Weekend Planner: April 17, 2015

Get outside for Earth Day!




Annual Kite Day, Brandywine Creek State Park

Top Picks for This Weekend

It's almost Earth Day (click here for all of our Earth Day family events, all week long). Bring the kids to celebrate all things natural this Sun. at Briar Bush Nature Center’s Year of the Tree-centric EarthFest 2015 in Abington, PA, and during Earth Week Animal Habitat Restoration at Norristown Farm Park in E. Norriton, PA.

Greet spring at the Winterthur Children's Daffodil Show in Wilmington, where kids can display cut flowers they've grown at home in museum-provided bud vases for a little family-friendly competition.

Still al fresco, kids can hone their fishing skills Sat. during the 2015 Shad Festival at Philly’s Fairmount Water Works and compete Sun. in the Spring Youth Fishing Tournament at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel, DE.

More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Spring Family Campfire, Fri. at Chesterfield, NJ's Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival, Fri. & Sat. at Philly's Morris Arboretum

Public Archaeology Day, Sat. at Glen Mills, PA's Newlin Grist Mill

Delpex Stamp Show, Sat. at New Castle, DE's Nur Shrine Center

Walk for Autism, Sat. at Lewes, DE's Cape Henlopen State Park and Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Allentown, PA's Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Spy Day, Sat. at Newtown Square, PA's Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

Annual Kite Day, Sat. at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Creek State Park 

International Haiku Poetry Day Ginko Walk, Sat. at Pennington, NJ's Watershed Reserve

L'il Angel's Northeast Philadelphia Consignment Spring/Summer Event, Sat. & Sun. at Philly's Parkwood Youth Organization

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