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Mace Bearer

Published 05/07/2017

2017 Parade Mace Bearer Announced The Gaspee Days Committee is pleased to announce the Mace Bearer for the 2017 parade as Kasmin J. Yarn, Rhode Island's first Director of Veterans Affair. Kasmin is a an active-duty naval officer who is will soon be retiring after 20 years of military service. The Rhode Island Mace has been carried...

Parade Grand Marshal 2017

Published 05/07/2017

Gaspee Days Parade Chairperson, Sharon Alves announced Dennis DeJesus, CEO of Special Olympics Rhode Island will serve as the Grand Marshal. Dennis DeJesus, a Cranston resident has led the Special Olympics Rhode Island since 2009. Special Olympics Rhode Island currently recruits volunteers to coach 3,400 Rhode Island competitors. Sharon Alves, the 52nd Gaspee Days Parade Chair commented...

Block Party Sponsored by O'Rourke's Bar and Grill

Published 04/30/2017

Gaspee Days and O'Rourkes's Bar and Grill to host Block Party The Gaspee Days Committee will be holding a Block Party sponsored by O'Rourke's Bar and Grill on Saturday, May 28th. This always popular event invites you to join the Committee in Pawtuxet Park for a night of music, beer, and neighborhood fun! Gate opens at...

Gaspee Days Event List

Published 04/13/2017

Gaspee Days Event List The Gaspee Days Committee volunteers are working to ready the events for our celebration in May in June.* Below you will find a list of all of the events. For more information on the events go to the Event link on our web site.     Arts and Crafts Festival - May 27-29 Block Party...

Prizes Increase for Gaspee Days 5K Race

Published 04/02/2017

Prizes are Increased for Gaspee Days 5K Winners The Gaspee Days 5K Road Race planning committee has some great news! The prizes for the road race winnners has been increased.  First place winners will now be awarded $500.00! Each level of winning has been increased! Check out the details when you register on our website. Runners...