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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week (October 19-25)

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Have some fun with our roundup of this week’s in-person and virtual activities!

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Don’t miss out on Reopening Guides for Philly and the Main Line to see what is happening in real life! Plus:

Spooky Mini Golf at Franklin Square

October 1—31, 6—9 pm

Franklin Square, 200 N. Sixth St.

 

Franklin Square’s Philly-themed mini golf is transformed into spooky fun for the Halloween season with fog, lights, music, and surprises! Updated with COVID-related safety standards, masks are required and social distancing is enforced. While you’re there, the Franklin Square Fountain runs shows every 30 minutes with synchronized lights and music.

Linvilla Orchards Pumpkinland and Hayrides

Through November 1

137 West Knowlton Road, Media

 

A fall trip to Linvilla’s Pumpkinland is a tradition for so many families—from giant displays of pumpkins to hayrides to corn mazes to barnyard animals, and so much more. Don’t miss the not-so-scary hayride to the friendly Witch’s House! To manage crowds and ensure social distancing, timed tickets for Autumn Moon, Harvest, and Witch’s Hayrides are required to be purchased in advance. You can also reserve a private hayride just for your family.

Chestnut Hill Night of Lights

October 9-25, 7 pm

Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill

 

This year’s Night of Lights will take the form of an extended public art installation activating Germantown Avenue and transforming Chestnut Hill’s familiar main street into an interactive exhibition of local history and architecture. Over two and half weeks in October, historical images and films from the Conservancy’s Archives will be projected through storefront windows along Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike, while neighboring historic buildings will be illuminated with colored lights. An expanded virtual experience—accessible on-site and at home—will allow for socially distanced explorations of community history, while offering a platform for the attendees to share their own stories.

‘The Presidents’ at the Franklin Institute

Through January 3, 2021

Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

 

Get up close and personal with life-size wax figures from Madame Tussauds, including every American president (yes, all 45 of them), plus additional historical figures including Ben Franklin, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Michelle Obama!

Morris Arboretum Scarecrow Walk and Design Contest

October 3-November 1

Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave.

 

Morris Arboretum’s Scarecrow Design Contest is back for the 13th year with the 2020 theme, “Fairy Tale ‘Crows.” The creative scarecrows will be on display throughout the Arboretum, and visitors will vote for their favorite scarecrow online to determine the winners!

Riverbend’s ShiverQuest Scavenger Hunt

October 17–31

1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne

 

Instead of their annual Shiverfest celebration, Riverbend came up with a family-friendly way to enjoy the fun of their signature Halloween event in your own home and safely at the environmental center this year.  Purchase a ShiverQuest Investigator Kit (on sale now), filled with games, activities, and cool tools that can be used at home and in your own backyard. The kits also contain instructions on how to download an app and participate in a self-guided scavenger hunt at Riverbend that starts on October 17–look for clues, and beat challenges as a family to solve the mystery. Participants of the scavenger hunt will be entered to win a week of Riverbend Summer Camp for the 2021 summer season.

Paleopalooza (Online) at Academy of Natural Sciences

October 17-25

 

Plug into the world of dinosaurs and other ancient creatures with a week of online events. Download new dinosaur activities and watch exclusive videos, tune in to talk with real scientists, learn about fossils from all over the world, and see specimens from the Academy’s behind-the-scenes collections. And be sure to tune into the museum’s Facebook live every day at 1 pm for The Daily Bone.


Monday

Free Online ‘From Head to Toe’ Kids Yoga

October 19, 10 am

 

Kula Yoga Kids hosts a free yoga class for ages 2-6. Pre-register online.

PlayArts’ PlayMusic Plus

October 19, 10:30 am

 

Each Monday PlayArts will introduce the theme of the week through song, dance, and play. So grab your musical instruments and materials (listed in event) to join! Register to get access to the class.

Our City, Your Orchestra: Harriett’s Bookshop

October 19, 7 pm

 

Our City, Your Orchestra is a series of free online concerts performed by small ensembles, recorded without audiences at Black-owned businesses and iconic cultural locations throughout the region. This week’s free virtual performance by the Philadelphia Orchestra streams online from Harriet’s Bookshop. Join on Facebook or the Philadelphia Orchestra’s website.


Tuesday

Spanish Storytime

October 20, 9:30 am

 

Sing songs, play a game, and read a book in Spanish with Spanish Exploradores. Free on Facebook Live.

Kids Yoga Adventures with Jitterbugs (Ages 2-12)

October 20, 10 am

 

Join Ms. Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement, as she takes you on a yoga storytelling adventure which consists of a warm-up, adventure, and relaxation. During the story, children will work on 20-25 yoga postures. Registration required online.  An email with the password and Zoom link will be sent on the day before the program.

Halloween Themed Music with Ms. Jill

October 20, 10:15 am

 

Music with Miss Jill is a free interactive music program for toddlers through Kindergarten. Weekly activities consist of songs, fingerplays, props, musical games, and puppets. This week, the theme is Halloween! Pre-register online.

Kiddo and Me Zoom Workout

October 20, 11 am

 

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!

At-Home Anthro: Map Making and Meaning

October 20, 1 pm

 

School-age kids will learn about maps with the Penn Museum, then practice their hand as a cartographer by designing a map of their own that celebrates their community or favorite space. Free; pre-register online.

New Parent Virtual Support Group

October 20, 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.

Virtual Halloween Crafternoon

October 20, 2 pm

 

Children and grown-ups ages 5 and up are invited to join Miss Echo on Facebook Live for a paper lantern tutorial just in time for Halloween!

Exploring Music and Food: Indian Edition

October 20, 2 pm

 

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia online for a family-friendly mindful cooking class. The Culinary Literacy Center’s Kitchen Manager, Naquawna, will teach you how to prepare Red Dahl with Basmati Rice, have a brief discussion on the history and culture of New Delhi, India, and show you how cooking can be a meditative practice.

Civics 101 for Girls Webinar

October 20, 4:30 pm

 

The Girls in Politics initiative introduces girls ages 10 to 15 the structure of the United States government, the state and federal electoral systems, and the ways that girls can become civically engaged in their communities. Pre-registration required online.

In Person: Sesame Place’s Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru

Tuesdays and Wednesdays in October, 6-9 pm

Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne

 

The all-new Not-Too Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru is your first-ever chance to experience Halloween at Sesame Place from the comfort of your vehicle! This family-friendly, Halloween-themed experience includes a special soundtrack, festive décor, millions of lights, and everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume on their Halloween-themed floats! As you exit the park, each child will receive a bag of treats. Pre-registration required online.

Pajama Storytime with Haverford Township Free Library

October 20, 7 pm

 

Grab your jammies and a special friend and get ready for some stories before bed! Join free on Facebook.

In PersonHalloween Movie Night at McShea’s

October 20, 7 pm

242 Haverford Ave., Narberth

 

Enjoy Beetlejuice in the beer garden! Snacks and drinks available on site.

A Little Bit of Hocus Pocus

October 20, 7:15 pm

 

Join a Sanderson Sister for a free online storytime, create a bubbling cauldron, and sing along! Supplies for making blow paint monsters are listed on the Facebook event page, so get ready and follow along for some messy fun!


Wednesday

In PersonRoots with Ruark Outdoor Jam with Kith + Kin

October 21, 10:15 am

Smith Memorial Playground, 3500 Reservoir Dr.

 

Join Roots with Ruark at Smith Memorial Playground for an outdoor music class full of energy and excitement for ages 0-5. Ruark will provide individual, sanitized prop bags consisting of egg shakers, a scarf, a streamer, and a few kiddie instruments, but feel free to bring your own. Pre-registration is required online.

Descendants Dance Class: Chillin’ Like a Villain

October 21, 1 pm

 

In this 30-minute beginner level online dance class students will learn cardio, technique, and a small section of a dance inspired by Disney’s Descendants. Pre-register online.

Creating Space: A Feeding and Parenting Support Group for Black, Indigenous, People of Color

October 21, 2 pm

 

A safe space to talk, be heard, listen, and find community. The focus is feeding and parenting, but all topics are welcome. Join on Zoom via Kith + Kin.

Ask the Scientists: Paleo AMA

October 21, 4 pm

 

Part of the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Paleopalooza, kids can ask the museum scientists about all things dinosaurs, learn about their research, and get a closer look at specimens from the museum’s collection over Zoom. Free; pre-registration required.

World Wonders: Journey to Mexico

October 21, 4 pm

 

Get to know the fascinating culture of Mexico through understanding one of its oldest indigenous traditions: Aztec dance. Enjoy this journey led from the perspective of Antakari Machi, a Chilean dancer and natural medicine practitioner. Pay-what-you-wish tickets available online.

In Person: Yoga for Kids at Linwood Park

October 21, 4 pm

199 E. Athens Ave., Ardmore

 

Shake off screen time, and find connection in the body and nature.

In Person: Sesame Place’s Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru

Tuesdays and Wednesdays in October, 6-9 pm

Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne

 

The all-new Not-Too Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru is your first-ever chance to experience Halloween at Sesame Place from the comfort of your vehicle! This family-friendly, Halloween-themed experience includes a special soundtrack, festive décor, millions of lights, and everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume on their Halloween-themed floats! As you exit the park, each child will receive a bag of treats. Pre-registration required online.

A Virtual Visit with Susan B. Anthony

October 21, 7 pm

 

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, Gladwyne’s own Marjorie Goldman will be portraying Susan B. Anthony, taking you back to 1883, when the struggle for suffrage was well underway. Miss Anthony will share some details about her life and upbringing, and answer some questions too. Pre-register online.

 Virtual Halloweentime Crafting with Wicked Queen

October 21, 7 pm

 

Join the Wicked Queen online, as she guides you through creating your own poisoned apple ornament. Tickets available online.


Thursday

Brandywine River Museum Virtual Read Aloud

October 22, 10:30 am

 

Families with young children are invited to join museum staff on Zoom for a morning of fun interactive storytelling and artwork engagement. Each family will receive suggestions for connecting to the book at home with craft and sensory exploration ideas. Free; re-register online.

Action Karate Family Zoom Class

October 22, 11 am

 

Belmont Hills and Action Karate offer a free family class over Zoom! Be sure to pre-register so that the Zoom code and password can be emailed to you the day before.

Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Virtual Support Group

October 22, 1 pm

 

Kith + Kin moves their group online so you can continue on your journey while you’re home. Facilitated by an international board-certified lactation consultant who can help answer your questions and provide tips for success, the group meets on Zoom (call-in info in the link in title); pay what you can over Venmo.

Virtual Thursday Crafternoon

October 22, 4 pm

 

Miss Mary will post a video every Thursday on the library’s Instagram (@freelibraryccd) for Thursday Crafternoons! She’ll share a story and then talk about a craft that relates.

Advocacy 101 for Teen Girls Webinar

October 22, 4 pm

 

Advocacy 101 for Teen Girls Webinar is an advocacy and fundraising webinar designed for the passionate young activist. For girls ages 13 to 17, this class begins with an introduction to the policy-making process then explores the ways to advocate and issue campaigns. The class concludes with fundraising planning. Pre-registration required online.

The Da Vinci Derby Livestream

October 22, 6:30 pm

 

Part of Da Vinci Fest, this livestream features derby cars made by children, adults, scientists, artists, and innovators from all walks of life. Using a seven-inch block of wood, participants engineered, assembled, and personalized a Derby Car that will race on a custom track, broadcast with play-by-play by Leslie Gudel.

Kids’ Halloween Fun on Zoom

October 22, 7 pm

 

Kids will hear a spooky story, hear (and tell?) Halloween jokes, answer trivia questions, and more! Costumes encouraged. Best for ages 5 and up. Pre-register online with Media-Upper Providence Free Library.


Friday

In Person: Boo at the Zoo

Weekends from October 16—November 1, 9:30 am—5 pm

Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Ave.

 

Put on your favorite costume and enjoy a (modified) Boo at the Zoo. Unlike previous years where kids trick-or-treat throughout the zoo, this year kids will receive a free candy bag upon exiting the zoo to minimize touchpoints. There are also festive displays throughout the zoo that make for great photo ops, and the annual “extinction graveyard.” Fall food and drink special offerings from zoo vendors will include hot apple cider, sweets and treats. To limit capacity and ensure social distancing, all visitors must purchase advance timed-tickets—tickets will not be sold on site. Masks are required for guests ages 2 and up.

Virtual Teen Program: Jewelry Making

October 23, 11 am

 

Watch live on Instagram to explore various techniques in jewelry making.

Academy Seminar: Virtual Fossil Field Trip

October 23, noon

 

As part of the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Paleopalooza, join Academy paleontologist Katy Estes-Smargiassi to explore the unique fossils of the Kettleman Hills in California right from home. Free; pre-register online.

Virtual Halloween Storytime with Calico Jack at Independence Seaport Museum

October 23, 3:30 pm

 

Join Independence Seaport Museum and pirate in residence Calico Jack for some scary good fun! Calico Jack will be hosting a virtual storytime for kids on four different dates. Tickets available online.

In Person: Trick or Treat Night at Elmwood Park Zoo

October 23, 5:30-8:30 pm

1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown

 

This socially distanced event will provide families with a safe space to trick-or-treat around the zoo. Adults and children are encouraged to dress up in their best costumes. Don’t forget your trick-or-treat bag and your flashlight! Guests can also enjoy one free carousel ride included with their ticket and animal meet and greets. Tickets available online.


Weekend Events

Philly Family Reopening Guide

If you’re looking to get out there, make reservations (where needed), grab your mask, and check out our guide to see what’s open!

Boo at the Zoo

Weekends from October 16—November 1, 9:30 am—5 pm

Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Ave.

 

Put on your favorite costume and enjoy a (modified) Boo at the Zoo. Unlike previous years where kids trick-or-treat throughout the zoo, this year kids will receive a free candy bag upon exiting the zoo to minimize touchpoints. There are also festive displays throughout the zoo that make for great photo ops, and the annual “extinction graveyard.” Fall food and drink special offerings from zoo vendors will include hot apple cider, sweets and treats. To limit capacity and ensure social distancing, all visitors must purchase advance timed-tickets—tickets will not be sold on site. Masks are required for guests ages 2 and up.

Morgan’s Pier Fall Fest

September 23–November 1

Morgan’s Pier, 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd.

 

Fall Fest at Morgan’s Pier always brings a full month of special events, fall food and drinks, and family fun to the waterfront. Events include weekend pumpkin carving, and Halloween fun as the festival goes on (stay tuned for details). The waterfront spot will be decked out with fall decor, and seasonal treats like pumpkin bread and apple empanadas will be added to the menu; plus lots of autumn-flavored cocktails and beers (hot toddy, anyone?) will join their selection of local brews.

 

On Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am-5 pm, pumpkin carving will be available–pick a pumpkin from the Morgan’s Pier Pumpkin Patch for $5 or $10 and get started on your creation! Reservations, masks, and social distancing are required due to COVID-19.

Spooky Mini Golf at Franklin Square

October 1—31, 6—9 pm

Franklin Square, 200 N. Sixth St.

 

Franklin Square’s Philly-themed mini golf is transformed into spooky fun for the Halloween season with fog, lights, music, and surprises! Updated with COVID-related safety standards, masks are required and social distancing is enforced. While you’re there, the Franklin Square Fountain runs shows every 30 minutes with synchronized lights and music.

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular

Weekends through November 1

Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne

 

Come in costume and enjoy special Halloween-themed shows, trick-or-treating around the park, an interactive Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, pumpkin decorating, rides and more fun with your Sesame Street friends. Advance tickets required. Face coverings are required for guests age 2 and older while in the park.

 Parks on Tap: WaterWorks and FDR Park

Through November 1

 

The Fairmount Park location may be closed for the season, but Parks on Tap’s socially distanced second location by the Art Museum is going strong. Plus, they added another location: FDR Park! Enjoy this family-friendly beer garden before it leaves on November 1.

 Colonial Gardens’ Pumpkinland

September 19-October 31

745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville

 

Celebrate fall with hayrides, the corn maze, castle, and Halloween display of colorful cartoon characters, scarecrows, hay hutch, and over ten tons of pumpkins!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Brick or Treat Weekends

Weekends, October 2 through November 1

500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting

 

Explore LEGO Hidden Side, a spooktacular LEGO play experience using augmented reality. Let your little ghost hunter join Jack and Parker on an AR adventure to capture the ghouls hiding in their Halloween build stations, plus take photos with the holiday-themed giant LEGO builds! You can also collect free LEGO pieces to build your own Halloween LEGO creation to take home. Costumes are encouraged, and pre-registration is required to ensure social distancing. Masks are required on all guests ages 2 and up.

Boo at the Elmwood Park Zoo

Weekends, October 10 through November 1, noon — 3 pm
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown

 

Bring the little ones for a fun-filled afternoon for princesses, ghosts and superheroes of all ages. Don’t forget your trick-or-treat bag, as treat stations will be located throughout the zoo! Included with price of general admission, but reservations are required to ensure social distancing.

 

Riverbend’s ShiverQuest Scavenger Hunt

October 17–31

1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne

 

Instead of their annual Shiverfest celebration, Riverbend came up with a family-friendly way to enjoy the fun of their signature Halloween event in your own home and safely at the environmental center this year.  Purchase a ShiverQuest Investigator Kit (on sale now), filled with games, activities, and cool tools that can be used at home and in your own backyard. The kits also contain instructions on how to download an app and participate in a self-guided scavenger hunt at Riverbend that starts on October 17–look for clues, and beat challenges as a family to solve the mystery. Participants of the scavenger hunt will be entered to win a week of Riverbend Summer Camp for the 2021 summer season.

 


Saturday

Virtual: Paleo Playdate

October 24, 10 am

 

As part of the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Paleopalooza, preschoolers (and kids of all ages!) can join Eddie the T. rex and other young dinosaur fans for storytime and discussion with an Academy paleontologist. Whether you’d like to learn more about dinosaurs, fossils, or becoming a paleontologist, experts will be ready to answer your questions. Free; pre-register online.

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

October 24, 10 am

Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road

 

Pick up a nature exploration kit at the Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Dive into a different theme and collect a new explorer badge each week. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10 am and noon. All ages welcome. No registration or fee required. Masks are required when picking up your kit.

Día de los Muertos Fiesta in the Park

October 24, 10:30 am

Veterans Park, 1060 Darby Rd., Havertown

 

Limited to 10 families to ensure social distancing (so pre-registration is a must!), this fiesta from Spanish Exploradores includes crafts, snacks, learning about the holiday, and learning a little Spanish along the way!

Ardmore Business Association Spooktacular

October 24, 11 am and noon (pre-register for desired timeslot)

Schauffele Plaza, Ardmore

 

Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a fun day of trick-or-treating in Ardmore! To ensure social distancing, there are two one-hour timeslots to choose from, so be sure to pre-register via the Facebook event page.

Virtual: Magic Show with Ari Paul

October 24, 11 am

 

Pre-register online with Belmont Hills Library for this free all-ages Magic Show with Ari Paul. The Zoom code and password will be emailed to registered guests the day before the event.

Saturday Youth Art Class at Cherry Street Pier

October 24, 11:30 am

121 N. Columbus Blvd.

 

Children will explore a variety of age-appropriate art techniques learning basic 2D and 3D art skills. Every Saturday, children will participate in a new art project. Advance registration is required by Friday. Masks are mandatory at Cherry Street Pier must be worn at all times.

Franklin Square Trick-or-Treat Street

October 24, noon—2 pm

Franklin Square, 200 N. Sixth St.

 

Get your costumes on and follow the map to special stops throughout Franklin Square to receive a treat! Free for children 12 and under, but reservations are required in advance and are limited to 25 visitors every 15 minutes to ensure social distancing. Masks are required at all times.

The Great Pumpkin Carve

October 24, noon

2301 S. Broad St.

 

Bring your kids (and your mask) for some creative fun on South Broad Street. Pumpkins and tools will be provided, and a balloon artist will be there too!

Vote Early Circus Celebration

October 24, 1—4 pm

Circadium School of Contemporary Circus, 6452 Greene Street (Mt. Airy)

 

Circadium’s talented students will perform amazing circus feats and volunteers will distribute vote-early information and connect voters to vote-early resources as part of a festive (but properly socially distanced) celebration.  Free refreshments and Vote Early Day swag will be available for attendees, too! This will be an outdoor, socially distanced event. Guests will be guided to a walking path, where they can explore the perimeter of Circus Campus, stopping at small performance stations along the way. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory for all guests and performers.  Hand sanitizer will be provided at several stations along the pathway.

Howl-O-Ween Fall Fest at the Bourse

October 24, 1 pm

111 S. Independence Mall East

 

This family-friendly outdoor event will feature drinks, music, treats for your pet, and a dog costume contest to benefit The Morris Animal Refuge.

Virtual: Spooky Halloween Treats with Chef Monica Glass

October 24, 1 pm

 

Cook along from home with Chef Monica Glass, and make bewitching baked goods for the holiday– costumes welcome! This spooktacular class is best for children 5 and up and their caregivers. Participants will receive a grocery and equipment list a week prior, for those who would like to cook along. Tickets ($10 per family) are available online.

Halloween with the Horses

October 24, 4-7:30 pm (in 15-minute timeslots)

Northwestern Stables, 120 W. Northwestern Ave.

 

Get your costumes on, and come to Northwestern Stables to trick-or-treat with the horses, who will be in costume too! Fully wrapped and pre-bagged candy will be handed out at the end of the walk. Reservation times will start at 4 pm, so be sure to pre-register online to save your spot. Mini riding lessons on a lead line can be ordered for an additional fee. Masks and social distancing are required at all times.

Halloween Drag Show at Mcshea’s

October 24, 5 pm

McShea’s Restaurant & Bar, 242 Haverford Avenue, Narberth

 

Hosted by Philly’s Miss Brittany Lynn, and featuring her Drag Mafia, “Little Monsters” is a family-friendly show with some favorite characters brought to life, in drag, of course! Plus, a costume parade so everyone can strut around and show off! Tickets available online.

Virtual: Scary Movie Family Trivia Night

October 24, 7 pm

 

Join Ludington Library on Facebook Live for a spooky Family Trivia Night. Dress up as your favorite film characters and take a photo of your family playing along!

VirtualFree Bedtime Story with the Snow Princess

October 24, 7:30 pm

 

Join Princess Anna for a free live stream bedtime story, singalong, and more.


Sunday

Reverse Trick-or-Treat and Character Drive-By

October 25, 10 am-noon

Lulu’s Casita, 6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore

 

Decorate your car, come in costume, and delight as characters bring treats to your car! Characters include Elsa, Elmo, Batman, Wonder Woman, Woody, Mickey Mouse and many more! Pre-registration is required with Lulu’s Casita. Masks are required for everyone over the age of 2, as characters will be coming to your car.

Virtual Cooking Class: Game Day Snacks: Loaded Nachos

October 25, 10 am

 

Pre-register online for this family cooking class that will teach you how to make some tasty gameday snacks together.

Virtual: Dino-Dough

October 25, 11 am

 

As part of the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Paleopalooza, kids can learn how dinosaurs adapted to their environments while they mold their own! Grab some clay or Model Magic, or whip up a batch of easy salt dough and build a dinosaur along with Academy Educator Amy Hoyt.

Virtual: Bartram’s Garden Online Family Art Workshop

October 25, noon

 

Discover and be inspired by the artistry of hidden patterns in nature. Join Bartram’s Garden free on Facebook Live for this free art workshop.

Virtual Sundays on Stage: City Love

October 25, 2 pm

 

Performing “music for the world we need,” these local musicians and educators play community-minded songs that spread love and understanding, celebrate differences and fairness, and bring people together. This show will be shared live on Free Library of Philadelphia’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/FLPYouthServices/).

Book Launch and Halloween Party at AR Workshop Fishtown

October 25, 3 pm

2012 Frankford Ave.

 

Get your costumes on and join AR Workshop for an afternoon of Halloween crafts and fun for the whole family with Blake Nolan, author of I Love My Happy Mama! plus Halloween headshots, snacks, and a take-home craft. Free, but space is very limited so be sure to register to reserve your spot in advance.

 

 

Photograph by Kristen Micucci.

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