February 29, 2012
A leap year (or intercalary or bissextile year) is a year containing one additional day (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, a month) in order to keep the calendar year synchronized with theastronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, a calendar that had the same number of days in each year would, over time, drift with respect to the event it was supposed to track. By occasionally inserting (or intercalating) an additional day or month into ...
A reason to celebrate everyday!
29 Leap Day - 2012, once every four years
2 Employee Appreciation Day first Friday in March
Enter to win! Elmo, Abby Cadabby & Friends arrive in Providence on March 9!
“1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends”
Elmo, Abby Cadabby & Friends arrive in Providence on March 9!
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Where can your imagination take you? Anywhere you want to be! Audiences in Providence are invited to make a world of adventure come to life with Elmo, Abby Cadabby and friends as the stage lights come up on Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends”. This imagination-inspired musical will make a stop at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11. Tickets for all ...
1 box of Angel Food Cake mix
1 box of any other cake mix (butter, yellow, chocolate) whatever.
Combine the cake mixes together in a gallon size zip lock bag. Shake it up to make sure its well mixed.
In a small microwave safe dish (I used a custard dish my stepmom uses a coffee cup) scoop 3 tbsp of cake mix and 2 tbsp of water. Mix. Microwave for 1 minute. Let the cake sit for about 15 minutes. Then you can top it with what ever ...
Dr. Suess was born March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. His 44 children's books have thrilled many children throughout the years with imaginative characters and tongue twisting rhymes. His books have been translated into more than 15 languages and sold more than 200 million copies.
To celebrate the birthday of such a famous author, here are some fun activities:
Cat in the Hat dot to dot (printable- includes numbers 1 to 78)
Can you match the Dr. Suess character with the name (on screen, takes a bit to load ...
A No Frills Article
March First. thump, thump. March First. thump, thump.
It’s that time of year again. The day I dread.
March First. thump, thump.
The date runs through my head like a broken record, and my heart pounds harder and harder as the day approaches.
I flash back to the pain in my mouth all those year’s ago. I thought I was biting my tongue at night, and the dentist agreed. He shaved down my teeth, which helped for a short time, and then he sent me to ...
Here’s a simple project that is a craft and rudimentary lesson in color theory all wrapped in one.
What you’ll need: *self-sealing laminating sheets or pouches *tissue paper in cyan, magenta, and yellow *a CD or DVD for tracing *metal brads *permanent marker
Step 1: Using permanent marker, trace around the DVD/CD onto laminate sheet. Mark a dot in the center. Cut out circle, making sure to cut inside the line (so that marker line is cut off), and cut center dot out. Use the tip of ...
Where: Davisville Elementary School North Kingstown RIWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: everyoneHow: Just head on down to playCost: FREE
Charlie the frog is “hoppy” that you will join him to celebrate Leap Year! We will do a froggy craft and eat a froggy snack. There will even be hands on time with Charlie
Where: Classes are held at the Tri-Pond Nature Center, Asa Pond Road, South KingstownWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMWho: AGES 2-6 WITH PARENTSHow: Pre-registration is requiredCost: $9-$12
Where: Kite tails play center north kingstown riWhen: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: Children ages 4+ and parentsHow: Just head on down to playCost: Regular admission prices apply (mention the playdate and get $1 off!)
Where: 1425 kingston rd, South Kingstown RIWhen: 10:00 AMWho: everyoneHow: Just head on downCost: FREEFor more info: open every Saturday from Nov. 12th to April 28, 2012.
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