Wheels at Work Rolls in to Providence Children's Museum!
Wednesdays in July and August - 10:00 AM - Noon
Kids get behind the wheel of working vehicles big and small during a special summer series at Providence Children's Museum. Climb aboard a fire truck, sit atop a backhoe loader, examine the equipment in an ambulance and meet the vehicle's operators. Explore a different vehicle each Wednesday morning in July and August.
July 1 | Explore a Bobcat utility vehicle from Providence Public Works and learn how it moves earth.
July 8 | Get behind the wheel of a tow truck from AAA of Southern New England and learn how its operators rescue broken cars.
July 15 | Inspect a fire truck! Providence Fire Department firefighters show kids how their vehicle helps put out fires.
July 22 | Check out the giant digging bucket of a backhoe loader from Cardi's Construction.
July 29 | Climb aboard a LifePACT ambulance from Hasbro Children's Hospital and learn how it helps technicians transport children when they're critically ill.
August 5 | Get inside a police cruiser and meet officers from the Burrillville Police Department.
August 12 | Explore a dairy delivery truck from Monroe Dairy and learn how it keeps dairy products cool.
August 19 | Board a city school bus, count how many passengers it can hold, and check out the driver seat and dashboard.
August 26 | Meet Tony Petrarca and see how a Weather Mobile helps meteorologists track the weather.
Activities are free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person; admission is free for Museum members. Visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org
for more information and a full calendar of events.
(release from Providence Children's Museum)