Save the date for a playful, adults-only, cocktail reception on Wednesday, May 13th*, 6:00-8:00pm, to benefit Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse.
Join us for hors d’oeuvres from popular food trucks, music, drinks, games, a silent auction, and the presentation of the 2015 Ida Newman Magic of Play Award to Philadelphia Eagles’ linebacker Connor Barwin.
Questions? Contact us at 215.765.4325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*rain or shine
Visitor Services Assistants are responsible for welcoming and interacting with visitors at Smith Memorial Playground, assisting with general office work, and maintaining a clean and safe environment in the Playhouse and on the Playground. They are the first point of contact for the public to Smith and must have exceptional people skills, strong attention to detail, and a commitment to friendly customer service. Training for VSAs begins in March. Part-time seasonal hours are available April – September, with the possibility of additional work October - December.
Click here for more details and to apply.
Kids 10 and younger and caregivers are invited to Smith’s Seasonal Grand Playground Opening party, Play-A-Palooza. Join us for 6 1/2 acres of play including crafts from the Philly Art Center, hands-on science from The Hacktory, a mobile farm from Greener Partners and the Junior League of Philadelphia, soccer activities from Soccer Shots, a Honey Bee demonstration from Manayunk Farm, snacks for kids from Whole Foods Callowhill, and more fun on the 6 1/2 acre Playground!
All adults must be accompanied by a child. Tickets $10/child, free for Smith members! Become a member at www.smithplayground.org/membership/.
Single Tickets: http://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/play2015/
Rain date is 3/29/15, 12-4pm.
On Saturday, March 7th the Soccer Shots Spring season will begin at Smith! Soccer Shots is a program offered to children 2-8 that meets once a week at daycare centers, schools, and parks throughout the city to introduce your child to soccer! Soccer Shots instructors are energetic and enthusiastic, are great teachers, and love working with children. Spring sessions will take place on Saturdays from March 7th – May 16th from 2:30pm – 4:30pm, we hope to see you there! More about Soccer Shots
Saturday, March 7th | 9:30AM – 12:00PM
Philadelphia History Museum
15 South 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Please join us for a guided trolley tour of historic play sites with Dr. Deborah Shine Valentine, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Saint Joseph’s University, on Saturday, March 7th from 9:30am to 12pm, beginning at the Philadelphia History Museum. Tour participants will learn about what play looked like in early 20th century Philadelphia, driving past locations of historical significance, including Starr Garden, as well as popular new destinations like Sister Cities Park. The tour culminates in a visit to Smith and a ride down the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide!
Tickets $30; $15 for Smith and Philadelphia History Museum members*
*Includes admission to the Philadelphia History Museum for non-members
More information and tickets at smithplayground.ticketleap.com/playtour
For more information on the How Philly Plays exhibit, click here.