Let’s Celebrate: Valentine’s Day Fun

The little ones are sure to love a holiday involving chocolates, but there is much more to do this Valentine’s Day than munch on heart-shaped goodies. Here are some local V-day celebrations for kids to choose from: Saturday, Feb. 14th: The Valentine’s Day Prince and Princess Party The Franklin 11am to 3pm  free with museum […]

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The Play is the Thing: Children’s Theatre

If you’re like me and are desperately searching for more indoor activities to take the kids to, why not try a play? At least when you go to a show put on for kids, you don’t have to worry so much about shushing your little one when the whole audience is full of children. And, […]

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O’Elephants at O’Doodles!

This Saturday, from 11am-3pm, visit O’Doodle’s toy store in Chestnut Hill for special free event celebrating the world’s largest land animal, the elephant!  Get there early and your little one can bring home his or her very own (stuffed) elephant for free (first 100 customers).   Enjoy munching on marshmallow peanuts and pose for a […]

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Let’s Celebrate: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This post is also published in this week’s issue of The Chestnut Hill Local, in the new column, “Take the Kids.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities for Kids Saturday, January 17th Martin Luther King Day at the Franklin Institute 7:00-9:00pm At 7pm, listen to a presentation by Temple Professor Dr. Molefi Asante: “MLK’s […]

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Children’s Matinee Series at the Hiway Theatre

The Hiway Theatre in Jenkintown has a great Children’s Matinee series held on school holidays. Kids are $5.00 and accompanying adults are FREE! The theater is a great non-profit, member-supported venue that is over 90 years old. Comfy seats (including a love seat!), real butter on the popcorn, super friendly staff – a great movie […]

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