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Alice in Wonderland at Players Club of Swarthmore Aug. 11-19

The Players Club of Swarthmore concludes its 2017-18 Children’s Theater Series with the classic tale Alice in Wonderland Aug. 11 and 18 at 11am and 3pm and Aug. 12 and 19 at 11am at Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave., in Swarthmore.  Visit www.pcstheater.org to buy tickets in advance. Directed by Heather Timberman and written by Eric Humble, Alice In Wonderland follows the curious Alice as she chases… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland at Players Club of Swarthmore Aug. 11-19

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Family Arts Festival coming to South Philly

Founded by Rob Neddoff, Philly Events LTD is a company dedicated to creating unique cultural events that build community and spur economic growth.  Where many entertainment companies fall into cookie cutter type activities that can mirror weddings and birthday parties. We focus on fun, interesting events that highlight the fantastic art and culture that Philadelphia… Continue reading Family Arts Festival coming to South Philly

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Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents “Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” July 25, 26 and 27

The uplifting musical comedy “Freckleface Strawberry The Musical” will light up Upper Darby Summer Stage. Based on the bestselling book written by actress Julianne Moore, “Freckleface Strawberry” features toe-tapping songs and dances and explores important lessons such as embracing one’s differences. Performances are July 25, 26, and 27 at 10:30 a.m. and on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the… Continue reading Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents “Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” July 25, 26 and 27

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Museum Review: Sparking the Spirit of Revolution in young kids… Maybe just not SO young

On June 9, the Museum of the American Revolution opened Revolution Place, its new interactive exhibit that is geared towards the museum’s younger visitors. I had never been to the MoAR before and was excited that there was an area catering to the my 4.5- and 6-year-olds so we could all take part in the… Continue reading Museum Review: Sparking the Spirit of Revolution in young kids… Maybe just not SO young

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Product Review: Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate leaves quite an impression

As an avid crafter, I'm always on the look out for new gadgets and materials to use. So when asked to demo Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate, I was excited and intrigued. Armed with an assortment of colorful acrylics and pristine card stock, I was ready to get down and dirty with some printing projects.… Continue reading Product Review: Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate leaves quite an impression

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Product Review: Stomp Rocket® is fun for ALL ages!

NEW Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes were designed by aeronautical engineers and provide hours of fun.  This weekend, I was fortunate to have 3 test subjects, aged 20 months to 4 years old, play with Stomp Rocket® and boy, did it deliver! These unique stunt planes were highly engaging and had the 4 year old completely… Continue reading Product Review: Stomp Rocket® is fun for ALL ages!

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Children’s Book Review: Politics through Kings and cookies

"Catalina and the King's Wall" by Patty Costello was most certainly not what I expected for a children's book.  Without reading the premise and only knowing the title, I was a little surprised that in 2018 we were featuring Kings and not Queens.  When starting the story and getting into the premise, I found myself… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Politics through Kings and cookies