St. Patrick http://ripr.org en Rhode Islanders celebrate St. Patrick's Day http://ripr.org/post/rhode-islanders-celebrate-st-patricks-day <p>Rhode Islanders celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with parades and bar-hopping.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:21:27 +0000 Flo Jonic 12082 at http://ripr.org Rhode Islanders celebrate St. Patrick's Day The Wearin' of the Green in RI http://ripr.org/post/wearin-green-ri <p>The season of St. Patrick’s has already kicked off in Rhode Island. Pawtucket’s annual parade stepped off on Saturday. Newport’s St. Patrick’s Day parade gets marching on Saturday, March 16.&nbsp; And Providence’s parade takes place next Saturday. Sister Anne Keefe has been named this year’s Grand Marshal for the Providence parade. She’s recognized for her work in social justice and human rights, including chairing the Providence Human Rights Commission and co-founding the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:47:06 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 11292 at http://ripr.org The Wearin' of the Green in RI