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House Tour Preview Party
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

House Tour Preview Party

Enjoy a special night out in one of Broadway’s exquisitely renovated grand homes, with a silent art auction, open bar, and the finest in local food, including oysters. Proceeds from this fundraiser support WBNA’s work throughout the year. Tickets to the Preview Party include free admission to Saturday's House Tour. Space limited.

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WBNA House Tour: This Is Where They Live/d
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

WBNA House Tour: This Is Where They Live/d

  • Welcome Center at West Broadway Neighborhood Association! (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Explore inside a dozen Victorian houses in a neighborhood that became home to countless thousands of immigrants over the past two centuries. From one of Providence’s last remaining wooden schoolhouses, to awe-inspiring Broadway homes, this self-guided tour invites you into an eclectic and compelling array of sites nestled between Broadway and Westminster, from Bainbridge Avenue to Courtland Street.

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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! 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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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