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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: June 10–16

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All Week

Wolf Performing Arts Center presents ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

June 12—16

Rotwitt Theater at Rosemont College, 1400 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr

 

This “tale as old as time” reminds us that true beauty lies within, and features music from the classic Disney film.

Big Apple Circus

May 18—June 16

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks

 

The Big Apple Circus brings together the most acclaimed circus acts from all over the world, all in one magical and intimate one-ring big top tent in Oaks! Tickets available online.

LEGO City: Report for Duty

May 25—July 7

LEGOLAND Discovery  Center, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting

 

LEGO City is in trouble! Create an action adventure and protect the city! Enjoy police-themed builds, photo ops, and more, plus see the new LEGO 4D Movie Officer in Pursuit.

Delaware County Summer Festival at Rose Tree Park

June 12–16, 7:30 pm

Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media

 

Free concerts every night. See their schedule for the whole lineup!

Pre-Teen Art Studios

June 10–14

Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Rd., Haverford

 

For kids ages 10-12, choose from Jewelry and Metals in the mornings, or Sculpture Lab in the afternoon. Register online for the full week.

Lulu’s Casita STEAM Mini Camp

June 12–14, 9 am–noon

6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore

 

Myths and Magic: Enter a world filled with mythical creatures and magical experiments in this three-day process based STEAM camp. Each day will begin with sensory exploration followed by hands-on activities. This mini camp is best suited for kids 3 to 6 years of age. Register online.

 

Monday

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
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 Class at Lulu's Casita West Chester
10:30-11:45am
Lulu’s Casita West Chester, 109 N. High Street, West Chester
Lulu's introduces a weekly themed science and art six-week class session with sensory exploration and stations All classes include daily admission and snack. Drop in for one, or sign up for the whole session. Read More

Tuesday

Angelina Ballerina Storytime
10-11 am
499 Hopwood Rd., Collegeville
Join teachers from LeRoux School of Dance for dancing and the adventures of Angelina Ballerina. 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
Stroller Tour at Brandywine Museum
10:30 am
Brandywine River Museum of Art, 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd., Chadds Ford
Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by babies. This month's theme is Art and Nature. Read More
Bilingual Story Time at Lulu’s Casita
10:30 am
6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Mi Casita Main Line visits Lulu's for to sing songs, tell stories, and dance! Read More
Storytime: 'It's Not a Bed, It's a Time Machine'
11 am
Children's Book World, 17 Haverford Station Rd., Haverford
Author Mickey Rapkin (Pitch Perfect), will be reading his first children's book "It's Not a Bed, It's a Time Machine" at this free event. Read More
Tuesday Matinee: 'Air Bud'
1-3 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Library, Ardmore
Look, your kids don't have school, and it's a free screening of a movie about a dog that plays basketball. What more do I need to say? 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
Free Concert at Eagleview Town Center
7-9 pm
565 Wellington Square, Exton
This week, Ali Awan and Lucy Spraggan visit the Town Center to perform. While no admission is charged to attend Eagleview Town Center events, they ask guests to bring a non-perishable donation to each event for Chester County Food Bank. Read More
Teen Fantasy Sports Club
7:30-8:30 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Kids in grades 6-8 can follow the sports seasons, discuss favorite teams and players, and research stats on the players and the games for fantasy teams. Read More

Wednesday

Tyler Arboretum Little Chefs
10 – 11:30 am
515 Painter Road, Media
This week, make panini! Mix up an ooey, gooey cheese spread mixed with spring spinach, artichokes, and broccoli to press inside crusty bread. Thematic content and cooking tasks will be best suited to kids ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Pre-register online. Read More
Philly Goat Project Community Goat Walk
6-7 pm
West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd
Meet in the cemetery's Nature’s Sanctuary section, for a walk around the grounds with some friendly goats! Free; RSVP online. Read More
Malvern Summer Stage: Rolling Stones Night
6:30 pm
Amphitheater at Valley Creek Park, 361 Morehall Rd., Malvern
It's Rolling Stones Night with Brown Sugar, and Jesse Lundy Band: Mach 4 performing the album "Some Girls" in its entirety. Plus a beer garden featuring Locust Lane Craft Brewery Read More
Summer Concert in Narberth
7 pm
Narberth Park, 80 Windsor Ave., Narberth
Bring some chairs or a blanket, a picnic dinner, and have a great evening with the whole family. This week's band is Narband. Read More

Thursday

Clay with Us! Kids Edition
9:30 and 11 am
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Rd., West Chester
Kids can create their own, one of a kind, beginners ceramic project to be picked up next week. Pre-registration required online. Read More
Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden
10 am
Jenkins Arboretum, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon
Visit the Children’s Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. Then borrow a Jenkins Explorer Vest and binder of materials to enjoy as you walk along the garden paths. Appropriate for children 3 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Free; pre-registration required. Read More
Outdoor Adventures at Tyler Arboretum: Fort Building
10-11 am
515 Painter Rd., Media
Have some fun in the forest by building some amazing forts, then finish up with some sweet treats. Best suited to kids ages 3-7. 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
Rock Your Lunch
11:30 am-1 pm
Arkema, Inc., front lawn at 900 First Avenue, King of Prussia business park
Enjoy music by The Minor Adjustments and samples from Bonefish Grill and The Halal Guys. Read More
Cartooning with Julia
3-4 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
Family Yoga with Treehouse Yoga for Children
5 pm
Highland Orchards, 1000 arshallton Thorndale Rd., West Chester
Treehouse Yoga instructors guide a fun and engaging 30-minute yoga practice perfect for all ages. Pre-register online. Read More
Lower Merion High School Jazz Band at Suburban Square
6:30-8 pm
Anderson and Coulter avenues, Ardmore
Gather on The Lawn for a free concert by LMHS Jazz Band! Read More
Plein Air on the Square
6:30-8 pm
Suburban Square, Anderson and Coulter avenues, Ardmore
Watch professional and student artists paint in the “open air” as they bring their talents outside the studio. Read More
Free Concert: The Fabulous Greaseband
7:30 pm
Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media
A perennial summer concert favorite! Fun, entertaining delivery of the “best of five decades” of oldies, classic rock and pop nostalgia, suitable for all ages, enjoyable for the entire family. Read More

Friday

Flag Day Festivities in Philly
Old City is celebrating our grand old flag all day! See our roundup to see all that's planned. Read More
Outdoor Movie: 'Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse'
Dusk
Bryn Mawr Gazebo Park, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr
Bring a blanket, grab some free popcorn, and settle in as Miles Morales takes up the mantle of Spider-Man in this Best Animated Feature winner. Read More
Father’s Day Stories and a Craft
11—11:45 am
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Kids ages 5 and under can drop in for a special Family Fun Friday that’s all about Dad. Read More
Oreo Tasting for Tweens and Teens
2-3 pm
Penn Wynne Library, 130 Overbrook Pkwy., Wynnewood
Try different flavors of Oreos, and rate them! This program is designed for tweens and teens only, and registration is required online. Read More
Berwyn Block Party
3-7 pm
Village Play Space, 4 Midland Ave., Berwyn
The Berwyn Block Party will feature live music, games, tasty food and beer, and a fire truck from the Berwyn Fire Company! Lots of local businesses will be selling or sharing their goods and services and offering special promotions and discounts, as well. 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
Festive Friday: Wish Upon a Star
5:30–10 pm
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square
Children are welcome to dress up in costumes from their favorite family-friendly film and head off on an adventure through the Gardens enjoying something fun around every corner. Plus, the Illuminated Fountain Show that night (at 9:15 pm) is set to all Disney songs! Sellout ... Read More
Bryn Mawr Twilight Concert
7 pm
Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr
Merion Concert Band performs at Bryn Mawr Gazebo. $15 for adults; kids 16 and under are free. Read More
Treetop Adventures’ Night Adventure
7:30—11 pm
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown
Experience all the thrills of the zip line and ropes courses with the added challenge of darkness! Adventurers will navigate through a section of the Treetop Zoofari course equipped with a headlamp. Kids can also experience the night time fun on the Cub Climb course. ... Read More
Family Movie Night in Media
8 pm
Barrall Field (across from Media Elementary), Media
Come for a movie under the stars on a two-story inflatable movie screen! Movie is TBA. Read More
Movies Under the Stars: 'Grease'
8:30-10:30 pm
Behind the Easttown Library, 720 First Ave., Berwyn
Grease is the word! Gather for a free movie and popcorn outside! Read More

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Photograph by William Hill, courtesy of Longwood Gardens.

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