Parkway Pals | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

Parkway Pals

*The event has already taken place on this date: Wed, 08/21/2019
Young parkgoers are invited to Sister Cities Park for the return of Parkway Pals starting June 3 through August 21! Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, a pack of Parkway institutions will lead a variety of educational programming. Laughter and learning will be the main focus during this free series.

The weekly lineup includes:


Story Art (10:30 a.m.): Stop by for storytime with the Free Library of Philadelphia, followed by nature-inspired acitivies from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.

Art in the Park (11:30 a.m.): Preview the Philadelphia Museum of Art's summer family festival, Art Splash, with a hands-on collage activity.


Woven Together (10:30 a.m.): The Fabric Workshop Museum will present engaging textile, craft and hands-on activities inspired by the museum's current exhibit, Sonya Clark: Monumental Cloth, The Flag We Should Know.

Nature in the Park (11:30 a.m.): Join the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University this summer for exciting natural science activities. Young scientists will go wild with fun games, experiments and unique activities involving animals, bugs and dinosaurs!


Grow Up Green (10:30 a.m.): Outdoor play inspires a greater connection to the outdoor world. Each week's activity will be introduced by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation staff. Children ages 3 and over are encouraged to attend.

Young Science Hour (11:30 a.m.): Discover how science is all around us with The Franklin Institute. This summer, there will be unique demonstrations, experiments and hands-on activities all about space, robotics, the earth and more!

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Sister Cities Park


18th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
United States


Contact name: 
Giavana Suraci
The event has already taken place on this date: 
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.