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Kidoinfo Play in the Park

When:
August 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2019-08-27T15:00:00-04:00
2019-08-27T18:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Our events are always free and open to everyone.
Kidoinfo Play in the Park @ Burnside Park

Each week in inside Burnside Park, Kidoinfo Play in the Park brings a different family friendly activity to the Imagination Center.

During Play in the Park the Imagination Center will be open for visitors to use the Open Air Reading Room, Creative Playspace and the Big Blue Blocks of the Imagination Playground from 3:00 – 6:00.

August 6 // Nutrition Education with RI Farm to School
The Nutrition Education department of Farm Fresh Rhode Island empowers youth to think critically about the food they eat through hands-on activities, giving them a tangible understanding of Rhode Island agriculture and the chance to explore and taste fresh New England produce! Join us and explore parts of the plant with our felt gardens, plant some seeds of your own, make seed art and try locally grown goodies!

Also, STEAM activities! Engage in various STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) activities in Burnside Park! Our Burnside MakerSpace will be open for experimentation and the Art Cart is fully stocked for creative exploration.

August 13 // Biomes Marine Biology Center Traveling Tide Pool, 3:30 – 5:30
Come visit Biomes in Burnside Park, where creatures found in tide pools will be swimming at the Imagination Center. Interact with animals like sea urchins, spider crabs, oysters, and whelks while learning about our underwater neighbors.

August 20 // STEAM activities & Sidy Maiga Open Drum Circle (4:30 – 6:00)
Spend the afternoon engaging in various STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) activities in Burnside Park! Our Burnside MakerSpace will be open for experimentation and the Art Cart is fully stocked for creative exploration.

At 4:30, sit in on an open drum circle hosted by Malian drummer Sidy Maiga. Bring your own drum or use one provided by Sidy!

August 27 // Save The Bay – Narragansett Bay Bay Experience (3:30-5:30)
Learn about the anatomy and adaptations of Bay creatures through observation of live animals. Save The Bay educators will bring several species to Burnside Park for an afternoon of oceanic fun!

September 10 // Audubon Society of Rhode Island Raptor Encounter (3:30-4:30)
See Rhode Island birds of prey up close during this presentation in the park. Be sure to check out the Audubon’s Peregrine-Cam too for more urban wildlife updates!

September 17 // STEAM activities & Sidy Maiga Open Drum Circle (4:30 – 6:00)
Spend the afternoon engaging in various STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) activities in Burnside Park! Our Burnside MakerSpace will be open for experimentation and the Art Cart is fully stocked for creative exploration.

At 4:30, sit in on an open drum circle hosted by Malian drummer Sidy Maiga. Bring your own drum or use one provided by Sidy!

September 24 // My Living Monument with Becci Davis
My Living Monument is a multi-sensory, interactive installation that uses a designated site of memory to spark conversations about monuments, commemoration practices and the politics of public space. This iteration tells the story of six Rhode Island women who were contemporaries of General Burnside, as well as, their contributions to the state, nation, and world

image: courtesy of Kidoinfo and Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy

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