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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around the Main Line: May 27–June 2

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

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All Week

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

May 23–June 2

23 Dorset Road, Devon

 

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair combines equestrians, family fun, and Main Line tradition in one fabulous 10-day event. Check out our preview to plan your trip, including family days, special events, and more!

YPTW Presents: ‘State Fair’

Through June 2

The Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave., Swarthmore

 

Young People’s Theatre Workshop presents this Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic. Reserve tickets online.

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.

 

Monday

Narberth Memorial Day Parade
9:30-11 am
Windsor Avenue, Narberth
Parade line-up starts at 8:30 am on Windsor Avenue. The procession begins promptly at 9:30 am. Read More
Radnor Memorial Day Parade
9:45 am
Behind 555 Lancaster Avenue, St Davids, to the Radnor Memorial, Wayne
A brief Memorial Ceremony will immediately follow the parade at the corner of Runnymede and South Wayne avenues. Read More
Kennett Square Memorial Day
10 am
Starting at Kennett High School, to Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square
Kennett Square’s largest parade features over 1,000 participants including a variety of musical entertainment, historic re-enactors, antique vehicles, the Mummers, local bands and sports teams, Aztec dancers, drum lines, Dragon/Lion Dance Club, a Viking ship, and much more. Read More
Media Memorial Day Parade
10 am
The Barrall Field at State and Edgemont streets, Media
The parade includes veterans, Penncrest marching band, and community organizations. The procession will move up State Street to Orange and will end at the Courthouse for a short ceremony to honor those who gave their lives to our country. Read More
Collegeville-Trappe Parade and Community Day
10 am
Beginning at Augustus Lutheran Church on Seventh Avenue, Trappe
The parade ends at Waterworks Park at noon with a Remembrance Observance followed by a Community Day, featuring great food, live music, and free entertainment and games for kids. Read More
Family Fun Cooking: Fried Chicken
10 am
Sur La Table, 690 West DeKalb Pike, King Of Prussia
Kids and adults will work on making fried chicken, biscuits, and more. For ages 8 and older with an adult. Register online. Read More
Ardmore Memorial Day Parade
10:30 am
Lancaster and Greenfield avenues, Ardmore
The day will begin with the Merion Concert Band playing military service songs and patriotic selections in front of the Township Building at 9:45 am. The parade begins at 10:30 am, traveling toward the Township Building, ending at St. Paul’s Cemetery for the Memorial Day ... Read More
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
Gladwyne Memorial Day Parade and Block Party
11 am
Behind Gladwyne Park, Gladwyne
This commemorative day is sponsored by the Gladwyne Civic Association and held in the heart of the village, with a parade followed by a ceremony honoring our veterans, with the food, fun, and entertainment of the block to follow. Read More
Chaddsford Winery Country Music Festival
11 am-6 pm
632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford
Chaddsford will be rocking at the Winery all weekend long with live country music, food truck fare, and sangria slushies! Admission is free, so pack snacks and a picnic blanket and bring the kids along! Read More
Memorial Day Carillon Concert in Valley Forge
2 pm
Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge National Historical Park
This free, outdoor concert by Doug Gefvert features patriotic selections and works by American composers. Rain or shine! Sponsored by the Washington Memorial Heritage. Read More
Devon Horse Show's Tribute to Heroes
6:30 pm
23 Dorset Road, Devon
Admission is free for active and retired military, as well as police, fire, and EMTs. At 6:30pm, join the Tribute to Heroes recognition ceremony in the Dixon Oval, featuring local military and emergency responders including an Honor Guard of local emergency first responders. Read More

Tuesday

Family Storytime at Longwood Gardens
10 am and 10:45 am
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square
Young guests (designed for children ages 3–5) can enjoy nature-based stories in Lookout Loft Treehouse amid the beauty of the surrounding forest. Storytelling, songs, and puppets encourage children to discover the joys of nature, language, and literature. Read More
Family Day at Devon Horse Show
8 am-10 pm
23 Dorset Road, Devon
It's the first day of Devon Horse Show, and you can get specials on food, souvenirs, and the Midway. 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
Middle School Creative Writing
3-4 pm
Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown
Kids in grades 6-12 can explore different types of writing, work from exciting writing prompts, and even explore collaborative writing. 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

Wednesday

Music Training Center at Penn Wynne Library
10-10:45 am (babies) and 11-11:45 am (toddlers)
130 Overbrook Pkwy., Wynnewood
Join Music Training Center for first steps in singing, rhythm, movement, and small instruments. Registration is required, so make sure you sign up for the right timeslot based on your child's age. Read More
Tyler Arboretum Toddlers in Nature
9:30-10:30 am and 11 am-noon
515 Painter Rd., Media
Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years) and a caregiver will take a peek to see which cool critters are living in and near the pond. Pre-register online for your desired timeslot. Read More

Thursday

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
Tyler Arboretum Tiny Trackers
1-2:30 pm
515 Painter Rd., Media
Get up-close with all parts of a flower, both inside and out. Then, go on a color walk to find them and finish by making a flower craft to take home. For kids ages 4-6. Pre-registration required. 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
Brandywine Strawberry Festival
5-10 pm
Brandywine Hospital, 201 Reeceville Rd., Coatesville
Enjoy a weekend of rides, live entertainment, family fun, food, and much more. Read More
Live Music Night at KOP Town Center
6-8 pm
155 Village Drive, King of Prussia
Enjoy a live performance from Anakai Ney on the Town Center green space. Read More
'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'
7 pm
Wolf Performing Arts Center, 1240 Montrose Ave., Bryn Mawr
Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the whole Peanuts gang will come to life through witty vignettes and show-stopping songs. Tickets available online. 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
Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship
10 am-5 pm
Talen Energy Stadium, One Stadium Drive, Chester
This two-day rugby festival is one of the largest gatherings of collegiate and high school rugby teams in the world. Tickets available online.   Penn Mutual is in the second year of a title sponsorship for the event, and NBC Sports will once again return ... 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
Sesame Street Neighborhood Grand Opening
11 am-5 pm
Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne
Celebrate the Official Grand Opening of the all-new Sesame Street Neighborhood! A grand opening performance of a new live show will kick off at 11 am. Sonia Manzano (who portrayed Maria for 44 years) and Alan Muraoka (who has been on the show for 20 ... Read More
The Big Bounce
1-7 pm
Maple Zone Sports Complex, 4881 Chichester Ave., Aston
Featuring the world's largest bounce house, an incredible 900+ foot long obstacle course, an inflatable space-themed wonderland, and more, The Big Bounce brings lots of family fun. Tickets available online. 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
Brandywine Strawberry Festival
5-10 pm
Brandywine Hospital, 201 Reeceville Rd., Coatesville
Enjoy a weekend of rides, live entertainment, family fun, food, and much more. Read More
Summer Bounce Carnival
6-8 pm
BounceU of Collegeville, 130 W. Main St., Collegeville
Kick off summer with carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, facepainting, snacks, and more. Pre-register online. Read More
'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'
7 pm
Wolf Performing Arts Center, 1240 Montrose Ave., Bryn Mawr
Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the whole Peanuts gang will come to life through witty vignettes and show-stopping songs. Tickets available online. Read More
'Christopher Robin' at Tredyffrin Public Library
7-9 pm
582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford
Come for a free movie screening of 'Christopher Robin' after hours! Pre-register online. Read More

Weekend Events

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Photograph by Laura Swartz.

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

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