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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

All programming is subject to change.

Jan
6
Sat
2018
Pop Up Holiday: Winter Feast
Jan 6 all-day
 
Pop Up Holiday January 6th: Winter Feast
Calling chefs, young and old, for a buffet of special programming.  Families can sizzle, sauté, and stir with food based art, literacy, and STEM activities. Through a partnership with Vetri’s Mobile Teaching Kitchen, chefs young and old will learn how to how to cook fresh produce.
Program Room: Interior Design
Saturday 10 AM – 3PM
Centennial Arts Studio
All Ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the kitchen of your dreams!
 
Tot Spot: Rainbow Stew
Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor
10 – 10:30am
Toddler and an adult learning partner
Join in activities, songs, and play especially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. Explore the colors of gardens as we make our own pretend stew.
Live Theater: There’s Something Under My Bed
11 AM and 1 PM
The Playhouse
All ages
There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all?
Meet & Greet: Vetri Mobile Teaching Kitchen
Carousel House
11-11:30 am, 12-12:30 pm, 1-1:30 pm
The Mobile Teaching Kitchen brings the culinary classroom to the curbside in the communities we serve. Children and families have the opportunity to get hands-on preparing a recipe and get instruction for cooking healthy meals at home together.
 
Storytime: Cooking up a Story: Storytime
1:30 PM
Bimbo Bakeries USA Bistro
All Ages
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about cooking and food.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM
Hamilton Hall
All ages
Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade
Jan
7
Sun
2018
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Program Room: Interior Design

Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Centennial Arts Studio
All Ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!

Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Spot: H is for Home

Sunday 11:30-12:00 PM
Fairytale Garden
Toddler and an adult learning partner
Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore the words, feelings, and shapes of homes inside and out.
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet

Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
All ages

Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga!

Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.

Meet and Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

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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
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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