Archive For June 18, 2018

PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ACTIVITIES

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PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ACTIVITIES

Sensory Story Time Class    Saturday, June 23, July 21 through August 4 (Monthly)  1:30 – 3:00 p.m.  Library Campbell Auditorium Families with young children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delay are invited to participate in a monthly sensory story time class. This monthly program includes picture schedule, music, movement, sensory activities…

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ATTLEBORO LITERACY CENTER

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ATTLEBORO LITERACY CENTER

Dear Neighbors and Friends, We would like to announce the new Executive Director of The Literacy Center. Amanda Blount brings a wealth of experience in program management, fundraising and organizational leadership. She holds an advanced degree in social work and nonprofit management and has great enthusiasm for the position. Amanda will begin on Monday, June…

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THE BLACK VOICE IN AMERICA

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THE BLACK VOICE IN AMERICA

Rosa Parks House Leaves Providence and Goes Up for Auction “ROSA PARKS, MALCOLM X, AND MICHAEL JACKSON” Guernsey’s July event brings together African American historic and cultural treasures What do the Jackson Five’s (and Michael Jackson’s) first recording contract, the Larry Richards “A Cinema Apart” Collection, Rosa Parks’ family home and her handwritten thoughts on…

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SUMMER CAMP AT TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

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SUMMER CAMP AT TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

Art & Local History with Chloe Hohmann In the morning we will explore the architecture, history, and landscape of Tiverton Four Corners. We will go in to established buildings to observe the unique architecture, as a class we will walk around and discuss what we see. We will talk about the history of these buildings and…

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FARM FRESH RHODE ISLAND

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FARM FRESH RHODE ISLAND

FARM FRESH RI FARMERS MARKETS INCREASE FOOD ACCESS IN RHODE ISLAND  Providence, RI — Farm Fresh Rhode Island is excited to announce six of their farmers markets opening this season. Located in neighborhoods at risk for health disparities, Farm Fresh RI markets focus on increasing access to fresh, local food and nutrition education. Over the next month,…

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FESTIVAL OF FIRE AND ARTS

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FESTIVAL OF FIRE AND ARTS

The Steel Yard’s 2018 Fire Camp: Festival of the Fire Arts Providence- The Steel Yard’s 6th Annual Fire Camp: Festival of the Fire Arts will be held on June 23rd, 2018 on the historic 3.8 acre campus. An estimated 500 guests will attend the open house, engaged in our foundry for a FREE, all ages…

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EARTHTALK: SAVING THE BEES

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EARTHTALK: SAVING THE BEES

Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help bees back from massive die-offs in recent years? — Bill Gorman, Albuquerque, NM   Major declines in populations of bees in North America and beyond is a big problem for farmers who depend on this free natural pollinator to help fertilize their crops that end up as food…

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DEM: EXPANDED, REVAMPED BOAT RAMPS

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DEM: EXPANDED, REVAMPED BOAT RAMPS

EXPANDED, REVAMPED BOAT RAMPS AT WATCHAUG POND, INDIAN LAKE REOPEN IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that improvements to freshwater boat ramps at Watchaug Pond in Charlestown and Indian Lake in South Kingstown are complete. Construction on the projects began on April 16 with work…

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