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May 2017

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
Website »

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This interactive festival features seven stages of entertainment, 60 eclectic merchants, sword fighters, dancers, musicians, comedians, jugglers, acrobats, magicians, fire breathers and sword...

Cost: $25, adults; $15, kids 5-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Liberty Lake Day Camp
1195 Florence Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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The story of Woodford Mansion’s Jewish heritage begins with a London-born New Yorker, Bilah Abigail Levy Franks, whose letters to England paint portrait of Jewish life in 18th-century...

Cost: $8, adults; $5, seniors and students; free, children under 12

Where:
East Fairmount Park
3400 West Dauphin Street
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Spirit of Philadelphia teams up with Delaware River Waterfront partners to host an all-day celebration along the Delaware River, featuring discounted attraction offers and activities. Hop aboard...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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View works by local artists, enjoy food and drinks from vendors and listen to live music.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
202 E Lancaster Ave.
Downingtown, PA

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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
Website »

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The flowers are blooming, leaves are out; it’s the perfect time search for insects and their relatives that are out and about. Bug boxes in hand, families look in fields, forest and thickets...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peace Valley Nature Center
170 N Chapman Rd.
Doylestown, PA
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The all-ages concert will feature dance and party hits by The Fabulous Greaseband – marking the start to the summer season. Bring a beach chair.

Cost: Free

Where:
Centennial Park
Fern Rd. & Ocean Ave.
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-523-0202

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Enjoy a concert by the U.S. Army Fife & Drum Corp., a family-friendly U.S. military quizzo, park ranger programs and guided tours.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
Phila., PA

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The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold the event, featuring talented athletes competing on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. An exhibition will be...

Cost: $20, adults; $10, kids.

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-704-9700

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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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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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Features all handmade products. Rain or shine.

Cost: Free

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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

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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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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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Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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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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Festivities include beachy DJ music, Sandy Science Art Workshop, seashore-themed Po-up Play Corner, themed storytime, seashell activities, boardwalk treats and exhibit exploration.

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Find out about reptiles' special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles!

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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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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The largest kite festival in North America,features kite makers from around the world flying their most colorful creations. Festivities kick off Fri. night kite social, and the 9pm illuminated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue Beach & Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-822-4884

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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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The fest highlights easy and fun ways for families to incorporate a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on nutrition and physical activity. 

Cost: $9; $6, city residents with ID.

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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Join keepers for talks about the animals in the zoo.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

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Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., 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
View map »


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

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Wildwood residents and visitors are invited to pay their respects during a ceremony hosted by VFW Post 5941. There will also be a service at 9:30am at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse flagpole...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

More information

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

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

The largest kite festival in North America,features kite makers from around the world flying their most colorful creations. Festivities kick off Fri. night kite social, and the 9pm illuminated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue Beach & Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-822-4884

More information

Enjoy food, games and rides. Pay one ride specials offered during the week to ride all evening. Rides and games provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Lot at Chester Pike & Sharon Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA  19079


Sponsor: Sharon Hill Fire Company
Telephone: 484-651-7056
Contact Name: Patrick Imes
Website »

More information

The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

More information

Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
View map »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

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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

Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

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

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 »

More information

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

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

Storybook Musical Theatre presents an original adaptation of the Grimm Brothers' tale about a sister and brother that are lost in a deep, dark forest and stumble upon a gingerbread...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Bluett Theate, St. Joe's Univ.
56th & Overbrook Av.
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Sponsor: Storybook Musical Theatre
Telephone: 215-659-8550
Contact Name: Marc S. Goldberg
Website »

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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
Website »

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Enjoy food, games and rides. Pay one ride specials offered during the week to ride all evening. Rides and games provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Lot at Chester Pike & Sharon Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA  19079


Sponsor: Sharon Hill Fire Company
Telephone: 484-651-7056
Contact Name: Patrick Imes
Website »

More information

The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

More information

Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
View map »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Learn about orienteering and outdoor navigation skills. Two short courses (1.5 – 2.5 kilometers each) suitable for beginners will be available.  Experienced orienteers and navigators are...

Cost: $10, 1 course; $15, 2 courses

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.
Phila., PA  19128
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Telephone: 215-482-7300
Website »

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Feel free to bring games you want to play. Staff members will teach how to play King of Toyko to anyone new to modern board games.  Most games are appropriate for ages 8+ and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Elkins Park Library
563 East Church Rd.
Elkins Park, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Cheltenham Township Library System
Telephone: 215-635-5000
Contact Name: John Pappas
Website »

More information

Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

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

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 »

More information

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
Website »

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Kids will read What Dads Can’t Do. There are lots of things that regular people can do but dads can’t. Dads can’t cross the street without holding hands. They can push, but...

Cost: $14.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
View map »

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

Storybook Musical Theatre presents an original adaptation of the Grimm Brothers' tale about a sister and brother that are lost in a deep, dark forest and stumble upon a gingerbread...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Bluett Theate, St. Joe's Univ.
56th & Overbrook Av.
Philadelphia, PA  19131
View map »


Sponsor: Storybook Musical Theatre
Telephone: 215-659-8550
Contact Name: Marc S. Goldberg
Website »

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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
Website »

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Preschoolers and their guardians can enjoy time in the heated pool, as well as crafts and snacks. Bring a teddy bear and bagged lunch.

Cost: $5

Where:
Hatfield Aquatic Center
2500 Chestnut St.
Hatfield, PA  19440
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Sponsor: Hatfield Township
Telephone: 215-855-0900
Contact Name: Christine Nicholas
Website »

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Bring your lunch and head to the Arts Center patio or the lawn to enjoy an outdoor concert. May 3, Grace Otley (Pop, Rock and Country) May 17, John Pollard (Original Folk Americana) May...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
View map »


Telephone: 302-761-6963
Website »

More information

When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
View map »


Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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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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Enjoy food, games and rides. Pay one ride specials offered during the week to ride all evening. Rides and games provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Lot at Chester Pike & Sharon Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA  19079


Sponsor: Sharon Hill Fire Company
Telephone: 484-651-7056
Contact Name: Patrick Imes
Website »

More information

The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

More information

Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
View map »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Little ones enjoy parachute games and playtime. Each child must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pinelands Library
39 Allen Ave.
Medford, NJ  08055
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This sensory-friendly event is for kids with special needs and their families and friends. Socks are required.

Cost: $12, hour.

Where:
Launch Trampoline Park
201 Interchange Blvd.
Newark, DE
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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

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

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 »

More information

Kids will read What Dads Can’t Do. There are lots of things that regular people can do but dads can’t. Dads can’t cross the street without holding hands. They can push, but...

Cost: $14.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
View map »

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

Storybook Musical Theatre presents an original adaptation of the Grimm Brothers' tale about a sister and brother that are lost in a deep, dark forest and stumble upon a gingerbread...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Bluett Theate, St. Joe's Univ.
56th & Overbrook Av.
Philadelphia, PA  19131
View map »


Sponsor: Storybook Musical Theatre
Telephone: 215-659-8550
Contact Name: Marc S. Goldberg
Website »

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Enjoy animal stories read by the zoo's story-telling team.

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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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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Enjoy food, games and rides. Pay one ride specials offered during the week to ride all evening. Rides and games provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Lot at Chester Pike & Sharon Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA  19079


Sponsor: Sharon Hill Fire Company
Telephone: 484-651-7056
Contact Name: Patrick Imes
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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Enjoy carnival rides, pony rides, bounce houses, knockerball, a zip line, food, shopping, fireworks and more. Dates and times: Thursday, June 1 – 5-10pm Friday, June 2 – 5-11...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Hospital
201 Reeceville Rd.
Coatesville, PA  19320
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Sponsor: Brandywine Health Foundation
Telephone: 610-380-9080
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Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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Sci-fi, movie, graphic-novel and gamer fans of all ages meet celebs, enter costume contest, join gaming tournaments and enjoy performances.  June 1: 4-9pm June 2: 12-7pm June 3:...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Phila., 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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NJPAC partners with The Johnny Mercer Foundation to present the Mercer Musical Theater Program's Final Performance. This performance is the culmination of a residency program in which five...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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The popular sleepover program, geared to ages 6 to 12 and their families or chaperones, invites guests to an overnight "expedition" of the museum. The night's activities take...

Cost: $55

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Penn Museum
Telephone: 215-898-4045
Contact Name: Bettina Escauriza
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Students will combine coil and slab to create clay cone boxes.

Cost: $22.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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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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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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The Frog Prince is the tale of a beautiful princess who promises to become friends with a frog once he retrieves her golden ball from the pond. Little does she know of the frog's true, hidden...

Cost: $9 (school & group rates available)

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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Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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Storybook Musical Theatre presents an original adaptation of the Grimm Brothers' tale about a sister and brother that are lost in a deep, dark forest and stumble upon a gingerbread...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Bluett Theate, St. Joe's Univ.
56th & Overbrook Av.
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Sponsor: Storybook Musical Theatre
Telephone: 215-659-8550
Contact Name: Marc S. Goldberg
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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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The First Friday Dance Party is open to everyone. Family, friends and support staff are welcome.

Cost: $6, adults; $4, children, FREE, children 6 and under

Where:
SpArc Philadelphia
2350 West Westmoreland St
Phila., PA
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Sponsor: The Arc of Philadelphia
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Enjoy food, games and rides. Pay one ride specials offered during the week to ride all evening. Rides and games provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Lot at Chester Pike & Sharon Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA  19079


Sponsor: Sharon Hill Fire Company
Telephone: 484-651-7056
Contact Name: Patrick Imes
Website »

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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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The Second Street Players perform this production. Show runs at 7pm on Fri. & Sat. and at 1pm on Sun.

Cost: $10, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
The Riverfront Theater
2 St. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
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Junie B. is one busy first grader. Between new friends, getting glasses and not being allowed to play in the kickball tournament, there's a lot going on. Good thing she's sharing her...

Cost: $14.50-$16.50

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3550
Contact Name: Box Office
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Enjoy carnival rides, pony rides, bounce houses, knockerball, a zip line, food, shopping, fireworks and more. Dates and times: Thursday, June 1 – 5-10pm Friday, June 2 – 5-11...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Hospital
201 Reeceville Rd.
Coatesville, PA  19320
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Sponsor: Brandywine Health Foundation
Telephone: 610-380-9080
Website »

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Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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Sci-fi, movie, graphic-novel and gamer fans of all ages meet celebs, enter costume contest, join gaming tournaments and enjoy performances.  June 1: 4-9pm June 2: 12-7pm June 3:...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Phila., PA
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The festival takes place annually during the peak of the local strawberry season. With acres of strawberries, you can pick your own from the fields. Every year, the orchard’s bakery...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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Take a scenic route through Burlington County on your bike or your feet. Cycling events range from 10 to 100 mile options and the walking routes provided 1-, 3- and 5-mile options. This is a...

Cost: $35+, adults; $50+, families.

Where:
Bobby's Run School
30 Dimsdale Rd.
Lumberton, NJ
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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 workshop will guide students through selecting an idea, developing a prototype, and then sharing it with others. Please bring your own iPhone, iPad or iPod to design the app on. Internet...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SAP America Inc.
3999 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Lindsay Nelson
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"Truck, Trunk, & Table" Flea Market to support the CCS 515 PRIDE Fund. These funds support student activities in 515 (Middle School) building at Collegium Charter School. Many...

Cost: FREE

Where:
CCS Building 150
150 Oaklands Blvd.
Exton, PA  19341
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Sponsor: Collegium Charter School
Telephone: 484-686-6878
Contact Name: Harvey Scribner
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Strawberries abound in both edible and non-edible form during this annual spring festival.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wilbraham Park
Perry Street
West Cape May, NJ
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Enjoy a day of 50s style entertainment with a modern twist, including live music, a classic pin-up contest with prizes and vendors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville
1 N. New York Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Underground
Telephone: 609-652-5200
Contact Name: Mike Spagnola
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Experience the firepower of cannon firing as soldiers march into battle each day. Watch an artillery demonstration, tour the mansion and see exhibits & learn about...

Cost: FREE; $2, suggested donation.

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 610-287-9349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
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Test your outdoor navigation skills. Beginners and advanced orienteers are welcome – we’ll have several different courses set up and lengths from 1.5 to 5...

Cost: $7, members; $12, non-members

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.
Phila., PA  19128
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Telephone: 215-482-7300
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Volunteers assist with a variety of trail maintenance projects, including trail building, repair and beautification. This is an opportunity for families, scout troops, community groups or...

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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Kids will read What Dads Can’t Do. There are lots of things that regular people can do but dads can’t. Dads can’t cross the street without holding hands. They can push, but...

Cost: $14.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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This is an ultimate football experience for young Eagles fans. Run through skills and drills with current Eagles players, meet mascot Swoop, and enjoy a full day of fun football activities on the...

Cost: $50

Where:
NovaCare Complex
One Novacare Way
Philadelphia, PA  19145
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Girls will use screwdrivers to open up their computers and check out “the guts.” They will learn which parts are replaceable, which are most fragile and which need to be cleaned. Work...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Webjunto
1040 N. 2nd St.
Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Courtney Christian
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Join the 12-, 35-, 63- and 100-mile races, then head to the post-race party during this fundraiser for the American Cancer Association.

Cost: $20+

Where:
Temple Ambler Campus
580 Meetinghouse Rd.
Ambler, PA  19002
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Create and decorate a windsock and find out how it shows wind direction and currents. 

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Guests at this annual festival enjoy games, entertainment, live music, face painting, moonbounces, a photo booth, a petting zoo and strawberry treats.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plymouth Meeting Friends School
2150 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA
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The event features grossest, slimiest and messiest activities and experiments around. Dress appropriately.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Hwy N.
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with Fairmount Park Conservancy and Global Philadelphia joining West Park Cultural Center as organizers for this family-friendly event. The location...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Avenue of the Republic
4101 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Enjoy a visit with J. Bear, WJBR's mascot, along with Rocky Bluewinkle from the Delaware Blue Rocks. Find out about family fun activities you can do this summer.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
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This is the only day during the tourist season when the private residences of Elfreth’s Alley are open to the public.  View the interior of more than a dozen homes and enjoy music,...

Cost: $25; $60, family.

Where:
Elfreth's Alley
Philadelphia, PA  19106


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The pop-up museum is held in honor of Immigrant Heritage Month. It’s a temporary exhibit created program participants. Visitors can bring a small- to medium-sized object that represents...

Cost: $6

Where:
Delaware History Museum
504 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Historical Society
Telephone: 302-295-2390
Contact Name: Amanda Kimball

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Schmata Productions, an award winning nonprofit community youth theater, presents this popular musical.

Cost: $10

Where:
West Chester University MainStage Theater
2 East Rosedale Ave
West Chester, PA
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Sponsor: Schmata Productions
Contact Name: Gina

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Enjoy a 5K run, rock wall, youth bike rodeo, orienteering, family games and a vendor fair.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Exton Park
132 Church Farm Ln.
Exton, PA
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Sponsor: Chester County Facilities & Parks/ West Whiteland Township
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The popular sleepover program, geared to ages 6 to 12 and their families or chaperones, invites guests to an overnight "expedition" of the museum. The night's activities take...

Cost: $55

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Penn Museum
Telephone: 215-898-4045
Contact Name: Bettina Escauriza
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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Be a part of the efforts to fight childhood cancer by hosting a lemonade stand or event in your community during Alex's Lemonade Days. Alex’s Lemonade Days is an annual event when...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Nationwide
, PA


Sponsor: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundaton
Telephone: 610.649.3034
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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

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 »

More information

The Frog Prince is the tale of a beautiful princess who promises to become friends with a frog once he retrieves her golden ball from the pond. Little does she know of the frog's true, hidden...

Cost: $9 (school & group rates available)

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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Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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Enjoy lemon treats (lemonade, Italian ice, lemon meringue pie), wagon rides, games, kids’ activities and farm attractions.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, PA  08691
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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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Take a wagon ride to the fields to load up on berries. Continue the fun at with inflatable attractions and yard games. Pick-your-own strawberries are $2.99/lb.

Cost: $3; FREE ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
View map »


Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

More information

Enjoy food, games and rides. Pay one ride specials offered during the week to ride all evening. Rides and games provided by Oscar's Amusements Co., Inc.

Cost: Pay as you go.

Where:
Lot at Chester Pike & Sharon Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA  19079


Sponsor: Sharon Hill Fire Company
Telephone: 484-651-7056
Contact Name: Patrick Imes
Website »

More information

The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

More information

The Second Street Players perform this production. Show runs at 7pm on Fri. & Sat. and at 1pm on Sun.

Cost: $10, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
The Riverfront Theater
2 St. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
View map »

More information

Junie B. is one busy first grader. Between new friends, getting glasses and not being allowed to play in the kickball tournament, there's a lot going on. Good thing she's sharing her...

Cost: $14.50-$16.50

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA  19107
View map »


Telephone: 215-574-3550
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Enjoy carnival rides, pony rides, bounce houses, knockerball, a zip line, food, shopping, fireworks and more. Dates and times: Thursday, June 1 – 5-10pm Friday, June 2 – 5-11...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Hospital
201 Reeceville Rd.
Coatesville, PA  19320
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Health Foundation
Telephone: 610-380-9080
Website »

More information

Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
View map »

More information

Festivities include inflatable attractions, Tryke Track, Grass Labrynth Maze, Bear Playground and wagon rides. Some activities are available for an additional charge. Food is available for...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Sci-fi, movie, graphic-novel and gamer fans of all ages meet celebs, enter costume contest, join gaming tournaments and enjoy performances.  June 1: 4-9pm June 2: 12-7pm June 3:...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Phila., PA
View map »

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