Things to Do at Home with Kids: April 20 – April 26

2020-04-20T00:00:41-04:00April 20th, 2020|

Another week, another 7 days to keep the kids entertained! With highlights like Earth Day, Arbor Day and National Pretzel Day - here's a calendar with some themes/things to do from April 20 through April 26. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and interests. And [...]

Help Name the Sloth Bear Cub at Philadelphia Zoo

2020-04-16T18:27:05-04:00April 16th, 2020|

Sloth bear cub and mother Kayla. Philadelphia Zoo is enlisting the help of the public to choose a name for its new sloth bear cub. Pick your favorite name from a list of names that were developed by the cub's keepers. Born on December 11th, the cub is doing well, growing rapidly, and [...]

Celebrating Easter at Home: A Philly Guide to Easter 2020

2020-04-13T17:15:58-04:00April 7th, 2020|

Despite March 2020 feeling like it was 91 days instead of 31, it still feels a little surreal that Easter is already here! With Easter Bunny pictures cancelled, no public egg hunts or church events, and no large family gatherings, this year is certainly unlike the holiday most of us are used to. But, that [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: April 6 – April 12

2020-04-05T22:21:32-04:00April 5th, 2020|

We know it can be hard to think of new things to keep the kids entertained while being mindful to #stayhome these days. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from April 6 through April 12. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's [...]

14+ Days’ Worth of Things to Do at Home with Kids (Starting with March 16)

2020-03-15T23:18:43-04:00March 15th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Worried about spending 2 weeks (hopefully not more!) at home with the kids and very limited social interaction? Yeah, so are we. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from March 16 through March 29. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for [...]

Living with Littles: Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home

2020-03-14T20:42:08-04:00March 14th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Local parades, festivals, storytimes and more have all been cancelled. But now, more than ever, our families could use some light-hearted fun! Whether your family hails from the Emerald Isle, or you're just pretending to be a wee bit Irish for the holiday, here are some ways you can celebrate St. Patrick's [...]

The Flavors of St. Patrick’s Day at Home

2020-03-14T12:09:33-04:00March 14th, 2020|

St. Patrick's Day is a popular time to go out for a few drinks and some Irish dishes. While it's always fun to "cheers" the holiday with the Irish folk in your community (even if they're just Irish for the day), health concerns surrounding COVID-19 are keeping most people at home this year. No [...]

2020 Philadelphia Easter Guide

2020-04-13T17:13:35-04:00March 12th, 2020|

Easter is just around the corner! Celebrate the holiday with a skate party with the Easter bunny, an Easter egg decorating workshop, or aboard a Philadelphia ship. Here is your comprehensive guide to all things Easter in the City of Brotherly Love! Please note that we are doing our best to update all articles to [...]

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philly

2020-02-10T14:05:40-05:00February 10th, 2020|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a ton of ways to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and nearby, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an Exhibit African American History Month at The [...]

Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philadelphia

2020-01-21T12:16:17-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Welcome the Year of the Rat with these Philadelphia events celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. The holiday officially falls on Saturday, January 25 but festivities last for several weeks. 2020 Chinatown Midnight Lion Dance Friday, January 24 from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This annual tradition begins at the intersection of 10th and Race [...]