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Join the Foo Fest Comics Consortium Parade!

Join the Foo Fest Comics Consortium Parade!

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014 |

In preparation for the 2014 FooFest, AS220′s awesome annual street wide festival, this years artist-in-residents Julia Gualtieri and Walker Mettling (Providence Comics Consortium officials) are planning some comic fun and invites kids of ALL ages to help get ready! Face Factory Workshops Hosted by the Providence Comics Consortium AS220 has a giant fake school bus […]

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Rhode Island State lottery application available for free Pre-kindergarten Program

Rhode Island State lottery application available for free Pre-kindergarten Program

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |

Spaces available for 306 children in 8 Rhode Island communities The 2014 – 2015 State Pre-kindergarten Lottery application is now available for families to apply online or download from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) website. RIDE is adding two sites this fall to the 2014-15 Rhode Island Pre-kindergarten Program, bringing the total number […]

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Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum!

Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum!

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014 |

By Megan Fischer, Director of Communications, Providence Children’s Museum For a third summer, Providence Children’s Museum is bringing playful hands-on activities to neighborhood parks across the city, building on its efforts to advocate for and raise awareness of the critical importance of children’s play, and its commitment to provide play opportunities throughout the community. Families […]

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Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill

[ 0 ] July 14, 2014 |

There are plenty of ways to teach kids to conquer boredom but first we need to provide an opportunity for them to get bored. Many of today’s kids are over scheduled and have access to digital devices from morning til night—phones are not just phones but provide hours of entertainment, electronic reading tables often have […]

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City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |

he Department of Parks + Recreation serves free nutritious meals to all kids and teens, ages 18 and under, through the summer meals program to ensure that children have access to healthy foods when school is out. The federal program, administered by the Department of Parks + Recreation in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department […]

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Meet Ricky Katowicz: 2014 Artist in the Park

Meet Ricky Katowicz: 2014 Artist in the Park

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014 |

Now in its 5th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with the Jen Smith of Greater Kennedy Plaza (a project of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy) to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of families to downtown Providence. Launched in 2012, “Art in the Park” was designed in collaboration with Jen […]

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Providence Opens All City Pools and Water Parks Today, June 30, 2014

Providence Opens All City Pools and Water Parks Today, June 30, 2014

[ 0 ] June 30, 2014 |

Five pools and 11 water parks open for the season.

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Edible Rhody KIDS: TOMATOES (Summer 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: TOMATOES (Summer 2014)

[ 0 ] June 24, 2014 |

Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers”, makes us think about the people behind the food we eat. What are their lives like? Do they get paid enough to live a decent life healthy life? Learn what Fair Trade […]

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Family Fun on the Plaza! 2014 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Maurice Sendak’s Wild World!

Family Fun on the Plaza! 2014 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Maurice Sendak’s Wild World!

[ 0 ] June 22, 2014 |

Kidoinfo + Greater Kennedy Plaza present Summer Family Programming in Burnside Park (adjacent to Kennedy Plaza), Downtown Providence Now in its 5th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with Jen Smith of Greater Kennedy Plaza (a project of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy) to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of […]

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5 things to do on a rainy day

5 things to do on a rainy day

[ 0 ] June 20, 2014 |

Thank you to Rhode Island Monthly for sharing (June 2014 issue) some of our favorite things to do in the summer on a rainy day!

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