Category: things to do

Meet a bestselling children’s book artist/author Nov. 24!

Meet a bestselling children’s book artist/author Nov. 24!

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

Bestselling children’s book artist/author and Massachusetts resident, Jan Brett, will appear in Plainville, MA, on Friday, November 24. Brett is the New York Times #1 bestselling artist/author of more than 35 books for children which have sold more than 40 million copies combined. Her books have been chosen as “Best Children’s Books of the Year” by […]

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Roger Williams Park Zoo is open free on Black Friday!

Roger Williams Park Zoo is open free on Black Friday!

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

Roger Williams Park Zoo will offer free admission on Friday, November 24.  The Zoo family hopes that visitors will share the holiday spirit with the community by bringing non-perishable food items to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Boxes for food items will be at the front gates of the Zoo. “The purpose of opening the […]

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Top 5 reasons to volunteer with your family

Top 5 reasons to volunteer with your family

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

“The family that perseveres in good works will surely have an abundance of blessings.” – Chinese Proverb By Jason Boulay, Communications Coordinator, United Way of Rhode Island Modern life is full of distractions — often, it seems we are more connected with the world around us than the people who matter most. While useful, the […]

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100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

[ 65 ] September 26, 2017 |

Consider 100 things to do with kids in Rhode Island, Kidoinfo’s Bucket List, filled with things to do with your children before they grow up! Fun, food, culture, and history all unique to our area: these are things we believe every young Rhode Islander should see and do.

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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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Family Matters: Easy Fall Craft Projects for Kids

Family Matters: Easy Fall Craft Projects for Kids

[ 0 ] August 1, 2017 |

We like to celebrate fall by making crafts that remind us of the season’s colors, shapes and textures or using natural materials found on our outdoor hikes. Many of these projects are simple and need little advanced planning. Although I show samples of finished crafts, these activities are as much or more about the process, the outdoor adventure and collecting the materials. Plan a walk and bring a bag to hold natural items along the way. Making art with kids can lead to unexpected discoveries and detours. If you want perfection, craft your own piece alongside or after the kids are asleep.

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Providence Community Library Helps Keep Kids Busy with Reading, Games, Free Entertainers & Summer Fun!

Providence Community Library Helps Keep Kids Busy with Reading, Games, Free Entertainers & Summer Fun!

[ 0 ] June 27, 2017 |

So much happening this summer at Providence Community Library (PCL), which provides daily fun, great books, and special performances at nine neighborhood locations. The Library helps school age students get stamps for their Passports to Summer Learning, learn how to track their activities using Providence READsquared software, complete PCL game cards and earn prizes for […]

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Kidoinfo Play in the Park 2017 Schedule

Kidoinfo Play in the Park 2017 Schedule

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017 |

Tuesdays (starting July 11) from 3-6pm in Burnside Park, Downtown Providence. Free fun for all ages.  Kidoinfo is proud partner of Play in the Park teaming up with Jen Smith of Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and company to bring family friendly activities to Burnside Park. There is something new each week!Plus Every Tuesday, from 3 – […]

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Kidoinfo Storytime + Art in the Park 2017 Schedule

Kidoinfo Storytime + Art in the Park 2017 Schedule

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017 |

Thursdays (July 13 – August 17) from 10:30am – 12:30pm in Burnside Park, Downtown Providence. Each summer Kidoinfo teams up with Jen Smith of Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and company to bring Storytime + Art in the Park to Burnside Park. Through this program, DDPC and Kidoinfo invite local authors, storytellers and illustrators to bring their […]

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RIMOSA: A New Providence Museum, of Curiosity!

RIMOSA: A New Providence Museum, of Curiosity!

[ 0 ] June 8, 2017 |

By Bonnie Epstein (RIMOSA Executive Director) & Kimberly Arcand (Popular science author & RIMOSA Board member) The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) was founded seven years ago – by local scientists, artists, parents, and educators – as a museum without walls to create exhibits and programs at the intersections of science and […]

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