Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Jan. 14-16
Winter fun and a lot of dinosaurs
Enjoy winter fun including a firepit and ice skating as well as multiple dinosaur-themed events this weekend.
Family Fireside Fun
January 14, 5:30-7 p.m.
Schiff Natural Lands Trust & Schiff Nature Preserve, 339 Pleasant Valley Rd., Mendham, NJ 07945
Join other nature-loving families at a firepit, listening to stories of creatures, playing animal trivia and roasting marshmallows.
Drop Off Movie Night for Kids
January 14, 6-8:30 p.m.
Primp & Play, 1520 Locust St. 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Drop your kids off to watch a movie, make crafts and enjoy a fun snack at Primp & Play.
Dino & Dragon Stroll
The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, PA 19456
Kids will be thrilled to get up close to life-like and life-size dinosaurs and dragons at this one-of-a-kind event featuring both types of fascinating creatures that’s coming to the Philadelphia area this weekend.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
There’s yet another dinosaur-themed event coming to Philadelphia this weekend. Jurassic Quest is the largest and most realistic dinosaur event. Get the chance to look at over 70 life-like dinosaurs of all ages and take a family photo against a dinosaur backdrop.
January 15, 2-3 p.m.
Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403
Learn about all the top predators in Pennsylvania from a local park ranger. This educational event for all ages will include information about where predators live and eat as well as a chance to touch animal artifacts.
January 15, 2-4 p.m.
Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
Kids are invited to wear costumes and skate with their favorite superheroes on the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink at Dilworth Park this Saturday.
‘The Wizard of Oz’ Educational Exhibit
Through January 16
Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131
The Please Touch Museum’s exhibit on the classic family movie “The Wizard of Oz” is open through Jan. 16. Creating your own tornado, climbing a bouldering wall and viewing a pair of Dorothy’s ruby slippers are only a few of the hands-on, all-ages experiences at this exhibit.
Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
Through January 17
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Here is your last chance to catch the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Permian Monsters exhibit. Learn about what the world looked like before the dinosaurs through artwork, fossils and accurate models of moving beasts.