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Brown University turns 250 and we’re all invited to the party!

Brown University turns 250 and we’re all invited to the party!

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014 |

Brown’s 250th Anniversary Opening Celebration weekend includes many family-friendly events, and Brown welcomes the community to participate! Most events are FREE of charge…

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March means Muddy boots and Maple sugaring!

March means Muddy boots and Maple sugaring!

[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

It’s spring at last! Bring the family and enjoy sweet maple sugaring or get outside and take a guided hike on a wildlife refuge. The warmer weather is on its way, so pull on some boots, head outside, and enjoy nature with Audubon! Unless noted, registration is required for all programs. A complete listing of […]

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Got a question? Need information? AskRI.org!

Got a question? Need information? AskRI.org!

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

Need to fix your car? Is your aunt visiting from Florence and you need to brush up on your Italian? Can’t remember how to do long division? Trying to find your great-grandfather’s birth certificate? There is a quick and free online resource for almost any question you have or information you might need ,with librarians online […]

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Family Hiking: Audubon’s McIntosh Wildlife Refuge and Environmental Education Center

Family Hiking: Audubon’s McIntosh Wildlife Refuge and Environmental Education Center

[ 0 ] January 18, 2014 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Monday, January 20th, as we explore this area together. Tucked behind the renowned Audubon Environmental Education Center (EEC), a state-of-the-art natural history museum and aquarium with interactive exhibits featuring local habitats and fun activities to learn about and enjoy nature, is the McIntosh Wildlife Refuge. […]

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Local Film Screening: “Room to Breathe”

Local Film Screening: “Room to Breathe”

[ 0 ] December 2, 2013 |

Bainbridge School invites the community to join a screening and discussion of the film “Room to Breathe”. A panel of experts on the integration of education and mindfulness will reflect on the film and take questions from the audience immediately following the screening. All ticket sales from the screening will go toward the expansion of […]

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Acorn Squash – not just for decorating

Acorn Squash – not just for decorating

[ 0 ] November 4, 2013 |

More than mere table decoration, acorn squash is a fabulous cooking squash and it is now exactly in season.

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Toys R Us should rethink priorities. Big companies can also care about the environment.

Toys R Us should rethink priorities. Big companies can also care about the environment.

[ 0 ] November 2, 2013 |

I’m not anti-toys or anti-shopping but I am against glorifying the need to buy stuff  from a big box store by squashing or diminishing the importance of something valuable—in this instance, environmental education or any educational school field trip of which there are so few these days.  A recent ad put out by Toys R […]

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Urban Pond Procession (UPP) 2013 Summer Series Send-Off

Urban Pond Procession (UPP) 2013 Summer Series Send-Off

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013 |

Celebrate the end of summer and the arrival of fall with an outdoor movie screening and launching of candlelit ice boats onto Mashapaug Pond.

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Join us for IMAGINATION WEEK at the newly opened IMAGINATION CENTER in Burnside Park!

Join us for IMAGINATION WEEK at the newly opened IMAGINATION CENTER in Burnside Park!

[ 0 ] August 26, 2013 |

The opening of the Imagination Center kicks off our Imagination Week – a week to let your imagination soar through creative writing, drawing, and play!  Here is the Imagination Week schedule. Download brochure PDF. MON 8/26 11 AM – 2 PM: Open Air Reading Room with Book-making for the Book Show, Thurs 4:30 pm! (Come […]

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Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1!

Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1!

[ 0 ] May 28, 2013 |

We love a parade, making music, getting creative, and helping the community! Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1 (rain date June 2) from 10 am – 1 pm. The annual Urban Pond Procession (UPP) brings together children, families, artists and neighbors to celebrate art, community, and stewardship of our […]

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