Thursday, February 26, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for February 27,28 & March 1

Our top 10 picks for this weekend February 27th, 28th, & March 1st




Friday 

1.   Watch " Shrek"  during Friday Family Movie at the Spring City  Library


2. PreKindergarten Music Event at Saints Peter and Paul School

Saturday

3. Make a Personalized Door Hanger at Michaels

4.  Wildlife in Winter Series: Part II at Bucktoe Perserve

5. Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit opening this weekend at The Franklin Institute

6.  Free preview day at  Charles F. Patton Middle School of the school play Annie

7Science Saturday: The Power of Electricity at Hagley Museum and Library

8. Register to make Monster Jam®, featuring Max-D® at Lowes Build and Grow Clinic

7 Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

8. Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes &Noble


9. Family Night at the Painted Plate


Sunday
10. Free Sundays at Brandywine River Museum  



Bonus Events

Arden Drama School Musical Theatre Jam: Songs from Annie


Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Pancake Breakfast & Maple Sugaring Celebration at  Tyler Arboretum


Chinese New Year Celebration on State Street in Media


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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for February 20, 21, & 22

Our top 10 picks for this weekend February 20th, 21st, & 22nd





Friday 

1.   Watch "Gnomeo & Juliet " during Friday Family Movie at the Spring City  Library


Saturday

2. Kids Super Saturday at Paoli Hardware & Toy


3. Rustin's 5th Annual Community Day

4.  Make a Tissue Paper Frame at Michaels

5. Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit opening this weekend at The Franklin Institute

6.  Register for Valentine's Horse Camp at Hope Springs


7 Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

8. Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes &Noble



Sunday
9. Free Sundays at Brandywine River Museum

10.  Chinese Lion Dance Presentation at the Please Touch Museum



Bonus Events

Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys


Ring in the Chinese New Year at the Please Touch Museum



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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for February 13, 14, & 15

Our top 10 picks for this weekend February 13th, 14th, & 15th




Friday 

1.   Watch "Beauty & the Beast" during Friday Family Movie at the Spring City Library



Saturday

2. Valentine's Day Party & Craft at Monkey Fish Toys

3. Falling Snowflakes at Bucktoe Creek Preserve

4. Make a Puzzle Piece Necklace at Michaels

5. Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit opening this weekend at The Franklin Institute

6.  Spend your Valentine's Day falling in love with the Zoo's annual love-themed celebration during Wild at Heart at the Philadelphia Zoo

7 Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved ones at Hagley Museum during Victorine’s Valentine’s Day

8. Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble


9. Valentine's Parents Night Out at Bounce U in Exton


Sunday


10.   Special Performance: YOSI at the Please Touch Museum

Bonus Events

Register to make a Sweetheart Picture Holder a Lowes Stores


Spend Valentines Day with the family during Little Valentines Big Hearts at Marple Sports

Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Watch "Shane" at the Colonial Theater


Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills



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Monday, February 9, 2015

Preschool Story Time in the Park Series

East Goshen Preschool Story Time in the Park Series

Tuesday February 10th

at 10am


The ever popular Preschool Story Time series continues indoors this winter in the East Goshen Township Building! Join the Preschool Readers Club and earn prizes for reading stories! Simply print the Hot Air Balloon form found under the Children’s Programs Web link and collect stickers for every book you read! The fun ends with themed coloring activities as well!



For more information: http://www.eastgoshen.org

Location: East Goshen Township Building, Program Room

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for February 6, 7, & 8

Our top 10 picks for this weekend February 6th, 7th, & 8th





Friday 

1. 
 Register for Parents Night Out/Kids Night In at The Center on Central

2. Watch "Lady and the Tramp" during Friday Family Movie at the Spring City Library



Saturday

3. Cabin Fever Saturday at Historic Sugartown

4. Make a String Art Heart  at Michaels

5. Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit opening this weekend at The Franklin Institute

6.  Learn how to build a heart frame at Home Depot Free Kids Workshop


7Join the Continental Army at Valley Forge Park

8. Annual Model Railroad Open House at Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club 



Sunday

9. Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival


10. Second Sunday Family Workshop—Chinese Dragon Puppet at the Penn Museum

Bonus Events

Parent and Child Pottery workshops at The Center on Central

Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Watch "Captain Courageous" at the Colonial Theater

Make a Valentine Mailbox at Michaels during family craft time

Free Admission to select museums for Bank of America card holders

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Trampoline Competition at KMC Gymnastics

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fair(l)y Stoopid Tale at the Walnut Street Theater

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills



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Monday, February 2, 2015

Cabin Fever Saturday at Historic Sugartown

Saturday, February 7th 
11 am - 3 pm



Kids driving you crazy? Ward off the winter blahs at Historic Sugartown! On Saturday, February 7th, Historic Sugartown will offer Cabin Fever Saturday, a fun-filled family event at Sugartown’s Carriage Museum from 11 am – 3 pm. There will a variety of family-friendly crafts, old-fashioned games and demonstrations by Historic Sugartown, Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation and East Goshen Historical Commission. Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation’s educators will be on-hand to demonstrate early American papermaking. Craft a cornhusk doll. Create Victorian-style Valentine cards and other paper crafts just in time for Valentine’s Day. And try your hand at old-fashioned games. Historic Sugartown’s c. 1880 General Store will also be open for tours. 

Complimentary coffee and hot cocoa.


For more information: www.historicsugartown.org

 Location: Historic Sugartown is located at 690 Sugartown Road, at the corners of Spring and Boot Roads in Malvern. ( enter 273 Boot Road, Malvern, PA, into your GPS and you’ll easily find our parking lot.)

 This event is appropriate for: 

 Cost:  Cabin Fever Day Admission: Children ages 3 and up – $5; Accompanying Adults - $3; Kids under Age 3 – Free

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for January 30, 31, & February 1

Our top 10 picks for this weekend January 30th, 31st, &  February 1





Friday 

1. 
Dinosaurs of the Deep at Adventure Aquarium

2. Storytime in the barn at Sprinton Manor Farm

3. WCASD Preschool Parents Group is sponsoring a Cabin Fever Reliever at Penn Wood Elementary (registration required)


Saturday

4. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fair(l)y Stoopid Tales: Walnut Street Theatre for Kids 

5.Chinese New Year celebration at the  Penn Museum

6.
 Make a wooden Valentines Frame  at Michaels

7. Family Night at the Painted Plate

8. Two of a Kind 25th Anniversary Concert at the  Colonial Theatre


Sunday

9. Arts Alive family program at The Brandywine River Museum



10. Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast



Bonus Events

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Titanoboa: Monster Snake at Delaware Museum of Natural History 

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills



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Sunday, January 25, 2015

CANCELLED Family Movie Night at XFINITY Live






January Family Movie Night featuring Despicable Me 2 on Monday, January 26th.   POSTPONED to Monday, February 23rd.

Activities and crafts for the kids will start at 5pm. The movie will begin around 5:40pm. It's a FREE event, with free popcorn and free parking! 

There will be a Kids themed menu available, as well as giveaways before the movie begins.





For more information  http://www.xfinitylive.com/entertainment/event/3969

Location:   XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA


This event is appropriate for the whole family


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for January 23, 24, & 25

Our top 10 picks for this weekend January 23rd, 24th, & 25th




Friday 

1. 
 Register for Parents Night Out/Kids Night In at The Center on Central

2. Watch "Snow Day" during Friday Family Movie at the Spring City Library

3. Visit the Academy of Natural Sciences to check out their Chocolate Exhibition


Saturday

4. Make a Mardi Gras Mask at Michaels

5. Watch select Looney Tunes at The Colonial Theatre

6.
 Book Bingo at the Tredyffrin Public Library

7. Bring your favorite stuffed animal for Tea Time at Monkey Fish Toys (registration required)


8. Annual Model Railroad Open House at Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club 



Sunday

9. Learn about Wildlife in Winter at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (registration required)


10. Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast


Bonus Events

Family's can work together during Hagley Museum Science Saturday: The Science of Nylon

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Dinosaurs of the Deep at Adventure Aquarium

Titanoboa: Monster Snake at Delaware Museum of Natural History 

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills



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