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July 2018

Adventure Aquarium (Thursday, July 19th 6:30 P.M.)   Learn about noisy aquatic animals during Swamp Songs and Marsh Melodies. You will even have a chance to touch a horseshoe crab! Please register online.

     Hu La La (Thursday, July 26th 6:30 P.M.) Watch authentic dances from the island of Tahiti, Hawaii, and New Zealand, learn about Polynesian culture, and even put on a grass skirt and hula!

Eyes of the Wild (Thursday, August 2nd 6:30 P.M.) Meet some familiar and exotic animals. Learn how Eyes of the Wild cares for them and fun facts!

From Opera to Abba (Thursday, August 9th 6:30 P.M.)  K-6th graders will get an introduction to Swedish musicians, perform an opening operatic warm-up, collaborative choral son, fanfare fiddle craft & folk dance finale. Keep the fun times rolling on the ride home with a free take-home CD. Please register on the online calendar. 


 More Evening Fun

 Intro to Astronomy

                      Wednesday, July 18th 6:30 P.M.                           

Join Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association as they introduce the fasinating hobby of amateur astronomy. Please register online.





           Colonial Papermaking

         Tuesday, July 24th 6:30 P.M.

  Ages 7+ will learn about how valauble and rare a simple thing like paper was, and how labor-intensive a product to manufacture. Using water and pulp made from clothing fibers and recycled paper, participatns will make sheets of paper to take home. Please register online. 





Entry form must be submitted by August 4th. Machines will be presented to judges on Saturday, August 11th.  Be prepared to explain how it works.  For more information and entry form click here.

 Elementary Programs

       Mondays, July 9th, 16th & 30th 4-5 P.M.

Tuesdays, July 10th, 17th, 31st 1:30-2:30 P.M.

   Learn about forces of nature, engineering, and music with hands-on experiments.

This is a walk-in program.




             Read to the Dogs

         Tuesdays, July 3rd-July 31st

                     12:30-1:30 P.M.

K-6th graders will read books with Nor'Wester Reader Therapy Dogs. Please register for weeks you can attend. Walk-ins welcome if not full.

                     Friday, July 13th


All-ages are invited to read to Olivia, the mini-doxie. This is a walk-in program.


 4-H Pet Club

Wednesdays, July 11th 18th, & 25th

(1-2 P.M.)

Age 8+ are welcome to come learn about dogs, rabbits, and reptiles with the 4-H Pet Club. Please call 215-322-1415 to register. Walk-ins welcome day of if not full.



This class is open to tweens, teens and adults. Please register here.



Enjoy fun, board games and hang out with your friends. This is a walk-in program.

Satuday Fun


              Learn the Philly Bop

                      July 14th 10:30 A.M.                               

Teens and adults are invited to learn the Philly Bop, a form of swing dancing recognized as teh Official Dance fo Philadelphia. Please register online.


 African Drum Circle

July 21st 10:30 A.M.

All ages are invited ot learn about African drumming, sing songs, play and authentic African djembe, and participat in a traditional dance circle. Please register online.


      Pound Fitness

July 28th 10:30 A.M.

Teens and adults are invited to enjoy a full body workout while drumming. Please register online.  



This room is recommended for ages 12+


Thursday, July 12th 6:00 P.M.

Thursday, July 12th 7:00 P.M.

Friday, July 13th 2:00 P.M.

Friday, July 13th 3:00 P.M.

Saturday, July 14th 2:00 P.M.

Saturday, July 14th 3:00 P.M.


 Preschool Programs

Preschool STEAM

       Fridays, July 6th, 20th,27th 

                  10:30-11:30 A.M.

   Learn about forces of nature, dinosaurs, and music with hands-on experiments. This is a walk-in program. Each week is a different theme.




             Spring Story Hour

         Tuesdays, June 19th-August 7th

      Fridays, June 22nd-August 10th

                        10:30-11:30 A.M.

Children will sing songs, listen to stories,  and play with 

                                               educational toys. All ages welcome and this is a walk-in program.


 Touch a Truck

Tuesday, July 17th 

                             (10:30-11:30 A.M.)

All ages are invited to learn about police, fire, and the public works department while exploring the vehicles they use.

         Music and Motion with Ms. Nancy

Mondays, July 2nd, 9th, 23rd & 30th

(10:30-11:15 A.M.)

Ages birth and up are invited to sing, dance, and move with Ms. Nancy, a professional music teacher experienced in parent-child music programs. This is a walk-in program until space filled.   

  Music Fun with Dayle

Wednesdays, July 11th, 18th & August 1st and 8th

(10:30-11:15 A.M.)

This high energy music program includes singing, dancing, games and lots of musical instruments. Each class introduces a different style of music such as Marching Band, Jazz, Classical and Pop. Please register online.

Block Party

Thursday, July 19th

(10:30-11:30 A.M.)

All ages are invited to play with blocks and toys.  



Click here for a full calendar of events.