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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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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 Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal

The Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal

[ 1 ] October 13, 2015 |

Whether you are experienced hikers or totally new to the trails, The Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide and Journal has everything you need to help you prepare for and enjoy exploring the great outdoors with children of all ages and abilities. The 42 family-friendly hikes include short, stroller-friendly walks as well as longer, more rugged excursions throughout Rhode […]

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Coggeshall Farm Harvest Fair

Coggeshall Farm Harvest Fair

[ 0 ] September 9, 2015 |

Step off the 21st-century treadmill and celebrate the simple life at Coggeshall Farm Museum’s 42nd Annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20 from 9 am to 4 pm. The festival takes place on the 48-acre living history farm located at 1 Colt Drive in Bristol. Harvest Fair engages visitors of all ages in friendly […]

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Owls, Hawks, and Falcons! Oh My!

Owls, Hawks, and Falcons! Oh My!

[ 0 ] August 31, 2015 |

Check out the wonderful September programs and events for children and families at the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. Audubon Environmental Education Center Bristol, RI Audubon Raptor Weekend September 12th & 13th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Bring the brood and get up-close with owls, hawks and falcons at Raptor Weekend! There are flight presentations, […]

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AS220’s Foo Fest returns on August 8: Fun for the whole family!

AS220’s Foo Fest returns on August 8: Fun for the whole family!

[ 0 ] July 31, 2015 |

Foo Fest, AS220’s annual summertime block party bash, returns to Empire Street in downtown Providence on Saturday, August 8th, from 1pm to 1am, bringing you 12 hours of music, art, performance, kid and family-friendly activities, local food and drink, and much more! Kidoinfo is proud to sponsor such a cool creative happening that inspires kids […]

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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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PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE: New Joint Summer Fun & Learning Opportunity for RI Families!

PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE: New Joint Summer Fun & Learning Opportunity for RI Families!

[ 0 ] July 15, 2015 |

Families can get their free passports at Providence Public Library and Providence Community Libraries Providence Public Library and its partners in adventure and learning are pleased to announce the Passport To Adventure, a new collaborative venture available to Rhode Island families for use this summer.  The 2015 Passport To Adventure showcases fun and enriching summer […]

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