Join us! THIRD-Annual Kidoinfo Spooky (but Not so Scary) Storytime & Haunted Art in the Park!

[ 0 ] October 14, 2014 |

Spooky3FBSaturday, October 25, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

Kidoinfo is teaming up again with Jen Smith (of Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy) along with the amazing Alison Paul and the rest of our awesome summer storytime gang to bring you Halloween fun in Burnside Park!

Join us in Burnside Park on Saturday, October 25 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm for a special fall Kidoinfo Spooky (but Not So Scary) Storytime & Haunted Art in the Park with author/illustrator guest readers Alison Paul and Jen Corace…and Ricky Katowics back at it in Art in the Park – Haunted Edition! Come in costume and get a special treat!

Spooky (but Not So Scary) Storytime
Hear guest authors & illustrators read their books and other spooky favorites: Author/illustrator Alison Paul‘s The Crow: A Not So Scary Story, an ode to Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven for kids is a not so scary story about a girl who sees a crow outside her window-and what happens when you let your imagination run away with you!┬áLocal author Jen Corace‘s Gibbous Moony is a young “fruititarian” vampire that is learning the power of his own bite! Guests will also read their other favorite spooky books, along with special guest, Anisa Raoof of Kidoinfo and Ricky Katowicz!


Haunted Art in the Park
Following Storytime, at Haunted Art in the Park kids can explore Alison Paul’s haunted house in Burnside Park, guest artist Ricky Katowicz returns to help kids spookify the park with Halloween art-making (pet bats & ghosts & more!). Also learn about anatomy with our life-size skeleton, Ms. Bones and guess the guts at the touch-and-feel Halloweeny table!


More fun: Explore our Spooky playground, FREE Halloween facepainting with artist Heidi Born, climb our haunted haystack, get down to our special Halloweenie sound-track, come in costume and get a Treat!

WHERE: Burnside Park, Downtown Providence
AGES: All ages!

Sponsored by Kidoinfo & Greater Kennedy Plaza, a project of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, RISCA, the City of Providence, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, Department of Parks & Recreation.


Category: books, kidoinfo event, kids, local ri area, preschool, special events

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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