Weekend Planner: December 23, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Dec. 23- Dec. 25, 2015.

Season's greetings from your friends at MetroKids! We wish you and your family the happiest of holidays and a wonderful year ahead. 

 

 

 

 

Top Picks for This Weekend

Start this festive weekend off on the right track Fri. during Friday Night Lights at Philly’s Morris Arboretum. Families can revel in the season while they explore a railway scene rife with mini buildings, trains, colorful décor and light displays.

 

 

Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DESee history come to life Sun. at the FREE Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment at PA’s Washington Crossing Park, where families line the Delaware River to watch hundreds of re-enactors in Continental military garb, hear an inspiring speech and row replica boats along the water.

 

 

A full day of family fun is lined up Sun. at Philly’s National Museum of American Jewish History. During Being ___ at Christmas, families enjoy live music by kndie fave Alex and the Kaleidoscopes, face painting, balloon art, a game room, arts & crafts and interactive storytelling.

 

 

 

More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Murray the Elf and the Case of the Horrible Holly Heist at Ambler, PA's Act II Playhouse, through Dec. 28

FREE 12 Days of Christmas Movie Nights at Philly's Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, through Sun.

FREE Winter Wonderland at Cape May, NJ's Congress Hall, through Sun.

Recycled Makerspace at WIlmington, DE's Delaware Children's Museum, Fri.

Art After 5: Festival of Lights at Philly's Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fri.

FREE Battle of the Boards Basketball Tournament at Wildwood, NJ's Wildwoods Convention Center, Fri.

FREE Weekly Nature Exploration at Philly's Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Sat.

Chanukah On Ice at Voorhees, NJ's Flyers Skate Zone, Sat.; FREE Family Fun Day & Hanukkah Blast at Wynnewood, PA's Kaiserman JCC; and FREE Chanukah Wonderland Menorah Lighting at Ardmore, PA's Suburban Square, Sun.