Saturday, July 19, 2014

Summer Concert Series: Updated Schedule

We have a new date for our line-up at this year's 2014 summer concert series! Each concert is free and will be from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

July 30: Smith & Weeden
August 13: Ravi Shavi
August 20: Jetty
August 27: Joe's Backyard Band

The “Celebrate Providence!” Neighborhood Performing Arts Series is sponsored by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, Providence Parks & Recreation, and the Partnership for Providence Parks. Snacks and beverages from our featured sponsor, Whole Foods Market University Heights will be available for a small donation and "Rosie", RISD's food truck, will be curbside.



Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tonight's Concert is Cancelled

Due to the weather, tonight's summer concert has been cancelled. We will be announcing a rain date shortly, and will update our schedule. We look forward to seeing you at our next concert, on Wednesday, July 30 at 5:30pm!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

2014 Celebrate Providence! Neighborhood Performing Arts Series


We are delighted to announce the line-up for our 2014 summer concert series! Each concert is free and will be from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

July 16: Ragged Company
July 30: Smith and Weeden
August 13: Ravi Shavi
August 27: Joe's Backyard Band


The “Celebrate Providence!” Neighborhood Performing Arts Series is sponsored by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, Providence Parks & Recreation, and the Partnership for Providence Parks. Snacks and beverages from our featured sponsor, Whole Foods University Heights, will be available for a small donation and a food truck will be curbside.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Annual Earth Day Spring Cleaning

Join us on Saturday, April 26 from 9:00am-12:00pm for our annual Earth Day Spring Cleaning! 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. 

Lunch will be provided at 12:00pm, as a thank you to our volunteers! We look forward to seeing you there!

Monday, October 7, 2013

Halloween Celebration and Parade

All are welcome to attend the 7th Annual "Fiends" of Brown Street Park Children's Halloween Celebration and Parade. It is occurring on Thursday, October 31 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Kids can join in on the ghoulish games and creepy crafts while filling up on pizza and healthy snacks. At 5:00pm, join in on a neighborhood parade, as one of our favorite neighborhood bands honks, blasts, and bangs their way along the parade route.

In addition, there will be a free autumn garlic planting workshop, courtesy of Southside Community Land Trust.

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

Friday, September 20, 2013

Playful Providence on September 21

Join us on Saturday, September 21 from 11:00am-2:00pm for our Playful Providence events! We will have a children's obstacle course brought to us by Rhode Island Parkour and Rhode Island Street Gym plus a mural creation. For an entire list of Playful Providence activities, visit here.

Monday, August 12, 2013


Join us from 5:30pm-7:30pm on August 21 to enjoy the Superchief Trio. The band features a unique combination of two-fisted piano, red hot trombone, blazing guitar, rock solid bass, powerful vocals and frenzied percussion antics.  In addition, be sure to grab a delicious dinner from the RISD food truck, “Rosie”.  The tacos are amazing. The “Celebrate Providence!” Neighborhood Performing Arts Series is sponsored by the City of Providence, Mayor Angel Taveras, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Department of Parks & Recreation, and the Partnership for Providence Parks. Special thanks to Whole Foods University Heights for their support.