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May 2018

Exhibits will be modified to provide an opportunity to experience all the venue has to offer for people on the autism spectrum and with a range of differing abilities.  Trained staff and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St
Philadelphia, PA
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This race around the Square takes place on Armed Forces Weekend and benefits Ardmore Rotary Foundation projects. Half of all race proceeds will benefit local veterans.

Cost: $25

Where:
Suburban Square
49 St James Place
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Sponsor: CertaPro Painters
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Refreshments served at 8:45am.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Benchmark School, Media
2107 N Providence Rd
Media, PA
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Relaxed pace, kid focused nature walk or hike to a fun playground site, which includes craft time, playtime, and snack time.

Cost: $12

Where:
Houston Playground
900 Grakyn Ln.
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Sponsor: Let's Go Outdoors
Telephone: 186-687-83595
Contact Name: Let's Go Outdoors
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Note: This event has been rescheduled to May 20. Chestnut Hill becomes an outdoor garden marketplace as more than 150 home and garden vendors, artists and craftsmen line Germantown Avenue....

Cost: FREE, $5 parking at select lots

Where:
Chestnut Hill
8000-8600 Blocks of Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Features vendors with old and new comics, toys, action figures, movies, posters and trading cards. Guests include artist Joe del Beato, writer Mark Holmes, costume groups Philadelphia...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mill Race Village
White Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Telephone: 609-242-7756
Contact Name: Mary Campbell
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Families will enjoy Art in the Park, Fitness Fun, Outdoor Science, a Park Cleanup Challenge, and will learn all about the outdoors and the great parks and natural areas in Vineland and the South...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Giampietro Park
3231 East Landis Avenue
Vineland , NJ  08361
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Sponsor: National Park Trust
Telephone: 856-297-4139
Contact Name: Sarah Hullihen
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Hundreds of rubber duckies float down Neshaminy Creek to compete in a race to the finish line during this humorous event. The first four ducks to cross the finish win a cash prize. Official...

Cost: $5, duck; $20, five ducks; FREE, spectators

Where:
Kemper Park
905 Valley Rd.
Warminster, PA
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Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry. Take home a piece of Delaware Blue Rock as a souvenir. The tour involves walking on uneven ground.

Cost: $15, adults; $6, ages 6-14; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Join the celebration at the Springfield Mills’ first open demonstration day of the season. This historic mill at the arboretum is restored and stone-grinding corn for meal and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Did you know that an exhibition can take years to create and involve dozens of people? Join senior Curator of Ceramics and Glass Leslie Grigsby, curator of Dining by Design: Nature Displayed...

Cost: $15

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Learn how plants have been used from American Indians through Colonial times to the present for both food and medicine on this walk. Meet in parking lot #2. 

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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Enjoy music, free food, performances and art-making stations with animal drawing. Also, check out the annual juried Family Arts Academy exhibition. This year's theme is All About Animals.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 N Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Kids on the autism spectrum and their families enjoy the venue in a sensory-friendly setting.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ
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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 lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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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 »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Expect more than 100 juried crafters, an international food court, music, kids’ activities and community resource tables.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Historic Smithville
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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A popular destination for family entertainment, seven stages host a variety of performances each day, including sword fighting, music, comedy, fire breathing and aerialists. More than 50 actors...

Cost: $20, adults; $12, ages 5-12; FREE, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Liberty Lake
1195 Florence Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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Telephone: 888-864-8222
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World War II was a war that defined an era in American and World History. Celebrate the lives and memories of veterans and fallen heroes. Features military and civilian...

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: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Storybook Musical Theatre presents the story of a poor boy who leaves home to seek his fortune. Along the way, he discovers a lamp with some unusual powers. An evil magician is intent on...

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

Where:
Grate College Theater
7605 Old York Rd.
Melrose Ave.. & Old York Rd.
Elkins Park, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Storybook Musical Theatre
Contact Name: Marc S. Goldberg

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Toddlers enjoy interactive stories, hands-on activities and social interaction.

Cost: $5

Where:
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19145
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Sponsor: American Swedish Historical Museum
Telephone: 215-389-1776
Contact Name: Emma Ronn
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Features an Artisanal Craft Fair, food trucks, local craft beers, wagon rides and homemade goods.

Cost: $5/, per car.

Where:
Highland Orchards
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Rd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: Side Bar of West Chester
Telephone: 610-269-3494

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Activities include the annual Procession of Saints, a half-ball tournament, crafts, family events and food. Rain or shine.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Italian Market
South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Join keepers for talks about zoo animals. Topics and animals change daily. Locations will be posted at zoo entry.

Cost: $5

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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Find out about reptiles' special abilities, and learn how you can become a superhero for rreptiles. Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids; $5, seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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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This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 610-406-2658
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Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home. It’s one of the oldest and best restored houses in the country. The venue was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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A docent reads a colonial-themed story to kids.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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When street urchin Aladdin falls in love with Princess Jasmine, he needs help from a clever genie to outsmart the devious Jafar and win her hand. There is no show on May 13.

Cost: $15

Where:
Delaware Children's Theatre
1014 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE
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This family-friendly event features daredevil circus acts, favorite fair food, carnival games and midway rides for all ages, from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides. There...

Cost: FREE, admission and parking; ride cost varies.

Where:
Neshaminy Mall
707 Neshaminy Mall
Bensalem, PA  19020
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Telephone: 866-666-3247
Contact Name: Dreamland Amusements
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A young pauper named Tom Canty is beaten by the palace guards for standing too close to the palace gate. Seeing this, Prince Edward stops the guards and invites Tom into the palace for food....

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Sedgewick Theatre
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19119
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Sponsor: Quintessence Theatre Group
Telephone: 215-987-4450
Contact Name: Jordan Friedman
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Forty jury-selected artists and collaborative teams working in all media—painting, video, sculpture, performance, and more—will take to the Schuylkill River Trail, from the historic...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fairmount Water Works to South St.
Phila., PA

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Families enjoy theatre, dance and music workshops.

Cost: $50; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
457 Shirley Rd
Elmer, NJ  08318
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Telephone: (856) 358-2472
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, 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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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Come dressed in your cosplay best to take part in contests, meet favorite actors and comic-book artists, and celebrate favorite fandoms, comics, games and series.

Cost: $35 & up.

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA
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With performances by more than 300 artists from around the world, the festival is a great place to see emerging musicians. Aside from the music, the event also includes activities that are fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seaside Heights Boardwalk
Seaside Heights, NJ


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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Kids learn about these colorful feathered friends while they to a story, make a bird craft and walk to listen and look for birds in the park. Meet at the pavilions. 

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
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 lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

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


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

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Andalusia, the country home of Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States, is surrounded by  architectural delights, native woodlands and gardens. Placed on the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Andalusia Estate
1237 State Rd.
Andalusia, PA  19020
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

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


Telephone: 610-406-2658
Website »

More information

Bring the family ice skating. 

Cost: $10

Where:
The Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns Rd.
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffrey Beauparlant
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

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


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

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Join a bird walk led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society. Birds are still migrating north.  Expect to see warblers, vireos and other species.  Lean to identify birds in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA  19006
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 215-947-3477
Contact Name: Leigh Altadonna
Website »

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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


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 lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

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


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

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

This early childhood series incorporates active learning through music, movement and the exploration of objects in a welcoming setting. Themes relate to the museum and garden.

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

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


Telephone: 610-406-2658
Website »

More information

Bring the family ice skating. 

Cost: $10

Where:
The Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns Rd.
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffrey Beauparlant
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

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


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

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The school hosts an information session.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newtown Friends School, Newtown
1450 Newtown-Langhorne Rd.
Newtown, PA  18940
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Sponsor: Newtown Friends School
Telephone: 215-968-2225 ex. 102
Contact Name: Rebecca Niszczak
Website »

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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Singing classic rhymes, fingerplays, instruments and dancing will get your little one excited for music.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Logan Township Library
498 Beckett Rd
Swedesboro, NJ
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This program for preschoolers and an accompanying adult focuses on gardens and plants, worms, mud, seeds, and work in the garden throughout the spring. Please dress accordingly.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rancocas Nature Center
794 Rancocas Mt Holly Rd.
Westampton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-261-2495
Website »

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Express your creativity while making a craft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mosaic Family Success Center
110 High St. E.
Glassboro, NJ  08051
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Telephone: 856-347-4338
Contact Name: Alyssa Frasca
Website »

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Some of life’s most important skills include teamwork, problem solving, and organization. It is these three skills that are fundamental to using WordPress. Whether you think one day you and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
RunSignUp
300 Mill St
#200
Moorestown, NJ  08057
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Meredith Klein
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Enjoy food from Wahlburgers, Ka' Chi Truck, Brotherly Grub BBQ, Tela's Market, Pat's Cheesesteaks and FARE, sweet treats by Insomnia Cookies and Jack's Firehouse, drinks by Flying...

Cost: $75

Where:
Smith Memorial Playground
3500 Reservoir Dr.
Philadelphia, PA
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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 lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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Bring lawn chairs and/or picnic blankets. Food trucks and discounts from Jewlers’ Row member restaurants and bars will be available.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jewelers' Row District
700 Block of Sansom Street-Between 7th and 8th Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Jewelers' Row District
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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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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, kids will venture outside, so dress them for the weather.  

Cost: $4

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-793-3046
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Miss Marcia introduces gardening subjects to you and your child in the Garden Center.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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Each event will introduce attendees to a specialist who will share their insights and expertise about the venue's garden and estate, its history, horticulture or the environment. Presentations...

Cost: $20, adults; $18, students ages 12 & up with ID

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 180-044-83883
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This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 610-406-2658
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Bring the family ice skating. 

Cost: $10

Where:
The Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns Rd.
Warminster, PA  18974
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Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffrey Beauparlant
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A young pauper named Tom Canty is beaten by the palace guards for standing too close to the palace gate. Seeing this, Prince Edward stops the guards and invites Tom into the palace for food....

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Sedgewick Theatre
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19119
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Sponsor: Quintessence Theatre Group
Telephone: 215-987-4450
Contact Name: Jordan Friedman
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, 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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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An Imperfection in the Kitchen Floor, set in Willow Grove, tells the story of two women who despite living 100 years apart, face similar sacrifices, difficult decisions, and self-imposed perfection...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
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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 lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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This yoga class is open to all levels. You’ll practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring a yoga mat, small towel and a water bottle. Wear...

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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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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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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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

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

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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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World War II was a war that defined an era in American and World History. Celebrate the lives and memories of veterans and fallen heroes. Features military and civilian...

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: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Enjoy animal stories read by the story-telling team. The event takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity or animal presentation.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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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A fleet of majestic ships will sail into Philadelphia for a five-day celebration honoring the sailing community and the city’s maritime heritage. Beginning with the Parade of Sail on...

Cost: $7-$150

Where:
Penn's Landing
211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd
Phila., PA  19106
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Sponsor: Independence Seaport Museum and DRWC

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This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

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


Telephone: 610-406-2658
Website »

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Bring the family ice skating. 

Cost: $10

Where:
The Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns Rd.
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffrey Beauparlant
Website »

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A young pauper named Tom Canty is beaten by the palace guards for standing too close to the palace gate. Seeing this, Prince Edward stops the guards and invites Tom into the palace for food....

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Sedgewick Theatre
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19119
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Sponsor: Quintessence Theatre Group
Telephone: 215-987-4450
Contact Name: Jordan Friedman
Website »

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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Website »

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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
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Website »

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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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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Let's play outside! With a "Forest School" concept, kids & parents will enjoy adventures in the woods, streams and fields, with very little "classroom" time....

Cost: $10

Where:
Ashland Nature Center
3511 Barley Mill Rd
Hockessin, DE
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Telephone: (302) 239-2334
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Enjoy the museum after dark with activities such as a beer garden with food in Dinosaur Hall, live animal presentations at 5:30pm and 7pm, and hands-on activities. 

Cost: $10

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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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 lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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Join a naturalist for the hike, where you’ll keep an eye out for the moon’s journey in the sky. Register with payment by noon on Friday and receive $1 discount. Meet at Chambers...

Cost: $5

Where:
White Clay Creek State Park
1475 Creek Rd
Newark, DE
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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

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

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


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

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

World War II was a war that defined an era in American and World History. Celebrate the lives and memories of veterans and fallen heroes. Features military and civilian...

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: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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A staff member from the Bucks County Free Library will read and sing songs from children’s books.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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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.    

Cost: $5, child & one adult.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19350
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A fleet of majestic ships will sail into Philadelphia for a five-day celebration honoring the sailing community and the city’s maritime heritage. Beginning with the Parade of Sail on...

Cost: $7-$150

Where:
Penn's Landing
211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: Independence Seaport Museum and DRWC

More information

This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

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


Telephone: 610-406-2658
Website »

More information

Bring the family ice skating. 

Cost: $10

Where:
The Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns Rd.
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffrey Beauparlant
Website »

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Bring the family to relax on the lawn (weather permitting) and watch live entertainment by local musicians. Adults can enjoy locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or craft beers from...

Cost: $3; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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A young pauper named Tom Canty is beaten by the palace guards for standing too close to the palace gate. Seeing this, Prince Edward stops the guards and invites Tom into the palace for food....

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Sedgewick Theatre
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19119
View map »


Sponsor: Quintessence Theatre Group
Telephone: 215-987-4450
Contact Name: Jordan Friedman
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

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


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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There will be a sale in the bakery, including a 7” "fireworks cake" for $8.99.  

Cost: $8.99

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd,
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 161-087-67116

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Celebrate strawberry season with activities and local food & product vendors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the splendor of Morris Arboretum’s summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The venue will pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution and ask what it took to win the Revolutionary War. To coincide with...

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

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 121-525-36731
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Interactive tour of the Waterworks, including the new mussel hatchery. Explore and learn about water from the Schuykill River.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fairmount Water Works
640 Waterworks Dr.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Let's Go Outdoors
Telephone: 866-878-3595
Contact Name: Let's Go Outdoors
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200+ artists and crafters will display and sell their creations in a juried show. Children will have their day of fun in the “KidZone” featuring pony rides, carnival games, rides and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ


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Visit the investigation lab to explore the world of land snails with Marla Coppolino, aka The Snail Wrangler. This lively multimedia display and presentation includes photos, videos,...

Cost: $9, ages 3 & up; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Fosters family fun through exploration, observation, and use of nature tools. Adapted from National Rec and Park Association program.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Outside of Fairmount Water Works
640 Waterworks Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Let's Go Outdoors
Telephone: 866-878-3595
Contact Name: Let's Go Outdoors
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River Rangers learn how to gauge the health of local waterways by observing the variety of critters living in it. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, ages 6-14; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
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The event uses color images, video and activities to help kids learn what a helicopter is, the basic parts of a helicopter & what it can do. Using shapes and colors, kids identify aircraft,...

Where:
American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Blvd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: American Helicopter Museum
Telephone: 610-436-9600
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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In spring, temporary ponds fill up, and these are magnets for breeding amphibians. What are vernal pools, why do we need these muddy pockets, and what kind of animals call them home?  Plan to...

Cost: $7

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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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant lighted sculptures, using traditional...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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The community is invited to honor the veterans buried at Historic Montgomery Cemetery. Wreath laying, speeches and military reenactors will be part of this day of remembrance. More than 400...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Montgomery Cemetery
One Hartranft Ave.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Enjoy live entertainment and shop for produce from local farmers.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kings Court
Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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Family-friendly programs and activities include flag etiquette and flag folding workshops, 18th century games, arts and craft activities, and interactive shows. On Mon., visitors can...

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

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

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


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

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

A popular destination for family entertainment, seven stages host a variety of performances each day, including sword fighting, music, comedy, fire breathing and aerialists. More than 50 actors...

Cost: $20, adults; $12, ages 5-12; FREE, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Liberty Lake
1195 Florence Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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Telephone: 888-864-8222
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World War II was a war that defined an era in American and World History. Celebrate the lives and memories of veterans and fallen heroes. Features military and civilian...

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: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Staff members, volunteers and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania and to the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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A fleet of majestic ships will sail into Philadelphia for a five-day celebration honoring the sailing community and the city’s maritime heritage. Beginning with the Parade of Sail on...

Cost: $7-$150

Where:
Penn's Landing
211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd
Phila., PA  19106
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Sponsor: Independence Seaport Museum and DRWC

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Features an Artisanal Craft Fair, food trucks, local craft beers, wagon rides and homemade goods.

Cost: $5/, per car.

Where:
Highland Orchards
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Rd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: Side Bar of West Chester
Telephone: 610-269-3494

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Join keepers for talks about zoo animals. Topics and animals change daily. Locations will be posted at zoo entry.

Cost: $5

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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Ages 13 & up up are invited to join this fantasy tabletop role-playing game.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Find out about reptiles' special abilities, and learn how you can become a superhero for rreptiles. Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids; $5, seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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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This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two...

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 610-406-2658
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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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Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home. It’s one of the oldest and best restored houses in the country. The venue was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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Join a staff naturalist for an afternoon of environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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A young pauper named Tom Canty is beaten by the palace guards for standing too close to the palace gate. Seeing this, Prince Edward stops the guards and invites Tom into the palace for food....

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Sedgewick Theatre
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19119
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Sponsor: Quintessence Theatre Group
Telephone: 215-987-4450
Contact Name: Jordan Friedman
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, 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 RiverRin
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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While parents browse arts & crafts vendors, kids can enjoy entertainment and activities.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lancaster Avenue
Downingtown, PA


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