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Dec. 18th - 20th
Join Eastern State Penitentiary as we commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Engage in special readings from the landmark text and respond to its relevance today. All special activities are free and open to the public. Daytime tours of Eastern State are available for standard admission prices.
Professional actors, youth, and community leaders read excerpts from Dr. King's letter three times a day on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. After each reading, visitors are invited to respond to the letter's relevance today during an informal discussion moderated by a civil rights scholar.
In addition, on Monday, January 20 only, join us for family activities (10 am - 4 pm) with the African American Museum in Philadelphia and Art Sanctuary, musical performances (1 pm and 3 pm) by Justin Griggs, and community electronics recycling (10 am - 2 pm) with PAR-Recycle Works. More information at www.EasternState.org.
Mar. 18th - Jan. 9th
Visitors to Pennypacker Mills, a Montgomery County historic site are welcome year-round for guided tours of the completely furnished 20th century home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Explore two stories of this unique historic home set on 170 acres of bucolic farmland. Visit for seasonal events, education programs & new exhibits in the Galleries. All tours must be pre-registered and confirmed by a staffer. Call 610-287-9349 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register for a guided tour. Tours take 1 hour; last tour at 3 pm. Please wear a mask and social distance.
Apr. 8th - Oct. 31st
Looking for a fun, outdoor activity for the whole family? Come to Pennypacker Mills and walk the property finding answers to the questions in the Treasure Hunt. The history of the site will be revealed as you stop at informational signs and the Pennsylvania State marker along the way. Enjoy the beauty of the meadow as wildflowers bloom throughout the year. It's easy and fun and free!
What you need to know: Pick up an Outdoor Treasure Hunt brochure from the kiosk near the main parking lot. Follow the map and discover the answers as you walk the site. This is a free activity.
When: Pennypacker Mills is open Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday, 1 to 4 pm. Closed on Mondays and Holidays.
What else can I do at Pennypacker Mills: Take a guided tour! Included is the exhibit, "Greetings from Schwenksville," which features images from the collection of Pennypacker Mills, showing Schwenksville and the surrounding area at the turn-of-the-twentieth century. Tours must be pre-registered by calling 610-287-9349 or email PennypackerMills@montcopa.org. Tours must be confirmed by a staff member. Tours take 1 hour, last tour at 3 pm. Maximum of 10 people on a group tour. Tours are free, suggested donation $2/person.
About Pennypacker Mills - Known for its collection of 18th and 19th century decorative arts, furnishings, personal correspondence, and official documents of Samuel Pennypacker's term as Governor of Pennsylvania. The site offers guided tours, exhibitions, engaging education programs, and seasonal events. The Pennypacker mansion offers visitors a glimpse of life in the early 1900's when the Pennypacker family lived here.
Operated by the Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails & Historic Sites.
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May. 1st - Aug. 9th
Topgolf Summer Academy
Our Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game.
Each Academy is designed and taught by our golf professionals from Topgolf Coach in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Summer Academy is staffed with a low student-to-instructor ratio to ensure each Junior Golfer receives in-depth, hands-on attention while he or she develops a winning golf swing.
Who: Children ages 6-12
When: 9:00AM - 12:00PM | Mon. - Fri.
Select your venue for exact dates.
Attire: Please dress comfortably for the weather and wear flat, closed-toe shoes.
No golf spikes, please.
Child Drop Off: 8:30AM - 9:00AM
Academy Begins: 9:00AM
Lunch: 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Please let us know at registration if your child has any food allergies.
Child Pick Up: 12:00PM - 12:15PM
Entry into the Academy
Topgolf Game Play and Golf Instruction
Lunch (Individually packaged for safety)
Certificate of Completion
Jun. 19th - Aug. 8th
June 19 - - Aug 8, 2021 (7 weeks except the Independent Day weekend)
1:30 pm Instrument class
2:30 pm Interactive Music Fundamentals
Saturday: Western instruments - Violin, Cello, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Piano
Sunday: Chinese instruments - Erhu, Dizi, Pipa, Yangqin, Liuqin, Ruan, Sheng, Suona
Student Age: 7-14; Residency: San Francisco Bay Area
No age, date, instrument, and residency restrictions for one-on-one tuition lessons
Performers Stacy Roth and folksinger Bob Dupre, present their favorite rhymes, riddles, rounds, and ditties from the 17th to early 19th centuries. In addition to vocals, selected songs are accompanied with guitar, fife, penny whistle, drum, and limberjack. Lots of audience participation. For kids, their parents, and their grandparents! Our interactive features include inventing rhymes, answering riddles, singing along, clapping along, jigging in place, learning Continental soldier facing movements to the drum, etc. Event time: 4 pm. Free
Our presenters will perform from the mansion porch. Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn. Wear a mask and social distance. Fun for all ages.