Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Nov. 12-14
There’s a wide variety of fun activities happening this weekend. From game nights to park clean-ups to an early holiday flea market, your whole family will have plenty to do.
Let’s Make a Vision Board
November 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Logan Library, 1333 Wagner Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19141
All ages are welcome at this crafting event at Logan Library. Participants will cut out images from magazines and create vision boards for their future.
Family Game Night at Haddon Square
November 12, 7-10 p.m.
51 Haddon Ave., Haddon Township, NJ 08108
Love Your Park Fall Service Day
November 13, all day
This Saturday is the annual Love Your Park Day, featuring volunteer opportunities in parks across the whole city. Kids are welcome to come help clean up and celebrate their local neighborhood green spaces.
How Do Trees Get Ready for Winter?
Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-noon
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Join botanists from the Academy of Natural Sciences to learn how trees prepare themselves for the winter and participate in a chemistry experiment.
Kids’ Craft & Holiday Flea Market
Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
118 Creek Rd., Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Explore handmade treasures from young entrepreneurs in grades K-12 at this holiday craft and flea market.
Yokai Family Weekend
November 13 & 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr. & Horticultural Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19131
Fairmount Park’s Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is hosting a weekend-long family-friendly event exploring supernatural creatures and spirits from Japanese folklore. Participants will participate in a scavenger hunt, listen to stories and make spooky origami crafts. If you dress up, you’ll get free admission passes to visit Shofuso next year!
Storytelling Through Music
Nov. 13, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Celebrate music and storytelling at this interactive concert that will include family-friendly games and performances.
Kids’ Wellness Day
November 13, 3 p.m.
Children’s Department at Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
All are welcome at this free multigenerational outdoor event. Join the library and author Stacey Woodson, MS, RD, LDN for an afternoon of food, reading, movement cooking and activities. Attendees will be able to purchase a copy of Woodson’s book Delicious and Nutritious: The Princess of Picky Eating Tries New Foods and get it signed by the office.