celebrate with you on the Plaza this weekend!
Thanks to all who volunteered for the Color Run to benefit the Partnership for Providence Parks. We are so grateful to all of you!.
Thank you to all who made Playful Providence Weekend 2013 a success. Pictures on Facebook. Thank you Chamomile Hixon and Helene Miller for the Fabulous Present
Click here for a schedule of Playful Providence events happening at parks and recreation venues across the city. Click here for a Spanish version
Harriet and Sayles event to be rescheduled to October 19th
Playful Providence is a 5-month citywide celebration of play commemorating Providence’s status as a Playful City, a recognition that honors cities and towns that make play a priority. Playful Providence is planned by the Partnership for Providence Parks in collaboration with Providence Children’s Museum, the City of Providence (Department of Parks and Recreation, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, Healthy Communities Office and Office of Sustainability), Providence parks groups, Kidoinfo and other partners.
This summer, discover Providence Parks. There are so many things going on in our City Parks and more listed in Events and Posts here! Also, check out all the free fitness classes.