Category: tweens

A Solar Eclipse: Facts, Fun, and Coffee Milk

A Solar Eclipse: Facts, Fun, and Coffee Milk

[ 0 ] August 14, 2017 |

I can remember being in elementary school on the day of a solar eclipse. My mom sent me off for the day with a kiss, my lunch box, and words I recall as: don’t look at the sun today or you’ll go blind. I’m pretty sure I walked directly home from the bus with my […]

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PVD Fest 2017 for Kidos and Families

PVD Fest 2017 for Kidos and Families

[ 0 ] May 30, 2017 |

PVD Fest takes over Providence for its third year, infusing our downtown city streets and parks with music, dance, food, art and play. The Fest is a 4 day series of free events around the city spanning June 1 through June 4 with the big bash taking place from noon into night on Saturday, June […]

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Alt-Comic Con Gives Providence Kids a Ticket-Free Taste of Creative Arts & Pop Culture

Alt-Comic Con Gives Providence Kids a Ticket-Free Taste of Creative Arts & Pop Culture

[ 0 ] November 9, 2016 |

The RI Comic Con is a major event in the Rhode Island calendar but many Providence kids and teens can’t buy tickets or travel to the big convention. That’s why Providence Community Library is hosting Alt-Comic Con at Mount Pleasant Library on Saturday, November 12th, 1:00PM-5:00PM, to give them a taste of convention day excitement. […]

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RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors Returns to Lincoln School on October 15

RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors Returns to Lincoln School on October 15

[ 0 ] October 11, 2016 |

Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Lincoln School, 301 Butler Ave, Providence, RI Admission is $5 Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it boasts one of the largest and best book festivals in the nation. Thousands of people come to the Book […]

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Back to School Countdown

Back to School Countdown

[ 0 ] August 18, 2016 |

Whether you’re chomping at the bit for the return of routine or cringing at the dwindling beach weekends, or both: back to school time is upon us. To tame the beast of procrastination and shine some light on the transition from summer to school, we dug into the kido archives to share our favorite articles […]

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Join the RI Great Outdoors Pursuit 2016!

Join the RI Great Outdoors Pursuit 2016!

[ 0 ] June 9, 2016 |

June is Great Outdoors Month and the eighth annual Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit is underway! All summer long, families are invited to camp, kayak, fish, hike, and shoot a bow and arrow at Rhode Island’s state parks while winning great prizes! Here’s how it works: Participants register online (free!) and self-print a Pursuit Passport. […]

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Calling Bakers to Compete in the Coggeshall Cook Off at the RI Fiber Festival and Craft Fair

Calling Bakers to Compete in the Coggeshall Cook Off at the RI Fiber Festival and Craft Fair

[ 0 ] May 16, 2016 |

Pull out your baking pans and start testing recipes for the Coggeshall Cook Off, which will take place at the RI Fiber Festival and and Craft Fair on Saturday, May 21 at Coggeshall Farm Museum. This year’s theme is Yeasted Breads. Coggeshall is a nonprofit living history museum in Bristol, RI depicting the lives of […]

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Documentary Film Screening: SCREENAGERS Growing Up in the Digital Age on May 20

Documentary Film Screening: SCREENAGERS Growing Up in the Digital Age on May 20

[ 0 ] May 5, 2016 |

Nathan Bishop Middle School PTO presents the film, SCREENAGERS Growing Up in the Digital Age, a documentary about one of the biggest parenting issues of our time. The screening takes place, Friday, May 20 at 7pm and is open to the community. (Tickets required, see details below.) Are you watching kids scroll through life, with […]

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Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Kick-Off May 7 at the State House

Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Kick-Off May 7 at the State House

[ 0 ] April 27, 2016 |

Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, the ‘one book, one state’ initiative for students in grades 3-6, kicks off its 7th year with the 2016 Newbery Honor winning book, Roller Girl by Rhode Island School of Design graduate Victoria Jamieson. Grammy Award winning storyteller and author, Bill Harley, is the 2016 Chair of Kids Reading Across […]

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Buy Local: 50 Gifts for Babies, Children and Teens to Buy in Providence Stores

Buy Local: 50 Gifts for Babies, Children and Teens to Buy in Providence Stores

[ 1 ] November 23, 2015 |

By Michele Meek, ShelfDig No one can deny the convenience of online shopping. Even my grandmother is ordering gifts from Amazon now. Still, many of us want to support our local stores. And believe me, the stores want that too. So a group of us created ShelfDig—a website that enables you to browse and search […]

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