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October 2018

How To Create and Maintain a WordPress Website

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sprout CoWorking, 166 Valley St., Building 6M
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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WordPress is the most popular tool in creating powerful websites. This class is for people who don’t have a website for their business or are already using WordPress. You will also learn how to maintain and manage a WordPress site that has been created for you. Topics and items covered in this Workshop: How to create or maintain your existing WordPress site Choose the right theme for your website How to track traffic to your site How to come up…

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New England Chapter IPMI (International Precious Metals Institute)

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport/Warwick RI, One Thurber Street
Warwick, 02886
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The New England Chapter of IPMI and the IPMI Health & Safety Committee invite you to a joint event on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 in Warwick, Rhode Island. A Safety Seminar will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Warwick from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. The seminar will kick off at noon with a buffet lunch and will include of a series of informative presentations from seasoned experts followed by an Open Q&A session. The cost of the seminar…

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Cocktails and Conversations: Feminism in Popular Culture

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Social Enterprise Greenhouse, 10 Davol Square, Suite 100
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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The panel discussion will cover how feminism presents itself and can be deconstructed in music, film and virtual reality/ artificial reality.

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AARP Livable Communities Forum

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AARP State Office, 10 Orms St.
Providence, 02904
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AARP Rhode Island is hosting a FREE Livable Communities Forum to explore opportunities for people of all ages to do good work across the Ocean State. Register online at https://aarp.cvent.com/RIForum or call 877-926-8300 toll-free. Parking is free. What makes a Livable Community? What can people do to enhance local resources, strengthen community ties and create a better atmosphere where they live? What does it take to engage municipal officials in working together to improve transportation, open space and programs that…

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Lunch & Learn – ISO 13485:2016

October 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Polaris MEP, 315 Iron Horse Way
Providence, RI 02908 United States
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Do you work in medical device manufacturing? If so, you only have until March 31, 2019 to transition from ISO 13485:2003 to the latest version of the standard, ISO 13485:2016, published on March 1, 2016. While that may seem like a lot of time, there has been a dramatic change in the standard with this new version, so those transitioning or getting certified for the first time, should join us for lunch and learn about this quality management system that…

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Pilobolus – Come to your Senses

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The VETS, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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“Where acrobatics are liquified into poetry”–New York Times Icons of movement and magic return to FirstWorks! Celebrate FirstWorks 15th season with Pilobolus, a “mind-blowing troupe of wildly creative and physically daring dancers who leap, fly, intertwine and break all the rules” (NY Newsday). Prepare to be amazed as they test the limits of human physicality, by exploring the beauty and power of connected bodies. Pilobolus continues to amuse, innovate and engage, whether they are performing for millions at the Olympics,…

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Complex Learners Conference – Movement, Mindfulness & Motivation: Innovative Approaches for Helping Complex Learners

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Wolf School, 215 Ferris Ave
East Providence, 02916
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Children with learning, sensory and attention difficulties struggle to follow directions and focus in the classroom and at home. This intermediate level presentation will provide the foundation for using exercise, mindfulness, movement, and sensory strategies, to help children focus and engage in learning. There has been a wealth of studies that indicate that moving our bodies and our muscles has a direct effect on building and preserving our brains. In addition, we change the brain’s chemistry when we move and…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State 10th Annual Big Walk ‘Halloween Hike’ 5K Fun-Run

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence, United States
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Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State and The Rhode Island Trade Unions on October 27th for the 10th Annual BIG Walk at the Carousel at Roger Williams Park in Providence. This event benefits BBBSOS and is FREE to attend! There will be free pizza provided by Uncle Tony's Pizza & Pasta - East Providence as well as Dunkin' Donuts, crafts and treats (and is even dog-friendly)! Any individual who meets their fundraising goals will win prizes including…

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Read to Succeed Scholarship Ceremonies

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bishop McVinney Elementary School, 155 Gordon Avenue
Providence, 02905
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Read to Succeed is the first program in Rhode Island specific to low-income, largely minority South Providence students addressing their summer learning loss with a powerful, $1,000 college scholarship incentive and challenging their parents to commit to reading as a pathway to college. Our innovative program is designed to bridge the education gap between the school years, provide underprivileged students with free books and begin their investment for college. Read to Succeed invites you to our 2018 Scholarship Presentations for…

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Public Libraries Present Reading Our Public School Architecture, a Public Conversation

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cranston Central Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Road
Cranston, RI 02920 United States
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Join us on Monday, October 29 at Cranston Public Library (140 Sockanossett Cross Road, Cranston) from 6 – 7:30 pm for a public conversation with historic preservation consultant Ned Connors, artist and educator Andrew Grover, and Cranston Historical Society President Sandra M. Moyer to consider how our public school buildings serve as shared cultural landmarks, how their construction reflects the social aspirations of their era, and what it means, and what we should do, when we decide that a well-built…

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