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High Five! Main Line Family-Friendly Weekend Events: February 15–16

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

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My Fuzzy Valentine’s Day Lunch at Sesame Place

February 15 and 16, 11:30 am

100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne

 

Treat your little Valentines to a delicious buffet lunch with lovable Sesame Street friends, singing, dancing, and themed desserts. Reservations are required, but paid park admission is not required for My Fuzzy Valentine’s Day Lunch.

Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza

January 18—March 22

1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square

 

Embrace the warmth of a lush sanctuary filled with thousands of vibrant, artfully presented orchids from around the world.

Indoor Mini Golf at Linvilla Orchards

January 11–March 29

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 explores a different topic of our natural world.

Happy Place

Through February 29

King of Prussia Mall, 160 N. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia

 

Step into a mind-bending, colorful, larger-than-life and interactive 15,000 square foot pop-up installation in the King of Prussia Mall. Tickets available online.

Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Events

February 14–16

Sweet & Sassy, 250 Plaza Drive, Collegeville

 

Make Valentine’s memories with a fun updo, treats, dancing, a runway show with rose presentation, and a photo keepsake. Book online.

Saturday

Playdate with Belle at Monkey Fish Toys

February 15

11 am: 510 Simpson Drive, Chester Springs

1:30 pm: 662 Downingtown Pike, West Chester

 

Princess Belle will be at both locations of Monkey Fish Toys to read, sing and play! Dress up, and get ready to enjoy crafts, snacks, and giveaways. Free; pre-registration preferred.

Silhouette Portrait Craft

February 15, 10 am—noon

Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr

 

Come make a great silhouette portrait of your child with Miss Gail. All ages welcome – no artistic experience necessary. Parents must stay with their child for this craft.

Family Program: Winter Nature Hike

February 15, 10—11:30 am

Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media

 

Go on a guided discovery walk with one of Tyler’s educators. Hike over beginner-level terrain searching for tracks and traces of animals, insects, and birds. Suitable for all ages but not for strollers. Pre-register online.

Family Stay and Play at Kids’ Clubhouse

February 15, 10 am—noon

Kids’ Clubhouse of the Main Line, 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite F130, Wayne

 

Bring the whole family and enjoy a morning of playtime at Kid’s Clubhouse of the Main Line. Donuts and coffee will be provided. Remember to wear socks!

Olaf Meet-and-Greet

February 15, 10:30—11 am

Learning Express Toys, 160 Market St., Collegeville

 

Come visit Olaf—he likes warm hugs! This is a free event and registration is not required.

Looney Tunes Shorts

February 15, 11 am

Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr

 

Stop in for some animated antics with Bugs, Daffy, Elmer Fudd, and the rest of the Looney Tunes crew in this program of classic shorts, featuring favorites like “A Corny Concerto.”

Anti-Valentine’s Crafts for Teens

February 15, noon–2 pm

Marple Library, 2599 Sproul Rd., Broomall

 

Whether they’re happily single or cynical, teens ages 12-18 are invited to make anti-Valentine’s crafts and eat snacks. No registration required, but supplies are limited.

Local Author Visits for Black History Month

February 15, 2—3 pm

Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore

 

Local author Adrienne Wright will present a program on her book Hector: A boy, a protest, and the photograph that changed Apartheid. For ages 10 and up.

Special Day with Mommy at Sweet & Sassy

February 15, 2:15 pm

250 Plaza Drive, Collegeville

 

Enjoy mother-daughter makeovers, fashion shows, and more! Book online.

Sunday

Funky Brunch at Ardmore Music Hall

February 16, 10:30 am

23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore

 

Stop by for a free indoor craft fair and vendor market at Ardmore Music Hall featuring local vendors, a brunch menu, and live music.

The Princess and the Pea

February 16, noon

Media Theatre, 104 E. State Street, Media

 

The classic tale of the princess who must prove herself with several tests gets a contemporary update in this new hour-long musical for children. Tickets available online.

George Washington’s Birthday at Washington Crossing

February 16, noon — 4 pm

1112 River Road, Washington Crossing

 

If you feel like making a trip for the occasion, head to Washington Crossing and celebrate with free admission and kids’ activities. At 3 pm, sing “Happy Birthday” to George and enjoy a special birthday cake that he will cut with his sword!

Inflatable Float Day

February 16, 2:30—5:30 pm

Greater Plymouth Community Center, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting

 

40 feet of inflatable fun will be set up in the shallow end of the Lap Pool for kids to navigate before making a big splash down the slide at the end! You can even bring your own floats, rafts, and toys (no water wings) Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Philadelphia Royal Princess Ball

February 16, 4:30—6:15 pm

Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel, 480 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia

 

Meet and greet your favorite princesses, and enjoy stage performances, dancing, stories, photo ops, and more. Geared towards ages 3-7, though all are welcome. Tickets available online.

 

 

 

Photograph by R. Kennedy courtesy of Visit Philadelphia.

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