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Engineer It! Materials Challenge

Saturday, October 1 - Tuesday, October 4
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Complete different engineering challenges using simple household items. Build amazing structures using only cardboard squares, construct towers with popsicle sticks and clothespins, and create contraptions from paper tubes and straws.
Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.

Super Structures

Saturday, October 8 - Monday, October 10 & Tuesday, October 12
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore an intriguing assortment of 3-D design and construction challenges big and small! Build big Stick Structures from wooden dowels and rubber bands, create Confection Constructions by connecting marshmallows and toothpicks, and join together spools and sticks to tackle clever Tinker Toy creations.
Underwritten by Amgen Foundation.

Spooky Studio

October 18 - 23 and 25 - 29
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dress up, create spooky creatures and have other frightful fun in Discovery Studio, the Museum's hands-on art and science exploration space.

Creepy Critters

Saturday, October 29 • Noon - 2:00 PM

Lizards and snakes and frogs, oh my! Kids come in costume and meet some captivating critters – prickly, hairy but not too scary! Have close encounters with furry friends, slithering snakes and other incredible creatures.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Boo Bash

Saturday, October 30 • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Play bewitching games galore, have hands-on fun with imaginative arts and “witch crafts,” explore an eerie environment, mix it up in the mad scientist’s laboratory and much more. Come in costume and have a blast during the Museum's annual Halloween bash!

Discovery Studio

Discovery Studio

Drop into the Museum's vibrant art and science exploration space to discover a changing schedule of imaginative activities.  Create with natural and recycled materials, investigate the power of air and the movement of water, tackle creative construction challenges, and much more. Try a different theme each week! Click here for upcoming activities.

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