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Weekend Phillyfun Picks For Kids -- Jan. 15-18, 2016

Enjoy all the fun to be had this weekend in and around Philly plus an extra day of kids being off for the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service too.

African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy a weekend of interactive family-friendly activities, workshops and performances to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the African American Museum in Philadelphia this weekend running Friday Jan. 15th – Monday Jan. 18th. $2 admission, extra fees for some activities.


Greater Phila Home and Garden Show
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA

Enjoy 3 days of home and garden inspiration at the Philly Home + Garden show happening in Oaks this Friday Jan. 15th – Sunday Jan. 17th. Kids can enjoy the Make and Take DIY craft areas, too. Get tickets $2 off if you buy in advance online. $10 adults, kids 12 and younger free.


Little Blue Penguins Grand Opening
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ

Take the kiddos to the opening of the Little Blue Penguins Grand Opening at Adventure Aquarium this weekend. Enjoy a day at the beach on a sandy Australian shoreline and fall in love with the smallest penguins in the world – the Blue penguins from Australia! $26.95/adults, $19.95 kids ages 2-12, under 2 free.


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

Enjoy indoor mini golf at Linvilla Orchards in 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.


Hans Brinker and The Silver Skates
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy this new production of Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates at the Arden Theatre Company running this weekend Saturday January 16th and Sunday January 17th. Set in 19th century Holland, this new production celebrates the importance of grit and determination, the value of generosity, and the thrill of flying down the ice on a pair of skates. Tickets $20-$36.


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

Kids and families can discover culinary art with the crew from Paint-a-Chef during Passport to Discovery: Culinary Art this Sunday Jan. 17th at 11am at the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill. $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 January 17th between 9:30am – 12pm. Free until 12 Noon.


National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

Head to the National Constitution Center on Monday Jan. 18th for a day long celebration commemorating and honoring Dr. King's lifelong dedication to justice, equality, and service for good. $5, courtesy of Macy's.


National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

The National Liberty Museum will hold a family friendly pay what you wish admission day of service with crafts, educational activities and exhibits highlighting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality. Kids can create their own speech and share their dream, too. Pay what you wish.


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 at

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