Important Events This Week:
School Safety Meeting
Please join me for a discussion with City Officials and special guests about safety in our schools. Please stop by with questions! The meeting will be held at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, from 6:30-7:45pm at 35 Camp Street, Providence, RI 02906. See you there!
Earth Day Clean-up in Ward 3
The Providence Department of Parks, the Partnership for Providence Parks, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, and community partners are once again pleased to announce PROVIDENCE’S 6th ANNUAL EARTH DAY SPRING CLEANING 2018, on Saturday, April 28th! There will be a series of family-friendly community clean-up events throughout Ward 3. Kick-off and deployment will be at Billy Taylor Park.
Volunteers will participate in a number of projects, from planting trees and beautifying parks to collecting and clearing litter and debris. Pick a Ward 3 park location in the registration form below.
*Registration is required by Wednesday, April 25th at 4 pm.
Clothing – wear appropriate clothing for the weather, we recommend dressing in layers.
Water – Water will not be provided, we recommend bringing your own re-usable water container.
Sun and bug protection!
Tools – Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own tools and gloves clearly labeled with name if possible.
Earth day Schedule Below:
9:00 AM: Kick-off and deployment to cleanup sights (Billy Taylor Park, BT)
❏ Spreading mulch at the BTP garden, and the playground swing area.
❏ Park Clean-up at:
❏ Kerry Kohring Park (Summit Ave. “Tot-Lot”) including nature story-time and flower pot painting for kids
❏ Collier Street Park
❏ MLK Park
❏ Lippitt Park
❏ Camp Street roundabout
11:00 AM We’ll be beginning our garden projects at BTP!
❏ Planting in the garden (Resident Gardener)
❏ Marigold Starters (Eugenia Marks)
❏ Herb Planting in the oriental garden (Eugenia Marks)
❏ Building a community harvest table
❏ Hanging wind chimes
❏ We will also be partaking in a Shed and Free Library Design vote!
12:00 PM Come join us for lunch! Pizza will be served.
1:00 PM Cap off the day by attending our garden workshop @ BTP!