Archive For April 28, 2019

FORESTRY GRANTS FOR URBAN PROJECTS

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FORESTRY GRANTS FOR URBAN PROJECTS

DEM, PARTNERS ANNOUNCE $15K IN GRANTS FOR URBAN FORESTRY PROJECTS ACROSS RHODE ISLAND AT ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION   With gusto, second-graders at Monsignor Gadoury Regional Catholic School, Woonsocket, spread mulch on their just-planted European Beech tree. One day, the European beech tree may look like this one: 60 feet high with a 40-foot spread and lustrous…

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EARTHTALK: HEALTHY GREEN SNACKS

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EARTHTALK: HEALTHY GREEN SNACKS

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: I’m looking for ideas for healthy, green snacks to have around the house and for packing with the kids’ lunches. Any ideas? — Mickey P., Salt Lake City, UT   There are so many healthy, green food options out there today that the…

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MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE SMITHFIELD, RI

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MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE SMITHFIELD, RI

Revive the Roots Celebrates Mom at 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale  May 12th from 10 am to 3 pm, Moms and Mother Nature will be celebrated at Revive the Roots’ second annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale.  Revive the Roots, Located at 374 Farnum Pike in Smithfield RI, is a permaculture based non-profit that has provided walking…

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THE PROVIDENCE PROJECT IN MAY

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THE PROVIDENCE PROJECT IN MAY

YEAR OF THE CITY In May, the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University presents two public programs that explore the history, life and culture of Providence’s 25 neighborhoods as part of Year of the City: The Providence Project.   The Providence Album, Vol I (May 4-July 22) revisits Providence…

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ANGELICA WILL TAKE THE WALKING SCHOOL BUS

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ANGELICA WILL TAKE THE WALKING SCHOOL BUS

Education Commissioner’s First Day: Family Service of RI Walking School Bus Angélica Infante-Green starts new job Monday walking with kids at Kizirian Elementary   PROVIDENCE, RI — The kids participating in Family Service of Rhode Island’s Walking School Bus at Providence’s Kizirian Elementary will have the ear of the new leader of the state’s schools as she walks…

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NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH HISTORICAL MAY BREAKFAST INCLUDES A PIECE OF PIE

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NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH HISTORICAL MAY BREAKFAST INCLUDES A PIECE OF PIE

North Attleborough Historical Society May Breakfast The NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH  HISTORICAL  SOCIETY will hold its annual May Breakfast on Sunday, May 5th, between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M.   The breakfast is served in the Little Red Schoolhouse which is next door to the Woodcock Garrison house at 362 North Washington Street; the…

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RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION GRANTS

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RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION GRANTS

RI Foundation awards grants to seven Pawtucket schools for innovative learning activities  Varieur Elementary students rehearse an original play they created with help from actors from the Gamm Theatre. Varieur is one of seven Pawtucket schools to win funding for innovation learning activities from the Carter Spark Grants program at the Rhode Island Foundation.  …

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GROUND BREAKING AT STEEL YARD

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GROUND BREAKING AT STEEL YARD

ON THURSDAY, MAY 2nd AT 12 NOON THE STEEL YARD WILL BREAK GROUND FOR ANOTHER 100 YEARS OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS WHO: Steel Yard Board Treasurer, Frank Previti, City of Providence Mayor, Jorge Elorza, Providence City Council President, Sabina Matos, Providence Department of Planning & Development Director, Bonnie Nickerson, Steel Yard Executive Director, Howie Sneider   WHAT: Groundbreaking: the Steel…

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