Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Empty Bowls dinner at Malvern Prep on MLK Day.
Be a part of Malvern Prep's fourth annual Empty Bowls initiative to raise awareness about hunger on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Head to the National Constitution Center Monday to celebrate the life of the civil rights leader with songs, crafts and much more. No need to head south to golf, check out Linvilla Orchards' indoor mini-golf course, which is tons of fun and also educational. Malvern Prep Empty Bowls Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Indoor Mini-Golf Tiny Trackers: Staying Warm German Story Time
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Beat the chilly temps with glow-in-the-dark golf at Grand Slam USA.
Don't wait until summer for mini-golf—head to Grand Slam USA in Malvern for a family day of golf and fun. Celebrate the first Friday in January with a craft party at the Paoli Library or a night out while children enjoy a night in at The Center on Central in Paoli. Fans of the "Sunny Side Up" show can meet in person Chica and Sean at the Please Touch Museum. Roam with dinosaurs during the "Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs" at The Franklin Institute. Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf Parents Night Out/Kids Night In First Friday "Craft Party" Sean and Chica from "The Sunny Side Up" Show Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Celebrate the New Year before midnight with several area parties.
Little ones in bed before the apple drops in Times Square? Ring in 2012 a little earlier with a day-time celebration. From Longwood Gardens to the Please Touch Museum, say good-bye to 2011 before bedtime. Take a ride on the Polar Express one last time before the end of the holiday season at the Colonial Theatre. While the Flyers prepare for the Winter Classic, the entire family can try out the ice during public skating in Exton. Hope everyone has a safe and Happy New Year! Countdown to Noon New Year's Eve Celebration at Longwood Family New Year's Eve Bowling The Polar Express Public Skating
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Local neighborhoods perfect for holiday entertainment.
Enjoy the festive outdoor decorations lighting up the Malvern area. Load up the family car, bring along hot cocoa, popcorn and turn on the Christmas music for an evening of free-holiday fun only a few miles from home. Wednesday evening Suburban Square in Ardmore lights up for the second night of Hanukkah. Celebrate the first day of Winter at the Tredyffrin Public library during "Celebrate the Solstice" on Thursday. Be on the look out for Santa on top of a firetruck on Christmas Eve as he joins the Malvern Fire Company before heading back to the North Pole. Neighborhood Lights Menorah Lighting and Hanukkah Wonderland Santa via Firetruck Celebrate the Solstice A Longwood Christmas
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Treasure Island on stage at People's Light & Theatre. Also, Santa arrives via helicopter in West Chester.
Take a ride on the high seas with pirates and chipmunks this weekend in Malvern. A production of "Treasure Island" is on the main stage at People's Light & Theatre. Alvin, his brothers and the Chipettes hit the silver screen this Friday during "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked." Still haven't visited Santa? He arrives by air at the Helicopter Museum on Sunday. Head over the Whiteland Town Center in Exton for a free carriage ride with Santa. Treaure Island: A Musicial Panto Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Carriage Ride with Santa Secret Holiday Shoppe Santa Arrives in a Helicopter
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Run in holiday gear at the annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk in Malvern Sunday.
Love to run or walk? Then register for the Jingle Bell Run/Walk this Sunday at General Wayne Elementary School. Proceeds from the event benefit the Arthriths Foundation. Or, celebrate the holidays with Winnie-the-Pooh as he helps Eeyore find his tail during "A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail" in Media. Take a break from holiday decorating and planning to experience the lighting of the Firebird in Phoenixville Satruday evening. Jingle Bell Run/Walk 8th Annual Firebird Festival A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail Breakfast with Santa Holiday Hayride
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
A Malvern tree lighting, the Grinch in Phoenixville and more.
Kick-off the holiday season during Malvern's annual Victorian Christmas this Friday and Saturday. Join NBC10's Harry Hairston for the on-air lighting of borough's Christmas tree at 6 p.m. in Burke Park. Need a tree? Take a train ride to the Wiggins Tree Farm for the family fir. End the weekend with a holiday light show at the Macy's department store in downtown Philadelphia. Malvern's Victorian Christmas Christmas Tree Train "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Macy's Holiday Light Show and "Dickens Village" Festival of Lights
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Instead of the mall, head outdoors this Friday.
After a day of turkey and stuffing, spend Friday morning at the Okehocking Nature Center for guided nature walks, live music and more. Have a penguin or dinosaur fan in the family? Head to the movie theatre in Frazer for "Happy Feet Two" starring the tap-dancing penguin, Mumble. Dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes take over the Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center this weekend during the Family Fun & Dinosaur Fest. Be sure to check event webpages for exact times and prices. Black Friday Turns Green Thanksgiving Day Parade Malvern's Victorian Christmas Food Drive Afternoon at the Movies - Happy Feet Two Family Fun & Dinosaur Fest
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Plus, little ones can already visit and have photos taken with Santa at the Exton Mall.
Photo opportunities with Santa will last until Christmas Eve at Exton Mall. For the Thomas the Tank Engine fans, head over to The Strasburg Rail Road for the last chance before next spring to visit the cheeky steam locomotive. Keep warm indoors during a production of The Sorcerer in West Chester, a viewing of "Babe" or "The Man Who Planted Trees." Photos with Santa The Sorcerer by Gilbert & Sullivan Babe at the Colonial Theatre Day out with Thomas The Man Who Planted Trees
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Harvest Walk & Family Festival this Saturday at East Goshen Park, and Malvern Prep hosts 'Miracle on 34th Street.'
With no snowflakes in the forecast, this upcoming weekend's weather is ideal for outdoor activities. Kick off the weekend on Saturday morning with a family charity walk at the East Goshen Park followed by a Family Festvial at nearby Christ Memorial Lutheran Church. Cheer on the Great Valley High School Marching Band Saturday afternoon during the 'Stoga Showcase of Sound. Then Sunday, climb the "Totally Terrific Treehouses" at the Tyler Arboretum. Put the shovels and gloves away and enjoy the sunny weather! Miracle on 34th Street Harvest Walk Harvest Family Festival 'Stoga Showcase of Sound Totally Terrific Treehouses