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Fall Play Date in the Park

When: Sunday , September 24th, 11 am – 2 pm

Where: Trotwood Hills Playgrounds

Join us for the first Family Event of the season! We will meet at the Trotwood Hills playground for a play date in the park. Open to all ages! Please bring a lunch for your family. This park has a pavilion and picnic tables next to the playground. There is also a splash pad.

RSVP deadline is past

Event Types:

Family Event – PA KIDS FEST

 Let’s meet for Kid’s Fest at Washington Crown Center at 10 am at the main gate.

Date: March 7, 2020
Time: 10:00 am to ???
Washington Crown Center
1500 W Chestnut St
Washington, PA 15301

Kids Fest is Washington County’s biggest family-friendly event. It’s a free, fun-filled day of activities for the whole family. The day features live stage entertainment, inflatable fun zones, sports and fitness areas, health and wellness zones, and sports demos. More info can be found here: http://kidsfestpa.com/

Please RSVP so we know who to look for. Hope to see you there.

Let Sara Lucas or Mary Leskosky know if you have any questions.


Ronald Mcdonald House Charity Event

The families participating in this special Playgroup will be decorating and stuffing comfort/no time to pack bags for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. 

Date: Sunday, January 19th
Time: 11:30 AM – 2 PM
Location: McLaughlin Run Activity Center

We will ask that each family bring something to add to the bags. The theme for the bags will be comfort/no time to pack. 

We’ll also order pizza so please bring a few dollars in cash to chip in for a group order.

We would love it if everyone could be creative in bringing something they would love to have if they found themselves away from home and in crisis (slippers, toiletries, small blanket or pillow, toothbrush, comb, snack etc). This link is provided as guidance https://rmhcpgh-mgtn.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Welcome-Bags_2019.pdf

Before we start stuffing the bags we will talk to the families about the Ronald McDonald House and give the kids a chance to say what they brought and why. 

Please bring at least 20 items to include in the bags. All items must be new and in packaging. No used items, homemade food or foods containing peanuts/tree nuts. 

Family Event: Sledding and cocoa

Grab your sleds and be prepared to warm your mittens with some hot cocoa. 

Sledding with a hot cocoa bar on January 11 at 1 PM at the McLaughlin Run Activity Center (1770 McLaughlin Run Rd).

We will also have some fun winter crafts and games for the kids to do.  

If your child is looking for community hours for school: have your child plan and host a craft, game, activity for this event.  Please let us know (links below) if you have any questions.  

Please bring a small (peanut-free) snack to share.  

Let Sara Lucas, Katie Ann Heddaeus or Mary Leskosky know if you have any questions.


Family Event: Simmons Farm

Please join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly farm tour with hayride at Simmon’s Farm!

When: Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 am. 
Simmons Farm
170 Simmons Road
McMurray, PA  15317

Tickets are $16.50 per person (or $13.00 per person without a pumpkin) and include hayride, choice of pumpkin  from the field, and many other fun activities (click here for more information).  Tickets will be purchased at the door. 

If it rains, we will reschedule this event for another day.

Please RSVP so we look out for you.

Hope to see you there!

Family Event: Movie in the Park – Take two

Please join us for a BYOB picnic, ice cream social and then a movie in the park!  We will have the kids make ice cream in a bag and then have toppings for them to create their own sundaes.  We will bring some ice cream for the adults too.  

Let’s meet at 5:30 PM  on August 14 at
South Park Amphitheater
100 Farmshow Dr, South Park Township, PA

The movie starts at sunset.  The movie showing will be “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (Rating PG)