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Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

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When

April 30, 2016

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

Join us as we explore the geology of the northern part of our state. Examining the quartz vein at Diamond Hill, the cumberlandite locality and the Esmond granite, we will discover Rhode Island’s unique geologic history. Collecting is allowed. Please note: There may be some climbing. For more information please visit the museum's website, http://providenceri.com/museum/geology-trips.

Boathouse

Where

When

April 30, 2016

Time

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Overview

Each year the Y celebrates Healthy Kids Day®, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. It's FREE and open to the public: everyone is welcome!

Botanical Center

Where

When

May 1, 2016

Time

12:00 AM - 12:30 AM

Overview

A magical journey exploring over 100 fairy garden homes in the warmth of the Botanical Center.

Scavenger Hunts for young and old, Build a Village, Discover the Gnome Trail, Release Lady Bugs, Moss Toss and more.

Come dressed as fairy folk.

Community volunteers create our fairy homes and gardens that inspire people to look more closely at the natural world. To volunteer for Fairy Garden Days contact us at: bcryanfund@gmail.com

FAIRY GARDEN DAYS is a project of the Ryan Fund.

More information here: http://bccrwp.org/events/2016/4/14/fairy-garden-days

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

When

May 2, 2016 Occurs the first Monday of every 1 month(s)

Time

9:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Overview

Children ages 2-4, with parent, investigate the world around them as they sing, dance and discover in this monthly program. Expose your preschool child to science and culture in a unique and stimulating museum setting. First Monday of the month, October through June, from 9:30am to 10:00am.

Botanical Center

Where

When

May 7, 2016 Occurs the first Saturday of every 1 month(s)

Time

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Overview

The Master Gardener Kiosk booth presents an educational opportunity in an interactive format for sharing the expertise of Master Gardeners, and to tell residents of Rhode Island communities about good gardening practices.

Botanical Center

Where

When

May 10, 2016 Occurs every 1 week(s) on Tuesday

Time

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Overview

Each class is presented by URI Master Gardener volunteer with a specialized topic based on plants or collections at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

When

May 14, 2016

Time

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Overview

Roger Williams Park is a 430 acre oasis in the heart of one the most densely populated areas of Rhode Island. The woodlands and large ponds provide an ideal place for birds to rest and feed on their migration northwards. Colorful Parula, Blackburnian and Magnolia Warblers are among the many migrants. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Where

Museum of Natural History

When

May 17, 2016

Time

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Overview

Roger Williams Park's landscape is at its best with pastel blossoms of ornamental trees and shrubs abounding - a wonderful time to explore its historic statuary art as we walk! Museum docent Mike McGinity will guide us through a wealth of statues and monuments tucked away in often hidden places. Wear sturdy shoes. For more information please visit the museum's website, http://providenceri.com/museum/adults.
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