Weekend Planner: August 7, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Aug. 7 - Aug. 9, 2015.

Top Picks for This Weekend

Mon. is National S'mores Day! Roast the melty treats during the S'mores Day Celebrationat New Hope, PA's Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Fri and FREE S'mores and More at Gladwyne, PA's Riverbend Environmental Education Center on Sun.

 

Pin on your wings for the Butterfly Festival at Pennington, NJ's Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve on Sat. Kids can see colorful insect exhibits and view the festivities from a tethered hot-air balloon.

 

Crawl over to the annual Bug Fest at Philly's Academy of Natural Sciences Sat.-Sun. to get an up-close look at live insects (and taste a few), watch a cockroach race and learn how to cook the critters.

 

 

More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Montgomery County 4H Fair at Collegeville, PA's 4H Building Creamery, Thurs.-Sat.

FREE National Lighthouse Day at Cape May Point, NJ's Cape May Lighthouse, Fri.

Peach Fests at Linvilla OrchardsMilburn OrchardsOasis Family Farm & Shady Brook Farm, Sat.-Sun.

FREE Sculpture Zoo at Philly's Rittenhouse Square, Sat.

Kidgits Little Planet Helpers at Philly's Philadelphia Mills, Sat.

Harmony Hike at Newark, DE's White Clay Creek State Park, Sat.

FREE Living History Encampment at Smithville, NJ's Village Greene, Sat.-Sun.

FREE Kids' Lit Mini Fest at Philly's Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Sun.

FREE Sunday Studio at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Art Museum, Sun.

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