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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

Oct
5
Thu
2017
Family Festival: Sukkot
Oct 5 – Oct 11 all-day

Sukkot

Family Festival: Sukkot

We’re celebrating the Jewish holiday of Sukkot this week by building sukkahs, reflecting on nature, and enjoying the Autumn harvest at this play-based cultural exploration designed for families.

Special Family Activity: Art Installation
Sukkah

Please Touch Museum Entrance
9am – 5pm
Stop by the Please Touch Museum Sukkah and celebrate the Season. Sit in the sukkah,reconnect with nature, and spend time with family and friends.

Program Room: Celebrating Sukkot through Art
Program Room, Floor 1
Monday – Saturday, 10am – 3pm
Sunday, 11am – 3pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art to celebrate Sukkot! Let the light in by making a Citron Sun Catcher.

Drop-In & Draw: Sukkah Decorations
River Adventures, Floor 1
11:30am – 12:30pm
Join us in River Adventures to make a decoration to add to Please Touch’s Sukkah.

Meet the Holidays – Storytime: Sukkot
1:30 – 2pm
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about Sukkot traditions and celebrations.

Maker Program: Building with Branches
Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor
2 – 3pm
Stack, pile, build. Using branches and twigs, make structures inspired by Sukkahs.

Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
4:30 – 5pm
Join us for a musical parade to end of a joyful day celebrating Sukkot at Please Touch Museum.

Oct
8
Sun
2017
Member Early Opening: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Don’t miss our first Members-only early opening for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit

Members are invited to join us for an exclusive members-only early opening! Enjoy private play time in the Museum before it opens to the public, explore Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, and meet Daniel himself!

Storytime and Meet and Greet with Daniel Tiger
9:45am
Hamilton Hall, Floor 1

Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.

Oct
12
Thu
2017
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance
Oct 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance

Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 1:30 – 2pm
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1

Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about self-empowerment and acceptance.

Oct
13
Fri
2017
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance
Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance

Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 1:30 – 2pm
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1

Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about self-empowerment and acceptance.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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