Calendar

Aug
22
Tue
Afro/Contemporary Dance Workshop(s) @ Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Afro/Contemporary Dance Workshop(s) @ Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island

A contemporary movement/dance training which employs Afrikan diasporic and modern dance movement principles. Through a rigorous practice of attention to detail and intention of action (Prime Action), the six-part class structure offers each participant the opportunity to work towards the development of mental, physical and spiritual strength and expressivity. Classes are accompanied by live drumming as a means of connecting with the dynamic rhythmic structures of the body in action.

6 – Day Workshop
Tuedays: August 15, 22, 29. Sept. 12, 19, 26
6:30-8:30pm
Open Level. (Modern, Trad. West Afr. or AfroCaribbean experience a +)
Registration for the entire workshop required.

Adults 18+: $60.
Youth 12-17: $30.

Live drumming accompaniment by guest artists

Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScS9kAukYK5RLBw2Urvqgg9v84lH2jct82kgX2Ib2uqmp99XQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

Aug
23
Wed
Park Care with Friends of Peace and Plenty Park @ Peace and Plenty Park
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Sankofa World Market @ Lawn of Knight Memorial Library
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sankofa World Market @ Lawn of Knight Memorial Library

Sankofa World Market is a weekly celebration of food, culture and community in the West End. It offers affordable, culturally appropriate and locally-produced food and connects customers with West End craftspeople, artists and entrepreneurs. In 2017, the market will be held on Wednesdays starting July 5th through October 25th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. For the months of July, August and September the market will return to the lawn of Knight Memorial Library. For the four Wednesdays in October, we will pilot an indoor market at a new location in the neighborhood.

Crime Watch meeting for Elmwood & South Providence @ YMCA for Youth Development Community Room (across from St Joseph’s)
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Meet with police who report on incidents in the previous month. Talk face to face with the district commander to resolve quality of life issues. Learn about programs to reduce crime from invited guests. Get to know your neighbors. Crime Watch window placards are available at each meeting.

For agenda updates, contact Doug, doug.crimewatch@gmail.com

Note: Crime Watch meetings are generally held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. 

Elmwood and South Providence Neighborhood Crime Watch @ Y Youth Center
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Elmwood and South Providence Neighborhood Crime Watch
Y Youth Center, 640 Broad Street
Aug
24
Thu
South Providence Neighborhood Association Meeting @ Community Prep School
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day

SPNA has quickly become active in Ward 11 by addressing a variety of issues on upper Broad St, including the large numbers of homeless people, the people who prey upon them, and their impact on South Side neighborhoods.

To confirm the meeting, and/or to get on the SPNA mailing list, contact Dwayne Keys, southprovneighbors@gmail.comor (401) 369-1334.
Note: SPNA meetings are generally held on the fourth Thursday of each month.

Nature Workshops for Kids with US Fish and Wildlife Service with Mr. Michael (Birds and Mammals) @ Peace and Plenty Park
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Aug
25
Fri
Movies in the Park – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial @ Roger Williams Park Boathouse Lawn
Aug 25 all-day

Movie starts at sunset.

Aug
26
Sat
Yoga with Kasssondra from Raffa Yoga @ Peace and Plenty Park
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am
Hope you can join us!
 
This program will take place every Saturday through August 26!
 
Stay tuned for more summer events and happenings at Peace and Plenty Park and Peace and Plenty Community Garden!
Aug
29
Tue
Afro/Contemporary Dance Workshop(s) @ Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Afro/Contemporary Dance Workshop(s) @ Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island

A contemporary movement/dance training which employs Afrikan diasporic and modern dance movement principles. Through a rigorous practice of attention to detail and intention of action (Prime Action), the six-part class structure offers each participant the opportunity to work towards the development of mental, physical and spiritual strength and expressivity. Classes are accompanied by live drumming as a means of connecting with the dynamic rhythmic structures of the body in action.

6 – Day Workshop
Tuedays: August 15, 22, 29. Sept. 12, 19, 26
6:30-8:30pm
Open Level. (Modern, Trad. West Afr. or AfroCaribbean experience a +)
Registration for the entire workshop required.

Adults 18+: $60.
Youth 12-17: $30.

Live drumming accompaniment by guest artists

Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScS9kAukYK5RLBw2Urvqgg9v84lH2jct82kgX2Ib2uqmp99XQ/viewform?c=0&w=1