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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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    KIDS
    The Ways of the Lenape
    Penn Museum
    June 28th, 2017

    The Ways of the Lenape

     

    Learn about a new culture this Wednesday at the Penn Museum! The Ways of the Lenape is Penn's latest multicultural program, showcasing the history of the Native-American Lenape Tribe. Rob Aptaker will use Native-American artifacts to paint a picture of traditional Lenape culture.

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    Science Saturday - "What's for Lunch?"
    Fairmount Water Works
    July 1st, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

    Science Saturday @ Fairmount Water Works

     

    Learn about the the animals of Philly this Saturday at the Fairmount Water Works! In this free, weekly event, your little ones will learn about river otters, birds of prey, food webs and more. This is an all-ages event, so parents and guardians are more than welcome to join in on the fun.

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    FREE
    FREE Family Tour - Fairmount Water Works
    Let's Go Outdoors
    June 24th, 2017 - November 19th, 2017

    Family Tour of the Fairmount Water Works

     

    Another offering at the Fairmount Water Works, this time from the community organization Let's Go Outdoors; Let's Go Outdoors creates programs that encourage families to get outside and engage in environmental learning together. This Saturday and Sunday, join them in taking a tour of the historical Fairmount Water Works, which includes a film screening about the history of the Water Works building. Guests are welcome to stay afterwards for the Science Saturday program.

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    KIDS
    PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families: Picture Me
    Brandywine River Museum of Art
    July 2nd, 2017

    PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families

     

    Every first Sunday, PNC Arts Alive hosts hands-on family programs at the Brandywine Museum of Art on a number of themes every month! Enjoy free admission, and this month's theme Picture Me; guests will explore portraits, from cell phone selfies to formal self-portraits.

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    MUSEUMS
    Finding the Founders Event and Free Museum Day
    National Constitution Center
    July 2nd, 2017

    Finding the Founders/Free Museum Day

     

    Offered as part of the Wawa Welcome America festivities, the National Constitution Center (along with many other area museums) is offering free admission this Sunday! Take this opportunity to join in on their Finding the Founding Fathers event, which includes walking tours and hands-on workshops on all things Revolution. Happy Independence Day!

     

    For more on Wawa Welcome America festivities, check out our editorial here!

    Check out these other family friendly events in the Philadelphia area! 

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    THEATRE
    An Enchanted Evening Fundraiser Event
    Newtown Arts Company
    June 27th, 2017
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    THEATRE
    How I Became a Pirate
    Upper Darby Summer Stage
    July 26th, 2017 - June 28th, 2017
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    MUSIC
    Rivers & Robots USA TOUR - Shekinah Glory, Philadelphia, PA
    Shekinah Glory International...
    June 27th, 2017
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    MUSIC
    Live Jazz Tuesdays
    Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
    March 8th, 2016 - August 29th, 2017
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    ATTRACTIONS
    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    ATTRACTIONS
    Escape The Room
    Life Is Short Productions, LLC
    Permanent Attraction
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    KIDS
    Little Blue Penguin Debut
    Adventure Aquarium
    Permanent Attraction
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    TOURS
    Authentic Philly Food Tour In Manayunk
    Chew Philly Food Tours
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSIC
    Live Music Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
    American Spirits Roadhouse
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSEUMS
    Your Brain
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    KIDS
    Marathon Kids at Home
    Marathon Kids
    Permanent Attraction
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    SPORTS
    Ba Gua Shing Yi Quan The Gate to Longevity
    The Gate to Longevity Arts
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSEUMS
    Electricity
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    TOURS
    Philly PHLASH
    Independence Visitor Center
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSEUMS
    Guided Tours of The Mill at Anselma
    The Mill at Anselma Preservation and...
    Permanent Attraction

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