The Narragansett Bay Commission Helps to Light Up the Rivers on July 22nd

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Clear Currents, Events | 2 Comments
The Narragansett Bay Commission Helps to Light Up the Rivers on July 22nd

WaterFire Providence and the Narragansett Bay Commission have partnered to present this year’s Clear Currents community paddling event that celebrates improved water quality in RI. Clear Currents features close to 60 illuminated Japanese koi (fish) temporarily mounted on canoes and kayaks that registered participants will paddle up and down the river after sunset. The brightly…

2015 Clear Currents T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!

2015 Clear Currents T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!

Clear Currents is a WaterFire evening where we invite individuals to paddle on the river with their canoes and kayaks during the lighting (it’s not too late to sign up for this year’s event)! Each year participants attach an illuminated koi fish to their vessels to help us light up the night. This year we conducted a…

Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence

Celebrating 20 Years of Creative Placemaking in Providence

WaterFire Providence was created by Barnaby Evans in 1994 with his “First Fire.” This first fire became a hit and in years since, WaterFire Providence has expanded to include over 80 Braziers that are lit throughout their events every season. The Providence Journal spoke of Waterfire Providence in 1997 describing WaterFire as, “the most popular…