Pick 3 Weekend Events June 10-12

2016-06-08T21:41:58-05:00June 8th, 2016|

Filled with Family fun, LGBT Pride, and your final chance to catch a fabulous display inspired from a world away this weekend is sure to be a great one! The weather looks okay for at least half of our weekend so get out there and enjoy it. Here is our Philly Happening pick three events [...]

How to Make Recycled Wine Bottles into the Perfect Planter

2016-04-15T12:31:47-05:00April 15th, 2016|

April is National Garden Month and the change in the weather inspires lots of us to put our hands in the dirt this time of year.  Not all of us were born with a green thumb but that shouldn't stop you from giving it a try. Gardening can be a relaxing activity that adds beauty [...]

5 Inside Activities to do with Kids in Philadelphia

2016-02-27T16:57:54-05:00February 27th, 2016|

March brings spring and with it the promise of warmer weather but that doesn't mean we're out of the woods with winter quite yet.  This late in the school year after months of cold weather who can blame a kid for getting a little bit stir crazy?  So what's a parent, grandparent, or sitter to [...]

Test Out Your Artistic Skills at The Oval

2015-08-16T19:00:11-05:00August 16th, 2015|

Are you envious of your artist friends? This week on August 20 you can try your hand at becoming an artist like the friends you envy during Art Class at The Oval, Philadelphia’s “Park on the Parkway.” Participants will have a chance to create woven magic carpets out of paper, and make wearable art. The [...]

Needle Arts Camp Returns to Philadelphia for their 5th Summer

2015-06-30T11:43:25-05:00June 30th, 2015|

The Handwork Studio returns to Friends Select School The Handwork Studio — a kids’ needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp specializing in passing down the tradition of teaching knitting, crocheting, embroidery, fashion, machine and hand-sewing to kids ages 3-15 — returns to a favorite location in Philadelphia this summer for their 5th annual year. At The Handwork [...]

Red Bull’s Art of Can Hits Philly

2015-05-22T23:04:10-05:00May 22nd, 2015|

Red Bull is inviting all Philly designers, animators, sculptures, and artists of all disciplines to try their hand at its nationwide creative competition, Art of Can, now through June 15. The concept is pretty simple and offers a platform for anyone, regardless of age, who wants to explore his or her creative talent. All participants [...]

Replace Easter Bonnets with DIY Headbands

2015-03-28T22:48:42-05:00March 28th, 2015|

This year, instead of adorning your kid’s – or your own – head with an Easter bonnet why not try making a cute headband.  Don’t know how? Well, then you've stumbled upon the right article. You see, headbands are my thing. I was once really into hats – and I suppose I still am – [...]

Christmas Village Returns to LOVE Park

2014-11-21T14:41:52-05:00November 19th, 2014|

The Christmas Village will again transform Philadelphia’s LOVE Park – at 15th and JFK Boulevard – into a traditional, open-air German Christmas Market starting Thanksgiving Day. Now in its seventh year, the Christmas Village in Philadelphia has grown into one of the region’s most unique and charming holiday attractions – offering visitors the opportunity to [...]

Crafty Corner: DIY Headbands

2014-10-03T18:46:05-05:00October 3rd, 2014|

We've got something to share with the ladies out there who have always wanted to be crafty but never really had a knack for it. It’s simple and easy enough for you to master – headbands that you can literally make from an old t-shirt! It doesn't matter if you have long hair or short [...]