easter egg hunts philadelphia and beyond!
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      Are you hunting for an Easter Egg Hunt for 2012?  Bring your baskets and come check out one of these events in Philly and beyond: This Weekend: Easter Egg Hunt in Narberth Park  Saturday March 31 at 12:45. They even have a “Little Hunt” for the little hunters!  Be sure to arrive early! West Laurel […]

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coming soon! the storybook ball!
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  After our post last year about the Please Touch Museum’s Storybook Ball, I promised I would let people know about the event in plenty of time to get tickets.  So here is your warning: The Storybook Ball will be held on April 21 from 6-9pm.  Tickets are $45 (Museum Members may purchase tickets at […]

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kindergarten open house
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  Tuesday March 6th is a district-wide Kindergarten Open House date for the School District of Philadelphia.  Schools around the city will welcome prospective families in to visit the kindergarten classrooms, meet the teachers, and find out more about the schools.  Please call your school for specific times when tours and programs might be available on Tuesday.  Any […]

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top five worth the drive: holiday edition
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Here are 5 sights within an hour of the GAP area that are “worth the drive” (or ride) this time of year, particularly if you carpool… 1. Longwood Gardens! Their illuminated walkways, decorated trees, fountain show and plant-induced splendor is absolutely sure to please young and old alike.  It’s not a “kiddie” experience by any means, […]

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germantown avenue nutrcacker!
Mt. Airy resident, Analiese Capponi will play Clara in one of the three performances

Prepare to be wowed!  The 19th century tale of the Nutcracker will be performed with Philadelphia style at the beautiful Kurz Performing Arts Center at Penn Charter this weekend.  You may recognize many of the fabulous backdrops since this unique production will showcase authentic period scenes from Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill! The scenery […]

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this week… homework and adoption
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Two events this week that might be of interest to NW Philly parents (and parents-to-be)! The first, is a somewhat shameless plug.  WHYY is doing a fall parenting series, with the first session is this Tuesday night.  The topic?  HOMEWORK.  Timely, right?  (And this is a shameless plug since I am one of the panelists). […]

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get your game on!
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Thursday marks the first day of the Greater Philadelphia Junior Invitational Chess Tournament… to be held this year at O’doodles Toystore.  There will be matches every day from Thursday through Sunday with the greatest young chest minds in the region.  Will Fisher (no c), Chestnut Hill resident, is one of the eight best high school […]

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might market in mt. airy TONIGHT!

Night Market Philadelphia Arrives in Mount Airy* Tonight! Come Hungry for Tostadas – Local Beers – Burritos – Ice Cream Sandwiches – Crepes – Sandwiches – Soba – Sangria – Kielbasa – Popsicles –  Caribbean Fried Fish – Lemonade – Beef Rendang – Hot Dogs – Mofongo Balls – Water Ice – Takoyaki – Pizza – Cupcakes […]

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Coming up, this week…
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  Some great free stuff to do with kids in and around the GAP area this week.  Check it out: Wednesday: Renee Harris presents R.A.H.W. at the Mann.  This is a hip-hop dance performance/concert.  Free admission as part of the Young People’s Concert Series.  Show starts at 11am, but getting there early is a good […]

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Great Deals on Some of the Activities Posted Recently on GAP!

These deals are currently available thanks to Funsavers from the Philly Fun Guide.  I highly recommend signing up for their weekly email for half price tickets at: http://www.phillyfunguide.com/funsavers_signup Garden Railway!  Admission to the Morris Arboretum is 50% off on Tuesday June 1 and Wednesday June 2 from 10am-4pm with the coupon from Philly Funsavers.  That […]

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