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June 2018

The run aims to raise awareness and funds to beat prostate cancer. 7am - On-Site Registration 8:30am - 5K Run/Walk Start Time Wear your best bowtie or necktie to honor dads on this...

Cost: $30-$100

Where:
Paine's Park
Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.,
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: SPW Productions, LLC
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FatherFest features antique cars and motorcycles, food trucks, a beer garden, sports-oriented inflatable games, helicopter rides (additional cost) and more. This year’s theme is...

Cost: $10

Where:
American Helicopter Museum and Education Center
1220 American Blvd.
West Chester, PA
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Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Website »

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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

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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Enjoy towering dinosaurs, animal shows, tropical butterflies and exhibits.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Bring Dad to Casino Pier or Breakwater Beach, where he can ride for free with one paying child. This excludes go-karts, Sky Ride, SkyCoaster and SkyScraper. Not valid with any other discount...

Where:
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ
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Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by guests. This tour ends with an explosive finish....

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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Enjoy an unlimited BBQ buffet, offered at three seating times, visit with your favorite animals and learn from the experts who care for them. Visit PECO Primate Reserve to...

Cost: $27.99-$42.99

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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The performance takes place in front of Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern.  

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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Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
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Board the Spirit of Philadelphia for a lunch cruise (12:30pm) or dinner cruise (5:30pm). You’ll get a private table with skyline views, plus a buffet meal, DJ music and deck games.

Cost: $54.90+, lunch cruise; $73.90, dinner cruise.

Where:
Penn's Landing
401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and...

Cost: $15.00-$33.00 (includes museum admission for ages 13+)

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Watson Adventures
Telephone: 877-946-4868
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Bring Dad to the park for a challenging nature scavenger hunt. He will follow a series of clues to find the nature items or answer questions. The first dad back with all the...

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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Staff will help set up your tent, build the campfire, provide the food and lead a night time program. You must provide a tent and sleeping bag; no prior camping experience is needed. This...

Cost: $100, family

Where:
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd.
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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Telephone: 610-527-5234
Contact Name: Rosie Arnold
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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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Enjoy rides, beach fun, a carton of Curley’s fries and FREE rides for Dad. Head to guest services for details.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Morey's Piers
3501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ
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Celebrate Italian culture with performances, authentic cuisine, entertainment, rides and activities. 1st Sun 2:00 – 10:30pm Mon-Fri  5:30 – 10:30pm Sat 4:00 – 10:30pm...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 14 & younger.

Where:
St. Anthony's Parish
901 N. Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE
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Kids learn through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and animal presentations. Program will be canceled for the week in the event of inclement weather.  

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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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
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
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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The museum will bring out of its collections George Washington’s Commander-in-Chief’s Standard, the flag that marked his presence on the battlefield. The rare surviving flag will be on...

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
Website »

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Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Interested in the Civil War or World War II? Want to learn about the weaponry and tactics used by the British infantry in the Victorian Era? Or maybe you are just a history buff who loves it all....

Cost: $14 for adults and $12 for children ages 3 to 12. Children under 3 are admitted

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: The Title Company of Jersey, The Linnington Family and LTG R Michael S. Linnington, Wounded Warriors Project
Telephone: 160-989-82300
Contact Name: S. Nickel
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Find out about reptiles’ special abilities and learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

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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The event offers two and a half days of Jeep activities, access to the industry’s top vendors and an opportunity to play on the exclusive beach obstacle course powered by Rausch Creek...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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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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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 RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

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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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When Horton the Elephant hears a very soft noise, he discovers a planet full of tiny girls and boys. On a small speck of dust is a planet called Who, lives a young child named JoJo who is feeling...

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
Saint Joseph's University - Bluett Theater
56th Street and Overbrook Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
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in conjunction with the Barnes’s Renoir: Father and Son/ Painting and Cinema exhibition, through “Treat Dad!” guests can book an Exhibition and Collection Tour for themselves and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Website »

More information

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

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

More information

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

Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
View map »


Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
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

Games are held 8 a.m. - noon daily at Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, in Wildwood. The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue & the Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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

Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked, and entertained. Designed especially for...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 180-044-83883

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


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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

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Members of the Wyncote Audubon Society will lead this regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month bird walk.  The walk will go south along the Pennypack Trail through the Bethayres Swamp.  The...

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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Read themed stories, then pick a small container of cherries to take home. You'll also learn tips on how to pick the best fruit.

Cost: $8

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ
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Website »

More information

Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Website »

More information

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

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

More information

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

Laurence Tribe, leading constitutional scholar and author of To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment, joins co-author Joshua Matz for a deep dive into the history and future of presidential...

Cost: $40

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

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Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
View map »


Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
Website »

More information

Kids use a 3D pen to create various objects.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Drop in to create ceramics, craft, and sculpture projects. Projects take about an hour or hour and a half to complete, you do not need to attend the full scheduled time but please come at...

Cost: $18

Where:
Engage Art Studio
4031 Skippack Pike
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Engage Art Studio
Telephone: 215-512-7205
Contact Name: Melissa Thurman
Website »

More information

Set sail this Tuesday with a shipbuilding demonstration and sea shanties aboard the privateer sloop. Happy hour in the Cross Keys cafe will feature drink specials.  

Cost: $10

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 121-525-36731
Website »

More information

Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 FM WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities and animals.

Cost: $1

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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

Games are held 8 a.m. - noon daily at Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, in Wildwood. The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue & the Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

Join dinosaur-themed storytimes at 11am and 2pm, followed by a chance to touch real fossils. The venue will also show a dinosaur film in the Community Room and have a dinosaur footprint scavenger...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

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


Telephone: 302-658-9111

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

Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

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
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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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 RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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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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Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

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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Celebrate the beginning of summer by bringing the family to a creek investigation.  Examine creatures that are adapted to life in the water.  All will be released unharmed.  Wear...

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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Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
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Enjoy roasting marshmallows, field games and pond exploration.

Cost: $20, family.

Where:
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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Telephone: 610-527-5234
Contact Name: Rosie Arnold
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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 a blanket or beach chair. Refreshments and dinner available for purchase in the event of inclement weather, movies will be held the following evening.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Leeland Park
1216 Jones St.
Conshohocken, PA  19428
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June's theme is High School, July’s theme is ’90s Action Movies, and August’s theme is Summer Camp.

Cost: FREE

Where:
FringeArts
140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 121-541-31318
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The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic return to the USA for their 2018 national tour following sold-out shows across the globe, rave reviews and a run in...

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Games are held 8 a.m. - noon daily at Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, in Wildwood. The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue & the Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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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
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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
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
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

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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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Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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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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This is an inclusive, bully-free and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how we have repurposed historic...

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennet Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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 RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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

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Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Website »

More information

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

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

More information

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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Celebrate the first official day of summer by exploring and appreciating the pinelands with a walk along the Nature Trail. Throughout the one-mile loop, read up on facts about wildlife, trees, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Kids will upcycle an old candle jar into a night light with paint, paper, and craft embellishments, turning the jar into a unique and funky bug. A small electric candle in the jar, and it's a...

Cost: 25

Where:
Heebner Park
1721 S Valley Forge Rd
Collegeville, PA  19426
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Sponsor: Engage Art Studio
Telephone: 215-512-7205
Contact Name: Melissa Thurman
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Enjoy a 7-ton hoagie salute, FREE Wawa hoagies, a performance by the USO Show Troupe and a hoagie-building competition of enormous proportions between police and firefighters.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Independence Mall & National Constitution Center Lawn
Philadelphia, PA

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Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
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Downtown Haddonfield will  celebrate the popular on-the-go food trend – food trucks – with the return of this event.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Haddonfield
Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street,
Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue.
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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Festivities include: 1993 Phillies Autograph Booth - $30 To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 National League Championship season, members of the 1993 Phillies will be appearing...

Cost: $30

Where:
Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA
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Slow down, settle your mind, and step into the tranquility of the museum’s labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Visitors can enjoy a variety of seasonal walks throughout the...

Cost: FREE, donations welcome

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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As former deputy national security advisor and one of President Barack Obama’s closest aides, Ben Rhodes provides a behind-the-scenes account of some of the most consequential and...

Cost: $18

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

The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic return to the USA for their 2018 national tour following sold-out shows across the globe, rave reviews and a run in...

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Games are held 8 a.m. - noon daily at Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, in Wildwood. The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue & the Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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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
Website »

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

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


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

More information

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 »

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Kids enjoy stories, songs, games and crafts with the following themes: April 19:  Feelin' Buggy May 17:  Spring Sprouts June 21:  Turtle Time July 19:  Zoo Day...

Cost: $7

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 S. Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: Newlin Grist Mill
Telephone: 610-459-2359
Website »

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Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Staff members assist kids while they make a craft.

Cost: $5

Where:
Highland Orchards
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Rd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Telephone: 610-269-3494
Contact Name: Beth
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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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Learn how to play the game or hone your skills.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Experience the venue’s exhibits during extended hours.

Cost: $9, ages 3 & up; $2, ages 1 & 2.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Kick off the weekend by strolling through the galleries, romping through the Nature Nook with the kids, enjoying fresh air in the outdoor areas, and going nose to nose with one of the live animal...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Stroll through the Follies exhibition or take a twilight tram tour of the exhibition. Twilight trams will be offered every half hour from the Visitor Center until sunset. Weather...

Cost: $10

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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Thursday, June 21 – Dirk Quinn Band. Dirk Quinn is the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz band based out of Philadelphia that travels extensively throughout the US and Canada. Utilizing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison St.
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Arts Council of Princeton
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The tour highlights the paranormal "visitors" and activities that have been experienced by the Village staff over the years. Please bring bug spray. No Bite Me Cream will be available...

Cost: $15

Where:
Cold Spring Brewery
733 Seashore Rd.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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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
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 RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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 »

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Enjoy early access to the museum's Revolutionary Philadelphia playscape while enjoying a continental breakfast with a costumed interpreter. 

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 267-579-3438
Website »

More information

Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Website »

More information

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

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

More information

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

Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
View map »


Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
Website »

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TooManyGames, the longest running and largest gaming convention in Pennsylvania, will take place June 22 – 24, 2018 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. With an expected...

Cost: $25 - $120

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA  19456
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Sponsor: TooManyGames
Telephone: 121-530-77900
Contact Name: Paul Truitt
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Bring your own drink. Popcorn will be served. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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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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Browse vehicles on display or show off one of your own. 

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
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

The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic return to the USA for their 2018 national tour following sold-out shows across the globe, rave reviews and a run in...

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

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

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


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

More information

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
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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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Festival includes over 40 authentic Italian-American food and merchandise vendors, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, grape stomping, olive tree signings,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
1st and Olde New Jersey Avenues
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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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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Find out about reptiles’ special abilities and learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

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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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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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 RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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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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Meet adoptable dogs, cats and rabbits from shelters and rescue groups near you. Local pet vendors will be onsite for owners to pick up items for their favorite furry friends, food from local...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Zoo Education Building
1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo AAZK Chapter
Contact Name: Katlyn Muse
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Animals, trail hikes, campfire complete with marshmallow roast, hands-on science, interactive presentations, crafts, and activities will be a part of the outdoor celebration. Uncle John’s...

Cost: $9, ages 3 & up; $2, ages 1 & 2.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Savor the complex flavors of craft beer at this family-friendly barbecue and music festival.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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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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Students will learn how to use GameMaker Studio, an intuitive program for the creation of electronic games. They will learn to create a basic running and jumping game, and how to customize the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
York Martin Library
159 E. Market St.
York, PA  17401
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Bernadette Reineberg
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Kids and parents are invited to join, World of Song's Allison DeSalvo, for a fun, interactive outdoor yoga time of breathing, stretching, games, partner & group poses connecting to...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Swarthmore Farmers Market
121 Park Avenue
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Sponsor: World of Song
Telephone: 267-282-1242
Contact Name: Allison DeSalvo
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There will be mats, tents, balls, tunnels and more set up for your child to explore.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mosaic Family Success Center
110 High Street East
Glassboro, NJ  08028
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Contact Name: Alyssa Frasca

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Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment used to engage our animals’ minds at the...

Cost: $12

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N Park Dr
Wilmington, DE  19802-3801
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Telephone: 302-571-7850

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In partnership with Timothy's, the orchard is hosting a beer garden featuring local craft beers, food trucks and artisan crafts. Pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, take...

Cost: Pay as you go

Where:
Highland Orchards
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Rd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: Timothy's
Telephone: 610-269-3494
Contact Name: Beth
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Cheer on the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia as it plays the Brandywine Base Ball Club. The game features period uniforms and equipment and the rules of the 1860’s.  

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 610-287-9349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
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Learn about Fibonacci sequences and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature. This is a drop-in activity.

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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Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Phoenixville Public Library
183 Second Ave.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Children's Library
Telephone: 610-933-3013 x 127
Contact Name: Rebecca Krause
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JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games and more. In this course, students will learn the basic concepts of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newtown Square Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Rd.
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Joe Quinn
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For over 30 years, local artist Eiko Fan's motto has been "Art is Food" everybody needs it. She uses her art, music and dance to empower and adapt art making possible to people with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa Chen
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This is the closing of Interwoven Stories International, the culmination of an international stitching project that began in Princeton in 2016 at the Arts Council. Since then,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Arts Council of Princeton
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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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TooManyGames, the longest running and largest gaming convention in Pennsylvania, will take place June 22 – 24, 2018 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. With an expected...

Cost: $25 - $120

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA  19456
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Sponsor: TooManyGames
Telephone: 121-530-77900
Contact Name: Paul Truitt
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Festivities include food, drinks, homemade Swedish pastries, live music and maypole dancing, as well as crafts and games for the kids.

Cost: $12, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Sponsor: American Swedish Historical Museum
Telephone: 215-389-1776
Contact Name: Emma Ronn
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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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The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic return to the USA for their 2018 national tour following sold-out shows across the globe, rave reviews and a run in...

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
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Friday night registration in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Saturday & Sunday: Games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. Over 1,000 teams will compete on...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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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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Start the day off with pancakes on the Orchard View Deck from 9am-11pm both days. $8.00 per person. Breakfast Menu - Pancakes, sausage, fruit, apple cider donut and beverage. (coffee,...

Cost: $8, breakfast; $2, harvest party.

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD  21921
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Telephone: 410-398-1349
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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $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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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
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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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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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The event will feature Viewer’s Choice quilt show, speakers, demonstrations and vendors. On Saturday, visitors may vote for their favorite quilts in the Welcome Center at the...

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

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Rte. 9 S.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Festival includes over 40 authentic Italian-American food and merchandise vendors, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, grape stomping, olive tree signings,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
1st and Olde New Jersey Avenues
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Find out about reptiles’ special abilities and learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

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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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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Learn about how fruits grow, then make kabobs and do themed crafts and enjoy refreshments.

Cost: $9

Where:
Camden Childrens Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Camden Childrens Garden
Telephone: 856 365 8733
Contact Name: Lydia Cipriani
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Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
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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 RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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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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