Weekend Planner: March 17, 2017
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for March 17, 2017- March 19, 2017
Top Picks for This Weekend
Always be prepared ... for fun! Keep your Girl Scouts engaged during four events Sat. & Sun. During the weekend-long Journey Jamboree at Elmer, NJ’s Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, enjoy a campfire, s’mores, an ice cream sundae party and the workshops needed to earn Journey awards. On Sat., Girl Scouts: Animals and Me at Wilmington, DE’s Brandywine Zoo teaches kids how to care for pets. Also in Wilmington, the Sat. & Sun. Girl Scout Program at the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library helps scouts earn various badges. And on Sun., NJ’s Wildwoods Convention Center hosts Girl Scouts’ Passport Around the World, where scouts present displays for countries around the world while guests hop from table to table to experience crafts, games, songs, food and traditions from different cultures.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and prep for Earth Day during Go Green Day, Fri. at Pennington, NJ’s Watershed Center. Explore the center's sustainable features, team up for a round of Green Jeopardy, make recycled paper in the lab and go on a hike to search for signs of spring.
Pinkies up! Little ladies and gents, along with their fave plush pals, are cordially invited to the Stuffed Animal Clinic & Teddy Bear Tea Sat. at Wilmington, DE’s Delaware Museum of Natural History. After a checkup with a "stuffed animal doctor," enjoy a tea party complete with stories and snacks.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Wilmington Library Chocolate Festival at Wilmington, DE's Wilmington Public Library, Fri.
FREE StoryUP! Family Show at Philly's Mighty Writers, Sat.
FREE Public Archaeology Day at Glen Mills, PA’s Newlin Grist Mill, Sat.
Animal Tracking Workshop at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve, Sat.
Kids' Music Festival at Glenside, PA's St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Sat.
Alex and the Kaleidoscopes perform at Wilmington, DE's World Cafe Live at the Queen, Sat.
Holi Family Day Celebration at Philly's Please Touch Museum, Sat. & Sun.
Reptiles and Amphibians at Avondale, PA's Bucktoe Creek Preserve, Sun.
Jersey Shore Comic Book and Science Fiction Show at Toms River, NJ's Toms River Elks, Sun.