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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: February 25–March 3

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

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

 

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Indoor Mini Golf at Linvilla Orchards

Through March

137 West Knowlton Rd., Media

Fore! The Planet’ is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences with 18 holes of golf that each explore a different topic of our natural world.

‘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.

‘Pippin’ at Conestoga High School

February 27–March 2

200 Irish Road, Berwyn

It’s the last day to catch the classic musical Pippin at Contestoga High School. Tickets are available online.

Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens

January 19—March 24

1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square

Embrace the warmth of a lush sanctuary filled with thousands of vibrant, artfully presented orchids from around the world.

 

Monday

Makin' Music at Villa Maria Academy
10 am
Villa Maria Academy Lower School, 280 IHM Drive, Malvern
Parents and children up to 5 years of age are welcome to join this free event, as Makin' Music performer Miss Jen visits Villa Maria Academy for a 45-minute performance of music and fun. Meet in the cafeteria. 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
Teen Art Club
2:30 pm – 4 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Middle school and high school patrons can have fun while hanging out and exploring various artistic mediums. Read More

Tuesday

Nature Inspired Crafts: Seed Art
1-2:30 pm
Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media
Take a hike to collect some seeds, and then make some fun, creative crafts to take home. For kids ages 4-6. Pre-register online. Read More
Evil Genius Lab
2:30 – 4 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Evil Genius Lab invites teens (grades 6-12) to drop in on a Tuesday to test out lots of different STEM and maker materials. Activities include building roller coasters or robots, creating music with sound engineering equipment, exploring virtual reality games, and more. Read More
SpeakUp!
6:30 pm
Merion Mercy Academy, 511 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station
SpeakUp! aims to create a space where teens can talk openly, honestly, and without judgment about difficult topics with adults in their lives, and get guidance and support. Register online. Read More
ACT vs. SAT
7 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne
Join C2 Education to learn the difference between the exams and which is the right choice for you. Register online, in person, or over the phone at (610) 687-1124. Read More
Pajama Storytime
7-7:30 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Get in your PJs, bring a cuddle friend, and enjoy good night tales with Ms. Danielle before heading to bed. This program is for children of all ages and their caregivers. Read More

Wednesday

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
Tyler Arboretum Little Chefs
10-11:30 am
515 Painter Rd., Media
This week, learn to make stuffed pasta shells, and enjoy with a yummy Italian salad. Thematic content and cooking tasks will be best suited to kids ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Pre-register online. Read More
Bilingual Spanish Storytime
1-1:45 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Join 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
Teen Lego Throwdown
2:30-4 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Teens are challenged to use a variety of Lego and building materials to concoct elaborate structures and creations. For grades 6-12. Read More
Kids Paper Craft Activity
5:30-6:30 pm
Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Kids ages 8+ are invited to make paper snowflakes and other designs. Read More
Kindergarten in Radnor: A School Readiness Orientation with RTSD
7 pm
Wayne Elementary School, 651 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne
Parents/guardians and teachers are invited to an informative presentation on the RTSD registration requirements and curriculum, as well as ideas to aid in a child's development. Registration is required. Doors open at 6:30 pm to visit information tables, presentation will begin at 7 pm. Childcare will ... Read More

Thursday

Three Dollar Thursdays at Elmwood Park Zoo
10 am-4 pm
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown
Visit Elmwood Park Zoo on Thursdays during January and February for $3 admission for children ages 3-12. Read More
Children’s Read-Aloud Tour at Brandywine River Museum
10:30 am
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd., Chadds Ford
Young children and their grown-ups hear a story, interact with art in the museum, and make their own creative works in this popular program. This week, it's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." Register online. Read More
Longwood Gardens Community Read
4-5 pm
Bala Cynwyd Library, 131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Join Miss Suzanne and explore the fascinating science of seeds. Listen to "The Reason for a Flower," then be prepared to get your hands dirty! Appropriate for ages 8-12. Registration is required. Read More
‘The Little Mermaid’ at Radnor High School
7:30 pm
130 King of Prussia Road, Radnor
Bring your Disney princesses and princes and watch Ariel and Price Eric fall in love in Radnor High School's rendition of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Tickets available online. Read More

Friday

Tunes for Tots at Trail's End Cafe
10-11 am
375 Conshohocken State Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Jam and sing-along with Hazzan Harold and his puppet friends. Sing, dance, hear a story, and grab some coffee! Read More
Morning Melodies: Earth Song
10-11 am
Common Space, 25 Rittenhouse Pl., Ardmore
Come show your love for Mother Earth and learn about recycling, and making your own drums and percussion instruments out of recycled materials; then join a fun and spirited music class with Miss Brie! 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
Full STEAM Ahead: Maker, Tinker and Discovery Program
4:30-5:30 pm
Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
Hands on activities explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. For ages 7-12. Register online. Read More
‘Shrek The Musical’
7 pm
Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Road, Swarthmore
Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage spectacle based on the films, with lots of fun music! Tickets available online. Read More
Seussical Jr. at Ss. Colman-John Neumann School
7 pm
372 Highland Lane, Bryn Mawr
Join the fun as SCJN students bring beloved Dr. Seuss characters to life in "Seussical Jr." Tickets will be available at the door: $8 for adults, $5 for kids. Read More
‘Newsies’ at Malvern Prep
7 pm
418 S. Warren Avenue, Malvern
Malvern Theatre Society will perform this classic Disney musical for two weekends. Tickets available online. Read More
‘Legally Blonde the Musical’ at Welsh Valley Middle School
7 pm
325 Tower Lane, Narberth
Welsh Valley Middle School's theater organization will perform the Broadway adaptation of the movie. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. Read More
‘Hairspray’ at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill
You can’t stop the beat! This fun musical set in 1960s Baltimore comes to UDPAC for two weeks in March. Tickets available online. Read More
‘The Little Mermaid’ at Radnor High School
7:30 pm
130 King of Prussia Road, Radnor
Bring your Disney princesses and princes and watch Ariel and Price Eric fall in love in Radnor High School's rendition of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Tickets available online. Read More

Weekend Events

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