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Disney’s Lion King returns to PPAC February 1-20, 2011

Disney’s Lion King returns to PPAC February 1-20, 2011

[ 0 ] January 29, 2011 |

When DISNEY’S THE LION KING last came to Providence, my boys were obsessed with the animated movie of the same name. As a special gift from the grandparents our whole family was treated to a night out to see the Broadway adaptation of THE LION KING at Providence Performing Arts Center. The show was spectacular. And watching the live performance was the launch pad for my boy’s imaginative world – the jungle came to life in our home, masks and costumes were made, and music queued at appropriate scenes performed in our living room daily. I think one chair is a bit worn from repeated use as Pride Rock.

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Kidoinfo Hosts Conversation: Parenting Simply on March 7th at Local 121

Kidoinfo Hosts Conversation: Parenting Simply on March 7th at Local 121

[ 1 ] January 26, 2011 |

“What can I do to simplify and create a meaningful lifestyle for myself and my family?” Kidoinfo presents a panel discussion on Parenting Simply, the second conversation in our 2010-2011 Series. The experts on our panel have backgrounds in child development, food and nutrition, education, and life-work balance. Join the conversation. Panelists will share their […]

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The 2011 Providence Children’s Film Festival takes place February 17-22.

The 2011 Providence Children’s Film Festival takes place February 17-22.

[ 3 ] January 25, 2011 |

Here it comes! Fantastic films, educational workshops—five days of delightful fun!  And ticket holders receive free admission to the RISD Museum the weekend of the festival! New this year: advanced online ticketing, making it easier for families to plot out their fun. Visit www.pcffri.org for all the latest information! The Providence Children’s Film Festival was […]

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[ 1 ] January 14, 2011 |

PERFORMANCE: Providence Children’s Museum will feature performances of M.L.K.: Amazing Grace by Rochel Coleman and Valerie Tutson and present a special exhibit about the American Civil Rights Movement and King’s work. There’s also a voluntary discrimination activity that splits the museum and guests into “red only” and “green only” sections. The Details: Monday, January 17th […]

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The Community Outreach Committee of Providence Performing Arts Center announces ARTS Scholarships 2011 program.

The Community Outreach Committee of Providence Performing Arts Center announces ARTS Scholarships 2011 program.

[ 0 ] January 13, 2011 |

Jo-Ann Ragosta, Chairperson of the ARTS Scholarships 2011 program, along with the members of the Community Outreach Committee of the Providence Performing Arts Center are pleased to announce that applications for the ARTS Scholarships 2011 program are now available; applications will be accepted through March 4, 2011 at 3PM. ARTS Scholarships 2011, sponsored by Textron, Inc. and the PPAC Annual Fund Donors, will provide 25 scholarships valued at up to $500 each to qualified, talented Rhode Island students (students must be aged 11 – 14 by June 1, 2011). These scholarships offer young artists an opportunity to attend local summer arts education programs that will broaden their experiences in a chosen area of study.

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Family Matters: Making Home Libraries & More

Family Matters: Making Home Libraries & More

[ 1 ] January 7, 2011 |

With more snow on the way, there’s no better weekend than this one for a great family project, community events, and a shift in perspective. Here are three ways to make the most of your week. Kido Tip 1- Turn a bookshelf into mini library. Kido Tip 2 – Inaugural neighborhood events for Mayor Angel Taveras. Kido Tip 3 – Find the meaning in our mishaps.

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Kidoinfo has a new look for the new year.

Kidoinfo has a new look for the new year.

[ 6 ] December 28, 2010 |

As Kidoinfo continues to grow it has been a challenge to find a place for it all. Time to remodel. I have redesigned the site with the tech help of my husband, Douglas Itkin and Wordpress guru Chris Abernethy making it easier access to all the contributing writers by name, better organize old articles, highlight daily local events on the home page and help you connect to Kidoinfo on Flckr, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites.

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

[ 0 ] December 24, 2010 |

Kidoinfo wishes you all a lovely holiday. Play, sing, be silly, eat yummy food, make things, be kind to your neighbors and remember to share! Here are a few ideas of things to do with your family during vacation. • Check the Kidoinfo events calendar for fun things to do. • Check out passes from […]

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Bright Night 2011: Fun for the whole family!

Bright Night 2011: Fun for the whole family!

[ 9 ] December 15, 2010 |

Kidoinfo is giving away 4 family fourpacks to attend this year’s Bright Night celebration. See details below to enter. This New Year’s Eve, don’t be surprised if you see two bald men in clown noses and tuxedos. It’s not a new fashion trend—it’s the headlining act of this year’s Bright Night Providence. The show, called BAMBOUK, […]

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Join us! Caroling on the West Side and East Side of Providence!!

Join us! Caroling on the West Side and East Side of Providence!!

[ 5 ] December 13, 2010 |

2 nights of Holiday cheer. Different location each night. Spread warmth and merriment during one of the coldest times of the year. Join us as we joyfully carol through Providence’s West Side (December 19th) and East Side (December 22) neighborhoods. Last year Kidoinfo teamed up with Connect Providence, Leadership Rhode Island, Rhody Food Tours, and […]

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