East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday

East Passyunk Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday

'Halloween Family Fun In East Passyunk' Come on out to East Passyunk with the kids to enjoy the many fun Halloween activities on Saturday, October 28 from 11 am to 4 pm! Kids will be able to decorate pumpkins, Halloween-themed create arts and crafts, participate in a costume contest, enjoy treats, listen to live music and much more. (All activities at The Singing Fountain (East Passyunk & Tasker) unless otherwise noted.) Also along the avenue, festival-goers will find a craft show … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Zoo – Things to do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia - America's First Zoo

'America's First Zoo'  The Philadelphia Zoo is located on the west bank of the Schuylkill River and is part of the Fairmount Park section in Philadelphia. The Zoo is one of the premier zoos in the world for breeding animals that have been found difficult to breed in captivity. History of Philadelphia Zoo The Philadelphia Zoo, the nation's oldest zoo, was chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on March 21, 1859, but the Civil War delayed its opening until July 1, 1874. The Frank … [Read more...]

Young Rembrandts – The Power of Drawing with Kids

Young Rembrandts in Philadelphia

'Kids Having Structure While Having Fun' Young Rembrandts is an award winning art enrichment program that has given the power of drawing to thousands of young artists. These types of classes are done at schools such as public schools, charter schools, private, and pre-school schools throughout Philadelphia. You can also find them at recreational centers, kids gyms, museums, parks, education centers and special events. History Young Rembrandts was founded by Bette Fetter in 1988 who first … [Read more...]

Dead Sea Scrolls at the Franklin Institute

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit at the Franklin Institute

Dead Sea Scrolls at the Franklin Institute '3,000 + Years of Fascinating Ancient Artifacts' Are you intrigued and fascinated by ancient history and artifacts? The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times exhibit has arrived at the Franklin Institute. Dead Sea Scrolls Atmosphere & Experience This fascinating exhibit of the Dead Sea Scrolls shares with you the stories of the past from ancient times, to include remains of numerous ancient homes, cosmetics and jewelry, money, art … [Read more...]

The Harlem Globetrotters Visit Philadelphia

Harlem Globtrotters in Philadelphia - basketball in Philadelphia

The Harlem Globetrotters Visit Philadelphia 'Skilled and Talented Basketball Players'  The Harlem Globetrotters, which bring excitement to the crowd, visit Philadelphia on March 11 for two shows. This one day event will be a lot of fun for families of all ages. History of the Harlem Globetrotters The Harlem Globetrotters were founded in 1926 by a group of basketball players that grew up from the south side of Chicago, most of who attended Wendell Phillips High School. The same high … [Read more...]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Come to Philadelphia

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey in Philadelphia

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Come to Philadelphia "The Dragons Show - The Greatest Show On Earth®" The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show is coming to Philadelphia and will be held at the Wells Fargo Center. Talk about excitement for both kids and adults. History of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey was founded in 1907, when the Ringling brothers purchased the Barnum & Bailey Circus. But both circuses still operated … [Read more...]

Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia – Museums in Philadelphia

Courtesy of Please Touch Museum - City Capers Exhibit - Museums in Philadelphia

'Where the Kids Take Charge' Please Touch Museum is an interactive children's museum in Fairmount Park. This type of museum in Philadelphia is where you can let your kid(s) loose for hours of fun and enjoyment and actually have fun with them. History of the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia The Please Touch Museum originally opened in 1976 and has been in several different areas since then. On February 14th, 2005, the museum received an 80 year old lease to move into the Memorial Hall … [Read more...]