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Fire and Ice Festival

Hatfield Aquatic Center

Jan 20, 2018

Originally “Sharky’s Shivering Slides," Polar Plunge provides brave participants with the opportunity to climb the towering slides of the aquatic center and plunge toward the chilly water below. Challenges such as “Best Costume” and “Largest Team” will add a competitive edge to the event. There will also be bonfires, food trucks, games and music. A...

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Science Saturday: What a Drag!

American Helicopter Museum

Jan 20, 2018 - Jun 9, 2018

Visitors participate in activities that demonstrate how the four forces (weight, drag, lift and thrust) impact flying objects, and how helicopters use these forces to fly and maneuver.  

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Night at the Museum & Star Party

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Jan 20, 2018

Explore the museum's galleries, StarLab, science labs and children's nature nook. Beginning at 6pm the Delaware Astronomical Society will lead a sky star party featuring Orion, Pleiades and other winter constellations.  You’ll also learn to recognize sky patterns with the help of experts.  Snack and drinks (including adult beverages) will be available for...

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Camp-In

The Franklin Institute

Jan 20, 2018

Kids will experience the museum’s exhibits, use telescopes in the observatory (weather permitting), watch a live astronomy presentation and a planetarium show, and enjoy spacey art activities. A light continental breakfast is provided in the morning. 

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Shrek the Musical

Scottish Rite Auditorium

Jan 20, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this production is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to...

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Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor

The Franklin Institute

Jan 20, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018

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

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of China’s first emperor for over 2,000 years before being discovered in 1974. Now, these warriors come to museum in an exhibit that explores the story, culture, craft and science of the statues....

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Constructing Play: Classic and Modern Building Toys

Center for Architecture and Design

Jan 20, 2018 - Jan 23, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an exploration of the development of children's toys over the past 175+ years. Travel back in time to learn how different building toys were invented, designed, and branded to become the toys that still...

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