Weaver Library August Programs
Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 401-434-2453 eastprovidencelibrary.org
Weaver Library Summer Concert
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 6:30pm
We are so proud to have URI’s Big Band in East Providence! The band plays the Newport Jazz Festival next! Rocket Fine Street Food will be serving at 5:30pm. Bring a lawn chair for the free concert.
Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:30 -7pm
Bring the children early to your Farmers Market as Toe Jam Puppet Band is performing at 3:30pm followed by Accordion Cool at 4:45pm.
Pop-up-Painting Day at the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 9, 2018 4 -7pm
The local produce is delicious and pretty enough to paint! Paint a picture of your favorite vegetable from 4 -6pm. Folk group Farm Dog performs at 4pm.
Socrates Cafe at the Weaver Library
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 4:00- 6:00pm
Join moderator Betsy-Shea Taylor to learn about Socrates Cafe, a thoughtful discussion group that respectfully addresses questions of universal interest. Two discussion groups will begin in September. Registration is required.
Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World
Author talk with Mike Stanton
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 7:00pm
The Prince of Providence bestselling author Mike Stanton will discuss his latest book, a revelatory biography of Rocky Marciano, the greatest heavyweight champion of all time, the man who never lost a professional fight. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Ocean State Ramblers return to the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 16, 2018 4 -7pm
Children can use their detective skills to solve riddles and locate items at the market from 4 -6pm. Enjoy bluegrass music with the Ocean State Ramblers starting at 4pm.
The Class of 1969 Book & Author Talk with Ronald Bernier
Monday, August 20, 2018 7pm
Local author Ron Bernier, survivor of “Sockanosset,” or the “bad boys’ school” as it was known by generations of Rhode Islanders, will discuss his memoir, The Class of 1969. The story follows Bernier’s childhood of loss and poverty which resulted in a stay at the RI Training School (Sockanosset’s official name.) Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Chillax at the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 23, 2018 3 -7pm
This is a SPECIAL day starting at 3pm with a FREE ICE CREAM CONE for all ages! Enjoy a chair massage from 4 -6pm. Singer/songwriter Jacob Haller performs from 4 -6pm. See a beautiful performance by Holly and the Sacred Flames Belly dancers at 6pm.
Weaver Library Summer Concert ~ The Jesse Liam Band Back by Popular Demand!
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 6:30pm
The Jesse Liam Band returns by popular demand for an uplifting, entertaining, and energetic performance, playing tunes for everyone from ages 2 - 92! Bring a lawn chair for the free concert. Pop's All Beef Hot Dogs will be serving!
Folk Duo Cardboard Ox at the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 30, 2018 4 -7pm
Providence-based musical duo Cardboard Ox performs at 4pm. Support your Farmers Market, local musicians, and your Library.
Two Great Bands at the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, September 6, 2018 4 -7PM
We can't get enough music today! The Farmers Market welcomes the amazing and multi-talented Vox Hunters at 4pm followed by Superchief Trio at 6:30pm! Shop the market, bring a chair and a cooler for your veggies and stay awhile. Pop's All Beef Hot Dogs will be serving!
Weaver Library programs are free and open to all. No registration necessary unless otherwise noted.