Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Aug 25, 2019

Visitors on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds. Visit with the dinosaurs, explore Outside In, the hands-on children’s discovery center, see the special exhibit Dinosaurs Around the World, and wander through the dioramas at your own pace.

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Garden Railway

Morris Arboretum

Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

This year’s theme is "Great American Lighthouse," featuring replicas of iconic landmarks from east to west, and as far north as the Great Lakes.  Visitors will enjoy the beauty of these structures, such as Cape Hatteras Light in North Carolina, both the New Cape Henry Light and Old Cape Henry Light in Virginia and Philadelphia’s own Turtle Rock Light located on...

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Outdoor Skills Workshop: Fire-building

Norristown Farm Park

Aug 25, 2019

Learn how to make a beginning or foundation fire for cooking, or just for warmth. Find out the difference between tinder, kindling, and fuel wood. Build a basic tepee or crisscross fire foundation. What types of wood work best? Enjoy a friendly contest to see which group can start their campfire with the least matches. Meet in parking lot #5.

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Family Magic Shows

Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Aug 25, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

The performance features the comedy and magic of; Danny Archer, Mike Bonacci, Mike Miller, Mystique as well as additional performers. The show includes a number of favorite family entertainers, such as Mike Miller, Danny Archer, Mystique, Ari Paul, Fred Siegel and more. May -  4, 11, 18, 25 Jun -   1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jul -    6, 13, 20, 27 Aug- ...

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Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019

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 drink options and events throughout the season. An urban beach area overlooks the Delaware River, complete with lounge chairs and picnic tables. You’ll also find a roller rink...

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Marvel Universe of Superheroes

The Franklin Institute

Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

The exhibit features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes and props that will excite both avid collectors and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life. It debuts during Marvel’s 80th anniversary year, and chronicles the story of Marvel and its...

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Creatures of Habitat

Philadelphia Zoo

Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

Twelve life-size LEGO brick animals tell the story of endangered wildlife and how human behavior impacts and endangers habitats around the world. The zoo created the exhibit to inspire actions that impact global change; even the zoo’s website offers how-to lessons on saving animals and the planet. Plus, the Zoo Key makes a comeback for the exhibit. Visitors can use the Zoo Key at...

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Robotstock

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

Aug 25, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

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

This event features hands-on robotics, STEM activities, Maker’s Row, LEGO pit and Girls in STEM Expo. This event is the first of its kind featuring a basketball-court-sized competition field with 120lb robots demonstrating their skills and competing. It also features a large maker space, LEGO robotics, other student-built robots, science experiments and interactive exhibits. There...

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15th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show

Bucks County Visitor Center

Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

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

Enjoy the artistry, workmanship and talent of Bucks County's quilters at this exhibit, featuring more than 100 quilts hanging from 25-foot high beams.

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