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Feb 7, 2014
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Weekend Planner: Feb. 7, 2014

Weekend Planner: Feb. 7, 2014

Prep for Valentine’s Day

The Radnor Hotel in St. Davids, PA, hosts two events little girls will love: On Fri., the annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Dance includes dancing, crafts and a special rose ceremony. On. Sat, they can meet the “Valentine Fairy” at Children’s Saturday Afternoon Valentine’s Tea.

The boys need love, too! Bring them out to Philly on Sat. for the Valentine’s “Guess Who” Workshop at the Insectarium and the Penn Museum on Sun. to write valentines in Egyptian hieroglyphs at the Hieroglyphic Valentines Workshop.

Click here for plenty more Valentine’s Day-related events happening this weekend!


Natural Fun

It’s been a cold, snowy winter – for the birds, too! Bring your hammer and screwdriver and get ready to build your own bluebird house to help continue the return of bluebirds to our area during the Make a Nest Box: Bluebird Workshop at the Peace Valley Nature Center in Doylestown, PA on Sat. Discover other great venues for close encounters with wildlife here.


Start Olympic Dreams

The Olympics are fun to watch, but why not let the kids test the waters themselves? Take part in the Indoor Olympic Winter Games for Kids with themed games and crafts at Paoli Library in Paoli, PA on Fri. and head to the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, PA on Sun. for the Animal Olympics, where kids take part in an exercise seminar with Bubby the Bison and watch the animals’ special skills.


More Great Local Weekend Events

Discover the wonders of African traditions with storytelling, belly dancing, crafts and cuisine at the Penn Museum’s Annual Celebration of African Cultures on Sat. in Philly.

It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month and on Fri., kids 12 and younger receive FREE dental care during Give Kids a Smile! Day at the Camden County College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic in Blackwood, NJ.

The beloved children’s book series Henry and Mudge turns musical at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center in Drexel Hill, PA on Fri.

Families can brave the icy water at Brandywine Picnic Park’s 7th Annual Polar Plunge in West Chester, PA on Sat. Spectators welcome.

Head outdoors on Sat. for face painting, balloon animals and hot cocoa at the Starr Garden Recreation Center’s FREE Winterfest 2014 in Philly.

Watch the story of a baseball legend take the stage on Sat. during Everybody’s Hero: The Jackie Robinson Story at Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover, DE 

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