Category: nature/science

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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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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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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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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Soaring in September: Audubon Raptor Weekend 2016

Soaring in September: Audubon Raptor Weekend 2016

[ 0 ] September 1, 2016 |

Here they come! Eagles, Owls, Hawks and Falcons are headed to Bristol, Rhode Island on September 10 and 11, 2016. These rulers of the avian world have razor-sharp talons, highly developed eyesight and hooked beaks that rip and tear. They are also strikingly beautiful. These birds of prey will be descending on the Audubon Society […]

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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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Spring Nature Crafts

Spring Nature Crafts

[ 0 ] March 23, 2016 |

We made it! The snow and colder days of Winter have finally bid us farewell and we welcome the warmer days of birds nesting and rain clouds with open arms. Is it wrong to say I miss those slower, cozy days of winter? Browsing the airwaves for some easy Spring craft ideas, I came across […]

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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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