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    4 family events for the weekend

     (Photo courtesy of Claire Cleary)

    (Photo courtesy of Claire Cleary)

    Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend in and around Northwest Philly. 

    Head to Manayunk for the Farmers Market on Saturday morning

    Take the kids to Pretzel Park for a feast for their eyes and bellies. Check out the harvest of cucumbers, squash, peppers, and cherry and zebra tomatoes! How many edible colors of the rainbow can you find in one spot?

    Hippity Hop to the Free Library on Sunday

    This week’s installment of Sundays on Stage features “The Principles of Hip Hop.” Bring on your best beat because this one invites audience participation. Dancers from Hip Hop Fundamentals will work with families to teach and entertain. 2 p.m. at the Free Library.

    Art Splash at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through Sunday

    This week’s Art Splash theme is Mythological Mischief. Young art appreciators will discover the” tricky creatures, sneaky beasts, and devious gods and goddesses” that fill the galleries. Families can create their own art in the Splash Studio, go on a Baby Bird Playdate, play gallery games, and embark on family, and even toddler-friendly, tours.

    Back-to-back movies outside in Mt. Airy Friday and Saturday

    Pack a picnic, brings your comfy camping chairs and head over to back-to-back movies in Mt. Airy on Friday and Saturday nights. This week’s double play features two kid-friendly features: Friday night is “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (and gourmet donuts!) outside the Lovett Library at 8:30 p.m., and Saturday night’s showing of “Ratatouille” will be screened at 8:30 p.m. outside the Trolley Car Diner.

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