What is MALT?
"Hanami," you, and a picnic!
Mt. Airy Learning Tree is a community-based “school” that draws on the human, geographical, and architectural resources of Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. Students enroll for $5.oo per term and can participate in classes that range from swimming to computer basics to aromatherapy. Classes may run for 2 hours on an afternoon or for […]
Where to Play Outside: A Map of our Local Playgrounds
Are you relishing the idea of your first family picnic of the year? Why not plan a picnic with Japanese flair? Spring brings to Japan the fun tradition of hanami, or, literally, “flower-gazing.” Families or coworkers plan elaborate picnics underneath blooming cherry trees and use the opportunity to sing some karaoke, eat sushi, and imbibe […]
Let’s Get Outside This Weekend: Winter Fun at the Morris Arboretum
Happy Spring, everyone! Now that the weather is finally condusive to playground visits (most days anyway), I thought I would put together a map of all of my favorite parks and playgrounds in the area. I’ll add a link to our site soon also so that it’s easily available if you feel the need to […]
Let’s Celebrate: The Chinese New Year
This post is also published in this week’s issue of The Chestnut Hill Local, in the column, “Take the Kids.” Winter Fun at the Morris Arboretum I know we’ve all been avoiding going outdoors for any length of time, so many of us have probably not been to the beautiful Morris Arboretum in a while. This […]
This post is also published in this week’s issue of The Chestnut Hill Local, in the new column, “Take the Kids.” Celebrate the New Year Again Chinese New Year Activities It is not only the new year of 2009, but it will soon be a new year on the Chinese calendar, the year of the […]