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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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Sidewalk Chalk Walks & Summer Story Time (All Ages)

Jenkins Arboretum 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA, United States

Draw your way through Jenkins! Use sidewalk chalk to create beautiful nature-related art from the John J. Willaman Education Center down the main path through the garden. And between 10–10:30 am, Jenkins Arboretum and Gardens staff will hold a nature-themed read aloud in Jenkins’ very own […]

Event Series The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," The Art of the Brick exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the […]

$10 Tuesdays at The Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Experience everything the Academy has to offer — including our limited-time special exhibitions — for just $10 per person on Tuesdays this summer, through August. Enjoy Dinosaur Hall, Outside In and our dioramas from around the world. Learn all about the incredible discovery of Tiktaalik roseaeLife […]

Event Series Garden Railway: Dinos!

Garden Railway: Dinos!

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This summer, Morris Arboretum is featuring a brand new exhibition in their popular Garden Railway: Garden Railway: Dinos! Running May 25– September 30. With more than 15 different rail lines running along a third of a mile of track, visitors enjoy a spectacular display of […]

Event Series Books and Blankets

Books and Blankets

Penn Wynne Park 1214 E Manoa Road, Wynnewood, PA

Join Ms. Danielle for silly stories and songs OUTSIDE, at Penn Wynne Playground (NOT AT THE LIBRARY). Weather permitting. Storytime will not be held during rain, snow, freezing weather, or heat advisories.  If unsure, please contact the library. No registration necessary unless you would like […]

Event Series Tuesday Storytimes

Tuesday Storytimes

Main Point Books 116 N. Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA

Join Main Point Books for their new Weekly Community Storytime! They'll have a different Community Helper special guest each week. June 25: Police Officer with Police Dog July 2: no story time July 9: Police Officer with Police Dog July 16: Librarian Maria from Radnor […]

Bloomin’ Bubbles

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join Morris Arboretum every Tuesday for Bloomin' Bubbles! In this event just for kids, they will transform the Whimsical Woods into a magical bubble party. The 2nd Tuesday of the month will be Bubbles & Dance where they’ll add music into the mix for animal […]

Children’s Summer Concert at Clem Macrone Park

Clem Macrone Park 810 Conestoga Road, Bryn Mawr, PA, United States

Enjoy music from special guests The Plants, meet Mama & Papa Bear from the Berenstain Bears, and listen to Radnor Police officers read your favorite childhood stories. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Rain date, Wed. July 17th.

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square 200 N 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Franklin Square! The Festival is open nightly through August 18. The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival illuminates Franklin Square with awe-inspiring, interactive, larger-than-life lanterns during the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival! Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the iconic 200-foot-dragon […]

Stroller Strength: Parent & Baby Fitness

King of Prussia Town Center 155 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA, United States

This class is not just about getting back into shape after childbirth; it's a celebration of parenthood! Plus it's free! (You must reserve a spot, though.) In "Stroller Strength," we'll incorporate a variety of exercises designed specifically for parents with new babies. You'll engage in […]

Wild Kratts: Creature Power!

Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA

The Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! The Exhibit! opens May 31st! Visitors will embark on an adventurous experience focusing on building STEM skills while exploring the natural world. Created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and inspired by the popular PBS children’s series, Wild Kratts: Creature Power! invites you […]

Event Series The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," The Art of the Brick exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a live sloth, […]

Event Series Garden Railway: Dinos!

Garden Railway: Dinos!

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This summer, Morris Arboretum is featuring a brand new exhibition in their popular Garden Railway: Garden Railway: Dinos! Running May 25– September 30. With more than 15 different rail lines running along a third of a mile of track, visitors enjoy a spectacular display of […]

Event Series Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Media-Upper Providence Free Library 1 E. Front Street, Media, PA, United States

Join Family Storytime for stories, moving, singing and interacting with puppets. Best for children 0–5 years and their caretakers. Just drop in! The group will be upstairs.

Kids Play at the Willow Grove Mall

Willow Grove Park Mall 2500 Moreland Road, Willow Grove, PA, United States

The 3rd Wednesday of the month Visit the Willow Grove Mall for a FREE kids event on the 3rd Wednesday of every month – through Wednesday, October 16th. Kids Play is a program that provides free entertainment and discounts for toddlers and their caretakers. Events include a variety […]

Melted Crayon Jewelry (Grades 6+)

Penn Wynne Library 130 Overbrook Parkway, Wynnewood, PA, United States

Make beautiful necklaces and pendants with melted crayons! For grades 6+. Registration required. When registering for a children’s program, please register each child who is attending separately under the CHILD’S name.

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square 200 N 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Franklin Square! The Festival is open nightly through August 18. The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival illuminates Franklin Square with awe-inspiring, interactive, larger-than-life lanterns during the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival! Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the iconic 200-foot-dragon […]

Narberth Concerts in the Park

Narberth Park 80 Windsor Avenue, Narberth, PA

Get those lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets ready for the Wednesday evening FREE concerts at the Chet Tyson Pavilion in Narberth Park. Back in 2024, beginning June 5! Shows begin at 7 pm. 2024 Lineup: 6/5   The Kennedys 6/12   Tookeny Creek 6/19   Stella Ruze […]

Easttown Summer Concert Series

Hilltop House 570 Beaumont Road, Devon, PA, United States

The Easttown Parks and Recreation Board is pleased to announce the following line-up for this year's Summer Concert Series: JUNE 12 - Brown Sugar | an exciting Rolling Stones tribute band  JUNE 26 - Jeff Krick, Jr. | award-winning Elvis tribute artist *JULY 4 - Uptown Band | one of the country's most versatile acts […]

Wild Kratts: Creature Power!

Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA

The Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! The Exhibit! opens May 31st! Visitors will embark on an adventurous experience focusing on building STEM skills while exploring the natural world. Created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and inspired by the popular PBS children’s series, Wild Kratts: Creature Power! invites you […]

Event Series The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," The Art of the Brick exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the […]

Event Series Museum Explorers

Museum Explorers

Brandywine Museum of Art 1 Hoffmans Mill Road, Chadds Ford, PA, United States

Explore the Brandywine Museum of Art both inside and out this summer through weekly adventures for families. Each Thursday morning from July 11 to August 1, discover new treasures in art and nature on scavenger hunts through the galleries and campus followed by creative art […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a live sloth, […]

Event Series Garden Railway: Dinos!

Garden Railway: Dinos!

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This summer, Morris Arboretum is featuring a brand new exhibition in their popular Garden Railway: Garden Railway: Dinos! Running May 25– September 30. With more than 15 different rail lines running along a third of a mile of track, visitors enjoy a spectacular display of […]

Event Series Books and Blankets

Books and Blankets

Penn Wynne Park 1214 E Manoa Road, Wynnewood, PA

Join Ms. Danielle for silly stories and songs OUTSIDE, at Penn Wynne Playground (NOT AT THE LIBRARY). Weather permitting. Storytime will not be held during rain, snow, freezing weather, or heat advisories.  If unsure, please contact the library. No registration necessary unless you would like […]

Future for Her Camp (July 18 & 19)

Gladwyne Library 362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

A library co-sponsored event designed to put the tools of technology into the hands of middle school girls. Participants will take the lead in creating new ideas and building their own businesses. Students from the Baldwin School non-profit group Future for Her will act as […]

Stroll the Street

Manayunk Main Street Main Street Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Manayunk's Stroll the Street is back — every Thursday in June, July, and August, starting at 5 pm. Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals […]

Family Game Night on Thursdays

Twenty One Pips 24 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA, United States

Join Twenty One Pips every Thursday for Family Game Night! Your ticket (good for up to two adults and four children) includes: Free library passes to play any of our hundreds of games (Normally $7 each) A flatbread of your choice Unlimited soft drinks for […]

Live Music at KOP Town Center

King of Prussia Town Center 155 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA, United States

Join KoP Town Center on the green every Thursday (plus one Tuesday evening), June–October, from 6–8 pm to enjoy local, live entertainment at the Town Center! Performances will be in front of Davio's. Follow them on Facebook for latest updates. Here is the 2024 season […]