April 20, 2013
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1. Use several layers under your mulch as a weed barrier.
Where: North Light Community Center
175 Green Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19127When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Kids, FamiliesHow: Parking available in St. Mary's lot on Carson Street.Cost: FREEFor more info: For more information, call 215-483-4800.
Where: The Carnival will take place in the following location--Aviator Park, on 20th Street (between Race and Winter Streets), on Winter Street (between 20th and 21st), on 21st Street (between the Parkway and Winter Streets) and on the Outer Drive of the Ben Franklin Parkway (between 20th and 22nd Streets).When: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Kids, Teens, AdultsHow: We encourage you to take public transportation as roads will be closed around the Carnival site, which may lead to traffic. The event is a short walk from Suburban Station and easily accessed from 30th Street Station.Cost: FREE
The 11 Big Bugs on display will be: 3 Big Ants, 1 Praying Mantis, 1 Dragon Fly, 1 Damsel Fly, 1 Spider with web, 1 Assassin Bug, 1 XL Lady Bug, 1 Grasshopper, and 1 Daddy Long-Legs.*
Where: Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (April-October: Weekends until 5:00PM; June-August: Thursdays Open Until 8:30PM)Who: Children, Teens, AdultsHow: *Visitors will have to explore the entire Morris Arboretum garden to discover them all. The bugs are designed to awe and to educate, reminding us in a big way about the vital role that insects play in the environment, and of their diversity. The Big Bugs by David Rogers exhibit it made possible by the Madeleine K. Butcher Endowment.Cost: FREE with admission.
Members, PennCard holders & Children under 3 - Free; Youth (3-17 years), Student and Active Military (must have ID) - $7.00; Adult - $16.00; Senior (65+ years) - $14.00.
Hike, Bike, or SEPTA - $7.00 (Kids:$3)
Where: Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
Philadelphia,PA 19102When: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: Geared towards ages 5 - 10.How: Registration is required, either online or in person at the event.Cost: FREE
This week's theme is Terrific Terrariums. If you could make your own world, what would it look like? Terrariums are a popular way of creating self-contained little ecosystems using natural and artificial materials. Learn to create one of these intricate, dreamlike worlds and even sculpt fanciful little inhabitants to live inside your environment.
Where: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: N/ACost: FREE for students and families in the School District of Philadelphia and Charter Schools. Children 12 and under are free with adult general admission.
Where: Smith Memorial Playground
33rd and Oxford Streets
(just above Kelly Drive)
Click HERE for directions.When: 10:00 AMWho: Children 5 and under along with their adult.How: N/ACost: This program is free, but advanced registration is preferred.RSVP by the Monday before the Play Group with your name and child’s age to [email protected] or call (215)765.4325×101.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130When: 8:45 PMWho: Appropriate for the whole family or some quality adult time!How: N/ACost: Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission.
Where: Parents with small babies in tow.When: 2:00 PMWho: Bryn Mawr Film Institute 824 W. Lancaster Ave. Bryn Mawr, PA 19010How: Admission required.Cost: Tickets are $7 or $5 for BMFI Members. Babies are FREE.
It is recommended that small children wear some head protection when they skate. It can be a hat or a helmet (bicycle or hockey). Gloves or mittens are required for younger skaters.
Where: Wissahickon Skating Club
550 West Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129When: 8:30 PM - 10:30 PMWho: Kids, Teens, FamiliesHow: N/ACost: Admission - $9.00
Guest Card - $1.00
Skate Rental - $3.00
We are fortunate to have so many branches of the Free Library in the city. Our local branches provide many wonderful recurring programs on a weekly basis. While we are happy to add special event programs to our calendar, you'll find your local library's recurring story times below:
WHAT A GREAT IDEA. NO MORE TWIST TIES OR RUBBER BANDS. This method is WATER PROOF AND AIR TIGHT. GREAT! The guy who first thought of the idea should be given an award for originality!!!
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Butterscotch Squares - Scroll to the end of the article for the recipe.
Game Day Treats - Buffalo Chicken Stromboli, Pepperoni Dip, Fruit Dip, Buffalo Chicken Dip, Spinach Dip, Chili Dip, Lauren's ...
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