Category: community news

Tinkering – Seaside Style!

Tinkering – Seaside Style!

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014 |

Following her first highly acclaimed book, Tinkered Treasures, local author (and Kidoinfo contributor) and mom, Elyse Major has followed up with another winning collection of adorable craft projects in her new book, Seaside Tinkered Treasures.  Living so close to the beach here in Rhode Island, our family is hard pressed to resist a good beach find, […]

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Coats For Coffee Drive Kicks Off October 20!

Coats For Coffee Drive Kicks Off October 20!

[ 0 ] October 9, 2014 |

Got a surplus of coats cluttering up your closet? Don’t miss the 7th annual “Coats for Coffee” drive, happening October 20-26. Bring gently-used outerwear to any Seven Stars Bakery or Courtesy Cleaners throughout the state and you’ll receive a voucher for a free cup of coffee. Better yet, if you donate on the first day […]

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RI Families in Nature partners with the Roger Williams Park Zoo!

RI Families in Nature partners with the Roger Williams Park Zoo!

[ 0 ] September 25, 2014 |

I’ll admit it. Writing this article is extremely self-gratifying. I’m so proud that RI Families in Nature, the family hiking club I started over five and a half years ago, is partnering with the Roger Williams Park Zoo this October through July to offer new opportunities for families to experience nature and have fun – […]

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Children’s Healthy Cooking Classes

Children’s Healthy Cooking Classes

[ 0 ] September 22, 2014 |

Don’t know about you but I have all the best intentions to have my kids help out more in the kitchen.  When dinner time actually comes around, we often run out of time and energy and the scene is rather like that of Swedish Chef from The Muppets!  I really do want my kids to know where […]

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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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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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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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