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August 2017

Every day includes a different scavenger hunt with new items. A more challenging course is available for parents or older siblings.

Cost: $5, ages 4-12; $2.50, ages 12 & up.

Where:
North Star Orchard
3232 Limestone Rd
Cochranville, PA  19330
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Sponsor: North Star Orchard
Telephone: 610-593-0314
Contact Name: Lisa Kerschner
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Features vendors, artists, writers, costume groups, crafts. Guests include Joe del Beato (G.I. Joe), Bob Petrecca (Batman), 15 year old artist Mackenzie Rose...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Toms River Elks
600 Washington St.
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Sponsor: Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Telephone: 609-242-7756
Contact Name: Mary Campbell
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Food, crafts and a bounce house are all part of the fun. The hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks and ice cream are provided. Just for families who are a part of Autism Delaware.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape Henlopen Beach Pavilion
Lewes, DE

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More than 80 antique fire trucks from the Mid-Atlantic States will be on display on the grounds. Highlights include a firefighter competition to show how firefighters use their training and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
210 Buck St.
Millville, NJ  08332
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Kids become a National Park Service Junior Ranger by completing an activity and learning about the New Sweden colony. Earning the badge is easy, fun and educational: once kids complete...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fort Christina Park
1110 E 7th Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302 333 7823
Contact Name: Em McKeever

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Festivities include tours of the pepper field, wagon rides, crafters and vendors, chicken races, a chili cook-off and live music. 

Where:
McCann's Farm
1065 Aura Rd,.
Monroeville, NJ
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Families are invited to play in the creek. After a short presentation about the important work of the survey, participants will head into the field to find an assortment of reptiles and amphibians....

Cost: $10; $5, members.

Where:
Bucks County Audubon Society
2877 Creamery Rd.
New Hope, PA  18938
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Sponsor: Bucks County Audubon Society
Telephone: 215-297-5880
Contact Name: Marissa Farra
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See spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to see, show and talk cars....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Bring a blanket or beach chair, relax and enjoy the movie.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sandelier Park
Delsea Drive
Clayton, NJ
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See rare and new designs by Robesonia Redware, who will be joined by several artists. Enjoy the delicious food and farm-to-table wine while you shop. Take a walking tour of the Furnace...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Robesonia Furnace Fire Engine House
430 S. Freeman St.
Robesonia, PA  19551
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Sponsor: Friends of the Robesonia Furnace
Telephone: 484-335-0091
Contact Name: Michelle Pearson
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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Experience beach baseball, open to teams Ages 9-12; Divisions 9U, 10U, 11U and 12U. Friday features a home run derby and games on Sat. and Sun.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Andrews & Rio Grande Aves.
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-522-2444
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Farmer’s Breakfast will be served from 9am-11am on the Orchard View Deck. Includes pancakes, sausage, fruit, apple-cider donuts, chocolate milk, milk, bottled water or juice....

Cost: $7, breakfast; $7, party.

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD  21921
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Sponsor: Milburn Orchards
Telephone: 410-398-1349
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Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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This is a part of a series of selected days from September 2016 through August 2017 with free admission for all visitors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd.
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: PNCArts Alive
Telephone: 856-825-6800
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Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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More information

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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More information

Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

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The fest features 160+ craft and fine artists selected for the quality and variety of their latest work. Offering contemporary designs in wood, glass, clay, metal and fiber, the artists will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ

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Look, learn and chat during these playful tours. 

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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The Lewis Carroll classic comes to life in a new version, with music by Ben Kapilow and audience participation. Show runs Sat., 11am-12noon & Sun., 12noon-1pm.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Media Theatre
104 E State St.
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 484-571-4939
Contact Name: Roger Ricker
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On most weekend days throughout the summer, take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride up the Red Clay Valley to Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to...

Cost: $14, adults; $13, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad’s Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Festivities include man-powered rides, the Dungeon Museum, an Amazing Maze and the Ultimate Joust. Kid-specific activities include life-size chess and checkers, hands-on musical instruments and...

Cost: $31.95, gate; $28.95; advance; $11.95, ages 5-11.

Where:
Mount Hope Estate and Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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• Rapunzel is being held captive in a tower by a witch who can only reach the top of the tower by climbing her long golden braid of hair. When a prince sees Rapunzel he vows to help her escape...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
455 Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ
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Take a look at and learn about snakes, lizards and turtles.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Telephone: 302-571-7788
Website »

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Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Enjoy a day strolling The Smithville Village listening to the beautiful sounds of the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

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The arboretum’s Historic Springfield Mills is restored and stone-grinding corn for meal and flour. Explore revolutionary technology, local history and a scenic setting along...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Morrs Arboretum, Bloomfield Farm
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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Staff and volunteers will interpret 18th century trades and everyday life with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Explore how to make butter and tape weave using box looms with period...

Cost: $2, suggested donation.

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 W. King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

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Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Website »

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30th Summer Concert Series every Sunday and Thursday evening June through August

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
Website »

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Bring a blanket or beach chairs.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fox Park
Burk & Ocean Aves.
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-522-2444
Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
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The show is presented on the Second Stage.

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Players Club of Swarthmore
614 Fairview Ave.
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
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Party until the sun goes down, or is hidden behind the moon! Museum staff has a wonderful celebration planned including:  a special children’s story about the solar eclipse, eclipse...

Cost: $9; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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On Aug. 21, people will turn its eyes to the skies to view the most spectacular astronomical event to be seen from earth: a solar eclipse. In celebration of this monumental event, The Franklin...

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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See spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to see, show and talk cars....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
View map »


Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

More information

Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

More information

Residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties are invited to bring their best specimens to be weighed to see where they place. All tomatoes should be ripe, but not rotten. Enter as many tomatoes as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warminster Community Park
1100 Veterans Way
Warminster, PA  18974
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Sponsor: Warminster Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 215-443-5428
Contact Name: Kathie McDonough
Website »

More information

Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

More information

Preschoolers and their caregiver(s) explore nature through songs, games, hands-on fun and museum adventures. 

Cost: $25; $20, members.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Website »

More information

Enjoy live outdoor entertainment! By Wesley Ochs.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd
North Cape May, NJ  08204
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A variety of entertainment is planned. Past events have included storytelling, puppet shows, music and magicians.

Cost: FREE

Where:
William Morrow Beach/Municipal Beach Park
Somers Point, NJ  08244


Website »

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The Wildwoods will host strolling entertainment by various string bands and marching bands performing on the boardwalk.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
16th Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

The show is presented on the Second Stage.

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Players Club of Swarthmore
614 Fairview Ave.
Swarthmore, PA  19081
View map »

More information

Cost: FREE

Where:
Berwyn, PA

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Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »

More information

More than 400 backpacks, stocked with school supplies, will be given away at the Somerdale Square and Washington Twp. locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kennedy Family Health Services
Somerdale Square & Washington Twp., NJ


Telephone: 856-309-7700.

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Learn about the fruit during storytime and pick a container's wroth of the fruit to take home.

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Learn how to use glass fusing to create this sweet, sandy scene. Pieces can be fused flat for use as a suncatcher or trivet.

Cost: Price dependent on size

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Work through = back-to-school worries with Doylestown Health. Kids will discuss feelings and emotions, learn ways to help calm their anxieties with fun exercises and activities, and participate in...

Cost: $8

Where:
Bucks County Children's Museum
500 Union Square Dr.
New Hope, PA  18938
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See spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to see, show and talk cars....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
View map »


Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

More information

The Villanova College of Nursing MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is hosting a cooking class for all ages and skill levels, The Taste of Summer Cooking Program, led by...

Cost: $55

Where:
The Inn at Villanova University
601 County Line Road
Radnor, PA
View map »


Telephone: (610) 519-5931

More information

Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

More information

Residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties are invited to bring their best specimens to be weighed to see where they place. All tomatoes should be ripe, but not rotten. Enter as many tomatoes as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warminster Community Park
1100 Veterans Way
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Sponsor: Warminster Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 215-443-5428
Contact Name: Kathie McDonough
Website »

More information

Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Every Tuesday in August, the venue is partnering with Artisans' Bank to lower admission prices to $2 per person (ages 1 year and older) for the entire day. Explore the newest traveling...

Cost: $2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

This interactive outdoor program focuses on creating a common bond with the natural world, building independence, stewardship skills and overall wellbeing. Topics include reptile and amphibian...

Cost: $25; $15, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Christine Grove
Website »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Hands-on crafts and games based on things in the museum, garden and library teach kids ages 3–10 about an assortment of opposites, while guests highlight skills and trades from past and...

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

More information

Play with your little ones and enjoy music, art making and gallery walks.​ Find your inner animal at the museum. Journey through the wild at Art Splash, where kids and their grown-ups can...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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This early childhood series intended incorporates active learning through music, movement and the exploration of objects. Themes relate to the museum and garden. 

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
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This group offers peer-to-peer support opportunities for families who have children and youth with mental health, emotional and behavioral challenges.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easter Seals
61 Corporate Cir.
New Castle, PA
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Contact Name: Barbara Cherneski

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The Wildwoods will host strolling entertainment by various string bands and marching bands performing on the boardwalk.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
16th Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Bring a beach chair or blanket. Free parking is available behind the movie lot - enter on Schellenger or Oak Avenue. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market Lot
3501 Pacific Ave.
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
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The show is presented on the Second Stage.

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Players Club of Swarthmore
614 Fairview Ave.
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Berwyn, PA

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Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
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More than 400 backpacks, stocked with school supplies, will be given away at the Somerdale Square and Washington Twp. locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kennedy Family Health Services
Somerdale Square & Washington Twp., NJ


Telephone: 856-309-7700.

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Meet Brother and Sister Bear at this event, where kids 10 & younger enjoy storytime, games and role play that’s meant to reinforce the concept of wise money management. Inside the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bear Country Credit Union
1974 Sproul Road
Broomall, PA  19008
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Contact Name: Danielle Griffin
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See, touch and learn about local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family.

Cost: $3

Where:
Seaside Nature Center
15099, Cape Henlopen Dr.
Lewes, DE  19958
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See spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to see, show and talk cars....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties are invited to bring their best specimens to be weighed to see where they place. All tomatoes should be ripe, but not rotten. Enter as many tomatoes as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warminster Community Park
1100 Veterans Way
Warminster, PA  18974
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Sponsor: Warminster Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 215-443-5428
Contact Name: Kathie McDonough
Website »

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Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

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Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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This interactive outdoor program focuses on creating a common bond with the natural world, building independence, stewardship skills and overall wellbeing. Topics include reptile and amphibian...

Cost: $25; $15, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Christine Grove
Website »

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Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

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Preschoolers and their caregiver(s) explore nature through songs, games, hands-on fun and museum adventures. 

Cost: $25; $20, members.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Bring your lunch and head to the Arts Center patio or the lawn to enjoy an outdoor concert. May 3, Grace Otley (Pop, Rock and Country) May 17, John Pollard (Original Folk Americana) May...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
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Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Website »

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The property will be open Wednesday evenings for curious guests and families to bicycle or walk. Visit areas normally closed to foot traffic. Bring a picnic or dine at the Belin House...

Cost: $2; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum
.201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Bring a picnic for the family, then gather around the campfire and enjoy a nature program.

Cost: $1

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: (302) 655-5740

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This class is an introduction to the world of art journaling. All levels can enjoy exploring the various techniques to create beautiful spreads in their art journals. Students will have access to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Arts Council of Princeton Pop In Space
10 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: The Arts Council of Princeton
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Bring your own chair. Concerts are canceled in the event of rain. July 26 – Quaker City String Band Aug 23 - Fralinger String Band Sept 27 - South Philadelphia South...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Powell Lane
Collingswood, NJ  08108


Sponsor: Borough of Collingswood
Contact Name: Cass Duffey
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Bring a blanket or beach chair. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Centennial Park Entertainment Pavilion
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-532-0202
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The Wildwoods will host strolling entertainment by various string bands and marching bands performing on the boardwalk.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
16th Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

The show is presented on the Second Stage.

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Players Club of Swarthmore
614 Fairview Ave.
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Berwyn, PA

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Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
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The Main Line and surrounding areas assimilate to a common mission: to encapsulate the community with the presence of quality food and drinks while enhancing the vitality of the main line and...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Multiple locations
, PA

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More than 400 backpacks, stocked with school supplies, will be given away at the Somerdale Square and Washington Twp. locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kennedy Family Health Services
Somerdale Square & Washington Twp., NJ


Telephone: 856-309-7700.

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Kids will combine basic photography with acrylic painting in this multimedia masterpiece. This is a make-and take project. Acrylic paint is permanent, so please wear a smock or old clothes....

Cost: $24.95 plus tax

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Spiders were one of the first predators to walk on land, starting more than 350 million years ago. They are still one of the most successful predators. They live almost everywhere. Find out more...

Cost: $5

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
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See spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to see, show and talk cars....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

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Join for an evening of astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. This is a monthly stargazing event connecting you to celestial objects in the night sky...

Cost: $10; $5, members.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Bring a blanket or beach chair to lounge in while you enjoy this popular flick.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S Christopher Columbus Blv.
Phila., PA
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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

More information

Residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties are invited to bring their best specimens to be weighed to see where they place. All tomatoes should be ripe, but not rotten. Enter as many tomatoes as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warminster Community Park
1100 Veterans Way
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Sponsor: Warminster Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 215-443-5428
Contact Name: Kathie McDonough
Website »

More information

Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

This interactive outdoor program focuses on creating a common bond with the natural world, building independence, stewardship skills and overall wellbeing. Topics include reptile and amphibian...

Cost: $25; $15, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
View map »


Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Christine Grove
Website »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

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Enjoy animal stories read by the zoo's story-telling team.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

More information

Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Website »

More information

 More than 25 participating restaurants and bars will offer at least one half-priced appetizer and at least one $4 beer featuring Penn Beer and one $5 cocktail featuring Faber Liquors all...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Multiple locations
Philadelphia, PA

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7/13/2017 Fabulous Hubcaps (Oldies) 7/27/2017 Funsters (Sinatra to Rock) 8/10/2017 Jesse Garron (Elvis Tribute) 8/24/2017 Special Delivery (Rock, Motown)

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lewes Ferry Terminal
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Telephone: 1.800.643.3779
Website »

More information

The Wildwoods will host strolling entertainment by various string bands and marching bands performing on the boardwalk.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
16th Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

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This is an all ages, family-friendly event with live music, children's activities, street performers and a family portrait photography service along beautiful Sunset Lake, which features...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey Avenue between Atlanta and Miami Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ  08260


Website »

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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

The show is presented on the Second Stage.

Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Players Club of Swarthmore
614 Fairview Ave.
Swarthmore, PA  19081
View map »

More information

Cost: FREE

Where:
Berwyn, PA

More information

Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »

More information

More than 400 backpacks, stocked with school supplies, will be given away at the Somerdale Square and Washington Twp. locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kennedy Family Health Services
Somerdale Square & Washington Twp., NJ


Telephone: 856-309-7700.

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Listen to a reading of a children’s book, followed by meeting a live animal, a walk on the trails or making a simple craft.  

Cost: $7; $5, members.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

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See spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity for car enthusiasts to see, show and talk cars....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
View map »


Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

More information

Dance the night away with Brazilian music by PhillyBloco.

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »

More information

Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »

More information

Residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties are invited to bring their best specimens to be weighed to see where they place. All tomatoes should be ripe, but not rotten. Enter as many tomatoes as...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warminster Community Park
1100 Veterans Way
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Sponsor: Warminster Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 215-443-5428
Contact Name: Kathie McDonough
Website »

More information

Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
View map »

More information

The Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectible Show features collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances, and over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet. Sports cards,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-422-9365
Website »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

More information

Play with your little ones and enjoy music, art making and gallery walks.​ Find your inner animal at the museum. Journey through the wild at Art Splash, where kids and their grown-ups can...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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The program introduces young visitors to art and the museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. Learning is encouraged...

Cost: $5; FREE, members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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• Rapunzel is being held captive in a tower by a witch who can only reach the top of the tower by climbing her long golden braid of hair. When a prince sees Rapunzel he vows to help her escape...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
455 Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ
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Take a look at and learn about snakes, lizards and turtles.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Telephone: 302-571-7788
Website »

More information

Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

The market features fresh local produce, local honey, food, flowers, crafts, plus additional offerings like nutrition and wellness educators and yoga.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Shore Medical Center
Bay Ave.
Somers Point, NJ  08244
View map »


Website »

More information

Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
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Peace Love Om Yoga hosts a yoga session in the birthday party area. Bring a towel, mat and water. Dress comfortably. Event is weather permitting.

Cost: $10

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Sydney Chin

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30th Summer Concert Series every Sunday and Thursday evening June through August

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
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The pyrotechnics are visible from almost everywhere in the Wildwoods. Rain date is Sun. at 10pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pine Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
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Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
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More than 400 backpacks, stocked with school supplies, will be given away at the Somerdale Square and Washington Twp. locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kennedy Family Health Services
Somerdale Square & Washington Twp., NJ


Telephone: 856-309-7700.

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Event features a Triathlon, 5K and Kids Race. All participants receive an event t-shirt and medal as well as a hot breakfast buffet immediately following the finish. The ‘Sprint’ is...

Cost: Register

Where:
15th Street
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Get ready for the school year with new school clothes and supplies from more than 60 vendors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Warminster Community Park
1100 Veterans Way
Warminster, PA  18974
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Sponsor: Warminster Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 215-443-5428
Contact Name: Kathie McDonough
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Use your creativity to design and edit a website! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newtown Square Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Rd.
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Joe Quinn
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Learn about Appleseed and how his adventures relate to what’s done at the farm, as well as apple varieties. 

Cost: $5, ages 4-12; $2.50, ages 12 & up.

Where:
North Star Orchard
3232 Limestone Rd
Cochranville, PA  19330
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Sponsor: North Star Orchard
Telephone: 610-593-0314
Contact Name: Lisa Kerschner
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The annual festival, hosted by Silly Joe, will feature costumed characters, a performance by  Trinidad Steel Band, a “tomato talk” and U-pick fruits and vegetables. 

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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 Don your cowboy boots and hat for country-themed activities. Spend the afternoon at the in-house bar, Zoo Brew, as 92.5 XTU broadcasts live from 1-4pm with host Andie Summers. Enjoy...

Cost: $16.95, adults; $12.95, kids.

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd.
Norristown, PA  19401
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You’ll receive 1 drink ticket and 1 voting ticket for the truck of your choice. Food trucks include The Cow and the Curd, Philly Fry, Little Baby's Ice Cream, Bonjour Creperie, and Loco...

Cost: $10

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA  19102
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Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies. Be prepared...

Cost: $15-$33

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Sponsor: Watson Adventures
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Plastic crabs will be released from Patriot’s Plunge into the Revolutionary River in a race to benefit juvenile diabetes and food allergy research education. Purchase your crab for $5. The...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Revolutionary River at Breakwater Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ

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The event showcases home-grown performances of local and regional music, poetry and comedy. For the past 24 years, Café Improv has connected beginning and professional...

Cost: $2; $1, members.

Where:
The Arts Council of Princeton Pop In Space
102 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: The Arts Council of Princeton
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Bring your own chair or blanket, snacks, (or grab a pizza from Felicia's) and lets build together! This new pop-up movie series is presented by the Ardmore Initiative, Viva Video and Six:Eight...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Viva Video
16 Lancaster Ave.
Ardmore, PA
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The market features fruit and vegetables, baked goods, plants, local honey, nuts, tea products, meats, cheeses, gourmet herb mixes, handmade soaps, salads, local wine and other handmade goods....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Wildwood
3501 Pacific Ave.
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-523-1602
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Get lost in a massive mirror maze and explore the mathematical patterns of the natural world, from the nested spirals of a sunflower’s seeds, to the ridges of a mountain range, to the layout...

Cost: $25, adults; $21, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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 Join mill staff and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville for naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park, where you’ll meet year-round residents, visit migrants and learn the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Fly over for two spectacular days of fun dedicated to the superpower of imagination and play. Kids and their families are invited to dress up as their favorite heroes and enjoy activities...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Celebrating its 20th year, the Garden Railway 2017 theme is "In Motion" that will feature structures that incorporate movement in their construct.  Come and see a replica of the...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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The Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectible Show features collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances, and over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet. Sports cards,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-422-9365
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Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols: artist, technical innovator and ardent advocate for preserving natural habitats. Be transported through the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum fo Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Topics, animals, locations and times vary daily.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
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Festivities include local watermelons, cantaloupes and honeydew for purchase, as well as a watermelon-eating contest, wagon rides, games and activities for kids and farm attractions. No U-pick.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr.
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
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Visit the website below or call to find out the week’s featured craft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning Store
340 W. DeKalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA  19406
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Sponsor: Lakeshore Learning Store
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The Lewis Carroll classic comes to life in a new version, with music by Ben Kapilow and audience participation. Show runs Sat., 11am-12noon & Sun., 12noon-1pm.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Media Theatre
104 E State St.
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 484-571-4939
Contact Name: Roger Ricker
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On most weekend days throughout the summer, take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride up the Red Clay Valley to Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to...

Cost: $14, adults; $13, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad’s Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Festivities include man-powered rides, the Dungeon Museum, an Amazing Maze and the Ultimate Joust. Kid-specific activities include life-size chess and checkers, hands-on musical instruments and...

Cost: $31.95, gate; $28.95; advance; $11.95, ages 5-11.

Where:
Mount Hope Estate and Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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• Rapunzel is being held captive in a tower by a witch who can only reach the top of the tower by climbing her long golden braid of hair. When a prince sees Rapunzel he vows to help her escape...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
455 Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ
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Take a look at and learn about snakes, lizards and turtles.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Telephone: 302-571-7788
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See some of Philly’s most talented improvisers, along with teachers from the PHIT Kids and Teens program perform an improvised show.

Cost: $10, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
PHIT Comedy
2030 Sansom St.
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: PHIT Comedy
Contact Name: Joe Tuzzi
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Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Join Newlin's staff naturalist for an afternoon of exciting environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Explore the theme of the exhibition Treasures on Trial through hands-on activities. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Stop by for a close encounter with a zoo education animal. Meet a scaled, furry or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors. Featured animals change daily. Takes...

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
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Bring a blanket or beach chair. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Centennial Park Entertainment Pavilion
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-532-0202
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Enjoy live entertainment.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lou Booth Amothitheatre
2nd and Ocean Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-522-7722
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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This Broadway favorite looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart,...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA
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Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in the South Food Court near Five Below, purchase...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia Mills
1455 Franklin Mills Cir.
Philadelphia, PA
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More than 400 backpacks, stocked with school supplies, will be given away at the Somerdale Square and Washington Twp. locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kennedy Family Health Services
Somerdale Square & Washington Twp., NJ


Telephone: 856-309-7700.

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