2011 Event Schedule and Sponsors

2011 Season Sponsors

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2011 Full WaterFire Lightings:

Saturday, May 28th
Sunset: 8:09pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom
Lead sponsor: Brown University’s Office of Alumni Relations and Division of Advancement & Citizens Bank

Friday, June 3rd
Sunset: 8:15pm
Lead sponsors: Providence College Alumni Association & Bank of America

Saturday, July 2nd
Sunset: 8:22pm
Lead sponsors:Providence Restaurants, Hotels & Friends

Saturday, July 16th
Sunset: 8:17pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom & the WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
Sponsored by: The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University 
& Schneider Electric

Saturday, July 30th
Sunset: 8:05pm
Featured Events:  The Philharmonic on Fire!

Saturday, August 13th
Sunset: 7:47pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom & the WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
“WaterFire’s Salute to RI Teachers”
produced by WaterFire with the support of Lincoln and Stephanie Chafee, RI Commissioner of Education, Deborah A. Gist
Lead sponsors: Fidelity Investments & Bananagrams
Sponsored in part by: The Rhode Show, on FOX Providence, Amgen and Roba Dolce

Saturday, August 27th
Sunset: 7:24pm
CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRENE 
Mohegan Sun has rescheduled to September 24th.
The Fiat Fashion Show & Opera Providence have been moved to September 10th.

Saturday, September 10th
Sunset: 7:10pm
Lead sponsors: Cox Business, Amica Insurance, & RI Rally for Recovery
Sponsored in part by: WJAR/NBC 10 & Metro FIAT

Saturday, September 24th
Sunset: 6:35pm
Featured Events: The TD Bank Ballroom & the WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
Lead sponsors: Webster Bank & Mohegan Sun

Saturday, October 8th
Sunset: 6:20pm
Featured Events: The WaterFire Scavenger Hunt presented by AT&T
Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation “Flames of Hope” WaterFire

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Partial WaterFire Lightings

Tuesday, January 4th
The circle of fires will burn brightly in Waterplace Basin and continue down to Steeple Street.
Sunset: 4:27pm
Featured Events: Innuaguration Celebration for Senator Sheldon Whitehouse & Mayor Angel Taveras
Lead Sponsors: GTECH, CVS Caremark, Cox Communications
Sponsored in part by: Raytheon, Hewlett Packard, Dominion Resources, National Grid, Verizon Communications, The Rhode Island Foundation, Fidelity Investments, Odeh Engineers, Inc., Ronstan – Tensile Architecture

Wednesday, April 27th – Basin Only
Sunset: 7:39pm
Featured Events: 3rd Annual Strike the Match! Fundraiser & The Tiffany & Co. Unveiling of a Limited Production Sterling Silver Charm Inspired by WaterFire

Wednesday, May 18th – Partial
Sunset: 8:02pm
Featured Events: ESMO 2011 – 12th International Conference on Transmission and Distribution Construction, Operation and Live-Line Maintenance
Hosted by: National Grid and Sponsored by: IEEE Power & Energy Society

Monday, June 27th – Memorial Park
Sunset: 8:26pm
Featured Event:  The Polyphony Ensemble concert at The First Baptist Church
Thanks to the support of TD Bank, Brown University & Other Generous Supporters.

Thursday, August 25th – Basin
Sunset: 7:26pm
Lead Sponsor: NCEES (the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying)

Friday, September 16th – Partial
Sunset: 6:54pm
Lead Sponsor: American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)

Thursday, October 13th – Basin
Lighting times: 6:00pm- 10:00pm
Featured Event: WaterFire’s 5th Annual Ruth’s Chris Fundraiser

Friday, December 16th – Partial
Lighting Times: 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Anonymous Donor Steps in to Fund a Very Special Christmas WaterFire Lighting as a Gift to the City of Providence and to benefit the Providence Rescue Mission!

Other Events

Saturday, April 16th
WaterFire Earth Day Clean-Up

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2011 Season Sponsors

AT&T – Bank of America – Clear Channel Radio – Cox Communications – Dominion Energy, New England, Inc. – Dunkin’ Donuts – Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation – GTECH – TD Bank – The City of Providence & Mayor Angel Taveras – The Rhode Island General Assembly – The Rhode Show & Fox Providence – Waste Management – Webster Bank – WJAR/NBC10

Lead Fire Sponsors

Amica Insurance – Brown University’s Office of Alumni Relations & Division of Advancement – Citizens Bank – The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University – Cox Business – Fidelity Investments – IEEE Power & Energy Society – Providence College: Alumni Association – Providence Place – Providence Restaurants & Hotels – Rhode Island Rally for Recovery – Schneider Electric – TEXTRON

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Media Sponsors

Clear Channel Radio – Cox Communications – GLAD WORKS – WJAR/NBC10 – The Providence Phoenix – The Rhode Show, weekday mornings at 8 on Fox Providence

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