Weekend Planner: February 17, 2017
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 17, 2017- Feb. 20, 2017
Top Picks for This Weekend
Gather round Main St. in Manayunk Sat. and watch as 16 string bands from one of Philly's favorite traditions parade through town for Mummers Mardi Gras. After, enjoy face painting, pics with the bands and performances. While the parade is FREE, there is a small fee for activities.
Make your voice heard! Or show your support for kids ages 7 & up who aim to inspire others with their creativity during the FREE "I Have a Dream" Open Mic Night on Fri. at Atco, NJ’s South County Library. Whether you’re new the scene a seasoned performer, all are welcome to take the stage.
Celebrate Presidents' Day Sat.-Mon. at Philly’s National Constitution Center with a flurry of festivities. Families partake in presidential trivia, themed crafts, a costume contest, the Kids' Town Hall, presidential-seal workshops and photo ops with the founding fathers.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Ringing Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Present: Out of This World at Philly's Wells Fargo Center, through Mon.
A Sailor's Heart at Lewes, DE's Cannonball House Maritime Museum, Fri.
Star Party Campfire at Churchville, PA's Churchville Nature Center, Sat.
Winter Wonderland at Philly's Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Fri.
Historic Chocolate-Making Demonstrations at Philly's Betsy Ross House, Sat.
Girl Scout Juniors: Earth's Endangered at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sat.
Science Saturday: Float Your Boat at Wilmington, DE's Hagley Museum, Sat.
FREE Maple Sugaring at Lambertville, NJ's Howell Living History Farm, Sat.
Festival of Flight and Great Backyard Bird Count at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve, Sat.
FREE George Washington's Birthday Party at King of Prussia, PA's Valley Forge National Park, Mon.