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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 6 | Climb inside a police cruiser and meet officers from the Burrillville Police Department.
July 13 | Inspect a fire truck! Providence Fire Department firefighters show kids how their vehicle helps put out fires.
July 20 | Explore a Bobcat utility vehicle from Providence Public Works and see how it moves earth.
July 27 | Peek into a dairy delivery truck from Munroe Dairy and learn how it keeps food cool.
August 3 | Check out the giant digging bucket of a backhoe loader from Cardi’s Construction.
August 10 | Explore a LifePACT ambulance from Hasbro Children's Hospital and learn how it helps technicians transport children when they're critically ill.
August 17 | Climb aboard a school bus, count how many passengers it can hold, and check out the driver seat and dashboard.
August 24 | Meet Tony Petrarca and see how WPRI 12's Pinpoint Weather Mobile helps meteorologists track the weather.
August 31 | Get into the driver’s seat of a RIPTA bus and check out its impressive dashboard.
All 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)