Wheels at Work rolls in to Providence Children's Museum

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)