February Fun at Providence Children's Museum

February School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children's Museum February 16 - 20

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 http://www.ChildrenMuseum.org.