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Beyond Learning Differences

Can you recognize a learning difference in a child? There are 4.6 million school-age children in the U.S. with learning differences. They can be neighbors, friends, family or even your own children. If you suspect your child has a learning difference, the best place to start is often by seeking the opinion of a medical or educational professional.

Kids' Broken Bones Require Specialized Pediatric Orthopaedics

Specialized pediatric orthopedic care provides family-friendly service and support and attention to the unique medical needs of children. Shriner's Hospital in Philadelphia offers a walk-in clinic for fractures.

Online Therapy Connects Pediatric Patients to Services

Online therapy services provides pediatric occupational, speech and behavioral services from the convenience of home.

 

 

 

 

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April 2017

The walk aims to provide hope and support for those touched with Huntington’s disease. Philly Cure HD’s mission is to improve the lives of those local individuals afflicted with HD...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA  19437
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Contact Name: Meg Byrne
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Enjoy a magnificent display of spring ephemerals at the annual celebration of the season. Stroll through native plant gardens at the peak of their glory, enjoy live music, gardening...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Rd.
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Join for hayrides to the top of the landfill, tours of the recycling center, wind farm and wastewater facility. Also enjoy free workshops, entertainment, and over 100 vendors, crafters...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Atlantic City Utilities Authority
6700 Delilah Rd.
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Contact Name: Kristi Aiken
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Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for zoo animals.

Cost: $12, nonmembers; $10, members

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
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Multiple events exploring what it is like to be: a Conservator an Innovator a K’New Architect a Paleontologist a Farm Scientist an Ecologist a Pennovator a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple locations
, PA


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Install floating wetlands off the museum’s docks as part of its expanding environmental education initiatives. These small islands contain native plant species that provide a habitat for...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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The museum transforms into a magical palace at this signature event where beloved stories and their characters come to life. Kids are invited to dress the part and celebrate reading with this...

Cost: $5-$25

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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In honor of Earth Day, help improve the earth by reusing and up-cycling household trash into treasured objects.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 S Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware

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Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of recycling & gardening workshops, music by The Naked Sun and food.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Appel Farm Arts and Music Center
457 Shirley Rd.
Elmer, NJ  08318
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Telephone: 856-358-2472
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See the space station via virtual reality, investigate a crime scene for evidence, learn about blood typing, gain a deeper understanding of what you eat, use mathematics and data to discover the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rowan College at Burlington County
900 College Circle
Mount Laurel, NJ  08054
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This family open house will feature hands-on activities and presentations by guest scientists--all focused on the wonders of ocean organisms and coral reefs. Though activities are geared toward...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wagner Free Institute of Science
1700 W. Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19121
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Sponsor: Wagner Free Institute of Science
Telephone: 215-763-6529
Contact Name: Cara Scharf
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Learn how to track honeybees, recognize when a bee has been infected by a deadly Zombie Fly and map sites of ground-nesting bees.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm
6026 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Celebrate spring by learning to build and fly a kite with Clifford "The Kiteman" Quinn. Bring your own kite to fly or build and decorate one (limited quantities available).

Cost: $5 per family

Where:
Fonthill Castle
East Court Street & Route 313
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Fonthill Castle
Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Find out how how summer camp programs for campers ages 3-14 can be a memorable experience for campers. Staff members and the camp director will be on-site to meet potential campers, answer...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Rd.
Chesterfield, NJ  08515
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Telephone: 609-298-4028
Contact Name: Brian Kuser
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Looking for the perfect overnight camp experience for your kiddos? Join for a tour of Appel Farm Arts Camp. Explore all the exciting elements the arts program, complete with a tour of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Appel Farm Arts Camp
457 Shirley Rd.
Elmer, NJ  08318
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Sponsor: Appel Farm Arts Camp
Telephone: 800-394-8478
Contact Name: Tracy Power
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Join for a day filled with science, technology, engineering, art and math. Explore the science of sport and body movement, learn which numbers always surround you, catch a planetarium show,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Rd.
Glassboro, NJ  08028
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From big oceans to trickling creeks, our planet holds more H2O than anything else! We need water to cook, wash, drink, and more. Kids will don a scientist’s lab coat and explore how...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pier 68
Pier 70 Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Sponsor: Nature Lands Trust
Telephone: 610-353-5587 ext. 22
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Help get the garden ready for the growing season and take a tour of camp (if you enroll you receive a special gift!). Staff and former campers will be on hand.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ramah Day Camp Community Garden
7601 Old York Rd.
, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Ramah Day Camp
Telephone: 215-885-8556
Contact Name: Eileen Graub

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NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Includes food, games and rides. Games and rides provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
50th St. & Woodland Ave.
50th & Woodland Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19143
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Sponsor: Evely Graves Ministry
Telephone: 215-432-5550
Contact Name: Christian
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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During this fan festival for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages, witness incredible creations made entirely from LEGO bricks. Festivities include building and racing your own custom built LEGO derby...

Cost: $27.50-$76.50

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave.
Oaks, PA
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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This half mile walk is specially designed for the youngest explorers, with hands-on activities along the way. The newest activities are designed by Girl Scout Ruchi Aluwalia, and she will...

Cost: $7; $5, members.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Tour guides will highlight some of the most significant and unique antiques in the collection. Don’t miss the story of the rare delft punch bowl with a Loyalist inscription, which is on...

Cost: $8

Where:
Woodford Mansion
2300 N 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Look, learn and chat during these playful tours. 

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Families can explore the new installation in Kids’ Corner, Lenny the Ice Cream Man, and create ice cream magnets to take home.   

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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This family-friendly event features magic shows, fair food, midway games and rides for all ages, from fun kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, along the colorful midway. Festival...

Cost: $2 admission; ride cost varies.

Where:
Delmar Days Spring Carnival Grounds
9561 Ocean Hwy.
Delmar, MD  21875
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Sponsor: Dreamland Amusements
Telephone: 866-666-3247
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One of the most beloved musicals in Broadway history Camelot, with book and lyrics by Moss Hart and Frederick Loewe and music by Alan Jay Lerner, transports us to the world of King Arthur,...

Cost: $33/$6

Where:
Candlelight Theater
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, PA
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Science comes to your neighborhood as some of the city’s most engaging experts lead this program. Spark a passion for STEM learning through experiments, animal encounters and kid (and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple Locations
, PA

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Students will create their own website using WordPress and add content via web pages. They’ll also learn how to customize their website using the theme, menu and widget features. This...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gladwyne Montessori School
920 Youngs Ford Road
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Ben York
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Dr. Dan Hoover discusses services for anxiety and depression in individuals with autism.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Autism Delaware Office
928 Old Harmony Rd.
Newark, DE  19713
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Website »

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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
View map »

More information

Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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This program designed for toddlers will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as...

Cost: $3, family.

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilimington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: Delaware State Parks
Telephone: (302) 761-6963
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A Norristown native, Frank Batson has been interested in art nearly all of his life. Batson graduated from Norristown High School in 1954, and many of his...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Learning to play the ukulele can be easy and fun. Don't have a ukulele? Borrow one from the Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine St.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St..
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of a special friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up...

Cost: $7

Where:
Playhouse on Rodney Square
1007 N. Market St.
WIlmington, DE  19801
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Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

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Science comes to your neighborhood as some of the city’s most engaging experts lead this program. Spark a passion for STEM learning through experiments, animal encounters and kid (and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple Locations
, PA

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Baking is a science and every step is crucial—especially when making the classic chocolate chip cookie. Led by R2L’s pastry chef Peter Scarola and The Franklin...

Cost: $30

Where:
Parkway Central Library’s Culinary Literacy Center
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Round up the family and enjoy an evening of building with LEGO blocks. Three sizes are offered. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Logan Twp. Library
498 Beckett Rd.
Swedesboro, NJ
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A co-ed Friends school that grounds vigorous academics, arts and athletics in Quaker values. 47-acre campus, math & writing centers and state-of-the-art performing arts center. Pre-K through...

Where:
William Penn Charter School
3000 W. School House Lane
Phila., PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-844-3460
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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Look & Learn tours give prospective students and their families an opportunity to meet the school's educators, see students in action and learn how Haverford's best-for-boys education...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Haverford School, Middle School
450 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA  19041
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Telephone: 484-417-2780
Contact Name: Darlene Logan
Website »

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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
View map »

More information

Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Includes stories, crafts, dancing, wiggles and sing-a-longs with Miss Kimberly.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mighty Writers
1501 Christian St.
Phila., PA  19146
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Sponsor: Kimberly Garrison
Telephone: 267-847-5733
Contact Name: Kimberly Garrison

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This early childhood series incorporates active learning through music, movement and the exploration of objects. Themes relate to the museum and garden. Meet in Galleries Reception...

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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A Norristown native, Frank Batson has been interested in art nearly all of his life. Batson graduated from Norristown High School in 1954, and many of his...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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This group offers peer-to-peer support opportunities for families who have children and youth with mental health, emotional and behavioral challenges.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easter Seals
61 Corporate Cir.
New Castle, PA
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Contact Name: Barbara Cherneski

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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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A lifelong love of science starts with a spark! At Science Storytime, youngsters will begin to develop an inquisitive approach to the world through movement, dance, and joint discoveries. Read, ask...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Smith Memorial Playground
3500 Reservoir Dr.
Phila., PA  19121
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Preschoolers enjoy stories with songs and movement.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bear Library
101 Governors Pl.
Bear, DE  19701
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NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

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Science comes to your neighborhood as some of the city’s most engaging experts lead this program. Spark a passion for STEM learning through experiments, animal encounters and kid (and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple Locations
, PA

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Do you know how to contact your elected officials? This workshop tells you how. In the second half of the program, you’ll learn to understand the difference between "fake news" and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Are you a science whiz with a competitive streak? Put your knowledge to the test in the ultimate geek game show! This game show-style competition will place players alongside science experts in a...

Cost: $5, presale; $10, at the door; $50, VIP

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Archmere Academy is an independent, Catholic college preparatory school, grades 9-12, located on the Pennsylvania-Delaware border. Founded in the Norbertine tradition, the Archmere education...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Archmere Academy
3600 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE  19703
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Telephone: 302-798-6632
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Look & Learn tours give prospective students and their families an opportunity to meet the school's educators, see students in action and learn how Haverford's best-for-boys education...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Haverford School, Lower School
450 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA  19041
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Telephone: 484-417-2780
Contact Name: Darlene Logan
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Montessori-based academics in mixed-age classrooms foster intellectual curiosity and independent learning in a peaceful, respectful environment. Country's first PreK-8 Fair Trade school.

Where:
Walden School, The
901 N. Providence Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-892-8000
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, kids will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Meet at the Arts Center. April 5 - Robin Red...

Cost: $4

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: Delaware State Parks
Telephone: (302) 761-6963
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Your kid won’t think science is boring after you visit Mr. Malcolm's Laboratory. Watch as he, and some of his strange friends, perform some successful and not-so-successful experiments....

Cost: $9

Where:
Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S Broadway
Pitrman, NJ  08071
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Sponsor: Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Telephone: 856-384-8381
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This interactive program includes music, stories and crafts centered around Cape May County history.

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-898-2300
Contact Name: Maegan Pollinger
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A Norristown native, Frank Batson has been interested in art nearly all of his life. Batson graduated from Norristown High School in 1954, and many of his...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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In addition to exhibits, activities include Dhyana Yoga at 6pm and 7pm and a gallery tour at 6pm. (Meet in Lenfest Hall, west entrance.)

Cost: Pay-what-you-wish admission.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Includes food, games and rides. Rides specials Thurs. night with coupon & Sun. opens at 2pm to close. Games and rides provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Trinity Epicsopal Church
700 Meetinghouse Rd
Marcus Hook, PA  19061
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Sponsor: Trinity Episcopal Church
Telephone: 302 -312 - 4999
Contact Name: Henry Njenga
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Blow your students away with the connection between history and science as you visit Independence National Historical Park for a day full of hands-on activities in the birthplace of America....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Court
322 Market St.
Phila., PA  19139
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NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Science comes to your neighborhood as some of the city’s most engaging experts lead this program. Spark a passion for STEM learning through experiments, animal encounters and kid (and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple Locations
, PA

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Join Ms. Holly and Ms. Ashley, a registered dietician from the Shop Rite of Marlton, for kid-friendly cooking. Kids will make snacks with seasonal ingredients. (Please list all food...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Evesham Twp. Library
984 Tuckerton Rd.
Marlton, NJ
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Buzz Aldrin says humans will colonize Mars within 25 years. Mars One is recruiting candidates for one-way missions to the red planet, scheduled to start in 2026. Last year, millions were...

Cost: $5, presale; $10, at the door; $50, VIP Ticket

Where:
Ruba Club Studios
416 Green St.
Phila., PA  19123
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Motivational speaker and television’s Ghost Hunter Dustin Pari will be returning to the library with a presentation based on his latest book, Kaleidoscope: Fragments of My Life....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Township Library
1584 Coles Miles Rd.
Franklinville, NJ  08322
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Telephone: 856-694-2833
Contact Name: Dorothy Bramble

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Where:
Grayson School, The
35 N. Malin Rd.
Broomall, PA  19008
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Telephone: 484-428-3241
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Founded in 1788, Westfield Friends School develops students to their fullest academic and social potential by focusing on active learning enriched by social values. Westfield provides a nurturing...

Where:
Westfield Friends School
2201 Riverton Rd.
Cinnaminson, NJ  08077
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Telephone: 856-829-0895
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Innovative, progressive Montessori methodology helps students develop academically, intellectually, socially, emotionally and morally in a nurturing and secure environment.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hockessin Montessori School, The
1000 Old Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Telephone: 302-234-1240
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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You and your child will be guided by certified yoga instructor Ava Woodring-Eminson.  Bring a towel, mat and water. Wear comfortable clothes and dress in layers. Not just open to...

Cost: $10; $5, each additional child.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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During the National Football League Draft, which takes place in an open-air theater on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (tickets are no longer available), more than 100,000 visitors are expected to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Enter between 20th & 21st Sts.
Phila., PA
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Your kid won’t think science is boring after you visit Mr. Malcolm's Laboratory. Watch as he, and some of his strange friends, perform some successful and not-so-successful experiments....

Cost: $9

Where:
Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S Broadway
Pitrman, NJ  08071
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Sponsor: Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Telephone: 856-384-8381
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A Norristown native, Frank Batson has been interested in art nearly all of his life. Batson graduated from Norristown High School in 1954, and many of his...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Meet outside the library to walk two blocks to Marconi Park. You’ll then walk around the park and end up back at the library. During the walk, participants will talk about...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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This family-friendly event features favorite fair food, games and rides for all ages, from fun kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, along the colorful midway. Unlimited ride wristbands...

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Marley Station Mall
7900 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD  21061
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Sponsor: Dreamland Amusements
Telephone: 866-666-3247
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Includes food, games and rides. Rides specials Thurs. night with coupon & Sun. opens at 2pm to close. Games and rides provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Trinity Epicsopal Church
700 Meetinghouse Rd
Marcus Hook, PA  19061
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Sponsor: Trinity Episcopal Church
Telephone: 302 -312 - 4999
Contact Name: Henry Njenga
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo and stop at various conservation activity stations and learn how you can become a better steward of our planet.

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
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NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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This event aims to provide a judgment-free evening for individuals with special needs and their families. It also gives families an opportunity to dig, drive and ride real construction equipment...

Cost: $18

Where:
Diggerland USA
100 Pinedge Ct
W. Berlin, NJ
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Kids with autism spectrum disorder or other sensory processing disorders, and their families enjoy animal shows, a light dinner and interactive stations that relate to the evening’s theme....

Where:
Briar Bush Nature Center
1212 Edge Hill Rd.
Abington, PA
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Telephone: 215-887-6603
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From fish poop to food – How can we solve many of our future food needs? Aquaponics! In this presentation, Aquaponics Specialist, Mike Barcus, will explore this sustainable form of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Valley University
700 E. Butler Ave.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Bucks County Audubon Society
Telephone: 215-297-5880
Contact Name: Marissa Farra
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Miss Karen will show kids how to use the pinch pot technique to create a bunny in a basket to hold treats or trinkets.

Cost: $22.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Grab a blanket and take a tour of the cosmos with local astronomers.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: The Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery
Telephone: 215-228-8200

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This stargazing event will connect attendees to celestial objects in the night sky including stars, planets and nebulae telescopes. The event gives participants a hands-on astronomy lesson using...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Global Leadership Academy West
4601 W Girard Ave
Phila., PA
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Join astronomers for a look at the night sky, while also enjoying night hikes and a campfire with staff. Part of the Philadelphia Science Festival.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd.
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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Telephone: 610-527-5234
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Philadelphians look toward the sky with dozens of telescopes and local astronomers at 24 locations across the region for one night only. Join your friends and neighbors to gaze at the stars,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple Locations
, PA


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Join the biggest stargazing party in the region as area astronomers provide tours of the night sky. The event takes place in the historic rose garden. Tours of the house will be available, and a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm
6026 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
View map »

More information

Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

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During the National Football League Draft, which takes place in an open-air theater on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (tickets are no longer available), more than 100,000 visitors are expected to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Enter between 20th & 21st Sts.
Phila., PA
View map »

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Play with your little ones and enjoy music, art making and gallery walks. 

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Your kid won’t think science is boring after you visit Mr. Malcolm's Laboratory. Watch as he, and some of his strange friends, perform some successful and not-so-successful experiments....

Cost: $9

Where:
Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S Broadway
Pitrman, NJ  08071
View map »


Sponsor: Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Telephone: 856-384-8381
Website »

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A Norristown native, Frank Batson has been interested in art nearly all of his life. Batson graduated from Norristown High School in 1954, and many of his...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
Website »

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This family-friendly event features favorite fair food, games and rides for all ages, from fun kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, along the colorful midway. Unlimited ride wristbands...

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Marley Station Mall
7900 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD  21061
View map »


Sponsor: Dreamland Amusements
Telephone: 866-666-3247
Website »

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Includes food, games and rides. Rides specials Thurs. night with coupon & Sun. opens at 2pm to close. Games and rides provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Trinity Epicsopal Church
700 Meetinghouse Rd
Marcus Hook, PA  19061
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Sponsor: Trinity Episcopal Church
Telephone: 302 -312 - 4999
Contact Name: Henry Njenga
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Performed by the Collingswood Youth Theatre. The story is age old, but you'll meet playful new characters in this fresh adaptation: silly stepsisters Brunhilda and Cleopatra, plus brave...

Cost: $8

Where:
Collingswood Middle School
414 Collings Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Borough of Collingswood
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Broadway audiences for more than 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine...

Where:
Mitchell Performing Arts Center
800 Tomlinson Rd.
Bryn Athyn , PA
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Elle Woods appears to have it all, including her chihuahua, Bruiser. But her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend dumps her for Harvard Law.   The musical follows the...

Cost: $12-$20

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 W Lea Blvd
Wilmington, DE
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Over 1,000 reenactors will take to the park for authentic battle reenactments, camp life scenarios, military and civilian demonstrations and performances. This event is the largest Civil...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Neshaminy State Park
3401 State Rd.
Bensalem, PA
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21st annual walk/run against domestic violence. Light refreshments, T-shirts and awards on the patio of Iron Hill Brewery following the event. Funds raised allows CHILD, Inc. to assist thousands of...

Cost: $25

Where:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant -Wilm Riverfront
602 Justinson St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: CHILD, Inc.
Telephone: 302-762-8989
Contact Name: Anne Undorf
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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This is a two-part workshop. In the morning, students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave
West Long Branch, NJ  07764
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Rebecca Hanly
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Kids will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity. Platforms like OpenStreetMap and Tomnod offer an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newtown Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Rd
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Joe Quinn
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Brownies will explore their own senses through interactive games and compare to the awesome senses some animal friends have.

Cost: $12; $5 program fee

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
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Come prepared to have fun dancing and drumming on The Greene! Bring your favorite percussion instruments and your best energies! Don't have a drum? There will be vendors with fine handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Herban Legend
Telephone: 609-204-6620
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Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus,...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Meet the bee keeper and discover how bees make honey and how the hive works; also see a live hive!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 610-287-9349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
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Enjoy a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. This event features demonstrations from area makers showcasing craftsmanship...

Cost: $10, adults; $5, ages 6-18; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library Soda House
298 Buck Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Join each month to explore historic skills and trades with the "History at Work" demonstration series. This month, see how milk would be turned into cheese, help churn fresh butter from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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The 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science. Activities include dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Come to the farm and meet sheep, chickens, cattle, alpacas, dairy calves, pigs and horses. Go for a pony ride. Make a craft and enjoy food. Meet and learn from the kids who run the farm and...

Cost: FREE; $5, concert.

Where:
4-H Farm and Education Center
395 Bishop Hollow Rd.
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: 4-H of Delaware County
Telephone: 610-690-2655
Contact Name: Yolaine
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Individuals and teams walk to fundraise for programs that aim to enhance the lives of people living with autism. Registration begins at 8:30am.

Cost: Donation required.

Where:
ArtsQuest Center at Steelstacks
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA  18015
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Sponsor: Autism Speaks
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South Jersey’s largest single-day festival features food vendors, crafts, live music, inflatables, a rock-climbing wall and environmental exhibits put together by local kids.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Bay Avenue
Somers Point, NJ

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Experience more than 100 earth-friendly vendors, educational and non-profit groups; two stages of entertainment and healthy food options. Be sure to take on the 2- and 9-mile Family Fun Bike Ride....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Croft Farm
100 Bortons Mill Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ
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Dig into the science of flowers with scientists, who will show you the four whorls of a flower, introduce you to some plant families, and consider how humans use flowers and fruits. Craft your...

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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Did you know that flowers are just one organ on a plant? And that their main purpose is to make the next generation of plants? Dig into the science of flowers with Morris Arboretum...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Telephone: 215-247-5777
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Pennsylvania Ballet II presents an original ballet for the entire family. The magical tale is brought to life through the choreography of Pennsylvania Ballet’s Assistant Artistic Director...

Cost: $8-$9

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: UDPAC
Telephone: 610.622.1189
Contact Name: Nick Bruce
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Festivities includes country line dancing, rodeo games & activities, crafts, hayrides and meet-and-greets with baby animals.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Carousel Park & Equestrian Center
3700 Limestone R
Wilmington, DE
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The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble's music, with bassist Warren Oree at the helm, is flexible, ranging from soft, contemplative melodies to energetic, multi-rhythmic arrangements....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve is hosting the third annual juried art exhibit of all artwork representing the wild life of New Jersey, flora and fauna.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Explore special evening activities, followed by a walk through our trails to roast marshmallows over a campfire or snuggle up for a nature movie in our auditorium. Settle down to sleep with the...

Cost: $25, members; $35, non-members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Get up close and personal with Spring Peepers, Leopard Frogs, Green Frogs and many of our other local amphibians. Warm spring evenings are filled with the sounds of these fascinating animals,...

Cost: $10,/person; $25/family

Where:
Tuckamony Tree Farm
6320 Upper York Rd.
Solebury, PA  18963
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Sponsor: Bucks County Audubon Society
Telephone: 215-297-5880
Contact Name: Diane Smith
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Learn something new about birds, walk the trails in search of spring migrators & early nesters and examine bird feathers & nests. Parents are welcome to join. The last session will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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 Join mill staff and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville for naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park, where you’ll meet year-round residents, visit migrants and learn the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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Discover the beauty and cultural significance of phulkari, ornately embroidered textiles from Punjab, a region straddling Pakistan and India. In addition to stunning examples from the Jill...

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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During the National Football League Draft, which takes place in an open-air theater on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (tickets are no longer available), more than 100,000 visitors are expected to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Enter between 20th & 21st Sts.
Phila., PA
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Visit the website below or call to find out the week’s featured craft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning Store
340 W. DeKalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA  19406
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Sponsor: Lakeshore Learning Store
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Jenn will guide knitters step by step through the process. Materials provided, but feel free to bring your own. All ages and levels are welcome. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Kids can engage in nature-based activities and experience local wildlife and ecosystems. The event is co-hosted by Kids at Play, an organization that offers physical, speech and occupational...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Schuylkill Center
8480 Hagy's Mill Rd
Phila., PA  19128
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Join Newlin's staff naturalist for an afternoon of exciting environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Based on the beloved Disney animated film, the production is a nonstop feline adventure. When Duchess, the high-society kitty, gets in trouble, feisty alley cat Thomas O’Malley and his...

Cost: $14

Where:
Delaware Children's Theatre
1014 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE
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Learn how to play chess or sharpen your skills.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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This family-friendly event features favorite fair food, games and rides for all ages, from fun kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, along the colorful midway. Unlimited ride wristbands...

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Marley Station Mall
7900 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD  21061
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Sponsor: Dreamland Amusements
Telephone: 866-666-3247
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Includes food, games and rides. Rides specials Thurs. night with coupon & Sun. opens at 2pm to close. Games and rides provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Trinity Epicsopal Church
700 Meetinghouse Rd
Marcus Hook, PA  19061
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Sponsor: Trinity Episcopal Church
Telephone: 302 -312 - 4999
Contact Name: Henry Njenga
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Performed by the Collingswood Youth Theatre. The story is age old, but you'll meet playful new characters in this fresh adaptation: silly stepsisters Brunhilda and Cleopatra, plus brave...

Cost: $8

Where:
Collingswood Middle School
414 Collings Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Borough of Collingswood
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Broadway audiences for more than 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine...

Where:
Mitchell Performing Arts Center
800 Tomlinson Rd.
Bryn Athyn , PA
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Elle Woods appears to have it all, including her chihuahua, Bruiser. But her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend dumps her for Harvard Law.   The musical follows the...

Cost: $12-$20

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 W Lea Blvd
Wilmington, DE
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Over 1,000 reenactors will take to the park for authentic battle reenactments, camp life scenarios, military and civilian demonstrations and performances. This event is the largest Civil...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Neshaminy State Park
3401 State Rd.
Bensalem, PA
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