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January 2019

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Monday, January 14

Around the World at Lilypad: Peru
10-11 am
1234 S. Broad St.
Learn about different countries and cultures around the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of children. Programs includes photographs, maps, stories, games, music, movement, sensory, crafts, snacks, and more. This program is presented for children ages of 1-4. Read More
Read & Romp: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr.
10:30-11:30 am
National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St.
Kids ages 2-6 can take part in an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts focused on the legacy of Dr. King. To go along with the book, create “dream clouds” and practice handprint painting to celebrate this great leader. Read More
Guided Meditation For Kids
4:30 pm
Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St.
The library invites kids and teens to come unwind in a darkened room with guided meditation. Read More

Tuesday, January 15

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
Therapy Dog Storytime
10:30 am
Queen Memorial Library, 1201 S. 23rd Street
Bring your family and friends to meet Emily and Konig, a certified therapy dog handler and dog, for a meet-and-greet and storytime. Read More
Warm Winter Tales for Cozy Storytimes
10:30 am
Independence Library
18 S. Seventh Street
Toddlers (age 1-4) will share new picture books and classic stories, cheery sing-alongs, and create an adorable “make and take” craft. Read More
Art Start
10:30-11:30 am
Philly Art Center, 514 Bainbridge Street
Drop-in process-focused studio fun for kids ages 2-3. Read More
Around the World at The Bagel Place: Peru
11-11:45 am
404 Queen St.
Learn about different countries and cultures around the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of children. Programs includes photographs, maps, stories, games, music, movement, sensory, crafts, and more. This program is presented for children ages of 2-5. Read More
Free Kids' Yoga
4 pm
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Children are invited to practice yoga through yoga stories, yoga songs, yoga games, yoga adventures, hands-on mindfulness activities, guided meditation, and more. Have fun, build strength and learn relaxation techniques at this hour-long yoga class for children. Read More
Family Night Slime and Pizza
6:30pm-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, January 16

Wings of Paper Dance Class
6-7 pm (ages 10-15); 7-8 pm (ages 16 and up)
Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion, 8046 Frankford Ave.
Wings of Paper Theater Company will be teaching jazz/modern dance classes-- no experience required. Register online by January 15. Read More
Book Nook Storytime at Reading Terminal Market
This program, in partnership with The Free Library of Philadelphia, is geared towards children ages 3 to 5. Read More
Around the World at Lilypad: Peru
3:30-4:30 pm
1234 S. Broad St.
Learn about different countries and cultures around the world through the eyes, ears, and noses of children. Programs includes photographs, maps, stories, games, music, movement, sensory, crafts, snacks, and more. This program is presented for children ages of 1-4. Read More
Maker Kids: Slime!
4 pm
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine St,
Children ages 7-12 are invited to a slime-making workshop-- they'll even make slime to take home! Read More
Making Comics
4:30 pm
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
This month’s theme is “Magic”. Children of any age can come and create a comic of their own around this theme. Read More
FAFSA Night
5:30 pm
Whitman Library
200 Snyder Ave.
Ask questions and talk about the FAFSA. You’ll even have a chance to complete it with your student and an experienced coach! If you would like to complete your FAFSA with coaches, bring tax returns from 2017 and have student and parent social security numbers. Read More
Sign-Making Workshop
5:30-7:30 pm
Eakins House Gallery, 1727-29 Mount Vernon Street
Heading to the Women's March this weekend? Come make powerful and creative statements that ignite social change. Materials and creative instruction will be provided. Space is limited, so be sure to register for this free workshop in advance. Read More

Thursday, January 17

Barnes Foundation Toddler Time
10 – 10:45am and 11 – 11:45am
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Bring your curious and imaginative toddlers (ages 2-4) to the museum for art-related stories, art making, movement activities, and an introduction to the works in the Barnes collection. Read More
Drop-in Play and Storytime at Philly Art Center
10:30—11:45 am
2501 Olive Street and 514 Bainbridge Street
For babies ages 0-2. Walkers enjoy sensory stations, while floor-bound babies enjoy age appropriate manipulative play. Storytime is at 11 am. No need to sign up, just drop-in for $5 at the door. Read More
Monthly Music Workshop: Walking Piano
11 am
Tacony Library
6742 Torresdale Ave.
Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education presents a hands-on interactive music workshop for children ages 7 and younger. Read More
Kiddo, Me and an Exercise Band
noon
Lilypad, 1234 S. Broad St.
Exercise in South Philly's favorite playspace with your baby and stay for a 0-24 month playgroup afterwards. Class passes available online. Read More
Eyewitness Nature with Bartram’s Garden
4 pm
Queen Memorial Library, 1201 S. 23rd St.
Get up close and personal with nature in this educational workshop led by Bartram’s Garden staff. For school-aged children up to 13 years old. Read More
The Watershed is An Open Book
4:30-6 pm
Mander Recreation Center, 2140 N. 33rd St.
This early literacy program for kids ages 3-8 (and their caregivers) features weekly seasonal themes. Free, but online registration is required. Read More

Friday, January 18

Day-off Camp: Nature Ninjas
8 am-3 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Day-off camp for kids ages 5-12. Pre-register online. Extended care available until 6 pm. Travel silently and unseen through the forest while practicing spatial awareness and navigation skills.  Solve nature puzzles and team challenges, go on a series of adventures, and figure out which other ... Read More
S.T.E.A.M. Powered Drop-Off Day
9 am-3 pm
Water Works, 640 Water Works Drive
Sign your (grade K-3) child up for a fun-filled day of STEAM learning including indoor and outdoor activities to teach about our local watershed, wildlife, and more. Space is limited so sign up ASAP. Read More
Tot Dance Party! at Rutabaga Circle
10 am-noon
Vault + Vine
3507 Midvale Avenue
Meet at Vault + Vine for freestyle dancing from 10 - 11 am, followed by playtime til noon. This is all about moving, laughing, and having fun. No dance skills required! Read More
Kids Explore: Winter Wonderland
10 am-noon
Wissahickon Environmental Center, 300 Northwestern Ave.
Bring the kids out into the forest this winter to discover what is still active during the cold winter months. Ages 6-12. Drop-off optional. Pre-register online. 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
Lilypad Family Happy Hour Playgroup
4:30—6 pm
1234 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
Hang out with other parents and let the kids play—this playgroup is BYOB! Read More
Cake Decorating Workshop: Penguin Pool Party
7-8:30 pm
Ella Vanilla, 7922 Germantown Avenue
Kids ages 9 and older will learn technique to create this super cute cake with cake artist and owner of Ella Vanilla. Cake and buttercream icing provided by Night Kitchen Bakery. Purchase by emailing Noelle@EllaVanilla.com, or by calling (215) 909-9392. Read More

Saturday, January 19

Sunday, January 20

2019 Main Line Parent & Philadelphia Family School & Camp Fair
10 am-1pm
Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St.
The Philadelphia Family and Main Line Parent School & Camp Fair at The Franklin Institute offers the easiest way to learn about the summer camps, activities, and educational programs in your neighborhood and beyond. Get to know these resources on a personal level, and discover ... Read More

Monday, January 21

Tuesday, January 22

Lower School Open House at The Waldorf School of Philadelphia
5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia
6000 Wayne Avenue,
Philadelphia PA 19144
The Lower School at the Waldorf School of Philadelphia follows a timeless curriculum that integrates the sciences and humanities with art and practical activity. Core subjects are taught to allow students the time and opportunity to penetrate each subject thoroughly and with real purpose, developing ... Read More

Wednesday, January 23

Thursday, January 24

Middle School Open House at The Waldorf School of Philadelphia
8:30am - 9:30am
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia
6000 Wayne Avenue,
Philadelphia PA 19144
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia offers a comprehensive liberal arts education - in middle school. It's an uncompromising foundation that will serve your child lifelong; in ninth grade opening doors for admission to Philadelphia's top tier public and private schools, and providing the gift of a ... Read More
Kiddo, Me and an Exercise Band
noon
Lilypad, 1234 S. Broad St.
Exercise in South Philly's favorite playspace with your baby and stay for a 0-24 month playgroup afterwards. Class passes available online. Read More

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Thursday, January 31

Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
10-11 am
2008-2010 Delancey Place
Preschoolers (age 2-4) with a caregiver are invited to the museum for storytime and a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach to discover things that relate to the story. Then, meet in the activity room for hands-on art making activities, creative play, music, and snacks. Read More
February Events

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Friday, February 1

Family Happy Hour at PlayArts
5-7 pm
1241 N. Front Street
Bring your friends and your little ones out for First Friday! It's BYOB, Caviar will be providing the food, and PlayArts' resident DJ will be playing the jams. Drop-in rates apply (adults are free). Read More

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Wednesday, February 13

Stroller Tour at Philadelphia Museum of Art
11 am-noon
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Parents and caregivers with babes in tow are always welcome at the museum, but they make it a bit easier for you with their monthly stroller tours. Read More

Thursday, February 14

Stroller Tour at the Barnes Foundation
10:30—11:15 am
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
Take a 45-minute guided tour and discover ways to look at and appreciate art with little ones in tow. Open to parents and caregivers with babies up to 18 months in a stroller or baby wrap. Note: no double-wide strollers. Read More

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Sunday, February 17

Cirque Mechanics - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels
2:00pm
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
42 feet full of thrills, laughs and excitement. At the heart of every circus, a 42-foot ring promises entertainment like none other. "Intelligently conceived and expertly executed" (The New York Times), this brand new Cirque Mechanics show takes an industrial spin on traditional circus with ... Read More

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March Events

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The Philadelphia Flower Show
10:00am - 9:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

Tuesday, March 5

The Philadelphia Flower Show
10:00am - 9:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

Wednesday, March 6

The Philadelphia Flower Show
10:00am - 9:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

Thursday, March 7

The Philadelphia Flower Show
10:00am - 9:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

Friday, March 8

The Philadelphia Flower Show
10:00am - 9:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

Saturday, March 9

The Philadelphia Flower Show
8:00am - 9:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

Sunday, March 10

The Philadelphia Flower Show
8:00am - 6:00pm
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
The 190th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in ... Read More

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April Events

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May Events

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Wednesday, May 1

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Friday, May 3

Air Play
10:00am
Zellerbach Theatre
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Watch in absolute wonder as umbrellas take flight and gigantic balloons have a mind of their own as Air Play animates airflow, goads gravity and makes buoyant, beautiful and really, really high art out of the very thing we breathe. Read More

Saturday, May 4

Air Play
1:00 pm
Zellerbach Theatre
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Watch in absolute wonder as umbrellas take flight and gigantic balloons have a mind of their own as Air Play animates airflow, goads gravity and makes buoyant, beautiful and really, really high art out of the very thing we breathe. Read More

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