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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: April 29–May 5

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Need plans? We’ve got something great, every day.

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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
Preschool Yoga
12:30-1:15 pm
Middletown Free Library, 21 N. Pennell Rd., Media
All preschoolers (ages 3-6) are invited to enjoy a free yoga class. Come in your comfy, stretchy clothes and the library provides the yoga mats. Read More
Free TECHGIRLZ Workshop: Infographics
6-8:30 pm
Upper Merion Township Library, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia
Free workshop for girls in grades 6-8. Students will observe how infographics are used in media, gather information on a topic of their choosing, and then use a free, online tool called Piktochart to make an infographic from the data collected. Online pre-registration is required. ... Read More

Tuesday

Drop-in Mommy and Me Spanish Class
9:50 am
Lulu’s Casita West Chester, 109 N. High Street, West Chester
Learn Spanish with your little one! Ages 9 months - 6 years will learn through dancing, singing, and crafts. Drop in $30; email spanishexploradores@gmail.com. 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
Tuesday Movie Matinee at Ardmore Library
1-3 pm
108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Come for a free screening of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Read More
Lulu's Casita Remembers Ms. Val
4-5:30 pm
6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Lulu's is holding a special memorial and storytime in honor of dear Ms. Val. They are asking everyone that has been touched by Ms. Val in some way to please consider donating a book in her name with a message inside. During this time there ... 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 and 11 am-noon
515 Painter Rd., Media
Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years) and a caregiver will learn how the Lenape tribe lived through stories and nature exploration. Pre-register online for your desired timeslot. Read More
Kids Crew at Plymouth Meeting Mall
11 am
500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting
Jump around with YoYo for a special fitness based adventure! Lots of games, yoga, songs, and playtime fun. Read More
Mother Goose STEAM Day
1-3 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
May 1 is Mother Goose Day and the library is celebrating with some STEAM activities. This program is for children ages three and up and their caregivers. Read More
Preschool Explorers at Media-Upper Providence Free Library
1:30-2:15 pm
1 E. Front St., Media
Come for Peppa Pig themed stories and a craft. Ages 3-5. Just drop in! Read More
Teen Gaming Club
3:15-4:15 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
Creative Movement at Paoli Library
4-4:45 pm
18 Darby Rd., Paoli
This movement workshop presented by teachers from Ballet180 will teach kids (age 3-8) ballet vocabulary, movement explorations, choreography, and much more. Pre-register online. 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
Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers
1-2:30 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
Be an insect detective – take nets to explore the meadow and try to catch some real bugs! For kids ages 4-6. Pre-registration required. Read More
Cartooning with Julia
2:30-3:30 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
An exploration of the basics of cartooning for kids in grades 6-12. No previous drawing experience required. Read More
Superhero Night
3-6 pm
Chatter Splatter, 1030 Conshohocken Rd, Gulph Mills
Come dressed up as a superhero for a special treat and three hours of Chatter Splatter fun. These events are BYOB so you can bring your own dinner and drinks, too! Register online. Read More
Author Visit: Fran Wilde
4-5 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
To promote her new middle-grade fantasy "Riverland," Philadelphia-based author Fran Wilde is visiting Radnor Memorial Library. Recommended for grades 4-8. No registration required. Read More
Teen Crafternoon: Seed Bombs and Beeswax Candles
4-5:30 pm
Bala Cynwyd Library, 131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
The group will be creating beeswax candles, and hand-rolled seed bombs from a mixture of clay, compost, and flower seeds to attract pollinators. 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
‘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
Main Line Parent and Philadelphia Family LOVE Awards
7:30-10:30 pm
World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia
You nominated, you voted, now come out to celebrate with your LOVE Award winners (and us, too)! This evening of networking, mingling, and awards will also raise money to benefit Cradles to Crayons. Ticket sales end on Tuesday, so get tickets now to join us! ... Read More

Friday

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, join a fun bilingual Spanish and English storytime. 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 Peppa Pig themed stories and a craft. Ages 0-5. Just drop in! Read More
Playdate on the Playscape
12:30-1:30 pm
The West Hill School, 1455 West Hill Road, Rosemont
The West Hill Preschool invites you and your child (ages 1 1/2 - 3 years old) to a playdate on the playscape. Be sure to dress for play! Call 610-525-7660 Read More
Teen Creativity Lab
4:30-5:15 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Grades 6-12 will work together in the "Pringles Ring Challenge." Online registration preferred. Read More
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Lulu's Casita
5-7:30 pm
6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Lulu's is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a pinata and fun craft, chips and guac for the kiddos, and complimentary margaritas for the adults. $20 per child; RSVP to info@luluscasita.com to join the fun. Read More
Pizza Party with Chase
5-8 pm
Charming Star Playroom, 4627 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square
Pizza party BYOB with Chase the police pup. Pizza will be provided as well as juice for the kids and water for the adults. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Read More
First Friday and NarbART Celebration
5-9 pm
41 N. Narberth Ave., Narberth
Bring friends and family to enjoy free crafts, art, music, and fun. Create a free string star craft at Sweet Mabel from 6-8 pm. Plus, Twice As Nice will have a giant string art board in their window accessible for all to contribute and create ... 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
Whine and Wine Night with Miss Catherine
6:30-7:30 pm
Village Play Space, 4 Midland Ave., Berwyn
A BYOB night full of support and sips on all topics including potty training, behavior, child development, sleep training, and healthy eating with Miss Catherine Consulting. Pre-register online. Read More
Parents' Night Out at Phoenix Karate
6:30-11 pm
Phoenix Karate, 316 Bridge St., Phoenixville
Take a night off and let the kids have fun at karate! Pre-register online. 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 Lulu’s Casita West Chester.

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