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Aug
2
Wed
2017
Foodie First Wednesday
Aug 2 all-day

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Foodie First Wednesday

Calling all ‘Foodies’ to a buffet of special programming for First Wednesdays this summer. 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.

Museum admission is only $2 during special extended hours from 4 – 7pm

Program Room: Fruit Stamps
Program Room, Floor 1
10am – 6pm
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by food! Let’s reuse our kitchen leftovers and make stamps out of fruits and veggies.

Pop-Up Play Corner: Cooking up a Feast
ShopRite Supermarket, Ground floor
9 – 10:30am
Come and do your errands at Please Touch Museum. Stock up on groceries and grab the ingredients needed to make your own feast.

Move to the Story: Cooking up a Tale
Centennial Exploration, Ground Floor
9:30 – 10am
Pop! Sizzle! Crunch! Explore cooking and eating through stories and movement.

Tot Spot: Rainbow Stew
Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor
10 – 10:30am
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.

Storytime: Food Is Fun
City Park, Floor 1
1:30 – 2 pm
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories picked out to engage foodies of all ages.

Meet & Greet: Vetri Mobile Teaching Kitchen
Outside the Museum
4 – 4:30pm, 5 – 5:30pm, 6 – 6:30pm
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.

Adventurous Afternoon: Fruit and Veggie Dissection
Adventure Camp Exhibit, Floor 1
4 – 4:30pm
Meet us at Base Camp to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Play with your food as we explore seeds.

Drop-In & Draw: Kitchen Gadgets
River Adventures, Floor 1
3:30 – 5pm
Stop by, explore cooking gadgets, and draw a chef in action!

Pop Up Play Corner: Cooking up a Feast
ShopRite Supermarket, Ground Floor
3 – 5pm
Come and do your errands at Please Touch Museum. Stock up on groceries and grab the ingredients needed to make your own feast.

Move to the Story: Cooking up a Tale
Centennial Exploration, Ground Floor
5 – 5:30am
Pop! Sizzle! Crunch! Explore cooking and eating through stories and movement.

Music and Movement: End of the Day Dance Party
Hamilton Hall
6:30 – 7pm
Join us for a dance party to celebrate the end of your special evening at Please Touch Museum’s First Wednesday!

Aug
26
Sat
2017
Superhero Weekend
Aug 26 – Aug 28 all-day

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Superhero Weekend at Please Touch Museum

It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Superhero Weekend!

Join us for two spectacular days of fun dedicated to the superpower of imagination and play. Children and their grown-ups are invited to dress up as their favorite heroes and enjoy amazing activities throughout the weekend including themed programming and maker spaces, superhero appearances, and a finale dance party. You’ll even have the chance to meet some famous friends! All festivities are included with general admission.

Sep
6
Wed
2017
First Wednesday
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Wednesday

Please Touch Museum celebrates the first Wednesday of every month by offering discounted admission and 2 extra hours of play!

On the first Wednesday of every month, admission is $2/person beginning at 4 PM.  The Museum stays open til 7 PM to allow for 2 extra hours of play for families to enjoy.

Oct
4
Wed
2017
First Wednesday
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Wednesday

Please Touch Museum celebrates the first Wednesday of every month by offering discounted admission and 2 extra hours of play!

On the first Wednesday of every month, admission is $2/person beginning at 4 PM.  The Museum stays open til 7 PM to allow for 2 extra hours of play for families to enjoy.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 9 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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