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City of Providence Independence Day Celebration on July 4: Full of family fun!

City of Providence Independence Day Celebration on July 4: Full of family fun!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2016 |

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased to announce the City’s annual Independence Day Celebration will be held at India Point Park on Monday, July 4th beginning at 4:30PM. This expanded event will feature family friendly activities, a bike parade and […]

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Providence Community Library Takes Learning on the Road to Schools and Recreation Centers with “Summer Reading in the Schoolyard”

Providence Community Library Takes Learning on the Road to Schools and Recreation Centers with “Summer Reading in the Schoolyard”

[ 0 ] June 26, 2016 |

Providence Community Library’s (PCL’s) big, red mobile library will become a familiar sight in the city this summer. Starting June 27, the bus will make weekly visits to ten elementary schools and provide library services at a number of summer and sports day camps operated by the City’s Recreation Department. The project, called Summer Reading […]

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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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Summer Outdoor Movie Round-up 2016

Summer Outdoor Movie Round-up 2016

[ 0 ] June 6, 2016 |

Rhode Islanders cling to the warmer months with such tenacity that even the movies are brought outside. The silver screen meets summer sunsets across the Ocean State, from retro drive-ins to BYO-Blanket venues on the lawn.  So set your toes in the cool grass, smell the salt air, and watch new and classic family films […]

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PVDFest 2016: Family Fun in Burnside Park, June 4th!

PVDFest 2016: Family Fun in Burnside Park, June 4th!

[ 0 ] June 2, 2016 |

Love to share all the cool things happening in Burnside Park—home of Kidoinfo Storytime / Art in the Park and Kidoinfo Play in the Park—this Saturday as part of the mega 2016 PVDFest! The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, in conjunction with Providence Art Culture Tourism & FirstWorks, invites you to Burnside Park during PVD Fest […]

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Your PVDFest Family Fun Checklist: Plenty for the kiddos to do on June 4!

Your PVDFest Family Fun Checklist: Plenty for the kiddos to do on June 4!

[ 0 ] May 30, 2016 |

With PVDFest quickly approaching, you may be wondering how family friendly is this big, free celebration in Downtown Providence happening Saturday, June 4?!? Thanks to this great round up from FirstWorks, the answer is easy: Plenty! There will be enough family-friendly fun to keep festival-goers of all ages entertained all day! – Anisa We know […]

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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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Today’s Home Work: Jamie Glowacki

Today’s Home Work: Jamie Glowacki

[ 1 ] May 9, 2016 |

Join us today as we meet one of my favorite local Moms, Jamie Glowacki, an energetic, acrobatic, entrepreneur who happens to be a potty-training ninja! I first met Jamie when she opened up a kid consignment shop years ago in Hope Artiste Village before moving the shop to Hope Street and then selling the business […]

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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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