Days off at the Children’s Museum

(WPRI) – Most students are off from school this week for February vacation, which means there’s plenty of time to have fun at the Providence Children’s Museum.

Megan Fischer, the communications director at the museum, joined The Rhode Show Monday morning to tell us this week’s planned special activities.

Keith Munslow
Monday, February 17
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 3 and up.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

The Hoopoe Show
Tuesday, February 18
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 3 and up.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Paper Caper
Wednesday, February 19
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday, February 21
1:00 – 7:00 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.

Wingmasters
Thursday, February 20 • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Families learn about majestic birds of prey with licensed raptor rehabilitator Julie Collier.  Meet a glorious golden eagle, a tiny owl, a red-tailed hawk, a falcon and other magnificent raptors.  Shows at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 3 and up.
Underwritten by Providence Tourism Council.

Splash’N Boots
Friday, February 21
11:00 – 11:45 AM

Splash’N Boots, named 2012 Canadian Children’s Music Group of the Year, inspires kids to sing and dance during a dynamic, high-energy musical show. Recommended for ages 3 to 8.

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.

Click play on the video above to see Megan’s entire interview.

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