Weekend Planner: May 8, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for May 8 - May 10, 2015.

Top Picks for this Weekend

Looking for a refresher course before the June release of Jurassic World? Head to Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences Sat. for the Jurassic Park Movie Marathon and the Dinosaur Dance Party with the 10-foot-long Tracy the Triceratops. (Photo credit: Mike Servedio/ANSP)


Keep your eyes on the skies Sat. & Sun. at NJ’s Millville Airport during the Millville Wheels & Wings Airshow as the Air Force Thunderbirds, Golden Knights Parachute Team, modern jets and military airplanes impress with aerial performances and demos.


Come to Wizard World Comic Con, Thurs.-Sun. at Philly’s Pennsylvania Convention Center, dressed in your cosplay best to enter contests, meet-and-greet favorite actors and comic book artists and celebrate favorite geek fandoms, comics, games and series.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Children’s Festival at NJ’s Historic Smithville & Village Greene, Sat.

FREE Heritage Day at Millsboro, DE’s Nanticoke Indian Museum, Sat.

Murder Mystery Train at Wilmington, DE’s Wilmington & Western Railroad, Fri.

Philadelphia International Children’s Festival at Philly’s Annenberg Center Live, Thurs.-Sat.

FREE Princess Tea Party at DE’s Laurel Public Library, Sat.

Public Safety Appreciation Day at W. Berlin, NJ’s Sahara Sam’s Oasis, Fri.; and FREE Public Safety Awareness Day and Bike Rodeo at Camden, NJ’s Von Nieda Park, Sat.

FREE Wilmington Flower Market at Wilmington, DE’s Rockford Park, Thurs.-Sat.

FREE Art Star Craft Bazaar at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Sat. & Sun.

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Festival at Camden, NJ’s Camden Children’s Garden, Sat. & Sun.

FREE Copeland Maritime Center Grand Opening Festival at Wilmington, DE’s Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard, Sun.


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