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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: April 1–7

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‘The LEGO Movie’ Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Select weekends from February 15—April 28

500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting

Celebrate the new LEGO Movie 2! Join Emmet and the gang during event weekends with exclusive building activities, character experiences, interactive photo opportunities, and more.

Monday

Music Monkey Jungle at cBOP
10:30-11 am
cBOP, 393 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford
The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along! Best suited for ages baby- 4 years. $12 at the door. Babies under 6 months free. Read More
STEAM workshop at Lulu's Casita
10:30 am-noon
Lulu’s Casita West Chester, 109 N. High Street, West Chester
This month, kids will learn all about rain and rain clouds! This event is free with regular admission and open to the first 15 kids. Read More
Teen Creativity Lab
5:30-6 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Craft project for grades 6-12. This week, make a silver egg. Online registration required. Read More

Tuesday

Music with Miss Joy
10-10:45 am
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
A lively musical storytime for the preschool crowd. Sing and bop along with Miss Joy, her guitar, and some fun stories! No registration required. Read More
Storytime and Craft at Linvilla Orchards
10-11 am
137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media
Every Tuesday, Miss Marcia reads an entertaining story featuring gardens, farming, animals, and nature; and children can also create a special craft each week. Free, no registration required. Read More
Pop up Poetry at Oakmont Roots Cafe
10-11:30 am
2116 Darby Rd., Havertown
Help HTFL Celebrate National Poetry Month and bring a poem to share! Online registration required. Read More
Tuesday Matinee: Winnie the Pooh
1-3 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Bring the little ones for a free movie screening of Winnie the Pooh at the library. Read More
Nature Crafts at Haverford Township Free Library
4-5 pm
1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Join Ms. Danielle to make crafts that you can use in nature and get your backyard wildlife friendly. This weekly craft time is for grades K-5 and will include bird feeders, bee houses, and seed bombs. Free, but registration is required. Read More
Pajama Storytime
7-7:30 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Dress in your favorite PJs and enjoy good night tales with Ms. Danielle before heading to bed. Read More

Wednesday

Tyler Arboretum Toddlers in Nature
9:30-10:30 am or 11 am-noon
515 Painter Rd., Media
Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years) will learn how wind helps birds to fly and seeds to move, then make a windsock to see the wind. Pre-register online for your desired timeslot. Read More
Bilingual Storytime and Music Circle
10 am
Lulu's Casita
6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Lulu's hosts a mini fiesta and bilingual story time every Wednesday at 10 am with the legendary Ms. Val. Then stay and play afterwards! Read More
April Kid Crew: Animal Parade with Lolly
11 am-noon
Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting
Come dressed up as your favorite animal and join the animal parade at this month's Kid Crew playdate. Read More
Creative Movement with Ballet180 at Paoli Library
4-4:45 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Teachers from Ballet180 present a free movement workshop where children will learn ballet vocabulary, movement explorations, choreography, and much more. Ages 3-8. Online registration required. Read More

Thursday

Makin' Music at St. Aloysius Academy
10 am
St. Aloysius Academy, 401 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr
Parents and children up to 5 years of age are welcome to join us for a free event, as Makin' Music performer Miss Jen visits for a 45-minute performances of music and fun. Pre-register online. Read More
Music Monkey Jungle at cBOP
10:30-11 am
cBOP, 393 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford
The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along! Best suited for ages baby- 4 years. $12 at the door. Babies under 6 months free. Read More
STEAM workshop at Lulu's Casita
10:45 am-noon
Lulu’s Casita, 6 Cricket Ave. Ardmore
This month, kids will learn all about rain and rain clouds! This event is free with regular admission and open to the first 15 kids. Read More
$5 Mommy and Me Drop-In Art Class
11 am-noon
Exton Art Studio and Gallery, Exton Square Mall, 260 Exton Square Pkwy., Exton
Drop in for this weekly low-cost art class for kids age 5 and under with a caregiver. Read More
Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers
1-2:30 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
Discover how ants live in colonies, communicate and defend themselves using bites and stings. Go on a hike and see some ants in action. For kids ages 4-6. Pre-registration required. Read More
STEM Explorers
4:15-5 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Free hands-on fun for kids in grades K-5 with science demonstrations and experiments. Pre-registration is required online. Read More

Friday

Tunes for Tots
10 am
Trail's End Cafe, Cynwyd Train Station, Conshohocken State Rd. and Montgomery Ave.
Rock, pop, and folk, for young kids and their caregivers. Jam and sing along with Hazzan Harold and his puppet friends, too! Read More
Morning Melodies Music Class with Miss Brie
10-11 am
Common Space, 25 Rittenhouse Pl., Ardmore
Join for a fun and spirited music class with Miss Brie! Brie will focus on creativity, music patterns, and self-regulation. Open to all ages and abilities. Read More
Bilingual Spanish and English Storytime
10:30-11 am
Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
Children 5 and under with a caregiver can join in a fun bilingual Spanish and English storytime. No registration required. Read More
Music Circle with Roots with Ruark
11-11:30 am
Lulu’s Casita, 6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Join Ruark for a fun music circle, then stay and play at Lulu's. Read More
Family Fun Friday: April Showers
11-11:45 am
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Drop in for stories and a craft with a different theme each week. For ages 0-5. Read More
BYOB and Pizza Night at Lulu’s Casita
4—7:30pm
6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Lulu’s is open until 7:30 pm for more fun, BYOB, and pizza starting at 4 pm. Parents can relax with some adult beverages while kids tire themselves out before bedtime. Read More
STEM Pop-Up Party with Villanova STAR Lab
4:30-5:30 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
STAR Lab members will lead families in engineering challenges and then answer caregivers’ questions while the children explore. Open to children ages 4-7 and their caregivers. Pre-register online, over the phone, or in-person. Read More
Kwame Alexander and Friends - The Versify Tour
6 pm
Shallcross Hall, Friends' Central School, 1101 City Avenue, Wynnewood
Kwame Alexander, poet, educator, and bestselling author is bringing his amazing energy and his ‘rock star’ Versify Tour town. Kwame and his authors and illustrators will provide a performance that he hopes will “electrify, edify, and exemplify the wonders and woes of childhood,” followed by a book ... Read More
Parents' Night Out at BounceU
6-9 pm
BounceU, 130 W. Main St., Collegeville
Drop your kids off at BounceU and go for a date night! Parents Night Out is for ages 3-11 and includes pizza dinner, games, crafts, and bounce. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Read More
Parent's Night Out at Phoenix Karate
6:30 pm
316 Bridge St., Phoenixville
Drop the kids off for a night of karate while you enjoy an adult night out. Read More
Bullying, Cyber Bullying and Rules for Social Media
6:30-8:30 pm
Dragon Gym Martial Arts and Fitness, 267 South Whitford Road, Exton
This is a unique opportunity to talk about these sensitive topics in an open forum with local parents in a safe and informative environment. This event will feature a panel of experts that include professionals in behavioral health, educational guidance, and child development, as well ... Read More
Kids Night Out- Sports
6:30-9 pm
GPCC, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting
Drop your child off for a fun, filled night of sports! They will be introduced to a variety of sports and participate in exercises to encourage team play and group interaction. For ages 6-11. Read More
Mark Nizer 4D
7:30 pm
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill
World champion juggler and comedian Mark Nizer presents the only live 3D show in the world. Tickets available online.   Read More

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