Friday, August 5, 2016

Volunteer Organizer(s) Needed for Next Year’s Concerts

Do you enjoy planning events, checking-out the vibrant local music scene, and contributing to Providence’s summer arts calendar? If so, please consider volunteering to organize next year’s summer concert series!

This is the final year that our current volunteers will be managing the summer concerts and we need new volunteer(s) for the summer program to continue. If you would like to learn more about what the volunteer position entails, please contact Carolyn Beal.


Friday, June 17, 2016

2016 Summer Concert Schedule

We are delighted to announce our 2016 Celebrate Providence summer concert series! All concerts occur from 5:30pm-7:30pm and are free of charge.
·         Wednesday, July 13: The Red Pennys
·         Wednesday, July 27: Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch

While at the concert, enjoy a delicious dinner from a food truck! Healthy snacks will also be on sale, donated by our sponsor, Whole Foods Market University Heights.


The “Celebrate Providence” summer concert series is sponsored by the City of Providence, Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Department of Parks + Recreation, and the Partnershipfor Providence Parks

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

2016 Earth Day Clean-Up

Join us for our annual park Earth Day clean-up on Saturday, April 23 from 9:00am-12:00pm! Roll up your sleeves to help us get the park ready for Spring! Sample activities will be planting, mulching, and the general sprucing up of our landscape. If you have them, please bring gardening gloves, rakes, and other gardening tools. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Halloween Party and Parade

We are excited to announce our annual Halloween Party and Parade! Don't miss the festivities on Saturday, October 31 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Kids can join in on crafts, games, music with Yarmulkazi, eat pizza and healthy snacks, and join a neighborhood parade with What Cheer? Brigade.

The event is free and sponsored by Friends of Brown Street Park, Providence Parks + Recreation, East Side/Mt. Hope YMCA, Crossfit Providence, The Gordon School, The Providence Athenaeum, and Whole Foods Market University Heights.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Updated Summer Concert Schedule

The updated summer concert schedule is below:
Grab a delicious dinner from the Noble Knots food truck, too!

The “Celebrate Providence!” Neighborhood Performing Arts Series is sponsored by the City of Providence, Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Department of Parks & Recreation, and the Partnership for Providence Parks. Special thanks to Whole Foods Market University Heights for their support.


July 15 Concert Postponed

Due to the weather forecast for rain and thunderstorms tonight, the July 15 concert has been re-scheduled.

The updated summer concert schedule is below:

  • Wednesday, July 29 from 5:30pm-7:30pm: Ragged Company
  • Wednesday, August 12 from 5:30pm-7:30pm: Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch
  • Wednesday, September 2 from 5:30pm-7:00pm: Roz and the Rice Cakes

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

July 1 Concert is Happening

The weather is cooperating with us! Our July 1 concert with Nickel Jukebox is happening tonight from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Come to relax and enjoy their awesome Motown hits. The Noble Knots food truck will be curbside.

Healthy snacks will also be on sale, donated by our sponsor, Whole Foods Market University Heights.