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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Kids’ Day Off of School Art in the Barn Workshop

Art in the Barn 91 Rogers Rd, Furlong, PA

With everything from clay to collage, Art in the Barn has a fun-filled day planned for the MLK holiday. Just pack a lunch and snack and let the creativity flow. Ages 7-14

Bucks County

Zookeeper Day Winter Workshop

Barn Nature Center 1283 Almshouse Rd, Doylestown, PA

Join the animal care team at Barn Nature Center for this all-day, winter workshop, to learn how zookeepers keep their animals happy and healthy! Geared towards children in 1st through 6th grades.

Bucks County

Kids’ Day off of School Multi-Sport Camp

The Coliseum Sports Complex 450 Colwell Lane, Conshohocken, PA

This MLK holiday, enjoy a day off from school with some multi-sport fun at The Coliseum Sports Complex! Full day and half day programs available, ages 6-14.

Montgomery County
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Jurassic Quest

Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA

Jurassic Quest is North America’s largest and most realistic Dinosaur event. Guests walk through the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic Periods and experience for themselves what it was like to be among dinosaurs of all kinds. Jurassic Quest is the only interactive dinosaur event that has […]

MLK Day Morning Volunteering for Nature at Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA

With soaring trees, expansive vistas, and dynamic displays of native plants, Stoneleigh is a celebration of the natural world. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their […]

Kids Build It: Snowman Snow Gauge

Nailed It DIY Studio 256 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA

Do you want to build a snowman? Drop off your kids (ages 7 and up) to spend the afternoon creating this fun snowman snow gauge under the instruction of the studio Art-Tenders. Advanced registration is required and seats are limited. Cost is $50.

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Flight on Ice! Outdoor Skating & Entertainment Center

Energy Transfer Veterans Memorial Rink 4901 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA

Flight on Ice is an outdoor ice skating rink and entertainment center in Delaware County. New this year, you can expect fun for the whole family including ice skating sessions, a lounge area, a heated tent, and great food and beverages.

Delaware County

Full Moon Hike with Norriston Farm Park Environmental Education

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Don’t let winter keep you indoors! Enjoy an opportunity to be in the park past sunset. View winter landscapes by the light of the full moon. Non-slip footwear is recommended. The hike will be about two miles. Ages 6 - adult. Event is free, but […]

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Penn Wynne Pajama Storytime (Online)

Penn Wynne Library 130 Overbrook Parkway, Wynnewood, PA

Grab your snuggle buddy and watch Ms. Danielle read a story and song before bed! Pre-recorded on Facebook. Mondays at 7pm.

Recurring

Hive & Thrive Course: Conscious Parenting

Online

In this online course, we will learn various aspects of positive psychology that will allow you to support your child to be the best version of themselves. In this training, we will practice the skills of mindful listening, and good communication strategies, as well as […]

Movie Mondays at Uptown!

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. Showing this week is Selma, starring David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a story about civil rights movement and King's epic march from Selma to Montgomery which […]

Recurring

Mister John’s Music (All ages)

kith + kin 3060 west jefferson street, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia’s favorite early childhood music classes boost brain functioning, motor skills and language development, but at mister john’s music positive social-emotional dynamics and shared experience are the focus. With a huge variety of popular music, babies, parents and nannies are all active participants in the […]

Recurring

Marple Library Book Trip Tuesdays with Miss Mel

Marple Public Library 2599 Sproul Road, Broomall, PA

Have a most wonderful time taking a trip around the library's children's department to find all the books you want to take home. During this book trek, you will also continue to learn about all the sections of the children's department and where to find […]

Belmont Hills Library Winnie the Pooh Story Time with Ms. Gwen

Belmont Hills Library 120 Mary Watersford Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Weather permitting, join Miss Gwen for a socially-distanced story time on the Library lawn! We'll celebrate Winnie the Pooh Day, so bring a special lovey to cuddle while we read some Pooh Bear stories! Bring a beach towel to sit on (or, for those who […]

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Flight on Ice! Outdoor Skating & Entertainment Center

Energy Transfer Veterans Memorial Rink 4901 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA

Flight on Ice is an outdoor ice skating rink and entertainment center in Delaware County. New this year, you can expect fun for the whole family including ice skating sessions, a lounge area, a heated tent, and great food and beverages.

Delaware County
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Snapology: Junior Engineers

Phoenixville Parks & Rec 123 Main Street, Phoenixville, PA

Ages 4-6. Young students build fun and simple models using special engineering DUPLO® blocks. By playing with and manipulating the models, they experience pulleys, levers, gears, and wheels & axles while exploring science concepts such as energy and balance. Classes include free-building time to promote […]

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Winter Hayride at Cedar Grove Park

Cedar Grove Park 100 Cedar Grove Road, Conshocken, PA

Join Whitemarsh Parks for a lighted winter hayride through Cedar Grove Park. Participants will enjoy holiday lights as well as a visit to the WinterWonderland where participants will be told a wintry tale and enjoy a cookie. Dress warmly! Pre-registration is required; $5 per person. […]

Recurring

Snapology: Combat Robots

Phoenixville Parks & Rec 123 Main Street, Phoenixville, PA

Ages 7-14. Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head combat mission? Come learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using LEGO® bricks and then apply that knowledge to build a robot for friendly competition. […]

COVID-19 Vaccination in Children: Addressing Family Questions and Concerns

Online

This event, part of the Greene Towne Parent Education Series, is FREE and open to the wider community. With the availability of COVID-19 vaccination for children between the ages of 5-11 coupled with the anticipation of vaccine availability for children under the age of 5 […]

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Music Playgroup at Ardmore Library (Online)

Online

Music class for ages preschool and younger held on Zoom. Learn to make music with songs and simple instruments! Program is 30 minutes. Weekly registration is required and waitlist attendees will be sent a link to Zoom. Please be prompt, as we will not be […]

Recurring

Flight on Ice! Outdoor Skating & Entertainment Center

Energy Transfer Veterans Memorial Rink 4901 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA

Flight on Ice is an outdoor ice skating rink and entertainment center in Delaware County. New this year, you can expect fun for the whole family including ice skating sessions, a lounge area, a heated tent, and great food and beverages.

Delaware County

Creative Clay at Chester Springs Studio

Chester Springs Studio 1668 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA

In the children’s class Creative Clay (for ages 6-8 yrs), kids use stories and imagination as their inspiration for their original creations. Children have fun creating ceramic projects including usable pots and fanciful sculptures. In this class they will learn basic ceramic methods such as […]

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Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

Ardmore Library 108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Come learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition. A great introduction to role-playing games and a chance to practice math, problem solving, and teamwork while having fun! For ages 13 and up. Registration is required. Continuing attendance is encouraged.  In person, with DnDBeyond […]

Visit Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines

Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines 1710 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA

Attention all horse-y friends and familes! The Pottstown Rotary Club is hosting an evening visit at Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines, a home to 80 retired horses from all areas of the horse world. Just 15 minutes from Potttsown, it offers a haven for horses […]

Charcuterie Board Workshop

Makers Off Main 38 East State Street, Doylestown, PA

Join Emily of "The Board Housewife" to learn how to assemble your own charcuterie board and leave with your creation! Limited to 8 guests.

$60
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Kids’ Yoga

kith + kin 3060 west jefferson street, Philadelphia, PA

Kids’ yoga combines traditional yoga poses with reading, singing, mindfulness, and breathing techniques. props + music are used with movement to help build strength, flexibility, and coordination as well as providing children with strategies to manage emotions + “big feelings". bring comfy clothing + a […]

Recurring

Ardmore Library Ms. Dawnita’s Story Time (Online/Outside)

Ardmore Library 108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Join Ms. Dawnita for an entertaining and fun story time! Held weekly in person and via Zoom through February 24. Registration is required. If you are unable to attend after registering, please cancel online, so another can take your place. See library event listing for […]

Winter Tree House for Tots

Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 W Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Bring your 3-5 year old for an hour of discovery at the Wissahickon Environmental Center Tree House. Each month a new topic will be explored that celebrates the season. Space is limited. $5 per child per class to be paid upon arrival. Non-participating siblings are […]

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Flight on Ice! Outdoor Skating & Entertainment Center

Energy Transfer Veterans Memorial Rink 4901 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA

Flight on Ice is an outdoor ice skating rink and entertainment center in Delaware County. New this year, you can expect fun for the whole family including ice skating sessions, a lounge area, a heated tent, and great food and beverages.

Delaware County
Recurring

Teen Code Club at Ardmore Library (Online)

Online

Online on Discord and Prenda Code Club, for ages 13 and up. Come learn how to code a chance to practice math, problem solving, and teamwork while having fun! Registration is required. Continuing attendance is encouraged. Visit event listing for more information and registration.

Recurring

Winter Hayride at Cedar Grove Park

Cedar Grove Park 100 Cedar Grove Road, Conshocken, PA

Join Whitemarsh Parks for a lighted winter hayride through Cedar Grove Park. Participants will enjoy holiday lights as well as a visit to the WinterWonderland where participants will be told a wintry tale and enjoy a cookie. Dress warmly! Pre-registration is required; $5 per person. […]

I Heart Art Workshop – Draw & Paint: Snowy Fox

Online

Paint this cute snowy friend while you stay warm indoors! Ms. Katie will walk you through step by step and you'll finish this adorable fox to display at home. Pre-register online via event link. If you have canvas, a pencil, and acrylic paints, you're all […]

Ardmore Library Pajama Story Time

Online

Wear pajamas and bring a lovey and a blanket or sleeping bag for a fun story time! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and if there’s time, make a craft. Ages 3-7. Registration is required. Event held via Zoom.

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