the barnes and beyond this weekend!
Photo by Emma Lee/for Newsworks

  If you’re looking for Memorial Day activities to enjoy with your family and want to stay local, then we’ve got some plans for you.   Opening its doors on May 19th, the Barnes Foundation reserved its official grand opening for you guessed it, Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss out on this free-for-all-round-the-clock activities, events […]

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this weekend… art, fairs, music & cupcakes!
mmmmm, cupcakes.

  Great family events in the Northwest this weekend! Springtime brings great festivals to the area, and this weekend is no exception.   Bredenbeck’s Decorate-a-Cupcake Night: Friday, May 18th 6:00-8:00pm. Come to the Northwest’s favorite bakery and decorate fresh-baked chocolate and vanilla cupcakes. FREE for kids under 12. Brendenbeck’s is located at 8126 Germantown Avenue […]

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mother’s day ideas for shopping locally
the studio and shop at bumble beads in chestnut hill

  Are you wondering what to do for that special mom in your life? Well, we’d love to see you shop locally for Mother’s Day. Here are recommendations and wish lists from the moms at Germantown Avenue Parents.   Maleka says she’d be happy with goodies from: Grumblethorpe Farmer’s Market. Get me some delicious local brown eggs, […]

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molefi kete asante instititue in germantown
Dr. Molefi Asante

  A new resource has arrived in Germantown, and it’s for everyone. For parents who want to learn more about African culture and pass it on to their kids. For teachers, who want to incorporate and enrich their world history curriculum. For homeschooling families, who need research guidance through structured classes. Essentially, it’s for anyone […]

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is sir ken robinson right?

You may have heard this Ted Talk, or even seen this RSA Animate video passed around on Feacebook.  But it’s one that stands the test of time and offers plenty to debate.  If you haven’t seen it before, it’s definitely worth a look.  Whether you’re new to the talk or revisiting it, we’d love to hear your thoughts. […]

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