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

12-3pm

Come chill on the Hill with author of Skippyjon Jones, Judy Schachner. Bring your copy or buy one on site for signing!

www.odoodles.com

 

Mommy & Me Session

Awbury Arboretum

1 Awbury Rd.

September 7th

1-2pm

$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.

http://www.letsgooutdoors.net/Activity_Calendar.html

 

Garden Discovery Series: Sink or Float?

Morris Arboretum of UPenn

100 E. Northeastern Avenue

September 7th

11-3pm

Free with Admission-$16

Experience science and nature. Hypothesize and explore density, buoyancy as it connects to seeds, fruits, leaves and other fund stuff.

http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/events_family_fun.shtml

 

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.

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/09/05/local-2k-walk-to-benefit-prader-willi-research/

 

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.

Free!

http://www.phillybeekeepers.org/

 

 

PECO Family Jams: Visionary Works of Art

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

1020-1022 South Street

September 8th

12-4pm

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

http://www.phillymagicgardens.org/

 

Glow: Living Lights 

The Academy of Natural Sciences

Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

September 7 & 8

10am-5pm

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.

$13-15

http://www.ansp.org

 

 

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