Children

The Air Is There: Interactive art installation at the children's museum lets imaginations soar
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

The Air Is There: Interactive art installation at the children’s museum lets imaginations soar

One night this summer, I emerged from the darkness of some club I can’t recall and saw something unusual on ...

¡CityArts! “Around the Table” Conference to Take Place  August 14 and 15
August 7, 2019 No Commentby

¡CityArts! “Around the Table” Conference to Take Place August 14 and 15

The ¡CityArts! “Around the Table” conference on August 14 and 15 will offer educators tools for unifying their classrooms through ...

Pass it On!: Raising kids to be stewards of the Earth is no child's play
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Pass it On!: Raising kids to be stewards of the Earth is no child’s play

Parenting in the age of climate change can be overwhelming. As I try to raise my young children to be ...

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered

George Eliot wrote, “Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” At Urban Air Adventure Park (UAAP), just north of ...

Tinkergarten Grows
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

Tinkergarten Grows

“Do you want a squiggle?” said Alex Cirillo to my 4-year-old son Tucker, offering him a length of bright red ...

Local Artist Promotes Childhood Safety
November 13, 2017 No Commentby

Local Artist Promotes Childhood Safety

Comic Con seems to unearth marvelous creatures of all kinds, and this year it brought a most welcome visitor. There ...

Trinity Rep Kicks Off the Season with a Free Party
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Trinity Rep Kicks Off the Season with a Free Party

Trinity Rep invites the theater community to its annual season kick-off party to be held this year on Sunday, Sep ...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse: RI Viewing Activities
August 13, 2017 No Commentby

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse: RI Viewing Activities

WARNING: Looking directly at the sun can PERMANENTLY DAMAGE your eyes up to and including total blindness, so special protection ...

Summer Date Hikes
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Summer Date Hikes

There is not much I’d rather be doing this summer than spending the day running around in the woods, followed ...

Feeling Free this Summer
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Feeling Free this Summer

There’s so much to do in the summer that the bank account can get drained fast. But there’s plenty to ...