Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for April school vacation fun! The Museum is open daily during vacation, Monday, April 16 - Sunday, April 22 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with special activities all week long:
Monday, April 16 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fold and crease paper to create whirligigs, design gliders and fashion other fabulous flying contraptions – then send them soaring! Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Tuesday, April 19 - Friday, April 20 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Challenge your Lego building skills through creative prompts and imaginative free building. Build bridges that span waterways and explore solutions to help a lego person climb out of a cave.
Tuesday, April 17 • 10:00, 11:00 AM, 1:00 & 2:00 PM
Meet and learn about majestic birds of prey such as (birds are different every year) glorious golden eagle, a tiny owl, a red-tailed hawk, and a falcon. Presented by licensed raptor rehabilitator Julie Collier.
MAD SCIENCE: MARVELS OF MOTION
Wednesday, April 18 • 11:00 AM, 1:00 & 2:00 PM
This interactive show explores the fundamentals of moving science with Newton’s Laws of Motion. Discover the science of gravity and balance, kinetic beads, and watch the Mad Scientist remove a tablecloth without clearing the table! All of these experiments are done with household objects.
METLIFE FAMILY FRIDAY - FREE AT FIVE!
Friday, April 20 • 5:00 - 8:00 PM
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!
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly activities! In the Children's Garden, plant a seed and learn how to care for it and design an Earth Day poster and more. In our Water Ways guests will explore the nature and states of water and learn about water as a green energy source.
All school vacation activities are free with Museum admission of $12.00 per person; admission is free for Museum members. For more information, visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org.
Program sponsors: Paper Caper underwitten by Amgen; Wingmasters and Mad Science underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.