[sc name=featured-caption name=”David Amadio”] Where did the season go? Tomorrow night (Saturday, October 6, 2012) will be our final full WaterFire of 2012 and it’s sure to be a good one! It’s the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation’s Flames of Hope WaterFire. It’s always one of our most popular… Read More »Flames of Hope, The Final Full WaterFire of 2012
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Providence will be alive with art this weekend. Not only do we have a full WaterFire celebrating the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary and sponsored by Webster Bank but there is also the First Works Festival on the Plaza taking place from 4 – 11 PM. First Works has an amazing… Read More »WaterFire and First Works Festival on the Plaza
[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
The origami crane had a beautiful presence at the August 18th WaterFire event. The Japanese Origami Crane is a symbol of peace, friendship, longevity and fidelity. A fleet of WaterFire blue neon cranes graced the rivers of Providence this past Saturday night and five thousand paper cranes were given out as gifts to the crowd.
[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. 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
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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!
Update Thursday, June 12, 2012, 2:30 pm – The Venture for America WaterFire team won their competition and raised a little over $1,700 for us. Congratulations and big thanks for choosing WaterFire Providence! ♦♦♦ WaterFire Providence and Venture for America rolled out a brand new tee-shirt design at the July 7,… Read More »Venture for America designs a hot new WaterFire tee-shirt!
OK, we’re biased on this but we think Providence is America’s best city to experience art. Before you take in an evening of WaterFire, you can always discover interesting art in the Creative Capital at great places like the RISD Museum of Art, Brown’s Bell Gallery, AS220, The Steel Yard,… Read More »Enjoy Art and Providence Hospitality!
[sc name=featured-caption name=”John Deputy”] Tonight marks the return of the very popular TD Bank Ballroom at WaterFire Providence! Starting at 7 PM you can take advantage of free dance lessons by the awesome Providence Swings in the TD Bank Ballroom and after that you can dance the night away to the great live… Read More »TD Bank Ballroom returns to WaterFire with swing dancing tonight!