Weekend Planner: January 20, 2017


Top Picks for This Weekend

Ring in the Year of the Rooster a week early with themed festivals this weekend. Philly’s Penn Museum hosts the Chinese New Year Celebration Sat., where families can dive right into the culture via music, zodiac tours, calligraphy workshops, martial-arts demos and the grand-finale Lion Dance and Parade. Also in Philly, visit the Parkway Central Library for a FREE Sundays on Stage: Lion Dance performance by Dance China New York.



Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEDads, treat your favorite girl to a Father-Daughter Date Night on Sat. filled with fun and quality time spent together. You'll make memories during a dance party, games, music and photo opportunities at Norristown, PA’s Elmwood Park Zoo.



The award-winning kid-lit fave Elephant and Piggie comes to life Sat. at Philly’s Merriam Theater in a musical that follows the duo's adventures, with plenty of catchy tunes & plot twists along the way, plus answers to questions like, should you share your ice cream? and how can two friends play with one toy?



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Owl Prowl and Night Hike at New Hope, PA's Bucks County Audubon Society, Fri.

Career and Animal Science Workshop: Animal Training at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sat.

Reconsidering Roots Family Program at Wilmington, DE's Delaware History Museum, Sat.

Princess and Pirate Skate at Philly's Rothman Ice Rink, Sat.

FREE Winterfest at Ardmore, PA's Suburban Square, Sat.

Lolly & YoYo perform at Philly's World Cafe Live, Sat.

Winter Wonder Walk at Churchville, PA's Churchville Nature Center, Sun.

Cross-Country Ski Adventure at E. Norriton, PA's Norristown Farm Park, Sun.

FREE Family Arts Academy: The Lighter Side at Philly's Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Sun.

Geocaching Workshop at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve, Sun.


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