Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Feb. 11-13
Valentine's Day celebrations and local art workshops
This weekend, get ready for Valentine’s Day and enjoy fun art workshops.
Black Inventors Challenge with LEAP
Feb. 11, 4 p.m.
Haddington Library, 446 N 65th St., Philadelphia, PA 19151
Haddington Library’s after school program will explore known and unknown Black inventors this Friday.
February Kids Club: Handprinted Valentine Cards
Feb. 12, 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 handprinted cards just in time for Valentine’s Day at this free workshop.
Animal Tracks and Signs
Feb. 12, 10 a.m.
Green Lane Park, 2144 Snyder Road, Green Lane, PA 18054
Kids ages 8 and older are invited to join Green Lane Park on a search for signs of wildlife that are not often seen but nonetheless very active during the winter.
Plant a Valentine
Feb. 12, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA 19333
Kids ages 6-9 will be able to create botanical Valentine gifts and learn about making new plants from the old. Participants will explore methods for stem and leaf cuttings and seed sowing at this event.
Learning through the Arts: Julian Francis Abele
Feb. 12, 1:45-3 p.m. & 3:30-4:45 p.m.
African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
This weekend’s youth program at the African American Museum in Philadelphia will be an exploration into the work of Julian Francis Abele, a prominent African-American architect. Kids will have the chance to design their own museum and learn elements of architectural design at this drop-in workshop.
S’more to Love in Merchantville
Feb. 12, 6-8 p.m.
Chestnut Ave. & Park Ave., Merchantville, NJ 08109
This evening of fun in downtown Merchantville will include tasty treats, shopping, s’mores, a Valentine’s Day craft and a showing of Lady and the Tramp.
Mommy & Me Artsy Tea
Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Primp and Play, 1520 Locust St. 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Enjoy painting flower pots, sipping tea and nibbling sweet treats at this Mommy & Me Artsy Tea event hosted by Primp & Play. Also includes a manicure for kids and a keratin treatment for adults.
The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays Music of the Beatles for Kids
Feb. 13, 12 p.m.
Brooklyn Bowl, 1009 Canal St., Philadelphia, PA 19123
The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series, will be performing songs by the Beatles for kids at Philadelphia’s new Brooklyn Bowl venue.