Weekend Planner: February 15, 2019
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 15-18, 2019
Top Picks for This Weekend
It’s National Bird-feeding Month! Both birding newbies and enthusiasts can take part in two FREE Great Backyard Bird Count events. See which species you spot at Norristown, PA’s Elmwood Park Zoo Friday through Sunday, and enjoy nest-box building, scavenger hunts and identification games at Cranbury, NJ’s Plainsboro Preserve on Saturday.
>> Get immersed in the outdoors at nature centers and parks near you.
Celebrate Presidents Day with a packed slate of educational fun all weekend! From special exhibits and tours to games and kid-friendly activities (including a birthday party for George Washington), there’s plenty to do at the National Constitution Center, National Museum of American Jewish History, Independence National Historical Park and Washington Crossing State Park.
>> Here's more stuff for history buffs to explore this month.
Philly’s Franklin Institute and Independence Seaport Museum join forces to host an epic showdown Saturday, with pirates and Vikings vying to claim the city as their own. Follow the battle from one venue to the other to cheer for your pick to win and make swords and other themed crafts.
>> Don't miss out on these upcoming Philly happenings.
More PA Events
FREE Share the Love Weekend at New Hope’s Peddler's Village, through Sunday
Philly Home and Garden Show at Oaks’ Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Friday through Sunday
American Girl Live at Philly’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Friday through Sunday
Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids Exhibit Opening at Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences, Saturday
“Witch Hazel” is Your Favorite? at Philly’s Morris Arboretum, Saturday
More DE Events
Night Flight: For the Love of Birds at Wilmington’s Delaware Museum of Natural History, Saturday
Presidents Day Public Skating at Wilmington’s Skating Club of Wilmington, Monday
More NJ Events
Valentine’s Day Weekend Activities at Medford’s Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, through Sunday
Cheer Movement Competition at Wildwood’s Wildwoods Convention Center, Saturday and Sunday