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June 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
Website »

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Hop on a helicopter ride (additional cost), relax in a beer garden provided by Locust Lane Brewery, play games and browse an antique auto show. This year’s event features "Take Me...

Cost: $10

Where:
American Helicopter Museum and Education Center
1220 American Blvd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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The festival features vendors, artists, writers, crafters, raffles, door prizes and costume contests. Guests include actors Christopher Weite, Carolyn Seibert, Rusty Gilligan...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Mount Bethel Fire Hall
2341 N. Delaware Dr.
Hwy 611 North
Mount Bethel, PA  18343
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Sponsor: Mary Campbell
Telephone: 609-242-7756
Contact Name: Mary Campbell
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Garden Center staff will guide participants as they build a terrarium from a variety of containers and plants. Supplies provided.

Cost: $35

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Sydney Chin
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You and Dad will take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride to Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll have a half-hour layover to enjoy a picnic. Train departs at 12:30pm &...

Cost: $14, adults; $13, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad’s Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
Website »

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Baltimore’s oldest colonial house was home to Charles Carroll, barrister and numerous slaves and indentured servants. The museum will offer an opportunity for families to celebrate...

Cost: $8, adults; $6, kids ages 3-12.

Where:
Mount Clare Museum House
1500 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD  21230
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Enjoy scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean from the top of the lighthouse.

Cost: FREE, dads; $7, adults; $4, kids.

Where:
Absecon Lighthouse
Atlantic City, NJ

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Dine in more than 25 of the area’s finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Cost: $30 + tax & tip.

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-707-7295
Website »

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Listen to the sounds of the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp.  Historic Smithville offers 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel and train rides, paddleboats,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Smithville Village
615 East Moss Mill Road
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999

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On Father's Day, kids can craft a special quilt block for dad using muslin and fabric markers. 

Cost: $8, youth

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 South Pine Street
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Take Dad out to a Phillies/Diamondbacks game, complete with a pregame tribute ceremony to fathers.

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Phila., PA
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Bring your dad to the park for a challenging nature scavenger hunt. He’ll follow a series of clues to find the natural items or he may have to answer questions.  The first dad...

Cost: FREE!

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
Website »

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The family rodeo includes games, food and live music.

Cost: $40, adults; FREE, kids.

Where:
Garfield Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Sponsor: El Mariachi Loco
Telephone: 609.287.3044
Contact Name: Cesar Gonzalez

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This family campout is fit for both first-time and seasoned campers. Staff help with tent setup, build the campfire, provide food and go on a night hike. All you’ll need to bring is a tent...

Cost: $100, family.

Where:
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd.
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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Telephone: 610-527-5234
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This rain-or-shine festival offers arts such as photography, ceramics, jewelry and face painting. In addition, visitors can enjoy music on stage in the Cavalier Drive Parking Lot. Parking is...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Ambler
Butler Avenue
Ambler, PA
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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 exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
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A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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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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This is part of a series of selected days from September 2016 through August 2017 with free admission for all visitors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd.
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: PNCArts Alive
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Website »

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Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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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The outdoor festival is a celebration of New Jersey's rich maritime history. Historians and authors will join dozens of artists and seashore/maritime themed vendors for a weekend long feast for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
Central Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Dads enjoy free admission to the venue with one paying child.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Is your family interested in the Civil War or World War II? This annual event will feature encampments, weaponry displays and demonstrations from living history groups depicting various conflicts...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ
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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 Lewis Carroll classic comes to life in a new version, with music by Ben Kapilow and audience participation. Show runs Sat., 11am-12noon & Sun., 12noon-1pm.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Media Theatre
104 E State St.
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 484-571-4939
Contact Name: Roger Ricker
Website »

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Meet local artists, listen to live bands and enjoy food, as art and music collide in an authentic space. Peruse ARTbox, an artistic village erected from 11 shipping containers,...

Where:
Adventure Pier Boardwalk
Morey's Piers
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Website »

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On most weekend days throughout the summer, take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride up the Red Clay Valley to Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to...

Cost: $14, adults; $13, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad’s Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
Website »

More information

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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Enjoy a day strolling The Smithville Village listening to the beautiful sounds of the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

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The arboretum’s Historic Springfield Mills is restored and stone-grinding corn for meal and flour. Explore revolutionary technology, local history and a scenic setting along...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Morrs Arboretum, Bloomfield Farm
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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This classic tale and Caldecott Honor award winner from famed children’s book author Leo Lionni is a way to welcome summer.Explore ocean life with Swimmy, the little black fish in a...

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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This family-friendly community event features live entertainment, favorite fair food, midway games and rides for all ages, from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Christ Church
140 Green Pond Rd.
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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Sponsor: Christ Church
Telephone: 973-783-1010 ext. 21
Website »

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30th Summer Concert Series every Sunday and Thursday evening June through August

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
Website »

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Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
Website »

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The festival’s 32nd Season, entitled "Strings and Keys: A Brahms Mini-Celebration" includes two weekends of four concerts June 16, 18, 23 and 25 at its new performance venue,...

Cost: $20, adults; $10, ages 17 & younger.

Where:
Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew
719 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, PA  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Chamber Music Festival
Telephone: 130-244-20572
Website »

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Festivities include inflatable attractions, Tryke Track, Grass Labrynth Maze, Bear Playground and wagon rides. Some activities are available for an additional charge. Food is available for...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Celebrate Italian culture with performances, authentic cuisine, entertainment, rides and activities. June 11: 2-10:30pm June 12: 5:30-10:30pm June 13: 5:30-10:30pm June 14: 5:30-10:30pm June...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 14 & younger.

Where:
St. Anthony's Parish
901 N. Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE  19805
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles is for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States....

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Sponsor: Nat'l Marbles Tournament Committee
Telephone: 301-268-4238
Contact Name: Rick Mawhinney
Website »

More information

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

Dine in more than 25 of the area’s finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Cost: $30 + tax & tip.

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-707-7295
Website »

More information

This year marks the official 93rd anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »

More information

The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
View map »


Website »

More information

A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

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
View map »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Bring attention to your body and breath during this relaxing class.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Phila., PA  19148
View map »


Telephone: 215-685-1758

More information

Enjoy live outdoor entertainment! By Wesley Ochs.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd
North Cape May, NJ  08204
View map »

More information

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
Website »

More information

Celebrate Italian culture with performances, authentic cuisine, entertainment, rides and activities. June 11: 2-10:30pm June 12: 5:30-10:30pm June 13: 5:30-10:30pm June 14: 5:30-10:30pm June...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 14 & younger.

Where:
St. Anthony's Parish
901 N. Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE  19805
View map »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

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Explore different sections of the park. Experienced birders will mentor you. Learn to identify bird species by song and sight. Bring binoculars if you have them. Walk leaders are from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA  19006
View map »


Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 215-947-3477
Contact Name: Scott Morgan
Website »

More information

The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles is for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States....

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Sponsor: Nat'l Marbles Tournament Committee
Telephone: 301-268-4238
Contact Name: Rick Mawhinney
Website »

More information

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

Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years)...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
Website »

More information

Families will examine the creatures that are adapted to life in the water. All will be released unharmed.  Wear sturdy water shoes or old sneakers. Expect to get wet. If you have...

Cost: FREE

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

Dine in more than 25 of the area’s finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Cost: $30 + tax & tip.

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-707-7295
Website »

More information

Visit the museum grounds for a children’s story hour featuring oral tales, readings, music, activities, and touchable artifacts. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 South Pine Street
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Mercer Museum
Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

Evening hours are hosted by 93.7 FM WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy games, activities and animals. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks and free parking available. 

Cost: $1

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

More information

Climb the lighthouse to enjoy views of the Atlantic Ocean at dusk.

Cost: $10

Where:
Absecon Lighthouse
Atlantic City, NJ

More information

This year marks the official 93rd anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »

More information

The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
View map »


Website »

More information

A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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 »

More information

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

More information

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
View map »

More information

This interactive outdoor program focuses on creating a common bond with the natural world, building independence, stewardship skills and overall wellbeing. Topics include reptile and amphibian...

Cost: $25; $15, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
View map »


Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Christine Grove
Website »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles is for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States....

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Sponsor: Nat'l Marbles Tournament Committee
Telephone: 301-268-4238
Contact Name: Rick Mawhinney
Website »

More information

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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Dine in more than 25 of the area’s finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Cost: $30 + tax & tip.

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-707-7295
Website »

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Being comfortable in a social situation can ease the fear or awkwardness a child may feel. Topics include welcoming behaviors, eye contact, shaking hands, introducing yourself, responding when...

Cost: $80-$110

Where:
Hilltown Township
Hilltown, PA  18927


Sponsor: Your Charming Child~Etiquette Instruction
Telephone: 215-453-1432
Contact Name: Lisa Butowsky
Website »

More information

This year marks the official 93rd anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »

More information

The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
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Website »

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A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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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

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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
View map »

More information

This interactive outdoor program focuses on creating a common bond with the natural world, building independence, stewardship skills and overall wellbeing. Topics include reptile and amphibian...

Cost: $25; $15, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
View map »


Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Christine Grove
Website »

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Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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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
Website »

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Families can enjoy the museum’s exhibits, special programs and themed activities.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St.
Phila., PA  19103
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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...

Cost: $2; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum
.201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Bring a picnic for the family, then gather around the campfire and enjoy a nature program.

Cost: $1

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: (302) 655-5740

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Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles is for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States....

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Sponsor: Nat'l Marbles Tournament Committee
Telephone: 301-268-4238
Contact Name: Rick Mawhinney
Website »

More information

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 event offers a secure environment for your little ones to learn water and waterpark safety. All guests will be granted a reduced admission rate to stay at...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Funplex
3320-24 Route 38
Mt. Laurel, NJ  08054
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Sponsor: World Waterpark Association
Website »

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Dine in more than 25 of the area’s finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Cost: $30 + tax & tip.

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-707-7295
Website »

More information

Knowing how to communicate builds self-esteem and leadership ability. Kids will enjoy a craft, songs and games while learning proper greetings and introductions, conversation and ice breakers,...

Cost: $80-$110

Where:
Hilltown Township
Hilltown, PA  18927


Sponsor: Your Charming Child ~ Etiquette Instruction
Telephone: 215-453-1432
Contact Name: Lisa Butowsky
Website »

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C’est Bon Cajun Dance Band makes high energy dancehall music. It embraces women empowerment with its combination of female fiddlers, an accordionist, a guitarist and a bassist, all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Melissa Kuscin
Website »

More information

This year marks the official 93rd anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 who have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ringer Stadium
Wildwood Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »

More information

The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
View map »


Website »

More information

A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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 »

More information

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
View map »

More information

This interactive outdoor program focuses on creating a common bond with the natural world, building independence, stewardship skills and overall wellbeing. Topics include reptile and amphibian...

Cost: $25; $15, members.

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
View map »


Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
Telephone: 610-347-0347
Contact Name: Christine Grove
Website »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Enjoy animal stories read by the zoo's story-telling team.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

More information

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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

Dine in more than 25 of the area’s finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.

Cost: $30 + tax & tip.

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-707-7295
Website »

More information

Topics include conversation with parents and friends instead of staring at electronic devices at the table, learning place settings, identifying utensils and glassware, napkin placement/use,...

Cost: $90-$120

Where:
Bucks County Restaurant
Bucks County, PA


Sponsor: Your Charming Child
Telephone: 215-453-1432
Contact Name: Lisa Butowsky
Website »

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The original “Eddie & The Cruisers” multi-million-dollar recording artists play with special guests the Billy Walton Band.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
William Morrow Beach/Municipal Beach Park
Somers Point, NJ  08244

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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
View map »

More information

The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
View map »


Website »

More information

A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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

Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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 »

More information

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
View map »

More information

Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
View map »

More information

Join fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians. Each event is tailored to the changing seasons and complements the natural setting of the Arboretum. Storytime is held...

Cost: $17-$0

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Phila., PA  19118
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The market features fresh local produce, local honey, food, flowers, crafts, plus additional offerings like nutrition and wellness educators and yoga.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Shore Medical Center
Bay Ave.
Somers Point, NJ  08244
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View an array of spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own. This is an opportunity to see, show and talk about cars. Historic Smithville also offers...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Village Greene at Historic Smithville
615 East Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: The Village Greene at Historic Smithville
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Colonial Inn
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Celebration of Italian-American heritage with more than 40 authentic Italian-American food and merchandise vendors, kids’ games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, grape...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
Olde New Jersey Ave.
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: North Wildwood Recreation
Telephone: 609.522.2955
Contact Name: Steve DeHorsey
Website »

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30th Summer Concert Series every Sunday and Thursday evening June through August

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
Website »

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Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
Website »

More information

The festival’s 32nd Season, entitled "Strings and Keys: A Brahms Mini-Celebration" includes two weekends of four concerts June 16, 18, 23 and 25 at its new performance venue,...

Cost: $20, adults; $10, ages 17 & younger.

Where:
Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew
719 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, PA  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Chamber Music Festival
Telephone: 130-244-20572
Website »

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The pyrotechnics are visible from almost everywhere in the Wildwoods. Rain date is Sun. at 10pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pine Avenue Beach
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Authentic Italian-American foods, vendors, dancing, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, olive tree signings, raffles and live entertainment will take place all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
Olde New Jersey Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Website »

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The festival is filled with on-the-ground and in-the-air events, including balloon launches, monster trucks, remote-controlled plane demos, music, kids' activities, fireworks  and...

Cost: $12.50-$15, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
New Garden Flying Field
Toughkenamon, PA

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Help raise funds for those affected by Lyme disease during this kid-friendly tournament, with 14 categories for participants to win ttrophies. Registration includes an event T-shirt, chances to...

Cost: $25, boat.

Where:
Indian River Marina
Rehoboth Beach, DE


Sponsor: by Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva

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This year’s festival theme is all about comedy, with guest Silly Joe Sings.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Entertainment Garden
137 Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Don your best super-suit and get ready to run and enjoy games and entertainment in addition to the 5K. The race kicks off at 9am.

Cost: $34-$40

Where:
The Navy Yard
4747 S. Broad St. #120
Phila., PA
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Kids ages 3 to 13 are invited to join for upbeat songs, Bible study, games, crafts and lunch. There will be bouncy houses, face painting and relay races at this carnival-themed event.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dover Church of Christ
1156 S. Governors Ave.
Dover, DE  19901
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Join a day of fishing education and fun, including L.E.A.D. officers from the Gloucester Township police department, classes on safety procedures, proper bait and proper casting. A hotdog, chips...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dramesi Lake, Hider Lane Senior Center
1575 Hider Ln.
Laurel Springs, NJ  08021
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Sponsor: Gloucester Township Special Parents & Kids Network
Contact Name: Judy Guido

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Have you ever wanted to have breakfast with a beast? Join us for a hot breakfast in the zoo and enjoy the zoo to yourself before it opens to the public. Enjoy your breakfast as the animals get...

Cost: $12, members; $15, non-members

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7850 ext. 209
Website »

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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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Bring your pole and bait; prizes will be awarded. Hot dog lunch provided for participants, and will be available for purchase by adults.  roups are asked to pre-register. Meet at the pond...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963

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The fest features nearly 70 sea glass artists, joined by other coastal artists including decoy carvers and waterfowl artists. Vendors come from up and down the East Coast, and as far away as...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
43 Cape Henlopen Dr.
Lewes, DE
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Sponsor: Lewes Historical Society

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Join each month to we explore historic skills and trades with the "History at Work" demonstration series. This month, Rick Shuman demonstrates woodturning.

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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In honor of raspberries, Judi will prepare fresh raspberry jam in front of the market. See how easy is it to prepare your own at home.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA  19063
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The lights are turned up, the sound is lowered and kids can move and talk freely to stay comfortable. AMC Neshaminy 24, Bensalem,Pa 19020 215-396-8050 AMC Franklin Mills 14, Phila, Pa 19154...

Cost: $6

Where:
Participating AMC Theaters
, PA

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Visit the castle grounds for a children’s story hour. Bring a blanket and lunch.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fonthill Castle
East Court Street & Route 313
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Fonthill Castle
Telephone: 215-348-9461
Website »

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Led by museum educators, families will explore artist-in-residence Lanka Clayton’s exhibition, Object Temporarily Removed. This program takes its inspiration from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch St.
6th Floor Studio
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-561-8888
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Celebrate summer like the Swedish with food, drinks, homemade pastries, music, maypole dancing and kids’ crafts and games.

Cost: $12; $6, kids.

Where:
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Phila., PA  19145
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Each concert includes a master work from Johannes Brahms, as well as works from Schubert, Mozart, Stravinsky and more sprinkled throughout the four-performance series. An addition to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew
719 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Chamber Music Festival
Telephone: 302-442-0572
Website »

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Enjoy the crackling of the bonfire, gooey s’mores and campfire music as you celebrate the beginning of summer. After the campfire, set up a tent, watch the stars appear and fall asleep to...

Cost: $10, campfire; $20, overnight stay.

Where:
Bucks County Audubon Society
2877 Creamery Rd.
New Hope, PA  18938
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Sponsor: Bucks County Audubon Society
Telephone: 215-297-5880
Contact Name: Marissa Farra
Website »

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Enjoy performances by local and regional music, poetry and comedy acts. For the past 24 years, Café Improv has connected beginning and professional performers, and is...

Cost: $1-$2

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
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Discover the world of fireflies, or lightning bugs, which are neither flies nor bugs). Learn about their behavior and life cycle from an entomologist. The program begins just before dusk...

Cost: FREE

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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The whole family can join this crabbing tournament and barbecue. There are specific bodies of water that the blue crabs must be caught from as crabbers vie for the Largest Crab Contest Winner...

Cost: FREE

Where:
640 2nd St.
Somers Point, NJ

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More than 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest beach soccer tournament in the world. There is an entrance fee for participants.

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Wildwood Beaches
Between Spencer and Poplar Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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The market features fruit and vegetables, baked goods, plants, local honey, nuts, tea products, meats, cheeses, gourmet herb mixes, handmade soaps, salads, local wine and other handmade goods....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Wildwood
3501 Pacific Ave.
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-523-1602
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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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 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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Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and have invented ways to acclimate to dark conditions. Visiting In the Dark, guests experience and explore these mysteries...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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The exhibit area features real snow and a flurry of features, including the Snow Leopard Slope, a powder-covered incline that visitors can tube down; the Snow Zone, perfect for making snowball...

Cost: $10-$12; $8-$12, members.

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave.
Phila., PA  19104
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A 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine A 12-minute ride with Percy (Percy Package) Pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway Thomas & Friends Imagination...

Cost: $21+

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road

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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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Discover the interactions between insects and plants and solve simple physics challenges by playing mini-golf. Ride a bee bike, collect nectar, copy critter calls, investigate a food web pond,...

Cost: $18.95 and up

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19122
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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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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The family-friendly “Kingdom of Wheaton” comes to life with characters from folklore, fairy tales and fantasy. Strolling costumed characters, portraying historical and mythical...

Cost: $10, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Samantha Trembly
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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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Indulge in the area’s best frozen treats from local creameries and restaurants. There’ll also be live music; a kids’ zone with its own entertainment stage (get ready for a Frozen...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Rockwood Park
4651 Washington St. Extension
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Discover the joy and power of reading as you step inside your favorite storybooks in the newest temporary exhibit. Explore interactive scenes from seven timeless classics including The Tale...

Cost: $17

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA  19131
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Festivities include blueberry treats (think pie, muffins and jam), wagon rides around the farm, a blueberry pie eating contest, games and kids’ activities. There will be no U-pick.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
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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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The Lewis Carroll classic comes to life in a new version, with music by Ben Kapilow and audience participation. Show runs Sat., 11am-12noon & Sun., 12noon-1pm.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Media Theatre
104 E State St.
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 484-571-4939
Contact Name: Roger Ricker
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The neighborhood is filled with a variety of artists and exhibits featuring jewelry, glass, ceramics, mixed media, paintings, photography, wood and sculptures. While public transit is your best...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manayunk
4312 Main St.
Phila., PA
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On most weekend days throughout the summer, take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride up the Red Clay Valley to Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to...

Cost: $14, adults; $13, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad’s Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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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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Celebration of Italian-American heritage with more than 40 authentic Italian-American food and merchandise vendors, kids’ games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, grape...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
Olde New Jersey Ave.
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: North Wildwood Recreation
Telephone: 609.522.2955
Contact Name: Steve DeHorsey
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Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical shares the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. This new production is a reimagining of the Biblical...

Cost: $12 - $22

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-998-2292
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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Authentic Italian-American foods, vendors, dancing, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, olive tree signings, raffles and live entertainment will take place all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
Olde New Jersey Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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The festival is filled with on-the-ground and in-the-air events, including balloon launches, monster trucks, remote-controlled plane demos, music, kids' activities, fireworks  and...

Cost: $12.50-$15, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
New Garden Flying Field
Toughkenamon, PA

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Help raise funds for those affected by Lyme disease during this kid-friendly tournament, with 14 categories for participants to win ttrophies. Registration includes an event T-shirt, chances to...

Cost: $25, boat.

Where:
Indian River Marina
Rehoboth Beach, DE


Sponsor: by Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva

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