Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy secures $3K grant

THE DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE Parks Conservancy has received a $3,000 grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts for Greater Kennedy Plaza arts and cultural programming. Pictured are the Big Nazo puppeteers, which were featured as part of the summer programming. / COURTESY DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE PARKS CONSERVANCY

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has awarded the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy a $3,000 grant for Greater Kennedy Plaza arts and cultural programming.

The grant will help the conservancy present free, accessible and high-quality public programming in Burnside Park.

In recent years, programs have included live music events, a music series and beer garden, and lunchtime “Noon Tunes” events.

Mary MacDonald is a staff writer for the PBN. Contact her at macdonald@pbn.com.

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