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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: January 7–13

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

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Media Theatre

Through January 13

104 E. State Street, Media

 

 

This beloved tale is presented as a two-act Broadway musical with a live orchestra. Enjoy all your favorite songs and share them with the whole family!

Homeschool Week at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

January 7–11

500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting

 

 This week, LEGOLAND offers $10 tickets for home school students and their families, and features LEGO Education workshops during select operational hours. Must provide a valid form of home school documentation or identification to Admissions upon check-in.

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

January 10–13

Wolf Performing Arts Center, 1240 Montrose Avenue, Bryn Mawr

 

The story of Neverland continues! See Wolf PAC’s production starting Thursday.

 


Monday

Mommy and Me Spanish

9:50 am

Spanish Exploradores
2200 Grasslyn Ave., Havertown

Kids ages 9 months - 6 years and their caregivers can learn Spanish through songs, dancing, games, and crafts. Email spanishexploradores@gmail.com to book a trial. 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

10:30-11:30 am

Lulu’s Casita West Chester
109 N. High Street, West Chester

This fun monthly lab session for your little one to learn, create, and enjoy getting a little messy is free with admission. Read More

New Mamas Support Group

11:30 am

Radnor Memorial Library, 114 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne

Come and meet other moms and share your experiences while getting feedback, encouragement, and tools that you can use in everyday life with your baby. Toys will be provided for babies to play with while you chat! Read More

Teen Art Club

2:30-4:30 pm

Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown

Teens in middle school and high school can have fun while hanging out and exploring various artistic mediums. Read More

Tuesday

Stroller Tour at Brandywine River Museum

10:30 am

1 Hoffman's Mill Rd., Chadds Ford

Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries.This month, the focus is on Winslow Homer. Read More

'Wreck-It Ralph' at Ardmore Library

1-3 pm

108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore

This week's movie matinee is Wreck-It Ralph! 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

Puns and Pizza

4-5 pm

Common Space, 25 Rittenhouse Pl., Ardmore

Join for games with friends and pizza! Puns Toys will share their favorite games -- and you can provide feedback for Puns Picks! Suggested donation of $5. Read More

Pajama Storytime

7-7:30 pm

Haverford Township Free Library,
1601 Darby Rd., Havertown

Get and your PJs and head to the library to enjoy good night tales with Ms. Danielle before heading to bed. 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 Toddlers in Nature

10-11 am

515 Painter Rd., Media

Kids ages 18 months-3 years will learn about owls in Pennsylvania, read a story about baby owls, and make a baby owl to take home. Read More

Mommy and Me Spanish

2 pm

Spanish Exploradores
2200 Grasslyn Ave., Havertown

Kids ages 9 months - 6 years and their caregivers can learn Spanish through songs, dancing, games, and crafts. Email spanishexploradores@gmail.com to book a trial. Read More

Preschool STEAM Night

5-5:45 pm

Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli

Read Cosmo Zooms by Arthur Howard, followed by stations to explore what gravity means. Recommended for ages 3 to 5 years. Read More

Thursday

Music Monkey Jungle at cBOP

10:30am-11 am

cBOP, 393 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford

The Music Monkey Jungle sing along is best suited for ages baby- 4 years. $12 at the door. Babies under 6 months free. Read More

Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers

1-2:30 pm

515 Painter Rd., Media

Kids ages 4-6 will spend the afternoon building a fantastic fort in the woods, then enjoy some hot chocolate afterwards! Pre-register online. Read More

Friday

Día de los Reyes (Three Kings Day)

10-10:30 am

Lulu's Casita, 6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore

Learn about Three Kings Day, learn some Spanish with Spanish Exploradores, make a craft, and have some treats! Read More

Cornelia's Corner: Storytime and Activity

10-11 am

Holy Child Academy
475 Shadeland Ave., Drexel Hill

Free storytime, games, and crafts for children ages 18 months to four years. Pre-register online. Read More

Roots with Ruark at Lulu’s Casita

11 am

6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore

Come for a weekly music circle for little ones, then stay and play! Read More

Fun Family Friday: Dinosaurs

11-11:45 am

Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media

Kids ages 0-5 will hear stories and do a craft. This week the topic is dinosaurs! Drop in, no registration required. Read More

Kids Cooking at Ludington Library

4-5 pm

Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr

Sign up for a special cooking class with Miss Casey. On January 11, she will be making Veggie Pizzas. All recipes are non-bake and have very few ingredients. Ages 5 and up only. Call 610-525-1776 Ext. 5 to reserve your spot. 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

Philly Pet Expo

4-9 pm

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center,
100 Station Ave., Oaks

Friday night is Family Night-- kids 12 and under get in free. Read More

Candy Science

4:30-5:30 pm

Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli

Experiment with your favorite candies and maybe get to eat some too! Recommended for ages 6 to 10. Registration required. Read More

Friday Night Family Fun at Bouncetown

5-9 pm

550 Foundry Rd. Unit 3, East Norriton

$15 admission includes bouncing on interactive inflatables, pizza and drink, live DJ, and admission onto the gaming truck! Read More

Parents’ Night Out at Bounce U

6-9 pm

130 W. Main St., Collegeville

Parents’ Night Out is for ages 3-11 and includes pizza, drink, games, craft, and bounce time while you enjoy an adult night out. Reservations are required. Read More

Workshop: Snowy Adventures in Painting

6:30 pm

Wayne Art Center
413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne

Drop off your kid for a fun one-hour "Drawing and Painting" workshop for ages 6-9. Pre-register online. Read More

The Lion King, Jr.

7 pm

Episcopal Church of the Advent, 401 N. Union St., Kennett Square

Kids at Episcopal Church of the Advent present The Lion King, Jr. Admission is free but the church will be collecting freewill offerings for KMS After the Bell, Kennett’s middle school afterschool program. Read More

Weekend Events

Check our High Five weekend planner for the rundown!

Photograph by Laura Swartz.

Philadelphia Assistant Editor | Email tips to laura@familyfocus.org

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