Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: July 23-25
Christmas in July, nature walks and a hands-on history event
This weekend sees multiple Christmas in July celebrations, nature walks alongside goats, moths and bugs, a hands-on history event and more.
Story Stroll with the Philly Goats
July 24, 10 a.m.
Andorra Library, 705 East Cathedral Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19128
The Philly Goat Project’s three miniature Nigerian goats will be joining participants on a story stroll around the library.
Hands On History
July 24, 10 a.m.
Fort Mifflin, 6400 Hog Island Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19153
Children will have the chance to try their hands at the activities that soldiers did while off-duty including preserving the summer harvest, getting wool ready to turn into clothing, playing old-fashioned games and mending uniforms.
Build a Bug Hotel
July 24, 10-11:30 a.m.
Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403
Ages 6 and up are invited to learn about bugs, take a hike to search for creatures and create a bug hotel to put in their yard.
Kidpreneur Pop Up Shop
July 24, 2-6 p.m.
4610 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19139
Young small business owners ages 6-17 will be promoting and selling their art, jewelry, clothing and more.
Nature at Night Hike
July 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
Celebrate National Moth Week on a nighttime hike of the Elmwood Park Zoo where participants will take a close look at these nocturnal insects.
Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story” In Concert
July 24, 8 p.m.
Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131
The Philadelphia Orchestra will provide live music for this showing of “Toy Story.”
Christmas in July
Chestnut Hill, 8514 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118
Celebrate Christmas very early by visiting Philadelphia’s Garden District this weekend. Kids may even catch a glimpse of Santa Claus on Saturday afternoon.
Christmas in July Luau Party
July 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
50 Linwood Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003
Ardmore is also celebrating Christmas in July with a luau party that will include music, crafts, games and photos with Santa.