2018 Eat Play Learn: Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative

Celebrate Providence! Harriet & Sayles Park August 6 2014

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Partnership for Providence Parks are pleased to announce the 2018 Eat Play Learn: Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative.

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative celebrates the culture and creativity rooted in Providence neighborhoods through performances in local parks. Organizations receiving a grant to participate in the initiative this year include Family Service of Rhode Island, Jazz is a Rainbow, JUMP! Dance Company, Kennedy PTA, One Neighborhood Builders, Providence Children’s Film Festival, Peral Street, Project 401, RI Latino Arts, PVD Summer Meals and the West Broadway Neighborhood Association. All events are located in public parks and are free and open to the public.

THIS WEEK IN THE PARKS…

THIS WEEK IN THE PARKS:
Tuesday July 17th
Fargnoli Park
5PM – 7PM
This will be the second of 5 park performances! Movies, music, hot dogs and more!
6PM-8PM Natural Element Reggae band, face-painting and activities by Providence Children Museum
Movies at Sunset:   Jurassic Park
Wednesday July 18th
 
Party in the Park at Father Lennon Park!
11AM-1PM
The Summer Meals program is throwin’ a party at Camden Ave Park!
All kids get a free lunch.
Face Painting
A Play Corp Kids Parade
Games and more with Y on the Move.
Look for these great events every Wednesday at a different park throughout the summer.
To get the full schedule of  Parties in the Parks and much more go to http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Thursday July 19th
 
West Side Thursdays at Dexter Training Ground
5PM
Come down and dance to the energy filled performances of Latin musician Roberto Arias y su Alebreke While enjoying  all Dexter Training grounds has to offer
  • Armory Farmer’s Market 3:30-7:00PM
  • Kids Activities 5:00-7:00PM
  • Bocce balls & chess sets available for rent
Burnside Music Series presents:
5:30PM
The Huntress & Holder of Hands
This supergroup of musicians features guitars, fiddle, cello, upright bass and inimitable vocal harmonies, led by Morgan Eve Swain of Brown Bird. Special guest, Michelle Cruz and The Whale Guitar Project.
Night Lights
Following the concert: Movie Night with Providence Children’s Film Festival Presenting: Providence Children’s Film Festival/DPPC Stop Motion Heroes (short film) followed by the feature film:
Monty Python & The Holy Grail (1975)
Special environmental networking night features an assortment of local environmental groups. Bring your own beer mug for a chance to be entered in a raffle to win a prize bag full of earth friendly prizes. Ride you bike and park it at the bike valet! Food truck: Fork in the Rhode

 

CHRONOLOGICAL SCHEDULE
Day Date What/ who Where Time Website
JULY
Tuesday 10 Kennedy PTA Fargnoli Park 5PM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fargnoli-Park/159604707431233
Wednesday 11 Movies in the Park Donigian Park sunset: 8:22-8:56 http://providencechildrensfilmfestival.org/
Wednesday 11 Party in The Park Bucklin Park 11AM-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Thursday 12 West Side Thursdays Dexter Park 5PM-7PM https://www.wbna.org/calendar
Thursday 12 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
Saturday 14 Project 401 Riverside park 2PM-6PM https://www.project401.org/
Tuesday 17 Kennedy PTA Fargnoli Park 5PM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fargnoli-Park/159604707431233
Wednesday 18 Family Service of RI Harriet & Sayles 5PM-7PM https://www.familyserviceri.org/news
Wednesday 18 Party in The Park Camden Ave/ Father lennon 11AM-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Thursday 19 West Side Thursdays Dexter Park 5PM-7PM https://www.wbna.org/calendar
Sunday 22 Opera In the Park Hopkins Square Park 5PM-7PM N/A
Tuesday 24 Kennedy PTA Fargnoli Park 5PM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fargnoli-Park/159604707431233
Wednesday 25 Movies in the Park Riverside park sunset: 8:12-8:44 http://providencechildrensfilmfestival.org/
Wednesday 25 Party in The Park Pastore Park 11AM-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Thursday 26 West Side Thursdays Dexter Park 5PM-7PM https://www.wbna.org/calendar
Thursday 26 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
Friday 27 RI Latino Arts/ The Tempest Roger Williams Park, Broad Street Entrance 7PM-10PM http://www.rilatinoarts.org/RILatinoArtsCalendar.html
Saturday 28 Project 401 Riverside park 2PM-6PM https://www.project401.org/
Saturday 28 African Bash Richardson park 10AM-8PM http://www.oasis4refugees.org/index.php
Sunday 29 Opera In the Park Hopkins Square Park 5PM-7PM N/A
AUGUST
Wednesday 1 Party in The Park Nuetacunkanut 11AM-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Wednesday 1 Movies in the Park Lippit Park sunset: 6:46-7:14 http://providencechildrensfilmfestival.org/
Thursday 2 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
Wednesday 8 Movies in the Park Joslin Street Sunset: 7:57 – 8:28 http://providencechildrensfilmfestival.org/
Wednesday 8 Party in The Park Billy Taylor Park 11AM-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Thursday 9 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
Thursday 9 Jazz is a Rainbow: Ella Prospect Park 5:30PM-7PM http://www.stagesoffreedom.org/
Friday 10 Jazz is a Rainbow: Ella Prospect Park 5:30PM-7PM http://www.stagesoffreedom.org/
Saturday 11 Project 401 Riverside park 2PM-6PM https://www.project401.org/
Wednesday 15 Family Service of RI Harriet & Sayles 5PM-7PM https://www.familyserviceri.org/news
Wednesday 15 Movies in the Park 1 Wallace Street Sunset: 7:47-8:17 http://providencechildrensfilmfestival.org/
Wednesday 15 Party in The Park Davis Park 11Am-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Saturday 19 Project 401 Riverside park 2PM-6PM https://www.project401.org/
Thursday 19 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
Tuesday 21 Kennedy PTA Fargnoli Park 5PM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fargnoli-Park/159604707431233
Wednesday 22 Party in The Park Harriet & Sayles 5PM-7PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Wednesday 22 Movies in the Park Lippit Park sunset: 6:46-7:14 http://providencechildrensfilmfestival.org/
Thursday 23 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
Friday 24 Kennedy PTA Fargnoli Park 5PM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fargnoli-Park/159604707431233
Saturday 25 Project 401 TBD 2PM-6PM https://www.project401.org/
Saturday 25 Billy Taylor Day Billy Taylor Park 10AM-8PM https://www.facebook.com/MHNAinc/
Tuesday 28 Kennedy PTA Fargnoli Park 5PM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fargnoli-Park/159604707431233
Wednesday 29 Party in The Park General Street 11AM-1PM Summer meals partnership ___ http://eatplaylearnpvd.com/
Thursday 30 Burnside Music Series Burnside Park 5:30PM-7PM http://provparksconservancy.org/visit/music/
SEPTEMBER
Sunday 23 Jump dance Co. Nuetacunkanut 1PM-5PM http://jumpdanceco.org/
SPONSORS

Each event we produce requires a tremendous amount of support from our partners and sponsors, without them these amazing events could not happen. Thank you for everything you do!