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Mother’s Day Events and Brunches on the Main Line

Celebrate Mom (and you!) with these special events around town.

Mother’s Day is coming up, and whether you want to celebrate the mothers in your life or enjoy some quality time with your kids, there are so many ways to celebrate. From brunch to crafting and much more, here are some special events around town to make your day memorable.

Mother’s Day Art Workshop: Fruity Flower Pots

May 4, 1—2:30 pm

Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne


Using kiln-fired clay, children and their adult guest will work collaboratively to create unique spring flower pots. Works will be fired at Wayne Art Center and ready for pick up in approximately two weeks. Recommended for participants ages 6 and older. Tickets available online.

Mother and Me: Jewelry Workshop

May 4, 2—4 pm

Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne


Celebrate Mother’s Day early and create a memory (and gift) that will last a lifetime! Ms. Kate Hochner teaches participants you how to form pretty flowers and leaves using polymer clay, then how to fashion a unique necklace. Tickets available online.

Mommy and Me Braiding Class

May 4 and 10

Sweet and Sassy, 250 Plaza Drive Providence Town Center, Collegeville


Learn all different kinds of braiding together in this fun bonding opportunity. Reserve your spot online.

Tyler Arboretum Little Chefs

May 8, 10 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2 pm

515 Painter Road, Media


Kids will bake some fun cookies for Mom, using fresh, edible flowers. They’ll also and make teabags! Thematic content and cooking tasks will be best suited to kids ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Pre-register online.

Mother and Father’s Day Craft at Gladwyne Library

May 8, 4 —5 pm

362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne


Kids will make a Mother’s Day gift and card, plus a Father’s Day gift for Dad. The gift is a surprise! Register online.

Mother’s Day PJ Storytime and Craft

May 8, 5:30—7 pm

Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd


Kids are invited to wear their pajamas and bring their loveys to celebrate mom with stories and a craft.

Llama Llama I Love Mama

May 9, 11:15 am–noon

Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford


Read some ‘Llama Llama’ stories and finish up with an extra special craft for extra special mamas. Recommended for ages 2-5 years with caregiver, online registration required.

Card Making for Mother’s Day at Middletown Free Library

May 10, 10 am — 8 pm

21 N. Pennell Road, Media


All day long in the library, drop in where there will be arts and crafts supplies for kids and their caregivers to come and make Mother’s Day cards for all those special moms, grandmas, aunts, and mothering adults in their lives.

Mother’s Day Stories and Craft

May 10, 11—11:45 am

Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St., Media


Kids ages 5 and under can drop in for this special Family Fun Friday event to get ready for Mother’s Day.

Run the Vineyards: Mother’s Day 5K

May 11 and 12

Penns Woods Winery, 124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford


Race through the beautiful Vineyard trails, leading back to some world-class wine and live music. Kids can participate too, with a fun run at 10 am. Register online.

Mother’s Day Weekend at Longwood Gardens

May 11—12

1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square


Spend time in the gardens, enjoy live music in the beer garden, take in a spectacular illuminated fountain show, and more. Timed tickets are recommended.

Mommy and Me Mother’s Day Fun at Sweet and Sassy

May 11, 12:30—2 pm

50 Plaza Drive Providence Town Center, Collegeville


Enjoy snacks, mom and daughter makeovers, dancing, a mom-daughter runway show, keepsake photo, and more! Reserve your spot online.

Mother’s Day Fishing at Linvilla Orchards

May 12, 8 am– 4 pm

137 W. Knowlton Road, Media


Mothers fish for free at Linvilla’s Orchard Lake with paid child’s admission.

Mother’s Day Yoga and Mimosas

May 12, 9:30 am—noon

Lulu’s Casita West Chester, 109 N. High St., West Chester


Namaste at Lulu’s this Mother’s Day. Enjoy a light breakfast, craft, photo booth, and yoga for you and your little one. RSVP to luluscasitawestchester@gmail.com; $20 per child.

Muffins for Mums

May 12, 10 am—noon

Chatter Splatter, 1030 Conshohocken Rd., Conshohocken


Enjoy muffins and drinks while your kids play, meet Anna and Kristoff from Frozen, and enjoy balloon twisting and face painting. Register online.

Kids’ Crafts for Mom at Terrain

May 12, 11 am — 1 pm

914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills


Bring along the little ones to make a sweet surprise! Reservations are required. $5 per child includes all materials and instruction.

Color Me Mine Mimosas with Mom

May 12, 11 am—12:30 pm and 1—2:30 pm

109 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne


Paint and sip with Mom on Mother’s Day! Includes one mimosa (Sprite/OJ also available) and up to 90 minutes of paint time. Pre-register online.

Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: Beatles for Kids

May 12, 11:45 am

Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore


Using the songs from the most iconic musicians in rock history, the Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience (typically kids ages 3-8 years old) games, movement, stories, and of course an opportunity to rock!


Special Meals

Photograph courtesy of Fleming’s.

Mother’s Day at Fleming’s Steakhouse

May 12

555 E. Lancaster Ave., Suite 10, Radnor


For the person who does the impossible. Treat her to a three-course brunch or an elegant dinner, or both! Fleming’s is opening early at 10 am, so you can celebrate mom all day.

Mother’s Day Tea

May 5, 3—4:30 pm

Greater Plymouth Community Center, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting


Decorate cookies, make candies, and enjoy time together. For ages 2-10 with an adult.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Elmwood Park Zoo

May 11 and 12, 10:30 am and 12:30 pm

1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown


Pick between morning and afternoon all weekend, and enjoy a delicious brunch buffet and a day at the zoo.

Workshop: Mother’s Day Tea Party

May 11, 1 — 4 pm

Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne


In this three-hour workshop, mothers and children will learn about and prepare dishes for a high tea, hear about English table etiquette and experience the diverse blend of flavors, textures, colors and herbs while enjoying a meal together. Pre-registration is required. This is suited for kids ages 4 and up.

Mother’s Day Tea at A Taste of Britain

May 12

503 Lancaster Ave., Wayne


A Taste of Britain presents an elevated version of their afternoon tea including a mimosa and extra special sweets tray.

Mother’s Day El Bruncho at Lulu’s Casita

May 12, 9:30 am — noon

6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore


Enjoy all-you-can-eat food stations, plus coffee and mimosas for the adults, while your kids play in the playspace. RSVP to info@luluscasita.com to join.

Radnor Hotel Mother’s Day Brunch

May 12, 10 am — 4 pm

591 E. Lancaster Ave., St. Davids


A special Champagne Sunday Brunch with magnificent views of the Formal Gardens, live classical piano, and a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet. Call 610-341-3188 to make reservations.

Mother’s Day Brunch and a Movie: ‘The Sound of Music’

May 12, 11 am

Movie Tavern, 110 Bartlett Ave., Exton


Come for a delicious brunch buffet and a screening of The Sound of Music. Reserve your seats online.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Brandywine River Museum

May 12, 9:30 am—1:30 pm

1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd., Chadds Ford


Enjoy an elegant brunch buffet (with a mimosa and bloody Mary bar) with a view, and then take in the museum’s collection of American art. No reservations needed; museum admission is a separate fee.


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Lead photograph provided by Fleming’s Steakhouse.

Contributing Writer



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