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What I’ve Learned from Our First Year of Homeschooling

What I’ve Learned from Our First Year of Homeschooling

[ 1 ] April 27, 2015 |

By Camille Williams We are in the 7th inning of our first year homeschooling Boy 1 (age 8). We are taking this year-by-year, and who knows? A brick and mortar school may again be the best choice for our family at some future time. For now, though, this has been a great decision for us, […]

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Who Can Find the Most Species? Bring the Brood for Birding Fun!

Who Can Find the Most Species? Bring the Brood for Birding Fun!

[ 0 ] April 20, 2015 |

May 2015 Programs and Events for Children and Families Birding isn’t only for adults! Bring the kids and head out on the trails with an Audubon guide for a birding excursion. Search for spring migrants, learn about one of the fastest-growing pastimes in the country, and hike the trails for some healthy outdoor exercise. Unless […]

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Rhode Island Center for the Book Announces the 2015 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Title!

Rhode Island Center for the Book Announces the 2015 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Title!

[ 0 ] April 15, 2015 |

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo  Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, the ‘one book, one state’ initiative for students in grades 3-6, kicks off its 6th year with the 2014 Newbery Award winning book, Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo. A May 9th kickoff event with DiCamillo at the […]

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Coggeshall Farm Museum Announces April Vacation Events

Coggeshall Farm Museum Announces April Vacation Events

[ 0 ] April 3, 2015 |

One of favorite places to visit and experience history first hand: Coggeshall Farm Museum, a living history museum depicting farm life in the late 18th century, open year round, has special things planned for April! Open to the public Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Regular weekday admission is $3 for kids/seniors, […]

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UNICORNS ARE COMING! First stop, the Providence Public Library!

UNICORNS ARE COMING! First stop, the Providence Public Library!

[ 0 ] March 5, 2015 |

As a partner in the Unicorns in Residence: Providence, a citywide interactive art experience kicking off this month, Providence Public Library formally welcomes the unicorns that will comprise THE UNICORN STAMPEDE.  Unicorns in Residence: Providence is a collaboration seeded in Providence’s public parks by the Partnership for Providence Parks, and made possible by the Department […]

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Botanica Ceramica

Botanica Ceramica

[ 0 ] March 5, 2015 |

Botanica Ceramica: Large Scale Sculpture under Glass is an exhibition of large scale and site-specific ceramic sculpture, installed in the two main conservatories of the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center. The event runs from March 12 thru March 29th and costs only $3. The exhibition includes the work of nine nationally recognized artists whose works […]

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Open Call for Chorus Singers

Open Call for Chorus Singers

[ 0 ] March 5, 2015 |

RI Sounding Voices are inviting all singers, experienced or not, to   participate in a statewide chorus being created to perform ONE VOICE at the Providence International Arts Festival in downtown Providence on June 13th. This will be the culmination of the work which began over a year ago.  This work was created in preparation for the festival […]

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Snow more: Cabin fever suggestions for you and your littles

Snow more: Cabin fever suggestions for you and your littles

[ 1 ] February 19, 2015 |

As the parent of two active children, we are, like many of you, finding this winter a long event. My kids are 6.5 and 18 months old and so have very different wants and needs for activities.  The older wants to go out in freezing conditions and play in the snow, while our toddler struggles […]

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Children’s Garden: A Healthy Relationship with Nature

Children’s Garden: A Healthy Relationship with Nature

[ 0 ] February 19, 2015 |

by Wendy Fachon and Jeanine Silversmith Healthy fun is coming to the Rhode Island Flower Show at the Convention Center in Providence on February 19-22! This year’s theme is “Garden Adventures” and it promises to deliver fun for the whole family. The magnificent gardens not only offer ideas and inspiration for outdoor living spaces, but […]

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Scouts as Stewards

Scouts as Stewards

[ 0 ] February 10, 2015 |

By Samantha Polon, Learning Programs Developer, Providence Children’s Museum Scouting is often a springboard for youth to learn how to be stewards of their communities. Learning about teamwork, problem solving and even meeting workers from fireman to teachers to find out about their professions are all common and enriching activities Scouts participate in. But what […]

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