A free, family-friendly event hosted by
East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce 

2021 Events

Monday, November 15, 2021
6pm - 8pm
Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Sponsored by
East Providence Office of the Honorable Mayor Roberto DaSilva
Office of Affirmative Action/EEO

Location: East Providence City Hall, 145 Taunton Avenue

Long before Watchemoket Square served as the (former) business district in East Providence, it was occupied by indigenous people; now known as Pokanoket (Wampanoag.) Join in the celebration and learn about their heritage and history in the area.

Open to the public.

Note: masks are required in City Hall

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Ribbon Cutting for New Sign in Watchemoket Square
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Location: Sidewalk sign near
31 Warren Avenue, East Providence

Join East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva and Laura McNamara, East Providence Area Chamber executive director for the official unveiling of the new digital sign promoting local businesses and activities in Watchemoket Square and the area.  Afterward, take one of self-guided walking tours (download tour below) or have lunch in the area..

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Self-guided Walking Tours of Watchemoket Square
Prepared by East Providence Historical Society
Three separate tours to take at your leisure:

  • “Queen Anne Land” Walnut Street/ Cross Street / Summit Street

  • Watchemoket Houses– 4th, 5th and 6th Streets:It’s All in the Details: Porches, Doors, and Towers

  • Watchemoket Potter/School/Purchase/Freeborn/Potter Streets