Activities This Week
August 2, 2021
What's Happening in Smithfield this Week
SCHEDULING NOTE: Victory Day-August 9, 2021
Victory Day is a RI state holiday. This year Victory Day is August 9th. The Summer Impact program will not run that day. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.
Explore the 7 Scenic Walking Trails
Smithfield is home to 7 scenic walking trails. Minutes from your front door you can find enjoy the beauty and adventure of hiking through marked trails maintained by the Smithfield Nature Conservatory. Printable trail maps are available on their website. To find out more, go to: https://www.smithfieldri.com/seven-scenic-walks/
Summer Recreation: Tennis Lessons
Tennis lessons are taught for boys, girls, and adults. Sessions are held Monday thru Friday starting at the end of June for 7 weeks. All ages and levels of ability are welcome to participate. A registration fee is charged for this program.
To register, email Tennis Instructor: Julie Reddy email@example.com
RIDE Summer Learning Opportunities
To explore available learning opportunities, visit the Enroll RI website; https://enrollri.org/acn
Family Story Time: Be A Tree
10:30 am - 11:15 am
This family storytime will be for children ages 3 and older and their families. We will read the book, Be a Tree, by Maria Gianferrari and participate in some fun activities based on the book.
Please register for this storytime here: http://myespl.org/events/family-story-time-be-a-tree/
Storywalk At the Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
August 4, 2021
10 AM to 12 PM
Stop by the library on Wednesday, August 4th, anytime from 10 am to noon.
There will be a special story placed on the field on the side of the library.
Families can walk around and read this story together. There will also be some fun outdoor activities set
up as well. This is a drop-in program.
(The StoryWalk® Project was created by Ann Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.)
Animation Techniques: the Zoetropes'
August 4, 2021
This event will make you the animator you get to be the artist and the director! Since the beginning of animation, people have never stopped coming up with different ways to make it. We will be trying out one of the earliest forms of animation for Animation techniques: a Zoetrope! It is a device that produces the illusion of motion from a rapid succession of pictures. You will have the opportunity to draw a strip of images that will make up your Zoetrope.
To register, visit http://myespl.org/events/animation-techniques-zoetrope/
Pajama Story Time at the Library
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Come join this special Zoom storytime by wearing your pajamas and bringing your favorite stuffed animal. This storytime is for children ages 3 and older. Please sign up for this storytime on our website with your email so Ms. Carol can send you the link.
Did you know?
Children can access homework help, Tumblebooks and, TumbleMath from the library's website. Check it out: http://myespl.org/childrens/
Statewide Summer Reading Program- Tails and Tales
To register, follow the link for your home library.
East Smithfield http://(myespl.beanstack.org
Greenville contact Babs Wells 401-949-3630 x106 firstname.lastname@example.org
What can your library do for you?
Statewide Library Activities
Parent and Child Resources
Kids' Link RI
Kids’ Link RI™ is a behavioral health triage service and referral network. A program offered in collaboration with Gateway Healthcare, Lifespan, Hasbro Children's Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Kids’ Link RI is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help triage children and youth in need of mental health services and refer them to treatment providers.
The free, confidential phone line, 1-855-543-5465, connects parents and caregivers to an experienced clinician that can help them access children’s services in Rhode Island, and determine the best place to go for treatment and counseling.
Contact Kids’ Link RI™ if your child is:
- Feeling excessive anger or sadness.
- Lashing out at siblings, friends, and adults.
- Having behavior problems at school.
- Having severe worries.
- Hurting himself/herself or others.
Additional information can be found on the website: https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/kids-link-ri
Bradley Access Center
The Access Center at Bradley Hospital fields hundreds of calls per week from physicians, parents, schools and community providers.
Clinicians are specially trained to perform evaluations for children and adolescents in need of inpatient, outpatient, or partial hospitalization and will direct each child to the most appropriate and effective services for his or her needs.
The Access Center is not open on weekends. Patients in need of emergency services during those hours should be referred to their local hospital emergency room.
For assistance, please call:
Bradley Hospital - KIDS' LINK RI
Hasbro Children's Hospital