Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Feb. 25-27
Winter in Franklin Square and book events
This weekend’s activities include a story book concert, reading event and the last chance to enjoy Franklin Square’s winter celebration.
Through Feb. 25
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
This exhibition in the Print and Picture Collection at Parkway Central Library is all about the ocean. The library will have objects and information on display for all ages to learn about the mystery and importance of the sea.
Hot Cocoa Evening Hike
Feb. 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403
All ages are invited to go on an evening hike at Norristown Farm Park, learn facts about nocturnal animals and drink a cup of hot chocolate to stay warm.
Story Book Concert: Manuelo The Playing Mantis
Feb. 26, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Dr., Doylestown, PA 18902
This family-friendly concert will include both a cello performance and a reading of the book “Manuelo the Playing Mantis” about a music-loving praying mantis.
February Kids Club: Weaving
Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Tacony LAB Community Arts Center, 6918 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135
This weekend’s free kids’ art workshop at the Tacony LAB Community is all about weaving.
Read Across America
Feb. 26, 12-2 p.m.
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
This annual celebration is meant to inspire children of all ages to read. There will be a book fair, an animal meet and greet and a chance to see local authors.
Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Peter Wentz Farmstead, 2030 Shearer Rd., Lansdale, PA 19446
Learn all about maple sugaring from a local farmer. Participants will be able to tap the trees, collect the sap and create syrup.
Winter in Franklin Square
Through Feb. 28
Franklin Square, 200 N. Sixth St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Enjoy the last month of Franklin Square’s Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO. During the day, families can play winter-themed mini golf, ride the carousel to music and wander through the Snowy Silly Stroll. At night, the square will be filled with glistening lights and winter magic.