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African Summer Bash

August 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


The 30th Annual African Summer Bash will take place on August 12, 2023, at Richardson Park (on Prairie Ave.) in Providence from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. This event is a collaborative effort of the African communities of Rhode Island and Oasis International -The African Center of Rhode Island.

Help us make this a fully representative Bash that will spotlight our magnificent cultures. You can contact the Oasis office at 401-421-1252 and 401-302-0476 for more information, email info@oasisri.org or Web@ www.oasisri.org.

This year you will be entertained by award winning DJ ASAP and Cultural Dance groups. TRADITIONAL AFRICAN DRUM by Sidy Maiga, Dominican Dance Group by Iris Yinette; Black Storyteller group, Igbo Ladies Dancers; Lydia Perez Yoruba Group- Puerto Rican Art. Oasis Youth Steppers; Black Story Tellers, RI Cape Verdean Heritage Dancers and other professional dancers and singers.

There will be a Providence Health Center Wellness Team onsite for the community, Neighborhood’s health and BlueCross Wellness Team providing health information, Butler Memories and aging, United Health Care Community Plan, and Tufts Health Plan will be providing health information. Come out and get your blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol checked for free. Getting these simple screenings can identify a problem allowing for early treatment and prevention of serious health problems.

The Summer Bash provide you the opportunity to network, find out what’s new in the African Community. Come one come all to a free event to enjoy our community!!!!!

Oasis International is an alumni organization of RI Expansion Arts, a partnership program of RI Humanities, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA), and the Rhode Island Foundation.


August 12, 2023
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Oasis International
(401) 421-1252
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Richardson Park
64 RIchardson St.
Providence, RI 02905 United States
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