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American Girl Tea & History

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Sunday, March 11, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cecile Ray and Marie Grace (1854)


Sunday, April 22, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Julie Albright (1974)


Tuesday, May 29, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Kit Kitteridge (1934)

 

Enjoy afternoon teatime with your doll and friends. Each tea will feature a character from American Girl®, and we will learn what life was like for the children during her era. We will also discuss a female historical figure from the time period. Both boys and girls may join us for this get-together. Everyone is welcome to take a diary home and bring it with them to each tea. This event is free but donations are kindly accepted. Contact Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at 215-679-3103 or alyssa@schwenkfelder.com to register for the event.

Parent's Night Out!

Thursday, May 24, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come join us again this spring for a chance to have a date night or to run some errands! There will be plenty of crafts, games and activities. The cost will be $5 per child. Dinner will be included.
Please register for the event by contacting Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at alyssa@schwenkfelder.com or call her at 215-679-3103.


NEW - Teen Lecture Series

We are introducing a new lecture series geared toward middle school and high school age youth. We will cover one topic and hold an open discussion when the lecture is completed. A snack will be included. The cost will be $3 per child.

Clothing and Status in Early America into the Regency Era

April 18, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

We will discuss clothing and how it portrayed one's status in Early America. Also, the lecture will focus on how clothing changed due to outside forces and what caused these changes. Contact Museum Educator Alyssa McQuirns at 215-679-3103 or alyssa@schwenkfelder.com to register for the event.

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