On Saturday March 8, men and women all over the world celebrate International Women’s Day. It is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900′s and in some countries like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s […]
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Brown’s 250th Anniversary Opening Celebration weekend includes many family-friendly events, and Brown welcomes the community to participate! Most events are FREE of charge…
Like a vision from a childhood dream, massive sculptures made entirely from non-perishable food will rise from the imagination of gifted architects this March at Providence Place on the Skybridge Concourse. This ambitious project, known as Canstruction®, makes an appearance every two years, thanks to the inspiration and sweat equity of dozens of professional architects, […]
It’s spring at last! Bring the family and enjoy sweet maple sugaring or get outside and take a guided hike on a wildlife refuge. The warmer weather is on its way, so pull on some boots, head outside, and enjoy nature with Audubon! Unless noted, registration is required for all programs. A complete listing of […]
Calling all Kid Writers, Kindgarten to Third Grade! RI PBS Kids Healthy Living Writers Contest Now Open!
Children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to write and illustrate a story and submit that story to the Rhode Island PBS Kids Healthy Living Writers Contest presented by Corner Bakery Cafe. The local Rhode Island PBS contest started January 27 and continues through March 21, 2014. Entries will be judged and winners chosen from in […]
Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Monday, January 20th, as we explore this area together. Tucked behind the renowned Audubon Environmental Education Center (EEC), a state-of-the-art natural history museum and aquarium with interactive exhibits featuring local habitats and fun activities to learn about and enjoy nature, is the McIntosh Wildlife Refuge. […]
A qualified tutor can mean the difference between just passing and making the honor roll. But while as parents we want to give our kids every advantage, can our budgets handle that extra expense? It may be easier than you think. Here are five different types of tutors your child may need and advice on what to pay for each one.
Learn about Using PPL’s Rhode Island Collection & Other Resources to Research Your Own Genealogy! The Providence Public Library (PPL) Rhode Island Collection is pleased to announce a Family History Workshop Series to run from January through September 2014, beginning Saturday, January 18. Designed to be cumulative in knowledge, each workshop builds upon the last […]
By My Chef Lara OK, I admit it. I had to work at liking kale. I really wanted to like it because it is so nutritious but the bitter taste just kept me away. So I hatched a plot to start hiding it in my food and slowly get used to it. Now I actually […]