Top Picks for This Weekend
The Oval, one of Philly's buzziest green spaces, opens Thurs. through Aug. 20. The park on Ben Franklin Parkway features FREE family events, mini golf, a maze, fun installations, movie nights and themed days for kids.
Ho, ho, ho! 'Tis the season to celebrate Christmas in July on Sat. at Chalfont, PA's Byer's Choice Ltd. The halls are decked with FREE festivities, including a “snowstorm,” a screening of Frosty the Snowman and singing reindeer.
While you're at the Delaware State Fair, through July 29 at Harrington, DE's Fairgrounds, don't miss Prehistoric Dinosaur Adventures, a walk-through museum that'll put you a little too close to T. rex and other beastly behemoths.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
FREE Skate Wilmington at Wilmington, DE's Skating Club of Wilmington, through Sun.
Kidchella Music Festival: The Not-Its & Chibi Kodama at Philly's Smith Memorial Playground, Fri.
FREE Islamic Heritage Festival at Philly's Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Sat.
Science Saturday: Wild About Water Power at Wilmington, DE's Hagley Museum, Sat.
Jurassic Park in Concert at Philly's Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Sat.
Teen Photo Workshop at Philly's Laurel Hill Cemetery, Sat.
Night Hike and Campfire at Gladwyne, PA's Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Sat.
FREE South Jersey Caribbean Festival at Camden, NJ's Wiggins Park, Sat.
Storybook Celebration at Camden, NJ's Camden Children's Garden, Sat. & Sun.
Summer Splash at Hockessin, DE's Mt. Cuba Center, Sun.