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2018 GrowSmartRI Power of Place Summit – March 29, 2018

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In the two years since our last Power of Place Summit, Rhode Island has experienced some very positive developments. Our economy is stronger, cranes are once again on the downtown skyline, our quality of place is the subject of numerous magazine articles and new companies and industries are choosing our state as a place to locate, create jobs and grow.

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Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation – April 26-28, 2018

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Registration is open for Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation, planned for Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28. This groundbreaking event is organized by Latinos in Heritage Conservation, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Encuentro is the 33rd Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference and LHC’s 3rd National Convening. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the Commission.

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Providence Preservation Society Winter Bash – March 3, 2018

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Providence Preservation Society will hold its Winter Bash fundraiser, a three- time Best of RI award winner, on Saturday, March 3 from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. at ALCO, 317 Iron Horse Way. Now in its 15th year, the themed celebration showcases the potential in old city buildings and forwards the PPS mission to improve Providence through historic preservation and thoughtful design and planning.

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Providence Preservation Society Symposium – October 18 & 21, 2017

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Press release from Providence Preservation Society: Providence Symposium Examines Historic Preservation and Urban Displacement PPS Presents Free Programs with Local and National Experts on October 18 and 21 The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) presents the 2017 Providence Symposium, Sites and Stories: Mapping a Preservation Ecosystem, October 18 and 21 in Fox Point. The program examines how to preserve sites and …

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2017 Providence 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

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Image from Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism by Michael Christofaro The City of Providence will celebrate with fireworks, food, music, and more at India Point Park on July 4th. Details from the Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased …

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Jane’s Walk – May 5-7, 2017

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Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures during Jane’s Walk, a global festival on the first weekend in May! Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk promotes urban literacy by encouraging people to get out and explore their neighborhoods.