9 spots to shop small, shop local, and shop for kids on small business saturday!
philly phamily weekend phun: those holidays are creeping in!
The Saturday after Thanksgiving has been dubbed “Small Business Saturday.” Families living in Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy, and Germantown rely upon small businesses to create a walkable shopping community, so Saturday offers a rich opportunity to give back. To generate a list of local, kid-friendly small business holiday shopping options, I crowdsourced on the Germantown […]
seek-and-find along the wissahickon on love your park day!
It’s starting to happen. Like it or not, the holidays are sneaking up, so why not embrace it with these fun weekend events around the city: Friday: Gingerbread Houses Friday is the final day for the Fairmont Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display at the Shops at Liberty Place. See how many of the historic Philadelphia […]
weekender: sphinx, nature, art & ballet!
If your little ones are a wee bit small to be blazing a new trail for the Friends of the Wissahickon, they can still fall in love with the park this Saturday. Lace up, bundle up, and head out to the start of Forbidden Drive for your very own seek-and-find adventure. This seek-and-find was created […]
philly’s own chosen as one of CNN’s top ten heroes of 2014
Friday: Sleep under the Sphnix! This is about as unique an opportunity as you can dream up (excuse the pun). Take the kids to sleep overnight underneath the third largest granite sphinx in the world! 40 Winks with the Sphinx at the Penn Musuem invites kids and their grownup chaperones to embark on a trek […]
Every year, CNN recognizes people around the country as “everyday heroes who change the world.” This year, one of Philadelphia’s own has been nominated. Dr. Wendy Ross, a developmental pediatrician in the Philadelphia area, has been recognized as a “Top Ten CNN Heros of 2014” for her inclusive community work on behalf of children with […]