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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: March 4–10

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

 

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Teen Tech Week at Radnor Memorial Library

March 4—8

114 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne

 

From drones to animation, and much more, there’s a different afterschool tech activity each afternoon, just for teens!

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
STEAM workshop at Lulu's Casita
10:30-11:30 am
Lulu’s Casita West Chester
109 N. High Street, West Chester
Enjoy an early Spring-inspired lab session for your little one to learn, create, and enjoy getting a little messy! Recommended for ages 2-6. Free with admission. Read More

Tuesday

Fat Tuesday Storytime
10-10:30 am
Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr
Sing songs and hear a great story to celebrate Mardi Gras! Read More
Tuesday Matinee: 'Singin' in the Rain'
1-3 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
Come watch a different movie musical every week in March! This week, it's the classic Singin' in the Rain. Read More
Mardi Gras Pasta Necklaces
4-4:45 pm
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Celebrate Fat Tuesday by making your own colorful pasta necklace! All materials provided. Just drop in! 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

Tyler Arboretum Toddlers in Nature
9:30-10:30 am or 11 am-noon
515 Painter Rd., Media
Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years) will find out why trees are so amazing and go on a walk to meet some of Tyler’s incredible trees. 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
Rain Story and Craft
10-11 am
Learning Express of Exton, 28 Eagleview Blvd., Exton
Spring brings the rains, so come for a rain story and craft -- create an umbrella. As always, this is a free event. Ages 1.5+ Read More
Kid Crew with YoYo
11 am-noon
Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting
Jump around with YoYo for a special fitness based adventure! Lots of games, yoga, songs, and playtime fun! Read More
Teen Tech Week: Robots!
2:30-4 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Celebrate Teen Tech Week by selecting from an assortment of materials and creating a robot. Then create an obstacle course and put your creations through the paces! Read More
Teen Tech Week: 'Ready Player One'
3:15 pm
114 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne
Teens can watch the movie Ready Player One on the big screen. No registration required, just drop in. Read More

Thursday

Story Time at Wolff’s
10:30 am
81 S. Pennell Rd., Media
Come for a special storytime followed by a flower planting project for kids to take home. Read More
Digger and David Presents: The Seuss is Loose Show!
10:30—11:15 am
Lansdowne Public Library, 55 S. Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne
This puppet show honors Dr. Seuss with puppets, magic, storytelling, and rhyme! Read More
STEAM workshop at Lulu's Casita
10:45 am
6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore
Enjoy an early Spring-inspired lab session for your little one to learn, create, and enjoy getting a little messy! Recommended for ages 2-6. Free with admission. Read More
Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers
1-2:30 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
What are birds up to in springtime? Learn how they find each other and build nurseries for their babies. See if you can build a nest like the birds do! For kids ages 4-6. Pre-registration required. Read More
Teen Tech Week: Stop Motion Animation
3:30 pm
114 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne
Use LEGO figures, Play-Doh, and other materials to create a stop motion animation video. Read More
Teen Crafternoon: DIY Mini Succulent Planters
4-5:30 pm
Bala Cynwyd Library, 131 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd
Kids in grades 6-12 can come create a succulent planter to take home. Pre-register online. Read More
Family Bingo and Board Games
6-7 pm
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Join us for a round or two of Bingo (everybody wins!) followed by board games. Best for ages 4 and up. Toys available for younger children. Register online. Read More
'Annie' at Garnet Valley High School
6:30 pm
580 Smithbridge Rd., Glen Mills
GVHS performs the classic musical Thursday through Saturday. Tickets available online. Read More
Bollywood Dance
6:30-7:30 pm
Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
Come for an evening of Bollywood dance. Learn some dances and have fun! Pre-register online. Read More
"Mary Poppins" at Bala Cynwyd Middle School
7:30 pm
510 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bala Cynwyd
Your favorite practically perfect nanny takes center stage from March 7-9 in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure. For advanced tickets, email rellyl@lmsd.org. Ticket cost is $8. Read More

Friday

Morning Melodies: Shake It Up Baby
10-11 am
Common Space, 25 Rittenhouse Pl., Ardmore
Twist and Shout! Kids will have fun moving to the music and creating their own shaker instruments in this music class with Miss Brie! Read More
Dr. Seuss's (Belated) Birthday Party
1-1:45 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Join Miss Stephanie to read a few Dr. Seuss stories and play party games! And no party would be complete without cake! For ages 3-7. Registration required. Read More
Meet Cinderella
1:30-2 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Meet the star of Haverford High School’s "Cinderella" during a special afternoon storytime. All ages are welcome. One lucky family will win tickets to an upcoming performance of the show! Read More
Tween Perler Bead Craft
4-5 pm
Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media
Get creative with fusible beads. Ages 9 and up. 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
Preschool STEAM Night: Weather
5-5:45 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli
Read "Bringing the Rain to the Kapiti Plain" by Verna Aardema and Rain by Manya Stojic, then explore weather through different station activities. For ages 3 to 5 years. Registration required. 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
'Annie' at Garnet Valley High School
6:30 pm
580 Smithbridge Rd., Glen Mills
GVHS performs the classic musical Thursday through Saturday. Tickets available 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
‘Newsies’ at Malvern Prep
7 pm
418 S. Warren Avenue, Malvern
Malvern Theatre Society will perform this classic Disney musical. Tickets available online. Read More
"Mary Poppins" at Bala Cynwyd Middle School
7:30 pm
510 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bala Cynwyd
Your favorite practically perfect nanny takes center stage from March 7-9 in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure. For advanced tickets, email rellyl@lmsd.org. Ticket cost is $8. 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

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Photograph by Sarah Bond.

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