Free fun + a shining sun!

It's supposed to be a beautiful weekend (and we sure paid for it this week!). Get out there and have some family fun!

Philly & the 'burbs

This Saturday, take FREE 15-minute drama & dance classes, and enjoy FREE scavenger hunts, face-painting, arts & crafts and refreshments, compliments of various local businesses during Kids on 2nd Street in Philadelphia.


Hop to It! T-Shirt Design Contest
Do you have a budding artist in the family? In celebration of its new pond, Bowman's Hill Wildlife Preserve in New Hope, PA invites kids in PreK-Grade 3 to enter a t-shirt design contest, and the winning design will be produced as a t-shirt for sale in the Preserve's gift shop!

Rock out at the Kids Music Festival at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Glenside.

Walk for autism awareness and enjoy face painting, games and visits from Sesame Street characters at Variety's 7th Annual AWARE Walk at Plymouth Meeting Mall.

South Jersey

This weekend, start celebrating Easter at the Berlin Farmer's Market. Enter Peeps and jelly bean counting contests and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny.

Taste all-American cuisine from the Silver Diner during Food Around the World at the Garden Sate Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill.

Head to Terhune Orchards in Princeton next week for the Read & Explore Program, where kids can learn about gardening and take seeds to plant at home for just $5.


The Siegel JCC in Wilmington hosts a FREE Camp Carnival, where you can watch a performance by Silly Joe, jump on a moonbounce, enjoy face painting, a climbing wall, free food, raffles & a matzah factory activity.

The Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington offers FREE ADMISSION all weekend in celebration of spring! Enjoy live entertainment, games, activities & crafts.

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Categories: FYI, Weekend Planner