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Feb 27, 2014
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Weekend Planner: Feb. 28, 2014

Weekend Planner: Feb. 28, 2014

Top Picks for This Weekend

Spend quality time with Betsy Ross and Ben Franklin this weekend. On Sat., take a sewing lesson taught by the famed flagmaker herself and listen to stories during A Stich in Time at the Betsy Ross House in Philly. Then Sun., go on a FREE Walk Through Time with Benjamin Franklin and make kites with the family at the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, PA.

Did you know bats are one of the best mosquito eaters? Join Plainsboro Preserve in Cranbury, NJ for the Going Batty Workshop on Sat. to create your own bat houses to help keep your yard free of summer pests. Don’t forget your hammer.



Witness the first-ever performance of the Scottish musical Sunshine on Leith outside the UK when students in grades 5 through 12 at Wilmington Christian School take to the stage in Hockessin, DE, Thurs. through Sat. to tell the tale of two recently discharged British Army servicemen dealing with everyday life. 


More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a South American twist during the Garden State Discovery Museum’s Carneval Brazil in Cherry Hill, NJ on Sat. and Sun.

Get kids excited about geology with children’s booths and educational exhibits at the 51st Annual Earth Science Gem and Mineral Show at Newark’s Delaware Technical & Community College on Sat. and Sun.

Introduce the whole crew to the art of Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy family workshop at Main Line Art Center in Haverford, PA on Sun.

See Fancy Nancy and her friends bring flair to the Bristol Riverside Theatre stage on Sat. and Sun. in Bristol, PA with Fancy Nancy the Musical.

Experience the way maple sugar was collected made during the pioneer days during Peace Valley Nature Center’s FREE Maple Sugar Festival in Doylestown on Sat.

Attend the opening of Penn Museum’s latest exhibit Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now, complete with Native American music, dance, arts and crafts and children’s activities on Sat. in Philly.

Watch with amazement as the tumbles, cyclists, jugglers and contortionists of The Peking Acrobats take the stage at Glenside’s Keswick Theatre Sun. through Wed.

Bird conservation and maple sugar making stations, a Kid’s Corner and a $5 pancake breakfast are highlights of the FREE Annual Sapsucker Festival at the John James Center at Mill Grove in Audubon, PA on Sat.

Participate in games, activities and learning stations to celebrate the Brandywine Zoo’s Spring Opening on Sat. and Sun. in Wilmington, DE.

Follow the scavenger hunt to discover a variety of different witchhazel flowers growing at Philly’s Morris Arboretum during Witchhazel is Your Favorite? on Sat.


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