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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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City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |

he Department of Parks + Recreation serves free nutritious meals to all kids and teens, ages 18 and under, through the summer meals program to ensure that children have access to healthy foods when school is out. The federal program, administered by the Department of Parks + Recreation in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department […]

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Meet Ricky Katowicz: 2014 Artist in the Park

Meet Ricky Katowicz: 2014 Artist in the Park

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014 |

Now in its 5th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with Greater Kennedy Plaza (a project of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy) to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of families to downtown Providence. Launched in 2012, “Art in the Park” was designed in collaboration with Jen Smith (of DPPC) and […]

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Providence Opens All City Pools and Water Parks Today, June 30, 2014

Providence Opens All City Pools and Water Parks Today, June 30, 2014

[ 0 ] June 30, 2014 |

Five pools and 11 water parks open for the season.

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Family Fun on the Plaza! 2014 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Maurice Sendak’s Wild World!

Family Fun on the Plaza! 2014 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Maurice Sendak’s Wild World!

[ 0 ] June 22, 2014 |

Kidoinfo + Greater Kennedy Plaza present Summer Family Programming in Burnside Park (adjacent to Kennedy Plaza), Downtown Providence Now in its 5th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with Greater Kennedy Plaza (a project of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy) to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of families to downtown […]

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Updated for 2014! Kidoinfo Guide: 100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

Updated for 2014! Kidoinfo Guide: 100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

Consider  100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island Kidoinfo’s Bucket List, filled with things to do with your children before they grow up! Fun, food, culture, and history—all unique to our area: these are things we believe every young Rhode Islander should see and do. For easy planning in any weather and any […]

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Dive into a summer full of adventures! Summer Reading Program 2014

Dive into a summer full of adventures! Summer Reading Program 2014

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

Kids of all ages are invited to their local public library this summer to discover new books and presentations by summer reading program educators and artists. Plenty of educators are sure to spark a smile with their fizzy fun presentations! Fizz Boom Read! (children’s program) Kids… You can get their summer reading done while having lots […]

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Pop-Up PLAY Day!

Pop-Up PLAY Day!

[ 0 ] June 9, 2014 |

Saturday, June 21 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Roger Williams Park. FREE and open to the public. Providence’s second annual Pop-Up Play Day takes place at Roger Williams Park on Saturday, June 21, presented by the Partnership for Providence Parks, Providence Children’s Museum, the City of Providence, East Side/Mt. Hope YMCA, Kidoinfo and […]

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2014 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp still Open!

2014 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp still Open!

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014 |

Do you know a middle school student (graduating 5th -8th graders) looking for something to do this summer for the month of July? You’re in luck! Check out the 2014 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp brochures! In partnership with the Providence Public Schools, the AfterZone Summer Scholars gets young people off the couch and into the […]

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New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

[ 1 ] May 30, 2014 |

I am a big fan of public murals: besides providing free public art outside for all to see, the process of making the mural can bring together a community watching the artist create the art and connecting with fellow neighbors and onlookers. Literary Theme Inspired by “No, David!” and Other Popular Children’s Books. There’s a […]

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