WaterFire Providence announces 2019 schedule, #Art4Impact Series

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WaterFire Providence announced their 2019 #Art4Impact Series and WaterFire Season Schedule on their website today.

To celebrate 25 years of transforming a place and building community in Providence, RI, WaterFire Providence announces its inaugural #Art4Impact series of events.

The #Art4Impact series will include three themed series of WaterFire lightings and events with each series highlighting community milestones, challenges or issues that WaterFire has been helping celebrate or raise awareness of with community partners over its first 24 years.

In addition to the #Art4Impact series, WaterFire will start the 2019 season with a basin lighting on Thursday, May 23 for the National Association of State Treasurers Treasury Management Training Symposium and the first full lighting of the season will be Saturday, June 22 sponsored in part by Cox Communications. At the time of this announcement, there will be eight full lightings and one basin lighting in 2019 with more lightings added as funding becomes available. For more information about sponsoring WaterFire, please contact Ed Cabral, manager of sponsorship and corporate relations at ed@waterfire.org or 401.443.5546.

Preliminary 2019 Season Schedule

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Thursday, May 23
BASIN LIGHTING – Sunset 8:07 pm
Sponsored in part by National Association of State Treasurers Treasury Management Training Symposium

Saturday, June 22
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 8:24 pm
Sponsored in part by Cox Communications

Summer of Science Series || Apollo 11 50th-Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, July 20
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 8:16 pm
Celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and man’s first steps on the moon.
Sponsored in part by NASA RI Space Grant ConsortiumBrown University, and Providence College

Arts and Health Series || C is for Cure: RI Defeats Hep C 
Saturday, August 3 
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 8:02 pm
WaterFire Providence is partnering up with RI Defeats Hep C for the 6th “C is for Cure” event.
Sponsored in part by AbbVie and Amica Insurance

Summer of Science Series || TechFire
Saturday, August 17
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 7:43 pm
Sponsored in part by Virgin Pulse

Arts and Health Series || WaterFire for Recovery
Saturday, September 14
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 6:57 pm
WaterFire for Recovery celebrates the 30th-Anniversary of National Recovery Month in partnership with the RI Department of HealthDepartment of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals and Department of Corrections.

Summer of Science Series || Big Bang Science Fair
Community Heroes Series || Celebrating Educational Excellence in Rhode Island
Saturday, September 28
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 6:33 pm
The 2nd Annual Big Bang Science Fair presented by Brown University
Celebrating Educational Excellence in Rhode Island in partnership with the RI Department of Education
Sponsored in part by Fidelity Investments

Arts and Health Series || Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life™
Community Heroes Series || Honoring Nurses and Healthcare Workers
Saturday, October 5
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 6:21 pm
14th Annual Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life™
Sponsored in part by Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation

Community Heroes Series || WaterFire Salute to Veterans
Saturday, November 2
FULL LIGHTING – Sunset 5:39 pm
Honoring our veterans for the 7th Annual WaterFire Salute to Veterans event.
Sponsored in part by National Grid

Other Upcoming Events

Friday, October 18
FireBall – SAVE THE DATE!
Join us at FireBall, a stellar celebration at the WaterFire Arts Center! Enjoy an exciting evening with dinner, dancing, art, and special surprises.

For more information, visit www.waterfire.org.