Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Spooky Streets House Decorating Contest - Register to Enter by October 23rd

Help us turn College Hill into a ghoulish scene this Halloween. The spookiest house wins prizes! 

Deadline to enter: October 23rd. 

Decorate your house & add it to the map via by October 23rd. 

The winner will be announced on Halloween!

Contest is open to residents of the "Fiends of Brown Street Park" Spooky Streets boundaries: bordered by Olney Street, Benefit Street, Angell Street, and Thayer Street.

A team of judges and popular Instagram/Facebook vote will select the winner. 

The Friends of Brown Street Park's Spooky Streets House Decorating Contest is also supported by the College Hill Neighborhood Association, Mile of History Association, Partnership for Providence Parks, Providence Department of Recreation.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020


Join us for a socially distant Park Planting and Plant Exchange Day. Bring your clearly marked bulbs, hostas, daylilies, perennials, collected seeds, and outdoor plant divisions to plant along the park’s fence line or exchange and find something new that you have been waiting for! Please make sure to reference locally invasive species if you are unsure:

BAG, TAG, and DRAG your offerings to trade or give away to other gardeners. No money is involved, come with your plants and enjoy a socially distant planting or exchange. Please label all of your plants!

We ask that you please stay home if you have tested positive for COVID, are currently experiencing COVID symptoms, have been in close contact with a positive COVID case, or have otherwise been instructed to quarantine. All attendees must wear face coverings and will be asked for provide contact information for contact tracing purposes.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Friends of Brown Street Park and CHNA are excited to partner with the Providence Parks Department in co-hosting a Zoom community meeting at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, May 20 to review and provide feedback on three concepts for a revitalized Brown Street Park.
We apologize for the short notice, but with next week being a short week due to the Memorial Day Holiday and The Providence Parks Dept's deadline for funding looming, we need feedback as soon as possible.
We are hoping you can join the call and offer feedback on the proposals. Please help get the word out to your neighbors!!
Join Zoom Meeting…
Meeting ID: 835 2408 5740
Password: BrownSt
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2022 Movie Night in the Park Summer Series

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