Weekend Planner: March 8, 2019

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for March 8-10, 2019

Top Picks for This Weekend

Ready for a parents’ night out? Channel your inner Dancing Queen during the ExtrABBAganza! ABBA Dance Party Saturday at Philly’s American Swedish Historical Museum, dedicated to everyone’s favorite pop group from Sweden. While a DJ spins the hits, you can show off your best moves and see which winner takes it all in the costume contest. 

>> Plan a weekend getaway without the kids.

Help out great causes while having fun at the National Liberty Museum GiveBack Workshop in Philly Saturday, featuring projects that support two nonprofits. Families decorate pages to be shipped to overseas troops and senior centers for Color a Smile, and draw and write uplifting notes for kids who receive donations from Cradles to Crayons.  

>> Find more things to do at local museums this weekend.

Get the whole gang’s creativity flowing during FREE Family Fun Day at PA’s Cheltenham Center for the Arts Sunday, complete with expert-led activities, kindie performances and a kids’ art show.

>> Make another masterpiece at more artsy events.


More PA Events:

International Gem and Jewelry Show at Oaks’ Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Friday through Sunday

Scout Day: Girl Scouts of the USA at Philly’s National Constitution Center, Saturday

PECO Family Jams: Alebrije Animals at Philly’s Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, Sunday

FREE Family Arts Academy: Collaged Connections at Philly’s Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Sunday

Bucks County Wedding Show at Doylestown’s Delaware Valley University, Sunday 


More DE Events:

Sap to Syrup at Wilmington’s Bellevue State Park, Saturday

Science Saturday: Chemistry for the Curious at Wilmington’s Hagley Museum and Library, Saturday


More NJ Events:

FREE Family Hike at Pennington’s Watershed Institute, Saturday

Spirit Brands National Cheerleading Championship at Wildwood’s Wildwoods Convention Center, Saturday and Sunday

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