St. Patrick's Day Parade, Party in Newport Means Fun for Whole Family
Play with Legos or take a swim or go to a Dr. Seuss party.
Looking for something fun to do with the kids over the next few days and into the weekend? Check out these great ideas – and add some of your own in the Comments box.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Family Day
Where/When: Saturday, March 12 behind the Newport Library, 300 Spring St., Newport. The parade starts from City Hall on Broadway at 11 am. Family Day activities follow at the hut behind the library at 1 pm
Why go: Everyone loves a parade, and the post-parade Family Party will delight the kids with clowns, parade bands, fun, games and refreshments.
Pricing: Free, sponsored by Citizens Bank
Fun with Legos
What/Where: Bristol’s Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope St., invites kids of all ages to come and play with the library’s Legos sets from 3 to 4:30 pm on Mar. 11
Why go: Kids exercise their creative skills when they build things with Legos – and they have fun doing it.
What/Where: Roger Williams University Recreation Center, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol from 1 to 4 pm March 13
Why go: Roger Williams University offers the community the use of its pool for Family Swim on Sundays. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult, and a maximum of 4 children may be admitted with one adult. Ages 13 & up can use the pool without an adult.
Pricing: $5 per family
Dr. Seuss Party
What/Where: Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, Middletown from 3:30 to 4:30 pm on Thursday, March 10
Why go: The library is celebrating “March into Reading” month with a Dr. Seuss party for kids age 4 to 8. Registration is requested; call the Children’s Room at 846-1573 to sign up.