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2009 Summer Events in Greater Kennedy Plaza

kennedyplz6Mayor Cicilline & community partners launch a second year of summer activities designed to create a lively, fun atmosphere in the Kennedy Plaza area in downtown Providence. This effort grew out of the Greater Kennedy Plaza Working Group, a public/private partnership focused on coming up with innovative ways to transform the under utilized area into a lively public space, rich with activity. All events are free and open to the public.

Greater Kennedy Plaza weekly activities for the 2009 season:

Market Bazaar
Mondays 11am — 5pm
Vendors sell eclectic food, antiques, books, music, art and other merchandise along the Washington Street side of Burnside Park

Providence Roller Derby Practice
Monday & Wednesday 7pm — 10pm
Bank of America City Center

High School League Basketball
Monday & Wednesday 5pm — 9pm (July — August)
Bank of America City Center

Public Square Tuesday
Tuesday 11:30am — 1:30pm
Local community groups provide the public with information about their agencies present their missions

Noon Tunes
Wednesdays 12-1pm
Grab your lunch and listen to a variety of musical genres from jazz and highlife to Celtic and folk in Burnside Park

Fit and Fun Thursdays
Thursdays 12:15 — pm
Free exercise classes featuring everything from yoga and power walking to boot camp hosted by Boston Sports Clubs

Burnside Park Music Series
Thursdays 5 — 7pm
Wind down after work with bands and DJs from all over New England and enjoy a beverage from the beer garden hosted by Trinity Brewhouse

Farmers Market
Friday’s 11am — 2pm
Shop for fresh, taste harvests from Rhode Island farms on the sidewalk along Burnside Park sponsored by Farm Fresh Rhode Island

Photo from the Providence City News

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