Wee Bits: Mommy Makeovers, Family Game Night and New Toy Stores

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Momo’s Treehouse has opened a second location at 22nd and South streets, and is having a party on Saturday to celebrate. There will be face painting, a fossil dig, make-your-own putty, a scavenger hunt, balloons and cupcakes. (Do these people get kids, or what?) Party starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m.

These runoff rain gardens in Fishtown are very cool.

On Friday, Penn Museum is hosting a Family Game Night.

Here is a touching first-person piece, written by a Philly teacher, about how much teachers spend on school supplies. Please help.

Wee expert and pal Perri Borish has a Postpartum and New Parent Support Group starting tonight at Center City Pediatrics.

Center City now has a MOM’S Organic Market. More supermarkets. Yay!

ICYMI: I wrote this feature story for Philly Mag on “Mommy Makeovers”, the post-baby plastic surgery trend. Newsflash: It’s hard being a women.

Heads up: PucciManuli, one of the best toy stores (really, it’s so much more than a toy store) is moving to a new spot in Ardmore this month and doubling in size. The old location was pretty magical, so this bigger one is sure to be extra.

Friends Central is hosting an awesome, double-header event on Saturday, 9/16. The first is “Winged Wonders”, a program that teaches kids about the beauty of monarch butterfly migration. It’s free and is at the lower school from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Later that afternoon (2 p.m.), at the upper school, The New York Times bestselling Young Adult author Sarah Mass (of the popular “Throne of Glass” series) will be giving a talk . Find all the info you need here.

Britax car seats and Thompson Lexus are co-hosting an event for parents in Willow Grove on September 20th. Experts will be on hand to discuss car seat instillation, safety and cars. (The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thompson.)

Since we are on the topic. This is helpful: Target lets you trade in your old carseat and get a discount on a new one.

St. Peter’s School in Society Hill (a very sweet place) has started their free story times again.