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July 2016

Blood drive takes place at the Employment Center. Each donor will receive one theme park ticket valid for Six Flags Great Adventure. To access the center, drive 1/4 mile past the park's main...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ  08527
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Guides take participants on a 25-mile bike ride on the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail, followed by a hike and a rafting trip down the Lehigh River.  This expedition offers...

Cost: $109.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Rte. 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
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You might get wet during this first-annual fest; stop by learning stations to find out more about life in the water, get creative with water-based art projects and listen to stories in a shady...

Cost: $11, adults; $7, ages 3-15.

Where:
Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy dug deep into its collections to showcase some highlights of the museum’s connections to presidents—of all political...

Cost: $13.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


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

More information

This is a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates political history, government and the election season via nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations. The National Constitution Center...

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

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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The museum hosts two gyms and three PokeStops for visitors to play the popular game both inside and outside of the venue. There'll also be a scavenger hunt that connects the game to...

Cost: $5

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Get a close-up look at the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. Search for eggs, larvae, pupae, and adult butterflies in our gardens.  Learn about their host plant and discover some of...

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
Website »

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White water rafting Schedule

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
Website »

More information

This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
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Website »

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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Farmer’s Breakfast will be served from 9am-11am on the Orchard View Deck! After breakfast, mosey on out to the BIG BackYard for Harvest Party events from 11am-3pm! 

Cost: $7, breakfast; $1, harvest party

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD  21921
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Telephone: 410-398-1349
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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

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

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Discover all things locomotive when the village is lined with model railroads, garden displays and vendors.

Cost: $10, adults; $8, kids 3-12; FREE, kids 2 & under.

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
20 Rte. 9
Cape May, NJ
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Website »

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The keeper of the Cape May Lighthouse presents an informative half-hour talk on the history and lore of the famous 1859 Cape May Lighthouse.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Point State Park
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ  08212
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Reptiles will vary depending on...

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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Readings from lighthouse, seashore and maritime literature are designed for young kids.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Point State Park
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ  08212
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
Website »

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Climb to the top of this historic tower for a view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rockford Park
2000 Lookout Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Mantua, Athern and Atlas toy trains from the ‘50s and ‘60s run on decorated period platforms with Plasticville and Revel buildings.

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

Where:
South Jersey Museum of American History
123 E. High St.
Glassboro, NJ  08028
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Sponsor: South Jersey Museum of American History
Telephone: 856-442-0688
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
Website »

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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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

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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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This ice skating competition draws skaters of all levels from many states. Categories include singles, pairs, parternered & solo ice dance and basic skills.  

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Skating Club of Wilmington
1301 Carruthers Ln.
Wilmington, DE
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Website »

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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy dug deep into its collections to showcase some highlights of the museum’s connections to presidents—of all political...

Cost: $13.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


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

More information

This is a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates political history, government and the election season via nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations. The National Constitution Center...

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

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

Age-appropriate project to introduce children and their caregiver to new art materials and techniques. 

Cost: $26, mother and child

Where:
Darlington Arts Center
977 Shavertown Rd.
Garnet Valley, PA  19060
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Sponsor: Darlington Arts Center
Telephone: 610.358.3632
Contact Name: Madeleine Turley
Website »

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There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
View map »

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Celebration includes games, characters, crafts, gifts and a visit from Santa.  

Cost: FREE; $8, adults to climb lighthouse.

Where:
Cape May Lighthouse
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ  08212
View map »


Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
Website »

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Prominent historians Annette Gordon-Reed, Sean Wilentz and Sidney Blumenthall look back at how America’s past presidents, from Jackson to Lincoln to Roosevelt,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
View map »


Website »

More information

Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior....

Cost: Free with admission.

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


Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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

View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
View map »


Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

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

More information

Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

Join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Free Library of Philadelphia for a nature-inspired story and craft. A new nature theme , from frogs and fish to flowers, will be featured each...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sister Cities Park
18th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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What was life like more than 100 years ago? Kids can find out on guided tours of the 1879 estate, geared to 5- to 10-year olds.

Cost: $8, FREE children under 3.

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ  08204
View map »


Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
Website »

More information

Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
Website »

More information

This club is designed for kids with ADHD, specific learning disabilities, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders (higher spectrum), emotional/behavioral disorders and physical or orthopedic...

Cost: $35; $70, 2 or more children + parking

Where:
Carpenter Sports Building at the University of Delaware
26 North College Ave.
Newark, DE
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Contact Name: Amanda Debus

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Concerts are held adjacent to the historic Rockford Tower. The tower will be open during each concert. June 13 - Rachel Schain & Hot Breakfast (Pop Rock/Dork Rock) June 20 - Surreal...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rockford Park
2000 Lookout Drive
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-222-7436
Contact Name: Concert Series Hotline
Website »

More information

Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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


Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

Take a closer look at insects during this fun and informative program.  We will use magnifying lenses to see the tiny features and adaptation of these amazing creatures.  Make an insect...

Cost: $5

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
View map »


Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
Website »

More information

With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy dug deep into its collections to showcase some highlights of the museum’s connections to presidents—of all political...

Cost: $13.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


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

More information

This is a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates political history, government and the election season via nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations. The National Constitution Center...

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

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
View map »

More information

The Delaware Nature Society shares the story of a race between these two animals and also brings live and taxidermied specimens. All ages.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kirkwood Library - Community Room
6000 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Competitors will divide into teams and work together to whip up two no-cook dessert dishes. The dishes will be judged on taste, presentation, and originality. Open to kids and teens ages 10 &...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pemberton Library
16 Broadway St.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Silly Joe entertains audiences with high-energy songs about the everyday lives of kids and families. With a guitar, a loud voice, a wig, a kazoo, boxer shorts, and a lot of silly body movements,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlington County Library Auditorium
5 Pioneer Blvd.
Westampton, NJ  08060
View map »


Website »

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Kids socialize and use their imagination during freestyle play with Legos. This is a social club and not a therapeutic service.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Autism Delaware Office
928 Old Harmony Rd.
Newark, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-224-6020.

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The lights are turned up, the sound is lowered and attendees don't have to be quiet.

Cost: $6-$6.50

Where:
AMC Franklin Mills 14
1149 Franklin Mills Cir
Phila., PA  19154
View map »

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This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
View map »


Website »

More information

Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior....

Cost: Free with admission.

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


Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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

This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 21st through August 18th, execept the week of July 4th, from 10AM-2PM during the summer at Bucktoe Creek Preserve. Each day will have a...

Cost: $10, TLC members; $20, non-members

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Road
Avondale, PA  19311
View map »


Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Hannah
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View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

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
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Learn more about familiar animals and discover animals you may not expect live nearby. Drop in each week to check out a series of hands on activities and interactive displays that investigate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Can-Do Playground
4360 Weldin Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Kids explore all the wonders of nature and receive a healthy snack and lunch. Stay for 30 minutes or the whole time

Cost: $20; $10, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd.
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Hannah
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Kids ages 3–10 are invited to try fun activities related to the museum. In July, investigate how craftsmen made objects that are now in the collection and how museum conservators continue...

Cost: $5; FREE, 1 adult per child & members.

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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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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This summer, the zoo kicks off Rock 'N' Roar, a concert series which begins on June 14 and continues every other Tuesday through Aug. 23. This fun-filled, outdoor music event takes...

Cost: $20, adults; $18, kids; FREE, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 West Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
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Telephone: 215) 243-1100

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Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

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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Support group for parents of children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. Dinner and kids' activities are provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easter Seals
61 Corporate Commons
New Castle, DE
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Dorothy and Toto travel through the Land of Oz seeking the help of the Wizard. They meet a brainless scarecrow, a tin man who wants a heart, a cowardly lion and witches good and bad. Two actors...

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Epworth United Methodist Church
19285 Rd 271
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Telephone: 302-227-6766
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Collingswood Summer Youth Theatre presents the story of Aladdin, the "street rat" who became a prince.

Cost: $7

Where:
Collingswood Middle School Auditorium
414 Collings Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Collingswood Public Schools
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy dug deep into its collections to showcase some highlights of the museum’s connections to presidents—of all political...

Cost: $13.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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This is a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates political history, government and the election season via nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations. The National Constitution Center...

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

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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What happens when a princess lives next door to a pirate? It’s not easy staying prim, proper and polite with so much swashbuckling going on in your neighbor’s backyard! ...

Cost: $12

Where:
Stockton Performing Arts Center's Campus Center
101 Vera King Farris Dr..
Galloway, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 652-9000
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Magician, Mike Rose puts the spin on sport with his amazing feats of illusion. Get tickets fifteen minutes before the show.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bear Library
101 Governors Pl.
Bear, DE  19701
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Fantasy Puppet Theater presents "Jack and the Beanstalk". Advanced registration required.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mullica Hill Branch
389 Wolfert Station Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ  08062
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This is a community event and local business and resources are welcome to participate.  The event is free but the preschool registration process requires $100 to complete.  This can...

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. James Christian Preschool
5185 Castor Ave
Corner of Pratt St)
Philadelphia, PA  19124
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Sponsor: St. James Christian Preschool
Telephone: 215-743-2412
Contact Name: Karen
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Bring a chair, sit back and enjoy a performance by the Quaker City String Band.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Powell Lane
Collingswood, NM

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Bring a picnic dinner to eat at the park, then learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts/

Cost: $2

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: (302) 655- 5740
Contact Name: Nature Center

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This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
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Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior....

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Bring your budding Picassos and O’Keefes to the Carriage House Café & Tearoom at the Physick Estate where professional art teacher Juliana Jost will help them create their own...

Cost: $50

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
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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Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and unique crafts vendors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Lighthouse
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ  08212
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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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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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View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

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
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Kids are introduced to nature through outdoor play and a different activity each week. Presented by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation staff.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sister Cities Park
18th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Meet The Berenstain Bears, tour Bear Country Credit Union, enjoy storytime and play games.  Choose one of 8 tours or visit FMFCU in Glen Mills, Havertown or West Chester.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bear Country Credit Union
1974 Sproul Rd.
Broomall, PA  19008
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Sponsor: FMFCU Partners in Education
Telephone: 610-325-5000
Contact Name: Tricia McAllister
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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Based on Roald Dahl’s classic story, this show is a brand-new take on Dahl’s “masterpeach” of a tale. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their...

Cost: $7-$11

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Upper Darby Summer Stage
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Nick Bruce
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A vain and goofy emperor vows to wear the most beautiful clothes ever seen. A clever trickster convinces the ruler that he can make magic clothes that are fabulous, but they can't be seen by...

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Epworth United Methodist Church
19285 Rd 271
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Telephone: 302-227-6766
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Visit the Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks and guided walks covering a range of gardening topics Walks last 45-60 minutes. Dress for the weather and wear walking...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, ages 3-11; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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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Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

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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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 they have repurposed historic work...

Cost: $5, non-mebers; FREE, members

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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The property will be open Wednesday evenings for curious guests and families to bicycle or walk. Visit areas normally closed to foot traffic. Bring a picnic or dine at the Belin House Organic...

Cost: $2, FREE, members & ages 5 and younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum
.201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Teens show off their moves and learn new ones while they play Just Dance on Wii and Xbox.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dover Public Library
35 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, DE
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The inclusive, all-ages Autism Delaware Bowling Night is held every Wed. Parents and siblings are welcome to bowl, with bumpers available for those who want to use them. There is no score...

Cost: $2.25 per game; $2.25 shoe rental.

Where:
Bowlerama
3031 New Castle Ave.
New Castle, DE
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Contact Name: Karen Tuohy

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Valentine wants to see the world. His best friend Proteus wants to stay in Verona with his love, Julia. But, when Proteus’s father orders him to Milan, loyalties are tested in a whirlwind of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Clark Park
42nd Street and Baltimore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Shakespeare in Clark Park
Telephone: 215-764-5345
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Take a hike, learn something new and enjoy s'mores around a fire-pit campfire.

Cost: $5

Where:
Briar Bush Nature Center
1212 Edge Hill RD
Abington, PA  19001
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Sponsor: Briar Bush
Telephone: (215)887-6603
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Collingswood Summer Youth Theatre presents the story of Aladdin, the "street rat" who became a prince.

Cost: $7

Where:
Collingswood Middle School Auditorium
414 Collings Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Collingswood Public Schools
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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After discovering a magic potion, James finds himself in the center of a gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities.  Together, they go on the adventure of a...

Cost: $11, adults; $10, ages 12 & younger and seniors.

Where:
Dennis Flyer Theatre
200 College Dr.
Blackwood, NJ  08012
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Sponsor: Mainstage & Precision Power Wash
Telephone: (856) 227-3091
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy dug deep into its collections to showcase some highlights of the museum’s connections to presidents—of all political...

Cost: $13.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Family Stages’ version of the familiar story is told from the dwarves' point of view: "Big people are trouble!" Whether it's a jealous queen or a naive forest girl, a...

Cost: $12, Adults and Children; $10, Seniors; FREE, Under 3

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E, Butler Avenue
Ambler, PA  19002
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Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-9341
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Discuss Pop Art and how artists of the past used it. Participants will create their own oil pastel Pop Art drawings of their favorite food focusing on making them big, bold and colorful. Open to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Claymont Library
400 Lenape Way
Claymont, DE  19703
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With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy’s “Ballot” the boxturtle wants its “voice” to be heard! At this special storytime...

Cost: $13.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Stop by the galleries to sketch, doodle and draw together, inspired by the collection. Materials provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum
Telephone: 302-571-9590
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
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Dendê is a percussionist, singer, composer, bandleader, teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He’s been a professional musician since the age of 14, when he appeared in the frontline...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N. Harrison St.
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609.924.8777
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Ready to dive into 3D printing, but don’t know where to start? Join this innovative 3D printing workshop and learn how to turn those designs you’ve imagined into physical formations...

Cost: $50; $40, members.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by making a duct tape Hogwarts tie! Unsure which house you belong in?  No problem, our sorting hat will decide!

Cost: FREE

Where:
County Library
5 Pioneer Blvd.
Westampton, NJ  08060
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Bring chairs and blankets for this outdoor screening.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lewes Canalfront Park
211 Front St.
Lewes, DE
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This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
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Website »

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Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior....

Cost: Free with admission.

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


Website »

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
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Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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 »

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This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 21st through August 18th, execept the week of July 4th, from 10AM-2PM during the summer at Bucktoe Creek Preserve. Each day will have a...

Cost: $10, TLC members; $20, non-members

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Road
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Hannah
Website »

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View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

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
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Read exciting books about the outdoors, take hikes in search of the plants and critters in the stories, and make nature crafts to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $7, each adult with one child; $3, each additional child; FREE, members

Where:
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
1635 River Road
New Hope, PA  18940
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Drop in each week to check out a series of hands-on activities and interactive displays that investigate the unique and surprising characteristics of nature in parks. June 16:  Fun with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Park
W. 18th and N. Van Buren
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Each week's interactive tour and hands-on art activity is inspired by the exhibition, Get the Picture! Contemporary Children's Book Illustration. Participate in one or all workshops....

Cost: $5, child & one accompanying adult.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum
Telephone: 610-388-8337
Contact Name: Hillary K. Holland
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Kids explore all the wonders of nature and receive a healthy snack and lunch. Stay for 30 minutes or the whole time

Cost: $20; $10, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd.
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Hannah
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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Enjoy animal-themed stories read by the storytelling team. Storytime takes place in the Otter Circle in the main zoo and may include a craft, activity or live animal presentations. May be...

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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Budding scientists get hands-on with experiments and other science, technology, engineering and math activities. Presented by the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sister Cities Park
18th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Based on Roald Dahl’s classic story, this show is a brand-new take on Dahl’s “masterpeach” of a tale. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their...

Cost: $7-$11

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Upper Darby Summer Stage
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Nick Bruce
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Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

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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Mantua, Athern and Atlas toy trains from the ‘50s and ‘60s run on decorated period platforms with Plasticville and Revel buildings.

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

Where:
South Jersey Museum of American History
123 E. High St.
Glassboro, NJ  08028
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Sponsor: South Jersey Museum of American History
Telephone: 856-442-0688
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Families affected by autism can get advice, resources and companionship with others.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fresh Start Church
1049 Ocean Heights Ave.
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
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Valentine wants to see the world. His best friend Proteus wants to stay in Verona with his love, Julia. But, when Proteus’s father orders him to Milan, loyalties are tested in a whirlwind of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Clark Park
42nd Street and Baltimore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Shakespeare in Clark Park
Telephone: 215-764-5345
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Collingswood Summer Youth Theatre presents the story of Aladdin, the "street rat" who became a prince.

Cost: $7

Where:
Collingswood Middle School Auditorium
414 Collings Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Collingswood Public Schools
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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After discovering a magic potion, James finds himself in the center of a gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities.  Together, they go on the adventure of a...

Cost: $11, adults; $10, ages 12 & younger and seniors.

Where:
Dennis Flyer Theatre
200 College Dr.
Blackwood, NJ  08012
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Sponsor: Mainstage & Precision Power Wash
Telephone: (856) 227-3091
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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This is a community-wide surfing contest.

Cost: $35, first division entered; $10, each additional

Where:
7th St. Beach
Ocean City, NJ  08226


Sponsor: Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation

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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Academy dug deep into its collections to showcase some highlights of the museum’s connections to presidents—of all political...

Cost: $13.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Celebrate resident Amur tiger Zhanna and International Tiger Day. The goal of this day is to promote a global protection of tiger habitats as well as raise public awareness and support for tiger...

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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There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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This community event, formerly known as the Surf Fest After Party, will feature private access to the waterslides, dinner, drinks, entertainment, raffle and a silent auction. 

Cost: $75, adults; $50 Children (4-2), FREE, children 3 and under,

Where:
Ocean City Waterpark
Plymouth Place & Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ  08226
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While some riders start the journey at Washington D..C. for a 100-mile race, families affected by autism and kids younger than 15 can opt for the 8-mile Family Challenge bike ride. After the...

Where:
Dewey Beach Lions Club
115 McKinley St.
Dewey Beach, DE  19971
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This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
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Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior....

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
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Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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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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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View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

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
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Glory of Stories 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. This program encourages...

Cost: FREE, Members; $3, Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum
Telephone: 302-571-9590
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
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Based on Roald Dahl’s classic story, this show is a brand-new take on Dahl’s “masterpeach” of a tale. When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their...

Cost: $7-$11

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Upper Darby Summer Stage
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Nick Bruce
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Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Reptiles will vary depending on...

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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Mantua, Athern and Atlas toy trains from the ‘50s and ‘60s run on decorated period platforms with Plasticville and Revel buildings.

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

Where:
South Jersey Museum of American History
123 E. High St.
Glassboro, NJ  08028
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Sponsor: South Jersey Museum of American History
Telephone: 856-442-0688
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Auditions take place at the Employment Center, which can be accessed via Route 537 East. No props, costumes or previous experience is needed. Come prepared to participate in group exercises in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ  08527
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Valentine wants to see the world. His best friend Proteus wants to stay in Verona with his love, Julia. But, when Proteus’s father orders him to Milan, loyalties are tested in a whirlwind of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Clark Park
42nd Street and Baltimore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Shakespeare in Clark Park
Telephone: 215-764-5345
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After discovering a magic potion, James finds himself in the center of a gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities.  Together, they go on the adventure of a...

Cost: $11, adults; $10, ages 12 & younger and seniors.

Where:
Dennis Flyer Theatre
200 College Dr.
Blackwood, NJ  08012
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Sponsor: Mainstage & Precision Power Wash
Telephone: (856) 227-3091
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Take a train ride along the Lehigh River to White Haven, where you'll bike your way down the Lehigh Gorge rail-trail back to Jim Thorpe.  Rates are $25.00 per train shuttle...

Cost: $25 and up

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Biking
Telephone: 570-325-3654
Contact Name: Sarah
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Captain Jack has lost his ship, the Black Diamond, to the evil Captain Barnabas and he must get it back. Meanwhile, an apprentice blacksmith has fallen in love with the Governor's Daughter!...

Cost: $9.00

Where:
Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S Broadway
Pitman, NJ  08071
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Sponsor: Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Telephone: 856-384-8381
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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Guests will learn a new skill like weaving or felting and enjoy hands-on activities. Local artisans will demonstrate fiber-related talents.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
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There will be  Farm fresh corn for sale  Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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The Glen Foerd Estate will once again welcome crowds dressed in period attire for a day of vintage-inspired events.  Musical performances from Dandy Wellington, Drew Nugent and the Midnight...

Cost: $45; $55, day of

Where:
Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19114
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Learn all about the life cycle and social life of the honeybee, visit an active bee hive, and watch honey being extracted from the comb. There will also be crafts, games and activities for kids...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Harriton House
500 Harriton Rd.
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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You’re invited to a birthday bash with Elmo and friends to celebrate Sesame Place’s 36th birthday. Sing and dance with favorite Sesame Street friends, enjoy a buffet meal...

Cost: $29.

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 866-494-3566
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Which caterpillars like milkweed, and which would rather have parsley? What do butterflies eat and drink, and what plants are best if you want a garden full of flittering color? And are...

Cost: $5, members; $7, non-members

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Part of National Dance Day, participants of all abilities can practice their skills in demos of various dance styles, then learn a group routine taught by the pros. In between dances, stop by...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Glasgow Park
Newark, DE

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White water rafting Schedule

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
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Eat all the BBQ you can and watch the Phillies play. 

Where:
Citizen's Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Kids and beginners are welcome.  Extra binoculars available. Meet in parking lot. A Facebook update will be posted by 7am if the event is canceled.

Cost: FREE

Where:
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
1201 Pawlings Rd.
Audubon, PA  19403
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Sponsor: John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
Telephone: 6106665593 109
Contact Name: Education Department
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This annual blast is packed with family-friendly activities, from carnival rides, magic & ice shows, animal exhibits and concerts to a daily "Family Feud" game, parades and pig races....

Cost: $9, adults; $4, ages 6-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE  19952
View map »


Website »

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
View map »

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Cost: $10, adults; $8, kids 3-12; FREE, kids 2 & under.

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
20 Rte. 9
Cape May, PA
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Grab your hiking shoes and bring the little ones for a naturalist-led exploration.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Sponsor: Schuylkill Center
Telephone: 215-482-7300
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Kids and parents to participate in nautical activities and experience adventures of distant shores, from making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines. The program is also ideal...

Cost: $16, adults; $12, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 and younger.

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8616
Contact Name: Nya Sturrup
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Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Reptiles will vary depending on...

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

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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Auditions take place at the Employment Center, which can be accessed via Route 537 East. No props, costumes or previous experience is needed. Come prepared to participate in group exercises in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ  08527
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Valentine wants to see the world. His best friend Proteus wants to stay in Verona with his love, Julia. But, when Proteus’s father orders him to Milan, loyalties are tested in a whirlwind of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Clark Park
42nd Street and Baltimore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Shakespeare in Clark Park
Telephone: 215-764-5345
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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