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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

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Storybook Ball – Medieval Fantasy!
Storybook Ball – Medieval Fantasy!
Apr 22 all-day
Storybook Ball - Medieval Fantasy!
Storybook Ball Medieval Fantasy! Jump into Medieval Fairytales at Please Touch Museum. Enter a castle, meet Sleeping Beauty, Merida, and a knight in shining armor, listen to captivating tales, and become a knight while exploring history through play, stories, and characters. Tickets are on sale now! Pricing:[...]
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10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Program Room
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Storytime
Apr 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play Storytime Daily 1:30 pm – 2 pm Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Main Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories,[...]
2:00 pm Drop-in & Draw
Drop-in & Draw
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play!   Drop-in & Draw Sid the Science Kid: The Super- Duper Exhibit!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine
Innovate & Imagine
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play! Innovate & Imagine Hamilton Hall, Main Level Ages: 4+  with adult caregiver Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work[...]
4:15 pm End of the Day Music and Movement
End of the Day Music and Movement
Apr 23 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Music and Movement Daily 4:30 – 5 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.
9:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Apr 24 @ 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
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
10:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Program Room
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
11:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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[...]
2:00 pm Drop-in & Draw
Drop-in & Draw
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play!   Drop-in & Draw Sid the Science Kid: The Super- Duper Exhibit!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
4:15 pm End of the Day Music and Movement
End of the Day Music and Movement
Apr 24 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Music and Movement Daily 4:30 – 5 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Program Room
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Storytime
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play Storytime Daily 1:30 pm – 2 pm Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Main Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories,[...]
2:00 pm Drop-in & Draw
Drop-in & Draw
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play!   Drop-in & Draw Sid the Science Kid: The Super- Duper Exhibit!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoon
Adventurous Afternoon
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play! Adventurous Afternoon Adventure Camp, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Embark on a 30-minute adventure to ignite curiosity for science and nature through observations, questions, and[...]
4:15 pm End of the Day Music and Movement
End of the Day Music and Movement
Apr 25 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Music and Movement Daily 4:30 – 5 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
12:00 pm Strolling Puppet Tour
Strolling Puppet Tour
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play! Strolling Puppet Tour Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Join a Museum educator and strolling puppet for a friendly[...]
1:30 pm Storytime
Storytime
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play Storytime Daily 1:30 pm – 2 pm Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Main Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories,[...]
2:00 pm Drop-in & Draw
Drop-in & Draw
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play!   Drop-in & Draw Sid the Science Kid: The Super- Duper Exhibit!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
3:00 pm Tinker Time
Tinker Time
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play! Tinker Time Temporary Program Room, Lower Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Tinker, make, create.  Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology through open-ended explorations.
4:15 pm End of the Day Music and Movement
End of the Day Music and Movement
Apr 26 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Music and Movement Daily 4:30 – 5 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Program Room
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Storytime
Apr 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play Storytime Daily 1:30 pm – 2 pm Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Main Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories,[...]
2:00 pm Drop-in & Draw
Drop-in & Draw
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play!   Drop-in & Draw Sid the Science Kid: The Super- Duper Exhibit!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
4:15 pm End of the Day Music and Movement
End of the Day Music and Movement
Apr 27 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Music and Movement Daily 4:30 – 5 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
11:00 am Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Program Room
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
1:00 pm Live Theater: The Building Show
Live Theater: The Building Show
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Daily & Weekly Programming Performance: The Building Show Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver 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
Storytime
Apr 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
April Daily & Weekly Programming: 5 Senses Please touch, smell, see, and hear!  We’ll be exploring the senses through play Storytime Daily 1:30 pm – 2 pm Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Main Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories,[...]
4:15 pm End of the Day Music and Movement
End of the Day Music and Movement
Apr 28 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Music and Movement Daily 4:30 – 5 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.
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