Friday, July 2, 2010

SO Much Summer Fun!

Yes, we have two fabulous new outdoor play spaces, but there's a bunch of other summer fun to be had at the Museum, including these exciting summer series:

Wheels at Work
Wednesdays in July & August
10:00 AM - Noon

Kids get behind the wheel when fascinating vehicles roll up to the Museum during this special summer series. Climb aboard a fire truck, sit atop a giant digger, examine the equipment in an ambulance and meet the drivers who operate them. Explore a different vehicle each week!

July 7: Kids learn how a digger truck does its digging from a Narragansett Bay Commission operator.

July 14: Explore an ambulance and learn how technicians from Rhode Island Emergency Services for Children help injured kids.

July 21: Climb aboard a giant tow truck from Coletta's Towing and learn how it rescues broken cars.

July 28: Meet a Providence Police officer and explore a police cruiser.

August 4: Inspect a fire truck! Providence Fire Department firefighters teach kids how the vehicle helps put out fires.

August 11: Check out the giant digging bucket of a Cardi Corporation backhoe loader.

August 18: See WPRI-12’s Pinpoint Weather Mobile and learn how it helps meteorologists track the weather.

August 25: Get behind the wheel of the city’s biggest truck, the Providence Department of Public Works' 10-wheeler.

Eco Explorers
Tuesdays in July & August
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Kids create from natural materials, blow enormous bubbles and meet live animals. Get out and play in The Children's Garden and try different activities exploring the wonder of science and nature each week. Ages 3 - 11

July 6 & August 3: Meet a Worm
July 13: Mud Play
July 20: Animal Trackers
July 27 & August 17: Bubble Blast
August 10: Underground Critters

NaturescapesNature Art
Fridays in July & August
10:00 AM - Noon
Kids print with natural materials like pinecones and mushrooms and paint with natural dyes. Drop in for a different activity each week; check our calendar for details. Ages 3 - 8

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