Weekend Planner: April 24, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 24 - April 26, 2015.

Top Picks for this Weekend

The Philadelphia Science Festival is in full swing. One of many PSF events this weekend: the Smith Memorial Playground’s Mess Fest on Sat. Blast off fizzy rockets, make take-home slime and experiment with Mentos and Coke.


As we gear up for our party-themed May issue, the Delaware Children’s Museum celebrates its 5th Birthday Bash Fri. in Wilmington. Expect oversized games, crafts, dance parties and the fan-favorite soda geyser experiments.



Build your own day of fun Sat. & Sun. at Oaks, PA’s Greater Philadelphia Expo Center during Brick Fest Live, where Lego-loving families construct derby cars, make art on the brick wall of studs, create a mosaic and play mini-golf with Lego obstacles.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend at Philly’s Liacouras Center, through Sun.

Frog Slog Night Hike at Pennington, NJ’s Wargo Pond House, Fri.

Ice! Camera! Action! Annual Ice Show at Aston, PA’s Ice Works, Fri. through Sun.

FREE 26th Annual Civil War Reenactment at Bensalem, PA’s Neshaminy State Park, Sat. & Sun.

Main Line Talent Show at Rosemont, PA’s Rotwitt Theater at the McShain Performing Arts Center, Sat.

FREE Healthy Kids Day at participating YMCAs, Sat.

FREE Somers Point Bayfest along Somers Point, NJ’s Historic Bay Ave., Sat.

FREE Spring Into Nature: Animals & Amphibians on the Marsh at Wilmington, DE’s DuPont Environmental Education Center, Sat.

Storybook Ball at Philly’s Please Touch Museum, Sat. (pictured above)

FREE Sunday Family Workshop: Ice Cream Sunday at Philly’s Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Sun.


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