Tim Blankenship

I've worked at WaterFire since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career here I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. I have recently transitioned to role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I find it very rewarding working to increase engagement with our supporters both locally and globally.

June 22, 2019 – Full Lighting

This event is sponsored in part by Cox Business. [one_half] June 22, 2019 – Full Lighting Sunset: 8:24 pm The fires will remain lit until midnight.Music Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past… Read More »June 22, 2019 – Full Lighting

A New Face at WaterFire Providence – Edward B. Cabral Joins The Team

Edward B. Cabral Joins WaterFire Providence as the Manager of Sponsorships and Corporate Relations Edward B. Cabral joined WaterFire Providence as Manager of Sponsorships and Corporate Relations. Cabral brings to WaterFire decades of leadership experience in sales, marketing, and corporate sponsorship. He previously served as executive sales director at the… Read More »A New Face at WaterFire Providence – Edward B. Cabral Joins The Team

Announcing the 2019 #Art4Impact Series and WaterFire Season Schedule

To celebrate 25 years of transforming a place and building community in Providence, RI, WaterFire Providence announces its inaugural #Art4Impact series of events. The #Art4Impact series will include three themed series of WaterFire lightings and events with each series highlighting community milestones, challenges or issues that WaterFire has been helping… Read More »Announcing the 2019 #Art4Impact Series and WaterFire Season Schedule

September 29, 2018 – Full Lighting

[one_half] Saturday, September 29Full Lighting – Sunset 6:31 pm Sponsored by Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource FoundationMusic Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] This WaterFire lighting will light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event will continue until 11:00 p.m. For this lighting, only half of the braziers in… Read More »September 29, 2018 – Full Lighting

Photograph by Jeff Meunier

September 22, 2018 – Full Lighting

[one_half] Saturday, September 22ndFull Lighting – Sunset 6:43 pm Made possible by the generous support of Textron Charitable TrustMusic Program WaterFire’s Salute to Rhode Island EducatorsIn Memorial Park starting at 4:30 p.mIn collaboration with Rhode Island Department of Education With support from the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Healthcare Professionals and… Read More »September 22, 2018 – Full Lighting

September 19th, Basin Lighting. Photo by Yessenia Pineda.

Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence on September 22, 2018

Scheduled Talks | Hands-On Workshops | Walk-Up Activities Join us on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for the “Big Bang Science Fair” at WaterFire Providence. Sponsored by Brown University, CS4RI, USCMS Collaboration, IEEE Superconductivity, and Harvard University, with collaborating support of Bryant University, Citizens Bank, and CERN’s USCMS and USATLAS experiment. Event Sponsors |… Read More »Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence on September 22, 2018

September 8th, 2018 – Full Lighting

[one_half] Saturday, September 8th Full Lighting – Events Start at 6:00 p.m. Sunset: 7:07 pm Sponsored by National GridMusic Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight. Tech Night at WaterFire – featuring a Tech… Read More »September 8th, 2018 – Full Lighting

Burning braziers (Photograph by Luis Andrade)

Tech Night at WaterFire is happening on September 8th, 2018

Tech Night will be a part of the September 8th full lighting of WaterFire featuring a Tech Resource Fair on Steeple Street. Lead Founding Sponsor – Virgin Pulse  Founding Sponsors – Slater Technology Fund, eMoney Advisor, and Ximedica Contributing Sponsors – Bay Computer Associates, Bridge Technical Talent, LLC, IntraCity Geeks’ CareerDevs Academy, Tech Collective, and… Read More »Tech Night at WaterFire is happening on September 8th, 2018