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Upcoming Annual Family Special Events

  • Lighting of The Town’s Christmas Tree Please Join Mayor Lombardi for the Lighting of The Town’s Christmas Tree on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at THE MEEHAN OVERLOOK AT NOTTE 2 GOVERNOR NOTTE PARK WAY 02904
    4 to 4:30 p.m. – NPHS Band will present holiday music. 
    4:45 p.m. – Santa arrives on a fire truck.
    5 p.m. – Lighting of the town tree.
    5:15 p.m. – Visits with Santa. Free photos available.
    4 to 6 p.m. – Enjoy refreshments
  • Mayor Charles A. Lombardi Fishing Derby. Sponsored by the North Providence Recreation Department. Monday, April 16, 2018 (12:00 noon – 3:00 pm ) Governor Notte Park/Geneva Pond. For Boys and Girls ages 6-14. North Providence residents only. Must bring your own equipment. Refreshments and trophies. 
    Mayor Lombardi’s Fishing Derby has been postponed until Tuesday, April 17th. Same time & place.

  • Memorial Day Parade Celebration and Memorial Service. Monday, May 28, 2018. The parade begins at 1:00 pm at the North Providence High School, and ends at Governor John A. Notte Jr. Park, where a festival including food vendors, music and much more will take place immediately after the parade until 6:00pm (no entrance fee.) For more information, please call the Recreation Department at 719-1633. More information here.
  • Independence Day Fireworks, annually on July 3rd at Governor John A. Notte Jr. Park. Entertainment 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Food Court 6:00 pm-9:00 pm.  Fireworks Display at 9:00 pm. Rain date is July 5th.
  • Art in the Park Saturday, September 29th from 11:00am-5:00pm located in beautiful Governor Notte Park! *Rain or shine* With no charge for admission, visitors can expect family-friendly fun, a food court, special entertainment, and original works sold by participating local artists & vendors.  Click here to download the 2018 artist & vendor application

  • Pumpkins in the Park Show your “Halloween Spirit” by wearing your favorite costume! This event will be held at Governor Notte Park on Friday, October 26, 2018. from 6:00-9:00PM, features an evening of Halloween music, refreshments, and train rides through mazes of spectacular carved jack-o-lanterns, painted pumpkins, and wonderful Halloween-themed displays. This is an enjoyable night for the entire family… no tricks – just treats! Rain date is October 28, 2017.


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