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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: April 22–28

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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

Day-Off Camp Marple Sports Arena
8 am — 4:30 pm
611 Parkway Drive, Broomall
Let your kids (age 4-13) enjoy an active break from school with rock climbing, skating, sports play, and arcade time at this fun center. The cost is $45 per day. Read More
Day-Off Camp at Philadelphia Rock Gyms
9 am — 3 pm
122 Mill Road E-520, Oaks
Kids will spend the day learning bouldering and top rope skills, while also strengthening their problem solving, communication, and teamwork. Kids will also do team building exercises, arts and crafts, and even yoga to help with balance and body positioning. Read More
Earth Day Celebration at Delaware Children’s Museum
10 am-5 pm
550 Justison St., Wilmington, Delaware
Come enjoy a variety of stations including rock investigation, creating recycled wind chimes, planting seeds, and celebrating spring(s)! 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
Books and Beasts at Elmwood Park Zoo
10:30-11 am
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown
Come join EPZ's new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month. Enjoy storytime with zoo education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal! Books are chosen for ages 6 years and ... Read More
Kids’ Earth Day Art at Norristown Farm Park
1 pm
2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton
Kids ages 3 and up with an adult will gather to talk about what we can do at home to make the earth a better place, play a recycling game, and make an Earth Day craft. Pre-registration is required: 610-270-0215. Read More
Teen Community Read: 'Seedfolks'
3:15-4:15 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
In celebration of 'Seedfolks,' teens will identify and taste seed snacks and edible flowers. In partnership with the Longwood Gardens Community Read program, each participant will receive free tickets to Longwood Gardens. Read More
Teen Creativity Lab
5:30-6 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Craft project for grades 6-12. This week, make painted bookends for the library. Online registration required. Read More

Tuesday

Drop-in Mommy and Me Spanish Class
9:50-10:30 am
Lulu’s Casita West Chester, 109 N. High Street, West Chester
Learn Spanish with your little one (9 months - 6 years) with singing, dancing, crafts, and more. Limited to the first 10 kids; pre-register online. Read More
Angelina Ballerina Storytime
10-11 am
499 Hopwood Rd., Collegeville
Join instructors from LeRoux School of Dance for the adventures of Angelina Ballerina, plus some dancing! For ages 18 months and up. Call 484-391-2369 to register. 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
Edible Garden Sprouts
1-2:30 pm
Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media
Children (and their favorite adult) are invited to dig in and help tend their very own garden plot in Tyler Arboretum's new Edible Garden. Pre-register in advance. Read More
Tuesday Matinee: Trolls
1-3 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Come for a screening of Trolls in the afternoon! Read More
Teen Movie Night: Aquaman
6-8:30 pm
Phoenixville Public Library, 183 Second Ave., Phoenixville
Grades 5-12 are invited for a big-screen, surround-sound showing of Aquaman in the Community Education Room. 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 Little Chefs
10 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
This week, kids will learn to make Spaghetti Nests! Thematic content and cooking tasks will be best suited to kids ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Pre-register online for your desired timeslot. Read More
Bilingual Spanish Storytime
1-1:45 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Join our teacher Miss Mercedes from LingoKids for stories, songs, and fun in Spanish! For new language learners and native speakers, ages 0-5. No registration required. Read More
ParentEd. Seminar with Florence Strum at The Saturday Club
7-9 pm
The Saturday Club, 117 West Wayne Ave., Wayne
Join Certified Parent Educator, Florence Sturm, at The Saturday Club for a fun and productive parenting seminar filled with wisdom, humor and practical advice, guaranteed to help you to communicate in a new way that will encourage responsibility, inspire confidence and develop the best possible ... Read More

Thursday

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
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
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
6:30 pm
Penn Wynne Library, 130 Overbrook Pkwy., Wynnewood
Kids bring their stuffed animal to hear a couple of stories, sing songs, and tuck in their stuffed friend. The librarians will take care of the stuffed friends overnight and take lots of photos of what they get up to! Return to the library after ... Read More
Sleep Training 101
6:30-7:30 pm
Village Play Space, 4 Midland Ave., Berwyn
Join Miss Catherine Consulting, and learn tricks and tips to achieve a good night of uninterrupted sleep for little ones. Register online. Read More
‘Sister Act’
7:30 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

Friday

Meditation Time for Kids
10-10:30 am
Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr
Kids will learn to use yoga, meditation, mindfulness games, and breathing techniques to find their power. All ages welcome. Read More
Little Sprouts Nature Class
10-10:45 am
Phoenixville Public Library, 183 Second Ave., Phoenixville
Kids ages 3-5 and a caregiver will learn what lives in our streams and ponds through activities and visits from some puppet friends. Led by a naturalist from Green Valleys Watershed Association. Space is limited; registration required. 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
Once Upon a Sign
10:30-11 am
Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
This special storytime will incorporate American Sign Language, stories, songs, and rhymes for a fun and interactive experience. 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
Teen Gaming Club
2:30-4 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Relax and play a game! A PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and various consoles are available for use. Feel free to bring your own portable device or game too. For Grades 6-12. 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
Book Bites Club: 'Seedfolks'
4:30-5:30 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Kids in grades 3-5 will discover the inspiring story of how a community garden brought about social change, plus taste seed snacks and edible flowers. In partnership with the Longwood Gardens Community Read program, each participant will receive free tickets to Longwood Gardens. Pre-registration requested. Read More
Broomall Fire Company Spring Carnival
6-11 pm
Across the street from the Broomall Fire Company, 10 N. Malin Rd., Broomall
Rides, games, and more support the 100% volunteer fire organization. Runs through the weekend. Read More
Party for the Trees
6:30-8:30 pm
Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media
Celebrate Tyler’s trees (and Arbor Day) with a party for them! Go on a tree walk, create a tree craft, and have a treat by the campfire. And of course, no party is complete without party hats, cake, and favors! Take a tiny tree home ... Read More
Kids Night Out Cooking with Kitchen Wizards
6:30-9 pm
Greater Plymouth Community Center, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting
Drop the kids (ages 6-11) off to cook personal pizzas and desserts from around the world! Pre-register online. Read More
Pennsylvania Ballet II presents Fairy Rhymes (Sensory Friendly)
7 pm
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill
Guests are invited to move, vocalize, and be who they are in this "shush-free" performance of PA Ballet II's fairy tale performance. Tickets available online. Read More
‘The Wizard of Oz’ Screening at Colonial Theatre
7:30 pm
227 Bridge Street, Phoenixville
Come see this classic on the big screen. Tickets available online. Read More
Citywide Star Party
7:30-10 pm
Various locations, see website
The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off in spectacular fashion, engaging all areas of the city (and suburbs) in the Star Party. Main Line sites include Riverbend, Haverford College, and Swarthmore College (see website for all the locations). Local astronomers will bring telescopes– and their expert ... 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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Photograph courtesy of Philadelphia Science Festival.

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