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High Five! Main Line Family-Friendly Weekend Events: July 6–7

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

Looking for more? Here’s what’s going on in Philly!

All Weekend

‘Pippin’ at Media Theatre

Weekends, July 5—28

104 E. State Street, Media

 

With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man’s journey to be extraordinary. Tickets available online.

‘The Tempest’ by Phoenix Theatre

July 5—21

SALT Performing Arts Center, 1645 Art School Rd., Chester Springs

 

This brand new theater company presents a contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s final play, using modern design concepts to create magic along with strong movement work and dynamic music. Tickets available online; kids 18 and under get in free!

Trails on Tap: Valley Forge National Historical Park

July 3–7

Valley Forge National Historical Park, 1400 N. Outer Line Dr., King of Prussia

 

The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area is partnering with FCM Hospitality, the creators of Philadelphia’s successful Parks on Tap series, and Mainstay Independent Brewing Company, to bring a mobile beer garden to riverside locations this summer.

Delaware County Summer Festival at Rose Tree Park

July 5–7, 7:30 pm

Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media

 

Free concerts all weekend in Rose Tree Park. See the link for scheduled acts.

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.

Saturday

Early Access Morning at Elmwood Park Zoo

July 6, 9—10 am

1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown

 

Elmwood Park Zoo offers the opportunity for guests with special needs and their family to enjoy early entry to the zoo. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the zoo in a relaxing setting before it opens to the general public.

Baby Shark Character Visit

July 6, 10:30–11:30 am

Learning Express Collegeville, 160 Market St., Collegeville

 

You can’t get the song out of your head, so embrace the madness and meet Baby Shark! This event is free and does not require a reservation. Doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo!

Reel Movies for Real Needs: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

July 6, 10:30 am

Movie Tavern, 110 Bartlett Avenue, Exton

 

Sensory-friendly screening of the newest Spider-Man adventure! As Movie Tavern puts it, “Lights up, volume down, hearts open.” Tickets available online.

Magician Mike Rose at Belmont Hills Library

July 6, 11 am

120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd

 

Magician Mike Rose will perform an all-ages show to celebrate Summer Learning! Registration required but walk-ins welcome as space allows.

Ariel’s Under the Sea Adventure

July 6, 11 am

Sweet and Sassy, 250 Plaza Drive Providence Town Center, Collegeville

 

Join Ariel for a SPLASH-tacular afternoon including makeovers, treats, and a dance party with Ariel herself! Sign up online to reserve your spot.

Beers of the Presidents

July 6, 3 pm

Black Powder Tavern, 1164 Valley Forge Road, Wayne

 

This event will feature Yards Brewery’s custom-crafted Washington’s Porter and Jefferson’s Golden ale on tap, Yards merchandise and giveaways, a DJ, historical impersonators, patriotic cocktails, games for all ages, and more. Philly’s own Benjamin Franklin will do a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Guests are encouraged to bring their most creative colonial attire as the best dressed guest will win a free dinner!

Saturday at the Clubhouse

July 6, 5–8 pm

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

 

Go enjoy an evening out and know that your kids are enjoying their evening and dinner with friends in a fun and safe environment. Book online.

Ridley Park Borough Fireworks

July 6, 6—10 pm

Borough of Ridley Park, 105 E. Ward St., Ridley Park

 

Make the Independence Day celebration last a little longer with Ridley Park’s annual fireworks display. Fireworks start at dusk. In case of rain, they will be held on July 7.

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts

July 6, 7 pm

The Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr

 

Concert by Lucy Kaplanksy with Copper Monks. $15 for adults; kids 16 and under get in free.

Sunday

Healthy Snack Workshop

July 7, 2—3:30 pm

Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford

 

Make and take healthy no-cook, no-bake snacks such as Banana Nutella Sushi and Fruity Parfaits. For ages 5-12 only (ages 5-9 must be accompanied by an adult). Pre-registration required online.

Family Fun Day with Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream

July 7, 3–6 pm

Locust Lane Craft Brewery, 50 Three Tun Road, Suite 4, Malvern

 

Maggie Moo’s visits Locust Lane, so the kids can have some ice cream while you enjoy some adult beverages! Win-win!

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts

July 7, 7 pm

The Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr

 

Concert by Beats Walkin’ with Andrea Carlson and the Love Police. $15 for adults; kids 16 and under get in free.

 

 

Photograph courtesy of Phoenix Theatre.

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