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Children’s Book Review: My Favorite Job Is You

Dance teacher and newly minted author and mother Ashley Flynn's debut children's book My Favorite Job Is You  (Wise Ink Creative Publishing) explores through rhyme and illustrations the dance we all go through as working parents.Us working parents love our jobs and are willing to work hard to excel in a 9-to-5 world, but what about… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: My Favorite Job Is You

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Interactive Exhibit to Visit Philadelphia and Area August 22 – 26, 2018

K12 ‘Public School at Home’ Tour to Make Stops in Exton, Reading and Philadelphia WHAT:            The K12 Public School at Home Tour, an interactive mobile exhibit offering an up-close look at personalized education options available to students nationwide, will stop at the Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (ISPA) offices in Exton, FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Reading Fightin’ Phils… Continue reading Interactive Exhibit to Visit Philadelphia and Area August 22 – 26, 2018

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STORYBOOK MUSICAL THEATRE OFFERS CHILDREN’S THEATER CLASSES STARTING SEPTEMBER 17 IN GLENSIDE

Storybook Musical Theatre, the Abington-based, professional children’s theater company will be offering acting classes for children ages 5 to 11 at the St. Peter’s Church, 654 N Easton Rd, Glenside, starting the week of September 17, 2018.   The classes will run for eight weeks and end with a special student workshop showcase on November 17, 2018.  … Continue reading STORYBOOK MUSICAL THEATRE OFFERS CHILDREN’S THEATER CLASSES STARTING SEPTEMBER 17 IN GLENSIDE

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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