There’s Just no Reason to Leave Fox Point this Weekend

Per an incredibly enthusiastic email from Friends of India Point Park:

Dear Friends of India Point Park, come join in fun community events in and around the Park this weekend!

  • SATURDAY MORNING, May 9: Cape Verdean Parade!

Carnival, capoeira, & drummers! All are welcome, in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the St. Antonio Association, RI’s first Cape Verdean beneficient organization.

Assemble at 10am. Parade starts behind Vartan Gregarian School, East & Wickenden Streets & will proceed to the War Memorial on South Main St.

EXHIBIT: Remembering the Old Days: Cape Verdean Community in Fox Point, Brown student exhibition opens 1pm, Saturday, at John Nicholas Brown Center, 357 Benefit St.. Free & open to the public Monday-Friday, 1-4pm

  • SATURDAY AFTERNOON, May 9: Community Boating Center Open House!

Food, fun & free sailing! All are welcome! CBC invites sailors and non-sailors to help kick off the 2009 season. $5 suggested donation to benefit CBC youth sailing.

1-4pm, Community Boating Center, India Point Park, 109 India Street

  • SUNDAY AFTERNOON, May 10: Save the Bay Cleanup of India Point Park!

Join Save the Bay volunteers in picking up litter. Bring gloves, shovels to help finish mulching trees & clippers to clear vines along the Seekonk River.

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