Remembrance and Fun on Memorial Day

Though it can feel like just another well-earned day off, Memorial Day is ultimately about fun and remembrance.  Here are some family-friendly activities around the city that will allow you to do both: Port Richmond Memorial Day Parade: 9:45am.  Starts at Thompson St. and Allegheny Ave… people start lining up along the route before 9am. Lawn […]

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Great Deals on Some of the Activities Posted Recently on GAP!

These deals are currently available thanks to Funsavers from the Philly Fun Guide.  I highly recommend signing up for their weekly email for half price tickets at: http://www.phillyfunguide.com/funsavers_signup Garden Railway!  Admission to the Morris Arboretum is 50% off on Tuesday June 1 and Wednesday June 2 from 10am-4pm with the coupon from Philly Funsavers.  That […]

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New Charter School Possiblity: Learning Differences High School

The Whole Life Charter School is a proposed new charter high school in Cheltenham, accepting students from neighboring districts, including Philadelphia.  This charter school was underwritten by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a thoughtful space for learning alternatives.  WLCS will be constructed with the guiding principles ofBig Picture Learning and geared toward students with learning differences. […]

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Beauty & the Beast Musical St. Joes University May 11-15

The Storybook Musical Theater of Abington will perform Beauty and the Beast this week in the Bluett Theater on the campus of St. Joseph’s University.  The production is an adapted score of the original musical, with all the excitement and drama of the classic tale. Beauty and the Beast is recommended for children ages three and up. […]

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Looking for Parenting Support?

The Center for Parenting Education in Abington has several classes scheduled in May.  The Center offers workshops, activities, coaching and online programs to parents with children of all ages.  Through interactive sessions, parents are encouraged to balance unconditional love with limit setting. Family memberships are available for $45/year, but are not required to register for classes (though […]

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