Saturday, September 3, 2011

Just My 2 Cents: The Best Events (Week of Sept. 5th)

So much to do this week! (Monday Sept. 5th to 9th ) ! Here are just a FEW of my favorites. Make sure to check the Family Penny Pincher calendar for event details and for additional events happening this week

Monday, Sept. 5th

Happy Labor Day!
Labor Day Celebration: Franklin Square (Philadelphia) 12pm to 3pm. FREE. All-American fun for kids and families with traditional lawn games.  Prizes include tickets to Philly Mini Golf, the Philadelphia Park Liberty Carousel, and more! 

Tuesday, Sept. 6th

  • Kids eat Free: The Pop Shop (Collingswood, NJ) FREE. through Thurs. Sept. 8th. Back to school time is exhausting -- forms to fill out, new schedules, homework! Who has time to cook? Give yourself a break, bring the kids to The Pop Shop and their entree is free. For kids 12 and under ordering off the Squirt menu. Does not include beverage or dessert.
  •  Espresso Yourself: The Treehouse Coffe Shop (Audubon, NJ) 10am to 11am. $5 sugggested donation. 10am to 11am. That's right, kids ages 5 & under are instructed in self expression through music. It is highly interactive and educational. Not to mention . . . parents get a chance to sit back, relax and enjoy a hot beverage for once. Teaching the wee ones is Sara O'Brien of Studio Luloo.
  • Kids Klub: Voorhees Town Center (Voorhees, NJ) 10am. FREE. VOORHEES TOWN CENTER IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A BRAND NEW KIDS' KLUB…A PLACE WHERE IMAGINATIONS RUN WILD! Join us the first Tuesday of every month in Macy's Court at 11am for awesome adventures and play-a-long fun! Plus, members of the Kids' Klub receive discounts at participating merchants every Tuesday!
Wednesday, Sept. 7th

WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur. Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (Wilmington, DE) 10:30am to 11:15am. 5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult. This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. This month's theme is Those Shoes, by Maribeth Boelts. Everybody in this story wants a special pair of shoes.  This story will help us think a little about both shoes and sharing.
  • A First Look at Monarchs. Norristown Farm Park (Norristown, PA) 1pm to 2pm. $4 per child.  Get a close up look at the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly.  We'll search for eggs, larvae, pupae, and adult butterflies in our abundant field of milkweed.  Learn about the fantastic migration of Monarchs.  Hear a story and make a butterfly craft. Ages 3 and up.  $4 per child. Pre-Registration required. Meet at the picnic pavilions.

  • Target First Wednesday at Please Touch Museum (Philadelphia) 5pm to 7pm. $2 admission. $2 admission from 5-7 p.m. today! Come play the night away at Target First Wednesdays! Check out more info at a Family Penny Pincher Post.
Thursday, Sept. 8th
  • Dora Playdate by Children-More. Jellybean Jungle (Marlton, NJ) 5pm to 7pm. $ 7.00 per child, adults are free. We will offer games, Spanish music and free playtime! Activities for ages 7 and older at the sitting area and Gym playtime for younger ones! Come and enjoy prizes, fun and a great way to start the school year and end of the summer. Click here for a special coupon exclusive to Family Penny Pincher fans for $1.00 off this event!

  • Music Training Center Playdate. Marlton Crossing Shopping Center. (Marlon, NJ) 10am. $10 per child/adults free. Discover the best play facilities in South Jersey.  The second stop on our tour is an exclusive event for SuburbanMomma & Mom2MomNJ fans & members on 9/8 at Music Training Center, a state of the art music facility at the Marlton Crossing Shopping Center. You and your child(ren) will have the opportunity to participate in a full Makin Music class, limited to just 20 participants. Your kids will learn fun, catchy songs and get to bang away on instruments as they sing and play along.

  • Just Mom and Me Playdate. Macy's Court at Moorestown Mall. 11am. FREE. Come and welcome the Fall Season with songs, poems, and reading!  Kids and Parents will enjoy kicking off the season with creating apple stamps and leaf prints. Just Mom & Me Play date, entertainment and crafts provided by the Garden State Discovery Museum. Special giveaways and treats for everyone! This month Sahra Sam's joins us for the fun!

 Friday, Sept. 9th

    • Secret Cinema Prison Movies. Eastern State Penitentary (Philadelphia). Doors open at 7pm. $10. ADULTS. Secret Cinema, a Philadelphia rare movie screening project that shows old films on 16mm film on a giant screen, is returning to Eastern State Penitentiary for the 12th time with two prison-related films. The films will be shown directly outside Al Capone’s cell. First up is Millionaires in Prison, a 1940 comedy/drama featuring Lee Tracy, Linda Hayes, Morgan Conway, Raymond Walburn and Truman Bradley. Next is Types of Inmates from the 1960s, a very rarely-screened grim training film whose opening titles declare its viewing is restricted to prison professionals.  Don’t miss this unique event! 

    Movie Night in the Park. Wood Park (Cinnaminson, NJ). 7:30pm. FREE. Come out to the park for a free showing of "Toy Story 3".

  • Family Movie Night. Dominique Johnson Recreation Center. (Pemberton, NJ). 8:00pm. FREE. Showing "Rango"Free Admission, Free Popcorn and Free gift for children in attendance!

Have a great week!


Pamela said...

This secret cinema event looks amazing. Now how do I get to Philly to enjoy it?

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