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February School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children’s Museum

February 17 – 21

Providence Children's MuseumProvidence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Monday, February 17 – Friday, February 21, from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, with special activities all week long:

Keith Munslow
Monday, February 17 • 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 3 and up.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

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April vacation at the Providence Children’s Museum

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Fleecy Friends: Kids meet goats, lambs, ponies and bunnies on April 15.

April Vacation Activities at Providence Children’s Museum

Monday, April 15 – Friday, April 19

Providence Children’s Museum is open for April school vacation, daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Friday, April 19 until 8:00 PM, with special programs and performances all week long.

Fleecy Friends
Monday, April 15 • 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Families meet baby goats and lambs, take a pony ride, pet a bunny, and see how fleece is spun into yarn. Recommended for ages 2 and up.

Imagination Playground
Tuesday, April 16 • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Using big blue foam blocks, wheels, spools and tubes, kids construct castles and cities, create artful sculptures, design whimsical creatures, and much more – the possibilities are endless.

Animal Experiences
Wednesday, April 17 • 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Families meet an awesome assortment of live animals! Children have close encounters with furry friends, slithering snakes and other incredible creatures and learn fascinating facts about them from animal expert Dave Marchetti of Animal Experiences. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Pumpernickel Puppets
Thursday, April 18 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM

The Pumpernickel Puppets present a colorful cast of characters and invite audience participation in playful performances of “Peter Rabbit.” Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up.

Imagination Playground
Friday, April 19 • 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Using big blue foam blocks, wheels, spools and tubes, kids construct castles and cities, create artful sculptures, design whimsical creatures, and much more – the possibilities are endless.

MetLife Family Friday
ALSO Friday, April 19 • 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Providence Children’s Museum is open free of charge from 5:00 – 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and discover!

School vacation programs and performances are free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person; always free for Museum members. For more information, visit ChildrenMuseum.org
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School vacation activities at the Providence Children’s Museum

February School Vacation at Providence Children’s Museum

February 18 – 22, 2013

Children's MuseumProvidence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Monday, February 18 – Friday, February 22, from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Families can explore ThinkSpace, a major new exhibit exploring spatial thinking, and enjoy these special programs and performances:

Keith Munslow
Monday, February 18 • 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 3 and up.

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School vacation events at the Providence Children’s Museum

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

Children's MuseumProvidence 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 – 6:00 PM. Families can explore ThinkSpace, a major new exhibit exploring spatial thinking, and enjoy these special programs and performances:

Block Party
Wednesday, December 26 • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Kids mix and match the Museum’s massive collection of colorful building materials! Stack imaginative blocks of all shapes and sizes to create towering structures, construct room-sized block cities and more.

Sparky’s Puppets
Thursday, December 27 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM
Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite children’s stories with colorful hand puppets, lively humor and plenty of audience participation. See playful puppet performances of funny folktales from around the globe that feature clever critters and magical happenings. Meet a family of mice in Japan, laugh at the antics of Anansi the Spider, a trickster from West Africa, and see a pesky goblin try to outwit a hard-working European farmer. Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up.

The Rhythm Room
Friday, December 28 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM
The Rhythm Room weaves together the energy and power of world percussion, horns, drums, guitars, piano and keyboard to create rich melodies while providing a visually stimulating experience for audiences of all ages. Kids feel the rhythm as they join the band and try out different percussion instruments. Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up.

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February School Vacation at the Providence Children’s Museum


Julie Collier teaches families about fascinating birds of prey in “Wingmasters” at Providence Children’s Museum.

February School Vacation FUN!
at Providence Children’s Museum

February 21 – 25

Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! Enjoy these special activities and performances:

  • Keith Munslow
    Monday, February 21
    11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM
    Popular children’s singer and storyteller Keith Munslow entertains families with a lively performance, packed with tinkling piano tunes, tongue-twisting poems and audience participation. Ages 3 – 11

  • Wingmasters
    Tuesday, February 22
    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. Ages 3 – 11

  • Block Builders
    Wednesday, February 23 “¢ Friday, February 25
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Experiment with building challenges using an array of blocks of all shapes and sizes! Kids engineer giant towers, construct cities and build bridges. Ages 3 – 11

  • The Hoopoe Show
    Thursday, February 24
    11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM
    Hilarious mime Chris Yerlig gets the audience into the act and dazzles them with his silent pantomime comedy, magic tricks and balloon wizardry in this funny, imaginative show. Ages 3 – 11

Providence Children’s Museum – play is powerful! The Museum is located at 100 South Street in Providence’s Jewelry District. September through March, open Tuesday through Sunday and Monday school holidays, 9 AM to 6 PM, and selected Fridays until 8 PM. April through August, open 7 days. Unless indicated, programs are free with Museum admission of $8.50 per person; admission is always free for Museum members. Call (401) 273-KIDS or visit childrenmuseum.org.

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