The Song of Silence

Venice Island Performing Arts Center

Feb 22, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018

Humming? Not allowed. Singing? Even worse. Dancing? Absolutely not! Not in this musical. A town once set to the tune of adventure and merriment suddenly goes silent, hidden away behind a wall - and for hundreds of years, it stays that way. The thing is, no one really remembers why ... only that it's for their own good. But when a group of kids dares to dream of what lies beyond, they might...

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Storytime: No Matter What

All Fired Up!

Feb 22, 2018 - Feb 22, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Small, a little fox, seeks reassurance that Large will always provide love–no matter what. After the story, kids will paint a fox. Wed. storytime is at 10am, while Thurs. is at 1pm.

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Children's Read-Aloud Tour

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Feb 22, 2018 - Mar 15, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Young kids and their grown-ups listen to a story, interact with art and make their own creative works. Read-Aloud Schedule February 1: The Museum by Susan Verde February 8: Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett February 15: A River by Marc Martin February 22: A Splash of Red by Jen Bryant March 1: Olivia by Ian Falconer March...

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Stories Come Alive Claymation Workshop

The Clay Studio

Feb 24, 2018

In partnership with One Book, One Philadelphia, families can explore Jacqueline Woodson's This Is the Rope through a claymation workshop where you learn basics of stop-motion animation to create your own videos, and make a video inspired by this incredible story that is the companion book for the 2018 selection. An adult must participate in the workshop.

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Winter Fairy Land

Watershed Center

Feb 24, 2018

Celebrate winter with the mystical creatures of the Watershed Reserve. Don your fairy attire for dancing and magical games. Spend time indoors listening to winter tales, making festive arts and crafts, and even creating a cozy fairy abode to take home.

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This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a lion and folk dance, a Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and a special performance by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company entitled Red Firecrackers: The Legend of the First Chinese New Year. Artwork created by children from the Chinese...

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Celebration of African Cultures

Penn Museum

Feb 24, 2018

Modern African dance and traditional African music, an African marketplace, a mancala game station and craft making for families are all part of the event. Local storytellers and artists lead guests in an interactive exploration of traditions from across the African continent, set among the Museum’s collection of textiles, sculpture, and masks in the Africa Gallery, and among...

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