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: The American Band
Jul
26
5:00 PM17:00

West Side Thursdays: The American Band

Behold the awesome sound of the 60+ piece The American Band at July 26'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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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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From Vacant to Vibrant: WBNA House Tour 2017
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

From Vacant to Vibrant: WBNA House Tour 2017

  • Welcome Center @ Providence Revolving Fund (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Saturday October 7, 2017, from 10am-4pm, over a dozen houses are opening their doors to WBNA House Tour ticket holders. The self-guided tour explores the theme "From Vacant to Vibrant," and features homes and businesses on the streets of Knight, Brighton, Battey, Carpenter, and cobblestoned West Fountain. 

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Empowering Community Involvement
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Empowering Community Involvement

Please join Community 1 on September 21 at the Feast Church to review the actions suggested during Dr. Taino Palermo's presentation, Community Revitalization & the Role of Gentrification. We will begin by welcoming Allen Pelleman from the city of Providence Urban Planning office, who will share information about zoning that deeply impacts our community.  Haga clic aquí para la versión en español.

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West Side Thursdays: Lindsay Meehan + K.C. Moaners
Jul
20
5:30 PM17:30

West Side Thursdays: Lindsay Meehan + K.C. Moaners

Tap toes and clap hands with children's artist Lindsay Meehan followed by jug band K.C. Moaners at this week's West Side Thursdays performances. Enjoy kids' fun courtesy of West Side Play Space's Imagination Playground (big blue blocks!) and all the offerings of the Armory Farmers Market including its new Beer Garden. 

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