Mini farmers' market to be held at RI State House

A mini farmers' market will be held in the State House parking lot Friday.

It's{}part of the Providence celebration of "Park(Ling) Day," an event drawing attention to the need for more open space in urban areas.

State Rep. Arthur Handy{}is putting together the State House installation, which will takeover{}10 parking spaces at the center of the lower lot from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

More than 30 "parklets" of various designs and themes are planned around the city.