Take the Kids to Seal Watch on Prudence Island or Play With Robots

The kids can roll up their sleeves and do a craft project or they can see a movie this weekend at the library.

There's nothing to do with the kids this weekend, sorry. (April Fools!) As always, there's a lot to do in and around Bristol and Warren and Patch has rounded up a few inside and outside activities for your family to enjoy.

  1. Seal Watch and Prudence Island Tour
    When/Where: Seal Watch and Prudence Island Tour with the Audubon Society.  Tour leaves Saturday, April 2, 9:45 am, from the Prudence Ferry Dock on Thames St., Bristol.  Returns at 4:30 pm.
    Why Go:  If  you've never been, go see what's in and around Prudence Island. Visit the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Even if you have been to Prudence before, you're bound to see things in a new light.
    Pricing: Registration necessary. Life Member Fee $15/member adult, $8/member child; Non-Member Fee$20/non-member adult, $10/non-member .
  2. Visit Robotics Park
    When/Where: Martin Middle School, 111 Brown St., East Providence, Saturday, April 2, 10 am to 2 pm.
    Why Go: Robotics Park is believed to be the largest K-12 robotic event in the country. Over 100 student created robotic presentations and demonstrations will be open to the public. Mt. Hope's winning team will be there, along with many others. 
    Pricing: Free
  3. Make a Planter
    When/Where: Home Depot,  878 W Main Rd, Middletown, or Highland Avenue, Seekonk, Saturday, April 2, 9 am to noon.
    Why Go: It's a great family activity and teaches kids the safe way to use tools.
    Pricing: Free
  4. Easter Egg Crafts
    When/Where: Michael's Crafts, 1305 W Main Rd, Middletown, or Highland Avenue, Seekonk, one session April 2 and one April 5, both 10 am to noon.
    Why Go:  Let the kids create a cheerful egg for the Easter holidays.  Think Spring! Ages 3+.
    Pricing:  4/2 event requires purchase of $5 egg. All are while supplies last.
  5. Secretariat
    When/Where:  Saturday, April 2, 2 pm, Rogers Free Library
    Why Go:  It's a family-friendly movie that you'll feel good about, even if you're not a big horse racing fan.
    Pricing:  Free


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