February School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children’s Museum

Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun!
The Museum is open daily during vacation, Saturday, February 13 –
Sunday, February 21 from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, with special activities and
performances all week long:

*Heart Smart**
**Saturday & Sunday, February 13 & 14 • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM*
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a twist! Kids learn about anatomy by
exploring a cow’s heart, test their heart rates, make an origami heart
that pulses, and more. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
/Underwritten by Amgen Foundation./
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*Keith Munslow**
**Monday, February 15 • 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. Shows
at 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up. /
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council./

Hoopoe the mime (Chris Yerlig) amazes audiences at Providence Children's Museum.
Hoopoe the mime (Chris Yerlig) amazes audiences at Providence Children’s Museum.

*The Hoopoe Show**
**Tuesday, February 16 • 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. Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 &
2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.
/Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council./

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*Mad Science**
**Wednesday, February 17 • 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM*
Witness mesmerizing science experiments exploring air power and pressure
with hot air balloons, a vortex generator and a hovercraft in this
mind-bending interactive show. Recommended for ages 4 and up. /
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council./

*Imagination Playground**
**Thursday, February 18*** • *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./

*Paper Caper**
**Friday, February 19** • **10:00 AM – 3:00 PM*
Kids 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.
/Underwritten by Amgen Foundation./

*Skygazers**
**ALSO Friday, February 19**** • **5:30 – 7:30 PM*
Join astronomers from Brown University and use telescopes to view the
moon and night sky. The Museum is open free of charge from 5:00 – 8:00
PM for *MetLife Family Friday*, sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

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*Be An Engineer**
**Saturday, February 20 • 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; mix up
gooey oobleck; 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./

*Rigamajig**
**Sunday, February 21 • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM*
Invent creative contraptions with a large-scale building kit featuring
wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, rope, and nuts and bolts.
/Underwritten by National Grid./

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*All school vacation activities are free with Museum admission of $9.00
per person; always free for Museum members.
For more information, visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org.*

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*Providence Children’s Museum – play is /powerful/! *
The Museum is located at 100 South Street in Providence’s Jewelry
District. September through March, open Tuesday through Sunday and
Monday school holidays, 9 AM to 6 PM, and selected Fridays until 8 PM.
April through August, open 7 days. Programs are free with Museum
admission of $9.00 per person; admission is always free for Museum
members. Call (401) 273-KIDS or visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org.