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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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The Rhode Island Robot Block Party

The Rhode Island Robot Block Party

[ 0 ] April 6, 2016 |

The round-up of Rhody robots returns! In celebration of National Robotics Week (April 2-10), the 3rd annual Rhode Island Robot Block Party showcases hands-on activities and cool demonstrations to engage the whole family in learning more about how robotics are used in research, education, work and play. The Rhode Island Robot Block Party is presented […]

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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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Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

[ 3 ] February 2, 2016 |

In 1984, 37% of all computer science graduates were women, but today that number is just 18%. 20% of AP Computer Science test-takers are female, and 0.4% of high school girls express interest in majoring in Computer Science. Reshma Saujani founded the Girls Who Code organization to change those statistics with a mission to inspire, […]

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NEW! Homeschool Water Exploration

NEW! Homeschool Water Exploration

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016 |

By Providence Children’s Museum       Kids think, experiment and problem solve as they try different hands-on activities investigating water in a winter series especially for homeschool families. Build boats, dams and water wheels, create water art, and have time to explore Providence Children’s Museum’s interactive exhibits each week. Wednesdays, January 13, February 10 and March 9 […]

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Sing Away Hunger Concert with Bill Harley, Keith Munslow & Friends

Sing Away Hunger Concert with Bill Harley, Keith Munslow & Friends

[ 0 ] November 2, 2015 |

Join award-winning musicians Bill Harley and Keith Munslow, along with a talented group of their friends, for a fun and frolicking family concert to benefit the Rhode Island Food Bank. Saturday 21 November at 11am and 2pm at Lincoln School, Providence. Every year, Bill and Keith delight children with their hilarious songs and stories that will tickle […]

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A month full of Peace Events plus join Peace Fest RI, the global celebration of peace on September 19

A month full of Peace Events plus join Peace Fest RI, the global celebration of peace on September 19

[ 0 ] August 27, 2015 |

Kidoinfo (and me personally) are pleased to promote and support such an amazing project. The Peace Flag Project invites you to join in its 12th annual celebration of the International Day of Peace. The Peace Flag Project is a pro-peace nonprofit based here in Rhode Island, its work is focused on imagining peace, understanding peace, […]

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DIY Summer Fun: Make Your Sundial

DIY Summer Fun: Make Your Sundial

[ 0 ] August 14, 2015 |

Summer sunshine is in full force right now. We made this very simple yet effective sundial by placing a pencil in a ball of clay. Every hour, we marked the hour with a stone. This sundial goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We also enjoyed reading ‘How Do You Know What Time It Is?’ […]

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Summer at Coggeshall: Experience the 18th Century

Summer at Coggeshall: Experience the 18th Century

[ 0 ] July 23, 2015 |

From Cow School to Make & Mend, visitors can participate in the life of the farm. Coggeshall Farm Museum is pulling the veil off 18th century life this summer with a series of daily demonstrations and activities to engage visitors of all ages and interests. This living history farm in Bristol, Rhode Island portrays the […]

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Ukuleles for Peace

Ukuleles for Peace

[ 0 ] July 8, 2015 |

The Ukuleles for Peace group, a coexistence project between Israeli Jews and Arabs, will be performing one show in Rhode Island on July 12th as they tour New England and then fly out to Hawaii! This musical group was founded eleven years ago by Paul Moore while living in Israel. I heard about this project […]

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