101 Fun Things To Do With Kids Around the Main Line

Discover family-friendly events with the Main Line Parent Community Calendar. Our team adds fresh content every week to help you make the most of raising kids in Philly's Western Suburbs, from the baby and little ones-stage through the teen years and beyond! Please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet […]

Public Archaeology Days

Newlin Grist Mill 219 Cheyney Road, Glen Mills, PA

Free and open to all ages. The Archaeology Program explores the Newlin Grist Mill historic site while enhancing public knowledge and providing opportunities for the public to participate in the archaeological process. Excavations are conducted under the leadership of resident archaeologist Keith Doms with assistance […]

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Legoland 5th Birthday Celebration!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia is turning FIVE and can't wait to celebrate with you during its 5th Birthday Celebration, April 1 through June 30! There will be many special celebration activities including the birthday-themed attraction takeover, a giant LEGO Birthday Cake to help decorate, clowns […]

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Elmo’s Springtacular

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA

Elmo’s Springtacular at Sesame Place is filled with furry fun and exciting events! Join in on the fun with an exciting line up of meet & greets, music, magic, pirate adventures, and fireworks! Springtacular happens on the weekends from April 23 until June 19.

Friends School Haverford Spring Fair

Friends School Haverford 851 Buck Lane, Haverford, PA

The FSH Spring Fair is a time-honored tradition for the entire community. Highlights of this year’s Spring Fair include balloon sculptures, face painting, photo booth, kids crafts, carnival games, food & treats, an artisan bazaar and a plant sale! Admission is $5 per person or […]

Penn Valley Civic Community Spring Fair

Staples Narberth 933 Montgomery Avenue, Narberth, PA

Come out and enjoy the Penn Valley Community Spring Fair, hosted by the Montgomery Avenue Business District Revitalization. The Spring Fair will be located in the back lot of Staples. Highlights will be a live band, live performances from Dance Xpress, native plant sale and […]

Tadpole Transformation 2022

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA

It’s that exciting time of the year again when Riverbend's ponds fill to the brim with squirming tadpoles! Join Riverbend's Educators for this fascinating annual rite of spring that happens each year here. Learn about the lifecycle of the amphibians that live at the Preserve […]

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Thrill Park Carnival

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center The Fairgrounds at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA

The carnival comes to Oaks on May 12 for ten big days of family fun! The fair will be held at the The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center grounds and will feature over 20 awesome carnival rides for all ages by Tons of Fun Shows, mouth […]

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Phoenixville Dogwood Festival & Parade

Reeves Parks 148 3rd Avenue, Phoenixville, PA

The Phoenixville Dogwood Festival and Parade are back! This year will be the 79th annual Dogwood Festival, which will take place in Reeves Park from Wednesday, May 18 through Saturday, May 21. The Dogwood Parade will be on Saturday, May 21, at 1 pm. Bring […]

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The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Learn about the history of Black Philadelphia while soaking in the fullest array of our nation's most important and historical monuments and sights in this exciting and fact-filled, 90-minute adventure. With a focus on the city's early history, Black Philadelphia Walking Tour will bring to […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet […]

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Ardmore Restaurant Week

Ardmore, PA 56 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Ardmore Restaurant Week returns May 12-22, 2022! This two-week celebration of the Ardmore dining scene features 3-course prix-fixe menu at $20, $30, or $40. Visit the event website for a list of participating restaurants.

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet […]

Biscuits & Bluey

The Barn Yard 305 2nd Avenue, #212, Collegeville, PA

Bring you little one to The Barn Yard play space for a meet and greet with Bluey! While you are there, enjoy biscuits and refreshments and open play in the Barn Yard. Pre-registration and payment required. See event link for more information.

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Legoland 5th Birthday Celebration!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia is turning FIVE and can't wait to celebrate with you during its 5th Birthday Celebration, April 1 through June 30! There will be many special celebration activities including the birthday-themed attraction takeover, a giant LEGO Birthday Cake to help decorate, clowns […]

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Elmo’s Springtacular

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA

Elmo’s Springtacular at Sesame Place is filled with furry fun and exciting events! Join in on the fun with an exciting line up of meet & greets, music, magic, pirate adventures, and fireworks! Springtacular happens on the weekends from April 23 until June 19.

What Lives in the Pond?

Tyler Arboretum 515 Painter Road, Media, PA

As you stand on the deck of Tyler’s pond and take a look around, you are likely to see frogs and fish, along with the tiny aquatic plant called duckweed. There might be turtles and other wildlife alongside them, such as water striders or spiders […]

Rescheduled: Mother’s Day Art Walk

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

This event has been rescheduled from its original date (May 8th) due to rain and wind conditions. Instead, let's celebrate Mother’s Day at the refuge with a family friendly art walk on May 22nd! Visit different art craft stations along the Big Boardwalk Loop to […]

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Sunday Afternoon Skate at Ringing Rocks Roller Rink

Ringing Rocks Roller Rink 1500 Ringing Rocks Park, Pottstown, PA

Ringing Rocks Roller Rink, a community roller rink in the Pottstown area since 1938, hosts public roller skating on Sunday afternoons for all ages, from 1 - 4 pm. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $10 […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet […]

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Ardmore Restaurant Week

Ardmore, PA 56 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Ardmore Restaurant Week returns May 12-22, 2022! This two-week celebration of the Ardmore dining scene features 3-course prix-fixe menu at $20, $30, or $40. Visit the event website for a list of participating restaurants.

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Pick Your Own Strawberries

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Support local agriculture and make lifelong memories by picking your own strawberries this season at Linvilla Orchards! Linvilla anticipates their peak strawberry season to begin the weekend of May 28. Tickets available now!

Tiny Explorers Wetlands and Wonder

Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr 480 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA

Tiny explorers will delve into Sacred Heart Academy's wetlands with an immersive scavenger hunt through mud tracks, skunk cabbage, native plants, and more. Participants will decorate a flower pot and plant seeds to watch bloom and grow at home! This is the perfect way to […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet […]

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Baby & Me Spanish

Ardmore United Methodist Church 200 Argyle Road, Ardmore, PA

Looking for an enrichment activity for your infant, toddler, or preschooler? Learn Spanish along with your child, ages 9 months – 6 years. Beginners welcome! The program is presented by Spanish Exploradores. Learning a second language through their immersion style methodology encourages students to use […]

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Outdoor Storytime & Craft with Miss Mel

Veterans Memorial Park 354 Lawrence Road, Broomall, PA

Join Miss Mel for a fun, educationally enriching, and highly interactive story time at Veteran's Memorial Park, Broomall. Recommended for ages 2 to 4, story time will have a theme that adds to the fun each week. See the event listing for this week's theme. […]

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Story Time at the Chester Springs Library

Chester Springs Library 1709 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA

Bring your children to the Chester Springs library for in-person story time! Stories are read aloud with puppets, songs, finger-plays, learning, and fun. Story time is great for children, ages 6 and younger, and will last approximately 30 minutes. A simple craft is included. The […]

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Toddler Story Time at Gladwyne Library

Gladwyne Library 362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA

This week is a special musical story time for toddlers! Space is limited to 12 children and one caregiver per family. Registration is required; please only register your child. Click the event link to register.

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Legoland 5th Birthday Celebration!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia is turning FIVE and can't wait to celebrate with you during its 5th Birthday Celebration, April 1 through June 30! There will be many special celebration activities including the birthday-themed attraction takeover, a giant LEGO Birthday Cake to help decorate, clowns […]

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Mondays with Maggie the Therapy Dog!

Bala Cynwyd Library 131 Old Lancaster Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Come read to Bala Cynwyd Library's beloved therapy dog, Maggie! Sign up here for a 15-minute reading session, limit of 1 session per month. Participants must be over the age of 6 and able to wear a mask at all times. Space is very limited! […]

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Budding Engineers at Middletown Free Library

Middletown Free Library 464 S Old Middletown Road, Media, PA

Bring the whole family to the Middletown Free Library anytime between 4–8 pm on Monday and get creative with a variety of building toys and kits! The library provides bins of LEGO bricks, Duplos, Lincoln Logs, Wooden Blocks, Magna-Tiles, K'NEX, Magic Tracks, and Squigz. Feel […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet […]

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The Rocketeer (1991 film; PG)

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center 226 N. High Street, West Chester, PA

On Movie Mondays, the Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents some of their favorite movies. Tickets are $5 and include complimentary popcorn! This week's movie is The Rocketeer. This family favorite film has emerged as a superhero classic, golden helmet included. Given the chance, who […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Support local agriculture and make lifelong memories by picking your own strawberries this season at Linvilla Orchards! Linvilla anticipates their peak strawberry season to begin the weekend of May 28. Tickets available now!

Mini Spring Fling

Cedar Grove Park 100 Cedar Grove Road, Conshocken, PA

Bring the little ones to Cedar Grove Park in Whitemarsh Township. for a morning full of games, crafts, prizes, snacks, music, story time and more! Choose from two time slots: 9 – 10 am or 10:30 – 11:30 am. Cost is $5.00 per child. Event […]

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