Category: fairs/festivals

Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors at Lincoln School and at the Central Falls Library: October 18, 2014

Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors at Lincoln School and at the Central Falls Library: October 18, 2014

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014 |

Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it boasts one of the best book festivals in the nation. Thousands of people come to the Book Festival each year to meet acclaimed authors and illustrators from all corners of the country. These authors and illustrators will travel to Providence this October for the opportunity to […]

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“Sing away Hunger” with Bill Harley and Keith Munslow

“Sing away Hunger” with Bill Harley and Keith Munslow

[ 0 ] November 5, 2013 |

Join award-winning musicians and storytellers Bill Harley and Keith Munslow as they spin their magic at the “Sing Away Hunger” family concert to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Saturday, November 16. The musicians and their band of merry music-makers will perform two shows, at 11 am and 2 pm, at the Lincoln School […]

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Got Red White and Blue?

Got Red White and Blue?

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

The Bristol Fourth of July Celebration is weeks of events that all lead up to the main event, which of course is the oldest Fourth of July Parade in the nation.

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Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1!

Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1!

[ 0 ] May 28, 2013 |

We love a parade, making music, getting creative, and helping the community! Join the 6th Annual Urban Pond Procession Parade on Saturday, June 1 (rain date June 2) from 10 am — 1 pm. The annual Urban Pond Procession (UPP) brings together children, families, artists and neighbors to celebrate art, community, and stewardship of our […]

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Parents’ Guide to Gaspee Days 2013

Parents’ Guide to Gaspee Days 2013

[ 0 ] May 21, 2013 |

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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Going beyond the movie: Family Film Talks planned for 2013 Providence Children’s Film Festival!

Going beyond the movie: Family Film Talks planned for 2013 Providence Children’s Film Festival!

[ 0 ] February 6, 2013 |

Deepen the experience of the Providence Children’s Film Festival! Film Talks will provide additional education about challenging topics, access to film writers, directors and program staff, and the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking dialogue.

To learn more about the following films, conversations, and how to purchase tickets, visit the PCFF website.

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RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors at the Lincoln School in Providence and the Central Falls Library Unite to Inspire Local Youth

RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors at the Lincoln School in Providence and the Central Falls Library Unite to Inspire Local Youth

[ 11 ] October 1, 2012 |

We are a book loving family—at home and at Kidoinfo. We look froward to The Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors every year. This year’s festival takes place Saturday, October 13th from 9 am – 5:30 pm at the Lincoln School in Providence.

New this year, through a collaboration with the Central Falls Library, a Book Festival author will host a children’s event at the Central Falls Library. In addition, Lincoln School students will organize a used book drive for the library. The goals are to introduce children to the library who have never been there before, and to collect as many books as possible for the Central Falls community.

We are giving away tickets to the festival. Want to win?

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2012 FLICKERS Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF): Red Carpet Premiere of KidsEye Camp films, special guest and more!

2012 FLICKERS Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF): Red Carpet Premiere of KidsEye Camp films, special guest and more!

[ 0 ] August 1, 2012 |

Films by and for kids from across the globe! Attend the annual Red Carpet Premiere of our KidsEye Camp films and a special celebration of the work of award-winning Canadian filmmaker, Joseph Procopio on Saturday, August 11 starting at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Joseph Procopio will be on hand to speak about his journey as a filmmaker and screen some of his selected works: Nine Times, Drive, Western Spaghetti, Tiny Pillows, MyCrisis, 2AM and, his first long-narrative film, Onion Skin.

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AS220 Foo Fest: A day (and night full) of creative fun on Saturday, August 11, 2012!

AS220 Foo Fest: A day (and night full) of creative fun on Saturday, August 11, 2012!

[ 0 ] July 10, 2012 |

AS220’s annual Foo Fest returns to downtown Providence’s Empire Street, Saturday, August 11th, with twelve colorful hours of music on two stages (indoor and outdoor), interactive art installations, activities for all ages from community organizations and inspired individuals, delicious local comestibles and more. The festival highlights a wide range of visual artists and performers living and working in RI, including around two-dozen musical acts gracing the stages of Foo Fest. Each year, a nationally known headliner complements the largely local bill.

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SOUND SESSION 2012 returns this July with music and dance for all ages!

SOUND SESSION 2012 returns this July with music and dance for all ages!

[ 0 ] June 27, 2012 |

Roots Cultural Center and Providence Inner City Arts (PICA) have announced plans for Sound Session 2012, July 12-15, 2012. This multi-genre music festival is entering its eighth year, with music, dance and a multitude of exciting entertainment for everyone. This year, a new segment for children and their parents, “KID CITY,” has been added. This event is in collaboration with Providence iCity Arts! for Youth, as part of its 20th anniversary celebration.

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