E-News | November 29, 2018
The cold won't slow down the fun this weekend!
Wow, there's a lot going on this weekend. From building gingerbread houses to winter wonderlands to children's book authors to a Holiday Faire - you will find something your family likes.

Plus, on Sunday, Festival Ballet Providence is holding open auditions to find a new dog to be in its Nutcracker Ballet. Archie, who has held the job for 19 years, is retiring. Read our article below. Plus, Roger Williams Park Zoo's Faces of the Rainforest exhibit opens this weekend. You can read about that here .

There's still time to join the user experience study and interview being done by Brown students to make more helpful for you! Email to take part or ask questions. There is also more information below the KidoPicks.

Stay warm!
Susan Gale, Owner & Publisher
KidoPicks for this weekend
Artists’ Exchange, 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston
9 am-5 pm, Saturday December 1, 2018
$15 per house/ $13 per house if you pay online
Advanced registration recommended. Prizes awarded to winners in each age level category. Plus: AE artisans, raffles, holiday grab bags, and 20% off class registrations!
Tomaquag Museum, 390 Summit Rd, Exeter
10 am-2 pm, Saturday December 1, 2018
Free admission with donated gift
Celebrate the winter moon with a special giveaway event.   Nikommo is traditionally the celebration of giving. Receive free admission when you bring a gift to donate to someone in need. Different storytellers featured all day, both traditional and original work! Visit the Native Artisan Market for your holiday shopping! 
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet
60 Rhodes Place, Cranston
10:30 am-1:30 pm, Saturday December 1, 2018; Free
Come listen to the authors read aloud, get autographs, and participate in a watercolor lesson. 
Smithfield High School
90 Pleasant View Ave, Greenville
4 pm-7 pm, Saturday December 1, 2018; Free
Smithfield’s 3 rd Annual Christmas Parade starts at Smithfield High School (90 Pleasant View Ave) and ends at the tree lighting at Anderson Winfield on The Green (2 Church Street).
Slater Park, 426 Newport Ave, Pawtucket
4 pm-8 pm, Sat, Dec 1, 2018 and Sun, Dec 2, 2018
Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, ride the Miniature Train and Looff Carousal, hay ride, stroll among 500 trees, talking Frosty the Snowman, free face painting and craft activities, hot chocolate, hot dogs.Visit the Historical Daggett House, walk through the New Night Before Christmas.
Visit the KidoCalendar for many more events!
Be in the know: Recent articles
Archie, Festival Ballet Providence’s beloved Nutcracker dog is retiring after 19 years and more than 125 performances. “Dog Auditions” will take place at FBP studios, 825 Hope Street, from noon-2 pm on Sunday December 2, 2018, during the Hope Street Holiday Stroll, for performances in December, 2018 and beyond. 
We have been working with a group of Brown University students who are using as a senior project in marketing.They are helping us to understand what you want and need in As part of this, the students will conduct a user experience survey and interview which will be very easy to do and only take about an hour. They will work with your schedule and provide childcare if necessary. Please help us make our website better!
KidoGuides: Find what your kids need!
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