Kids' Festival

A fund-raising event Saturday for the all-volunteer East Brandywine Fire Company will give families the opportunity to enjoy a variety of games and activities for $10 per child. The attractions include face painting, hayrides, fire-truck rides, jewelry making, sand art and several inflatable rides as well as the Ladder 49 Water Tower Shower, a spray from Ladder 49 that will soak willing participants once an hour. Food will be available and live music will be provided by the Delchronix. Call 610-636-6930 for more information.

Date:

Saturday (rain date is Sunday)

Time:

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location:

East Brandywine Community Park, Dilworth Road and Hopewell Road, Downingtown

Fee:

$10 per child

Open House

An evening of family fun is planned for the open-house event Friday evening at the new headquarters of the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Kids' entertainment will include a balloon artist, stilt walker, cartoon characters, juggling magician, ventriloquist and a DJ. The local firehouse mascot, Sparky the dog, will make an appearance and the Phoenixville police will offer fingerprinting for kids. Call 610-917-9890 or visit

» READ MORE: www.pchf1.org

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Date:

Friday

Time:

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location:

Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, 821 Gay St., Phoenixville

Fee:

Free

Mom and Kids Yoga

A yoga class designed for mothers and their children age 18 months to 5 years will be offered at the YWCA. The series of classes will teach breathing and stretching to build strength, flexibility and, best of all, maternal bonding! Moms and kids will have fun learning simple poses in a safe environment. You can take individual classes. Call 610-692-3737 for more information.

Date:

Wednesdays, through June 25

Time:

10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Location:

YWCA Chester County, 123 N. Church Street, West Chester

Fee:

$9 per class; there are three session left.

Stream Study

Naturalists Dave Jarvie and Nick Zurga will lead an exploration of French Creek. Discover what organisms are present in the water by performing a plant and animal study, chemical testing of the water and other interactive learning techniques. Hip boots and waders are recommended. Parents must accompany younger participants. Learn how to register by calling 610-469-1916.

Date:

Saturday

Time:

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Location:

Warwick Park (meet at the lower parking lot), 191 County Park Road, Pottstown

Fee:

Free (registration is required)

Children's Art Festival

Families are welcome to come and create environment inspired artwork at the Children's Art Festival Saturday in Haverford, which will feature 12 different project stations. The children will use natural or found objects for projects such as making weathergrams, secret gardens, papermaking, rain sticks and more. A green-themed concert will be performed by kids' rock band, the Cat's Pajamas from noon to 1 p.m. Face painting and refreshments will also be available. Call 610-525-0272 or visit

» READ MORE: www.mainlineart.org

for more information.

Date:

Saturday

Time:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:

Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Fee:

Free

- Megan Wilkins