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Children's Workshops

Themes and activities are based on temporary and permanent exhibition topics, gallery discussions, and related Pennsylvania history. Each workshop is 5$ per participant. Parents are welcome to participate in the activities. Most lessons and activities are designed for students in elementary and middle school but some exceptions apply. Please pre-register for workshops! Contact Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at 215-679-3103 or by email, alyssa@schwenkfelder.com.

Honoring Memorial Day
May 22, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Memorial Day weekend is more than time to have a cookout; it is time to remember those who served our country. We will be dicussing how this day came to be and what led up to its creation. Also, we will be making a Memorial Day Remembrance Quilt that will be hung in the room. Snack included.

Philadelphia: Where it all began!
June 5, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The city right in our backyard helped to form the country we have today! We will be discussing the role Philadelphia had in the Revolutionary War and its time as the Capital after the war. Snack included.

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