This is it guys! We made it to the longest long weekend of summer. Here’s how we’re taking advantage of our time off.
MOVIES ON THE BLOCK: Dr. Strangelove
260 Westminster Street :: Thursday 29th :: Sunset :: Free
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. Rated PG
Breakfast Sandwich at Small Point Café
230 Westminster Street :: M-F 7am-7:30pm; Sa 7:30am-7:30pm; Su 8am-7:30pm :: $
Take a leisurely morning to yourself or with friends, reading the paper and enjoying a boss egg and cheese. We like ours with avocado. P.S. Small Point Café will be open on the 4th of July from 8am-2pm.
Unwind with some jazz at Aurora
276 Westminster Street :: Sunday 2nd :: 7pm :: $10
A special evening celebrating the soft, articulated, and dynamic stylings of Chet Baker. Featuring jazz performance alums from URI: Manuel Morales on trumpet, Clay Nordhill on guitar, Evan Magno on bass. Jim Nordhill is on drums.
MONDAY BEACH DAY!
Skip the dreaded Monday moods and take off to the beach! We recently put together our favorite adventure toys from Homestyle, check ’em out to see if you’re prepared to make a day of it!
4th of July Celebration
India Point Park :: Tuesday 4th :: 7pm :: Free
A family-friendly tradition in Providence that honors the birth of our nation while bringing Providence’s diverse neighborhoods together for a cultural celebration featuring live music from Navy Band Northeast, a taste of Providence’s famed culinary scene and some of the best fireworks this side of the Atlantic.
BIKE PARADE + VALET
Children and adults are encouraged to bike to India Point Park and participate in Mayor Elorza’s 2nd Annual Independence Day Bike Parade. The Parade kicks off at 6:00PM from Providence City Hall. The bike parade will weave its way along the shoreline and end at the stage at India Point Park.
Ocean Spray Food Truck :: Haven Bros Mobile :: Fugo :: Championship Melt :: Kona Ice :: Tricycle Ice Cream :: Open Season Catering :: Kettle Korn Express :: Dudley’s :: Gotta Q BBQ :: Sarcastic Sweets :: Cape Cod Cannolis :: J & S Pineapple Express :: Friskie Fries :: Noble Knots :: New England Lemonade
MAIN STAGE – SORAIYA
Eleven-year old Soraiya Marines, has performed live for audiences at PVDFest, the Dominican Festival of RI, and a Providence College Friars basketball game. Her interest and talent for singing was noted early on when her family held monthly karaoke nights. At the age of six, she began participating in school performances and talent shows. This is the second time that Soraiya will appear at the City of Providence Independence Day celebration.
MAIN STAGE – NAVY BAND NORTHEAST
Immediately following Soraiya’s performance, the Navy Band Northeast will take the main stage. Established in 1974, Navy Band Northeast is based on board NAVSTA Newport and is one of 11 official U.S. Navy bands worldwide, providing musical support for military ceremonies, recruiting, morale and retention programs, and community relations.