Screenings Under The Stars: Pitch Perfect
Presented by Delaware River Waterfront Corporation at
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Chestnut Street and Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Thursday, August 22, 2013 @ 8:30pm
Trying to decide between spending the night at the movie theater and
enjoying a warm summer night outside? Now you don’t have to
choose. The Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing gets transformed into an
outdoor movie theater every Thursday in July and August. Bring the
family, friends, or a date to this popular free summer movie series.
Art Splash @ Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Art Splash will transform the Museum’s Ruth and Raymond G.
Perelman Building into a summertime family destination during the
run of five exhibitions (one of which, All Dressed Up: Fashions for
Children and Their Families, is already open in the Costume and
Textiles Study Gallery).
The building’s Skylit Atrium will become an interactive space where
visitors of all ages can deepen the experience of the adjacent
exhibitions through multisensory activities & environments. A hands-
on art-making space, Splash Studio, will offer workshops and drop-in
programs for children and families. Each week, Art Splash will feature
a different theme, with new tours, Early Bird Read and Look picture
books, and studio projects.
$14-$20, ages 12 & younger free, free on first Sundays
Come by anytime to explore, create, and play. All Art Splash programs are free after Museum admission. Remember, kids twelve and under are always free!
Wednesday Hayrides @ Fox Chase Farm
Wed August 21 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
8500 Pine Road Philadelphia, 19111
Evening includes a farm-related food activity (think nutritional!) followed by a hayride. (Hayrides begin at 7PM.)
Call Pennypack Environmental Center @ 215.728.7900 for more information.
Storytime in the Playhouse @ Smith
Wed, August 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
33rd and Oxford Streets Philadelphia, 19121
Smith hosts Story Time in the Playhouse every Wednesday, year-round, at 10:30 a.m. for children 5 and younger. Each session is led by Smith staff and volunteers and features stories and songs. Registration is required for groups to attend Story Time.
Free Admission to the Franklin Institute
August 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
20th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The Franklin Institute is pleased to present Target Community Nights! Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at these FREE educational and fun-filled science extravaganzas sponsored by Target. Experience The Franklin Institute’s famous exhibitions, special programs, and themed activities.
Target Community Nights are from 5:00PM-8:00PM, on the third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise specified. Please check the schedule below as dates may change.
Registration will take place on the First Floor beginning at 5:00PM. Please enter The Franklin Institute through the Business Entrance located to the right of the main stairs on 20th Street and proceed to Lunchroom A.
Admission is free but registration is required.
The Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, Delaware 19802
Phone: (302) 571-7747
Open year round, the zoo is home to 120 animals representing 56 species on 12 acres. The Brandywine Zoo is dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. The Brandywine Zoo is managed as part of Wilmington State Parks by the Division of Parks and Recreation with the support of your membership and donations to the Delaware Zoological Society.
Please call Brandywine Zoo before you set on your journey, to make sure it is open – we try our best to keep information on the website up to date, but it is always worth checking before you leave.
Also it may be worth clicking the link for Brandywine Zoo website, so see if there are any special events or seasonal things to do that may be going on throughout the day.
The Cape May County Park and Zoo
Located one mile north of Cape May Court House, on Rte. 9 and Crest Haven Road, the 128 acre Cape May County Park & Zoo is open year ’round seven days a week. The Zoo is open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (closing at 4:45 p.m. in the summer). The Park hours are 9:00 a.m. to Dusk.
Considered one of the best full-system parks in the state, the Cape May County Park & Zoo offers plenty of recreational facilities such as playground areas, tennis and volleyball courts, baseball fields, nature, walking, jogging and bike trails and fresh water fishing.
While many visitors go to the Park & Zoo to find something to do, just as many go to just relax and enjoy a leisurely walk, an outdoor concert or sit and think among the natural surroundings. A visit to the Park & Zoo is pleasant alternative to the beaches. There are plenty of benches, shade trees, covered pavilions, picnic tables, open-pit barbecues and clean restrooms available for family outings.
Over 100 species of wildlife are housed in the beautiful setting of this well maintained zoo. Come see the playful otters, tigers, bobcats, reindeer, zebra, goats and bears.
Make our friends, your friends. Plan to spend a day amid the peaceful surroundings of Cape May County Park & Zoo. Admission is free.
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