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Lincoln School Presents 2017 Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors

Lincoln School Presents 2017 Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors

[ 0 ] October 4, 2017 |

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 Festival each year to meet acclaimed authors and illustrators from all corners of the country. These authors and illustrators will travel to Providence this October for the […]

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Doors Open Rhode Island Festival Shares Keys to Providence Treasures

Doors Open Rhode Island Festival Shares Keys to Providence Treasures

[ 0 ] September 12, 2017 |

Who hasn’t wandered along the streets of Providence and found their attention drawn to a historic building or unexpected detail that a sparks curiosity? What could have been here before? I wonder what lies beyond that hallway? Steeped in rich history and quirky legend, Providence has countless stories to tell; we just need to know […]

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A Solar Eclipse: Facts, Fun, and Coffee Milk

A Solar Eclipse: Facts, Fun, and Coffee Milk

[ 1 ] 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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Make a Difference This Summer

Make a Difference This Summer

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017 |

By The Rhode Island Community Food Bank Here are a couple of fun ways kids can help others during their summer vacation. Get Their Hands Dirty – Volunteer at a Community Farm All summer long, the community farms of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank grow fresh produce to distribute to food pantries across the […]

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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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Ways to Donate Items to Local Neighbors in Need

Ways to Donate Items to Local Neighbors in Need

[ 0 ] May 28, 2017 |

Spring signals that time to throw open the windows, clear the dust bunnies, and make space by moving out some of that ever-accumulating “stuff”. We all know the trappings of squirreling stuff: the sentimental clinging, the “just in case” stockpiling, the constant stream of a family’s things that flow in at a faster rate that […]

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Food Trucks Roll Out in Rhode Island

Food Trucks Roll Out in Rhode Island

[ 0 ] May 12, 2017 |

The days are growing longer, the layers are getting fewer, and food truck season is upon us! Food-on-wheels bringing communities together outdoors is one trend that we can get behind. There are more than 75 independent food truck vendors serving The Ocean State, from gourmet grilled cheese to vegan ice cream, coffee to shave ice. […]

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5th Grader Mianna Gonsalves Sworn in as Governor for a Day

5th Grader Mianna Gonsalves Sworn in as Governor for a Day

[ 0 ] May 8, 2017 |

From the Governor’s Office Governor Gina M. Raimondo hosted a swearing-in ceremony Friday morning for this year’s Governor for a Day. East Providence fifth-grade student Mianna Gonsalves won the Governor’s annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest and earned the opportunity to spend the day as Rhode Island’s Governor and learn about public service. Gonsalves was […]

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Children’s Books as Bridges

Children’s Books as Bridges

[ 0 ] March 29, 2017 |

Right now, so many of us are seeking to connect the children in our lives with bridges, empathy, and empowerment in the face of separation, misunderstanding, and fear. While the values we impart are rooted in our adult-child relationships, we also pave the way to a wider world-view beyond day-to-day experience. Books are one portal […]

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Meet Mike Malkoff: Building Community of Local Dads

Meet Mike Malkoff: Building Community of Local Dads

[ 0 ] January 10, 2017 |

Upcoming Meetups (via Meetup.com, join the Boston Dads Group to learn about upcoming get togethers. Send Mike a private message when you join!) – Weekly meetups, Friday mornings at Providence Public Library’s Cradles to Crayons program – Wednesday, 1/18 at Renaissance Gymanastics Academy – Wednesday, January 25th at Roger Williams Park Botanical Center It is […]

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