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A School Without Homework

At The School in Rose Valley, there are no traditional grades, standardized tests or daily homework.

Bully Prevention and the Cyber-School Advantage

Agora provides solutions that protect youth at high risk for bullying and enable them to overcome the trauma.

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There is an app that allows you to use your phone to check for abnormal curves in the spine.

 

 

 

 

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January 2019

This casual, half-mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Auburn Valley State Park
Benge Rd. & Farm Ln.
Hockessin, DE
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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Learn about cross-country ski technique, equipment, and ways to improve your balance and ability to glide.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
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10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Art Museum Babies  Join = = circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art. Ages 0–2 and their grownups....

Cost: $10, suggested donation.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy
Wilmington, DE
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The mosaics at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens are made up of thousands of pieces embedded in colorful cement. Create your own mini-mosaic from tiles, mirror, recycled materials and more. This...

Cost: Free,$10

Where:
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
1020 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
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Sponsor: Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Telephone: 215-733-0390
Contact Name: Olivia Edlund
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Part of the citywide Philly Loves Bowie series of events happening this week, this family-friendly skating party features a Bowie-themed soundtrack, “Bowie bolt” face painting, and...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA
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The Seventh Principle performers blend traditional African and modern African American dance while offering illuminating insights into these related, trans-Atlantic cultures.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: The Free Library of Philadelphia
Telephone: 215-686-5372
Contact Name: Sundays on Stage
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Features O and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Nathan Willever is the 2017-18 Zeldin Fellow Resident Artist. He is dedicated to exploring the possibilities of using local clay and wood firing to create work inspired by the simplicity of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios. Dec 9 Caste Sculptures Jan...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum
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Meet Lila Liberty, a young hero on a quest to spread acceptance and kindness. To complete her mission she needs to collect all six of her Super Hero Gadgets, like Respectacles to see different...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Liberty Museum
Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
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The festival is a medieval Epiphany celebration (when the Three Kings arrived in Bethlehem). The history of the Boar’s Head reaches back into the days of the Roman Empire. The Boar was the...

Cost: $15

Where:
St. Peter's Church
3025 Church Road
Lansdale
Lafayette Hill, PA  19444
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Sponsor: St. Peter's Church
Telephone: 610-329-3303
Contact Name: Danielle Gardner
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Enjoy the story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10am Fridays: 10am and 7pm Saturdays: 12pm and...

Cost: $22-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Phildelphia , PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre
Telephone: 215.922.1122
Contact Name: Stephen Rapp
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A color-your-own plush snowman will be given to kids for decorating with caregiver, guided play and games, exploring during nature walk, and snack provided.

Cost: $12 per child

Where:
Liberty Lands Park
913 North 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: Let's Go Outdoors
Telephone: 186-687-83595
Contact Name: Let's Go Outdoors
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Follow the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy, Toto and all of your favorite characters in this classic, now celebrating its 80th anniversary. Based on the film, this musical is suited for...

Cost: $25-55

Where:
The Media Theatre
104 E. State St.
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-891-0100
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It is 1885 during the reign of Queen Victoria, and two ships from the British Empire set sail on the high seas for the imaginary kingdom of Rundoon. On one ship, The Neverland, three orphan boys...

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
Wolf Performing Arts Center's Black Box Theater
1240 Montrose Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Activities include educational demos and seminars, exhibits, adoption opportunities, a “flyball” tournament, a lure course, live entertainment and chances to pet animals. Visiting...

Cost: $13, adults; $6, kids.

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA  19456
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Get inspiration, purchase goods and hire help for your next home project. There'll be make-and-take workshops, exhibitors, contests, guest speakers, celeb sightings and vendors. 

Cost: $13, adults; $3, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA
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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Website »

More information

Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Wilmington Friends School is a preschool-12th grade, Quaker school, in Wilmington, Delaware.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wilmington Friends School
101 School Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The Montessori School (TMS) is a private, independent school that serves children from 18 months to grade six and is located in Dresher, PA,

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Montessori School
1701 Jarrettown Rd
Dresher, PA
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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Kids read The Gingerbread Man and decorate a gingerbread-man cookie to take home.

Cost: $8

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-924-2310
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Mammals are secretive and often hard to see, but they are all around us.  Go on a winter walk in the park to see the many clues that mammals leave behind. Make an animal track craft after...

Cost: $5

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
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Girard College is a 1st through 12th grade 5-day boarding school for academically capable children, located on a historic 43-acre campus.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Girard College, Philadelphia
2101 S College Ave
, PA
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

More information

Enjoy the story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10am Fridays: 10am and 7pm Saturdays: 12pm and...

Cost: $22-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Phildelphia , PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre
Telephone: 215.922.1122
Contact Name: Stephen Rapp
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Westfield Friends School, Cinnaminson
2201 Riverton Rd.
Cinnaminson, NJ
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Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford promotes academic scholarship, creativity, respect, integrity, and self-awareness with a commitment to creating a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Friends School Haverford
851 Buck Lane
Haverford, PA  19041
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Sponsor: Friends School Haverford
Telephone: 610-642-2334
Contact Name: Lisa Buscaglia
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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Website »

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Nine-year-old Philomena's inner world materializes as a pint-size metropolis of found objects in this magical retelling of Edith Nesbit's 1910 fantasy novel.  With the help of toy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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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.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Walden School, Media
901 N. Providence Rd.
Media, PA
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

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Uses the arts and hands-on learning methods to teach students who struggle in traditional classroom settings. Grades 3-8.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gateway Lab School
2501 Centerville Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Enjoy the story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10am Fridays: 10am and 7pm Saturdays: 12pm and...

Cost: $22-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Phildelphia , PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: Arden Theatre
Telephone: 215.922.1122
Contact Name: Stephen Rapp
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Website »

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More than 150 dog breeds will be featured in Best of Breed competitions, obedience and rally trials, 4-6 Month puppy competitions, canine good citizens clinics and more. Vendors will offer...

Cost: $8; $2, ages 12 & younger

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ
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Website »

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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Website »

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Guided by the Quaker values of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship, Haddonfield Friends School inspires joyful young minds to reach their fullest potential,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Haddonfield Friends School
47 N Haddon Ave.
Haddonfield, PA
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Adapted by Jennifer Blatchley Smith, Leslie Reidel and Landis Smith. Music by Charles Gilbert. Based on The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. With Illustrations by Jules Feiffer. By arrangement...

Cost: $8

Where:
Copeland Hall
818 N Market St,
Wilmington, DE
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Adults learn a craft technique and make a work of art to take home. Wine and refreshments will be available in the café while you create.

Cost: $20

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy
Wilmington, DE
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Snacks provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Open Book Bookstore
7900 High School Rd.
Elkins Park, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Open Book Bookstore
Telephone: 267-627-4888
Contact Name: Lynn Rosen
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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
1000 Old Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

Features O and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
View map »


Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
Website »

More information

The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

More information

Enjoy the story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10am Fridays: 10am and 7pm Saturdays: 12pm and...

Cost: $22-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Phildelphia , PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: Arden Theatre
Telephone: 215.922.1122
Contact Name: Stephen Rapp
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

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


Website »

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Travel silently and unseen through the forest while practicing spatial awareness and navigation skills.  Solve nature puzzles and team challenges, go on a series of adventures, and figure out...

Cost: $62

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Telephone: 215-482-7300
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More than 150 dog breeds will be featured in Best of Breed competitions, obedience and rally trials, 4-6 Month puppy competitions, canine good citizens clinics and more. Vendors will offer...

Cost: $8; $2, ages 12 & younger

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ
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A bilingual curriculum in French & English makes for a diverse school community. Service learning begins in PreK.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
French International School of Philadelphia, Bala Cynwyd,
150 N Highland Ave
Bala Cynwyd,, PA
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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Website »

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The evening light is different in every season, and a full moon creates a special night. In the gathering evening light, we will set out to see what we can see: owls in our deep woods, migrating...

Cost: $7

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Each person will receive a canvas, paints and paint brushes, and will be led through a step-by-step painting to create a masterpiece. You’ll learn how to create realistic-looking trees,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Wayne Art Center
413 Maplewood Ave
Wayne, PA
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Activities may include tracking animals in snow (or mud), building winter survival shelters, sledding, investigating the winter pond, enjoying lunch by the fire and more. Camp days are ideal for...

Cost: $59, day

Where:
Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center
142 Bordentown Georgetown Rd
Chesterfield, NJ  08515
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Sponsor: Fernbrook Farms
Telephone: 160-929-84028
Contact Name: Brian Kuser
Website »

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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

Features O and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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The program introduces young visitors to art and the museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project.  Oct 26 Special...

Cost: $5, child & adult.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19350
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Enjoy the story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10am Fridays: 10am and 7pm Saturdays: 12pm and...

Cost: $22-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Phildelphia , PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre
Telephone: 215.922.1122
Contact Name: Stephen Rapp
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A Classic 2 Mile Christmas Light Drive-Thru at The Star Barn Village A Celebration of the True Meaning of Christmas in Lights including the story of Christ Christmas music CD is included...

Cost: $20, car

Where:
The Star Barn Village at Stone Gables Estate
1 Hollinger Lane
Elizabethtown, PA  17022
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Telephone: 717-902-9791
Contact Name: Gail Shane
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Join a naturalist for an early evening hike. Hot chocolate will be provided, but you’ll need to bring a travel mug with a lid. Program meets at the nature center and hikes along the Creek Rd....

Cost: $5

Where:
White Clay Creek State Park
1475 Creek Rd
Newark, DE
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Telephone: 302-368-6900
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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The event kicks off on Friday with a special screening (details to be announced). Then, the weekend continues with a full day of family programming on Saturday, and a Sunday jazz presentation with...

Cost: $2

Where:
African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA
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Get inspiration, purchase goods and hire help for your next home project. There'll be make-and-take workshops, exhibitors, contests, guest speakers, celeb sightings and vendors. 

Cost: $13, adults; $3, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA
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More than 150 dog breeds will be featured in Best of Breed competitions, obedience and rally trials, 4-6 Month puppy competitions, canine good citizens clinics and more. Vendors will offer...

Cost: $8; $2, ages 12 & younger

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ
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Maps help us understand the visual picture of the world. But has the entire world been mapped? Satellites capture images of the earth, however scientists are still trying to find a way to convert...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Azavea
990 Spring Garden St
5th Fl
Philadelphia, PA
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Make your cap the star of your period wardrobe while perfecting your hand-sewing skills. Caps were worn by women of all social classes during the 18th century. However, cap styles varied greatly...

Cost: $45

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Your little one will learn about the great civil rights leader in The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray Moore. A museum educator will read the story that’s written especially...

Cost: $10 for 1 child + up to 2 adults; additional fee for additional kids

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Liberty Museum
Telephone: 215-925-2800
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
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Meet 50 day and overnight camps, featuring traditional and special interest camps (STEM, arts, sports, nature, more), teen travel/adventure and leadership programs, and camps for children with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Valley University
Student Center Building
700 E. Butler Ave.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Bucks Camp Expo
Telephone: 215-886-1666
Contact Name: Ellen Warren
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Databases contain tons of information, but how can you make sense of it all? Data analytics. In this workshop, students will use R, a programming language used for data management and analysis....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA
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A color-your-own plush snowman will be given to kids for decorating with caregiver, guided play and games, exploring during nature walk, and snack provided.

Cost: $12 per child

Where:
Liberty Lands Park
913 North 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: Let's Go Outdoors
Telephone: 186-687-83595
Contact Name: Let's Go Outdoors
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Part educational exhibit, part mini golf course, Fore! The Planet' is an interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This exhibit pairs...

Cost: $5.95, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Meet staff, take a walk in the woods, make a winter craft, toast marshmallows, and visit the camp facilities. Sign up for camp early and get a discount.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Explore a variety of summer camps, programs and recreational opportunities for children and young adults with special needs. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Valley Forge National Historical Park
1777 N. Valley Rd.
Entrance A
Malvern, PA
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Get ready to roll in the Lunar New Year with a daytime festival and evening performances.  In many Asian communities around the world, the Lunar New Year is among the most important and...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Kids are invited to set flight across the rink and show off their best superhero costumes for an afternoon filled with character meet-and-greets.

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Rothman Ice Rink
1 S. 15th St.
Philadelphia, PA
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This is a dance theater adaptation of the New York Times best-selling children's book by Kobi Yamada—the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project FeederWatch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, FeederWatchers have contributed valuable data to scientists...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Features O and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
Website »

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The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic...

Cost: $19, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Meet at the Visitor Center before hitting the trails for a guided exploration. Each week explores a different theme.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Telephone: 215-482-7300
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The venue commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & his 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail” with readings from the landmark text & opportunities for visitors to respond to its...

Cost: Tours: $14, adults; $12, kids. FREE, activities

Where:
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
2027 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Telephone: 215-236-3300
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See some of Philly’s most talented improvisers, along with teachers from the PHIT Kids and Teens program perform an improvised show.

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

Where:
PHIT Comedy
2030 Sansom St.
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: PHIT Comedy
Contact Name: Joe Tuzzi
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Meet Lila Liberty, a young hero on a quest to spread acceptance and kindness. To complete her mission she needs to collect all six of her Super Hero Gadgets, like Respectacles to see different...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Liberty Museum
Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
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Enjoy the story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10am Fridays: 10am and 7pm Saturdays: 12pm and...

Cost: $22-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Phildelphia , PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre
Telephone: 215.922.1122
Contact Name: Stephen Rapp
Website »

More information

A Classic 2 Mile Christmas Light Drive-Thru at The Star Barn Village A Celebration of the True Meaning of Christmas in Lights including the story of Christ Christmas music CD is included...

Cost: $20, car

Where:
The Star Barn Village at Stone Gables Estate
1 Hollinger Lane
Elizabethtown, PA  17022
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Telephone: 717-902-9791
Contact Name: Gail Shane
Website »

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This new production, created by the musical team behind the hit movies, “Drumline”and “Drumline: A New Beat,” embodies the soulful, high-stepping style of the Historically...

Cost: $22.50-$83.50

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

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Opening day special: Enjoy FREE ice skating. A limited number of tickets are available. This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

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


Website »

More information

The event kicks off on Friday with a special screening (details to be announced). Then, the weekend continues with a full day of family programming on Saturday, and a Sunday jazz presentation with...

Cost: $2

Where:
African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Get inspiration, purchase goods and hire help for your next home project. There'll be make-and-take workshops, exhibitors, contests, guest speakers, celeb sightings and vendors. 

Cost: $13, adults; $3, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA
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The neighboring towns team up to host an array of family events including puppet shows, bird walks, ice-carving demos, a "snowfolk" art competition and a chili cook-off. 

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Multiple locations
Lambertville, NJ and Hope Hope, PA, PA


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