The President’s budget, pedestrians first policy in Chicago, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Providence is one of 20 finalists in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge. Mayor Taveras has submitted a plan to increase school readiness and literacy for the city’s youngest children.
Yes, you can check out a “living book” at PCL! – Modeled on the newest concept in library services — borrowing people with your library card — the raffle at The Great Checkout will allow library supporters to “check out” real life experiences with well-known Rhode Island entertainers, scientists, elected officials, historians, artists, and other fascinating people.
The City needs a tree and is asking residents to nominate their own 35-foot to 45-foot spruce or fir trees that they wish to remove from their property.
Provision is a mealtime gathering of community members hungry for both delicious food and new creative projects. We offer a dining experience that includes homemade soup, bread, dessert, and entertainment – and the chance to democratically fund emerging projects in Rhode Island. Our next Provision will be Sunday, July 15, at the Southside Cultural Center, on the corner of Bridgham …
Last Community Boating Center Wine Tasting of the season, Thursday, December 1st.
Community Boating Center Beer Tasting, October 20th at 7:30pm.
AIDS Care Ocean State seeks donations, especially summer clothing. Donation center on Elmwood Avenue is open Saturday 8am to noon.
On Thursday, June 16th at 7:30pm, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting another of its 2011 wine tasting events at the boat house. This months varietal: Iberian Reds
2nd Annual RI Kosher Chili Cook-Off, June 5, 11am-4pm, Jewish Community Center.
Saturday, May 14th. Fundraiser for Edgewood Sailing School.
On Thursday, May 12th at 7:30pm, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting another of its 2011 wine tasting events at the boat house. This months varietal: New Zealand Chardonnay
Dining Out for Life to benefit AIDS Project Rhode Island, April 28.
On Thursday, April 21st at 7:30pm, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting the first of its 2011 wine tasting events at the boat house. This months varietal: Pinot Noir.
This post was submitted to Greater City: Providence by Youth4Change. It is a quite timely message given the condition of the sidewalks across Providence this morning. Above is a photo from my 1 mile walk to work this morning. I remember being a kid and jumping for joy when I saw my first snowflake of the season. The thrill of …
The Riverzedge Arts Project hosts the Industrial Ball on October 1st at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket. The event will include a green auction, table robot wars, DIY screen-printing, local food, music, and dancing. Tickets are $60 in advance, $75 at the door and benefit Riverzedge’s art, business, work-force development, and environmental programs for disadvantaged teens. Tickets available online at …
CTC Backs Emergency Transportation Funding [GrowSmartRI] Rhode Island Community Food Bank kicks off summer food drive [RI Community Food Bank] SoundSession music fest set for July [ProJo] Can a cleantech incubator grow in Boston? [Boston.com] Boston’s Mayor Menino seeks a clean tech incubator in his city’s Innovation District” There’s No Such Thing as Free Parking [Slate] Donald Shoup, a professor …
This Thursday, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting one of its 2010 wine tasting events, and now that spring is here, this one is back at the boat house! This months varietal: Chianti If you’ve never been to a CBC wine tasting before, all the more reason to join us! It goes like this: Your team of up to …
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