Take me to the river
Traipse down to Mill Creek in Rolling Rock Park to search for frogs, fish and sparkling rocks studded with semi-precious stones. Nets, microscopes, scoops and boots will be provided. Free. Park at 1301 Rose Glen Rd., Gladwyne. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. www.lmconservancy.org; 610-645-9030.
Havertown resident Kevork Medzdourian tells his life story in My 41 Years in Iraq. The memoir details his tumultuous daily life growing up and living in Baghdad. Free. Talk at Barnes and Noble, 720-30 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr. 7:30 p.m. 610-520-0355.
Students from Temple University's Film School present their documentary, narrative, experimental, and animated films and videos at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. $8.75; $6 seniors; free for students. Institute at 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr. 7 p.m. www.brynmawrfilm.org; 610-527-9898.
Venture through the looking glass with the Storybook Musical Theatre when it presents a musical version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. $12; $10 children. Production at the Bluett Theater of St. Joseph's University, 56th St. and Overbrook Ave., Philadelphia. 10:15 a.m. Monday through Friday. www.storybookmusical.org; 215-659-8550.