Settlement Music School, the largest community school of the arts in the United States with six locations in South, West and Northeast Philadelphia, Germantown, Willow Grove and Camden, New Jersey, will offer their Children’s Music Workshop for children ages 4-10 on Saturdays at Smith beginning this Winter 2015 (ages 4-6 classes begin Jan 17; ages 7-10 classes start date TBD).
Children’s Music Workshop helps students develop basic beginning theory skills, ear training, notation and musical development through singing, creative expression and body movement, and beginning ensemble work using specially designed percussion instruments. Registration details below:
Settlement Music School Children’s Music Workshop at Smith Playground
Saturdays (start date TBC)
Class Length: 10 weeks
Children’s Music Workshop (ages 4 – 6): 10am – 11am
Children’s Music Workshop (ages 7 – 10): 11am – 12pm
$175; 15% discount for Smith members (become a member)
Please call or email Settlement Music School and reference “Smith Playground site”
Join us for our annual Winter Wonderland celebration at Smith Memorial Playground on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 4pm – 6pm! Children 10 and younger and their caregivers will enjoy the 6 1/2 acre Playground and 16,000 sq. ft. Playhouse, craft activities, gingerbread house decorating, a hot cocoa bar, and more!
This event is free for Smith members, $10 per child for non-members.
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Join us at Smith on Saturday, November 22nd from 1pm – 4pm to DESIGN, BUILD, and PLAY in celebration of Fort Day! Bring your own boxes, sticks, blankets, and found objects to create the fort of your dreams, or come with ideas to help build forts with shared building materials on site! Get for an afternoon of fort-building adventures!
Using photographs and stories from the playground’s archives, Dr. Deborah Shine Valentine, assistant professor of early childhood education at Saint Joseph’s University, will take you on a pictorial tour of the history of play and Smith Memorial Playground on Wednesday, November 19th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Philadelphia History Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition Philadelphia Voices: How Philly Plays: 115 Years at Smith Memorial Playground.
Tickets $10; Free for Smith and Philadelphia History Museum members!
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