Weekend Planner: February 24, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 24, 2017- Feb. 26, 2017

Top Picks for This Weekend

Few pairings are as timeless and tasty as pancakes and syrup. Find out how the sweet topping in this duo is made during five festivals that put kids right in the process of turning sap to syrup. Here’s a taste of what you’ll experience: Enjoy an all-you-can-eat meal after the hands-on fun at Tyler Arboretum’s Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration Sat. in Media, PA. On Sun., sample pure maple syrup and compare it to commercial varieties during Sugar Maple Trees at E. Norriton, PA’s Norristown Farm Park. And visit tapped trees to see the process step by step, followed by sweet snacks during the Maple Sugaring Festival at Philly’s Wissahickon Environmental Center.



Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEFly into the world of Neverland as youth circus performers lead viewers on a journey to the place before Peter Pan arrives. From Fri.-Sun., you'll encounter acrobatics, suspense, a mad pirate queen and other surprises during Neverland: Origins Youth Circus Soiree at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.



All aboard! Families ride the "Festival Express" during the Hockessin Art Festival Fri.-Sun. at Hockessin, DE’s Memorial Hall. You’ll join more than 25 local artists who display and sell exclusive sculptures, watercolors, prints, mosaics and pastels. 



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Pajama Party Yoga at Chadds Ford, PA's Underground Yoga at Transcend, Fri.

Scout Day: Reptiles and Amphibians at Philly's Academy of Natural Sciences and Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sat.

Sharing Roots: Film Screening at Wilmington, DE's Delaware History Museum, Sat.

Jr. Engineers at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Children's Museum, Sat.

International Polar Bear Day at Point Pleasant Beach, NJ's Jenkinson's Aquarium, Sat.

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

Celebration of African Cultures at Philly's Penn Museum, Sat.

Pennsylvania Ballet Choreography Workshop at Philly's Prince Theater , Sat.

Read and Explore: Fur, Feathers, Fluff: Keeping Warm in Princeton, NJ's Terhune Orchards, Sat.

Owl Prowl at Medford, NJ's Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, Sat.

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