This week, Feb. 18 through 22, is February vacation for Portsmouth schools — leaving you four weekdays (plus the weekend) to find things for them to do.
Featured below are a few activities for today!
Click the blue links to see more, including locations and contact information — and be sure to call ahead to confirm.
Tuesday, Feb. 19:
Music: Rhythm Quest Percussion, a youth-based percussion ensemble open to ages 12 to 18, is scheduled to get together tonight at 6. Give your future Lars Ulrich an outlet — and, the best part is that the program runs year-round. $30.
Boating: Herreshoff Marine Museum continues its After-School Boat Shop School today from 3 to 5 pm. For teens. Free; donations appreciated.
Nature: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum continues its February vacation program for kids in grades 1 to 4. Day rate $40 members/$45 nonmembers; half-day $25. Space is limited.
Creatures: George Hail Library welcomes Biomes Marine Biology Center at 10:30 am. Free. For ages 5 to 10. Registration required.
Film: The Providence Children's Film Festival wraps up today — click here for the calendar of movies and showings. $7.50 adults/$4 kids.
Art: Rhode Island School of Design Museum offers two programs aimed at spurring kids' interest in the arts. Adults $12, kids 5-18 $3, kids under 5 free.
- Tours for Tots: Color Blocks, 2 to 2:45 pm. Ages 3-5.
Science: Julie Collier leads an exploration of birds of prey at Providence Childrens Museum's "Wingmasters" program. Shows at noon, 1 and 2 pm. Free with $8.50 per person admission.