There are lots of great events happening in the Rhode Island area during School Vacation Week (Feb. 14 – Feb. 22). Parents of young children, who may not be in the school vacation rhythm yet, should be aware that many of their favorite hotspots will be busier than usual because of the special events planned for kids. Plan accordingly.
The events calendar is bursting with lots of fun things for you and your kidos to do this week. If you are already signed up for email and usually receive the Kidoinfo Weekend Picks, check your inbox Thursday for this weeks’ special edition – the 2009 February School Vacation Guide. Not signed up? Click here to receive your guide by email.
If you are not heading out of town for vacation, you may need a break or some fresh ideas for entertaining your children.Â Arrange playdate swaps with your friends. Plan a local adventure; Take your kids somehwere they’ve never been before. It can be big or small, far away or around the cornerÂ – visit a new library, museum, parkÂ or bookstore.
Top: Keith Munslow at Providence Children’s Museum on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 (Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 pm) . Bottom: Learn about raptors with Audubon during school vacation week – those that lived 100 million years ago – as well as those that inhabit Rhode Island today. Audubon Environmental Education Center, Bristol, RI; February 19, 2009.Â Photo credit Jessica Weinberg.