The chill in the air is here to stay, even if the white flakes have yet to make an appearance. Stay warm and active with this week’s family fun events. Enjoy the sun, because before you know it you’ll be bundling your kids up like this:By Pamela Badolato Photo by Sarah Bond Media
Tuesday, January 17
The Yoga Garden in Narberth has yoga for all ages. Today is Kids Yoga, where children will benefit from learning inner focus, creative thinking, and more. Check their schedule for yoga classes for teens, children with special needs, mom & baby, and kids Kung Fu.
Funky scarves are one of this season’s hottest accessories, no matter what your age. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come out to Radnor Library to learn how to create a custom scarf from recycled T-shirts!
Maybe you have a chance to get out for a date night, or you want to introduce your children to the tunes of Old Blue Eyes? The Gables at Chadds Ford has brought back Peter Scott Ruben for Frank Sinatra & Friends!
Wednesday, January 18
Paoli Library hosts story time for babies and toddlers, age 3 and younger, at 11 am.
Now that the cold weather is here to stay, you might be looking for a fun activity to register for with your child. Check out the Main Line Art Center’s line-up of children and teen art classes! Today they have Family Creations at 9:30 am and 10:45 am, Creating Together at 1:30 pm, Art & Music at 4:15 pm, Art Detectives at 4:15 pm, Funky Ceramics at 4:15 pm, and Pre-Teen Drawing & Painting at 4:15 pm.
Thursday, January 19
It’s story time at the Narberth Community Library at 10:30 am with Mrs. Mayuri; come out for stories, songs, and a craft!
Brain Balance of Wayne invites parents and their children of all ages to their first Anti-Bullying Support Group. This group will meet on the third Thursday of every month. (Brain Balance, 250 W. Lancaster Ave, Ste 110, Wayne, PA 19087)
Friday, January 20
Smith hosts Crafts in the Playhouse for children ages 5 and younger on the third Friday of every month. Plan to stay and check out the giant slide!
Open Play at Grow Thru Play gives children the chance to climb, jump, slide, and pretend play without the structure of a class.
Kid’s Night Out at Color Me Mine in Wayne has two special bonuses for parents this week: 20% off at Susanna Foo’s or a $20 workout for two at Verge Yoga! Pick-up your voucher when you drop off your kids.
Saturday, January 21
For all the people who say babies should come with a handbook, the Please Touch Museum has heard you. The Expectant Parents Bootcamp features all things baby from 10 am-1 pm. You’ll meet vendors specializing in everything from baby gear to childcare, guest speakers about family wellness, childbirth, babyproofing, and Main Line Parent friends Shannon Choe of Premier Baby Concierge and Carrie Hill Photography.
PAWS for Reading is a program at Tredyffrin Library specifically for emerging or struggling readers. Children have the unique opportunity to read aloud to well-trained, gentle therapy pets in a one-on-one setting. This allows the child to practice reading aloud to a completely non-judgmental audience. (Please register in advance.)
Got a wild and crazy little one on your hands? Bring them to The Little Treehouse for a Giggle Magic show! Featuring silly magic, balloons, and a rabbit puppet with an attitude.
Main Line Art Center has two family workshops today: Handmade Mugs & Cocoa and Valentine Cards & Books, both at 10 am. Register early!
Sunday, January 22
Sunday is Family Day at Color Me Mine in Wayne. Bring a family of four for a discounted studio fee of only $12!
Linvilla Orchards has found a way to keep families entertained through the cold winter months: play mini-golf at their Fore! The Planet exhibit which pairs this fun indoor game with interactive educational experiences AND attempt to make it through their Christmas Tree Maze! They have collected more than 1400 unsold trees and created a maze for family fun, minus the GPS.
If sports cards and memorabilia are among the collections of the sports fanatic in your house, then head to Exton Square Mall’s sports memorabilia show! One-of-a-kind keepsakes, vintage sports cards, autographed items, and more are available for purchase.
The Schuykill Valley Model Railroad Club is hosting an open house for train lovers. See diesel and steam engines on more than 1,000 feet of track!
And coming soon…
Main Line Parent invites you to attend the Early Childhood Education Fair at Young Sports in Wayne. Whether you’re looking for a summer or fall program for your child or actively searching for the right childcare options now, this event will be essential for families of the Main Line and Philadelphia’s western suburbs with children 6 and younger. Register now!