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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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Newport Historical Society Sponsors “Big Ideas for a Changing World” Essay Competition – “Hamilton” Tickets for Winners!

Newport Historical Society Sponsors “Big Ideas for a Changing World” Essay Competition – “Hamilton” Tickets for Winners!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2016 |

Entries must be emailed or postmarked by November 15, 2016. Winners will be announced March 1, 2017 and the prize trip will take place during the April 2017 school vacation. During the forthcoming academic year, high school sophomores have the chance to enter a unique essay competition sponsored by the Newport Historical Society. This writing […]

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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… more

new parents

Born to Breastfeed: A Community Event at Roger Williams Park Zoo

Born to Breastfeed: A Community Event at Roger Williams Park Zoo
[ 0 ] July 22, 2016 |
In celebration of WHO/UNICEF World Breastfeeding Week, the Rhode Island Breastfeeding Coalition is hosting the 4th annual Born to… more

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Home Work: Quatia “Q.” Osorio

Home Work: Quatia “Q.” Osorio
[ 3 ] July 26, 2016 |
Introducing Quatia Osorio, or simply “Q.”: business owner, mother of 5, and passionate advocate for healthy families,… more

child development

From School to Summer: Tips for the Transition

From School to Summer: Tips for the Transition
[ 0 ] June 27, 2016 |
By Anna Johnson When the school year ends, kids are excited. They can’t wait to leave the hallways and homework behind. But despite the… more
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