this weekend: NW & downtown!

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Local Weekend Picks:  Stories, Nature, Walk & Science


Skippyjon Jones Book Signing & Reading

O’Doodle’s Toy Store

8532 Germantown Ave & 5 East Highland Ave.

Chestnut Hill

September 8th


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

Awbury Arboretum

1 Awbury Rd.

September 7th


$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

September 7th


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

September 6-8th

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

September 8th


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

Drexel University

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.




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