Please Touch Museum
Jeff Bolton filled in for Chris and discussed Mayor Michael Nutter’s expanded plans for next month’s Papal visit, Governor Tom Wolf calling on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign, and NBC canceling a mayoral debate because of Jim Kenney’s demands. He talked with Economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the government’s record tax collections at 7:00 and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about Chase Utley’s future with the team at 8:00.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia celebrated 160 years on Wednesday with a birthday party at the Please Touch Museum.
Parents of toddlers can enjoy a number of fun and educational activities in the City of Brotherly Love and surrounding suburbs. These are some of our top picks.
Philadelphia is a veritable treasure trove of museums, with a seemingly endless supply of galleries, special exhibits, historic buildings and conservatories to explore.
Museum curator Stacey Swigart says “Imagination Playground” gets its name from the giant foam-block play system developed by architect David Rockwell.
Families at the museum are celebrating the start of the “Year of the Goat” on the Chinese calendar with a variety of themed activities.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is advising the public about a potential exposure to a case of measles in Delaware and Philadelphia counties.
Designed as a continuous loop, Philly PHLASH allows riders to hop on and off at 20 stops, either right in front of or within steps of the city’s most popular sites.
Hess is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hess Toy Truck with a first-ever Mobile Museum visiting Please Touch Museum on November 22 and 23!
The mother, who asked we conceal her identity, told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter she was reading to her six-year-old daughter and four-year-old son on the Museum steps, only a few feet from the front door, when the man suddenly approached, began screaming and waving his hands, demanding money.
The weather is heating up and so is the fun at The Porch at 30th Street Station. Dan Majka has the scoop on what’s hot… and cool in June.
Currently in its third year of programming, The Porch at 30th Street offers great food, fitness and lots of free fun.
Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.
Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Storybook Ball at the Please Touch Museum on March 15th, 2014.
If you’re looking for something fun and educational to do with your children, Philadelphia offers plenty of options. There are a number of options that offer hands-on experiences and lots of opportunities to learn something about the city and its history.