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Adopt-a-Pet: September

We couldn't pick just one for this month, so meet Slugger and Blanca, two cute kitties.

Each month, RI Monthly highlights one adoptable pet in Rhode Island in the hopes that they will find a new home. But this month, we chose two because, well look at them! First we’ll introduce you to Slugger. This cutie was a junkyard kitty who eventually overcame his feral shyness to become a sweet and lovable cuddle bug. He  loves to…

Hascon is Coming to Providence Next Week

The three-day, family-friendly event will give fans a chance to see Hasbro characters and brands come to life.

The three-day convention will feature Hasbro’s top commodities including Transformers, My Little Pony, Nerf, Magic the Gathering, Play-doh, Monopoly, G.I. Joe and many more, which will be reimagined through stage performances, costumed characters and interactive games and activities.

Letters to the Editor: September

Rhode Island Monthly readers reflect on the business of squid and pet fostering.

“If Rhode Island really needs a state appetizer, what’s wrong with the friendly, humble, less-threatening and better tasting quahog stuffie?” writes Mark Thompson.

Girls Rock! RI Camp Inspires Young Rockers

Participants learn how to play instruments, practice with a band and work in group settings at the weeklong day camp.

Over the course of the week, they take instrument playing lessons, enjoy lunch performances from guests, experience band practice and create band art. They also engage in workshops about feminism, media literacy and other topics.

5 Places to View the Eclipse

Eclipse viewing glasses, solar telescopes, planetariums and more.

Solar eclipses don’t happen every day; in fact, the last total solar eclipse to pass over the United States was back in 1979. And while we might not be getting a full eclipse here (this time), that’s not stopping everyone from getting excited. On Monday, August 21, libraries, observatories and other institutions are throwing parties, offering the public eclipse viewing…