[Summit] Forthcoming attractions

David Kolsky davidjkolsky at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 28 07:09:40 CST 2016

Hi, everyone,

Here’s a partial preview of some forthcoming events over the next month:

Have a good week,



Sunday 28 February		1 to 2:30 p.m. - Free Family Duck Watching walk along Seekonk River with Dan Berard (Blackstone Parks Conservancy), begins at Blackstone Field, end of Angell Street at River Road (opposite Narragansett Boat Club)

Monday 29 February		5:30 p.m. - Free screening of “Selma” about, the 1965 Selma-Montgomery, Alabama, civil rights march, followed by discussion (end of Black History Month film series), Rochambeau Library Community Room (bottom level),  708 Hope Street near Rochambeau Ave.

Tuesday 1 March	(St David’s Day)	 
(A) 6 a.m to 9 p.m. - Massachusetts primary elections

(B) 7 to 8:30 p.m. - West Broadway Neighborhood Association talks to Mayor Jorge Elorza and local legislators (City Councilors Mary Kay Harris, Ward 11 &  Bryan Principe, Ward 13 ; State Representatives John J. Lombardi, District 8, & Anastasia Williams, District 9 ; State Senators Paul V. Jabour, District 5, &  Harold Metts, District 6), Providence Hmong Church, 46 Dexter Street facing the Cranston St. Armory,. between Cranston Street and upper Westminster St.

Thursday 3 March 8 p.m. (following 7 p.m. community reception) - Community Night at Brown University with discount tickets (and waiting-list for possible free ones) for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Stuart Theatre, 75 Waterman Street below the Faunce House Arch, between Brown & Thayer Streets. Enquiries, requests and reservations to Community at Brown.edu

Monday 7 March		7 p.m. - College Hill Neighborhood Association board of directors open public meeting, Gov. Lippitt House, 199 Hope Street at Angell

Tuesday 8 March	(Int’l Women’s Day)	7 to 8 p.m. - Waterman St. Dog Park committee monthly meeting, rear of Books on the Square, 471 Angell Street below Elmgrove (next to CVS)

Sunday 13 March		2 a.m. (EST) = 3 a.m.. (EDT) until 2 a.m (EDT) = 1 a.m. (EST) Sunday 6 November - Daylight Savings Time in effect over much of North America

Monday 14 March		7 p.m - Fox Point Neighborhood Association board discusses new and proposed parking meters with Mayor Elorza and other officials in the meeting room beneath the Vartan Gregorian School Library, Wickenden Street between Governor and Ives

Tuesday 15 March		 4:45 p.m. - City Plan Commission considers revised plans for a 5-storey, 61-foot mixed-use building to replace former Tedeschi’s/Store 24 at 249 Thayer Street -  First floor auditorium of the Joseph Doorley (ex-Blue Cross) building, 444 Westminster Street across Empire St. from AS 220 and the Celtic Lounge/Finnegan’s Wake
Thursday 17 March	(St Patrick’s Day)	5 to 9 p.m. - Gallery Night Providence 2016 opens: free admission to RISD Museum and many other local art galleries

Sunday 20 March	(Spring Equinox)	- Spring officially begins

Monday 21 March		7 p.m. - Summit Neighborhood Association board of directors monthly open public meeting, main floor café of Summit Commons (formerly Hillside Nursing Home) , 99 Hillside Avenue, top of the hill halfway between Gregg’s on North Main and Three Sisters on Hope, near the end of Blackstone Blvd
Wednesday 23 March	(Purim starts at dusk) 
(A) 7 p.m. Neighborhood Discussion Group at Books on the Square monthly public meeting (see March 8 for location)

(B) 6 to 8 p.m. - Community Conversation about the future of the 6-10 highway Connector with three experts (Veronica Vanterpool, Ian Lockwood & Peter Park), Doorley Building auditorium, 444 Wesminster (see March 15 for location). More details at: http://www.providenceri.com/efile/6505

Good Friday 25 March	
Easter Saturday 26 March	
Easter Sunday 27 March	
Easter Monday 28 March  to Sunday 3 April - ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Boston TD Garden

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