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    Between school, extracurriculars, play dates and parties, the week starts to feel long and routine for you and the kids. Why not shake it up with some of these local, family friendly events? Here at the FunGuide, we've complied a list of this week's best affordable events and attractions that will keep their attention and yours!

     

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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Web Accesibility
    TechGirlz
    February 22nd, 2017

    Web Accesibility with TechGirlz

     

    Join TechGirlz in learning about Web Accesibility! Students will learn (for free) how to make websites with the visually impaired in mind. Students will use accesibility features hands on, and then split off into groups to assess their own websites, working with each other to make their websites as accessible as possible.

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    THEATRE
    Fly, Bessie, Fly!
    William Jeanes Memorial Library
    February 22nd, 2017

    Fly, Bessie, Fly!

     

    Learn about the first Black woman to hold an international pilots license - live! Decked out in Bessie's pilots uniform, Dr. Daisy Century brings the remarkable story of Bessie Coleman to life at the William Jeanes Memorial Library in Lafayette Hill, PA. 

     
     
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    KIDS
    Miss Nelson is Missing!
    Bristol Riverside Theatre
    February 25th, 2017 - February 26th, 2017

    Miss Nelson is Missing!

     

    Watch this show inspired by the classic children's stories come to life this weekend at the Bristol Riverside Theatre. Everyone loves sweet Miss Nelson; what happens when she takes the day off and is replaced by subsititute teacher Miss Viola Swamp? Find out in this hilarious adventure with the kids of Room 207.

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    World Culture Day Series: Celebration of African Cultures
    Penn Museum
    February 25th, 2017

    Celebration of African Cultures

     

    Join Penn Museum for their annual celebration of African Cultures. Modern African dance classes, arts and crafts activities, and an interactive tour across the Museum's own collection of history stemming from Ancient Egypt to present, are just a few of the things on the agenda at Penn. By the way, this event is completely free!

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    VISUAL ARTS
    Craft Circle
    Free Library of Philadelphia -...
    February 25th, 2017 - June 17th, 2017

    Craft Circle

     

    If you've got a crafty little one in the house, this is the event for you! Head to the Philadelphia City Institute (PCI) branch of the Free Libary this weekend for their monthly Craft Circle program, where crafters of all skill levels and experience can come together for a relaxing afternoon of whatever strikes their fancy. Yarn and coloring pages will be available for public use.

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    MUSEUMS
    The Barnes Foundation
    The Barnes Foundation
    May 23rd, 2016 - November 23rd, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    PECO Primate Reserve
    Philadelphia Zoo
    July 1st, 2014 - December 31st, 2018
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    MUSEUMS
    Signature Exhibit: Outside In
    The Academy of Natural Sciences of...
    March 15th, 2016 - October 31st, 2018
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    THEATRE
    SHEN YUN 2017 World Tour with Live Orchestra
    Greater Philadelphia Falun Dafa...
    February 18th, 2017 - February 26th, 2017
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    ATTRACTIONS
    Please Touch Museum
    Please Touch Museum
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    ANIMALS
    Family Plus Membership
    Philadelphia Zoo
    June 20th, 2016 - July 10th, 2017
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    The Giant Heart
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2013 - December 31st, 2020
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    Train Factory
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Franklin Air Show
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - January 31st, 2021
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    Amazing Machine
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    KidScience
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Space Command
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Changing Earth
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Sir Isaac's Loft
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Observatory
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020

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