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Sunday In The Park With Red Baraat

(7.23) The FirstWorks Summer Beats Concerts are back. This Sunday head over to the bandstand in Roger Williams Park for Red Baraat, future funk with a world beat. And it’s free. Bhangra funk is the explosive, multicultural dance music of the next generation and Red Baraat are its undisputed kings. This seven-piece “dhol n’ brass” outfit has […]

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Food Truck Friday — RWP Carousel Village

Food Truck Friday returns to the Carousel Village at Roger Williams Park this week. Sample from over fifteen locally owned food trucks while listening to live music. Wash it all down with beer from Trinity Brewhouse or maybe a seltzer from Loyal 9. Come experience the array of foods and delicious sweets from a variety

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Stormwater Filtration At RW Park

Not a patio. New, natural, stormwater filtration systems are being installed around the lakes in Roger Williams Park, one includes this circle of permeable bricks on Willow Lake at the Carousel Village. A variety of designs using river-rock paths, swales, rain gardens, catch basins, and native plants are being adapted to sites around the park.

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First Saturdays — Free Admission RWP

(3.7) On the first Saturday of each month, Providence residents with valid ID, or proof or residency, receive free admission to: Botanical Center: 11am to 4pm Museum of Natural History and Planetarium: 10am to 4pm Roger Williams Park Zoo: 10am to 4pm from October-March The Botanical Center includes two main greenhouses (The Conservatory and the

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A Walk In The Park — RWP New Year’s Day

(1.1) Keep walking. The Roger Williams Park Conservancy will be hosting a walk in the park on New Year’s Day. (Facebook event.) Welcome 2020 with a walk through Roger Williams Park! Bundle up and wear comfortable shoes, and bring your friends and your best wishes for the year ahead. This free walk is presented by

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Free Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Moved

(8.8) [Update: The concert has been postponed to Thursday, August 8, due to weather.] Bring your blanket or lawn chair to the Temple to Music this Wednesday evening. The Rhode Island Foundation and the City of Providence are celebrating the spirit of community by hosting a free concert in Roger Williams Park featuring the Rhode

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‘Willy Wonka’ — RWP Boathouse Lawn

(7.20) And yet another outdoor movie opportunity — this one a little more family-friendly than, say, Pulp Fiction. The Roger Williams Park Conservancy will be presenting films on Friday evenings at sunset on the Roger Williams Park Boathouse Lawn, across from the Carousel Village. This Friday enjoy Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with Gene

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Food Truck Friday & ‘Despicable Me’ At Roger Williams Park

(10.7) This Friday may be your last chance to see movies outdoors for a while. “Despicable Me” is the last in the Rhode Island Foundation’s new ‘Movies in the Park’ series at Roger Williams Park. “Despicable Me” is the story of a man who delights in all things wicked. Supervillain Gru hatches a plan to steal the

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Food Truck Friday & ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’ At RWP

(8.26) ‘Movies in the Park’ is back this month with “In the Heart of the Sea” this Friday at 8pm on the Boathouse Lawn. Set in 1829, crewmen aboard the New England vessel Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and

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Food Truck Friday And ‘Motorcycle Diaries’

(7.29) Outdoor movies have come to Roger Williams Park. Make plans for “The Motorcycle Diaries” this Friday at 8pm on the Boathouse Lawn. Set in Latin America, the movie follows an inspiring journey of self-discovery and traces the youthful origins of a revolutionary heart. The rich and complex human and social topography is unveiled in all

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