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Meet the Philadelphia Family Business Members

Whether you’re new to the Philly Family Community or you have been with us since we started in 2013, we welcome you to get to know our Business Members! Philadelphia Family was created to connect families raising their kids in the city with resources, events, and each other and it all started with our vibrant Facebook Group that continues to grow with new and expectant parents, empty nesters, and families who are new to the area. Whether you are a new visitor, a fan of our weekly newslettermagazine subscriber or a Supporting Member, we encourage you to learn more about these local organizations, to shop local, and get involved in our community by attending an event!

 

Many of these business members have generously offered a perk or discount for our Supporting Members. We hope you take advantage of these incentives to visit them (outline below – make sure you scroll all the way down)!

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ANNENBERG CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

 

As the University of Pennsylvania’s home for the performing arts, the Annenberg Center connects diverse audiences with visionary artists and innovative ideas, engaging both the University and the greater Philadelphia community in transformative artistic experiences.

RIVERBEND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

Whether it is to participate in an field trip or just to wander on our trails, a visit to Riverbend offers families a quiet place to relax, unwind and observe the wonders of nature.

 

For our Supporting Members:
15 percent off birthday party packages

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WORLD CAFE LIVE

Live Music // Food & Drink // Private Events

PEGGY WASHBURN FINE ART

Peggy Washburn is an interdisciplinary photo-based artist who specializes in fine art portraits and multi-media wall installations. Her work has been exhibited widely, in private and public museum collections.

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IVORY TREE PORTRAITS

Your family is unique. Your family has personality. We curate your legacy, one session at a time. We have a fresh and modern vibe that is timeless and lifestyle-infused.

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ALBRECHT EVENTS

 

Albrecht Events is an event design agency dedicated to communicating your company’s mission through smart, collaboratively imagined, dynamic events.

JESSICA CATHERINE PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Jessica Catherine specializes in posed, in‐home newborn portraits. She’ll bring along props, outfits, and accessories so you can relax in your own environment while your baby’s first portraits are created.

ME PHOTO & DESIGN

ME Photo & Design is a full service boutique photography studio located in downtown Media, PA. We specialize in photographing natural portraits. Based in the Philadelphia area, we travel all over the country photographing maternity, newborns, children, families and pets. We would love to document your story!

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THE HOME HERO

 

The Home Hero is Philadelphia’s ONLY Super-Powered Handyman Service. We specialize in performing jobs too small for “MERE MORTAL CONTRACTORS.”

D’AVICO’S AUTO REPAIR

Delivering professional service on the Main Line and surrounding areas since 1975, D’Avico’s Auto Repair is a second and third generation family owned and operated auto repair.

SAFER BABIES 

Safer Babies is a certified, insured, award-winning “Best of Philly” baby-proofing service operating since 1999 in Philadelphia and the Main Line.

SUBURBAN SOLUTIONS

Solutions Moving can handle any type of move. We specialize in local moving, packing, junk removal and we are the best long distance movers in the area. We charge by the hour for local moves and a flat rate for long distance moves.

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ALLY CHARTER BUS PHILADELPHIA

Simply call, choose your destination, and experience the effortless, seamless experience of our charter bus rental process. If in need of a charter bus in Philadelphia, count on Ally Charter Bus to get you where you need to go.

PHILADELPHIA CHARTER BUS COMPANY

With a bus from Philadelphia Charter Bus Company, you won’t have to stress about the logistics of your group trip across Philly and the rest of Pennsylvania.

KRAPF TRANSPORTATION

Krapf Transportation consists of Krapf Coaches, Krapf Transit and Rover Community Transportation – we provide 1st-Class transportation services in Chester County and beyond.

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BENLATH LAW GROUP

BenLath Law Group offers individualized service with a focus on client satisfaction at a local and national scale.

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THE PHILADELPHIA DANCE ACADEMY

Our goal is to provide exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. We view each student as an individual and aim to ensure he or she reaches maximum potential.

FRIENDS’ CENTRAL SCHOOL

Friends’ Central School is a Quaker, independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students in Nursery through grade 12, located on 41 acres across two campuses in Wynnewood.

ABINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL

Abington Friends School is a pre-K through 12th grade co-educational independent Quaker School on a 50-acre campus located in Jenkintown.

QUADRAT ACADEMY

Quadrat Academy is a Montessori Progressive school for ages 11-18.  We are committed to develop future entrepreneurs, critical thinkers, and innovators that are ready for a life-long journey of exponential growth. 

Little City Montessori is an independent preschool for children 18 months – 6 years old in Philadelphia designed around the concept of Montessori + Motion. We combine Montessori child-led learning with daily active enrichment in athletics, music, yoga, art, dance and more. Located near Fishtown and Northern Liberties, the school provides a Montessori education with certified and experienced teachers and includes a 4000 square foot activity center. Sign up for an information session and get to know the staff at https://www.littlecitymontessori.com/events.

GERMANTOWN ACADEMY

 

GA in nearby Fort Washington sits on 126 acres and is comprised of more than 1,150 students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12th, learning and growing in a non-sectarian, coeducational college preparatory environment.

MALVERN PREP

Malvern Prep is an independent, Augustinian, Catholic, college preparatory school for boys in grades 6-12.

THE PENNSYLVANIA CHARTER SCHOOL

PA Cyber uses technology for students to receive a high school diploma and the opportunity to grow beyond the normal curriculum and confines of a traditional school setting.

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THE HANDWORK STUDIO

The Handwork Studio is a kids’ needle arts and fashion studio. 

TALL PINES DAY CAMP

We at Tall Pines hope we can capture that magic of the season and create for our campers the opportunity to build memories that last a lifetime.

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COLLEGE THOUGHTS

We help students with test preparation, college essay writing coaching, college visit planning, and provide college boot camps over the summer to increase access to top caliber colleges.

APPEL FARM ARTS CAMP

With a balanced schedule of classes, free time, workshops, trips, campfires, performances, and special events, every session at Appel Farm is a FUN overnight camp for ages 7 – 17.

Willow Creek Farm Preserve is a regenerative transitional organic farm that specializes in u-pick berries, Shetland sheep and all things fiber and yarn, farm-based educational camps, trips, classes and workshops. In our one-acre, volunteer-based raised bed accessible Seed to Share Garden™, we grow ten different types of vegetables, which we donate 100% of the harvest to local food pantries within our community. We invite you to visit, volunteer and enjoy the farm with us!

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STEVE AND KATE’S CAMP

Whether they are the next big film director, an up-and-coming fashion designer, or bound to be the best baker around, we’ve got something for everyone. Open this Summer June 17-August 16 at The Agnes Irwin School.

SPARK THE WAVE

Through a series of educational programs, hands-on volunteer opportunities, and engaging leadership activities, Spark the Wave  empowers, trains, and mentors the next generation of community leaders.

SCHOOL OF ROCK PHILADELPHIA

We take kids, tweens, and teens from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels. 

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RIVERBEND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

Since 1974, Riverbend Environmental Education Center has been enriching the lives of children and families through engaging environmental education. From its beginnings as a quiet nature preserve, Riverbend has evolved to a thriving center for environmental education that reaches 35,000 program visits annually. Whether it is to participate in an field trip or just to wander on our trails, a visit to Riverbend offers families a place to relax, unwind and observe the wonders of nature.

 

For our Supporting Members:
15 percent off birthday party packages

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PLEASE TOUCH MUSEUM

Our mission is to “Change a child’s life as they discover the power of learning through play.” Our Museum is where lifelong learning begins, curiosity is encouraged and every child is always welcome.

 

For our Supporting Members:
10 percent off annual membership

LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER PHILADELPHIA

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground conveniently located off the PA Turnpike in Plymouth Meeting.

 

For our Supporting Members:
30 percent off tickets

SMITH MEMORIAL PLAYGROUND

The mission of Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse is to provide and promote opportunities for unstructured free play for children.

 

For our Supporting Members:
5 percent off birthday parties

Roots With Ruark brings you and your little one a music class, party or special event full of energy and excitement. Try a class or book a party with Ruark and show your little one what it’s like to fall in love with music. We’ll plant a song and watch it grow!

INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM

Discover the history of the US Navy as you climb aboard life-sized model Schooner Diligence and National Historic Landmark ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna.

 

For our Supporting Members:
$2 off general admission tickets for up to four people

THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

Discover something new at The Franklin Institute, where kids and parents can explore the fun side of science through twelve cutting-edge, hands-on exhibitions.

 

For our Supporting Members:
$3 off general admission adult tickets for up to four people

THE PHILADELPHIA ZOO

Situated on 42 acres of beautiful gardens, the Philadelphia Zoo, America’s first zoo, is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered.

 

For our Supporting Members:
15 percent off membership

 

ELMWOOD PARK ZOO

Elmwood Park Zoo maintains a collection of over 100 species that hail from all over the globe. Highlights of the collection include giraffes, zebras, bald and golden eagles, jaguars, and red pandas.

 

For our Supporting Members:
20 percent off annual membership

NEST

NEST is a child enrichment and activity center, an all-in-one play space for happy, healthy and hip families living in Philadelphia. 

CRAYOLA EXPERIENCE

With over 28 hands on attractions, like naming your own Crayola, being the star of your own coloring page and so much more.

BEEHIVE @BOK

 

Beehive at Bok is an indoor playspace designed for babies, toddlers, and children ages birth to 7 and their caregivers (older siblings welcome!). We offer drop-in play, membership options, arts, music and movement-based classes, story times, playgroups, and private event space. Beehive is an inclusive environment that strives to meet the play and sensory needs of all children.

CHARMING STAR PLAYROOM

Charming Star Playroom is a safe, clean place for parents and caregivers to bring toddlers to play. For ages 6 and under to explore and play the most charming place in town!

CRAFT HALL

 

Craft Hall offers experiential dining, drinking, and entertainment the whole family can enjoy, including an indoor playground, games, and an outdoor “Farm Yard” with chickens and rabbits.

ALEX & THE KALEIDOSCOPE 

Alex & The Kaleidoscope’s audiences clap along, sing, dance and improvise with the band, actively participating in the concerts creating a profound sense of community and connection.

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SNICKERDOOS

SNICKERDOOS

We have created the softest, most wearable children’s costume. An everyday costume! Costumes free of synthetic materials, scratchiness and glitter!

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AFTER THE STORK

After the Stork is the Greater Philadelphia region’s answer to exceptional newborn care for a calm, restful transition to parenthood.

EXPERIENCE CHIROPRACTIC

Committed to providing the highest level of chiropractic care by adjusting, educating, and motivating patients to take an active role in their well-being.​

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GLADWYNE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

The doctors and staff of Gladwyne Animal Hospital are fully committed to providing your pet compassionate and comprehensive care throughout all the stages of his or her life.

TINY TRANSITIONS

As a Certified Lactation Counselor and recognized as one of the Top 200 Sleep Consultants in the US, if you are a parent searching for help, you have found your answer.

PLAYFULLY ME

A child therapy practice that focuses on helping families with small children create happier, more connected homes. Playfully Me helps families and their children thrive from a place of happiness and inner strength.

VILLAGE WELLNESS

Our holistic approach means that we address healing at all levels of self – mind, body, and spirit. Whether you come in with pain, anxiety, or trying to figure out your life purpose, we are here in service.

PM PEDIATRICS URGENT CARE

Each location is staffed by pediatric emergency specialists trained in treating newborn through college-age patients for a broad array of illnesses and injuries, open daily from Noon to Midnight.

SUBBIO PLASTIC SURGERY AND MEDICAL SPA

From minimally invasive office procedures and injectables, to facelifts, breast augmentation and tummy tucks, every aspect of plastic surgery is proudly offered in the most meticulous and excellent form.

CONFIDENT PARENTING

Confident Parenting is a network of resources providing education and support for the challenges growing families face including lack of sleep, postpartum mood issues and overwhelm.

FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE PHYSICAL THERAPY

Dr. Andrew Seo helps people get back to the lifestyle they deserve and achieve higher level of functional performance.  He specializes in the treatment of TMJ, tinnitus, headaches, and neck pain.

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