Philadelphia Events, Coupons, Reviews!
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 email@example.com to pre-register for a guided tour. Tours take 1 hour; last tour at 3 pm. Please wear a mask and social distance.
Apr. 5th - May. 5th
CodeWizardsHQ's annual Code Challenge is a global coding competition made for kids ages 8-18. It's free and beginner-friendly.
Learn foundational coding concepts and programming skills in this fun and educational event.
Our Deep Space Crystal Chase has been designed by a team of our own developers, CodeWizardsHQ Senior Teachers, to be an interactive, fun, beginner-friendly learning experience. These daily coding challenges lets kids to learn and they go. The 21 levels teach basic concepts and skills so students develop a passion for coding.
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.
May. 4th - Sep. 28th
Go beyond coding and game design - Get into App Design!
Join this LIVE Virtual class to invent and learn how to create apps for Android devices with MIT App Inventor 2. You will learn how to use this cool coding platform to turn your ideas for apps into reality, maybe even sell your apps! Perfect for ages 10 and above.
May. 4th - 25th
You Play Them - Now Make Them!
Learn how to create your very own 3D video games and share your completed games with the world! Using KODU, an intuitive object-based coding engine developed by Microsoft, participants will be able to create their own unique game environments and challenges. Final projects are fully functional video games ready to be played! Perfect for ages 8-15. Please note: KODU Game Lab is currently only supported for Windows operating systems.
Virtual Live Sessions are held Tuesdays from 4PM to 5PM Pacific Time.
May. 5th - Sep. 28th
Computer Coding - Live Virtual Class
Create your very own computer programs and share them with the world! This Live! Virtual Class explores important concepts of coding, using an easy-to-learn visual programming language developed by MIT, called Scratch! Join others for exciting and fun coding. Create interactive projects, animations, music videos and video games! Perfect for Ages 7 - 12.
Live Virtual Sessions are held Tuesdays from 3PM to 4PM Pacific Time.
May. 5th - Aug. 28th
Join the Ukulele Class - You are never too young or too old to have fun with this instrument!
May. 5th - Sep. 29th
Piano Keyboard Class
Join this Piano Class and have FUN! Learn important basics about piano and music, while learning new songs.
May. 6th - 27th
Cartoon Drawing Class
Learn the secrets of cartoon drawing and create your very own cartoon story in this unique arts class. Students will learn to draw cartoon characters and other elements. Students explore creating their very own story ideas and turn them into actual cartoon strips. Perfect for ages 8-15.