Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined representatives from the Providence Public School Department (PPSD), Generation Teach program Founder and CEO Laura Zahn, participants of the GT STEAM Academy, and community members at Nathan Bishop Middle School to proclaim July 8-13 National Summer Learning Week in Providence.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced a slate of robust summer opportunities available to Providence families as part of the City’s EAT, PLAY, LEARN summer programming campaign. This year’s diverse offerings include the free Summer Meals program, engaging recreation and parks programming including access to public pools and waterparks beginning July 1, and a new series of performance arts celebrations hosted in neighborhood parks.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased to announce the City’s annual Independence Day Celebration will be held at India Point Park on Thursday, July 4th beginning at 7:00 pm (rain date July 5). The event will feature family-friendly activities, live entertainment and a fireworks display. This event is free and open to the public.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined members of the Providence City Council, Healthy Communities Director Ellen Cynar, elected, public health and safety officials from across New England, program participants, as well as community partners at Messer Street Fire Station to announce Providence Safe Stations’ 100th visit and award Providence State Opioid Response funds to address opioid overdoses in Providence.
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