Weekend Planner: January 6, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Jan. 6, 2017- Jan. 8, 2017.




Top Picks for This Weekend

Don't miss a FREE meet-and-greet Fri. with Olympian Simone Biles at Philly’s Parkway Central Library. The world-famous gymnast, who made history in the 2016 Summer Olympics, is in town to promote her new book, Courage to Soar, and meet fans. Some info to note: Attendees will be wristbanded and must purchase the book at the event for an autograph; selfies are permitted, but no posed pics.

 

 

Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DESend the kids off to an overnight adventure Fri. during Night in the Museum: Dinosaurs Unearthed After Dark at Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences, complete with a flashlight expedition, dino sightings, games, hands-on activities and some shut-eye under a giant T-rex.

 

 

Strap on your boots, bundle up and head out for a FREE Welcome Winter Walk on Sat. at Princeton, NJ’s Mountain Lakes Preserve. Families learn about the cold-weather survival strategies of local plants & animals, find out where critters store food and play the “Hibernation Game.”

 

 

More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Terrific Trains Family Program at Chadds Ford, PA's Brandywine River Museum of Art, Sat.

Mommy & Me Pottery Workshop at Garnet Valley, PA's Darlington Arts Center, Sat.

Gallery Romp: Ancient Egypt at Philly's Penn Museum, Sat.

Gustafer Yellowgold performs at Philly's World Cafe Live, Sat.

Winter Hike at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Creek State Park & FREE Interpretive Trail Hike at Westampton, NJ's Rancocas Nature Center, Sun.

Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sun.

FREE Family Sunday at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Contemporary, Sun.

Owls of Pennsylvania at E. Norriton, PA's Norristown Farm Park, Sun.

Family Jams: Snow Globes at Philly's Magic Gardens, Sun.

Family See and Make Afternoon: Kawaii Felties at Philly's Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Sun.

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