More than mere table decoration, acorn squash is a fabulous cooking squash and it is now exactly in season.
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 […]
Celebrate the end of summer and the arrival of fall with an outdoor movie screening and launching of candlelit ice boats onto Mashapaug Pond.
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 […]
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 […]
The Great Checkout is a cool night out for parents—mix and mingle at the Rochambeau Library and bid on “living people” to support programming at all nine Providence Community Library (PCL) branches.
I have not actually played the Talk About Giving game. I was immediately drawn in by its message and simplicity after seeing an image of the cards shared around the internet. Finding ways to give back (big or small with our time, talent, or cash) has always been essential to me and in part, the mission of Kidoinfo. Raising kids to be community minded starts early. We can make more meaningful lasting connections around giving back when we incorporate the philosophy into our family’s everyday conversations and actions.
For those in need of a meal this Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday, here’s a list of locations with meal times. If you already have food on your table but have time to spare, volunteers are needed. Check with the individual location for details. This information was provided by Tara Townsend, Family Support Coordinator of Family Voices/Family to Family Health Information Center (RIPIN).