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Audubon Society of Rhode Island offers family-friendly May birding programs

Audubon Society of Rhode Island offers family-friendly May birding programs

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Spring migration is heading our way! May is the perfect time to get out and start birding with kids. This time of year brings a wide variety of colorful songbirds called neotropical migrants to our area. These include warblers, tanagers, vireos and other birds that visit Rhode Island in the summer and head south for […]

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Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents

Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Smart advice and a useful reminder from my sons’ PTO this week: With warm weather arriving, here are steps you can take to help keep your family and your neighborhood safe. Know where your children are. Have your children tell you or ask permission before leaving the house and give them a time to check […]

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Family Hiking: Blackstone Park

Family Hiking: Blackstone Park

[ 0 ] April 7, 2014 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, April 13, as we explore this area together.

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Family Friendly Fools!

Family Friendly Fools!

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014 |

April Fools Day or ‘Joking Day’ comes but once a year but has its roots in ancient times.

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Art meets science and civics at Brown: Margaret Wertheim Residency for students and educators

Art meets science and civics at Brown: Margaret Wertheim Residency for students and educators

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014 |

Brown’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies announces a weeklong residency with Margaret Wertheim, science writer and co-creator of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef project from April 14-18, 2014. Her residency opens with a public talk, Reefs, Rubbish and Reason: bringing art and science together in the age of global warming on Monday, April […]

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IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?

IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014 |

Ready for K! — is a FREE program for families with a child entering Kindergarten in August 2014 being offered at five Providence Community Library Branches.

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Stay Hydrated!

Stay Hydrated!

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014 |

By Claire Moscrop, Nutrition Consultant When the weather is colder we tend to drink less water. We just don’t think about hydration as much as in the summer and it’s not so appealing to have a large glass of cold water when the temperature is dipping into the 30’s. Many of the body composition assessments […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day: March 8th, 2014

Celebrate International Women’s Day: March 8th, 2014

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014 |

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 University turns 250 and we’re all invited to the party!

Brown University turns 250 and we’re all invited to the party!

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014 |

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…

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Canstruction Returns!

Canstruction Returns!

[ 0 ] February 28, 2014 |

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, […]

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