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A month full of Peace Events plus join Peace Fest RI, the global celebration of peace on September 19

A month full of Peace Events plus join Peace Fest RI, the global celebration of peace on September 19

[ 0 ] August 27, 2015 |

Kidoinfo (and me personally) are pleased to promote and support such an amazing project. The Peace Flag Project invites you to join in its 12th annual celebration of the International Day of Peace. The Peace Flag Project is a pro-peace nonprofit based here in Rhode Island, its work is focused on imagining peace, understanding peace, […]

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Free Trees for Rhode Islanders

Free Trees for Rhode Islanders

[ 0 ] August 26, 2015 |

Homeowners hoping to plant a tree in their yard might be taken aback at the prices of some specimens at home and garden stores. A well-known secret to get a better price on a tree has always been to join the Arbor Day Foundation to get the 10 free trees a $15 annual membership gets you. Now, […]

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DIY Summer Fun: Make Your Sundial

DIY Summer Fun: Make Your Sundial

[ 0 ] August 14, 2015 |

Summer sunshine is in full force right now. We made this very simple yet effective sundial by placing a pencil in a ball of clay. Every hour, we marked the hour with a stone. This sundial goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We also enjoyed reading ‘How Do You Know What Time It Is?’ […]

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Summer at Coggeshall: Experience the 18th Century

Summer at Coggeshall: Experience the 18th Century

[ 0 ] July 23, 2015 |

From Cow School to Make & Mend, visitors can participate in the life of the farm. Coggeshall Farm Museum is pulling the veil off 18th century life this summer with a series of daily demonstrations and activities to engage visitors of all ages and interests. This living history farm in Bristol, Rhode Island portrays the […]

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Ukuleles for Peace

Ukuleles for Peace

[ 0 ] July 8, 2015 |

The Ukuleles for Peace group, a coexistence project between Israeli Jews and Arabs, will be performing one show in Rhode Island on July 12th as they tour New England and then fly out to Hawaii! This musical group was founded eleven years ago by Paul Moore while living in Israel. I heard about this project […]

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Summer Movie Nights at Brown University

Summer Movie Nights at Brown University

[ 0 ] July 7, 2015 |

Brown welcomes the community to campus! Summer Movie Nights at Brown University Presented with Kidoinfo. Free. Open to the public. Join Brown University and Kidoinfo for free, family-friendly movies outdoors.  You bring a blanket to sit on, Brown will provide the popcorn and other treats! Ghostbusters: Wednesday, July 15, at 8:30 pm (postponed) Willy Wonka […]

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Fireworks for the Fourth

Fireworks for the Fourth

[ 0 ] July 1, 2015 |

There are so many great fireworks events going on in our local area to celebrate the Fourth of July.  One idea is to choose a central spot such as Cranston or Warwick and enjoy displays from multiple locations all at the same time without parking and traffic worries. Check out the listings below for free family-friendly […]

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Providence Children Can Help Change Lives in Africa This Summer – Just By Reading Books!

Providence Children Can Help Change Lives in Africa This Summer – Just By Reading Books!

[ 0 ] June 24, 2015 |

Kids Who Take Part in PCL’s Summer Reading Program  Will  Exchange Letters, Emails and Gifts With Children at the Kitengesa Community Library in Uganda This year’s Summer Reading Program has the theme “Every Hero Has a Story” and young readers at Providence Community Library (PCL) will get a chance to be real live heroes by […]

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Letters About Literature Awards presented at William Hall Library on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Letters About Literature Awards presented at William Hall Library on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

[ 0 ] June 19, 2015 |

The Rhode Island Center for the Book at The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities honored the 2015 Letters About Literature award recipients at William Hall Library in Cranston on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015. Close to 50,000 young readers from across the country participated in the national contest sponsored by the Center for the Book […]

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Family Fun on the Plaza! 2015 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: The Great Green Room!

Family Fun on the Plaza! 2015 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: The Great Green Room!

[ 0 ] June 18, 2015 |

Kidoinfo + Greater Kennedy Plaza present: Summer Family Fun on the Plaza in Burnside Park Tuesdays and Thursdays (July and August). FREE. All Ages. Now in its 6th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with Jen Smith of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of […]

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