Category: activities: outdoor

Family Fun on the Plaza! 2016 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Making on the Moon!

Family Fun on the Plaza! 2016 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Making on the Moon!

[ 0 ] July 6, 2016 |

Kidoinfo + Downtown Parks Conservancy present: Summer Family Fun on the Plaza in Burnside Park Tuesdays and Thursdays (July and August). FREE. All Ages. Now in its 7th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with Jen Smith of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of […]

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Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum!

Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum!

[ 0 ] July 4, 2016 |

By Megan Fischer, Associate Director, Providence Children’s Museum For a fifth summer, Providence Children’s Museum is bringing playful hands-on activities to parks across Providence, building on its commitment to advocate for and raise awareness of the critical importance of children’s play, and its efforts to provide unstructured play opportunities throughout the community. Families will join […]

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A Summer of Play with Providence PlayCorps

A Summer of Play with Providence PlayCorps

[ 0 ] June 30, 2016 |

By Providence PlayCorps Providence PlayCorps returns for a third summer of unstructured play at parks throughout the city!  An innovative collaboration between the City of Providence’s Department of Parks + Recreation and Healthy Communities Office, the Partnership for Providence Parks and Providence Children’s Museum, PlayCorps activates low-income neighborhood parks across Providence with free play, art […]

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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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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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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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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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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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