Weekend Planner: January 12, 2018

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Jan. 12, 2018-Jan. 15, 2018

Top Picks for This Weekend 

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Sat.-Mon. at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, where families enjoy film screenings, drum-and-dance performances, crafts, hip-hop and jazz workshops, a scavenger hunt and discussions.



Ever wanted to have a museum slumber party? You can do just that during the 40 Winks with the Sphinx program at Philly's Penn Museum Sat. You'll experience a flashlight expedition of the galleries, as well as games, crafts and a scavenger hunt. 




Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEBring the whole family to the Invention Convention, Sat.-Mon., at Wilmington, DE’s Hagley Museum to explore the creepy-crawly world of insects, meet scientists who study them, watch science shows and invent something of your own.




More Local Events the Kids Will Love

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

Second Saturday Sketch Workshop at Philly's Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sat.

Wildlife Survival Skills Program at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve, Sat.

FREE Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood, NJ's Wildwoods Convention Center, Sat.

Dinosaur Days at Philly's Academy of Natural Sciences, Sat.-Mon.

FREE Birthday Festival at Atlantic City, NJ's Absecon Lighthouse, Sun.

Beatles for Kids! at Ardmore, PA's Ardmore Music Hall, Sun.

FREE Family Sunday: The Content of Our Character at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Contemporary, Sun.

PECO Family Jams: Lava Flow Mosaics at Philly's Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, Sun.

Monday Mini Camps

MLK Day Camp at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo 

School Holiday Camp at New Hope, PA's Bucks County Audubon Society

School Day-Off Camp at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Museum of Natural History

Climbing Mini Camp at Maple Shade, NJ's Elite Climbing

Winter Break Camp at Chesterfield, NJ's Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center

Day-Off Camp: Rock Climbing at Philly's Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education


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