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Friday, February, 09, 2018

Sixth Annual Earth Day celebration and Spring Clean-Up to take place on Saturday, April 28th 9am-12pm

Join Mayor Jorge O. Elorza for the 6th annual citywide celebration of Earth Day, a day dedicated to cleaning up green spaces and neighborhoods and celebrating the community groups that make Providence’s public spaces vibrant. Providence Earth Day Spring Cleaning 2018 is planned in collaboration with the Partnership for Providence Parks, the Providence Parks Department, […]

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Tuesday, October, 03, 2017

Mayor Elorza Announces Fall Recreation Programs

Registration Opens October 2nd for More Than 20 Free Programs for Residents PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the City of Providence Recreation Department’s fall registration is now open for city residents of all ages. This will be the third year the City has offered fall recreation opportunities at Providence Recreation Centers. “Providence […]

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Tuesday, February, 21, 2017

Celebrate Providence!

The Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative is a partnership among Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence, Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism, the Department of Providence Parks and the Partnership for Providence Parks. This initiative encourages Providence-based organizations and artists to create public programming for the City’s diverse neighborhoods in Providence Parks. Click here […]

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Friday, April, 27, 2012

City of Providence Celebrates Arbor Day in Bucklin Park

The Arbor Day Foundation has designated Providence as a “Tree City USA” community for the 26th consecutive year and awarded the Providence Forestry Division with its ‘Growth Award’ in recognition of the division’s environmental improvement, urban forestry management and tree care. In celebration, community members and the City Parks Department partnered today to plant 29 […]

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