Enjoy fun winter activities this weekend and the much-anticipated opening of the Harry Potter exhibition at the Franklin Institute.
Harry Potter: The Exhibition
Feb. 18-Sept. 18
The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
The much-anticipated Harry Potter exhibition opens at The Franklin Institute on Feb. 18. This remarkable experience will include chances to look at authentic props and original costumes from the movies and engage with magical environments and installations.
Kids Night Out! Painting In Pajamas
Feb. 18, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
ARTrageous Brush & Flow, 6345 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144
Enjoy a night of painting, fun, games, dinner and snacks at ARTrageous Brush and Flow. Make sure to come dressed in your coziest pajamas!
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
Elmwood Park Zoo is hosting their second annual Winterfest Weekend. There will be winter-themed activities, an ice slide, special treats and opportunities to chat with animal ambassadors.
February Kids Club: Cat Pillows
Feb. 19, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Tacony LAB Community Arts Center, 6918 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135
Kids will have the chance to make cat pillows at this free art workshop hosted by the Tacony LAB Community Arts Center.
Feb. 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Peter Wentz Farmstead, 2030 Shearer Rd., Lansdale, PA 19446
Let’s Try New Foods with Author Stacey Woodson!
Feb. 19, 11 a.m.
Children’s Department at Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Children’s Department at Parkway Central Library is hosting a family wellness event to celebrate Black History Month. Local author Stacey Woodson will read aloud from her book “Princess of Picky Eating” and there will be accompanying activities.
CSI: Critter Scene Investigation
Feb. 19, 1-3 p.m.
Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville, PA 18966
Become a nature detective at this Churchville Nature Center program where kids will search for clues to find out what animal committed a critter crime.
Nature Kids: Maple Sugaring
Feb. 20, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
Echo Hill Park, 42 Lilac Drive, Flemington, NJ 08822
Experience the tradition of tapping maple trees. Kids ages 4-8 can learn how to identify a maple tree, tap the tree, what a sugar shack is and how to use an evaporator. The program will also include a story time, nature walk and craft.