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High Five! Main Line Family-Friendly Weekend Events: March 14–15

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

Note to our readers: Due to concerns over COVID-19 coronavirus, many upcoming events have been canceled or postponed. While we have removed those we are aware of, and will continue to monitor those we have included, please be sure to confirm that whatever you want to attend is still happening. And please, stay healthy out there! We’re all in this together. Happy weekend!

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

All Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at LEGOLAND

March 13—17

500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting

 

Families can create themed builds with the Master Model Builder including lucky shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold, take photos beside a special large-scale Pot of Gold LEGO build at the end of the rainbow, and more for holiday family fun. Use the code Lucky50 to get 50 percent off admission from March 13-17!

St. Patrick’s Day Dine at Sesame Place

March 14—15

100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Elmo and Friends as they dance and jig to their favorite Sesame Street songs. Come dressed in your most festive green attire and enjoy a buffet lunch and desserts. Reservations are required, but paid park admission is not required for St. Patrick’s Day Dine.

Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza

January 18—March 22

1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square

 

Embrace the warmth of a lush sanctuary filled with thousands of vibrant, artfully presented orchids from around the world.

Saturday

Parenting Workshop: Converting a Digital Footprint into a College Resume

March 14, 10—11 am

Endeavor Athletic, 40 Coulter Avenue, Suite 160, Ardmore

 

Steven Robertson, CEO of Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs, will share with parents important instructions regarding access to their child’s digital footprint, and helping their child modify and use it as an advantage for college applications.

Family Stay and Play at Kids’ Clubhouse

March 14, 10 am—noon

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

 

Bring the whole family and enjoy a morning of playtime at Kid’s Clubhouse of the Main Line. Donuts and coffee will be provided. Remember to wear socks!

Story and Art: ‘Only One You’

March 14, 11 am—noon

Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne

 

Join Ms. Kim Williams as she reads Only One You by Linda Kranz with you and your children, then partake in a fun, creative, and unique art project about the book. $25 per family; book online.

Holy Child Academy presents ‘Frozen Jr.’

March 14, 1 pm and 7:30 pm

475 Shadeland Avenue, Drexel Hill

 

Holy Child Academy presents its Spring musical Frozen Jr. this weekend! Tickets available online.

Iditarod Dogsled Race Program

March 14, 1—2 pm

Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore

 

Come learn about the famous “Last Great Race” in Alaska and the two dogs, Togo and Balto, who saved a town’s life. Followed by a screening of the family-friendly movie Balto at 2 pm. Pre-register online.

Food Adventures: Sweet and Green

March 14, 1—2 pm

Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media

 

Sample a variety of seasonal leafy vegetables and use them to mix up savory green salads with delicious fruity and cheesy toppings, then make a healthy “green” cake for dessert. Suitable for ages 4 and up. Pre-register online.

Teen Workshop: Copper Twist Forge Ring

March 14, 1—3 pm

Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne

 

In this one-day workshop, teens will learn the basics of working with copper using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques to anneal, forge, solder, form and finish their very own ring. Book online.

Saturday Family Drop-In at Main Line Art Center

March 14, 2—4 pm

746 Panmure Road, Haverford

 

These classes are geared for children (ages 3-10) to attend alongside their guardians. Each class will begin with a tour of Main Line Art Center’s facilities, followed by a story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary weekly, ranging from painting to mixed media, to printmaking. Register online.

Seuss-ology

March 14, 3—3:45 pm

Phoenixville Public Library, 183 Second Ave., Phoenixville

 

This entertaining and educational performance is based on the works of Dr. Seuss and includes stories, trivia, and engaging the audience to rhyme and dance! Online registration requested.

Kids’ Night Out at Color Me Mine

March 14, 6—8:30 pm

Color Me Mine Wayne, 109 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne

 

Drop the kids (age 6 and up) off for a fun night of painting, pizza, and fun while you enjoy an adult night out. This month’s theme is Tye Dye! Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

Sunday

The Art of Science

March 15, 10 am

Main Line Co-Op, 122 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne

 

Little Wonderkin leads unique process-based projects to explore how art and science intersect. For ages 5 and up. Book online.

Kids’ Lucky Shamrock Planting

March 15, 11 am—noon

Terrain, 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills

 

Bring along the little ones to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as they plant a Weck jar filled with lucky shamrocks. Reservations are required. $20 per child; no charge for accompanying adult. Cost includes one shamrock plant, Weck jar, soil, moss, and instruction.

 

 

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