Weekend Planner: March 24, 2017

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

Top Picks for This Weekend

The weather may be slow to catch on, but spring is here! Celebrate longer days and sunny weather with outdoor adventures Sat. Whether your family loves to dig in dirt, spot critters, bird watch or explore nature, there’s plenty to do. Gladwyne, PA’s Riverbend Environmental Education Center hosts Birding and Bagels: Bird-Watching Basics, where you’ll learn tips and tricks of the hobby. Or enjoy storytime and plant seeds during Read and Explore: Getting Ready for Spring at Princeton, NJ’s Terhune Orchards.


Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DELong week? Treat the whole family to good, old-fashioned playground fun with a twist on Sat. The aptly named Play-a-Palooza at Philly’s Smith Memorial Playground boasts carnival games, nature exploration, ways to get creative and a farm truck.



Celebrate the statewide Maker Day Sat. with FREE interactive programming that puts science and tech fun right in kids’ hands. Unleash your inventive side during Maker Faire at Westampton, NJ’s Burlington County Library with DIY projects and demos and meet local entrepreneurs who are a part of the “maker movement.”


More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Mad Hatter Tea Party at Cherry Hill, NJ's Cherry Hill Mall, Sat.

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

Science Saturday: Egg Scramble at Wilmington, DE’s Hagley Museum, Sat.

Boy Scout and Cub Scout Day at Philly's National Constitution Center, Sat.

Watson Adventures' Wizard School Scavenger Hunt at Philly's Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sat.

Beginning Geocaching at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve, Sat.

Hoops Madness Basketball Tournament at Philly's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Sat.

FREE Star Party at Laurel, DE's Trap Pond State Park, Sat.

Comics and Cosplay Day at Philly's Trinity Center for Urban Life, Sat.

FREE Lego Printing Workshop at Millville, NJ's Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Sat.

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