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Mar 15, 2013
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Spring & St. Patty's Day gold!

Spring & St. Patty's Day gold!


Celebrate spring and St. Patrick's Day this weekend with nature programs, arts & crafts and free shows!

Philly & the 'burbs

Explore Irish culture & nature, visit the Green Men faces on trees, hunt for four leaf clovers & make a fairy craft at the Tyler Arboretum in Media.

Enjoy a FREE day of family fun at Cheltenham Center for the Arts, where families can sketch, paint, sculpt and enjoy music & theater demonstrations

Explore handcrafted artwork from sculptures to designer clothing all weekend at the at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Oaks. Highlights include live music, gourmet food sampling & storytelling for kids.

At the FREE, drop-in ArtSee Activities at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia all weekend, kids can make a friendship key bracelet, design a "welcome home" bag & assemble an "unlock the mystery" storybook.

South Jersey

Terhune Orchards

Watch a FREE puppet show at West Deptford Public Library as Tucker's Tales Puppet Theater presents The Pot of Gold and Finn & the Giant.

Get ready for spring, read stories, start gardening & take your own seeds home at Terhune Orchards in Princeton.

Go on a hike to search for signs of spring at the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford.


Enjoy a FREE Family Concert by the Newark Symphony Orchestra at the Independence School in Newark. Kids can watch dance demos & enjoy an "instrument petting zoo."

At Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington, kids can use maps & compasses to follow a leprechaun's map to a pot of (chocolate) gold.

Use foods & flowers to dye a dozen eggs at the Delaware Center for Horticulture in Wilmington

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