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Pop-Up Play Day! – May 11, 2013

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Photo: Pop-Up Adventure Play From the Providence Children’s Museum: Pop-Up Play Day! Saturday, May 11 | India Point Park PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence’s first Pop-Up Play Day takes place at India Point Park on Saturday, May 11 from 12 to 5 PM, presented by the Partnership for Providence Parks, Providence Children’s Museum, the City of Providence, Kidoinfo and other partners. …

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Providence Children’s Museum: “What Happened to Recess?”

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Recess is crucial for kids, resulting in better attention span, improved classroom behavior, and important opportunities for free play, creativity and interaction with other children – yet it is increasingly limited or withheld. Join the great recess debate in a conversation moderated by Janice O’Donnell, Executive Director of Providence Children’s Museum.

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School vacation events at the Providence Children’s Museum

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If you’re looking for something to do with the kids during school vacation week? The Providence Children’s Museum has got you covered: School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children’s Museum December 26 – 31 Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Wednesday, December 26 – Tuesday, January 1, from 9:00 AM …

Native American Tales at Providence Children’s Museum – November 23, 2012

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Friday, November 23 | 1:00 & 2:00 PM In performances of Native American Tales, popular storyteller Thawn Sherente Harris shares his Narragansett culture through traditional songs, stories and dance. Harris sings, plays the cedar flute and hand drum, and invites families to join him in a customary Native American social dance. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Performances at 1:00 …

Documentary Screenings “Where Do the Children Play”

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Film Asks ‘Where Do the Children Play?’ Providence Children’s Museum and Partners Present Documentary Screenings and Discussions Providence Children’s Museum is partnering to present two free public screenings of “Where Do the Children Play?” in October. The provocative documentary examines an issue of growing concern among pediatricians, mental health experts, educators and environmentalists: more and more children are growing up …

Playful Providence, September 7-9

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Children’s Museum and Partners Present ‘Playful Providence’ A Citywide Celebration of Play | September 7 – 9, 2012 PROVIDENCE, RI – The city of Providence was recently honored as a “Playful City USA” by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America’s children. The recognition, which honors cities and towns that make play a priority, was due in …

Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum!

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The Providence Children’s Museum has scheduled summer playtime events at parks throughout the city through the summer. Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum! PROVIDENCE, RI – This summer, Providence Children’s Museum launches a new initiative to bring playful hands-on activities to public parks across the city – part of its efforts to advocate for and raise awareness of …