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!