Tips for Working from Home (Especially with Kids!)

2020-03-31T12:20:07-04:00March 31st, 2020|

With schools and daycares closed and more employees working from home than ever, many of us are facing the difficult scenario of juggling our workload along with caring for our children. As a fully remote team, we're used to working around kids at Happenings Media. But having our kids with us [...]

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 [...]

2020 Philadelphia Easter Guide

2020-03-14T15:12:54-04:00March 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 [...]

Miss Philadelphia Prince & Princesses Program Now Accepting Applications

2020-02-07T12:20:12-05:00February 7th, 2020|

(Photos of 2019 Miss Philadelphia Outstanding Teen Jaylen Baron and Miss Philadelphia 2019 Alysa Bainbridge.) The Miss Philadelphia Organization is currently accepting applications for their Miss Philadelphia Prince & Princess Program. The Prince & Princess Program is a mentorship program open to children ages 5-12. It is designed to promote positive role models and community [...]

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 [...]

Winter Fun Continues at Dilworth Park

2020-01-06T13:13:38-05:00January 6th, 2020|

Dilworth Plaza (Photo by Michelle Reese)   Christmas might be over, but the fun continues this winter in Dilworth Park! For starters, the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Cabin as well as the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn are open through February 23. In addition, look forward to these special events: Center City [...]

2019-2020 Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Philly

2019-12-18T22:16:38-05:00December 18th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese New Year's Eve is the party night of the year, but what about when bedtime is hours before the Big Ball Drop? Here's a list of family-friendly events on December 31, so you can celebrate with your little ones and get them in bed [...]

Celebrate Hanukkah in Philadelphia

2019-12-18T16:43:46-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Hanukkah takes place this year from sundown Sunday, December 22nd to sundown, Monday, December 30th. Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Philadelphia at these upcoming community events. (Please note, the holiday has been spelled according to the event's website post for easier searching!) Hanukkah Events at the National Museum of American Jewish History When: The [...]

2019 Philly Holiday Guide

2019-11-24T23:55:03-05:00November 24th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman Grab your warmest coat, scarf and mittens and prepare for one of the most enchanting holiday seasons the city of Philadelphia has ever offered! Whether you’re a fan of a traditional holiday complete with all the trimmings or looking to celebrate the season high in the sky in a festive Ferris Wheel, [...]