Greater City Providence

More cleanups tomorrow, Woonasquatucket


Photo by Rob deFriesse from Flickr

From the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council:

Olneyville Shines along the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket Greenway. Come out this Saturday! Enjoy a sunny spring day and help us reach our goal of 500 volunteers!

The WRWC and community partners are hosting National and Global Youth Service Day.
Important tasks we will accomplish together:

  • Create an entryway to Riverside Mills Park
  • In-water clean-up (waders provided)
  • Remove graffiti
  • Build a fence
  • Paint murals
  • Mulch playground and picnic table areas
  • Paint tables
  • Collect litter
  • Plant 350 plants and trees!

Please wear sneakers or boots, and long pants and long sleeves. Some tools will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. We’ll provide lunch, t-shirts, and raffle prizes!

Contact Samantha Steinberg at (401) 808-2290 or email to register as a volunteer.

Event Info:
Saturday, April 25, 2009, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Meet at: Riverside Mills Park, Aleppo Street, Olneyville

Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council
27 Sims Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island 02909

Greater City Providence

Promoting the smart urban growth of the Greater Providence region.

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