Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: May 21-23

Performances, discussions, outdoor adventures and more
Photo By Annie Spratt On Unsplash

Photo By Annie Spratt On Unsplash

This weekend brings a mix of in-person and virtual activities to the Delaware Valley. Families can enjoy theater performances, nature walks, online discussions and more.

Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.
May 21, 6 p.m.; May 22, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.; May 23, 2 p.m.
Moorestown Theater Company Outdoor Theater, 1 W Main St., Moorestown, NJ 08057

The Moorestown Theater Company presents an outdoor production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. with multiple showings throughout the weekend. Buy tickets online or at the door.

Ball Toss & Moving Walks
May 21, 10-11 a.m. & 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; May 22, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. & 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Awbury Arboretum, 6336 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, PA 19138

Let’s Go Outdoors, a local organization committed to increasing the participation of minority groups in outdoor activities, is hosting multiple free walks for ages 3-12 at Awbury Arboretum. Kids will learn about the creek through engaging activities including ball tosses, hide and seek games and movement.

Piñata Making Class & Complimentary Margaritas for Mom
May 21, 4:30-6 p.m.
Primp & Play, 1520 Locust St., 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Kids will learn how to make their own piñata while moms enjoy a complimentary margarita and 10 percent off spa services at this spa and party space.

Mascs Off: Real Talks for Men and Boys
May 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

The Philadelphia Free Library’s One Book, One Library program is hosting an intergenerational online conversation for men and boys to discuss masculinity.

Adopt-a-Tree & Learn-to-Ride Workshop
May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Hackett Horatio B School, 2161 E York St., Philadelphia, PA 19125

The Friends of Hackett and Philly Tree People are inviting the public to adopt trees around the schoolyard and learn tree care techniques at this event. Kids will also enjoy a bicycle workshop.

Junior Scientist Virtual Workshop: Can a Turtle Change Its Shell?
May 22, 10-11:30 a.m. & 1-2:30 p.m.

This Saturday’s workshop as part of the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Junior Scientist Workshop Series is all about skeletons. Kids will learn about what vertebrates have in common, view specimens from the Academy and meet a vertebrate paleontology specialist.

Afternoon Picnic & Cartoons
May 22, 12-3 p.m.
Sunset Social, 129 S 30th St. Roof, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Sunset Social rooftop is hosting an afternoon of cartoons, lawn games, and picnic food every Saturday afternoon through the summer.

Measurement Rules
May 23-Sept. 5, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mercer Museum, 84 S Pine St., Doylestown, PA 18901

The Mercer Museum’s Measurement Rules exhibit for kids opens on Sunday. Created by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, the exhibit includes many hands-on activities for young children to learn the fundamentals of measurement.

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