Mar 21, 2014
Weekend Planner: March 21, 2014
Top Picks for This Weekend
Explore art, history and culture during Macy’s Family Day Celebrating Black Sheroes at the African American Museum of Philadelphia on Sat. Families will partake in hands-on arts & crafts and storytelling to learn about black women who have played significant roles in our city and our world history.
Springtime is here! Don your rain boots and embrace the season during the Rancocas Nature Center’s Slimy Salamander Sunday in Westampton, NJ on Sun. You’ll learn about these amphibians now emerging from hibernation on a hike to find three different species.
Introduce the kids to an old friend during the American Swedish Historical Museum’s Do You Know Pippi Longstocking? Exhibit Opening on Sun. in Philly. Let the kids go inside Pippi’s house, cook in her kitchen and scrub the floor with sponges on their shoes. Crafts, story time and a museum gallery hunt are also on tap. For an extra sweet treat, head over by 11am to celebrate Waffle Day.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Meet animal ambassadors during the Brandywine Zoo’s Animal Encounters Workshop in Wilmington, DE on Sat.
Wear your pajamas and follow van Gogh’s sun on a gallery hunt during ARTime Pajama Tour at The Barnes Foundation in Philly on Fri.
Let your preschoolers explore Native America Sat. through stories, crafts and play during the Penn Museum’s Gallery Romp.
Catch the musical adaptation of the well-known story A Little Princess at Philly’s Hedgerow Theatre Sat. & Sun.
Going to the Flyers game on Sat.? Bring a kids’ book to participate in the Philadelphia Reads Book Drive.
Beloved cartoons come to life with the help of artwork created by the audience during the Pinocchio and Cartoon Classics Family Concert at Philly’s Verizon Hall on Sat.
Let your hair down and enjoy a Live Children’s Theatre one-hour production of Rapunzel at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman in Pitman, NJ through Sat.
The air is sweet down at the Liacouras Center in Philly through Sun. as Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music takes the stage.
Do the Foot Book dance and meet Thing 3 during Seussology, a FREE interactive show at the Phoenixville Public Library in Phoenixville, PA on Sat.
The Sugarloaf Craft Festival at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ Fri. through Sun. entertains both parents and kids with demos, taste tests and interactive kids’ activities.
Dance to familiar Spanish favorites “La Bamba” and the Mambo during Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres! at World Café Live in Philly Sat.