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Hope Street Spring Block Party 2016

Hope Street Spring Block Party 2016

[ 0 ] May 17, 2016 |

The Hope Street Spring Block Party returns Saturday, May 21, bigger and better than ever! Check out local music, food trucks, a fashion show, kids’ activities, and beer garden, hosted by The Hope Street Merchants Association. Hope Street will be closed to car traffic from Rochambeau Avenue to Fifth Street, creating more than a quarter-mile […]

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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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RI Farm Scavenger Hunt: an Agricultural Adventure Awaits!

RI Farm Scavenger Hunt: an Agricultural Adventure Awaits!

[ 0 ] May 4, 2016 |

Spring has sprung and the scrumptious Rhode Island growing season is underway! The Rhode Island Fruit Growers Association and the URI Extension Outreach Center are making the harvest that much sweeter with the 6th annual 2016 Farm Scavenger Hunt. Explore the beauty and bounty of farms across our diverse Ocean State landscape while solving picture […]

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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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Moms for Moms – Families First Rhode Island

Moms for Moms – Families First Rhode Island

[ 0 ] April 25, 2016 |

It takes a whole village to raise a child -Igobo and Yoruba (Nigeria) Proverb No matter what her circumstances, even with the most abundant resources surrounding her, when a woman becomes a new mother her hormones surge, her sleep is deprived, and her life as she knows it is completely rocked. When stressors like post-partum […]

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Friends of Providence Community Library Speak Up!

Friends of Providence Community Library Speak Up!

[ 0 ] March 23, 2016 |

We love our neighborhood libraries – every one of them an essential community hub for gathering to learn, socialize, and connect. – Anisa The Friends of Providence Community Library (PCL) system — Fox Point, Knight Memorial, Mt Pleasant, Olneyville, Rochambeau, Smith Hill, South Providence, Wanskuck and Washington Park libraries — will rally on Thursday, March […]

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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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Family-Friendly Performance Series

Family-Friendly Performance Series

[ 0 ] November 17, 2015 |

The holidays are here and the “Family Performance Series,” Artists’ Exchange’s newest family-friendly programming, is the perfect activity to entertain all of your family members for little to no cost.  Series performances began in September and will run through May 2016, with shows on Saturday mornings from 11:00am-12:00pm at Theatre 82 & Café, located at 82 Rolfe […]

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Family Halloween Yoga Class Fun at Hope Artiste Village. Costumes welcome!

Family Halloween Yoga Class Fun at Hope Artiste Village. Costumes welcome!

[ 0 ] October 20, 2015 |

Join Erin Vinacco this Halloween for a free family yoga class on Halloween Day (October 31) at the Motion Center Yoga Collective, Hope Artiste Village, Pawtucket. Halloween Costumes are welcome! Regular weekly classes will be be held throughout the winter during Farmer’s Market starting Nov 1st, Saturdays 10-10:45am, $5 per participant. Free for little ones under 2! Come move, breathe, play […]

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The Teal Pumpkin Project

The Teal Pumpkin Project

[ 0 ] October 19, 2015 |

This Halloween, FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) is encouraging food allergy families to start a new tradition: painting a pumpkin teal and placing it on your porch as a sign to other families managing food allergies that you have non-food treats available at your home. Your teal pumpkin is also a way to raise awareness […]

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