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Tips for Family Weekend Fun

Every week on GoLocalProv I share tips on how families can make the most of their weekend – including helpful hints that make parenting easier and connecting you to great local happenings.

This week’s list:

Kido Tip 1. Make the Carousel Circuit.

Rhode Island is home to five carousels. Many play a significant role in carousel history. Price varies by location, some starting at $1 per ride. The Crescent Park Carousel recently closed for renovation will reopen this weekend with a grand opening celebration! Help your kids make a Carousel Passport Book with list or drawing of all the carousels.  Plan to visit them all.  Sticker or stamp the book after every visit.

Kido Tip 2. Have a Harry Potter Celebration.

Author J.K. Rowling’s birthday is July 31 as well as the character Harry Potter from her acclaimed book series. Celebrate the wizarding world with your kids; read the books, watch a film, dress in costume, take a walk in an “enchanted forest” to find sticks for wands. Turn your walk into a search for herbs and plants to be used in magic spells and potions or turn your trip into a  hunt for he-who-can’t-be-named, Afterwards head home or to a sweet shop for for some treats like chocolate frogs and butterbeer!

Kido Tip 3.  Shop back-to-school deals.

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