Time to Suit Up…

No, not a Santa suit… we thankfully still have a few weeks for that.  But with December on its way, it’s time for youth basketball in the GAP area.  Here are two local spots for hoops: Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Basketball League (ages 6 & up)Co-ed league with once/week practice and once/week games.  Coached by […]

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This Week and Weekend…

Chestnut Hill College has two family-friendly events this week/weekend: Co-sponsored with the Norhwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Newtwork, on Thursday November 18, CHC will hold the “Empty Bowl Dinner”.  Local schoolchildren, business people, and potters donate ceramic bowls, and local restaurants donate soups and breads for the event to highlight hunger.  Diners can select a hand-crafted bowl […]

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This Weekend….

Anyone a fan of the world’s most famous furry red monster?  Stay local and bring your little one for their ELMO fix at O’Doodle’s Unplugged Fun Zone… with Free Open-ended play this Saturday.  Character Visits between 12:30 and 2:30pm. Cranky Pants?  No, we’re not trying to insult your kid, we’re inviting you to a reading of this clever book […]

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Local Happenings Tonight (Tuesday)

Dignity Housing, a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing and social services, has partnered with small business owners in Northwest Philadelphia to host Shop and Dine for Dignity on November 9, 2010 from 5:00-9:00 pm. Ten Thousand Villages, Lemons and Limes, and Earth Bread + Brewery will donate 15% of their sales toward Dignity’s programs. […]

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Weekend Addition… Latin American Fest!

Come join All Around This World to celebrate Latin American arts! When: On Sunday, November 7, from 3-5:30 p.m. to dance, sing, and hear stories and music of Latin America on “the strip” at Carpenter Lane.  Where: The Nesting House, High Point Café, Weavers Way Coop and Big Blue Marble Books will all host participating […]

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This Weekend….

Dueling (or complimentary?) First Fridays in Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill: both stretches of Germantown Avenue are open later to treat visitors to live music, art, shopping, food, drink, and more.  Family Game Night at O’Doodles from 6-8pm.  Play the uber-popular, all-ages game of Spot It!  $10/family includes refreshments.First Saturday Art Class 10:00 am – 12:00 pm […]

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