Mar 28, 2014
Weekend Planner: March 28, 2014
Top Picks for This Weekend
The world is at the family’s tiniest fingertips during NanoDay at the Delaware Museum of Natural History in Newark on Sat. Discover the science of small as kids experiment with color-changing UV materials, watch solids instantly turn into liquids, explore mini robots and move air molecules to spin a pinwheel.
The beloved kid series about milk-and-cookie snack-time gone awry is brought to life when The Centenary Theatre presents If You Give A Moose A Muffin at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center in Millville, NJ Sat. for FREE. Designed with kids in mind, the comedy-packed performance is great for little ones 3 and up.
Celebrate Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse’s seasonal playground opening in Philly on Sat. during Play-A-Palooza, complete with a mobile farm, soccer activities, building challenges, games, crafts, hands-on science activities and 6.5 acres of play for the 10 and under set. (In case of bad weather, the rain date is Sun. at 12noon.) ***This event has been canceled due to predicted heavy rain both Sat. & Sun.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Come together Sat. for Eats & Beats: Community Meal & Fundraiser, a meal prepared by youth interns at Philly’s Mantua Haverford Community Center.
Fishermen of all ages and sizes cast their reels into Linvilla Orchards Lake in Media, PA this Sat. at the Family Fun Fishing Derby.
Let the kids dig for fossils and collect specimens Sat. & Sun. during the Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair at Lulu Shriners Temple in Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Stop by Opening Day at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation in Newtown Square, PA Sat. for farm animal visits, spinning, candle making and seed planting.
Introduce the kids to Shakespeare when PAPAYA presents Susanna Hamnett in Nearly Lear, Sat. & Sun. at Philly’s Painted Bride Art Center. Use promo code LEAR for half-price tickets!
Get ready to rock alongside Ratboy Jr. and Sugar Free Allstars then they take the stage Sat. at Philly’s World Café Live.
Beat last year’s record at the FREE Red Clay Valley Clean Up this Sat. at the Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, DE, by helping collect over 13 tons of trash.
Celebrate the season along the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed trails Sat. morning on the Signs of Spring Hike in Pennington, NJ.
Read, map and hike through an eco-mystery Sun. at West Chester, PA’s Myrick Conservation Center during the Sweet Water Book and Stream Exploration.
Creativity is on full display during the Teen Mural Painting Workshop at the African American Museum of Philadelphia on Sat. Philly teens can use their STAMP Pass to get in FREE.
Worth the trip: cheer on “mental athletes” in brain-breaking events Sat. at the FREE USA Memory Championship at the Con Edison Grand Auditorium in New York, NY.
Bring the family and furry friends to Woofstock at Bellevue State Park in Wilmington, DE Sat. for a day of pet-themed activities, demos and exhibits.