February 2017 events at Providence Children’s Museum

February 2017 Events at Providence Children’s Museum
 
NOW OPEN! Coming to Rhode Island
An exhibit exploring history and culture through stories
Embark on a time-traveling adventure through a “time tunnel” to learn about Rhode Island’s immigration history.  Explore an imaginative interactive environment that highlights the story of an Irish immigrant who worked on the construction of Fort Adams.  And discover an array of intriguing hands-on activities that explore culture and diversity and encourage empathy.
 
Heart Smart
Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with heart healthy activities.  Kids test their heart rates, learn about the anatomy of a heart, and more.  Recommended for ages 5 and up. 
Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.
 
Be An Engineer
Saturday, February 18  •  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

In celebration of National Engineers Week, kids investigate the world of engineering at fun-filled activity stations with members of the Society of Women Engineers.  Experiment with electrical conductivity, investigate the power of pulley systems, and more!  Recommended for ages 5 and up. 
Presented by the Society of Women Engineers, New England Shoreline Section.
 
School Vacation FUN!
Monday, February 20 - Friday, February 24

Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun, with special activities and performances all week long:
 
Keith Munslow
Monday, February 20  •  11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Popular children’s singer and storyteller Keith Munslow entertains families with a lively participatory performance packed with tinkling piano tunes, tongue-twisting poems and funny fast-paced rhymes.  Recommended for ages 4 and up.  
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.
 
The Hoopoe Show
Tuesday, February 21  •  11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Hoopoe the hilarious mime (Chris Yerlig) gets the audience into the act and dazzles them with silent comedy, eye-popping magic tricks and balloon wizardry in a funny, imaginative show.  Recommended for ages 4 and up.  
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.
 
Mad Science: Fire and Ice
Wednesday, February 22 •  11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Experience mesmerizing science experiments a mind-bending interactive show that introduces children to the scientific method, air pressure and the states of matter.  Audiences will be amazed by foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and more!  Recommended for ages 4 and up.  
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.
 
Imagination Playground
Thursday, February 23 & Friday, February 24  •  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, create interesting sculptures and more!  
Underwritten by Dominion Foundation.

Tell Your Story: Words and Pictures
Saturday, February 25 & Sunday, February 26  •  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

In celebration of the Museum’s new Coming to Rhode Island exhibit – a time-traveling exploration of history and culture through stories – families tell their own stories using materials including story stones, doodle cubes and costumes.
Underwritten by Hasbro Children’s Fund.
  
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