Thursday, September 6, 2018

2018 Halloween Party & Parade


It is on! We are excited to announce our annual Halloween Party and Parade! Don't miss the festivities on Wednesday, October 31 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Kids can join in on crafts, games, eat pizza and snacks, and then join a neighborhood parade with the amazing band, Hot Tamale Brass Band. The event is free and is supported by Friends of Brown Street Park, Admiral Packaging, The Gordon SchoolProvidence Parks + Recreation, Partnership for Providence Parks, Squashbusters, and the Downtown Providence Parks Conservatory.


Call for Event Volunteers!
We are in desperate need of volunteers to help our event run smoothly! This is a great opportunity for a parent, grandparent, older sibling, or community member to help us during the event. Please visit this link to view and sign-up for volunteer opportunities!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Earth Day Clean-Up: April 28 at 9:00am

Join us for our annual Earth Day Clean-Up on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00am-12:00pm (it is youth-led!). 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!

This is part of a city-wide initiative. Registration is not required to volunteer, but is appreciated for planning purposes: http://www.providenceri.gov/2018-providence-earth-day-spring-cleaning/.

Monday, September 18, 2017

2017 Halloween Party and Parade

We are excited to announce our annual Halloween Party and Parade! Don't miss the festivities on Tuesday, October 31 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Kids can join in on crafts, games, eat pizza and snacks, and then join a neighborhood parade with the amazing marching band, What Cheer? Brigade. The event is free and is supported by Friends of Brown Street Park, Stop & Shop, Admiral Packaging, Providence Parks + Recreation, Partnership for Providence ParksEast Side/Mt. Hope YMCA, Providence Rotary Interact Club, Providence Healthy Communities OfficeThe Wheeler School, The Gordon SchoolTropical Smoothie Cafe, and Eastside Marketplace.

Call for Donations!
This GoFundMe is to raise the necessary funds to pay for an amazing local marching band that will lead a neighborhood parade, food and beverage that will be provided for free to attendees, and little Halloween treats. Please consider donating!


Call for Event Volunteers!
We are in desperate need of volunteers to help our event run smoothly! This is a great opportunity for a parent, grandparent, older sibling, or community member to help us during the event. Please visit this link to view and sign-up for volunteer opportunities!


Monday, July 24, 2017

EVENT CANCELLED! Celebrate Providence! PCFF in the Park

TONIGHT'S EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!

We are excited to announce that the Providence Children's Film Festival will have a FREE screening at Brown Street Park on Wednesday, August 2 at 8:00pm. Please bring lawn chairs/blankets and join us for this lovely evening! Please visit the Providence Children's Film Festival website to learn more about additional PCFF events occurring in the Providence parks.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Halloween Party and Parade

We are excited to announce our annual Halloween Party and Parade! This is the 10 year anniversary! Don't miss the festivities on Monday, October 31 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Kids can join in on crafts, games, eat pizza and snacks, enjoy Klezmer music, and then join a neighborhood parade with the amazing marching band, What Cheer? Brigade.

The event is free and sponsored by Friends of Brown Street Park, SNS, Dunkin' Donuts, Providence Parks + RecreationEast Side/Mt. Hope YMCACrossfit Providence, The Wheeler SchoolThe Gordon School, and Whole Foods Market University Heights.

Call for Event Volunteers!
We are in desperate need of volunteers to help our event run smoothly! This is a great opportunity for a parent, grandparent, older sibling, or community member to help us during the event. Please visit this link to view and sign-up for volunteer opportunities!

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