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The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) 45th Anniversary

Nov 21, 2014

The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) will host their 45th Anniversary Breakfast. Guests will pledge their support to the UAC’s mission as they celebrate, reflect and honor three community leaders with the following prestigious awards: Community Leadership Award: Judge Renée Cardwell Hughes, CEO, American Red Cross SEPA. Inspired by Ernest E. Jones, this award honors a community...

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Friday Play Days

Nov 21, 2014 - Dec 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Friday.

Learn through play with friends in the classroom & outdoor area. This event is for families with children ages 5 & younger.

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Fairmount Park Gingerbread House Display

Nov 21, 2014 - Nov 21, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The entire family can enjoy 12 gingerbread houses handcrafted by Philadelphia chefs and modeled after Fairmount Park historic sites including Strawberry and Woodford Mansions, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, and Smith Memorial Playground. The Gingerbread House Display is free, open to the public and on view at The Shops at Liberty Place.

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Sesame Street Presents: The Body

Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

Learn all about your body, from the inside out! Featuring Elmo, Oscar, Grover, Bert, Ernie, Count Von Count, Cookie Monster and the rest of your favorite Sesame Street characters, you’ll learn how your body works as you hop, jump, run, and dance through this hands-on Sesame Street adventure! Wheel, row, and run your way through Rosita’s Locomotion station and feel how your body...

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Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

Nov 21, 2014 - Apr 12, 2015

Did you know that a bull’s heart is five times larger than a human heart? That chickens can travel up to 9 miles an hour? Embark on an anatomical safari and explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures—large and small. From goats to giraffes, squids to sharks, and octopuses to ostriches, see how intricate the blood...

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Wheaton Wide Open Weekend

Nov 21, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

FREE Admission each day for all visitors. Paper Bag Puppets, a special hands-on activity for families, will be offered each day from 1-3pm. Visit the Museum of American Glass and Gallery of Fine Craft exhibitions, Artists Studios (Glass, Ceramics and Paper), Museum Stores and Sweet Suites Bake Shoppe Cafe.

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"Holidays at Hagley" Exhibit

Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 6, 2015

The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and celebrations.

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Peddler's Village Annual Gingerbread Competition and Display

Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 3, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Gingerbread Competition and Display is a feast for the senses with more than 100 culinary creations brought to life with gingerbread, candy, icing and imagination in the following categories: Traditional, Authentic Reproduction of a Significant Building, Student and Children. Open during holiday shopping hours. 

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Storybook Trees

Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Tour this holiday display of more than 30 trees decorated by local families, schools and organizations, showcasing books and works of children's literature. The exhibit is appropriate for all ages and was designed to promote reading and literacy.

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Books and Boots

Nov 21, 2014

Books come to life at the Myrick Conservation Center as Potter the Otter reads a book provided by Baldwin’s Book Barn. Afterwards the story continues into a real-life, outdoor adventure.  Adult participation is optional. A snack will be provided. Dress for the weather and don’t forget your boots.

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