Remedy Spring Fever at Play-A-Palooza 2017: Smith Memorial Playground’s Seasonal Playground Grand Opening Party
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Philadelphia, PA (March 3, 2016) – As “Spring fever” spreads, Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse will celebrate Play-A-Palooza, its seasonal playground grand opening party on Saturday, March 25, 2016 from 12pm – 4pm. Families will enjoy nature exploration, carnival games, arts and crafts, and other special activities in the 6 1/2 acre Playground before the official start of Playground season.
Several local partners including Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Art Splash program, Greener Partners, The Junior League of Philadelphia, Let’s Go Outdoors, Northeast Treatment Centers, READ by 4th, Soccer Shots, So Love Autistic Center, Tinkergarten, Philadelphia Water Department, the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Words at Play program, and children’s book author Anna Forrester will help present the day’s activities. Healthy snacks will be provided by Costco Wholesale, Herr’s, and Wawa. Smith’s Executive Director Meg Wise noted that “Play-a-Palooza is one of the happiest days of the year. We are thrilled to reopen the Playground after the winter, and can’t wait to welcome families back for days of play at Smith.”
Play-A-Palooza is free for Smith members or $10 per child for non-members (accompanying adults free). Get a head start on the Playground season by RSVP’ing or purchasing advance tickets and memberships at: https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/playapalooza2017
Extended Playground and Playhouse visiting hours for free family visits begin April 1st, when the Playhouse is open 10-4 T-F and 10-6 on weekends and the Playground is open 10-6 T-F and 10-7 on weekends.
Contact: Zoe Hillengas