Kennedy Plaza Week!

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Summer’s here and Kennedy Plaza’s summer activities are getting into full swing this week.

Kennedy Plaza

Monthly Market Bazaar June 1st

Please join us on the first Tuesday of the month from 11am-5pm for the Monthly Market Bazaar on the sidewalk along Burnside Park.

(June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5).

We’ve got a host of great vendors lined up including delicious food, antiques, books, accessories, art, merchandise — and fun!

Noon Tunes June 2nd

This Wednesday Lunchtime series kicks off with a very special performance!

The Big 5 will play outside by the fountain in Burnside Park from 12-1pm on Wednesday, June 2nd. Featuring members of Sierre Leone’s Refugee All Stars, this stateside incarnation is dubbed “The Big 5 – Africans on Vacation” and also includes local RI musicians in this 8 member line-up. Not to be missed!

Grab your lunch from a Kennedy Plaza vendor and take a break outside for this great performance.

Beer Garden June 3rd

Relax with this after-work music series every Thursday between 4:30-7:30pm.

Check out bands and DJs from all over New England before you head to dinner and outdoor movies! Free!

Here’s the June schedule:
June 3: WBRU presents: Infusion Experience
June 10: Double Decker Dance Band
June 17: Afrosonic Collective
June 24: Superchief Trio

This year’s sponsors include WBRU, Providence Monthly, Sam Adams and Waterplace Restaurant.

More info at Greater Kennedy Plaza

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Jef Nickerson

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Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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