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May 2017

Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

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
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Registration starts at 8am, race kicks off at 9am. T-shirts, door prizes, a post-race party are on tap as well. Hosted by the Friends of the Mounted Patrol to benefit the NCC Police Mounted...

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
Carousel Park
3700 Limestone Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Friends of the Mounted Patrol
Contact Name: Lorie Miller
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More than 250 restored and maintained antique, classic and muscle cars take over one of the orchard’s big fields. Previous highlights have included a 1913 Ford Model T, a 1938 Ford Woody...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchard
137 Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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The event will include a variety of local artisans and craftsmen, 18th century entertainment and dancing around the maypole. Stephen Bradney from the 1st Regiment Flying Camp of Lancaster...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rock Ford Plantation
881 Rockford Rd.
Lancaster, PA
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Program features an animal presentation and simple craft and activities. 

Cost: $4; $2, members.

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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Festivities include the annual Procession of Saints, live entertainment, family events, crafts and food.

Cost: FREE

Where:
S. 9th St.
919 S. 9th St.
Phila., PA
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Looking for the perfect overnight camp experience for your kiddos? Join for a tour of Appel Farm Arts Camp. Explore all the exciting elements the arts program, complete with a tour...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Appel Farm Arts Camp
457 Shirley Rd.
Elmer, NJ  08318
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Sponsor: Appel Farm Arts Camp
Telephone: 856-358-2472
Contact Name: Tracy Power
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This half mile walk is specially designed for the youngest explorers, with hands-on activities along the way. The newest activities are designed by Girl Scout Ruchi Aluwalia, and she will have...

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
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This historic mill is restored and stone-grinding corn for meal and flour. Come and explore revolutionary technology, local history and a scenic setting along...

Cost: $17

Where:
Morris Arboretum/Bloomfield Farm
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Hundreds of rubber duckies float down the Neshaminy Creek to compete in a race to the finish line during this humorous event. The first four ducks to cross the finish win a cash prize. Official...

Cost: $5, ducky; $20, five duckies; FREE, spectators.

Where:
Kemper Park
905 Valley Rd.
Warminster, PA
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Elmwood Park Zoo will visit the park with a program on reptiles and amphibians.  Learn the general characteristics of these animal groups. What are the similarities and differences...

Cost: $3

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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Kids can play various musical instruments with professional music teachers along with Morrow House School students who act as mentors. Kids will receive musical instruction on the instrument of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Park at Port Imperial
10 Port Imperial Blvd.
West New York, NJ  07093
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Sponsor: The Elisabeth Morrow School
Telephone: 201-568-5566
Contact Name: The Elisabeth Morrow School
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Kids on the autism spectrum experience the museum’s hands-on exhibits in a modified environment and meet other families who have children with special needs.

Cost: $13.95

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd. #100
Cherry Hill, NJ
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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This is a 1-mile obstacle course designed for kids ages 7-12. With about 10 kid-friendly and fun, challenging obstacles such as Mount Mud, Mini Everest, Secret Agent Squeeze and more, Mini...

Cost: $20

Where:
Plantation Field
387 Green Valley Rd.
Coatesville, PA  19320
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Sponsor: Tough Mudder and Tough Mudder Half, Presented by Merrell
Telephone: 732-597-2094
Contact Name: Jodi Kovacs
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Enjoy more than 100 juried crafters, an     international food court, music, kids’ activities and visits from nonprofit organizations.

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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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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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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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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Celebrate this spring favorite with strawberry treats (from strawberries dipped in chocolate to those in jam), live entertainment and strawberry pie-eating contests. Be sure to visit the new...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
2400 Street Rd.
New HOpe, PA
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Festivities include wagon rides, kids’ games & activities, an observation beehive and farm attractions. Honey and strawberry products available for purchase. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Oasis Family Farm
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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 Renaissance Faire is a re-creation of a European medieval or renaissance village – full of vendors, performers, games and food. Staff and many faire patrons play a role by dressing in...

Cost: $20, adults; $15, kids.

Where:
Fort Mifflin
1600 Hogs Island Rd.
Philadelphia , PA  19153
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Sponsor: PhillyRenFaire
Contact Name: Erin Van Yuga
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Find out about reptiles' special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles!

Cost: FREE with admission

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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Families can explore the new installation in Kids’ Corner, Lenny the Ice Cream Man, and create ice cream magnets to take home.   

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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Join keepers for talks about the animals in the zoo.

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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Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo.

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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It’s that time of the year again when the ponds fill to the brim with squirming tadpoles. Explore this spring phenomenon. 

Cost: $5, person; $10, family; FREE, members.

Where:
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd.
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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Telephone: 610-527-5234
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Based on the beloved Disney animated film, the production is a nonstop feline adventure. When Duchess, the high-society kitty, gets in trouble, feisty alley cat Thomas O’Malley and his...

Cost: $14

Where:
Delaware Children's Theatre
1014 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE
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Learn what it takes to display a dinosaur. Kids will enjoy the repetition and explore the many people it takes from paleontologists to conservationists to curators. After, visit the working...

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Beginning in 2017, Cirque Italia, the first traveling Water Circus, introduces a second unit, the Gold Unit: a luxurious experience where technology and preforming arts are mixed to...

Cost: $20

Where:
Lehigh Valley Mall
250 Lehigh Valley Mall
Whitehall, PA
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Celebrate the diverse parks of Philly during these eight days of service projects, events, educational programs and family activities. Family and friends can volunteer at a park in their...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Parks throughout the city.
Phila., PA

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The annual event features animal acts, stunts and the famous LuLu Klawnz ​ May 18, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. May 19, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. May 20, 2017 11:00 a.m....

Cost: $24, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
LuLu Shriners
5140 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA  19462
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Take part in several bike races throughout the weekend. Enjoy live music and a barbecue on Fri.; course cafes, a DJ, family expo on Rodney Square, demos, a street festival and a sidewalk sale on...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
800 block of Market St.
Wilmington, DE

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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

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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If your child enjoys acting, singing or dancing, mark your calendar for this open house. The event is designed for kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall: Broadway Babies,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mainstage Performing Arts Academy
27 S. Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ  08012
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Sponsor: Mainstage Center for the Arts
Telephone: 855-936-2467, x6
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

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

More information

A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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This program designed for toddlers will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as...

Cost: $3, family.

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilimington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: Delaware State Parks
Telephone: (302) 761-6963
Website »

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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Learning to play the ukulele can be easy and fun. Don't have a ukulele? Borrow one from the Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine St.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St..
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

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Parents and young kids can celebrate everything about farm animals. They’ll read books about farm animals followed by an educational component. Then everyone will participate in a farm craft...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Take in spectacular views of this summer's fireworks on the Delaware River waterfront from the venue’s second-floor terrace and third-story rotunda balcony. Enjoy live music,...

Cost: $12-$16

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Independence Seaport Museum
Telephone: 215-413-8655
Website »

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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

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

A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
View map »

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
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Includes stories, crafts, dancing, wiggles and sing-a-longs with Miss Kimberly.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mighty Writers
1501 Christian St.
Phila., PA  19146
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Sponsor: Kimberly Garrison
Telephone: 267-847-5733
Contact Name: Kimberly Garrison

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

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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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 festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

The story of Woodford Mansion’s Jewish heritage begins with a London-born New Yorker, Bilah Abigail Levy Franks, whose letters to England paint portrait of Jewish life in 18th-century...

Cost: $8, adults; $5, seniors and students; free, children under 12

Where:
East Fairmount Park
3400 West Dauphin Street
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Join for games, refreshments and free water ice. Meet other moms and their kids) from East & West Norriton, Norristown, Plymouth Meeting, Conshohocken and Lafayette Hill...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Elmwood Park
1325 Harding Blvd.
...
Norristown, PA  19401
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Sponsor: MOMS Club of Norriton
Telephone: 484-843-7164
Contact Name: Melanie Brady, President
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This fun, interactive science program is for all ages.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Kids use snap circuits to explore the basics of electronics while building projects such as a photo sensor, a flashing light and an adjustable volume siren.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dover Public Library
35 E Loockerman St,.
Dover, DE
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Telephone: 302-736-7030

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Do you know someone with a developmental disability who needs full-time work or a career pursuit change?  A panel will explore the topic of "Employment, Internships and Getting a...

Cost: $5; FREE, members.

Where:
Y.A.L.E. School
11 Connecticut Ave.
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
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Sponsor: ASPEN
Telephone: 856-290-5075
Contact Name: Monique Castillo
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

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

A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
View map »

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 »

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Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, kids will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Meet at the Arts Center. April 5 - Robin Red...

Cost: $4

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: Delaware State Parks
Telephone: (302) 761-6963
Website »

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This interactive program includes music, stories and crafts centered around Cape May County history.

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-898-2300
Contact Name: Maegan Pollinger
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Preschoolers and their guardians can enjoy time in the heated pool, as well as crafts and snacks. Bring a teddy bear and bagged lunch.

Cost: $5

Where:
Hatfield Aquatic Center
2500 Chestnut St.
Hatfield, PA  19440
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Sponsor: Hatfield Township
Telephone: 215-855-0900
Contact Name: Christine Nicholas
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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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In addition to exhibits, activities include Dhyana Yoga at 6pm and 7pm and a gallery tour at 6pm. (Meet in Lenfest Hall, west entrance.)

Cost: Pay-what-you-wish admission.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

The story of Woodford Mansion’s Jewish heritage begins with a London-born New Yorker, Bilah Abigail Levy Franks, whose letters to England paint portrait of Jewish life in 18th-century...

Cost: $8, adults; $5, seniors and students; free, children under 12

Where:
East Fairmount Park
3400 West Dauphin Street
Philadelphia, PA  19132
View map »

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Includes stories, songs, rhymes, music and movement.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Spring City Public Library
245 Broad St,.
Spring City, PA
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Babies will enjoy music, toys and bubbles while parents relax with refreshments and relatable company.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Voorhees Library
203 Laurel Rd.
Voorhees, NJ  08043
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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Innovative, progressive Montessori methodology helps students develop academically, intellectually, socially, emotionally and morally in a nurturing and secure environment.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hockessin Montessori School, The
1000 Old Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Telephone: 302-234-1240
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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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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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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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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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
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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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Meet outside the library to walk two blocks to Marconi Park. You’ll then walk around the park and end up back at the library. During the walk, participants will talk about...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

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
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The story of Woodford Mansion’s Jewish heritage begins with a London-born New Yorker, Bilah Abigail Levy Franks, whose letters to England paint portrait of Jewish life in 18th-century...

Cost: $8, adults; $5, seniors and students; free, children under 12

Where:
East Fairmount Park
3400 West Dauphin Street
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Bright pictures, lively stories and learning about animals and nature – come hear an animated telling of a favorite children’s book, followed by meeting a live animal, a walk on the...

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
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State and local tourism and city officials, guest speakers and over 300 elementary school children will participate in the ceremony to officially unlock the ocean with a large, ornate...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Andrews Avenue Beach
Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Kids gather to create, invent and learn while reusing household items. Supplies are provided.

Cost: $8.75

Where:
Delaware Children's Museum
550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Kids will use glass-fusing techniques to create fanciful flowers. Miss Karen will teach glass safety along with the “how-to” skills necessary to create masterpieces like a Georgia...

Cost: $25.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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The release of Fifth Harmony’s sophomore album 7/27,on Syco Music/Epic Records, is the latest in a series of record-breaking accomplishments for the group. ...

Cost: $39.50-$129.50

Where:
Mann Center for the Performing Arts
5201 Parkside Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Sponsor: Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Telephone: 215-546-7900
Contact Name: Ben Hollenbach
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Enjoy a free after-dark screening of the 2017 kid-favorite movie in the historic Bartram Courtyard.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Phila., PA
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The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold the event, featuring talented athletes competing on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. An exhibition will be...

Cost: $20, adults; $10, kids.

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-704-9700

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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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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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A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
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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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Join fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians. Each session is tailored to the changing seasons and complements the natural setting of the arboretum. Storytime is held...

Cost: $17

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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The largest kite festival in North America,features kite makers from around the world flying their most colorful creations. Festivities kick off Fri. night kite social, and the 9pm illuminated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue Beach & Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-822-4884

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When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
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The market features locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, plants, local honey, nuts, tea products, meats, cheeses, gourmet herb mixes, handmade soaps, fresh-made salads, local...

Cost: FREE

Where:
3501 Pacific Ave.
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-523-1602

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Individuals or teams will be assigned a set of Eastern Bluebird nesting boxes, and we ask that you walk out to your boxes and check each one each week to monitor nest building, egg laying and young...

Cost: FREE

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
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This interactive festival features seven stages of entertainment, 60 eclectic merchants, sword fighters, dancers, musicians, comedians, jugglers, acrobats, magicians, fire breathers and sword...

Cost: $25, adults; $15, kids 5-12; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Liberty Lake Day Camp
1195 Florence Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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The story of Woodford Mansion’s Jewish heritage begins with a London-born New Yorker, Bilah Abigail Levy Franks, whose letters to England paint portrait of Jewish life in 18th-century...

Cost: $8, adults; $5, seniors and students; free, children under 12

Where:
East Fairmount Park
3400 West Dauphin Street
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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View works by local artists, enjoy food and drinks from vendors and listen to live music.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
202 E Lancaster Ave.
Downingtown, PA

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Learn the basics of catch-and-release fishing.  Materials are provided, but you may bring your own tackle. Ages 5 and up.  Participants 16 to 64 must have a valid fishing...

Cost: $6

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
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The venue’s circa-1820 rose garden features 50+ heritage roses  Call them heritage, heirloom, antique or old, these types of roses have stronger fragrances and often brighter colors than...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm
6026 Germantown Ave
Philadelpiha, PA  19144
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The Historical Society of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department Color Guard will honor the service of soldiers and veterans interned at the cemetery. Boy Scouts...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Montgomery Cemetery
One Hartranft Avenue
Norristown, PA  19401
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Be introduced to the basic concepts of inertia, gravity, force, and motion. Build a Rube Goldberg-like device that will complete a task through a chain of reactions. Visitors of all ages are...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-02400 x238
Contact Name: Jessica Eisenbrey
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The Philly POPS presents the second annual Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute at the Mann, a community concert honoring the American tradition of service during Memorial Day weekend....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mann Center for the Performing Arts
5201 Parkside Ave.
Phila., PA  19131
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Sponsor: Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Telephone: 215-546-7900 x157
Contact Name: Ben Hollenbach
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The festival offers art, vendors, live music, food, a farmers’ market, an antique and classic auto show, pony rides, carnival games and live music. Swing by the MetroKids table for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ


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The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold the event, featuring talented athletes competing on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. An exhibition will be...

Cost: $20, adults; $10, kids.

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-704-9700

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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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The exhibition showcases more than 100 toys that were made in New Jersey between 1880 and the late 1960s, during New Jersey’s golden era of manufacturing. Among the featured toys are green...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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Features all handmade products. Rain or shine.

Cost: Free

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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Uncover the facts, fictions and fossils of dinosaurs as you live large in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur...

Cost: $9, adults; $8, seniors 60+; $7, kids 3-17; FREE, members & kids under 3

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


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

More information

A new musical takes flight. Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this play tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind – in addition to having no feelings for...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
, PA
View map »

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
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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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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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Guides will showcase little-known garden spots. This tour is a combination of structures, sculptures, trees and vistas. Visitors will be walking over uneven ground and territory, so dress...

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
PHILA., PA  19118
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Telephone: 215-247-5777
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Festivities include beachy DJ music, Sandy Science Art Workshop, seashore-themed Po-up Play Corner, themed storytime, seashell activities, boardwalk treats and exhibit exploration.

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Find out about reptiles' special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles!

Cost: FREE with admission

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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Jenn will guide knitters step by step through the process. Materials provided, but feel free to bring your own. All ages and levels are welcome. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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The largest kite festival in North America,features kite makers from around the world flying their most colorful creations. Festivities kick off Fri. night kite social, and the 9pm illuminated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue Beach & Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-822-4884

More information

When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on an adventure. You’ll be whisked away on a quest to answer the question: How did a boy...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609) 704-5012
Contact Name: Box Office

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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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The fest highlights easy and fun ways for families to incorporate a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on nutrition and physical activity. 

Cost: $9; $6, city residents with ID.

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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Join keepers for talks about the animals in the zoo.

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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Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo.

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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Learn how to play chess or sharpen your skills.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant animals, springtime flowers and trees, and symbols of...

Cost: $17, adults; $12, ages 17 & younger; $10 seniors & active military.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th & Race Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »

More information

Watch world-class equestrians and enjoy a midway, food and boutiques.

Cost: $15, adults; $5, ages 3-18; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Rd.
Devon, PA
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