Monday, October 31, 2011

Fall at Brown Street Park


Fitness

Workout at the park for free! Our extraordinary community partner, the East Side/Mt.Hope YMCA offers free fitness classes at the Brown Street Park. You do not have to be a Y member to participate. Hybrid fitness classes are happening now on Mondays at 5:30 PM and Fridays at 7:30 AM. The Monday hybrid fitness class includes free child care for children ages 2 +.

Adult and Family yoga classes are being added to the fitness schedule.
Monday Morning Meditation is happening Mondays at 7:30 AM.

CrossFit Providence teaches its Bootcamp workout at the park throughout the summer and Jon Montalbano is teaching Parkour every Saturday.

Story Hour

Wednesdays at 4:00, starting June 22. It’s that time again! Brown Street Park welcomes all to join the Athenaeum Story and Craft Hour in the cool of the afternoon. Meet Lindsay under the trees for lively stories and simple craft activities every Wednesday through the summer. If the weather looks poor please call Lindsay at 421-6970



Halloween Party

Monday, October 31st, from 4p – 5:30pm. Angels and devils, villains and superheroes -- all are welcome at the 5th 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 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 wendy@friendsofbrownstreetpark if you have scary skills you’d like to volunteer.

Sponsored by “Fiends” of Brown Street Park, Mt Hope YMCA, Crossfit Providence and Whole Foods University Heights, and Providence Atheneaum.


Free, but donations are always nice!

Friday, October 28, 2011

October Update - Halloween Party Info!! (Volunteers needed)

5th Annual "Fiends" of BSP Halloween Party and Parade!!
Angels and devils, villains and superheroes -- all are welcome at the 5th annual Fiends of Brown Street Park Children’s Halloween Party and Parade, Monday, October 31st, from 4p – 5:30p. 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 WHAT CHEER BRIGADE, blasts and bangs their way along a neighborhood parade route. Consider it a wholesome warm-up to the night’s main event. Please contact wendy@friendsofbrownstreetpark.org if you have scary skills you’d like to volunteer.
Sponsored by “Fiends” of Brown Street Park, Mt Hope YMCA, Wheeler School, Providence Parks Department, Providence Athenaeum, Crossfit Providence, Whole Foods University Heights, and so many helpful friends of BSP.

Hey Providence, It's You're Birthday! 
Join Mayor Angel Taveras At Providence's 375th Birthday Party.  Over the past 6 months, Providence has celebrated 375 years of a rich, quirky history with story, song, dance and just about everything in between. We're coming together for one last hurrah on November 22nd to wish Providence a Happy Birthday in a truly unique way. Join Mayor Angel Taveras at the Providence Performing Arts Center for this Birthday Party, featuring performances by Deer Tick, Area 401, the 'Mericans and the Barr Brothers, a birthday cake competition, a food truck face-off, multi-cultural performances and a fantastic photo booth where you and your friends can create your own memories of this once-in-a lifetime experience!http://www.ppacri.org/events/detail/providence-375-birthday-bash

Help another great Providence Park
Vote for the Accessible Playground Project in Fox Point! The CLOROX Power a Bright Future Program!

Dear FBSP,
You can help Cabral Park in Fox Point win $50,000 for the Accessible Playground Project at Cabral Park by voting in a competition sponsored by Clorox.com. The nomination with the highest total number of vote’s wins. Winners will be announced in January 2012. Please vote once a day from October 24 – December 9 (you must be 13 yrs).
Vote by text: clorox5409 to 44144
Or, vote online at:
http://www.powerabrightfuture.com/gallery/detail/?nid=1506[TIP -- You have to register before you can start voting online. It is easiest to register if you login to Clorox with your Facebook account details.]
Please vote once a day through 12/9!
Thank you for your help!
Kate Wodehouse

THANK YOU
So much to be thank ful for at BSP.....to all who came to help with our October Fall Cleanup
to amy Dickenson for Coming from Kaboom in DC to visit and video Brown Street Park, To Cat Sutton and Christy Claussen at the YMCA for outstanding fitness classes, to Brad Marsters for being there for Meditation every Monday morning, to Jonathan Montalbano for his excellent Parkour class, and to all of you that come to relax, play and experience BSP whenever you can.

Fitness classes still going on
FREE Saturday Parkour in the Park 11AM (note time change)
Local gymnast and Parkour enthusiast Jon Montalbano is leading FREE Parkour classes . Even if you're not ready to try Parkour, Jonathan is fun to watch!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Annual Halloween Party and Parade! Monday, October 31st, from 4p – 5:30p

Angels and devils, villains and superheroes -- all are welcome at the

5th annual Fiends of Brown Street Park Children’s Halloween Party and Parade

Monday, October 31st, from 4p – 5:30p. 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 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 wendy@friendsofbrownstreetpark if you have scary skills you’d like to volunteer.



Sponsored by “Fiends” of Brown Street Park, Mt Hope YMCA, Crossfit Providence and Whole Foods University Heights, and Providence Atheneaum.

Visit www.friendsofbrownstreetpark.org for more details.

Free, but donations are always nice!