FEATURED EVENTS | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

FEATURED EVENTS

Science Carnival at The Franklin Institute

The 2019 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other—with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the entire family. Returning to the newly-renovated Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this finale event promises to be the ultimate daylong science extravaganza!
Dates: 
05/04/2019
10 - 4 pm
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Location:

222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
United States

Phone:

215-448-1397

Colebrookdale Railroad - Ride the Railroad with the Princesses!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Join the fun on board the Colebrookdale Princess train-our Carriage on Rails! Treat your special young one to a ride on the rails with their favorite princesses.
Dates: 
06/08/2019
10:00 AM; 1:00 PM; 4:00 PM
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Location:

64 S. Washington St. (station)
Boyertown, PA, 19512
United States

Phone:

(866) 289-4021

City Wide Star Party at Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Riverbend partners with the Philadelphia Science Festival to provide a night of science activities, star gazing and fun.
Dates: 
04/26/2019
6:30 -9:30 pm
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Location:

1950 Spring Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA, 19035
United States

Phone:

610.527.5234

Colebrookdale Railroad - Meet the Superheros on the Train!

Bam, krunch, pow, wham, smash, kapow! Join the fun on board the Colebrookdale Superhero Training!
Dates: 
04/27/2019
10:00 AM; 1:00 PM; 4:00 PM
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Location:

64 S. Washington St. (station)
Boyertown, PA, 19512
United States

Phone:

(866) 289-4021

The Philadelphia Orchestra - The Animated Orchestra: A Sensory-Friendly Concert

Marvel at the wonder of The Philadelphia Orchestra and all its instruments through the help of Ari, a playful ferret who’s full of shenanigans.
Dates: 
05/11/2019
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Location:

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA, 19102
United States

Phone:

+1 215-893-1999

Celebrate Earth Day with Some Painting - ARTrageous Brush & Flow

Aprill 22nd is Earth Day and the Earth without art is just Blah! Join us as we create art inspired by mother earth. No experience necessary. All materials and light refreshments will be provided.
Dates: 
04/21/2019
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
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Location:

6345 Germantown Ave,
Philadelphia, PA, 19144
United States

Phone:

267-592-7116

Spring Break at the Museum - Museum of the American Revolution

Each spring during the Revolutionary War, the armies shook the rust off and resupplied. Meanwhile, in Revolutionary Philadelphia, people rolled musket cartridges and sewed flags to supply the army. This spring break, band together to recreate their efforts with hands-on craft demonstrations at the Museum.
Dates: 
04/21/2019
04/22/2019
04/23/2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Location:

101 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

215.253.6731

Philly Celebrates Jazz | Leon Jordan, Sr. Presented by Jazz Bridge

As part of “Philly Celebrates Jazz,” the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy presents its third Neighborhood Jazz Series of FREE jazz concerts, dance lessons, film screenings and more throughout Philadelphia.
Dates: 
04/23/2019
6:00 p.m.
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Location:

705 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA, 19128-2106
United States

Phone:

215-685-2552

Sunset Toad Walk - Wissahickon Environmental Center

This hike coincides breeding season of some frogs including American toads. We will listen to the strange and often beautiful songs of these night singing amphibians.
Dates: 
04/26/2019
7:30 PM – 9 PM
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Location:

300 W Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19118
United States

Phone:

+1 215-685-9285

Naturepalooza: A Family Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day in the midst of a 340 acre forest. Take a hike to learn about pond ecology, participate in a fort-building competition, or make a science-based craft with our Nature Preschool. Naturepalooza occurs rain or shine and is in partnership with the Philadelphia Science Festival.
Dates: 
04/27/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Location:

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road,
Philadelphia, PA, 19128
United States

Phone:

215-482-7300

Easter Skate at Palace Roller Skating Center

Easter Skate Specials.
Dates: 
04/22/2019
See website, times vary.
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Organization:

Palace Roller Skating

Location:

11586 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19116-3032
United States

Phone:

215-698-8000

Citywide Star Party

People all across the Delaware Valley turn their eyes to the skies for a one-night-only citywide celebration of the cosmos! Join your friends and neighbors to stare at the stars, contemplate the constellations, and be amazed by astronomy—right in your own backyard. Local astronomers will bring dozens of telescopes to 25 stargazing sites across the region to educate and inspire us all to better understand our universe.
Dates: 
04/26/2019
7:30 PM – 10 PM
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Location:

8601 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA, 19153
United States

Phone:

215-365-3118

Earth Day Celebration - Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch, Free Library of Philadelphia

Earth Day is April 22nd! Come learn about the Earth and how you can protect it! There will be stories, games and crafts! Recommend for kids in grades K-12 and their caregivers, but siblings of other ages are welcome.
Dates: 
04/22/2019
4:00 p.m.
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Location:

5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Philadelphia, PA, 19143-3036
United States

Phone:

215-685-1973

Southwest Spring Fest!

Join us for a great weekend of family-friendly activities as we kick off our 2019 season! John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum and Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center will also hold fun events this weekend. A free shuttle bus will be available between Heinz, Cobbs Creek, and Bartram’s Garden and several community locations for both weekend days.
Dates: 
04/27/2019
04/28/2019
9 AM – 4 PM
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Location:

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA, 19143
United States

Phone:

215-365-3118

Amphibian Adventures at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

The setting sun and rising moon add magic to a stroll through the woods. Join us as we explore the natural world during the evening hours. We will listen to and look for spring peepers and wood frogs, and also see what other warm-weather treasures await us. Please bring a small flashlight.
Dates: 
05/03/2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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Location:

1635 River Rd
New Hope, PA, 18938
United States

Phone:

(215) 862-2924