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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: March 18–24

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.

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

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
Henri's Scissors
4:30-5:30 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Kids ages 6-10 can create their own Matisse-style collage, and maybe learn a little about Henri Matisse as well! Pre-register online. Read More

Tuesday

Tuesday Matinee: Cinderella
1-3 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Come by and enjoy the 1997 version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella starring Brandy and Whitney Houston! Read More
Sensory-Friendly Night at LEGOLAND
5-7 pm
LEGOLAND Discovery Center, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting
This is a special event for families with children and adolescents 17 and under on the autism spectrum. This sensory-friendly LEGO experience includes music therapy, quiet spaces, reduced crowds, and more. Tickets are $8 and are available online. Read More

Wednesday

Tyler Arboretum Toddlers in Nature
9:30-10:30 am or 11 am-noon
515 Painter Rd., Media
Robins are some of the earliest signs of spring. Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years) will hear a story about one girl’s adventure exploring the changing season, then go on a scavenger hunt adventure to search for signs of spring. Pre-register online for your desired timeslot. Read More
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
Eric Carle Day
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
It’s the first day of Spring and it’s the anniversary of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar!” Join your friends at the library for a day of activities and fun! There will be crafts and activities with a special Eric Carle themed storytelling time. Read More

Thursday

Story Time at Wolff’s Apple House
10-10:45 am
81 S. Pennell Rd., Media
Come for storytime, followed by a leaf painting craft. Children are welcome to stay afterward to play in the play area. 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
Children’s Nature Series: Spring Awakening
1 pm
Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown
Hear a story about spring and make a craft to celebrate. After the indoor portion of the program, venture outdoors to look for the signs of spring that we’ve all been waiting for. Pre-registration required; call  610-270-0215. Read More
Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers
1-2:30 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
Experience the daily life of Lenape families who lived in our region 1,000 years ago. Learn how they used native plants and animals for shelters, hunting, cooking, and clothing; and play some Lenape games! For kids ages 4-6. Pre-registration required. Read More
Seed Balls Workshop
4:30-5:15 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Kids ages 4-9 will read "The Reason for a Flower" by Ruth Heller and make their own seed balls to take home and plant. Register online. Read More
S.M.Art Kids: Art Explorers
4:30-5:30 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
Students in grades 1-4 will explore cover pop art, famous works of architecture, and art in the natural world (shape, line, color). Each monthly class includes read-alouds, discussion, and creation. Pre-register online, in person, or over the phone. Read More
‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at SALT Performing Arts
7-9:30 pm
1645 Art School Road, Chester Springs
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Read More
Mulan Jr. at Radnor Middle School
7:30-9 pm
150 Louella Avenue, Wayne
Based on the Disney animated film, Radnor Middle School presents Mulan Jr., an epic tale of adventure, disguise, battles, and the quest for honor. Tickets available online. Read More

Friday

Morning Melodies: True Colors
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. 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: Sharks!
11-11:45 am
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Drop in for stories and a craft about sharks! For ages 0-5. 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
Folded Book Roses for Teens
4:30-5:30 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Teens (ages 13-17) can create roses made of book pages. Use a book from the library, or bring your own (but be prepared to cut it up). Pre-register online. Read More
Kids’ Supper Club at GPCC
6:30-9 pm
Greater Plymouth Community Center, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting
Kids (ages 6-11) will learn to make St. Patrick's Day themed cuisine with Kitchen Wizards while you enjoy an adult night out. Pre-registration required. Read More
'Rosie Revere, Engineer'
7 pm
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill
A fun new musical based on the books "Rosie Revere, Engineer," "Iggy Peck, Architect" and "Ada Twist, Scientist" by Andrea Beaty which spotlight the STEM curriculum. Tickets available online. Read More
FLITE vs. Harlem Wizards
7 pm
Conestoga High School Gym, 200 Irish Rd., Berwyn
Don't miss this fun evening of trick hoops and alley-oops! Come watch a team of T/E teachers and students take on the Harlem Wizards! Tickets on sale online. All proceeds benefit the FLITE Foundation helping kids in Tredyffrin/Easttown. Read More
‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at SALT Performing Arts
7-9:30 pm
1645 Art School Road, Chester Springs
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Read More
Mulan Jr. at Radnor Middle School
7:30-9 pm
150 Louella Avenue, Wayne
Based on the Disney animated film, Radnor Middle School presents Mulan Jr., an epic tale of adventure, disguise, battles, and the quest for honor. Tickets available online. Read More

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Photograph courtesy of Lulu’s Casita.

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