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. Here in the United States, my own family and friends will make long distance calls […]
Category: high school age
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. 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 Lawrence’s riveting lead performance and director Francis Lawrence’s phenomenal adaptation of Suzanne Collin’s bestselling book.
Rhode Island students in grades 4 – 12 are invited to take the Letters About Literature 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. 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.
“One Kid Can!” Toolkit Helps Kids Make a Difference RI Community Food Bank to distribute free toolkits at Farmers Markets
Now, kids and teens who want to make a difference in their community have a free resource to help them get started.
Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, August 25, as we explore this area together. Whenever I mention Neutaconkanut Hill, people usually look at me funny and then ask me two questions: “How do you say that?” and “Where is it?” Given that “the Hill” is one of my very favorite […]
Kidoinfo has 20 tickets to give away to 2013 Foo Fest. Want a chance to win? Tell us your kid’s favorite band/artist in the comments below. We’ll randomly select 10 winners on Wed., August 7th at Noon. Foo Fest, AS220′s annual summertime block party bash, returns to Empire Street in downtown Providence on Saturday, August […]