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Rhode Island Pre-K Program Lottery is Open for 2017-18 School Year

Rhode Island Pre-K Program Lottery is Open for 2017-18 School Year

[ 0 ] June 12, 2017 |

The Rhode Island Pre-Kindergarten Program, entering its 9th year, provides free, high quality pre-kindergarten classes to eligible children. The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) oversees the program. This coming September, spaces will be available for 1,080 children to participate in the 60 pre-kindergarten classes. To be eligible, children must be 4 years old by […]

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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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PVD Fest 2017 for Kidos and Families

PVD Fest 2017 for Kidos and Families

[ 0 ] May 30, 2017 |

PVD Fest takes over Providence for its third year, infusing our downtown city streets and parks with music, dance, food, art and play. The Fest is a 4 day series of free events around the city spanning June 1 through June 4 with the big bash taking place from noon into night on Saturday, June […]

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crafts

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… more

new parents

Meet Mike Malkoff: Building Community of Local Dads

Meet Mike Malkoff: Building Community of Local Dads
[ 0 ] January 10, 2017 |
Upcoming Meetups (via Meetup.com, join the Boston Dads Group to learn about upcoming get togethers. Send Mike a private message when you… more

food

Find food help locally

Find food help locally
[ 0 ] November 21, 2017 |
If you family needs help with food, there is a hunger hotline you can call. The USDA National Hunger Hotline can be reached at… more

home work balance

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

things to do

Write Rhode Island Submissions open until Dec 10

Write Rhode Island Submissions open until Dec 10
[ 0 ] December 5, 2017 |
Write Rhode Island is a short fiction competition for RI students co-created by Goat Hill and School One, an independent high school in… more

child development

Learn more about the Family & Development Lab!

Learn more about the Family & Development Lab!
[ 0 ] August 25, 2017 |
The Family & Development Lab at Providence College—under the direction of Dr. Kelly Warmuth, Assistant Professor of Psychology—is… more
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