January 2016 events at Providence Children's Museum

Check out the January 2016 Events at the Providence Children’s Museum

Block Builders
Friday, January 1 - Sunday, January 3  •  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kids build with interesting blocks of all shapes and sizes in Discovery Studio, the Museum’s open-ended art and science exploration space.  Stack blocks to construct tall towers, experiment with tangram puzzles, and build on mirrors to explore shapes and symmetry.
Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.

After the Beanstalk: Jack, Jill and the Giant
Saturday, January 9 & Sunday, January 10  •  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Help Jack and his sister Jill solve the giant's puzzling spatial challenges in an interactive performance that expands on the classic tale.  Shows at 10:30 & 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up.

Games Galore
Saturday, January 16 & Sunday, January 17  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Explore favorite family games with a twist – everything is made from repurposed materials!  Play an assortment of games of chance and skill using everyday items, and learn how to make your own fun from materials you have around the house.

Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, January 18  •  11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Families explore a display of photographs, words and books describing Dr. King's life and work, participate in an interactive exploration of the negative power of discrimination, and see powerful performances of “M.L.K.: Amazing Grace.”  Actors Rochel Coleman, Jackie Davis and Rafini bring history to life through songs and stories as they portray Civil Rights activists Rosa Parks, Ralph Abernathy and more.  Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:30 PM.  Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Imagination Playground
Saturday, January 23 & Sunday, January 24  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 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!

Program sponsors: After the Beanstalk and Imagination Playground underwritten by Dominion Foundation; Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Full release of January events - http://childrenmuseum.org/documents/PressJanuary2016EventsPCM.pdf