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Write Rhode Island Submissions open until Dec 10

Write Rhode Island Submissions open until Dec 10

[ 0 ] December 5, 2017 |

Write Rhode Island is a short fiction competition for RI students co-created by Goat Hill and School One, an independent high school in Providence. Young writers can submit one work of fiction, 2500 words or less with a Rhode Island theme. Who can submit a story? Any RI student in grades 7-12. When is the deadline to […]

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Meet a bestselling children’s book artist/author Nov. 24!

Meet a bestselling children’s book artist/author Nov. 24!

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

Bestselling children’s book artist/author and Massachusetts resident, Jan Brett, will appear in Plainville, MA, on Friday, November 24. Brett is the New York Times #1 bestselling artist/author of more than 35 books for children which have sold more than 40 million copies combined. Her books have been chosen as “Best Children’s Books of the Year” by […]

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Roger Williams Park Zoo is open free on Black Friday!

Roger Williams Park Zoo is open free on Black Friday!

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

Roger Williams Park Zoo will offer free admission on Friday, November 24.  The Zoo family hopes that visitors will share the holiday spirit with the community by bringing non-perishable food items to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Boxes for food items will be at the front gates of the Zoo. “The purpose of opening the […]

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Top 5 reasons to volunteer with your family

Top 5 reasons to volunteer with your family

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

“The family that perseveres in good works will surely have an abundance of blessings.” – Chinese Proverb By Jason Boulay, Communications Coordinator, United Way of Rhode Island Modern life is full of distractions — often, it seems we are more connected with the world around us than the people who matter most. While useful, the […]

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Find food help locally

Find food help locally

[ 0 ] November 21, 2017 |

If you family needs help with food, there is a hunger hotline you can call. The USDA National Hunger Hotline can be reached at 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish). Through the hotline, callers can locate meals sites for kids, food pantries or soup kitchens for families, and/or other government and private meals programs near them. […]

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