West End Community Center's Holiday Toy Drive
Nov
1
to Dec 13

West End Community Center's Holiday Toy Drive

As part of our Live Local, Give Local community giving campaign this holiday season, WBNA is collecting new and unwrapped toys for children ages 18 months to 13 years of age in support of West End Community Center's annual toy drive. Thank you for considering those in need in our community as you plan your holiday giving.

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Neighborhood Nights: Conversation About West Side Public Schools
Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

Neighborhood Nights: Conversation About West Side Public Schools

Learn about our neighborhood schools from those who know them best! Meet principals and parents of Asa Messer Elementary, Carl Lauro and West Broadway Middle Schools, and take part in an active Q&A. Free food, child care and Spanish interpretation provided. ALL ARE WELCOME.

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Neighborhood Nights November Meeting: Green West Side + 6-10 Updates
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Neighborhood Nights November Meeting: Green West Side + 6-10 Updates

In the first hour of our November Neighborhood Nights general meeting, explore how being green can be a bigger part of our everyday lives with presentations from Urban Greens, Groundwork RI, RI Resource Recovery Corporation and more! In the second hour, a special presentation from RIDOT on the 6-10 Highway Connector Project plus all WBNA committee meetings. Free food, child care and translation. All are welcome!

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Armory Update: Public Meeting with Utile & DCAMM
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Armory Update: Public Meeting with Utile & DCAMM

Join consultants Utile Design and the State of Rhode Island as they present Utile’s findings from its year long re-use study, and update the public about exciting progress that is being made on this important neighborhood building. Free food, child care, and Spanish interpretation provided.

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West Side Thursdays with The American Band
Sep
13
5:00 PM17:00

West Side Thursdays with The American Band

Behold the awesome sound of the 60+ piece The American Band at September's West Side Thursdays event, as well as kids' fun courtesy of Providence Children’s Museum and all the offerings of the Armory Farmers Market including food trucks/vendors and a Beer Garden from Troop and Revival Brewing Co. 

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Candidates Night
Sep
11
5:30 PM17:30

Candidates Night

Join us for Candidates Night, featuring city council, mayoral, and state general assembly candidates running for seats in the WBNA focus area who will be on the primary ballot on September 12. This is the first of two forums that we are holding in advance of the November election. Free food, child care and Spanish interpretation. ALL ARE WELCOME.

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West Side Thursdays: Roberto Arias y su Alebreke + Shakespeare!
Jul
19
5:00 PM17:00

West Side Thursdays: Roberto Arias y su Alebreke + Shakespeare!

Enjoy the energy-raising rhythms of Roberto Arias y su Alebreke, bringing salsa, bachata, cha cha and merengue to Dexter Park during July 19's West Side Thursdays performance at 5pm, followed by the rescheduled Trinity Rep performance of The Tempest / La Tempestad. This event also features kids’ crafts & games courtesy of The Feast, and all the offerings of the Armory Farmers Market including food trucks/vendors and a Beer Garden from Troop and Revival Brewing Co. 

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West Side Thursdays: Nickel Jukebox
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

West Side Thursdays: Nickel Jukebox

Enjoy the feel-good, Motown-inspired sounds of Nickel Jukebox at July 12's West Side Thursdays event, as well as kids' fun courtesy of Providence Children’s Museum and all the offerings of the Armory Farmers Market including food trucks/vendors and a Beer Garden from Troop and Revival Brewing Co. 

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Neighborhood Nights: State of the Armory + Development Project Reviews
Jun
5
6:00 PM18:00

Neighborhood Nights: State of the Armory + Development Project Reviews

Don’t miss this month’s important Neighborhood Nights where we’ll get a much anticipated status update on the Cranston Street Armory, learn about the redevelopment of the Parkview Nursing Home property on Parade Street, and hear from architect Peter Case about a new construction project slated for the empty lot at 1492 Westminster Street.

The State of the Armory is followed by meetings of all WBNA Committees, which are open to everyone. Free food, child care and Spanish interpretation. ALL ARE WELCOME.

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West Side Neighborhood-Wide Yard Sale
May
19
8:30 AM08:30

West Side Neighborhood-Wide Yard Sale

The West Side Neighborhood-Wide Yard Sale is a great adventure and typically features over 40 yard sales, sidewalk sales and open studios that will have you ambling through the neighborhood. Come out for one of WBNA's funnest events or sign up here to get your sale on the widely-distributed Yard Sale Map (just $10)!

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Neighborhood Nights May Meeting: The High Cost of Inadequate Housing
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

Neighborhood Nights May Meeting: The High Cost of Inadequate Housing

Join us for an important conversation led by Annette Bourne, Research & Policy Director of HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, about the cost of housing in Rhode Island and how it impacts our community and economy. This presentation is followed by meetings of all WBNA Committees, which are open to everyone. Free food, child care and Spanish translation. ALL ARE WELCOME.

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35th Annual Neighborhood Spring Cleanup & Greenup
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

35th Annual Neighborhood Spring Cleanup & Greenup

Time for spring cleaning across the neighborhood at WBNA's 35th Annual Spring Cleanup and GreenUp! Cleanup Day includes Kids Zone activities and planting 29 trees in Dexter Training Ground, as well as our annual free cookout for all volunteers! Make a great and visible impact on the neighborhood while getting to know your neighbors.

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Neighborhood Nights April Meeting: Park Improvements
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

Neighborhood Nights April Meeting: Park Improvements

The City is giving some love to Dexter Training Ground (aka Armory Park) this year, and wants to hear from you! Learn about possible repairs and upgrades from the Providence Parks Department, and give your input and feedback during the first hour of our April Neighborhood Nights event. This presentation is followed by meetings of all WBNA Committees, which are open to everyone. Free food, child care and translation. ALL ARE WELCOME.

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March Neighborhood Nights: Town Hall Meeting With Our Elected Officials
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

March Neighborhood Nights: Town Hall Meeting With Our Elected Officials

  • West Broadway Middle School (cafeteria entrance at far left side of building) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get to know your legislators and let them hear from you at our 5th Annual Conversation With Our Elected Officials, taking place during our March Neighborhood Nights eventThis town hall style meeting is followed by meetings of all WBNA Committees, and is free and open to all.

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Neighborhood Nights February Meeting
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Neighborhood Nights February Meeting

Learn about the City's new Bike Share Program! Plus meet the new Principal of West Broadway Middle School & get a welcoming introduction to all of our committees. Neighborhood Nights is a once monthly gathering of neighbors that features a General Meeting in the first hour (6-7pm) followed by all WBNA Committees meeting in the second (7-8pm). Free food, child care and translation. OPEN TO ALL.

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West End Community Center's Holiday Toy Drive
Nov
1
to Dec 15

West End Community Center's Holiday Toy Drive

As part of our Live Local, Give Local community giving campaign this holiday season, WBNA is collecting new and unwrapped toys for children ages 18 months to 13 years of age in support of West End Community Center's annual toy drive. Thank you for considering those in need in our community as you plan your holiday giving.

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