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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

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Family Festival: Holi
Family Festival: Holi
Mar 3 all-day
Family Festival – March 3rd: Holi Celebrate the colors of springtime with the Indian festival – HOLI! Experiment with art materials, listen to Indian music and dance performances, learn about Holi in storytime, and participate in the Holi tradition of throwing your own colors! Tot Spot: C[...]
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11:00 am Pop Up Holiday: Olympics Closing Ceremony
Pop Up Holiday: Olympics Closing Ceremony
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 25 Pop Up Holiday: Olympics Experiment with movement and music! Go for the Gold and compete in our Programs. Pop Up Play Corner: The Winter Olympics 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Main Level All Ages Put on your imagination cap and compete in the[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Live Theater: The Building Show The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
3:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Live Theater: The Building Show The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
10:00 am Tot Spot: E is for Experiment
Tot Spot: E is for Experiment
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Tot Spot: E is for Experiment[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Creative Arts Studio: Clothespin Paintings Centennial[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Live Theater: The Building Show The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
1:30 pm Storytime: Eureka!
Storytime: Eureka!
Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Storytime: Eureka! Daily 1:30 Sid the[...]
2:00 pm Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Drop-In and Draw: Tools Test City[...]
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd   Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Monday[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
               February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March[...]
9:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
10:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
10:30 am Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 10:30 am- 11:00 am All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Program Room: Clothespin Paintings Centennial Arts[...]
11:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Feb 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
1:30 pm Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 1:30 pm- 2:00 pm All ages Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Eureka!
Storytime: Eureka!
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Storytime: Eureka! Daily 1:30 Sid the[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
               February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: E is for Experiment
Tot Spot: E is for Experiment
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Tot Spot: E is for Experiment[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Creative Arts Studio: Clothespin Paintings Centennial[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Live Theater: The Building Show The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
1:30 pm Storytime: Eureka!
Storytime: Eureka!
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Storytime: Eureka! Daily 1:30 Sid the[...]
2:00 pm Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Drop In & Draw: Tools Test
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Drop-In and Draw: Tools Test City[...]
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoons: Slinky Science
Adventurous Afternoons: Slinky Science
Feb 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March 2nd Adventurous Afternoons Wednesday 3:30-4:00 PM Adventure[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of Day Parade
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
               February Daily & Weekly Programs – Experiment & Experience Put on your lab coat and get out your journals because Sid the Science Kid is at the Please Touch Museum!  Bring questions and get ready to experiment. *Programs end March[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Bend, roll, and build a mini paper sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to add a few pieces to the collaborative sculpture!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday-Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM City Capers All Ages Drop[...]
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 1PM[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
2:00 pm Drop in Draw: Design It
Drop in Draw: Design It
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Drop-In and Draw: Design It City Park Preschool and up with[...]
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine Learning Lab Friday 2:00-4:00 pm Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University. Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Monday 3:00-4:00 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages[...]
3:00 pm Maker: Paper Structures
Maker: Paper Structures
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Maker: Paper Structures Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom Preschool and Elementary[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Tot Spot: B is for Building
Tot Spot: B is for Building
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Tot Spot: B is for Building Fairytale Garden Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30[...]
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM The Playhouse Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
11:00 am Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room: Paper Strip Sculptures Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Bend, roll, and build a mini paper sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to add a few pieces to the collaborative sculpture!
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Live Theater: The Building Show Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 1PM[...]
1:30 pm Engineering Storytime
Engineering Storytime
Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Engineering Storytime Daily 1:30- 2:00 PM Front Step All Ages Get[...]
2:00 pm Drop in Draw: Design It
Drop in Draw: Design It
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine If you can imagine it – you can build it! This month, explore, design and get hands on with loads of materials. *Programs start on March 4th Drop-In and Draw: Design It City Park Preschool and up with[...]
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March Daily & Weekly Programs – Build & Imagine Learning Lab Friday 2:00-4:00 pm Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University. Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Mar 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!
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