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August 2016

Birds are continuing to migrate to their winter homes. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Cost: FREE

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
Website »

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Guides take participants on a 25-mile bike ride on the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail, followed by a hike and a rafting trip down the Lehigh River.  This expedition offers...

Cost: $109.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
Website »

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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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In addition to a Free Pancake Breakfast, there will be tours of our Early Learning Center and Religious School. You can read along during Story Hour and create at Kids Crafts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Temple Judea of Bucks County
38 Rogers Road
Doylestown, PA
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Sponsor: Temple Judea of Bucks County
Telephone: 215-348-5022
Website »

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There will be  Local watermelon, cantaloupe, & honeydew for sale Melon slices for sale Homemade melon ice cream Watermelon eating contest Watermelon jam Wagon ride around...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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What’s it like to be a zookeeper? Training, husbandry, enrichment, nutrition; try your hand at the tools of the trade or learn from the pros themselves! This week’s topic: Training.

Cost: $10; $8, members.

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

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Bring your swim and beach gear and join Autism Delaware for its annual family picnic at the beach. Bring a side dish to share and extra entertainment if needed. They'll have...

Where:
Cape Henlopen State Park
5099 Cape Henlopen Dr.
Lewes, DE  19958
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Swing into the end of summer with kid-fave musicals led by Barrymore Award-winning singer/actress Rachel Camp.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kimmel Center's Commonwealth Plaza
300 S Broad St.
Phila., PA
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

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Enjoy a Back to School Bash with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. Celebrate the start of a new school year with singing, dancing and a delicious meal. Schedule

Cost: $29

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 866-494-3566
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Learn about the Pottsgrove manor from volunteers dressed in colonial attire. 

Cost: FREE, $2 donation suggested

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor historic site
100 King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Lynn Symborski
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Created and hosted by Art Therapy Express, this interactive program will bring together individuals with and without disabilities to create a large painted floor mural using adaptive technology for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Dragonflies and damselflies represent an ancient order of insects that have been on earth since before the dinosaurs.  Learn about their life history, territorial behavior, and how to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
View map »


Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
Website »

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Bring a blanket or chairs to watch this kid-friendly movie on the big screen outdoors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Carteret Ave.
Seaside Heights, NJ

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White water rafting Schedule

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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Features live music from Philly musician Marc Silver on Sat. & Sun. afternoon, meet-and-greets with Sustainable Cherry Hill, Philadelphia Orchard Project, New Jersey Agricultural Society, Clean...

Cost: FREE

Where:
MOM's Organic Market
1631 Kings Hwy N.
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Sponsor: MOM's Organic Market
Telephone: 301-816-1133
Website »

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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Website »

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See the zoo’s nocturnal residents (raccoon, opossum, skunk, fox, etc.) awake and active, followed by a live feeding of Tick-Tock the alligator. The fire pit will be lit for...

Cost: $10 per 5-person family.

Where:
3 Palms Zoo
924 Blackbird Forest Rd.
Clayton, DE
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The keeper of the Cape May Lighthouse presents an informative half-hour talk on the history and lore of the famous 1859 Cape May Lighthouse.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Point State Park
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ  08212
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Festivities include a Dungeon Museum, the Ultimate Joust, an Amazing Maze, perforkers, archery & sword-fighting demos, a program on birds of prey and man-powered rides. Kids'...

Cost: $30, at gate; $25.95, online; $11.95, kids 5-11; FREE, kids 4 younger.

Where:
Mount Hope Estate & Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Reptiles will vary depending on...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids; $5, seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
Website »

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Readings from lighthouse, seashore and maritime literature are designed for young kids.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Point State Park
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ  08212
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
Website »

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Climb to the top of this historic tower for a view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rockford Park
2000 Lookout Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
Website »

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A daytime celebration dedicated to two of nature’s most flavorful plants. Vote for your favorite ice cream flavor and take a tropical taste test, then partake in crafts and educational...

Cost: General Admission: $8; $6, Camden residents with ID; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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

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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Website »

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Features more than 125 tables of the hottest collectibles of the year. You’ll find old & new sports cards, autograph memorabilia, posters, supplies, toys, coins, beanie babies, comics,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ
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Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
View map »

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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

Come in to see their space, get fitted for and order dancewear, learn more about their classes, and register for their fall classes, which begin on Wednesday, Sept. 7th.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Merge Dance Studio
4047 Cresson Street
2nd Floor Rear
Philadelphia, PA  19127
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Sponsor: Merge Dance Studio
Telephone: 215-266-1311
Contact Name: Christa Campbell
Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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

View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
View map »


Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

More information

Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

What was life like more than 100 years ago? Kids can find out on guided tours of the 1879 estate, geared to 5- to 10-year olds.

Cost: $8, FREE children under 3.

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ  08204
View map »


Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
Website »

More information

Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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


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

More information

This club is designed for kids with ADHD, specific learning disabilities, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders (higher spectrum), emotional/behavioral disorders and physical or orthopedic...

Cost: $35; $70, 2 or more children + parking

Where:
Carpenter Sports Building at the University of Delaware
26 North College Ave.
Newark, DE
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Contact Name: Amanda Debus

More information

Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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


Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

Get an early start on Halloween, or just make something cool, with provided materials at this workshop.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Garfield Park Library
26 Karlyn Dr.
New Castle, DE
View map »

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Parents and kids (ages preschool to 8 years) celebrate everything about apples. Read books about apples followed by an educational component. Then everyone will pick their own small...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ
View map »

More information

This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

Kids & teens ages 10 & up will learn how to make wish bracelets.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pemberton Library
16 Broadway St.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
View map »

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Drop in to make simple recipes for snacks.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
1001 Powell St.
Norristown, PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-278-5100 x 205

More information

Join us on Tuesdays for an all LEGO Build It and let your imagination run wild! No registration required.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dover Public Library
35 E Loockerman St.
Dover, DE  19901
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The kids’ music brand is taking its 15th birthday celebration on the road with the all-new Life of the Party tour. This performance features the biggest pop songs of the year as...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
The Great Allentown Fair
302 N. 17th St.
Allentown, PA  18104
View map »


Sponsor: Crazy 8

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Gorgas Park 2016 Summer Concert Series: Return of the Jedi. Movie nights begin at dusk.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gorgas Park
6300 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19128
View map »

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Every Tuesday in August, the Delaware Museum of Natural History is partnering with Artisans’ Bank to lower admission prices to just $2 per person during Two Dollar Tuesdays.

Cost: $2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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

View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb St.
Norristown, PA  19401
View map »


Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
Website »

More information

Kids ages 3–10 are invited to try fun activities related to the museum. In July, investigate how craftsmen made objects that are now in the collection and how museum conservators continue...

Cost: $5; FREE, 1 adult per child & members.

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


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

More information

Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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


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

More information

Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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

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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Website »

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Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
View map »

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Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

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Hang out in the library, catch Pokemon and share tips with other players.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Claymont Library
400 Lenape Way
Claymont, DE
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BCL and Top Cat Productions presents an original musical starring participants of our Kids Theater Program. Join us in our auditorium for this all ages event, a theatrical performance you...

Cost: FREE

Where:
County Library
5 Pioneer Blvd.
Westampton, NJ  08060
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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Bring your budding Picassos and O’Keefes to the Carriage House Café & Tearoom at the Physick Estate where professional art teacher Juliana Jost will help them create their own...

Cost: $50

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Take a guided tour of the preserve's five-acre meadow to learn about native warm season grasses, meadow ecology and plant-pollinato‚Äčr interactions.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
1635 River Road
New Hope, PA  18938
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Telephone: 215 862 2924

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Visit the Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks and guided walks covering a range of gardening topics Walks last 45-60 minutes. Dress for the weather and wear walking...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, ages 3-11; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Stop by the Daily Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of the zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how they have repurposed historic work...

Cost: $5, non-mebers; FREE, members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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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 Organic...

Cost: $2, FREE, members & ages 5 and younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum
.201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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The inclusive, all-ages Autism Delaware Bowling Night is held every Wed. Parents and siblings are welcome to bowl, with bumpers available for those who want to use them. There is no score...

Cost: $2.25 per game; $2.25 shoe rental.

Where:
Bowlerama
3031 New Castle Ave.
New Castle, DE
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Contact Name: Karen Tuohy

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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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


Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
View map »

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

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

More information

Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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Website »

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Enjoy animal-themed stories read by the storytelling team. Storytime takes place in the Otter Circle in the main zoo and may include a craft, activity or live animal presentations. May be...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

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

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This early childhood series intended for children incorporates active learning through music, movement and the exploration of objects. Themes relate to the museum and garden. Meet in Galleries...

Cost: $5, adult & child; FREE, ages 2 & younger and members.

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


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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


Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
View map »

More information

Drop in anytime to the children's area to make a decoration for your pencils.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pemberton Community Library
16 Broadway St.
Browns Mills, NJ
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The fall migration of birds is in full swing. Explore different areas of the park for resident and migrant species, especially hawks.  Bring binoculars if you have them. Meet in...

Cost: FREE!

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
Website »

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Guides take participants on a 25-mile bike ride on the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail, followed by a hike and a rafting trip down the Lehigh River.  This expedition offers...

Cost: $109.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
Website »

More information

Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

Craft a pencil case out of duct tape, just in time for school!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Gloucester Township Branch Library
15 S. Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ  08012
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Enjoy music a half hour prior to this kid-fave movie.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Loockerman Plaza
Dover, DE

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
View map »

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

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

More information

Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company

Cost: $20, adults; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Telephone: 215-235-7469

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Includes a tour of the house and a movie in the courtyard. Below are the dates for First Friday Movies: Aug. 5: The Monster That Challenged the World Sept. 2: Alligator People Oct. 7: Bucket...

Cost: $5

Where:
Betsy Ross House
239 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into...

Cost: $55-$85

Where:
Independence Visitor Center
1 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Auditions take place at the Employment Center, which can be accessed via Route 537 East. No props, costumes or previous experience is needed. Come prepared to participate in group exercises in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ  08527
View map »

More information

Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

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


Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
View map »

More information

Drop in anytime to the children's area to make a decoration for your pencils.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pemberton Community Library
16 Broadway St.
Browns Mills, NJ
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Celebrating its 19th year, the Garden Railway 2016 theme is "Awaken the Senses" that will feature buildings that incorporate one or two of the five senses in the structure. Take...

Cost: $17, Adults; $16, Seniors; $9, children; FREE, under 3

Where:
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

Pick your own apples every Sat. & Sun. through the end of October.  

Cost: Pay for what you pick.

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd.
Elkton, MD  21921
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At 103 years old, this is the state's longest-running fair.  The festival features Renaissance-themed accents that include rides and games for kids, juried arts and crafts, flower and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
2126 The Highway, Arden
Wilmington, DE

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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

Enjoy an open air, traditional holiday BBQ in Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion and later, enjoy a fireworks show set to Sesame Street music! Schedule

Cost: $29

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 866-494-3566
Website »

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Don’t miss our fireworks show, set to Sesame Street music! Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 866-494-3566
Website »

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White water rafting Schedule

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
View map »


Sponsor: Pocono Whitewater
Telephone: 180-094-48392
Contact Name: Sarah
Website »

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Kids and beginners are welcome.  Extra binoculars available. Meet in parking lot. A Facebook update will be posted by 7am if the event is canceled.

Cost: FREE

Where:
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
1201 Pawlings Rd.
Audubon, PA  19403
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Sponsor: John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
Telephone: 6106665593 109
Contact Name: Education Department
Website »

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A variety of thematic programs and events are developed for the first Saturday of each month, including tours of the two capitol buildings, guided walking tours of The Green and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
First State Heritage Park
121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd N
43 The Green
Dover, DE  19901
View map »


Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
Telephone: 302-739-9194
Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
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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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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Families can enjoy daily gallery explorations, studio-art creations and imaginative play for visitors of all ages. Visit website for detailed activity information.

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

Where:
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Phila., PA  19130
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See the zoo’s nocturnal residents (raccoon, opossum, skunk, fox, etc.) awake and active, followed by a live feeding of Tick-Tock the alligator. The fire pit will be lit for...

Cost: $10 per 5-person family.

Where:
3 Palms Zoo
924 Blackbird Forest Rd.
Clayton, DE
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Kids and parents to participate in nautical activities and experience adventures of distant shores, from making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines. The program is also ideal...

Cost: $16, adults; $12, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 and younger.

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8616
Contact Name: Nya Sturrup
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Festivities include a Dungeon Museum, the Ultimate Joust, an Amazing Maze, perforkers, archery & sword-fighting demos, a program on birds of prey and man-powered rides. Kids'...

Cost: $30, at gate; $25.95, online; $11.95, kids 5-11; FREE, kids 4 younger.

Where:
Mount Hope Estate & Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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One or more themed tours are offered most weekend days, usually at 11 a.m. and repeated at 2 p.m. (Sept 11 and 25 at 1 PM only, none offered Sept 17-18).  Themes include: Explosions!;...

Cost: $14, adults; $5, ages 6-14; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Explore areas of the historic ships that are normally closed to the public, such as the Cruiser OLYMPIA and Submarine BECUNA. The tour departs from the gangway every hour from 12noon to 3pm....

Cost: $16, adults; $12, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
11 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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Guided canoe tours and great wildlife viewing opportunities on Perkiomen Creek. PFDs, canoes, and oars provided. All participants required to wear PFD.  Schedule

Cost: $15

Where:
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
1201 Pawlings Rd.
Audubon, PA  19403
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Sponsor: John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
Telephone: 610-666-5593 109
Contact Name: Education Department
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Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into...

Cost: $55-$85

Where:
Independence Visitor Center
1 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Auditions take place at the Employment Center, which can be accessed via Route 537 East. No props, costumes or previous experience is needed. Come prepared to participate in group exercises in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ  08527
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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From classics like Toy Story to newer hits like Inside Out, Pixar has no shortage of family-friendly flicks. This exhibit explores what it takes to bring the studio's most popular movies and...

Cost: $29.95, daytime adults; $24.95, daytime kids;

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss depicts the mysteries of the ocean’s greatest depths: thermal vents and the unusual creatures that thrive near them, deep-sea research submersibles,...

Cost: $9, Adults; $7, Children (3-17); $8, Seniors; FREE, Under 3; FREE, Members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19713
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders get FREE weekend access to participating venues, including: Philadelphia: African American Museum in Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
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Penn’s Landing hosts roller-skating, a boathouse-style lodge, a play area for the kids and numerous dining options.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine & his pal Percy and enjoy other locomotive-related activities.

Cost: 21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
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Drop in anytime to the children's area to make a decoration for your pencils.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pemberton Community Library
16 Broadway St.
Browns Mills, NJ
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