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The KC Family Calendar

Here you'll find out just where Kathy O'Connell will be appearing in the coming weeks, along with a few Spotlight Events that we think you should know about! Also, you'll find a link to METROKIDS - who offer a comprehensive lists of fun things to do throughout Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware.

Where's Kathy?

The Lansdowne Arts Festival
Twentieth Century Club
Sunday, September 7
Lansdowne, PA - FREE!

The Lansdowne Arts Festival is a weekend-long event featuring an array of creative and performing arts, including painting, crafts, sculpture, jewelry, live music, demonstrations, and children’s events. Set in the historic suburb of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, the festival has grown to include dozens of exhibiting artists and musical acts. All festival events will be held at the historic Twentieth Century Club at 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue. Join Kathy as she hosts the Kids Corner Stage featuring Caveman Dave and Better Than Recess ... live on stage! For more information, visit lansdowneartsfestival.com

Trout Fishing In America - LIVE!
Saturday, September 20
Folk Faire @ Appel Farm
Elmer, NJ - $

A fun filled day for the entire family with Trout Fishing in America and more, presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society. The Folk Faire is part of the Fall Fling weekend, featuring music for all ages, crafters, food vendors, arts activities for all ages at the Appel Farm Tent, etc. Kathy O'Connell will be there to welcome Keith and Ezra to the stage! Complete details on the weekend - and Saturday's Folk Faire can be found at pfs.org

Collingswood Book Festival
Saturday October 11
Collingswood, NJ - FREE!

Join Kathy O'Connell on Saturday, October 11 when festival-goers will have an opportunity to stroll more than six blocks of Haddon Avenue filled with nationally recognized authors/speakers for adults and children, as well as booksellers, storytellers, poetry readings, workshops, exhibitors, kid-friendly activities, and entertainment for all ages. This award-winning festival is the longest-running, largest literary event in the Delaware Valley. Remember, all events are free! See you There! For more information, visit collingswoodbookfestival.com

Kids Corner Spotlight Events

WXPN Kids’ Corner Concert Series
Thursday, August 21
Philadelphia, PA - $

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. Each summer Kids Corner joins the Morris Arboretum to present some outdoor family music concerts - this year, join us August 7 as we welcome Rolie Polie Guacamole. August 14 it's a performance by Kira Willey & Friends. We cap off the series on August 21 with a rockin' set from Joanie Leeds & the Nightlights with opening performance by Rock to the Future. For more information, visit morrisarboretum.org

Watermelon Magic 3D
Now Playing
Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA - $

Watermelon Magic is a sweet and tender film about Sylvie, a young girl who learns to grow and part with one of nature’s most loved summer fruits – the watermelon. The film opens with Sylvie using her magic wand to play tricks on her family. When Sylvie’s magic wand breaks, her mother comforts her by planting a tray of seeds. As Sylvie begins to care for the plants she witnesses the seedlings come to life in the greenhouse and deeply connects with the tiny plants she is growing. The Director of Photography for Watermelon Magic is Chase Bowman, a former Kids Corner listener, now all grown up! For more information, visit watermelonmagic.com

International House Family Matinee Series
Various Saturdays
International House
Philadelphia, PA - $

Gather the family for some classic family movies throughout summer at International House, located on Penn Campus at 37th & Chestnut Streets. Scheduled screenings include BABE (Aug 23); FLY AWAY HOME (Sept 13); and THE BLACK STALLION (Sep 27). For more information, visit ihousephilly.org

Saturday Morning Specials Series
Various Saturdays
PFS Theater @ The Roxy
Philadelphia, PA - $

Saturday Morning Specials is an affordable monthly screening series of unique family-friendly films for the young and young at heart! Kid tickets are just $1! Curated by the folks at the Philadelphia Film Society, the summer series caps off on September 20 with A HORSE ON THE BALCONY. For more information, visit filmadelphia.org

The Ultimate Family Calendar...

For one of the most-comprehensive lists of fun things to do throughout Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware - be sure to visit Metrokids ... home of Kathy O'Connell's award-winning column on kids music! Metrokids has an extensive calendar section for families! Just click the logo below!

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