The Kids Corner Garden

THE KIDS CORNER GARDEN
July 27 & 28
XPoNential Music Festival 
@ The Camden Children's Garden
Camden Waterfront, NJ

Join Kids Corner host Kathy O'Connell as we plant ourselves inside the beautiful oasis that is the Camden Children's Garden - Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28 - and proudly proclaim it the KIDS CORNER GARDEN, part of the XPoNential Music Festival 2019! With support from our friends at The Franklin Institute, the Kids Corner Garden will have tons of fun, including the debut of the Kids Corner Comic Book Swap, live performances by Philly's own The Cheddar Boys and musical demonstrations and performances from the team at Schulmerich Bells (located in Hatfield PA) ... plus it's not the Kids Corner Garden without wonderful FREE face painting from Fabulous Faces! 

The Kids Corner Garden is THE PLACE TO BE during the 2019 XPoNential Music Festival weekend!

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Kidchella 2019

KIDCHELLA
A Kids Music Festival Series
Smith Memorial Playground 
Philadelphia 

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse’s wildly popular Kidchella Music Festival will continue for a sixth year featuring six nationally acclaimed Kindie Music artists curated by Jeff Bogle of Outwiththekids.com as well as talented local youth performers curated by Smith and Jr. Music Executive! Kidchella happens 4-7:30pm and is a rain or shine event .. in the event of poor weather, the concert will be held indoors.  For more info, smithplayground.org


Friday July 12: The Pop Ups / Lolly & Yo Yo
Friday August 9: The Not Its! / Lucy Kalantari

Creole For Kidz!
with Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Sat June 29
Sellersville Theater
Sellersville, PA

Creole For Kidz is an innovative and high quality multicultural show led by Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience, helping to raise the cultural IQ of audiences in a fun and memorable way. Terrence Simien is known for his contribution to Disney’s The Princess And The Frog, as well as his rousing live shows for both adults and children! For more info, theater.st94.com

Young Audiences Series
Colonial Theatre
Phoenixville PA - FREE 

Thanks to PECO’s generous support of The Colonial Theatre’s Young Audiences Series, tickets to all of these live event are FREE but must be reserved by visiting thecolonialtheatre.com or the box office. 

Visit thecolonialtheatre.com for the entire series - here's some of our highlights:

July 23: Red Yarn
July 30: Senor Fancypants
Aug 10: The Not Its!

Celebrate America
Museum of the American Revolution 
Now through July 7

3rd & Chestnut Sts
Philadelphia  

 In celebration of Independence Day, the Museum of the American Revolution is asking visitors to declare how they are carrying forward the promises of the American Revolution by adding a personalized ribbon to a giant flag-shaped installation. Beginning Flag Day, June 14, ribbon submissions will be collected onsite - the goal is to collect 10,000 ribbons from people of all ages nationwide. The installation will be on the Museum’s outdoor plaza from June 29 – July 7. For more info, amrevmuseum.org/

The Phantom Tollbooth
Thurs, July 11, 11am
The Hopewell Theater
Hopewell NJ

A delivery arrives at the home of young Milo (Butch Patrick), and at first the small tollbooth appears to be an ordinary toy. But when Milo steers his miniature car through the booth's gateway, he finds himself in a mysterious fantasy land. In Dictionopolis, Milo and his dog sidekick Tock encounter a city fixated on words, and draw the ire of Officer Short Shrift (Mel Blanc). Milo also treks through Digitopolis and over the Mountains of Ignorance, an adventure that teaches the boy vital lessons. For more info,hopewelltheater.com

Wawa Welcome America 2019
June 29 - July 4
various locations  
Philadelphia - FREE  

Wawa Welcome America is a multi-day festival with FREE multicultural and multigenerational events celebrating America’s birthday in America’s birthplace – Philadelphia. The citywide festival is jam packed with multiple fireworks displays, free concerts, free museum days, community events, free outdoor movie screenings, block parties and more! For more info, welcomeamerica.com

Spin Art Sessions
summer 2019
Crayola Experience
Easton, PA 
 

With 65,000 square feet of attractions, Crayola Experience is Pennsylvania's most colorful family destination for interactive, creative play! Families typically spend 3-4 hours exploring their 25 hands-on attractions - including creating melted wax spin-art! This is a new spin on a timeless classic! One of the many things you can do at Crayola Experience in Easton, PA. ​For more info, visit, crayolaexperience.com

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Now through Sept 2
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. The exhibition debuts during Marvel’s 80th anniversary year, and chronicles the story of Marvel and its influence on visual culture, while also uncovering the narratives of individual characters such as Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and Doctor Strange. For more info, fi.edu/exhibit/marvel-universe-super-heroes

Philadelphia Chinese
Lantern Festival 
Now through July 14 (extended!)
Franklin Square 
Philadelphia  

In addition to marveling at 29 larger-than-life illuminated lanterns, festival attendees will enjoy authentic cultural stage performances, including acrobats, dancers, and the fan-favorite face changer. Enjoy two 30-minute stage performances nightly as part of your admission! Visitors can drink and dine on Asian cuisine and American favorites and shop for Chinese folk artists’ crafts created on site…all inside the festival grounds. For more info, historicphiladelphia.org

Day Out with Thomas
June 22-30
Strasburg Rail Road
Ronks PA

America’s favorite little blue engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, is chugging into Strasburg Rail Road for an event of larger-than-life proportions! This family-favorite event features a ride with Thomas, offers the opportunity to ride with Percy (June and September only), and is packed with extra Thomas-related activities included with your Day Out With Thomas™ ticket. For more, visit strasburgrailroad.com