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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Armadillo Commander Photo © Ken Zirkel

It’s boating season in Providence

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This Saturday Providence Community Boating is hosting a free open house starting at 1pm with skippered sailboat rides and a BBQ. Additionally, there will be Audubon Birds of Prey presentations at 1:15 pm and 2:45 pm. Anyone who joins either CBC or Audubon Society of Rhode Island as a 2012 member at the event will receive a free bird-watching boat …

CBC Wine Tasting 12/2

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On Thursday, December 2 at 7:30pm, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting one of its 2010 wine tasting events at the boat house. This months varietal: Cava If you’ve never been to a CBC tasting event before, this is a great opportunity to try some wines that might be appropriate for the holidays. It goes like this: Your team …

Great Day for Community Boating

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It’s been 3 years since the CBC saw a sunny forecast for the annual Renaissance Regatta, but today looks like a lucky day. Every year, the CBC tries to raise money to pay for its youth outreach and program initiatives by holding a regatta event. Companies, organizations, and individuals are invited to sponsor a team of sailors to compete in …

Come sail away…

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Ok, so maybe you missed the last wine tasting… Maybe you even missed last weekend’s Boats, Birds, and BBQ event… But starting June 1st, the Community Boating Center at India Point Park is officially open for business! Have you ever driven over the Iway bridge and looked out over the water? Did you know that there is actually a park …

Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!

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Lots of stuff happening Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!: Rock n Roll Yard Sale and Sidewalk Sale on Westminster Street, Downcity, 11am-5pm. Boats, Birds, and BBQ at the Providence Community Boating Center, India Street, 1pm-4pm West Side-Federal Hill Neighborhood-wide Yard Sale 8:30am-1pm. Pick up your map at White Electric Coffee, Hudson Street Deli, Seven Stars Bakery (on Broadway), or at the WBNA …

CBC Wine Tasting This Thursday

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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 …

CBC Wine Tastings Resume This Week

In Events, Recreation, Waterfront by Matthew Coolidge1 Comment

This Thursday, the Providence Community Boating Center is kicking off it’s 2010 wine tasting event series. This months varietal: California Whites 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 3 people bring 3 bottles of the same wine* We serve 2 of …

CBC Wine Tasting Series Continues

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CBC Winetasting | Photo by M.Coolidge Though it might be a little cooler out now and the days may be getting a little shorter, the Community Boating Center Boathouse at India Point Park is still open! Thursday, September 17 at 7pm there will be another CBC Wine Tasting Challenge, and this time we’re going with Bold Barolo. Barolo is a …