[Summit] Even more events for a busy May (tomorrow through the end)

David Kolsky davidjkolsky at yahoo.com
Sun May 7 11:21:37 CDT 2017

Just when you thought you were safe...
This very crowded month is not becoming less congested.
For example, next Tuesday the 9th, for the omnipresence-challenged like me, has two local meetings, two city-wide presentations and two Brown jazz concerts.
Please don’t hesitate to let me know of any errors or significant omissions (not just ones clearly overlooked for lack of space).

Have a good week,

Monday 8 May1:30 p.m.Providence Art Clubartists’ talkDr. Barton St. Armand, Professor of AmericanCivilization at Brown University, will talk with encaustic artists Angel Deanand Nancy about their recent work on view through Friday, May 12 in theexhibition Four Explore.Maxell Mays Gallery (upstairs)11 Thomas Street (betweenAngell & Benefit and Steeple & North Main, facing First Baptist Church) 7 p.m.Fox PointNeighborhood AssociationBoard of Directors monthly meetingBathhouse-meeting-room beneath Vartan GregorianSchool Library,Wickenden St. above Ives  Tuesday 9 May4 - 5 p.m.Brown Univ.Applied Music Program Jazz ConcertFulton Rehearsal Hall,in from corner of Hope and Benevolent Streets 5:30 to 7 p.m.Public Meeting on Kennedy Plaza & DowntownTransit Connector (DTC)The City of Providence and RIPTA are invitingpublic coment on Kennedy Plaza and the Downtown Tansit Connector (DTC) -- aplanned, high-frequency transit corridor in downtown Providence.Main floor auditorium,Joseph Doorley municipal building (formerly Blue Cross)444 Westminster Street at Empire, facing AS220and the Celtic Lounge/Finnegan’s Wake 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Wayland Square Neighborhood Association monthly meetingRed Stripe restaurant (back dining room)465 Angell Street at Elmgrove 7 - 8 p.m.WatermanSt. Dog Park Committee monthly meetingBooks on the Square (in rear children’s section)471 Angell Street between Elmgrove and CVS 7 to 8:30 p.m.Conversation on Charter Schools in Providencesponsored by the Providence League of WomenVoters.Contrasting views from• Nicholas Hemond, Chair, Providence SchoolCommittee and• Elizabeth Winangun, Parent-Liaison, AchievementFirstFor location and other information, please e-mailemhead603 at hotmail.com 8 p.m.Brown Univ. Jazz Combos ConcertGrant Recital Hallnext to Fulton Rehearsal Hall andbehind Orwig Music Building on Hope St. &Young Orchard Ave.  Friday 12 May 5:30pmNewEngland Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early AmericaJohn Carter BrownLibraryBrown College Green (justinside the gate on George Street at Brown Street)— Princeton Universityhistorian Wendy Warren will discuss how indigenous people were sold intoslavery in the West Indies and how prominent colonial families were motivatedby their slave-trading investments. Free and open to thepublic, but registration is required. 
https://www.brown.edu/initiatives/slavery-and-justice/evening-talk-wendy-warren-new-england-bound-slavery-and-colonization-early-america  Friday 12 May to Sunday 14 MayFestival Ballet Providence performs“Cinderella”Friday 12 May7:30 p.m.Saturday 13 May7:30 p.m.Sunday 14 May2 p.m.Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium1 Avenue of the Arts, off Francis Streetbetween the State House & Providence Place Mallhttp://www.festivalballet.com  Monday 15 May7 p.m.Summit Neighborhood AssociationBoard of Directors monthly meetingmain floor café ofSummit Commons,99 Hillside Avenue(top of the hill halfway between Gregg’s on NorthMain and 3 Sisters on Hope St. near Blackstone Blvd)  Tuesday 16 May6 to 7 p.m.Community meeting to discuss theCity’s 2018 Budget:How the Mayor's budget impacts our community.  Representatives of the City of ProvidenceFinance Department and Mayor Elorza’s senior staff will attend.Nathan Bishop Middle School auditorium 101 Sessions Street by upper Elmgrove Avenue, facingBrown Stadiium and the Jewish Community Center  Thursday 18 May2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
OnePVD Day at the State House“to celebrate theCreative Capital’s cuisine, artistry, and local businesses while we support thefuture of Providence” 5 to 9 p.m.
Gallery Night Providencevarious art galleries, shops andmuseums around the city, including free admission to the RISD Museum of Art  Saturday 20 May8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.West Side Neighborhood-Wide Yard SaleStart your yard sale adventure at WBNAHeadquarters (1560 Westminster; location info at Tues. 23 May below)where you can grab a free map of the neighborhood’s participating yard sales.WBNA's "Fueling Community" t-shirts are available for sale for $10 aswell as vintage WBNA t-shirts. WBNA usually has multiple yard sales, as well!https://www.wbna.org/events/2017/5/20/west-side-neighborhood-wide-yard-sale noon to 6 p.m.Hope Street Block Partyfrom Rochambeau Avenue to the SevenStars Bakeryhttp://www.HopeStreetProv.com  Tuesday 23 May7 p.m.West Broadway Neighborhood Action& Crime Watch committeeWest BroadwayNeighborhood Association HQ1560 Westminster St.(at Bainbridge, near the Cranston St. Armory andAda Messer School)  Friday 26 May to Monday 29 May (Memorial Day)
Brown Commencement Weekendhttp://www.events.brown.edu  Thursday1 June to Sunday 4 June
PVD FestBothdowntown and in the neighborhoods. Detailsto folllow as they are made public.
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