Top Picks for This Weekend
Lace up your skates! Two FREE local rinks open for the season Fri. Philly’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest twinkles with light displays, a holiday tree, warming cabins and shopping. In Pennsauken Twp., NJ’s Cooper River Park, the Winterfest ice rink’s grand opening will include horse-drawn carriage rides, carnival rides, a tree lighting, giveaways and carols.
Dive into the wild world of magical animals depicted in kid-favorite books with a weekend of games, wand-making, take-home dragon eggs and close-up critter encounters during Wild Wizarding Weekend at Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences.
It’s a literal block party at the Center for Architecture & Design's FREE Constructing Play exhibit, open Fri. through Jan. 26 in Philly. Discover the history of popular playthings, track how the classics inspired today's toys, make a mini city & house and return each Sat.. for family workshops.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Glow Dance Party at Broomall, PA's Marple Sports Arena, Fri.
Festival of Trees at Timonium, MD's Maryland State Fairgrounds Cow Palace, Fri.-Sun.
FREE Wide Open Weekend at Millville, NJ's Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Fri.-Sun.
Gingerbread Architect Workshop at Philly's Center for Architecture & Design, Sat,
Steamin' Thanksgiving at Yorklyn, DE's Auburn Heights Preserve, Sat.
FREE Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at Philly's Dilworth Park, Sat.
FREE Children's Book Signing at Haverford, PA's Children's Book World, Sat.
Jingle Bell Turkey Trot at Doylestown, PA's Market at DelVal, Sat.