Learn about our neighborhood schools from those who know them best! At 6pm, meet principals and parents of Asa Messer Elementary, Carl Lauro and West Broadway Middle Schools, and take part in an active Q&A. At 7pm, join one of our committee meetings that include a presentation on the redevelopment of the former Parkview Nursing Home, updates on a new tot lot and volleyball court at Dexter Park, and brainstorming promotion of the state’s RFI for reuse of the Armory. Free food, child care and Spanish interpretation provided. ALL ARE WELCOME.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 event. This town hall style meeting is followed by meetings of all WBNA Committees, and is free and open to all.
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.
Please join our June monthly meeting which features a crime report from Lt. Fernandes, open neighbor discussion, our collaborative pilot outreach program with House of Hope and progress on the public trash can project. All are welcome.
Neighborhood Action Meeting in the Park! Please join us in Dexter Training Ground for a special park-themed meeting that includes a Dexter Park Trash Flash Mob, crime report, and open discussion featuring park-related issues and concerns.
Spring cleaning time across the neighborhood at WBNA's 34th Annual Spring Cleanup. This year we have Kids Zones at Dexter and Ellery Parks and a GreenUp option for your cleanup team activities! Make a great and visible impact on the neighborhood while getting to know your neighbors.
The Neighborhood Action / Crime Watch committee is excited to announce that our next neighborhood meeting will take place outdoors beginning at Major Park, located on Ellery Street between Wendell and Rosedale Streets, at 7:00 PM on Tuesday June 28, 2016. Prior to the meeting we will clean up Major Park and enjoy some complimentary ice cream!
Discuss recent crime and quality of life issues with District 4 Police Commander Lt Fernandes as well as restarting the Trash Mob program, recruiting committee members, and the benefits of having our next meeting at Major (Ellery) Park.