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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week…Virtually! (May 25-31)

Coronavirus cabin fever? We're here to help.

Take some breaks from homeschooling and have some fun at home with our roundup of this week’s virtual activities!

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Virtual Devon Horse Show

Through May 31

 

Out on the Main Line, Memorial Day Weekend always coincides with the Devon Horse Show, a 125-year-old tradition that combines equestrians, family fun, fashion, food, and more. This year, catch the Virtual Devon Horse Show with new content each day posted on social media, limited edition souvenirs for sale, food and cocktail boxes to pickup, and even the signature Ladies Day hat competition (over Zoom, of course). And while we are sad to miss out on those sticky sweet Lemon Sticks this year, it’s not every Devon Horse Show that you can win a prize for Best Quarantine Mask! Read more over at Main Line Parent.

Music Monkey Jungle

Daily at 10 am

 

Join Lori from MMJ every morning on Facebook for singalongs, fun, and playtime.

Free Romp n’ Roll at Home Classes 

Weekdays at 10 am

 

Romp n’ Roll hosts a week of free gym and music classes for toddlers and preschoolers on Facebook Live. On Fridays, it’s baby class!

Pete the Cat Club

Weekdays at 1 pm

 

James Dean reads from his Pete the Cat series and leads a fun video every day on Instagram.

Ballet Instruction with Tiler Peck

Weekdays at 1 pm

 

Tiler Peck, principal dancer at New York City Ballet, is teaching free daily ballet classes every day live on Instagram.

Philly Zoo at 2

Weekdays at 2 pm

 

Explore the zoo, go behind the scenes, talk with experts, and meet some of the zoo’s most amazing creatures every day on Facebook. They’re even gearing up to introduce new babies that haven’t been introduced yet to the public as the series goes on!

The Rock and Roll Playhouse: Live From The Playroom

Weekdays at 3 pm

 

Rock out with free musical livestreams from the New York branch of the Rock and Roll Playhouse concerts you’ve come to love in Ardmore!

Home Safari Facebook Live with the Cincinnati Zoo

Daily at 3 pm

 

Every afternoon, the Cincinnati Zoo will highlight one of their animals and include an activity you can do from home on Facebook Live.

Mac’s Book Club Show with Author Mac Barnett

Weekdays at 3 pm

 

Book reading and discussion every day on the author’s Instagram at 3 pm.

Nightly Met Opera Streams

Daily at 7:30 pm

 

Stream a different opera on the Metropolitan Opera’s website each night!


Monday

Virtual Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations

Like so many things, Memorial Day Weekend looks very different this year due to coronavirus pandemic keeping us home. Yet there are still ways to celebrate and pay tribute from home, even with so many limitations. Here are our picks.

Music Monkey Jungle DIY Music & Movement Lessons

May 25, 9 am

 

Lori will go live every Monday to share mini music, movement, instrument, and dance lessons that you can do with kids (ages 10 and under) in the comfort of your quarantine.

Stories with The Little Mermaid

May 25, 11 am

 

In this free Facebook session, Ariel will read stories, answer questions, sing songs, and more.

Snow Sisters Hangout

May 25, 11 am and noon

 

Sign up for a live, interactive princess Zoom event with Anna and Elsa. Pre-register online at Bowfish Kids.

Storytime with Michelle Obama

May 25, noon

 

That’s right, former First Lady Michelle Obama is brightening up our Mondays with weekly storytimes on PBS Kids’ Facebook page. This week, she’ll be reading two books!

Virtual Messy Monday

May 25, 1 pm

 

The Free Library will post pictures and instructions for fun sensory play with common household items.

Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion Online Talks

May 25, 1 pm

 

Tune in to Facebook Live for fun and educational chats with Trisha, Director of Education at the Insectarium, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Free ZoomDance at Home Class

May 25, 4 pm

 

Dance, music, storytelling, imagination, and fun for ages 2-7. Free; pre-registration required online.

Beginner Food Growing Workshop Series: Container Gardening for Edibles

May 25, 4 pm

 

PHS hosts a free Zoom webinar to teach you how to grow food from home!

Bedtime Stories with Moana

May 25, 4 pm

 

In this free storytime, Moana will read a few stories all the way from the Island of Motunui, and she might even sing a song or two. Tune in on Facebook Live.

Tuesday

Roots with Ruark Live on Zoom

May 26, 9:30 am

 

Kids ages 5 and under can sing, move, and groove with musician Ruark Downey live on Zoom.

Bollywood Dance and Storytime

May 26, 10 am and 3 pm

 

Join a virtual class and storytime with Bollywood Groove that will get you up and moving! Register online for your preferred timeslot.

Virtual Trolls World Tour Mini Camp

May 26, 10 am

 

Your child will explore the world of trolls through dance in this 30-minute Mini Camp. They will learn some choreography, enjoy a read-aloud story, and dance their hearts out! This camp is for ages 4-8. Cost is $25. A Zoom link will be sent upon ticket purchase.

Brickmasters Animation Club

May 26, 10 am

 

Join the library on their YouTube channel each Tuesday for a new video. Learn how to make stop-motion animations!

Settlement Kids: Live

May 26, 10:30 am

 

Keep your kids entertained, engaged, and connected with free music and dance shows brought right to your home by Settlement Music School. Their Playshop, Workshop, and Creative Movement teachers will get you dancing, singing, and smiling on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Virtual Storytime withParkway Central Library

May 26, 10:30 am

 

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-7 and their caregivers. Storytime with a yoga and mindfulness twist! Storytime will be posted on the library’s Instagram (@freelibraryccd).

Ballet Tea Party Dance Class

May 26, 11:15 am

 

Break out your tutus, your tights, or whatever feels best to twirl in, and learn basic ballet positions and movements to work on coordination and balance. For ages 1.5-8. Pre-register online.

Free Story and Singalong with Elsa

May 26, 11:30 am

 

Join the Snow Queen for a free virtual storytime and singalong on Facebook Live.

Angelina Ballerina Storytime

May 26, 11:30 am

 

Join LeRoux School of Dance instructors Miss Taylor and Miss Kelly over Zoom for a virtual storytime and dance class featuring the adventures of Angelina Ballerina.

Recycled Crafting

May 26, noon

 

Learn how to make something new from recyclables! Step-by-step instructions will be posted to Walnut Street West Library’s Facebook.

Fun With Flowers

May 26, 1 pm

 

A ranger from John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge will talk about the important job flowers do, and you can follow along at home with just a  flower and a piece of paper This program will be on Facebook Live and the recorded video will be available after the program.

New Parent Virtual Support Group

May 26, 1 pm

 

Kith + Kin’s new parent support groups are facilitated by trained doulas who help guide the transition into the new role of parenthood. Share stories, ask hard questions, and more. Pay what you can; join on Zoom via Kith + Kin’s website.

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

May 26, 2 pm

 

In this free workshop, learn about and practice bringing a script to life using different acting techniques.

PlayArts Play Loud Afterschool Program

May 26, 2 pm

 

This class is open to kids in grades K-4. This week, it’s a drawing contest! Click “Join Class” on PlayArts’ website when it’s time.

Sing The Songs from ‘The Greatest Showman’

May 26, 2 pm

 

Learn sing and dance to songs from the exciting and uplifting musical The Greatest Showman. This online drop-in class focuses on one song per week. Pre-register online.

Virtual Bilingual Storytime

May 26, 2 pm

 

Join Mr. Pagan from Durham Library on Facebook Live for bilingual storytime with stories in Spanish and English.

Insectarium Creature Feature on Facebook Live

May 26, 2 pm

 

Join the Philadelphia Insectarium for a behind-the-scenes educational lesson with their Director of Living Exhibits.

Live with Carnegie Hall: Musical Explorers for Families

May 26, 2 pm

 

Join New York City–based artists as they introduce children (ages 4–8) to music from around the world in this free event. Gregorio Uribe shares Colombian cumbia, Zulal presents Armenian folk music, and Soul Science Lab showcases hip hop beats and rhymes.

Teen Workshop: Coping with Trauma

May 26, 3 pm

 

High school students are invited to join Shesheena Bray, MS Ed., in learning how to cope with feelings of stress, anxiety, isolation, fear, and uncertainty caused by the pandemic. This free workshop is part of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s program, Processing the Pandemic: A Workshop Series for Teens. Pre-register online.

Little Makers on Facebook Live

May 26, 3:30 pm

 

Join Miss Andrea of Radnor Memorial Library (and her small “coworkers”) on Facebook Live for fun activities based off of popular picture books!

Snapology Mining & Crafting: It’s a Zoo

May 26, 4 pm

 

In this Minecraft-inspired program, kids ages 4-12 will create an epic zoo, worthy of the world’s blockiest creatures. Pre-register online.

Superhero Pretend Adventure Class

May 26, 4:15 pm

 

Little Heroes in Training, or “HIT Squad” will unlock a new themed adventure and develop their super skills and strength using only their imaginations and their bodies! Meanwhile, the class will guide big kids through skill-building challenges that would make any hero proud. This class is action-packed fun for all, and perfect for fighting the afternoon sillies in costume! Pre-register online.

Snapology Online: Villain Lairs

May 26, 6 pm

 

In this LEGO-based class, kids ages 5-14 will create a lair that would scare any person or superhero from entering! Pre-register online.

Storytime with Elsa

May 26, 7 pm

 

Join the Snow Queen for a relaxing storytime over Facebook before bed.

Wednesday

Kids Yoga Online

May 27, 10 am

 

Malvern Public Library hosts a free, online yoga-class for kids! Stretch, bend, and move your bodies while having fun and exercising from home.

PlayMusic Family

May 27, 10:30 am and 4 pm

 

PlayArts takes it online with Ms. Maria! Join a musical adventure right in your own living room for ages 4 and under. Through fun and familiar songs, sing, move, and play using simple materials you might have lying around your home. Click “Join Class” on their website when it’s time for class.

Wednesdays With Walter

May 27, 10:30 am

 

Do you know Walter, the fish that lives at the West Oak Lane Library?  A librarian will read a story to him each Wednesday, so tune in!

Tots Circus Class

May 27, 10:30 am

 

Kids ages 3-4 can get moving with a free class from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts! Join on Zoom.

Virtual Superhero Storytime: Wonder Woman

May 27, 11 am

 

Join an interactive storytime with Wonder Woman free on Facebook Live.

Barnes Art Adventures

May 27, 11 am

 

Barnes Art Adventures is an interactive educational program for grades 3 and up that encourages students and grownups to move, play, and create while learning about art from home. This week, learn the art of storytelling with Henri Rousseau. Join on the Barnes’ Twitch.tv channel.

InMovement Mini Ninja Class

May 27, 11 am

 

InHomeMovement presents a 30-minute interactive class experience for kids 3-5 years including warmup, movement activities, hand-eye coordination challenges, games, and more designed to bring out your preschooler’s inner Ninja warrior! Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

Kids’ Yoga (Ages 5-8)

May 27, 11 am

 

Mama’s Wellness Joint moves online with Kids’ Yoga for ages 5-8. Pre-register online.

Free Hula Hoop Class from Philly Circus School

May 27, noon

 

Kids ages 5 and up can learn circus skills in a free virtual class from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts! Join on Zoom.

Virtual Fairy Gardening with Tinkerbell

May 27, noon

 

Join Tinkerbell in Pixie Hollow for some fun fairy gardening in this free Facebook session. Have your own seeds, pot, soil, and water ready to follow along. She may also read a story or sing a song.

Parent and Child Preschool Snapology Class: Dinosaurs

May 27, noon

 

Parents and kids ages 3-5 will learn about dinosaurs and build some using LEGO or DUPLO blocks. Pre-register online.

Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion Online Talks

May 27, 1 pm

 

Tune in to Facebook Live for fun and educational chats with Trisha, Director of Education at the Insectarium, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Online Kids’ Yoga Storytime and Lesson on Facebook Live

May 27, 1 pm

 

Join kids’ yoga expert and author Teresa Power for a live, interactive storytime, plus easy, fun yoga moves and games!

Preschool Explorers on Facebook Live

May 27, 1:30 pm

 

Media-Upper Providence Free Library shares stories and activities for ages 3-5.

Snapology Online: Traffic

May 27, 2 pm

 

Kids ages 5-14 will use LEGO to create an effective means of transportation to get around a large city and then consider how much noise their design will make. Pre-register online.

Sing the Songs of ‘Descendants’

May 27, 2 pm

 

Join this class via Zoom and learn choreography and songs from Disney’s Descendants. Pre-register online.

Free Kids’ Cooking Class: Crispy Smashed Potatoes

May 27, 2 pm

 

Pre-register online for this free cooking class by Freshmade. Learn to make potatoes with toppings and aioli from scratch.

#FranklinOutside Scavenger Hunt

May 27, 3 pm

 

Grab your binoculars and join the Franklin Institute’s Environmental Scientist, Dr. Rachel Valletta, on an outdoor scavenger hunt via Facebook Live. What nature can you spot? Discover something surprising, snap a photo, and explore the world around you, all while appreciating the nurturing power of nature.

Harry Potter Potions Science

May 27, 3:30 pm

 

Take classes in Potions and Transfiguration to make things that bubble and fizz before your eyes using easy-to-find ingredients from home. Pre-register online.

Free Cooking Workshop with Gladwyne Montessori

May 27, 3:45 pm

 

Join Gladwyne Montessori Head of School Carrie Kries for a playful cooking class, geared towards children and adults of all ages. This week, Ms. Carrie will make Mini Apple Hand-Pies. Feel free to just watch or gather your own ingredients and bake right along with her!

#ConcertsForKids: Grace McLean

May 27, 4 pm

 

For family audiences, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is teaming up with kids’ music artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight from their homes to yours.

Snapology Mining & Crafting: Mob Building

May 27, 4 pm

 

Snapology hosts a Minecraft themed LEGO class for ages 4-12. Pre-register online.

Free ZoomDance Class

May 27, 4 pm

 

Dance, music, storytelling, imagination, and fun for ages 2-7. Free; pre-registration required online.

Kids’ Circus Class

May 27, 4:15 pm

 

Kids ages 5-7 can get moving with a free class from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts! Join on Zoom.

Juggling Class

May 27, 5 pm

 

Kids ages 8 and up can learn juggling in a free virtual class from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts! Join on Zoom.

Snapology Online: Superhero Lab

May 27, 6 pm

 

Snapology hosts an online LEGO class for ages 5-14 via Zoom. Pre-register and pay online; space is limited.

Mindful Wednesdays with Ms. Becky

May 27, 6:30 pm

 

Join Parkway Central Library’s Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories for a children’s mindfulness activity with Ms. Becky. Activities will include mindful writing prompts, read-alouds, music & movement, and more before bed.

Bedtime Stories with Rapunzel

May 27, 7 pm

 

Join the “Lantern Princess” on Facebook Live for a free story session before bed.

Thursday

Kids’ Cooking Class: Appledillas

May 28, 10 am

 

In this class, your child will chop up apples and any greens that they like, grate some cheese, assemble their appledillas for the oven. Pre-register online.

InMovement Ninja Class

May 28, 10:30 am

 

InHomeMovement presents a 45-minute interactive class experience for kids K – 8th grade! This super fun training session includes cardio and strength training, karate basics, hand-eye coordination challenges, focus-building activities, and games! Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

Settlement Kids: Live

May 28, 10:30 am

 

Keep your kids entertained, engaged, and connected with free music and dance shows brought right to your home by Settlement Music School. Their Playshop, Workshop, and Creative Movement teachers will get you dancing, singing, and smiling on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

PlayArts Movement Lab

May 28, 10:30 am (ages 4 and under); 2 pm (grades K-3)

 

Join Ms. Margot on an exploration of basic movement and dance concepts. You’ll need some space to move around, and lots of energy. Join the free class on the PlayArts website.

Free ZoomDance Class

May 28, 11 am

 

Dance, music, storytelling, imagination, and fun for ages 2-7. Free; pre-registration required online.

Virtual Doodle Session with Illustrator Gene Barretta

May 28, 11:30 am

 

Award-winning children’s book author/illustrator Gene Barretta wants to draw with you! Get your paper and pencils ready and join us for a Facebook Live event on the Brandywine River Museum of Art’s page to doodle with Gene Barretta.

What is the Buzz with Pollinators?

May 28, 1 pm

 

Join Ranger Bri from John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge to discover just what pollination is all about and meet the unique creatures known as pollinators.

Snapology Online: Fun with Helicopters

May 28, 2 pm

 

Students will learn engineering concepts in this LEGO-based class. For ages 5-14. Pre-register online.

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom: Mask Making

May 28, 2 pm

 

In this free workshop, create your own unique, three-dimensional mask from recyclable materials.

Online Storytime with PlayArts

May 28, 4 pm

 

Grab a blanket and get cozy, it’s storytime! Join Ms. Krista as she takes your little ones on a literary adventure.

Snapology Mining & Crafting: Into the Nether

May 28, 4 pm

 

Snapology hosts a Minecraft themed LEGO class for ages 4-12. Pre-register online.

Virtual Thursday Crafternoon

May 28, 4 pm

 

The Free Library will post a video every Thursday on their social media pages for Thursday Crafternoons! Miss Mary will share a story and then talk about a craft that relates.

ZoomBallet

May 28, 4 pm

 

An engaging, active, adventurous beginner ballet class to help young dancers discover the joy in dancing. Kids ages 4-8 will work on ballet moves in a less rigid format than standard ballet classes. Costumes are encouraged but no specific attire is necessary. Pre-register online; $10 per class.

Kiddo and Me Zoom Workout

May 28, 4:30 pm

 

Be Well With Beth’s classes give parents a full-body strength and flexibility workout using body weight, bands (or whatever you have laying around), and even your little one as resistance. Come for a great work out, stay for the play, social time, and conversation with other parents and kids! Plus, stay online at the end for an additional 15 minutes to discuss nutrition and meal planning with Beth, who is also a registered dietitian nutritionist!

Stretch and De-Stress for Tweens

May 28, 5:30 pm

 

Yoga@Play will help tweens work to get stronger physically and mentally through yoga movement, breathing, and yoga games in a non-competitive environment. There will also be time built in for the kids to connect and share via Zoom throughout the class. Kids will be provided fun activities and ideas to use outside the class in order to stay strong and calm during these uncertain times. Pre-register online.

Snapology Online: How to Trap a Villain

May 28, 6 pm

 

Using LEGO bricks and your imagination, can you design a villain trap? For ages 5-14. Pre-register online.

Robot Building Party for Girls

May 28, 7 pm

 

Use simple materials to create inventive robots together. Plus, all families will leave with instructions to make automated robots at home. Free; register online.

Franklin Institute’s Night Skies at Home

May 28, 7:45 pm

 

The Franklin Institute’s Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts invites stargazers of all ages to step outside and join him for the first in a series of night sky tours from home– no telescopes needed!

Bedtime Stories with Snow White

May 28, 8 pm

 

Join Snow White on Facebook Live for a free storytime before bed.

Friday

Virtual Music and Movement with Ms. Naomi

May 29, 8:30 am

 

Enjoy songs, dancing, and fun exploring rhythm and movement on Parkway Central Library’s Facebook Live. The program will remain online for 24 hours after the event.

Storytime with Anna

May 29, 10 am

 

Take a break from school for free stories and songs with Anna from Frozen on Facebook Live.

Romp n’ Roll at Baby Gym Class

May 29, 10 am

 

A free Facebook Live Romp n’ Roll at Home class designed just for babies 3 months – 18 months. All you need is a chair, a pillow, and 3-4 small baby toys.

Friday PreK Parent/Child Gym Class

May 29, 10 am

 

Join your preschoolers (age 3-5) in a 30-minute fun and interactive workout with InMovement. Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

Tots Circus Class

May 27, 10:30 am

 

Kids ages 3-4 can get moving with a free class from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts! Join on Zoom.

PlayMusic Family

May 29, 10:30 am and 4 pm

 

PlayArts takes it online with Ms. Maria! Join a musical adventure right in your own living room for ages 4 and under. Through fun and familiar songs, sing, move, and play using simple materials you might have lying around your home. Click “Join Class” on their website when it’s time for class.

Virtual Science Fun with Mr. Peter

May 29, 11 am

 

Librarian Peter will lead a science lesson for school-aged children encouraging discussion and participation. The event will be a videoconference during which participants will be encouraged to ask questions and make comments. Free; pre-register online.

Roots with Ruark Live on Zoom

May 29, 11 am

 

Kids ages 5 and under can sing, move, and groove with musician Ruark Downey live on Zoom.

Live Puppet Show with WonderSpark Puppets

May 29, 11 am

 

WonderSpark—a New York based mobile children’s theater—will be livestreaming one of their favorite puppet shows on Facebook!

Juggling Class

May 29, 11:15 am

 

Kids ages 8 and up can learn juggling in a free virtual class from Philadelphia School of Circus Arts! Join on Zoom.

Parent and Child Snapology: ABCs & 123s

May 29, noon

 

Kids ages 3-5 and their parents will have fun in this preschool-level LEGO class. Pre-register online and join via Zoom.

Facebook Live with Iron Man

May 29, noon

 

Join Iron Man and his special Agent M. for some stories, superhero training, and a marvelous craft in this free Facebook session.

Rhythm Babies Online!

May 29, noon

 

Join Rhythm Babies owner Julie for an interactive music class from the comfort of your own home. Julie loves incorporating hand signs, pictures, puppets, and rhythm instruments into her lesson plans. This lesson is for all ages 4 months-5 years. Pre-register online.

Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion Online Talks

May 29, 1 pm

 

Tune in to Facebook Live for fun and educational chats with Trisha, Director of Education at the Insectarium, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

May 29, 2 pm

 

In this free workshop, Lincoln Center brings creative art-making using simple materials found at home.

Snapology Online: Medieval Transportation

May 29, 2 pm

 

Learn how people moved around the kingdoms in medieval times without cars, trucks, buses, airplanes, or trains to get them where they needed to be. Then, design your own form of transportation for this special time in history. For ages 5-12. Pre-register online.

Kids’ Cooking Class: DIY Tortilla Chips & Guacamole

May 29, 2 pm

 

In this class, your child will mash up avocado, learn how to season it, and make homemade spiced tortilla chips to go with it. Pre-register and pay online.

Kensington Library Minecraft Club

May 29, 3–5:30 pm

 

For ages 8 and up. Up to eight players can play together on Kensington Library’s Minecraft Realm. For login details and Realm access contact the Kensington Neighborhood Library at underhilla@freelibrary.org

Snapology Mining & Crafting: Map Making

May 29, 4 pm

 

Snapology hosts a Minecraft themed LEGO class for ages 4-12. Pre-register online.

Snapology Online: Science of Superpowers

May 29, 6 pm

 

Students will explore the importance of DNA and how a slight change in your DNA can change everything about the way you interact with the world. Have fun creating the Hulk…and transforming him. For ages 5-12. Pre-register online.

Sleeping Beauty PJ Party

May 29, 6 pm

 

Get ready for bed with Sleeping Beauty! Pre-register online with Bowfish Kids.

Portside Art Center’s Virtual Family Art Night

May 29, 6:30 pm

 

Parents and children will work together on a collaborative art project using simple art materials all while creating in the comfort of their own homes. Pre-register online.

Bedtime Stories with Ms. Kate

May 29, 6:30 pm

 

Children 0-11 are invited to join Ms. Kate live from her home in South Philly for bedtime storytime! Ms. Kate will sing songs and read bedtime stories with her son, her stuffed animal friends, and her cat, Yuki!

Unicorn Princess Storytime

May 29, 6:30 pm

 

Join the Unicorn Princess for a free Facebook Live storytime before bed.

Weekend Events

Saturday

Virtual Youth Saturday Art Class

May 30, 10 am

 

In this virtual workshop by Portside Arts Center, children will explore a variety of age-appropriate art techniques learning basic 2D and 3D art skills and create a new art project each week. Enroll in one class or a four-class pack.

PlayArts’ Family ArtLab

May 30, 10:30 am

 

Children will explore process-based art-making techniques using basic art supplies, recycled materials, and items on hand at home with Ms. Amanda. This class will emphasize the process of creating art together and learning through fun and easy lessons that are adaptable for all ages. Join class via PlayArts’ website.

Zoom into Science with Radnor Memorial Library

May 30, 10:30 am

 

Join Sally, a retired biology teacher, and her 2 students each Saturday in May for a hands-on science lesson. Each experiment will use items you likely have around the house and is appropriate for children in elementary school.

‘Forte on the Farm’ Mini-Music Time

May 30, 10:30 am

 

Get moving and grooving with all of the animals and tractors down on the farm! Perfect for ages 3-5.

Disney Princess Dance Class

May 30, 10:30 am

 

Little dancers (ages 3-4) will dance to music from Disney princess movies while learning basic steps and dance skills. Pre-register online.

Virtual Pop-Up Princess Party

May 30, noon

 

Join Cinderella, Merida, Moana, and Aurora for a virtual Pop-Up Party including sing-alongs, storytime with Cinderella, a special game with Merida, and an exciting hula dance lesson with Moana. Tickets available online.

Virtual Teen Artist Workshop

May 30, noon

 

This virtual workshop by Portside Arts Center is designed to help teens build a portfolio of work for school or personal use. The workshops will allow students to expand their artistic skill sets as well as to investigate their individuality and unique identities. They will create a new work of art each week. Pre-register online for one class or for a four-class pack.

Free Intro to Martial Arts

May 30, noon

 

Take a karate class with Philly martial artists at Action Karate Mt. Airy. The whole family can learn new skills, improve fitness, and have fun! Free; pre-registration required to get Zoom link.

Animal Crossing Club

May 30, 2—4 pm

 

Join Ms. Emily on Haverford Island and help her recreate HTFL in Animal Crossing on Saturdays from 2—4 pm. Hang out with other library friends, visit the Stop N’ Swap, and more at the virtual library. Bring items to swap with others, and share your item codes to have your art featured in the Art Corner! The day’s Dodo Code will be posted on Instagram and Facebook at 1:50 pm.

Savasana Stories Free Yoga Class

May 30, 4 pm

 

Grab a cozy blanket and a soft place to lay your head as you cuddle up for some guided relaxation and storytime. Free; pre-register online.

Sushi Rolling Virtual Workshop

May 30, 5 pm

 

Prepare sushi rice, make delicious sauces, and prep sushi ingredients. Learn the techniques to prepare and roll perfect sushi rolls, dip them in soy sauce and wasabi to enjoy homemade sushi. Pre-register online to hold your spot.

Superhero Zoom Party

May 30, 6:45 pm

 

Join a Zoom party with Spider-Man, Batman, and Supergirl. Email to reserve your spot.


Sunday

Stories and Songs with PlayArts

May 31, 10:30 am

 

Grab your shakers and get ready for your favorite children’s stories and songs in one class! Mr. Jesse will read some fun books and lead you in singing a few songs that incorporate themes taken from the stories you will hear.

Spring Crafts Sundays with the Free Library

May 31, 10:30 am

 

Check out Parkway Central Library’s social media platforms to follow step-by-step instructions on creating a fun and easy springtime craft.

#ConcertsForKids: 123 Andrés

May 31, 11 am

 

For family audiences, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is teaming up with kids’ music artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight from their homes to yours. 123 Andrés, the husband-and-wife team of Andrés and Christina, is a Latin Grammy-winning duo with a lively show that gets families singing and dancing. Enjoy a joyful set of their signature songs in Spanish and English in this free concert.

The Rock and Roll Playhouse: Live From The Playroom

May 31, 11 am

 

Rock out with free musical livestream from the New York branch of the Rock and Roll Playhouse concerts you’ve come to love in Ardmore!

Virtual Sundays with PopUpPlay: Slime!

May 31, 11:30 am

 

Experience the ultimate virtual Sunday Funday with PopUpPlay and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. This week, make slime! This free live session will be facilitated via Zoom, and pre-registration is required to hold your spot.

Little Mermaid Party

May 31, 1 pm

 

Join the mermaid princess and her special crabby friend for an hour of singing, games, storytime, and questions. Pre-registration required in advance.

The Yo-Yo Mo Show with Mo Willems & Yo-Yo Ma

May 31, 5 pm

 

Learners of all ages are invited to grab some paper and something to draw with, and join author/illustrator Mo Willems and cellist Yo-Yo Ma to explore ways in which different art forms can inspire each other.

Chillin’ Like a Villain Dance Lesson

May 31, 6 pm

 

Evie and Mal will teach a virtual dance lesson using choreography from the Descendants movies. Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

 

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  • Kara May 31, 2020

    This was SO very helpful. Thank you so much for putting this together!

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