November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 4 Comments
November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Gold Star Sponsor: Walmart | Silver Star Sponsors: Bank of America & National Grid | Bronze Star Sponsor: Dominion Power and Energy Saturday, November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans Sunset: 5:34 p.m. Lighting time:  5:54 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 11:00 p.m. Music Program For this incredibly important event the community comes…

Volunteer Spotlight: Jane Carlson

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Volunteering | No Comments
Volunteer Spotlight: Jane Carlson

After a dozen years of volunteering, Jane Carlson has become extremely familiar with Providence and its people. First-time volunteers and even visitors immediately and automatically become part of WaterFire’s people — a giant family encompassing every type of individual one could ever dream up. For Jane, that’s part of a much larger magic that makes…

Visit the new NetWorks Rhode Island Website

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Art | No Comments
Visit the new NetWorks Rhode Island Website

WaterFire is pleased to be partnered with Dr. Joseph Chazan in continuing his original project with Bert Crenca of AS220, in creating a new, permanent online resource for NetWorks Rhode Island. For the first time, the 113 NetWorks Rhode Island video portraits, most directed by Richard Goulis, are aggregated and presented in a cross- referenced, updated…

October 1st, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 7 Comments
October 1st, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Lifetime Medical Saturday, October 1st, 2016 Weather update: There is rain in the forecast for Saturday. The WaterFire lighting and Flames of Hope events are going ahead as planned. Some onshore programming may be curtailed, updates will be posted here as they become available. Special Event Alert from…

Volunteer Spotlight: Josh Jefferis

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Volunteering | No Comments
Volunteer Spotlight: Josh Jefferis

One largely unknown fact about WaterFire: everything we use for the event, except for the braziers, is set up in the morning before most people have risen, and taken down after the final visitors leave. Sometimes it takes until 2:30 or 3:00 in the morning before the last WaterFire truck has left the river, and…

September 24th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
September 24th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by the Confucius Institute & US-China Institute at Bryant University and Nortek Saturday, September 24th, 2016 Before the lighting: The 7th Annual Big Drum Powwow Daryl Black Eagle Jamieson of the Pocasset Pokanoket Tribe and Raymond Two Hawks Watson welcome you to the Big Drum Powwow featuring The Eastern Host Drums, The Eastern Medicine Singers,…

September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 21 Comments
September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sunday, September 4th, 2016 WEATHER UPDATE: Weather looks great, clear, no rain, perhaps some breeze.  Please come join us. All events are proceeding as planned.  Updates will be posted here if needed.  We look forward to seeing you tonight. Updated: 9/4/2016 4:45 a.m. Enjoy special accommodation packages from our hospitality partners Providence area hotels will be presenting…

August 20th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 12 Comments
August 20th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Sponsored by Fidelity Investments and National Grid. August 20th, 2016 Sunset: 7:37 p.m. Lighting time:  7:57 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program Things to see: Origami Crane Folding with Fidelity Investments Visit Fidelity’s crane tent, located near the WWI Memorial close to the corner of College Street and North Main Street, from…

Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Sondler

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Volunteering | No Comments
Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Sondler

At WaterFire Providence, we like volunteers to be exposed to different opportunities in order to find where a volunteer will fit best based on their skills and their interests. A volunteer finding their niche and becoming part of the WaterFire experience is something we strive for and look forward to with every person who lends…

August 6th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 10 Comments
August 6th, 2016 – Full Lighting

August 6th, 2016 C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C Sunset: 7:59 p.m. Lighting time:  8:19 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program For the third year in a row WaterFire Providence is partnering up with RI Defeats Hep C for the “C is for Cure”…