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WaterFire Providence Announces Details of the 6th Annual Salute to Veterans Saturday, November 10, 2018
Bank of America, National Grid, Dominion Energy, the Providence VA Medical Center, and many other generous sponsors help WaterFire to honor Veterans across Southern New England
November 5, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details for the September 29, 2018, Full Lighting and Welcomes the Return of The Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life
Sponsored by the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation
September 24, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details of the Full Lighting Saturday, September 8, 2018
Made possible by the generous support of Textron Charitable Trust
September 14, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details of Full Lighting Saturday, September 8, 2018
Sponsored by National Grid
September 4, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Tech Night on September 8th, 2018
WaterFire is proud to announce that Tech Night will be a part of the September 8th lighting featuring a Tech Resource Fair on Steeple Street. Tech Night at WaterFire will bring together some of the most innovative and fastest growing technology companies in Rhode Island.
August 30, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces a Full Lighting on Saturday, August 25, 2018
Sponsored by the Providence Tourism Council
August 20, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Access Program Boat Dedication on August 25th, 2018
With the generous support of Lead Access Program Sponsor Bryant University, its Graduate, & Physician Assistant Programs, WaterFire board member Mark Scott and the help of WaterFire Access Boat Captain Mark Karas, along with volunteers and individual donors, WaterFire Providence has been able to bring back the Access Program to the WaterFire 2018 season.
August 15, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details for our July 28, 2018, Full Lighting: C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C
Sponsored by GILEAD including the Clear Currents Community Paddling Event, sponsored by the Narragansett Bay Commission
July 23, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details for the July 14th Full Lighting
Sponsored by Fidelity Investments and NACUFS 2018 National Conference
July 9, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces August Lighting sponsored by the Providence Tourism Council
WaterFire Providence announces the addition of a new full lighting date to their 2018 season schedule on Saturday, August 25, 2018. This new full lighting is being made possible through the generous support of the Providence Tourism Council.
July 9, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Tufts Health Plan as new 2018 Season Sponsor
WaterFire is proud to announce the Tufts Health Plan as its newest 2018 season sponsor. Tufts Health Plan is one of the region’s largest health plans and provides health insurance coverage across the life span, regardless of age or circumstance. In Rhode Island, they serve residents who receive their insurance from their employer, as well as eligible Medicaid beneficiaries.
June 28, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details for our June 30, 2018, Full Lighting
Sponsored by Amica Insurance and Cox Business
June 21, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details of a Basin Fire on June 10, 2018, Sponsored by RI Day of Portugal
The 32 braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and in front of the Providence Place Mall will be burning brightly to honor RI Day of Portugal’s Heritage Festival.
June 6. 2018

Community Picnic Party and Concert Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, RI
On Saturday, June 2, to celebrate the last weekend of Ryan Mendoza’s “The Rosa Parks House Project” exhibition, the WaterFire Art Center is hosting a Community Picnic Party and Concert from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
May 25, 2018

“Rosa Parks House Project” by Ryan Mendoza – Closing June 3rd at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, RI
For its inaugural exhibition, WaterFire Arts Center is proud to present “Rosa Parks House Project” by Ryan Mendoza, which remains on view until June 3, 2018.
May 23, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Details for Memorial Day Weekend Full Lighting Saturday, May 26th
Sponsored by Bank of America and The Providence Journal
May 21, 2018

WaterFire Providence Named Lead Cultural Partner in 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant
$100,000 earmarked for public art and performance along the Woonasquatucket River
May 11, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces the 2018 Season Schedule
WaterFire Providence announces the 2018 WaterFire season which currently includes eight full lightings and two partial lightings. Lightings will feature; the Clear Currents Community Paddling Event; C is for Cure: A WaterFire Lighting for RI Defeats Hep C; Flames of Hope a Celebration of Life, Salute to Rhode Island Educators and WaterFire’s Annual Salute to Veterans Lighting.
May 4, 2018

WaterFire Providence Names Jamie Leiva as Manager of Volunteer Resources
Jamie Leiva Brings 5 Years of Industry Experience to WaterFire Providence
January 23, 2018

WaterFire Providence Announces Grants from RISCA’s State Cultural Facilities Program and the Champlin Foundation
Grants will be used for upgrades to the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, RI.
January 10, 2018

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