Mother Nature

Pond Scum a.k.a. Swan Boats’ Revenge

Sure, it looks delicious, but stay away. The Department of Parks and Recreation has issued this advisory. The Rhode Island Department of Health has issued a health advisory for Roger Williams Park Ponds based on evidence of a bloom of cyanobacteria, better known as blue-green algae. This algae can be harmful to people and animals

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Sex + Education: Let’s Talk The Talk

Word in from Healthy Kids Rhode Island: Shelby Knox, a feminist advocate for comprehensive sex education, will be speaking at Brown University on October 20th at 7:30 pm in MacMillan 117. As a high school student, she fought for sexual education in her Texas hometown, which was chronicled in the documentary, The Education of Shelby

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Environmental Films At Knight Memorial Library

Providence Community Library, the Friends of Knight Memorial Library and Trees 2020 are excited to present two free environmentally-themed films tonight at the Knight Memorial Library, starting at 6pm. The Man Who Planted Trees (30 minutes animated) This film tells the story of a shepherd who repairs the ruined ecosystem of a secluded valley by

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Get Some Balls

Sign up your team for the Providence Downcity Bocce League! It’s a great way to be moderately active outdoors and enjoy a few beers with pals. PDBL’s season runs from June through September, with weekly matches starting at 5:30 or 6:30pm. Games take place on the bocce court at the corner of Westminster and Union Street,

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In The Future: Bowl For Women’s Health

By ‘The Future’ I mean May 2, 2010 — no sci-fi here. Pull out your calendars and pencil in the fun. You can register your team today. And by ‘Bowl for Women’s Health’ I mean ‘Strike Down Barriers to Abortions’! This year’s Bowl-A-Thon is fun for the whole family. Money raised through starting up a

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