Family Activities This Super Bowl Weekend

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Photo Courtest of Philadelphia Museum of Art
    The Arms and Armor Family Celebration is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

    Here's a look at what's going on for the family this weekend.

    Downtown

    Arms and Armor Family Celebration
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Sunday, Feb. 2, 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    If you're curious about armors, football gear and/or firefighters, then this event is for you. Armor is also essential in the natural world and the armadillo at the Museum will teach you why. The Fencing Academy of Philadelphia will share their secrets during their demonstration and you can make your own armor in the Balcony Studio. It's a one of a kind family celebration you won't want to miss this Super Bowl Sunday. (Pay what you wish; museum admission)

     

    African American Children's Book Fair
    Community College of Philadelphia Gymnasium
    Saturday, Feb. 1, 1-3 p.m.

    Meet bestselling authors/illustrators at the 22nd African American Children's Book Fair. Don't miss out on the NBC Reading Circle book giveaway and PECO's Literary Salon, which will host a cartoon and crocheting workshop. Fun for the whole family!

     

    Sunday Parade
    Philadelphia Chinatown Development Organization
    10th and Race streets, 11 a.m., Sunday Feb. 2, 11 a.m.

    Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chinatown with firecrackers, martial arts performances, the Philadelphia Suns' lion dance and so much more.
    Free!

     

    Local

    Winter Wonderland
    Wagner Institute
    Saturday, Feb. 1; Museum open from 12-4 p.m., storytelling at 1 and 2:30 p.m.

    Celebrate winter with an afternoon of storytelling, arts and crafts, and other activities. You are invited to explore the natural history museum with a winter-themed scavenger hunt, examine and touch real specimens from the teaching collection and participate in hands-on activities to learn more about how animals survive the cold winter months and create seasonal art projects that you can take home. Event is free, but the suggested donations are $8 for adults and $5 for children.

     

    Good Mornin' Music! Open House
    Commonwealth Youth Choirs at First Presbyterian Church in Germantown
    Saturday, Feb. 1, 9:45-10:30 a.m.

    Enjoy the sounds of Good Mornin' Music (GMM), the newest program of Commonwealth YouthChoirs offering the love of music through song, movements and instruments. Designed for children Pre-K -3rd Grade. Free!

    Owl Prowl
    Schuylkill Environmental Center
    Saturday, Feb. 1, 6-8 p.m.

    Get to know the screech and horn owls who nest at the Center. Enjoy the night hike and learn the survival strategies of local owls.
    Cost: Free for members/$5 non-members.