Many venues in the state of Rhode Island offer birthday party packages for children of all ages. The birthday child and guests participate in activities and games, while also having an area to eat and open gifts. Some party packages may also include food and drink options.
Providence Children's Museum
The Providence Children's Museum offers birthday party packages for kids ages 2 to 8 years old. The packages include either a Basic, Deluxe or Animal Parade Activity Party. The Basic party package includes a private room and access to hands-on exhibits. The Deluxe party package includes everything in the Basic package along with a gift shop certificate for $2 per child, along with ice cream and apple juice. The Animal Parade option offers a guided tour, while children listen to animal stories and make masks. As of 2011, the packages start at $135 and accommodate up to 15 children.
Town Hall Lanes
Town Hall Lanes in Johnston offers a children's birthday party package that costs $13 per bowler, as of 2011. The package requires at least 10 bowlers per party, and bumpers are available for those under 8 years old. Party guests receive shoe rental, one hour of bowling, pizza, chips and drinks. A table area is also set up where guests can dine, and the birthday child can open presents.
Ocean State School of Gymnastics
The Ocean State School of Gymnastics is located in Lincoln and offers birthday parties for children ages 3 and over. Parties are able to accommodate up to 12 children, and activities available include gymnastics and rock climbing. A swimming pool is also located on-site for party guests to enjoy. While the center supplies a goody bag and balloons, guests would have to provide their own food, drinks and cake. Pricing is $300 for two hours; $400 for three hours, as of 2011.
Located in Providence, Pow! Science! is an educational enrichment center that offers science-related toys, games and kits. Their birthday party package is $165 for 15 children, as of 2011. In addition to access to all science games and activities, children also receive goody bags and toys. While opportunities are available to order pizza, parents would be responsible for bringing cake and refreshments.
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