Weekend Planner: February 19, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 19 - Feb. 21, 2016..

Top Picks for The Weekend

Come to Main Street in Manayunk to watch 17 string bands parade through town Sat. for Mummers Mardi Gras. The spectacle is FREE, but you can purchase a bracelet for access to face painting, pics with the bands and raffles.



Got a sweet tooth? You're in for a treat Sat. & Sun. Enjoy a baking contest and samples at DE's Wilmington Library Chocolate Festival, then indulge in goodies made by the pros at Kennett Square, PA's Chocolate Lovers Festival at Kennett High School.



Partake in all-ages festivities during the FREE Winter Faire at Mt. Laurel, NJ's Mt. Laurel Library on Sat., where wintry fun includes make-your-own snowflakes and 3D papercrafts, open play with snap circuits and the main-event indoor snowball fight.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo at Oaks, PA's Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Fri.-Sun.

Maker Day at Wilmington, DE's Hagley Museum, Sat.

FREE Maple Sugaring at Lambertville, NJ's Howell Living History Farm, Sat.

Family Terrariums: Miniature Worlds at Haverford, PA's Main Line Art Center, Sat.

"Witchhazel" Is Your Favorite? at Philly's Morris Arboretum, Sat.

Chinese New Year Celebration at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Art Museum, Sat. & FREE Lion Dance at Philly's Parkway Central Library. Sun.

African American Iconic Images Collection Trolley Tour at Philly's African American Museum in Philadelphia, Sun.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites at Philly's Merriam Theater, Sun.

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