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The Pop Ups
Saturday April 29 2pm
The Colonial Theatre 
Phoenixville, PA 

The Pop Ups bring their unique new show “The Great Pretenders Club” to the Colonial! Featuring songs from their critically acclaimed Amazon Video Special, as well as classics from their two GRAMMY nominated albums,“The Great Pretenders Club” takes family audiences of all ages on a scavenger hunt for the best imaginative-play games your mind can dream up! This high-energy journey transports audiences into a whimsical, educational world with Dancing Robots, a Fire-Stomping Rhino, Live-Drawing, Huge Balloons, Full Scale Puppets, even a Costume Party! For more information, visit thecolonialtheatre.com

WORLD PREMIERE!
The Light Princess 
Now through May 28
Arden Theatre
Philadelphia, PA 

Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this new musical tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for others she floats in the air, unable to ever touch the ground. Filled with wonderful characters and a beguiling score, this enchanting, clever and wickedly funny new musical will delight kids and parents alike. For more info, ardentheatre.org

RAFFI 
Saturday May 6 
1pm & 4:30pm
The Keswick Theatre
Glenside, PA 

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Raffi's first and still best-selling album, Singable Songs for the Very Young. Raffi is best known for his work as a children's entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic song, "Baby Beluga" and led Raffi to be called "the most popular children's singer in the English-speaking world!" For more info, keswicktheatre.com

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
May 9 - June 11
Franklin Square 
Philadelphia, PA

The blockbuster Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square returns with all new creations. This celebration of light and culture will feature entertainment, food and 29 magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of Chinese culture, using traditional Chinese methods.  For more info, historicphiladelphia.org

The Philadelphia Science Festival
Various Locations
Now through April 29
Philadelphia, PA 

The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science that takes place annually in April. Featuring hands-on activities, special exhibitions and a variety of other informal science education experiences for all ages! For more info, philasciencefestival.org

Trail Of The Jaguar
Grand Opening
Friday May 5
Elmwood Park Zoo 
Norristown, PA 

Designed by the same architects involved with Disney's Animal Kingdom, Trail of the Jaguar is Elmwood Park Zoo's most elaborate animal exhibit in its 90 year history. Featuring numerous animal enclosures with indoor viewing areas, Trail of the Jaguar brings guests eye-to-eye with some of the world's most majestic predators. For more info, elmwoodparkzoo.org

Odds Bodkin
Family Stories Extravaganza
Saturday June 3, 5pm
Glen Providence Park
Media, PA

Bring a picnic and the kids as Odds Bodkin presents Family Stories Extravaganza in Glen Providence Park in Media, PA. Odds will bring his harp, 12-string guitars and other instruments to help him tell his funniest family-friendly stories. Babies welcome! Usually even they listen! For more, visit oddsbodkin.net

Philadelphia Children's Festival
May 18-20
Annenberg Center 
Philadelphia, PA

Our 2017 Philadelphia Children's Festival features music, dance, theatre and circus performances for the whole family. Plus, enjoy the free outdoor PlazaMania with interactive activities and performances.  For more, visit annenbergcenter.org

The Fantastic World of Dan Yaccarino
Now through May 14
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia PA

Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino showcases his well-loved favorites such as Unlovable and Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly, as well as his newest book I Am A Story.  Star in your own cooking show live from Henry and Elliebelly’s kitchen, tell your story beside a kid-friendly campfire complete with roasting marshmallows, explore Alfred’s doghouse from Unlovable, and more.  For more, visit pleasetouchmuseum.org

Viking Day
American Swedish Historical Museum
Saturday April 29
Philadelphia, PA
 

Visitors can view a 40-foot, half-size working model of the Gokstad ship, learn the runic alphabet, compete in a Hnefeltafle or Viking Chess competition, watch a Viking Age weapons demonstration, and more! For more info, americanswedish.org