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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: April 15–21

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Spring Break Camps

If your kids have off this week, check out our roundup of local break camps and keep them busy!

Hayrides to Bunnyland

April 13–20, 11 am — 4 pm
Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media

 

Hop aboard a hayride as it carries you through the woods to visit the Easter Bunny’s house where you’ll have the chance to meet Linvilla’s Easter Bunny for photos and treats.

Elmo’s Eggstravaganza

Select days, April 6—21

Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne

 

Sesame Place is debuting an all new Easter celebration! Take a photo with the Easter Bunny, find your way through an “egg-venturous” maze, go on an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, and join Abby Cadabby for an Easter themed storytime. The characters will be in their Easter best throughout the park, and you can also reserve a meal with the Easter Bunny for even more fun.

‘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
Merge Dance at Gladwyne Library
10:30-11 am
362 Righters Mill Rd., Gladwyne
Come for a half-hour of music and dance with Miss Christa. For ages 0-3. No registration required. Read More
Super STEAM
11 am-3 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Celebrate the first day of spring break with self-guided STEAM activities throughout the library. All ages; no registration required. Read More
Teen and Tween Terrarium Workshop
4:30-5:30 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 20 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Tweens and Teens (ages 12 to 18) are invited to make a mini-terrarium with succulents. Pre-register online. Read More
Teen Creativity Lab
5:30-6 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Craft project for grades 6-12. This week, make DIY magnets. Online registration required. Read More
Reading Magic: Not Just a Bedtime Routine
6:30-7:30 pm
Upper Merion Township Library, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia
Parents are invited for a discussion about the importance of reading aloud to children, while the little ones get to spend time in a play workshop with play dough, toys and more! Geared toward families with children ages 2-5. Pre-register online. Read More
Yoga for All Ages
7-8 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Amy Dolan hosts a free all-ages, all-levels yoga class. No registration required. Read More

Tuesday

Toddler Bunny Bounce
10-11:30 am
BounceU, 130 W. Main St., Collegeville
Kids ages 7 and under will enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt with prizes, a visit from the Easter Bunny, treats, and of course bouncing! Reserve your spot online. Read More
Llama Pajama Day
10 am-8 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Wear your favorite pajamas to the library, bring your (stuffed) llamas, and come to Circle Time at 10:15 am, or Pajama Story Time at 7 pm, and hear some fun llama and pajama stories. Afterwards, take part in fun llama and pajama themed crafts! Crafts ... Read More
Terrific Turtles with Riverbend
10:30-11:30 am
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Learn about turtles, and touch one, too, during this Riverbend program. Geared towards toddlers and preschoolers, but all are welcome. Read More
Family Movie Day: 'Mary Poppins Returns'
10:30 am-12:30 pm
Penn Wynne Library, 130 Overbrook Pkwy., Wynnewood
Occupy yourselves during Spring Break with 'Mary Poppins Returns' on the big screen in the community meeting room. Snacks provided. Read More
Tuesday Matinee: 'Hop'
1-3 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Get ready for Easter with this cute animated movie about a rock n' roll Easter Bunny! Read More
Animal Classification with Riverbend
2:30-3:30 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
A Riverbend program that focuses on learning the differences between birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Geared towards ages 6-11, but all are welcome. Read More
Pollinators and Puns presented by Academy of Natural Sciences
3-4 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Meet live invertebrates from The Academy of Natural Sciences and learn how these important critters help plants. Laugh along as the Academy’s resident storyteller Marty the Moose reads The Reason for a Flower. Open to ages 3 and up. Registration required in-person, by phone, or ... 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
School’s Out! Loose Parts Play
4-5 pm
Media-Upper Providence Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Encourage your child’s creativity and problem-solving abilities with loose parts play! The library will provide things like beads, straws, string, bottle caps, buttons, and more for your child to explore. Best for ages 3-8, since there will be many small pieces. Read More
Kidzart
7-8 pm
Bala Cynwyd Library, 131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Holly Meade from Kidzart will conduct a guided drawing class for children ages 8-12. Registration is required; contact the Junior Room to sign up. Read More

Wednesday

Tyler Arboretum Toddlers in Nature: Egg-sploration!
9:30-10:30 am and 11 am-noon
515 Painter Rd., Media
Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years) and a caregiver will learn all about the many animals that lay eggs, and examine different bird eggs. Then, go on an "egg-sploration" around the arboretum to search for eggs. Pre-register online for your desired timeslot. Read More
Volcano Day
2-3 pm (ages 6-9); 3:30-4:30 pm (ages 10-13)
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Bring a box and use the materials provided to create and erupt your own volcano. Register online to reserve your spot by age group. Read More
Desserts from Around the World
10 am-1 pm
Haverford CREC, 9000 Parkview Dr., Haverford
Kids ages 7-12 can spend their day off learning what kids from other countries like to eat for dessert, and how to make it! Pre-register online. Read More
Teen Spring Break Matinee: 'Avengers: Infinity War'
1:30-4:30 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Get out of the house and watch 'Avengers: Infinity War' with snacks and other activities. No registration required. Read More
Spring Break Cooking at HomeCooked
2-5 pm
1 Paoli Plaza, Paoli
If the kids have off school, send them off to make a breakfast celebration! Kids will make Savory Breakfast Burritos, Sweet Puff Pastry Breakfast Twists, and two fun spring-time cupcakes to bring home come home. Plus-- rather than a snack the participants will make brunch-- ... Read More
Family Movie Day: 'Mary Poppins Returns'
4-5:30 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Occupy yourselves during Spring Break with 'Mary Poppins Returns' on the big screen in the community meeting room. Snacks provided. Read More
Love Your Library PJ Storytime
6-7 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Wear your pajamas and bring a lovey to celebrate National Library Month with a story and a craft before bedtime. Read More
'Not A Box' Story and Craft
7-8 pm
Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr
Kids will hear 'Not a Box,' and then choose a box and make it whatever they want it to be with construction paper, glue, crayons, aluminum foil, and more. 'Not a Box' by Antoinette Portis is Pennsylvania's 'One Book, Every Young Child' pick for this ... Read More
Full Moon Night Hike
8-9:30 pm
Harriet Wetherill Park, 2642 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting
On the night of the full moon, come out with the family to enjoy a night hike with activities around Harriet Wetherill Park. The hike is approximately one mile, with stops to learn about nocturnal animals, night vision, phases of the moon, and experience sensory ... Read More

Thursday

Easter Party at Village Play Space
9 am-noon
4 Midland Ave., Berwyn
The Easter Bunny is coming to VPS! While the little ones hunt for eggs and play, parents can snap photos and enjoy coffee. Pre-register online or on-site to reserve your tickets. Read More
BounceU Bunny Bounce
10 am-noon
130 W. Main St., Collegeville
Enjoy an all-ages Easter Egg Hunt with big prizes to be found, a visit from the Easter Bunny, treats, and of course bouncing! Reserve your spot online. Read More
Desserts from Around the World
10 am-1 pm
Haverford CREC, 9000 Parkview Dr., Haverford
Kids ages 7-12 can spend their day off learning what kids from other countries like to eat for dessert, and how to make it! 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
$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
Humane Education Visit with Brandywine SPCA
noon-1 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Kids age 6 and up can meet an adoptable pet and learn about how to best treat our furry friends and family members with kindness and compassion. Register online. Read More
Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers
1-2:30 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
Talk about what we can do to take care of our beautiful planet on Earth Day, and every day. Explore the arboretum and learn about the importance of the trees. For kids ages 4-6. Pre-registration required. Read More
'Ralph Breaks the Internet' at Bala Cynwyd Library
2-4:30 pm
131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Come and enjoy the movie Ralph Breaks the Internet while you have the day off for break. Appropriate for ages 5 and up; no registration required. Read More
Tween and Teen Spring Break Hang Out
4-7:30 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Tweens and teens (age 12-18) can watch a movie on the big screen, play games, make a craft, or just hang out. Pizza and snacks provided. Registration is requested by noon on April 18 so the library knows how much pizza to order, but walk-ins ... 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
Teen Craft: Origami Flowers
6-7:30 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Celebrate spring by learning how to fold origami roses, tulips, and more! Ages 13-18; pre-register online to reserve your spot. Read More

Friday

BounceU Bunny Bounce
10 am-noon and 1-3 pm
130 W. Main St., Collegeville
Enjoy an all-ages Easter Egg Hunt with big prizes to be found, a visit from the Easter Bunny, treats, and of course bouncing! Reserve your spot online. Read More
Bilingual French and English Storytime
10:30-11 am
Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
Children age 5 and under with a caregiver can join a fun bilingual storytime. No registration required; the library will hand out free tickets starting 30 minutes before the program begins. 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 at Media-Upper Providence Free Library
11—11:45 am
1 E. Front St., Media
Come for Easter themed stories and a puppet show. Ages 0-5. Just drop in! Read More
Easter Bunny Train
11 am-4 pm
Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road, Ronks
Take a ride through the beautiful rural countryside with the Easter Bunny as your conductor, and go on an Easter egg hunt around the station. Trains depart hourly. Book your ticket online. Read More
Easter Cupcake Decorating at Sur la Table
1-3 pm
690 West DeKalb Pike, Suite 2068, King of Prussia
Kids (ages 8 and up) and adults will practice baking and frosting a pair of Easter-inspired cupcakes. Then you’ll break out piping bags to customize your treats and make edible carrot decorations. Space is limited; pre-registration required. 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
Family-Friendly "Hoppy" Hour at Village Play Space
4:30-7:30 pm
4 Midland Ave., Berwyn
BYOB (and food) for a family-friendly happy hour. Kids and adults alike will welcome spring with an egg hunt, games, and crafts, and of course, meet the Easter Bunny! Pre-register online. Read More
Teen Escape Room
5:30-6:30 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Teens (grades 6-12) will use their puzzle solving skills to find the clues and escape the room in time. Pre-registration of each participant required online (the earlier time slots are already full). Read More
‘Sister Act’
8 pm
Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Road, Swarthmore
This Tony-nominated feel-good musical comedy smash is based on the hit film that starred Whoopi Goldberg, and features music by Alan Menken. Tickets available online. Read More

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