2019 Ely Neighborhood Performing Arts Celebrations

PLEASE NOTE ALL EVENTS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 HAVE BEEN MOVED TO THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS.

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Partnership for Providence Parks with support from the Parks Department, , and The Office of Economic Opportunity are pleased to announce the 2019 Eat Play Learn: Ely Neighborhood Performing Arts Celebrations.

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s Ely Neighborhood Performing Arts Celebrations are intended to honor the culture, creativity and passion rooted in Providence neighborhoods through performances in local parks. Organizations receiving a grant to participate in the in celebrations this year include Family Service of Rhode Island, Jazz is a Rainbow, Providence Children’s Film Festival, Encore Opera, and West Broadway Neighborhood Association. All events are located in public parks and are free and open to the public.

Additional Neighborhood Performances will be taking place throughout the summer so be sure to check back here to stay updated with the latest schedule!

FULL SCHEDULE

Date Event Location Organization Time
June 27th West Side Thursdays-Salsa Night Dexter Training Ground Park West Broadway Neighborhood Association 5:30-7:00pm
July 10th Party in the Park Bucklin Park Partnership for Providence Parks 11:00am-1:00pm
July 10th Summer Block Party Harriet and Sayles Park Family Service of Rhode Island 5:00-7:30pm
July 11th West Side Thursdays- Sidy Maiga and Afrimanding Drumming Dexter Training Ground Park West Broadway Neighborhood Association

 

5:30pm-7:00pm
July 14th Encore Opera-“The Magic Flute” Hopkins Square Encore Opera 5:00pm-7:00pm
July 16th ArtCorps Pop Up Brian M. Duggan Tot Lot ArtCorps 11:00am-1:00pm
July 17th Party in the Park Camden Ave Partnership for Providence Parks 11:00am-1:00pm
July 17th “Under the Stars” Movie Presentation of Bodies in Motion Lippitt Park Providence Children’s Film Festival 8:30pm-10:00pm
July 18th ArtCorps Pop Up Neutaconkanut Park ArtCorps 11:00am-1:00pm
July 19th Brown Street Park Children’s Concert Brown Street Park College Hill Neighborhood Association 3:00-8:00pm
July 23rd ArtCorps Pop Up General Street Park ArtCorps 10:00am-12:00pm
July 24th Party in the Park Fargnoli Park Partnership for Providence Parks 11:00am-1:00pm
July 24th Outdoor Movie Presentation Donigian Park The Providence Children’s Film Festival and Councilwoman Sabina Matos 4:00-10:00pm
July 25th ArtCorps Pop Up Viscolosi Park ArtCorps 10:00am-2:00pm
July 26th ArtCorps Pop Up Miguel Luna Park ArtCorps 9:30am-11:30am
July 27th African Bash Richardson Park Oasis International 10:00am-6:00pm
July 30th Mayor’s Barbeque Camden Avenue Park: Elmhurst Mayor Jorge O. Elorza 5:00pm-7:30pm
July 31st Party in the Park Joslin Park:  Olneyville Partnership for Providence Parks 11:00am-1:00pm

 

August 1st ArtCorps Pop Up Columbia Park Playground: Washington Park ArtCorps 10:00am-1:00pm
August 1st West Side Thursdays-The Horse Eyed Men Dexter Training Ground Park: West End West Broadway Neighborhood Association 5:30-7:00pm
August 2nd Inspiring Minds/ArtCorps Bailey Elementary School: Lower South Providence ArtCorps 1:00pm-3:00pm
August 2nd Outdoor Movie Screening: The Princess Bride Roger Williams Park: South Elmwood The Providence Children’s Film Festival and the  Roger William’s Park Conservancy 8:15pm-10:15pm
August 6th Mayor’s Barbeque West End Recreation Center: West End Mayor Jorge O. Elorza 5:00pm-7:30pm
August 7th Party in the Park Billy Taylor Park: Mount Hope Partnership for Providence Parks 11:00am-1:00pm
August 7th Pops Concert Roger Williams Park: South Elmwood Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra 7:00pm
August 8th Jazz is a Rainbow: “Sounds of the 60s” Prospect Terrace Park: College Hill Stages of Freedom 5:30pm-6:30pm
August 9th Jazz is a Rainbow: “Sounds of the 60s” Prospect Terrace Park: College Hill

 

 

Stages of Freedom 5:30pm-6:30pm
August 13th Mayor’s Barbeque Miguel Luna Park: Elmwood Mayor Jorge O. Elorza 11:00am-4:30pm
August 14th Recreation End of Summer Super Party Roger Williams Park: South Elmwood Recreation Department 10:00am-2:00pm
August 15th ArtCorps Pop Up Reservoir Park-Niantic Avenue: Reservoir ArtCorps 11:00am-1:00pm
August 16th Outdoor Movie Screening: Coco Roger Williams Park: South Elmwood The Providence Children’s Film Festival and The Roger William’s Park Conservancy 8:00pm-10:00pm
August 21st Party in the Park Harriet & Sayles Park: Lower South Providence Partnership for Providence Parks 11:00am-1:00pm
August 21st “Under the Stars” Movie Presentation of Jumanji Lippitt Park: Hope Providence Children’s Film Festival 8:15pm-10:15pm
August 29th Outdoor Movie Presentation: Mary Poppins Returns
Wallace Street Park: Silver Lake Providence Children’s Film Festival and Councilwoman Sabina Matos 7:45pm-9:45pm
August 30th Outdoor Movie Presentation: Jaws Roger Williams Park: South Elmwood Providence Children’s Film Festival and the Roger Williams Park Conservancy 7:30pm-9:30pm
September 6th Outdoor Movie Presentation: Mary Poppins Returns
Riverside Park: Olneyville Providence Children’s Film Festival and Councilwoman Sabina Matos 7:30pm-9:30pm
September 7th Pearl Street Block Party Pearl Street: Upper South Providence Councilwoman Harris 11:00am-3:00pm

 

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