Gaspee Days spans the months of May and June and events are held annually in Pawtuxet Village in Warwick and Cranston. There are several events that are musts for our family each year and a description of each event can be found below.
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Kidoinfo is a proud sponsor of this event and we believe in the valuable mission of this organization! – Anisa Event proceeds to benefit youth development program for preteen girls Girls on the Run Rhode Island, a non-profit program that encourages healthy lifestyles among preteen girls, will hold a 10k, 5k, and family fun run [...]
Join the fun starting May 15th! Barrington Books is hosting three blockbuster author events in honor of CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK, 2013.
The Rhode Island Community Food Bank will host the state’s first public screening of the nationally acclaimed documentary on hunger, “A Place at the Table,” on Thursday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Columbus Theater, 270 Broadway in Providence.
Providence’s first Pop-Up Play Day takes place at India Point Park on Saturday, May 11 from 12 to 5 PM, presented by the Partnership for Providence Parks, Providence Children’s Museum, the City of Providence, Kidoinfo and other partners. The event is a free public celebration of child-directed free play that kicks off Playful Providence 2013 [...]
I am not a statistic. I should be one. I should be caught in the cycle of poverty, addiction and crime. Growing up I had an incarcerated father who struggled with alcoholism. I was raised by a single mother who became victim to the power of prescription pills. I felt voiceless. I felt alone and [...]
At this year’s annual I WAS THERE public final event, on Thursday, May 2nd, 6 – 8 pm, visitors will be invited to take an imaginary “Walk Down Wickenden” in the school’s hallways to engage with all that our students have learned and experienced with their resident IWT teachers and artists during this seven month arts immersion residency. This free public event, is the result of our students’ research of local art history, conducting of oral history interviews, and immersion in four nine-week artist residencies with highly regarded local RI artists.
Maybe it’s our close proximity to the prestigious art school Rhode Island School of Design, or perhaps it’s because our towns are situated on their own little corner of the “sparkling sea”—but the East Bay of Rhode Island is a mecca for children’s books authors and illustrators. One jewel among working artists in our community [...]
Celebrate Earth Day 2013! Take to the Trails for a Week of Free Guided Walks at Wildlife Refuges Across Rhode Island
Explore those wild places around Rhode Island that are only accessible by foot! Audubon is offering a weeklong schedule (April 14 – 22, 2013) of FREE guided walks at wildlife refuges across the state and in nearby Massachusetts. There are programs to suit all ages, interests, and capabilities. It’s a fun, free celebration of planet Earth.