April Fools Day or ‘Joking Day’ comes but once a year but has its roots in ancient times.
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Join us! 18 features and 65 shorts from around the world for children and their families.
The 5th Annual Providence Childrenâ€™s Film Festival (PCFF) will take place from February 13 to 23, coinciding with the February 2014 School Vacation.
Dorothy Chin Gerding of Smithfield, RI shares how she and her family celebrate Chinese New Year. Gung Hey Fat Choy! Happy Lunar New Year! In China this is a month long celebration that brings families together from far and wide. Â Here in the United States, my own family and friends will make long distance calls […]
Learn about Using PPL’s Rhode Island Collection & Other Resources to Research Your Own Genealogy! The Providence Public Library (PPL) Rhode Island Collection is pleased to announce a Family History Workshop Series to run from January through September 2014, beginning Saturday, January 18.Â Designed to be cumulative in knowledge, each workshop builds upon the last […]
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the satisfyingly exhilarating follow-up to The Hunger Games, is easily one of the most entertaining sequels to come out of Hollywood in a long time, thanks to Jennifer Lawrenceâ€™s riveting lead performance and director Francis Lawrenceâ€™s phenomenal adaptation of Suzanne Collinâ€™s bestselling book.
Rhode Island students in grades 4 — 12 are invited to take theÂ Letters About LiteratureÂ challenge by writing a personal letter to an admired author – someone who has written a book that has been an inspiration for change in their lives.Â The deadline is December 10, 2013 for grades 9-12 and January 10, 2014 for grades […]
First up, is Weird Cartoon Universe: Making Short Comics and Stop-Motion Animation, taught by local cartoonist and ‘zine maker Mimi Chrzanowski. Perfect for kids who want to see their drawings come to life and dance across the computer screen. Let your creativity loose, all ideas are welcome! In fact, the weirder the better! The first […]
For a behind-the-scenes look at the best-kept secret in local birthday parties, come to the Providence College Women’s Hockey Day. Designed to showcase the 2013-2014 team, here you can meet the team and tour the newly renovated Schneider Arena, including the locker rooms. Especially for young sports plays and fans, meeting the players is a […]
Celebrate the end of summer and the arrival of fall with an outdoor movie screening and launching of candlelit ice boats onto Mashapaug Pond.