Monday, September 13, 2010

September 2010 Newsbyte

September 19, National Neighborhood Day (2:30-5pm) & Raku Rhody-O (12-5pm)
Sunday, September 19th from 2:30-5:00
Please join the Friends of Brown Street Park for our 3rd Annual Neighborhood Day.  We really really need volunteers to help with the gardening.We will spruce up the park for fall and prepare it for winter. Enjoy the cool vibes of music by Tevallus, Mini Raku-Rhody-O, Kids Yoga, a clean-up scavenger hunt for kids and cheap snacks for sale. Sponsored by "Celebrate Providence!" Neighborhood Performing Arts Series and Whole Foods University Heights.

 4th Annual "Fiends" of Brown Street Park Halloween Parade and Celebration

Sunday October 31st, from 4p – 5:30pm
Angels and devils, villains and superheroes -- all are welcome at the 4th annual Fiends of Brown Street Park Children's Halloween Party and Parade,  Kids can join in on the ghoulish games, creepy crafts and demented decorating projects, while filling up on pizza and healthy snacks. At 5p, jump in as the one of our favorite marching bands honks, blasts and bangs their way along a neighborhood parade route. Consider it a wholesome warm-up to the night's main event. Please contact Jan Dane [] if you have scary skills you'd like to volunteer.

FBSP Fall Fitness and Program Schedule
5:30-6:30pm East Side/Mt. Hope YMCA Hybrid Training (no childcare) - ends 9/30

3:30 Young Warriors Yoga for 4-6 year olds - ends 10/28
4:30-5:30pm Crossfit Providence Boot Camp
5:30-6:30pm Crossfit Providence Boot Camp

7:30 -8:30am Adult Yogawith Kyle, Please registerprior to class - ends 9/30
3:30-4:15pm Athenaeum Story Hours with the fabulous Lindsey Shaw - ends 9/30

3:30 Peace Warriors for 7-10 year olds - ends 10/28
6:30am Crossfit Providence Boot Camp
5:30pm Crossfit Providence Boot Camp
6:15pm Crossfit Providence Boot Camp

All classes, events and activities are free with the exception of Crossfit classes. Contact Mike@crossfitprovidence.comfor information on cost and session duration. You must register for classes with Kyle and for YMCA free childcare. Please show up to the YMCA classes a few minutes early to complete a registration form if you need childcare. You do not have to be a YMCA member to join classes. Kids should bring a mat, eye pillow or small towel and water if possible to yoga classes.
Brown Street Park is a success because of the wonderful volunteers who donate their time. If you are interested in helping out, please let us know. Volunteers are needed to help with gardening and lead arts and fitness activities for children. We also need master gardeners or landscapers to volunteer to do extra upkeep on our grounds! Check out our website for other opportunities too ( Email if you would like to be added to our email list or sign up on the website.

You can support the FBSP when you collect your Eastside Marketplace receipts for "The Friendship Fund." Please give or mail your receipts to Wendy Nilsson 30 Pratt Street, Providence, RI 02904. Eastside Marketplace will then make a donation equivalent to 1% of the total to Friends of Brown Street Park to support our revitalization efforts. Thanks to all of you who have saved receipts on our behalf!

If you've enjoyed events at the Park, please consider becoming a volunteer or donor. Visit our website at to learn more. Friends of Brown Street Park is a 501C(3) non-profit organization. All donations to the group are tax-deductible.

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