Local Weekend Picks: Stories, Nature, Walk & Science
Skippyjon Jones Book Signing & Reading
O’Doodle’s Toy Store
8532 Germantown Ave & 5 East Highland Ave.
Come chill on the Hill with author of Skippyjon Jones, Judy Schachner. Bring your copy or buy one on site for signing!
Mommy & Me Session
1 Awbury Rd.
$1-5 per person
Enjoy a guided nature walk, arts & crafts, games or gifts with your young one. This month’s activity is centered around Orienteering.
Garden Discovery Series: Sink or Float?
Morris Arboretum of UPenn
100 E. Northeastern Avenue
Free with Admission-$16
Experience science and nature. Hypothesize and explore density, buoyancy as it connects to seeds, fruits, leaves and other fund stuff.
One Small Step Walk for Prader-Willi Syndrome
September 7, 2013 10:30-1:00
Norristown Farm Park (The Pavillion Area)
2K walk, followed by a healthy lunch, a basket raffle, live entertainment and lots of fun kids activities.
Downtown Family Fun: Honey, Art & Lights
2013 Philadelphia Honey Festival
Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
Enjoy local honey and local artisanal bee-based products. BYO picnic and blankets for the comforts of home within the gates of Philly’s historic sites: The Wagner Free Institute of Science; Wyck House; Bartram Gardents.
PECO Family Jams: Visionary Works of Art
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
1020-1022 South Street
Become a visionary artist! Using recycled and refurbished materials you can express yourself through a variety of hands-on workshops and enjoy a free tour, at this one of a kind family-friendly program.
Free w/ Admission
$7 adults/$3 Children 6-12/Free 5 and under
Glow: Living Lights
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
September 7 & 8
Fireflies, glow worms, and other interesting creatures of land and sea that light up the dark. Enjoy videos, examine specimens, explore models and hands-on demos.