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August 2016

Explore the Pennypack Trail and the Bethayres Swamp, an Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area). Look for resident summer birds and early fall migrants. Bring binocular if you have them.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA  19006
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 215-947-3477
Contact Name: Scott Morgan
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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
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Take a train ride along the Lehigh River to White Haven, where you'll bike your way down the Lehigh Gorge rail-trail back to Jim Thorpe.  Rates are $25.00 per train shuttle...

Cost: $25 and up

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Sponsor: Pocono Biking
Telephone: 570-325-3654
Contact Name: Sarah
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At this special two-day event, learn through play Jedi style.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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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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See all that buzzes, crawls and flutters while you tour the Butterfly House and see various species in different parts of their life cycles; enjoy  the Amazing Arthropods Touch Table from...

Cost: $11, adults; $7, ages 3-15; FREE, kids 3 & younger.

Where:
Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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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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Join the Arc of Delaware County for a special screening of the Jungle Book

Cost: 20

Where:
Media Theatre
Media, PA

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Help make weighted blankets for members of the Autism Society of Greater Philadelphia. These lap-sized blankets give sensory comfort to individuals on the autism spectrum. Material and polybeads...

Cost: $5

Where:
PA’s Steve’s Sewing, Vacuum & Quilting,
Dekalb Plaza
268 W Dekalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA
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Celebrate culture, music and food from 14 Caribbean islands. Benefiting college students of Caribbean descent, this year’s festival will feature a Caribbean workshop, a children’s...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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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
Website »

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Learn the basics of space exploration with a mousetronaut guide named Meteor. See the inside of a space shuttle and learn what astronauts do in space and why they bring animals with them. Stay...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Explore a stream with the park naturalist. Find aquatic insects, fish, and perhaps some amphibian species  All will be released unharmed. Wear sturdy water shoes or old sneakers. Expect to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA  19006
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 215-947-3477
Contact Name: Scott Morgan
Website »

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Cost: FREE

Where:
The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Want to learn more about the creatures who create those works of art? Spiders are not only among nature’s greatest artists, but also among its best structural engineers and most skilled...

Cost: $3

Where:
Churchville Nature Center
Churchville, PA

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Cost: $25, Adults; $15, students/youth; FREE, members; FREE children 5 and under

Where:
The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Get a chance to see the first traveling water circus in the US!

Where:
, PA

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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 »

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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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Farmer’s Breakfast will be served from 9am-11am on the Orchard View Deck! After breakfast, mosey on out to the BIG BackYard for Harvest Party events from 11am-3pm! 

Cost: $7, breakfast; $1, harvest party

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD  21921
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Telephone: 410-398-1349
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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 »

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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 »

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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There will be  Local nectarines & peaches for sale Grilled nectarines & peaches Peach salsa & chips Peach cobbler Jersey peach preserves Jersey canned peaches...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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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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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 »

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
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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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Fri. night features qualifying races at 7pm; there are races at 1pm and 7pm on Sat.; and Sun. includes title racees and tough-truck races at 1pm. Gates open an hour before races begin. The...

Cost: $10

Where:
Wildwood Beach
Lincoln Ave. to Spencer Ave.
Wildwood, NJ
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Telephone: 609.522.4546

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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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Take a closer look at ladybug beetles and other insects, especially those associated with milkweed. There are quite a variety of ladybugs and they differ in both color and the number of spots....

Cost: $5

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 »

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

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
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Lynn Symborski
Website »

More information

Watch the Minions movie, play games and enjoy a meal from the special kids menu.

Cost: FREE

Where:
XFINITY Live!
1100 Pattison Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Sponsor: XFINITY Live!

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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

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 »

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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

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

Many ancient cultures created Effigy pots in the shape of animals or important people. Attendees will use a small round box, acrylic paints and found objects to make a portrait of a friend...

Cost: $24.95

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Create crafts inspired by Maurice Sendak's writing and drawings.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dover Public Library
35 E Loockerman St.
Dover, DE  19901
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Summer is not over yet, so let’s splish-splash with some bubbles and other fun. All ages.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kirkwood Library - Community Room
6000 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE  19808
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

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
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Lynn Symborski
Website »

More information

Ages 2-6 years. Dance away the afternoon at the library. We will be listening to all your favorites, moving and shaking our sillies out. Registration preferred, not required. Light refreshments...

Cost: FREE

Where:
South County Library
35 Cooper Folly Rd.
Atco, NJ  08004
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Topics covered for parents and caregivers in this session: School Discipline Student Code of Conduct Parent Engagement Communicating with your child

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Center for Justice
100 West 10th Street
Suite 905
Wilmington, DE
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Sponsor: Parent Information Center of Delaware
Website »

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Celebrate the surrounding community with a festival that includes live music, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo and a prize drawing.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Greentree Park
18 Grubb Rd,.
Malvern, PA
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Join us for popcorn and a movie on our big screen. Come in every week in August and enter for your chance to win a Rita's Gift Card. This week: Cars (G)

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pemberton Library
16 Broadway St.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Let your little one don their PJs for a story and craft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bear Library
101 Governors Pl.
Bear, DE
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In this workshop, Dr. Karen (Santillo) Fiorillo will share important tips everyone should know and implement.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Empowering
511 W Main Street
Trappe, PA  19426
View map »


Sponsor: Pillars Of Light and Love
Telephone: 484-854-1162
Contact Name: Staff
Website »

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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

Learn more about familiar animals and discover animals you may not expect live nearby. Drop in each week to check out a series of hands on activities and interactive displays that investigate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Can-Do Playground
4360 Weldin Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
Website »

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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
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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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This summer, the zoo kicks off Rock 'N' Roar, a concert series which begins on June 14 and continues every other Tuesday through Aug. 23. This fun-filled, outdoor music event takes...

Cost: $20, adults; $18, kids; FREE, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 West Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
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Telephone: 215) 243-1100

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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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Support group for parents of children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. Dinner and kids' activities are provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easter Seals
61 Corporate Commons
New Castle, DE
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Sensory storytimes are geared for young people who have a hard time in groups, or are sensitive to sensory overload. Attendees may be on the autistic spectrum, have ADD/ADHD, or other conditions....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Free Library of Philadelphia, Torresdale Branch
3079 Holme Avenue
Phila., PA  19136
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Dorothy and Toto travel through the Land of Oz seeking the help of the Wizard. They meet a brainless scarecrow, a tin man who wants a heart, a cowardly lion and witches good and bad. Two actors...

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Epworth United Methodist Church
19285 Rd 271
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Telephone: 302-227-6766
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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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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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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
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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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Bring in your new school supplies and personalize them with fun designs. The library will provide only decorative materials. Please bring your own school supplies, i.e., pencils, pens, binders,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Abington Free Library
1030 Old York Rd
Abington, PA  19001
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Telephone: 215-885-5180
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Enjoy free food and giveaways, tour the dance studios, meet Studio 180's school director, and register for fall classes.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Studio 180
1708 Lancaster Avenue
Floor 2
Paoli, PA  19301
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Join the Delaware Center for Justice for a back-to-school night, where you’ll gain valuable information about how to be successful in school. The library will have free library card...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wilmington Public Library
10 E 10th St.
Wilmington, DE
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Join the Arc of Delaware County for a special screening of Zookeeper

Cost: $5

Where:
DCIU Room 171
Morton, PA


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Donations to Exceptional Care for Children charity. The course is downhill, super-fast and USATF Certified (# pending).

Cost: $18, online; $22, day of

Where:
Rockford Park
W 19th St & Tower Rd
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: FranksWine
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Family fun hike to the stream to see who is living under rocks and along the banks. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peace Valley Nature Center
170 N. Chapman Rd.
Doylestown, PA
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Bring a blanket or chairs for a fun outdoor performance by the Fralinger String Band.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Powell Lane Plaza
Collingswood, NJ

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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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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
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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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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
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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Kids are introduced to nature through outdoor play and a different activity each week. Presented by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation staff.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sister Cities Park
18th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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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​r 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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The poor miller gives his son the family cat and sends him out in the world to make his own way. To the lad's surprise, the cat is magic. Dressed in fine clothes and stylish boots, the fabulous...

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Epworth United Methodist Church
19285 Rd 271
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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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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Teens show off their moves and learn new ones while they play Just Dance on Wii and Xbox.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dover Public Library
35 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, DE
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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 »

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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
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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
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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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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 tree canvas is a swirly multimedia masterpiece complete with the gold and bling of Art Nuveau artist Gustav Klimpt. 

Cost: $24.00

Where:
All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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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
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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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Join the Jewish Relief Agency in making special Rosh Hashanah packs for our clients with the help of the seniors from the Brith Sholom House.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brith Sholom House
3939 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Sponsor: Jewish Relief Agency
Contact Name: Julia Campbell
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Stop by the galleries to sketch, doodle and draw together, inspired by the collection. Materials provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum
Telephone: 302-571-9590
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
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See Lindsey Webster perform

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 North Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609.924.8777
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Join us to participate in rapid fire, silly games and activities that you  have to perform in a minute or less!

Cost: FREE

Where:
County Library
5 Pioneer Blvd.
Westampton, NJ  08060
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There will be kids' activities a half hour prior to this outdoor screening. Rain location is inside Convention Hall.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stockton Beach
Convention Hall
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 884-5508

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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 »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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

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Drop in each week to check out a series of hands-on activities and interactive displays that investigate the unique and surprising characteristics of nature in parks. June 16:  Fun with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Park
W. 18th and N. Van Buren
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Each week's interactive tour and hands-on art activity is inspired by the exhibition, Get the Picture! Contemporary Children's Book Illustration. Participate in one or all workshops....

Cost: $5, child & FREE for one accompanying adult for non-members; FREE, members.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum
Telephone: 610-388-8337
Contact Name: Hillary K. Holland
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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
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 »

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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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A vain and goofy emperor vows to wear the most beautiful clothes ever seen. A clever trickster convinces the ruler that he can make magic clothes that are fabulous, but they can't be seen by...

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Epworth United Methodist Church
19285 Rd 271
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
View map »


Telephone: 302-227-6766
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 »

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Families affected by autism can get advice, resources and companionship with others.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fresh Start Church
1049 Ocean Heights Ave.
Egg Harbor Twp., 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
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 »

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All seasons children's clothing and gear, ages newborn to 14 girls and boys. Some items are new and never used. High chairs, strollers, rockers, sporting equipment, shoes, boots, coats,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. Thomas the Apostle School
430 Valleybrook Road
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: St. Thomas the Apostle School
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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Meet live animals, hear stories, go berry picking on the trails or discover frog songs by the lake. Each day explores a different topic, and includes a simple craft to take home.

Cost: $7; $5, members.

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


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

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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

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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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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  The Cherry Hill  Grand Opening will feature: Live music from Philly musician, Marc Silver, Saturday & Sunday afternoon Meet and greets with Sustainable...

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
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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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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
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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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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
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Montgomery County
Telephone: 610-272-0297
Contact Name: Barry Rauhauser
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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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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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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

Cost: FREE, Members; $3, Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum
Telephone: 302-571-9590
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
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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
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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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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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All seasons children's clothing and gear, ages newborn to 14 girls and boys. Some items are new and never used. High chairs, strollers, rockers, sporting equipment, shoes, boots, coats,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. Thomas the Apostle School
430 Valleybrook Road
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: St. Thomas the Apostle School
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Linvilla Orchards' Tomato Celebration takes place in late August when the tomato crops are abundant. Bring your whole family for a fun-filled and educational day. Enjoy live music and see fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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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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Please join PennFuture and the Wissahickon Environmental Center for a day of family fishing fun! To note the release of National Wildlife Federation’s short report, "Swimming...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wissahickon Environmental Center
300 W Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Sponsor: PennFuture
Telephone: 215-545-9692
Contact Name: Zakia Elliott
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To note the release of National Wildlife Federation’s short report, "Swimming Upstream," Tony Croasdale, environmental educator with the Wissahickon Environmental Center, will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wissahickon Environmental Center
Northwestern Ave. & Forbidden Dr.
Phila., PA
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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 is optical engineering? How does your eye work, and how do engineers focus and control the power of light to create products and technologies that are used every day? Discuss what diverse...

Cost: $8.75

Where:
Delaware Children's Museum
550 Justison St.
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
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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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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Families go booth to booth, sampling burgers from local participating restaurants that put their best fare forward for judgment. Attendees determine the People’s Choice winner, and a panel...

Cost: $50-$60, adults; $25, teens & adults who will not drink; $9, kids.

Where:
Cauffiel House
Wilmington, DE

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Families work together to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges.  Rock and roll with physics to explain how acceleration works with lots of loops.

Cost: $14, Adults; $10, Senior and students; $5, Children 6-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: vanessa spence
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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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Cow girls Doreen & Molly are here to show you how horses help around the farm! Remember to wear your sneakers!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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Bring your boots and prepare to get wet. Participants discuss the importance of water in an ecosystem during a leisurely hike in and along Devil’s Brook and other streams at the preserve....

Cost: $7; $5, members.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Artificial plastic crabs will embark on a river race to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. Each donation receives twilight admissions...

Cost: $5, plastic crab.

Where:
Revolutionary River , Breakwater Beach
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
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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
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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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  The Cherry Hill  Grand Opening will feature: Live music from Philly musician, Marc Silver, Saturday & Sunday afternoon Meet and greets with Sustainable...

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
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

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
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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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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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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Grab your hiking shoes and bring the little ones for a naturalist-led exploration.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Sponsor: Schuylkill Center
Telephone: 215-482-7300
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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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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
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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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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
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
View map »


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 »

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 »

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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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