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Tim Blankenship

I've worked at WaterFire Providence since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career, I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. In 2012 transitioned to the role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I now head up WaterFire Providence's digital projects including, web, social, databases, and our physical IT infrastructure.

Giving Tuesday

[sc name=featured-caption name=”Barnaby Evans”] This time of year we have we have a lot to be thankful for family,  turkey with all the trimmings, and all that great shopping. We should also be thankful all of the work non-profits are doing to make a better world for us and our… Read More »Giving Tuesday

More Kayak Slots Added to Clear Currents 2012

[sc name=featured-caption name=”Thomas Payne”] Thanks to all the hard work by WaterFire’s production staff and volunteers we pleased to announce that 25 additional kayak positions have been opened up for the WaterFire Clear Currents event being held on Saturday, September 15, 2012. In addition to these new kayak positions there… Read More »More Kayak Slots Added to Clear Currents 2012

WaterFire August 18, 2012

[sc name=featured-caption name=”James Turner”] The next full lighting of WaterFire will be Saturday, August 18th. The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (7:42 p.m.) and remain lit until MIDNIGHT. This WaterFire lighting is sponsored by: Fidelity Investments & the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives There are a lot of exciting special… Read More »WaterFire August 18, 2012

The WaterFire Providence My Story Project

The WaterFire Providence My Story Project. Your Memories. Your Stories. Our Inspiration. We’d love to hear it. And we’d love to share it, for your stories tell our story. All amusing, romantic, funny, joyous, poignant, surprising, touching, unexpected or “only-in-Rhode Island” stories are welcome and encouraged! Be creative, be brief, and… Read More »The WaterFire Providence My Story Project

WaterFire Clear Currents 2012

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Grab Your Paddles and Help Us Light Up the River During WaterFire’s Event On Saturday, September 15th

Clear Currents is the portion of the evening’s Waterfire event that incorporates 100 illuminated Japanese koi (fish) temporarily mounted on canoes and kayaks that registered participants will paddle up and down the river after sunset. The light from these brightly colored fish will beautifully compliment the 80 wood burning braziers installed on the river!

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