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Weekend Phillyfun Picks For Kids -- February 19-21, 2016

Hooray for the weekend! So much to do in Philly this weekend with Mummers, chocolate, pets and more – there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
47 Adams Dam Rd.
Oaks, PA

Don't miss the Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo happening this Friday Feb. 20- Sunday Feb. 21st in Oaks, PA. Head to the Greater Phila Expo Center for three days of educational demos, seminars, hands-on animal encounters and petting and much more! And Friday Feb. 20th from 4-9pm enjoy Family Night where kids 12 and younger get in FREE! $12 adults and $5 for kids, free for ages 3 and under.

Mummers Mardi Gras
Main Street
Manayunk, PA

Bring your whole family out to Main Street in Manayunk this Saturday Feb. 20th from 11am – 6pm for this family-friendly event and fundraiser featuring seventeen string bands parading down Main Street to help raise money for the Mummers. As part of the event, families can enjoy face painting, pictures with the string bands silent auctions, awards and more. Plus, select Main Street businesses will be offering activities and fun, too! Free performances and parade. $10 for access to all activities. Parade at 11am, activities until 6pm.

StoryUP! Free Family Show
Philadelphia City Institute Branch – Free Library
1905 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA

Head to the Philadelphia City Institute Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia this Saturday Feb. 20th at 11am for StoryUP! Watch improvisational actor s present interactive shows and engage kids of all ages in the audience, too. Free.

FORE The Planet Indoor Mini-Golf
Linvilla Orchards
137 W. Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA

Get out of the chill and enjoy indoor educational mini golf at Linvilla Orchards at the new exhibition created by the Academy of Natural Sciences that pairs environmental issues with the fun of mini golf. Tickets $4.95 - $6.95.

Passport to Discovery: Africa
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ

Kids and families can head to the Garden State Discovery Museum this Saturday Feb. 20 and Sunday Feb. 21 for the Passport to Discovery celebrating Africa with music, dance, art and more from 11am – 3pm. $13.95.

Free Sundays at the Brandywine River Museum of Art
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Route 1
Chadds Ford, PA

Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum of Art this Sunday February 21 between 9:30am – 12pm. Free until 12 Noon.

Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival
Kennett High School
100 E. South Street
Kennett Square, PA

Head to the Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival this Sunday Feb. 21st starting at 1pm to sample hundreds of chocolate treats as local chefs compete for prizes for best chocolate creations in several categories. $10 includes 6 tastings per person. $30 for family of 4.

Lion Dance
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA

Introduce your little ones to the ancient Lion Dance tradition with unique folk arts pieces, excerpts from the Peking Opera featuring the popular Monkey King character and much more in celebration of the Chinese New Year! Free.

Jennifer Oxenford is a mother of two and the founder of phillyfun4kids your place to find free and mostly free things to do with your kids in and around this great city of motherly love. You can also follow phillyfun4kids on twitter at @phillyfun4kids and Facebook.Find. Fun. Fast. -- Download the FREE phillyfun4kids app for your iPhone in the iTunes App Store here.
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