Category Archives: SNA Events

Lippitt Park Fountain Meeting

The recent reminders by the Providence Parks Department that the Henry Bowen Anthony Fountain in Lippitt Park is unsafe and off-limits for people (whether to stand or play in the water or be on the structure itself) prompted a lot of conversation on SNA’s e-mail listserv (sign up for it here!). To continue that conversation […]

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Caroling For A Cause brings neighbors together in spirit of the season

About 25 adults and children braved unseasonably balmy weather Sunday to go Caroling For A Cause in the neighborhood. Covering the area of Bayard Street to Summit Avenue and Fourth to Sixth Streets, the group serenaded residents with traditional Christmas carols – plus one requested rendition of The Hannukkah Song – and were rewarded with […]

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Please join in Caroling For a Cause

   Carolers last year in front of Summit neighborhood home on Sixth Street.   This year, SNA will celebrate the rich diversity of the neighborhood as well as help to diminish hunger in our midst by sponsoring Caroling For a Cause. Summit residents and friends are invited to gather in Miriam Hospital’s cafeteria at 4 […]

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Join us at the SNA Education Forum

DATE: Thursday, November 19th TIME: 7:00-8:45 p.m. LOCATION: Rochambeau Library, Community Room The newly-formed Education Committee of the Summit Neighborhood Association will host an education forum in the Community Room of the Rochambeau Library. The purpose of this meeting is to gather our neighbors’ views on public education in Providence–what it is, what it is […]

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Apple products (organic) highlight cook off

On a traditional dark and stormy night, about 40 adults and a dozen children sampled their way through the Summit Neighborhood Association’s fifth annual cookoff a few days before Halloween. Gathering in Seven Stars bakery on Hope Street, the cooks brought a total of 11 entries, all with apples as the major ingredient. The dishes […]

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An apple this day keeps winter away

     Since autumn is upon us, this is the time for baked goods made from that New England staple – apple. The Summit Neighborhood Association’s annual bake off competition is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Seven Stars bakery, 820 Hope St. and the featured ingredient is apple. Everyone in the neighborhood is […]

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Annual yard sale is golden opportunity for green recycling, community spirit

  About 150 Summit residents and visitors joined in a major four-hour recycling effort Saturday at the SNA’s annual community yard sale. There were 22 registered tables of clothes, toys, books, lamps and even canoe paddles that the owners no longer needed and that could have ended up in the landfill. Instead, an army of […]

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Annual Music Festival rocks Lippitt Park as Providence shows community spirit

By Mathiew J. Medeiros On a hot, sunny Saturday during Rhode Island summer your options for adventure are limitless, but close to 2,000 people chose to hit up the Summit Music Festival in Lippitt Memorial Park. Headlined by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band playing for the first time in recent memory in Rhode Island, the […]

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Golden opportunity at annual yard sale

The Summit Neighborhood Association’s annual yard sale is coming soon! If you’re looking to offload no-longer-needed stuff or acquire some great used items at bargain prices, please join us at the Summit Neighborhood Association’s annual yard sale on September 19th. Details: Saturday, 9/19 from 9 to 1 in the yard at the Church of the […]

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Music Festival to rock your socks off

This year’s Summit Music Festival is on track to rock your socks off. Five acts new to the annual free event – The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Garrin Benfield, And The Kids, Torn Shorts and Brother Henry – will join the returning Extraordinary Rendition Band from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, in Lippitt […]

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