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School vacation week at the Providence Children’s Museum

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From the Providence Children’s Museum:


February School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children’s Museum

Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Monday, February 16 – Friday, February 20, from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Families explore Water Ways, an imaginative new water play environment, and join special activities all week long:

Keith Munslow • Monday, February 16 • 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM Popular children’s singer and storyteller Keith Munslow entertains families with a lively participatory performance packed with tinkling piano tunes, tongue-twisting poems and funny fast-paced rhymes. Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up. Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

The Hoopoe Show • Tuesday, February 17 • 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM Hoopoe the hilarious mime (Chris Yerlig) gets the audience into the act and dazzles them with silent comedy, eye-popping magic tricks and balloon wizardry in a funny, imaginative show. Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up. Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Imagination Playground • Wednesday, February 18 • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, kids construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures and more! Underwritten by Dominion Foundation.

Wingmasters • Thursday, February 19 • 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM Families learn about majestic birds of prey with licensed raptor rehabilitator Julie Collier. Meet a glorious golden eagle, a tiny owl, a red-tailed hawk, a falcon and other magnificent raptors. Shows at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up. Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Paper Caper • Friday, February 20 • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Kids fold and crease paper to create whirligigs, design gliders and fashion other fabulous flying contraptions – then send them soaring! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.

Skygazers • ALSO Friday, February 20 • 5:30 – 7:30 PM Join astronomers from Brown University Science Outreach and use telescopes to view the moon, see a small satellite up close, and create your own constellation. The Museum is open free of charge from 5:00 – 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

All school vacation activities are free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person; always free for Museum members. For more information, visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org.

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