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September 2015 Events at Providence Children’s Museum
LAST WEEK! My Sky – an exhibit exploring the universe
Through September 7
Through Labor Day, Providence Children’s Museum hosts My Sky, an immersive traveling exhibit that invites families to look up and be inspired by the wonders of the universe. Explore close-up images of the sun; gaze through a telescope to study the stars and planets; invent new constellations; and much more!
My Sky was produced by Boston Children’s Museum in collaboration with Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and NASA; sponsored in Providence by June Rockwell Levy Foundation.
Play and Learn
Tuesdays in September • 10:00 AM - Noon
Play and Learn is Providence Children’s Museum’s open-ended story-based program designed to help 2- to 4-year-olds build their skills in a variety of areas and to give parents resources for continuing the learning at home. Try different fun-filled activities each Tuesday morning.
Happy Grandparents Day!
Sunday, September 13 • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Admission to Providence Children’s Museum is free all day for grandmoms and granddads. Bring the family to play, explore and discover together! Children craft cards and collages in Discovery Studio, the Museum’s hands-on art and science exploration space, from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Celebration
Friday, September 18 • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Join a hands-on workshop exploring the musical traditions of Puerto Rico with Lorena Garay and Lydia Pérez as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is the family kick-off celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2015, a statewide celebration of Latino art and culture in Rhode Island. The Museum is open free 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!
Wednesday, September 23 - Saturday, September 26 • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with huge blue foam blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts. Construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures and more!
Underwritten by Dominion Foundation.
Click here or see attached for a full release of September events - http://www.childrenmuseum.org/documents/PressSeptember2015EventsPCM.pdf
(release from Providence Children's Museum)