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Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors at Lincoln School and at the Central Falls Library: October 18, 2014

Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors at Lincoln School and at the Central Falls Library: October 18, 2014

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014 |

Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it boasts one of the best book festivals in the nation. Thousands of people come to the Book Festival each year to meet acclaimed authors and illustrators from all corners of the country. These authors and illustrators will travel to Providence this October for the opportunity to […]

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Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better!

Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better!

[ 0 ] September 14, 2014 |

Whole Kids Foundation supports schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. Founded by Whole Foods Market and guided by the same values and principles believes given the right opportunities, kids will get excited about fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other nutritious whole foods. What They Do: Provide schools with salad bars […]

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Get ready to make some noise at PRONK! Family FUN Day on September 14!

Get ready to make some noise at PRONK! Family FUN Day on September 14!

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014 |

(ERB) is hosting a big ‘Get Pumped for PRONK!’ family and kids event on Sunday, September 14th.

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Kidoinfo Back to School Checklist

Kidoinfo Back to School Checklist

[ 1 ] August 14, 2014 |

My kids asked me to hide their new school supplies because they’re not ready to think beyond summer yet. But the transition from the lazy days of summer to the fall routine is always smoother (and cheaper) with some pre-planning and shopping now.

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Join the fun! 2014 AS220 FooFest happens this Saturday, August 9 from 1pm – 1am!

Join the fun! 2014 AS220 FooFest happens this Saturday, August 9 from 1pm – 1am!

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014 |

The festival features over a dozen artist installations and participatory creative activities, including family-friendly offerings throughout the afternoon.

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Celebrate New Mural for Woonasquatucket Greenway Bike Path and Partnership between The Avenue Concept and Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC).

Celebrate New Mural for Woonasquatucket Greenway Bike Path and Partnership between The Avenue Concept and Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC).

[ 0 ] August 1, 2014 |

The Watershed Mural is a tribute to the newly installed Woonasquatucket River Bike Path in Olneyville behind the Rising Sun Mills on Valley Street and Delaine. The Avenue Concept’s resident artist, Nick Guilbert took on this 70 ft x 20 ft wall with impressive artistic skill.  The Watershed Mural showcases local foliage and wildlife, while […]

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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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