Earth Day Cleanup Events

Here are some of the cleanup events coming up, starting on Friday, Earth Day, and continuing over the next week or so. This being Providence, these events all involve the water’s edge; choose footwear accordingly. Please click on the individual sites to preregister, for getting info on age requirements and specific details about what gear is provided, etc.

Go here for the calendar of Save the Bay clean-up events. Here are the ones in Providence:

~Saturday, April 23, 10am to noon: India Point Park Shoreline.

WHERE: 263 India Street. Meet next to the park’s parking lot, which is just by the intersection of India and Gano streets.

~Saturday, April 23, 10am to noon: Fields Point Shoreline.

WHERE: 100 Save The Bay Drive. The entrance to Save The Bay is through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus, via Harborside Blvd.

~Friday, April 29, 1pm to 3pm: Collier Point Park.

WHERE: Meet at Collier Point Park, 2 Henderson Street located off of Allens Avenue (where Rt 95/195 crosses overhead).

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Go here for events being organized by the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council.

~Friday, April 22, 10am to 2pm: Promenade and Kinsley.

WHERE: Meet at the Pedestrian Bridge along Promenade Street and Kinsley Avenue. “We’ll be planting trees and picking up litter!” (This is the Woony pedestrian bridge, not the other one. See pic below.)

~Friday, April 22, 10am to 2pm: Riverside Park.

WHERE: Meet at Riverside Park on Aleppo Street. “Volunteer activities include: Herring count in the river; weeding plant beds; mulching plant beds; wildflower meadow preparation; prepping the fish ladder for mural painting; picking up litter, and creating and throwing seed bombs!”

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~Sunday, April 24, 9am to noon: Providence Riverfront Downtown. The Downtown Neighborhood Association is organizing this one.

WHERE: Check in at 10 Memorial Blvd. outside the Capital Grille. “Once again, we will team up with the Providence Parks Department to remove trash and natural debris from Waterplace Park to the Point Street Bridge.”

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Woonasqatucket River pedestrian bridge.

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