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WaterFire Providence Earth Day Cleanup

April 26, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Earth Day Take Pride in Your Community and Help Make Providence a Better Place to Learn, Work, Live, Play, and Especially – Watch WaterFire!

Join WaterFire for an Earth Day Cleanup!

In years past, hundreds of volunteers have come together to help improve the appearance of Waterplace Park in preparation for the upcoming WaterFire season. Last year alone, we filled two whole dumpsters with chairs, bottles, tires, shopping carts, and other debris – something we could have NEVER done without the helping hands of our amazing volunteers.

Efforts will be focused in two different areas: on-shore and on the river.

Trimming the hedges.    Collecting garbage


The on-shore crew will concentrate on cleaning up Waterplace Park, a valued and treasured public space that is the center of WaterFire events. Volunteers will cover the entire length of the park; from Waterplace Basin all the way down to South Water Street, picking up trash and clearing the walkways and parkland.

Hauling out a tire   Volunteers hard at work cleaning debris from the river.


On the river crew will be on the WaterFire boats helping clear the river of debris that has been gathering since last summer.

All trash will be recycled or processed in an eco-friendly manner!

On the day of the event, we will meet on the riverbank next to Citizen’s bank Plaza parking lot. Please come prepared to get dirty and don’t forget to bring sunscreen, work gloves, and any extra rakes you may have lying around. We will provide you with snacks and water as a small thank you for your efforts.

Come out and help support the Providence community by making it a cleaner and more beautiful place!

For more information please contact our Volunteer Department volunteer@waterfire.org / 401.273.9727



April 26, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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