Between school, extracurriculars, play dates and parties, the week starts to feel long and routine for you and the kids. Why not shake it up with some of these local, family friendly events? Here at the FunGuide, we've complied a list of this week's best affordable events and attractions that will keep their attention and yours!
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Learn all about financial literacy with everyone's favorite family The Berenstain Bears! This Wednesday at the Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union in Broomall, PA, children can get hands on experience working with money, learn money management, and even open up their own cub accounts (with their guardian's permission of course)! Designed for kids 10 and under, and their adults.
Learn a fun dance with your little one with the Equilibrium Dance Academy! This completely free workshop is for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers; combining dance, music and play, Zumbini is the perfect afternoon for you and your baby.
If you're (or someone you know) are between grades 7-12, love reading and discussing books, then you can become a teen critic for the Free Library! You Be The Judge allows teens to read the latest in YA literature with free copies, write reviews, and gain community service hours all at once! Participants will also get to be teen critics at Free Library’s Teen Book Blast in October 2017, including even more publisher giveaways!
Another offering this week from Equilibrium Dance Academy; if you can't make it to the Zumbini workshop, head to their free Open House this Saturday instead! Kids and their guardians will be able to tour the school, visit the studio, learn about fall classes and of course, dance! There will also be an encore run of the Zumbini Demo Class for those who may have missed it, or loved it so much they came back!
Celebrate the past and present with Shofuso Japanese House and Garden's traditional Obon Festival! Obon is a traditional holiday in Japan where everyone returns home - anscestors included; celebrating both those that came before, and those that are here now with live music, food and dance. Other highlights include a flea market, and a chance to learn Bon odori - traditional Obon dances.
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