Feb 21, 2014
Weekend Planner: Feb. 21, 2014
Top Picks for This Weekend
Young local artists ages 2 through 17 put their best drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics and jewelry on display at the Wayne Art Center’s FREE annual exhibition Young at Art, opening Sat. in Wayne, PA and running through March 15.
Let your little princes and princesses prepare for Fairy Tale Day on Wed. with the Riverbend Environmental Education Center’s FREE Fairy Tale Day Workshop on Sun. in Gladwyne, PA, where they’ll build fairy houses, set traps for giants and look for other mythical creatures in the woods.
Celebrate African American History Month with events throughout the area including the Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour at the John Bell House in Dover, DE on Sat., the Healing African Dance Workshop at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA on Sun. and a Living History: Three Centuries of African American Soldiers reenactment at Trenton, NJ’s Old Barracks Museum on Sat. and Sun.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Spend the morning at the Brandywine Zoo learning camera technique on a guided photo shoot during Art in the Ark: Point, Click, Zoo in Wilmington, DE on Sat.
Families work together to build a bridge and test to see how much weight it will hold at the Hagley Museum and Library’s Bridge the Divide Workshop in Wilmington, DE on Sat.
Build your own robot with the Lavner Camps at the Family Sunday: Robots, Robots, Robots! workshop at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, NJ on Sun.
Learn the duties of a conductor and how to write music in an interactive, family-geared Introduction to Composition and Conducting workshop at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philly on Sun.
Get inspired by the jumbo slingshot that can shoot a giant pom-pom across the Museum during the Delaware Children’s Museum’s Make Your Own Pom-Pom Slingshots workshop in Wilmington, DE through Sun.
Try your hand at tapping a tree on Sat. during the Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration at Media, PA’s Tyler Arboretum.
Explore nature during the FREE Through the Eyes of a Naturalist workshop, a Community Read Event at Avondale, PA’s Bucktoe Creek Preserve on Sat.
Watch the stage at Wilmington, DE’s DuPont Theatre fill with rhythms as the anything-but-conventional STOMP troupe comes to town Fri. through Sun.