Community Programs, News, Festivals & More!


- Roxborough, PA, Philadelphia's Next Neighborhood, News, Community Events, RDC meetings and more! http://www.roxborough.us/.


- 2009 Arts Festival in Manayunk http://www.manayunk.com/component/option,com_mtree/task,listcats/cat_id,76/Itemid,10/


- Manayunk! Kayack Tours,Birding Tours, Jazz Brunches and more, http://www.manayunk.com/content/view/15/30/


- Mount Airy Day and a revisit to history to the Battle of Germantown! http://www.mtairyusa.org/events.htm


-The Carolyn Fiedler-Albert Gallery at Allen's Lane Art Center, March 6th - April 24th, 2009, Free and open to the public, for more info visit Allens Lane Art Center



Children's Activities:

Thanks Jay for this list!

Tissue Paper Flowers Free Library of Phila.- Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 @ 4:00 pm FREE 5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway 215-685-1973
Welcome springtime with beautiful, easy-to-make tissue paper flowers. This program is appropriate for children ages 5 and older. Submitted By Zella Gordon

Story Time with Betsy, Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, 215-686-1252 FREE!
Sunday, March 21st Join Betsy Ross for this very special story time every Sunday from 11-11:30 a.m. Kids will love hearing tales from this fascinating lady’s life and times. Betsy will also read 18th century children’s tales Admission : $3 adult, $2 child (12 and under) $5 audio tour (special children's version available). Submitted By Zella Gordon

Winter Story Time Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 @ 10:30 am. Winter Story Time programs are for individual children, ages 2-5 years old and their parent or caregiver. FREE Submitted By Zella Gordon

Musical Pajama Story Time Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, 215-686-5322
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 @ 7:00 pm , Dance the night away with songs, finger plays and musical stories for children ages 3-7 years old and their parent or caregiver. Younger siblings are welcome. Don't forget to wear your pajamas!, Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library. Presented by Free Library of Philadelphia. Submitted By Zella Gordon

Bicycle Maintenance Workshop, Free Library of Philadelphia - Walnut Street West
Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 2:30 pm. 201 S. 40th Street 215-685-7671 phone FREE!
Neighborhood Bike Works, an after-school program that teaches young people riding skills and how to repair bikes, presents a workshop on basic bicycle maintenance and safety tips. Submitted By Zella Gordon

Story Time with Betsy, Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, 215-686-1252 FREE!
Sunday, March 28th Join Betsy Ross for this very special story time every Sunday from 11-11:30 a.m. Kids will love hearing tales from this fascinating lady’s life and times. Betsy will also read 18th century children’s tales Admission : $3 adult, $2 child (12 and under) $5 audio tour (special children's version available). Submitted By Zella Gordon

Alice in Wonderland First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia 2125 Chestnut Street
Saturday, March 28, 2009 @ 2:00 pm Philadelphia, PA 19103 FREE! Call 267-254-7936 to order. Follow Alice down the Rabbit hole where you will meet the Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and the Queen of Hearts. This intimate performance is geared toward very young children, pre-K through 3rd grade. Submitted By Zella Gordon

Teen Writers Group. 1905 Locust Street , Philadelphia, PA 19103 , 215-685-6621
Saturday, March 28, 2009 @ 3:00 pm For teens in grades 7-12. Calling all teen poets and writers! Do you like to express yourself through the written word? Do you want to share your work with your peers? Join the Teen Writers Group, and you’ll find a writing home where you can practice your craft through creative writing games and prompts. You'll also meet local published authors and special guests. Submitted By Zella Gordon

Give and Take Jugglers, Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, 215-686-5322
Sunday, March 29, 2009 @ 2:00 pm FREE! Submitted By Zella Gordon

Winter Story Time Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 @ 10:30 am. Winter Story Time programs are for individual children, ages 2-5 years old and their parent or caregiver. FREE Submitted By Zella Gordon

North Light Community Center: Community center in Roxborough. They run an afterschool program as well as parent seminars and children's programs. Click on Northlight for more info.