After last year’s birthday party, your house looked like a barn.
This year, farm it out to It’s My Pony Party. Rent one (or a few) of the ponies for kid-friendly rides and photo ops. The ponies even come dressed in costumes of your choosing (wings, tiaras, sombreros).
No need to wait until spring to get in on the action — the whole cavalry is trained to be inside.
They’re bound to be better behaved than his usual rowdy pals.
And a whole lot more stable.
It’s My Pony Party (215-990-9059 or itsmyponyparty.com).
What: In conjunction with the Dialogues with Darwin exhibition, curious kids (ages 5 and up) can check out a worm farm, make crafts, and learn about wrigglers.
Why: Get the dirt.
When: Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Where: American Philosophical Society, 104 S. Fifth St. (215-440-3442).
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
What: Listen to up-and-comers perform alongside Elizabeth Pitcairn and her centuries-old red violin.
Why: It’s instrumental.
When: Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. Tickets at 215-893-1999 or online at tickets.ticketphiladephia.org.
Persian Tile Mosaics
What: Spend an afternoon creating a tiny masterpiece out of everyday materials.
Why: World piece.
When: Tues., 4 p.m.
Where: Free Library of Philadelphia, Haverford Branch, 5543 Haverford Ave. (215-685-1964).
Photo: Courtesy of It’s My Pony Party