For Immediate Release
February 8, 2017
Contact: Megan Fischer
(401) 273-5437 ext. 126
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February School Vacation FUN!

at Providence Children’s Museum

February 20 - 24


Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open Monday, February 20 - Friday, February 24 from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  Families explore Coming to Rhode Island, a new exhibit featuring a replica of Fort Adams, and join special activities 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.  Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM; 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. Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 & 2:00 PM; 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 in 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!  Shows at 11:30 AM, 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.


Imagination Playground

Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 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.


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.



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. Activities 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.