Swing into Spring Celebration at the Playground with Two of a Kind

Celebrate spring as we kickoff a series of exciting playground programs with a family-friendly concert featuring Two of a Kind!

Date

Saturday, April 20


Time

9:30 am - 11:30 am


Location

Anna C. Verna Playground

Anna C. Verna Playground
Picnic Area #2 at FDR Park
Philadelphia PA, 19145


Celebrate spring by joining Fairmount Park Conservancy and children’s music performers Two of a Kind for a concert at FDR Park’s new Anna C. Verna Playground on Saturday, April 20 from 9:30–11:30 AM.

Two of a Kind is David and Jenny Heitler-Klevans, an award-winning musical duo specializing in interactive music for children and families. Two of a Kind gets audiences of all ages involved in the show, through singing, movement, sign language, lyrics-on-the-spot, puppets, and more. They have released 10 CDs and one DVD, garnering over 20 national awards.

Two of a Kind will play two 45-minute sets (schedule below) underneath the playground’s pavilion. Enjoy a music-filled morning along with kid-friendly giveaways and free water ice (while supplies last) from Dre’s Water Ice.

Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. Registration is appreciated but not required. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

–9:30–10:15 AM: Two of a Kind performance
–10:15–10:30 AM: Intermission
10:30–11:15 AM: Two of a Kind performance

Read more about the Anna C. Verna Playground here.

SPRING 2024 PLAYGROUND POP-UPS: MUSIC IN THE PARK
(all events are from 9:30-11:30 AM)

Saturday, April 20: Family-Friendly Concert with Two of a Kind
Tuesday, May 7: Storytime with the Free Library
Saturday, May 18: Making Music with Mister John
Tuesday, June 4: Making Music with Mister John
Saturday, June 15: Movement and Melodies with Music Play Patrol


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • Families are welcome to drop in anytime between 9:30-11:30 AM.
  • All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Pop-up events are entirely outside so please dress for the weather.


PARKING/GETTING THERE:
The Anna C. Verna Playground is located across from the Olmstead Overlook. There is plenty of free parking near the playground. As always, never leave valuables in your car! If traveling by public transit, use SEPTA to travel to Broad Street Line’s NRG Station (last stop). The nearest Indego bike station is at Broad and Pattison.


QUESTIONS? Please reach out to programs@myphillypark.org

Enjoy our programs? Become a Supporter of Fairmount Park Conservancy to help ensure that Philadelphia’s parks are enhanced for generations to come!


In the event of heavy rain or other severe conditions, the event will be canceled or rescheduled if possible. Registrants will be notified via email.