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Shop Local , Play, Give, and Thrive offers from Main Line Parent Shop Local Partners

What keeps our community thriving? Shopping LOCAL! Invest in our region's homegrown businesses - your neighbors, friends, and community builders.

Almost everything in the world is available to us by delivery via a few quick taps and clicks through a screen…except one thing: the true connection to and support of your community that comes from shopping local!

As you may have seen in our Main Line Parent Shop Local Guide, we gathered some of our favorite local shops, organizations, play spaces, and more to help you invest in your neighbors and community builders, and help them invest in you. Special discounts offered below!


Changing the Brain Lab at Upenn

425 South University Ave, Rm 301, Philadelphia

Help us study how children’s brains develop, and how they learn and think! The Changing Brain Lab at the University of Pennsylvania studies how the brain changes as people grow up and learn new things. We are also interested in developing new strategies to support optimal development and learning. At our lab, children will play cognitive games and get an MRI scan while watching a movie. They will also receive a picture of their brain! Children will practice with a fake MRI scanner before the actual MRI session. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about our research!

Kids’ Clubhouse of the Main Line

150 North Radnor Chester Road, Suite F130, Wayne

Whether it’s full-time, part-time, or drop-in care, Kids’ Clubhouse solves all of your childcare needs with qualified caring staff and a clean modern facility. Located in Wayne, our facility provides parents of the Main Line with the flexibility that they need. For drop-in childcare to run those holiday errands, days off from school, or a date night, mention the code FAMILYFOCUS and receive 2 free hours!

Main Line Art Center

746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Main Line Art Center is our community’s home to discover, create, and experience visual art. Give the gift of creativity this holiday season with a gift certificate to the art center or treat yourself to that art class you’ve always wanted to take! We’ve got classes for all ages and abilities in drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, and so much more! Find your perfect class online or give us a call. Get out of the cold this winter and join us in the studio!

Wayne Art Center

413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne

Shop for the holidays with more than 30 local artisans and merchants showcasing their distinctive craft and culinary delights at the Wayne Art Center Holiday Shopping Weekend December 14 & 15 from 10 am to 5pm. Visitors can also visit Wayne Art Center’s Gallery Shop, which offers a carefully curated collection of unique hand-crafted items created by local and regional artists year-round.

The Handwork Studio

35 North Narberth Avenue, Narberth

The Handwork Studio is a kids’ needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp. Our purpose is to pass down the tradition of teaching practical arts such as knitting, hand and machine sewing, embroidery, weaving, quilting, fashion and crafts in a fun and relaxed environment.


21 South High Street, West Chester

Level13 social eSports gaming center invites you to play your favorite games on state-of-the-art computers in a facility that was designed with collaborative and social gameplay in mind. Level13 is running a Drop and Shop promotion from now through 12/25. During any weekday evening from 5pm – closing you can drop your kid(s) off at Level13 for some exciting social video gaming while you get your holiday shopping done at the wonderful retail shops in West Chester! Only $20/child for ages 8+, you are giving them the early gift of amazing gaming in the areas premier social gaming center… hit the stores or make it a date night. Level13 is your drop and shop (or dine?) this Holiday Season! Come game with us! Mention this ad and receive a free box of candy!


David Barrett

610 Old Lancaster Road, Bryn Mawr

The right time to talk to a smart, trusted proactive agent is NOW, no matter where you are in the process of buying or selling your home.

Kitchen Wizards

Post Office Box 804, BlueBell

Kitchen Wizards helps kids of all ages to discover the magic of cooking, one bite at a time, through culinary enrichment programs – in-home birthday parties, scout workshops, after-school and community ed programs, cooking camps. We also present school socials/fundraisers and parent-child programs. For adults, we offer community ed programs, Ladies’ Night Out events, and corporate team building. Fun…tasty…entertaining!

Monkey Fish Toys

662 Downingtown Pike, West Chester

Let us help you find new ways to play – and offer you amazing service, free gift wrapping, generous MFT rewards, and a fun day out for the family! Join us for Neighborhood Toy Store Day on Nov. 9 – we’ll be playing with new toys, have giveaways, face painting, music, and more! Shop local, play happy on Small Business Saturday for another fun filled day with games, giveaways, and special sales at MFT! Family fun continues into December with Santa Sundays – let Santa know your Holiday wishes, make ornaments, and get a special gift from MFT.. We’re more than just a toy store – we have events and activities all year long – you can even celebrate your birthday with us and have a super fun and unique party! Visit us in Chester Springs and West Chester. Mention that you saw our ad here and get $10 off of your $50 purchase through 1/15/20 (some restrictions apply).

Nothing Bundt Cakes, Ardmore/Wynnewood

333 East Lancaster Avenue, Wynnewood

Step into a Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery and let the aroma of freshly-baked Bundt stir your senses. Choose from ten luscious Bundt flavors and forty unique cake designs while you browse a treasure trove of unique gifts, charming cards and inspired decorator items. Our nostalgic decor and playful atmosphere make the perfect backdrop to your quest for Bundt perfection. $5 off your holiday order of $25 or more. Offer code MLPHoliday. Valid 11/1/19-12/15/19.

The Bercy

7 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore

Tis’ the season for holiday parties, gift cards for giving and more. Join us for the event of the holiday season – Children’s Holiday Tea featuring a special performance from the PA Academy of Ballet from the Nutcracker show. Tickets are only $50 per person and include a tea service and candy buffet! Available on Saturday, December 7th and Saturday, December 14th from 11am-12:30pm. Email events@thebercy.com for more information and to reserve your spot!

Peggy Washburn Fine Art

Peggy Washburn is a local, world-renowned, award-winning artist and fine-art portrait photographer whose work resides in many public and private collections and has been exhibited extensively. In addition to art, for more than two decades she’s been creating stunning, archival images of children and family. “Forever in my consciousness are the words of an acclaimed critic: photograph what you cannot escape” -Peggy Washburn.
Schedule now and receive a GIFT CERTIFICATE of $200.00 for MUSEUM-GRADE FINE ART PORTRAITS. Gifts can be applied toward print orders or sitting fee.


AME Salon and Spa

111 Waynewood Avenue, Wayne

Ame Salon and Spa is an award winning day spa located in the heart of Wayne. The quality of Ame service is surpassed only by our enthusiasm for creative hair fashion and calming mind-body purification therapies. Stay on top of all of our holiday promotions!

Bryn Mawr Sports Rehab

945 East Haverford Road, Bryn Mawr

Do you have pain from an old injury? Have you been to physical therapy or had surgery without relief? Let us help! Train with a Purpose to Restore your function and return to your passions. We are a team dedicated to returning you to the things you want to do through movement. Come in for a free tour and speak directly with physical therapists.

Center for Lice Control

68 West Eagle Road, Havertown

Come visit our salon for a head check and a haircut or a blowout this holiday season. Mention this ad for 10% off per person! We are introducing our newly packaged Professional Lice Treatment Kit which includes our Lice Attack Solution (formerly KaPOW), Detangle Spray, Terminator Comb Jr, 2 hair clips, paper towels, a regular comb and instructions in English and Spanish. Everything you need in a box to defeat head lice!

Dr. Amy Shoumer

919 Conestoga Road, Building One Suite 100, Bryn Mawr

Dr. Amy Shoumer and her skilled team are committed to dentistry and to your smile! What sets her practice apart is the focus on providing the highest level of patient-centered comprehensive care. Her mission is to partner with you and your family to achieve optimal dental health, comfort, and beauty. Contact us by 3/1/2020 for a 10% Courtesy on our In-House Dental Savings Plan (new patients only.)

Confident Parenting

Confident Parenting is a network of resources providing support for the challenges growing families face including sleep deprivation, postpartum mood issues, and overwhelm. Whether you are first time parent or veteran, it takes a village and you can build yours with us. Gift cards are available for sleep coaching in any amount and consultations are available in person in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs or by phone or video for families at a distance. What better gift could you give or receive than the gift of sleep! To purchase yours visit BeAConfidentParent.com/gift-certificates.

Foote Orthodontics with Uplift Aesthetics

101 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 320 and 110 Gallagher Road, Wayne

Gift yourself this Holiday Season! You deserve a healthier, more beautiful smile! Have an upcoming special event? Have you always wanted your teeth to be straighter, easier to clean, more attractive? Your smile is the focal point of your face, and Drs. Foote and Piskai are highly attuned to the facial and aesthetic markers of YOUR ideal smile. Take advantage of our Holiday Special for $1000 Off Invisalign! New Patients only. Please schedule initial consult by December 31, 2019.

Dr Meredith Murphy

215 W Church Rd, Suite 112, King of Prussia

Acupuncture is a great way to destress, reduce anxiety, help alleviate insomnia and build your immune system this holiday season and beyond.

Pop Fit Studio

1305 West Chester Pike, Havertown

Want to have fun exercising? Join us at Pop Fit Studio where we make working out FUN! Enjoy a week of unlimited classes including our exclusive BUNGEE WORKOUT. Only $30 ($20 excludes bungee). Pop Fit Studio is a brand new boutique fitness studio offering a variety of FUN fitness classes including: dance, barre, trampoline, Pound and Body Pump. We are also the only Bungee Workout studio in the area. Schedule a class, private lesson or group class.

Visit our sister site, PhillyFamily.com to find out where our community loves to shop local in Philly!

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