Between school, extracurriculars, play dates and parties, the week starts to feel long and routine for you and the kids. Why not shake it up with some of these local, family friendly events? Here at the FunGuide, we've complied a list of this week's best affordable events and attractions that will keep their attention and yours!
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Philly CoderDojo is a part of the CoderDojo network; a network of free, volunteer-led community programs focused on coding and developing. There is no set curriculum to CoderDojo; children will have the opportunity to learn at their level and skillset. Parents are also welcome to stay and help, maybe even learn something too!
Head to the Newlin Grist Mill in Glen Mills, PA for Springhouse Storytime, a monthly series for little readers. Spend some time outside in the beautiful spring/summer weather and hear a story; little guests can expect sing alongs, interactive stories, games and crafts, all against the backdrop of the beautiful Springhouse.
Head to the Fumo Family Branch of the Free Library for The Challenge Club - a social club for children ages 10-15 who are on the autistic spectrum or have other social difficulties. Registration and attendance for this monthly club are free, and activities include board games, video games, Legos Minecraft and more.
In the realm of crime and mystery writing, you may have heard of leading ladies such as Agatha Christie, but what about 20th century pioneers like Margaret Millar or Dorothy B. Hughes? The Rosenbach is hosting a reading group dedicated to the ladies of true crime and mystery, lead by instructor Edward G. Pettit, the Manager of Public Programs at the Rosenbach. This program is perfect for teens and older students who love reading!
Start the long weekend off right with Day Off Camp! This week's day camp centers around canoeing and exploring the Schuykill Center's smaller ponds and streams, as well as the Schuykill River. Pre-registration is required for this program.
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