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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: June 24–30

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

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All Week

Open House for Kids’ Clubhouse of the Main Line

June 24–28, 10 am–4 pm

150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite F130, Wayne

 

Come visit KCML to play and learn more about their drop-in childcare services all week. Get 50% off registration costs if you register during any of the open house days this week. Bring your kids and come play, do a craft with the staff, get registered, and ask all of your questions.

Day Out With Thomas

June 22—30

Strasburg Railroad, 301 Gap Road, Ronks

 

This family-favorite event features a ride with Thomas, the opportunity to ride with Percy, and is packed with extra Thomas-related activities. Book online.

Kids Can Cook: 5-Day Series

June 24–28, noon

Sur la Table, 690 West DeKalb Pike, Suite 2068, King Of Prussia

 

Each day, kids (ages 8-12) will put on an apron and get cooking, making foods they love and learning kitchen skills. Register online. For teens, look into the five-day series Cooking With Confidence, also happening this week at 3 pm every day.

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.

Llama, Cactus, and Desert Week at Color Me Mine

June 24–28, 11 am–2 pm

109 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne

 

A week of themed drop-off art workshops for kids ages 6-12. Register online.

Delaware County Summer Festival at Rose Tree Park

June 26–30, 7:30 pm

Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media

 

Free concerts everyday. See their schedule for the whole lineup!

Monday

Merge Dance at Gladwyne Library
10:30-11 am
362 Righters Mill Rd., Gladwyne
Kids age 4 and under will learn to move and dance through the simple joy of play with Merge Dance Studio. Read More
Books and Beasts at Elmwood Park Zoo
10:30-11 am
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown
Come join EPZ's 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
'The Avengers' at Bala Cynwyd Library
3-5:30 pm
131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Watch Earth's mightiest heroes assemble in this free movie screening. Rated PG-13. Read More
Galaxy Rock Acrylic Paint Pour for Teens
3:30-4:30 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Create a stunning piece of galaxy-themed art simply by pouring paint onto a rock.  Registration required online to reserve your spot. Feel free to BYOR (Bring Your Own Rock). Read More
Family STEM Night
6-7 pm
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Try out fun STEM kits and explore engineering, magnetism, sink/float, and more! Activities for preschool and elementary-age children. Read More
DIY Mancala
7-8 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Bring an egg carton and design your own Mancala board. Miss Stephanie will provide instruction for creating the board and provide a variety or “beads” to choose from. Ages 8 to 12. Registration required online. Read More
Outdoor Movie: 'Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse'
7-9 pm
Eagleview Town Center, 565 Wellington Square, Exton
Bring a blanket and settle in as Miles Morales takes up the mantle of Spider-Man in this Best Animated Feature winner. Popcorn will be for sale at the event. While no admission is charged to attend Eagleview Town Center events, they request a canned food ... Read More

Tuesday

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
Balloon Freak John Cassidy at Colonial Theatre
10:30 am
227 Bridge Street, Phoenixville
John Cassidy is an eccentric comedian and balloon sculptor whose bizarre antics have earned him widespread acclaim as one of the most original and unique performers today. Tickets available online. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Read More
Magician Chad Juros at Radnor Library
6:30-7:15 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Family-fun interactive magic show involving music, juggling, comedy and lots of audience participation. For all ages. No registration required. 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
Teen Creative Writing Club
7:30 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Explore different types of writing, work from exciting writing prompts, and even explore collaborative writing. For grades 6-12. Read More

Wednesday

Steve Pullara and Cool Beans Band
10 am
Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Rd., Media
Come for a free, zany, and fun-filled children’s concert at Rose Tree Park! Read More
Tyler Arboretum Little Chefs
10 – 11:30 am
515 Painter Road, Media
Learn about the versatile and flavorful combination of onions, celery, and carrots and turn it into a summer ragout sauce to put over fun bowtie pasta. Thematic content and cooking tasks will be best suited to kids ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Pre-register ... Read More
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' at Bala Cynwyd Library
3-5:30 pm
131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Earth's mightiest heroes are back again this week for another free movie screening. Rated PG-13. Read More
Makin’ Music at Marple Library
4 pm
2599 Sproul Rd., Broomall
45-minute free music class for kids age 5 and under with a caregiver. No registration required. Read More
Movie Wednesday at Gladwyne Library
4 pm
362 Righters Mill Rd., Gladwyne
The library will have popcorn and watch movies about space. Perfect afternoon activity to beat the heat! Read More
Malvern Summer Stage
6:30 pm
Amphitheater at Valley Creek Park, 361 Morehall Rd., Malvern
Tonight's acts are Jim Boggia with special guest Dylan Jane. Plus a beer garden featuring Locust Lane Craft Brewery Read More
Narberth Summer Concert Series: School of Rock
7 pm
Narberth Park, in front of the Chet Tyson Pavilion, 80 Windsor Ave,, Narberth
Settle in with a blanket and snacks for a free concert in the park. Read More
Ran'D Shine at Marple Library
7 pm
2599 Sproul Rd., Broomall
Enjoy a magic show at the library! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Read More
Wednesday Night Live: Allison DeSalvo’s World of Song
7-8 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
For over 20 years, children’s entertainer, Allison DeSalvo, has captured the hearts of families with creative, nurturing and fun programs, drawing upon her versatility as a singer, skill as an actress, and experience as a teaching artist. Read More
Outdoor Movie: 'The Lion King'
7:30 pm
Community Center Park amphitheater behind GPCC, 2910 Jolly Rd., Plymouth Meeting
Bring your own chairs and blankets, and enjoy a screening of The Lion King! Chick-Fil-A and Kona ice will be available for purchase. DJ music will precede the movie, which begins at dusk. Read More

Thursday

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
Makin' Music at Highland Orchards
10 am
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Rd., West Chester
Drop in for this music and movement enrichment program for little ones. Pre-register online. Read More
Storytime with Local Author Libby Piper
10-10:45 am
Wolff's Apple House, 81 S. Pennell Rd., Media
Local Author Libby Piper be reading her book “Honeysuckle Hugs,” all about seven special plants and the healing benefits of Mother Earth.  The book reading will be followed by a fun craft. Read More
Elmwood Park Zoo-On-Wheels
10:30-11:30 am
Newtown Public Library, 201 Bishop Hollow Rd., Newtown Square
Kids ages 4 and up can meet live animals at the library from EPZ! Pre-registration required online. 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 from Wheelhouse and food samples from bartaco, Founding Farmers & Vitality Bowls 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
Mike Rose Magic at Gladwyne Library
4 pm
362 Righters Mill Rd., Gladwyne
Laughs and tricks with the incomparable Mike Rose. All ages welcome. Register online. Read More
Quiet Evening at Elmwood Park Zoo
6-8 pm
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown
Elmwood Park Zoo offers the opportunity for guests with special needs and their family to enjoy a quiet and relaxed visit to the zoo, after it closes to the general public. There will be friendly animals to meet, and zoo staff will be available for ... Read More
Music at Marshall
6– 8:30 pm
Marshall Square Park, West Chester
The Sin Brothers perform at the park at 6:30 pm. RSVP to bring a potluck, or participate in the picnic for a $10 per family cash contribution. Read More
Free Concert at Suburban Square
6:30-8 pm
Anderson and Coulter avenues, Ardmore
Gather at the Courtyard for music by the Trinidelphia Trio. Read More
Summer Concert Series at Wilson Farm Park
7 pm
500 Lee Rd., Wayne
The Psychedelicats perform a free concert at Shire Pavillion. Read More
Stories in the Sky at Bala Cynwyd Library
7-8 pm
131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Join Miss Suzanne as she reads constellation stories appropriate for children ages 8-12. This program will include stories, science concepts, and a craft. Registration is required - contact the Junior Room to sign up. Read More
Jimmy and The Parrots
7:30 pm
Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Rd., Media
Come for a free, all-ages concert at Rose Tree Park with covers of Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, Bob Marley, and Zac Brown Band. 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
Drag Queen Storytime at Tredyffrin Public Library
10:30 am
582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
Join for stories, celebration, and a craft. Children 12 and under are welcome and adults must be accompanied by a child, as well as children accompanied by an adult. Get there EARLY!! Space is limited so free tickets will be given out starting at 10 ... Read More
Preschool Music Program at Bala Cynwyd Library
11-11:30 am
131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Music Play Patrol will perform toe tapping music for the preschool crowd. No registration required. Read More
Family Fun Friday
11-11:45 am
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Hands-on STEAM: Loose Parts. Ages 3-8. Read More
Superhero Storytime
11-11:45 am
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
JStorytime filled with SUPER stories, SUPER crafts, and a SUPER snack. Ages 2 to 5. Registration required online. Read More
Roots with Ruark at Penn Wynne Library
1-2 pm
130 Overbrook Pkwy., Wynnewood
Free music class for little ones! Online registration required. Read More
Drag Queen Story Time with Balena Canto
4-5 pm
Roosevelt School, 464 S. Old Middletown Road, Media
Drag Queen, Balena Canto visits to share books on diversity, acceptance, creativity, and love. In addition to stories, there will be singing, dancing, a craft, and a meet & greet with Balena! All ages are welcome and dress up is encouraged! Read More
Casey Cooks With Kids
4-5 pm
Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr
All of Casey's cooking classes are non-bake, suitable for ages 5 and up (with parental supervision). This Friday, learn to make Cereal Bananas! Sign up is necessary - call 610-525-1776 Ext 5. 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
Family Camp Out at Tyler Arboretum
5:30 pm
Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media
Stay overnight at the Arboretum! Best for ages 5 and up with a caregiver. Pitch your tent and camp out under the stars. Cook dinner and s’mores over a campfire, play some outdoor games, and explore Tyler at night with an evening hike. Bring your ... Read More
Sounds of Summer Concert: An Evening of Barbershop
7:30-9 pm
Parking lot of Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Featuring two local barbershop quartets – the Havertones and the Delchordians. Enjoy these amazing 4-part harmonies in this free concert outside the library. Read More
Illuminated Fountain Show: Classic Rock
9:15 pm
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square
Find a place to sit—or stand back in awe—as water in all shapes, sizes, and heights combines with music and infinite colors. Timed tickets required. Read More
Insect Safari
10:30-noon
Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova
Kids and their favorite grownups will go on an insect safari to see which bugs are in the garden. Pre-register online. Read More

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Photograph courtesy of Kids’ Clubhouse of the Main Line.

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