“leaf” it to their imagination!
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This morning a few preschool children at the school where I teach looked up from filling their sand pails with mud and onion stew and announced in unison, “Look! It’s raining leaves!” The towering Black Walnut Tree maintained its sturdy, solid stance as its leaves sailed gracefully in mid-air before landing to mingle with the […]

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this weekend… books, museums, concerts and more!
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  Events In NW Philly:     Final-ly Friday in Mt. Airy, Friday, September 28th   The monthly celebration of the last Friday is full of great family festivities. The theme this month is “Mt. Airy Local” and Food for All celebrates its 2nd anniversary with new gluten-free break line and baked goods, local honey and […]

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this weekend: lorax, shipwrecks and fairs
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  NW Philly Happenings:   It’s a very Seussical time in Chestnut Hill this weekend, with The Trail of the Lorax running all day Saturday.  This map gives a fantastic layout, with places and times of what’s happening and when.  Highlights include: the zoo on wheels, face painting, tattoos, The Cat in the Hat, cupcake and […]

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dragons and vikings and… constitutions? oh my!
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Take a close look around in Philly this weekend and you will be shocked to find Vikings and Flying Dragons have landed here…   “How To Train A Dragon Spectacular”’ Fire-breathing, 50-foot flying dragons come to the Wells Fargo Center this weekend as Cressida Cowell’s exciting tale and movie comes to life in Dreamworks’ “How […]

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a new taste of germantown!
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If you’ve ever wondered where you could grab a bite or asked yourself where to get healthy eats in Germantown, then this event is for you!   As a way to address tourist requests, introduce Germantown chefs to the community and learn about where to find healthy food options, the Germantown Historical Society will host […]

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