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Monday, May 20

Around the World with the Geography Lady at Lilypad: England
10-11 am
1234 S. Broad St.
Kids learn about different countries and cultures around the world through photographs, maps, stories, games, music, movement, sensory, crafts, snacks, and more! This week, it's England, so get ready to build your own Stonehenge and have a play tea party! This program is presented for ... Read More
Mama’s Movin Yoga Class
11:30 am-12:15 pm
Mama's Wellness Joint, 1100 Pine St.
Open to moms with babies – 4-year-olds; this class is for the mamas while the little ones romp around. Read More
Sound Meditation for Children with Luna Maye
4 pm
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Using familiar children's songs, gentle affirmations, and sonic vibrations each child will explore how sound meditation can positively impact their emotional and physical space. Luna Maye's vocal-immersion sound meditation practice helps new and seasoned peace-seekers release tension, improve focus, embrace the power of mindfulness and increase ... Read More
Read With A Dog
4:15 pm
Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave.
School-age kids (age 6-12) are invited to come read independently with Wally, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgment-free space. Read More
Free Community Night at Franklin Institute
5-8 pm
222 N. 20th Street
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at this free educational and fun-filled science night that includes access to the museum and hands-on activities. Onsite registration is required. Read More
Storytime at the Turtle in McMichael Park
6:30-7:30 pm
3299 Midvale Ave.
Friends of McMichael Park host a themed story read around the Turtle with snacks. Best for children ages 2 to 6 years old and siblings are always welcome. Read More

Tuesday, May 21

Music Monkey Jungle Free Session at Reading Terminal Market
10-10:30 am
51 N. 12th St.
Sing, dance, move, and have a rockin’ good time with Music Monkey Jungle. Admission is free and open to the public. Read More
Baby Beatles Musical Story Time
10:30-11 am
Momo's Treehouse, 205 Arch St.
An interactive music class featuring some of your favorite Beatles hits! Sing, dance, move, and groove with talented performers. Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years. Buy tickets online. Read More
Toddler Time at American Swedish Historical Museum
10:30-11:30 am
1900 Pattison Ave.
This month, read 'Mossy' by Jan Brett and then do some "turtletastic" activities. Read More
Intro to Infant Massage
12:45-1:45 pm
Center City Pediatrics, 1740 South Street
During this 60-minute workshop, facilitator Erica Desper will show you proper positioning, walk you through the basic strokes, explain the benefits of each and make sure you leave confident and prepared to make massage part of your routine. Bring a bed-sized pillow to use during ... Read More
Tour 'Our Five Senses'
3-3:45 pm
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.
Take a free curator-led tour of 'Our Five Senses', the first family-friendly, fully-interactive exhibit at the Free Library. While the exhibit is geared for all ages, the suggested minimum age for the tour is 10 years old. Tours are free but tickets are required; register ... Read More
The Urban Landscape And The World Around Us
4 pm
Kingsessing Library, 1201 S. 51st St.
Explore how plants and animals thrive in urban environments and how the city might change after humans. Presented by educators from Bartram's Garden. Read More
Teen Cooking Workshop
4 pm
Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust St.
Teens in grades 7-12 will learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; email hoopese@freelibrary.org or call 215-685-6621. Read More
Pay-What-You-Can Community Music Classes
4:30-5:15 pm
Young Children's Center for the Arts, 929 S. Water St.
45 min of singing, dancing, and playing instruments for children of all ages. No registration required. Suggested donation is $10 per family. Read More
Woofstock: Summer Concert Series
5:30 pm
Seger Dog Park, 1001 Rodman St.
Woofstock is back every Tuesday night at Seger Dog Park for a free performance by local artists, refreshments, and fun. Read More
Family Night Slime and Pizza
6:30-7:45 pm
SplashLab Arts, 3510 Scotts Lane
Enjoy family access to the studio at night. Call to make a reservation by 3 pm Tuesday afternoon, and indicate whether you want dinner delivered for your family. Then show up and have fun getting messy. Read More

Wednesday, May 22

AdventureWoods Open Public Hours
9 am-6 pm
The Secret Garden at Awbury Arboretum, One Awbury Road
This innovative, sustainable, and natural playscape engages children in creative, imaginative, and active discovery. Read More
Drag Queen Storytime at ACLU 100
11:15 am-12:15 pm
23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd St.
As part of the ACLU 100 Experience in Philadelphia, Drag Queen Brittany Lynn will host a free storytime at the event. This exciting and energetic program will celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and kindness. Read More
Dance Out Loud at Lilypad
3:30-4:30 pm
1234 S. Broad St.
An enrichment class for ages 1-3, created by licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Alex McCarraher and Teaching Artist Melissa Widhson, Dance Out Loud combines dance, rhythm, sequencing, and language enrichment strategies to develop and strengthen verbal and nonverbal skills. Drop-ins welcome. Read More
Monster Plants
4 pm
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.
Learn about exotic jungle plants and make your own jungle plant craft to take home. Read More
Pajama Storytime
6 pm
Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St.
Get your pajamas on and dance, wiggle, and sing along in a fun storytime for young independent movers. For babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Read More

Thursday, May 23

Toddler Yoga at Kith + Kin
10-10:45 am
3060 W. Jefferson St.
Toddler Yoga is a fun, energetic and engaging way for parents to connect with their young children (ages 2-4) through yoga poses. Toddlers will learn poses while parents help guide the little ones towards focus, leading by example with their own participation. Drop-ins welcome. Read More
2019 Young People's Concert Series: Hairspray
10 am-12:30 pm
The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.
In partnership with The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and performed by students of Upper Darby High School, the Mann Center will present the musical Hairspray to kick off the Young People's Concert Series. This event is presented free of charge and is recommended for ... Read More
Free Family Fishing Night at John Heinz
4-7 pm
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.
The PA Fish and Boat Commission's Gaun First Catch Center staff will be out to assist with instruction and equipment. No registration or experience necessary. Read More
Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids
4:45 pm
Andorra Library, 705 East Cathedral Road
Kids in grades K-12 can come every week for a free yoga and mindfulness session at Andorra Library. Plan to wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. Kids only! Read More
Drag Storytime at Mister John's Music
5-5:45 pm
904 S. Ninth St.
Maria TopCatt is back at Mister John's Music for stories, lipsyncing dance parties, catwalk time, and togetherness! Tickets available online. Read More

Friday, May 24

Signing Storytime with Expressive Hands
10-10:30 am
Kith + Kin, 3060 W. Jefferson St.
Signing storytimes are a great way for you and your child to learn ASL vocabulary as you play, sing, and sign along. For ages 5 and under. $10 drop-in. Read More
Baby Bird Playdate at Philadelphia Museum of Art
10:15 am
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Play at the museum with your little ones and enjoy music, art making, and gallery walks.​ For toddlers and their grownups. Read More
Pandora's Garden: Nature Storytime
10:30 am
Lovett Memorial Library, 6945 Germantown Ave.
Hear nature-based songs and stories, then go on a scavenger hunt and explore and play with natural materials. For children ages 8 months to 5 years old, accompanied by a adult caregiver. Read More
UNIVESTIVAL at SSHP
11 am-11 pm
Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Blvd.
Kick off summer (and all of the Waterfront attractions beginning their all-week-long hours) with three full days of entertainment, activities, and more. Runs from May 24-26. Read More
Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest and Spruce Street Harbor Park
1-11 pm
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Our summertime playground returns with skating, rides, food, games, and much more! Read More
Art Workshop: Crash Glass Painting and Mosaic
1:45-4:15 pm
Sue's Art Class, 2119 Spruce St.
Paint your image and use broken tempered glass to add texture. For ages 6 and up. Pre-register online. Read More
Air Dry Clay Workshop: Explore the Universe with Clay
3 pm
West Oak Lane Library, 2000 E. Washington Lane
This workshop for school-age kids will begin with a storytime focused on the book, 'Serena Sees Her Footprints on the Moon,' by Sean Reed. Participants will then create an object to represent themselves - something that would help describe who they are if they were ... Read More
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3 pm
Charles Santore Library, 932 S. Seventh St.
Miss Becca will show different work by an artist and allow children to use different media to make art of their own. All ages welcome. Read More
School District of Philadelphia's End of Year Family Celebration
4:30-7:30 pm
440 N. Broad St.
Celebrate the end of the school year with an annual celebration with kids' yoga, a puppet theater performance, facepainting, kid-friendly workshops, a summer resource vendor fair, raffles, free books for summer reading, and more. Read More
Paw Patrol Skate Party
5-10 pm
Rolling Thunder Skate Center, 7017 Roosevelt Blvd.
Kick off Memorial Day Weeeknd by skating with Chase and Marshall! Read More
Philly Slam League Championships
6 pm
Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St.
For four months, the Philly Slam League has hosted slam poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a grueling and rewarding weekly competition. At PSL championships, the top teams will compete to bring home the title. Reserve tickets online. Read More
School of Pennsylvania Ballet presents ‘Sleeping Beauty’
7 pm
Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St.
Over 160 students from ages 3 to 19 from The School of Pennsylvania Ballet will bring the magical Tchaikovsky ballet Sleeping Beauty to life in its year-end performances. Tickets available online. Read More
Family Outdoor Movie Night: 'Hotel Transylvania 3'
8:30-10:30 pm
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Bring your own blanket and enjoy a free screening of a family-friendly film. Visit the free refreshment stand to grab some popcorn and lemonade to enjoy while you watch the movie or bring a picnic. An all-ages bike fleet will be available one hour prior ... Read More

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Roxborough Pocket Park First Friday
5-8 pm
6170 Ridge Ave.
Pocket Park events will bring the community together for family fun on Ridge Avenue every first Friday. Read More

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Summer Jam! A week of play, awesome songs and more!
9:30 am , 10:30 am, 12:30 pm & 2:00 pm
Two locations:
Trinity Center for Urban Life - 22nd and Spruce Streets
Enchanted Music Together @ 701 South 9th Street
[https://enchantedmusictogether.com/index.htm] Our summer Jam session is a week full of movement, play, language development, creativity, social & emotional skills, community building and more! Come join us! Each class is 45 min Monday - Friday. Everyone has so much fun that you are surprised that it ... Read More

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Theatre Exile presents Whisper's Gone by MJ Kaufman
11 am and 5 pm
Hawthorne Park, 1200 Catherine St.
Bring a blanket, picnic, and loved one to attend a “Whisper’s Gone” performance at a neighborhood park near you. The family-friendly show is 55-minutes long and free to attend. This comedic and heartwarming story of a 9-year-old girl touches on family dynamics, divorce, growing up ... Read More

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Summer Jam! A week of play, awesome songs and more!
9:30 am , 10:30 am, 12:30 pm & 2:00 pm
Enchanted Music Together @ 701 South 9th Street
[https://enchantedmusictogether.com/index.htm] Our summer Jam session is a week full of movement, play, language development, creativity, social & emotional skills, community building and more! Come join us! Each class is 45 min Monday - Friday. Everyone has so much fun that you are surprised that it ... Read More

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