Weekend Planner: February 1, 2019
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 1-3, 2019
Top Picks for This Weekend
Whatever the outcome of Punxatawny Phil’s shadow sighting Saturday, families can appreciate winter and welcome spring during Groundhog Day Festivals at Philly’s John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge and Pennington, NJ’s Watershed Institute. Find out how weather is predicted and enjoy games, crafts, music and a parade.
>> Brrrr-ing the family to more seasonal festivities this weekend.
Celebrate the power of a good book during the FREE African-American Children’s Book Fair Saturday at the Community College of Philadelphia. Kid-lit authors and illustrators lead presentations while families enjoy shopping, giveaways and reading resources.
>> Read all about the latest and greatest kid-lit trends, titles and authors.
Kick off Chinese New Year a little early with festivals at Philly’s Independence Seaport Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Norristown, PA’s Elmwood Park Zoo! The Year of the Pig will be celebrated with cultural performances, educational programming and interactive fun.
>> Clear your calendar for more upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations.
More PA Events
FREE Chestnut Hill on Ice in Philly’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood, Friday and Saturday
Philadelphia Auto Show at Philly’s Pennsylvania Convention Center, Saturday through Feb. 10
Puppy Bowl Viewing Party at Philly's Devil's Den, Sunday
More DE Events
To Kill a Mockingbird at Milford's Milford Senior High School, Friday through Sunday
Polar Bear Plunge at Rehoboth Beach's Atlantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center, Sunday
More NJ Events
Bright Star Children’s Concert: Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk at Hopewell’s Hopewell Theater, Saturday
FREE Wassailing the Apple Trees at Princeton, NJ’s Terhune Orchards, Saturday