5 events for families this weekend

     Head to the Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse on Monday to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks, file)

    Head to the Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse on Monday to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks, file)

    Here’s a look at some family-friendly activities in the area this weekend. 

     

    The Princess & The Pea at the Bluett TheaterSt. Joe’s UniversitySaturday, Jan. 18, 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Revisit your childhood with your child by heading out to see this classic Hans Christian Anderson tale.

    Victorian Valentine Watercolor Workshop at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion200 W. Tulpehocken St.Sunday, Jan. 19 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Create a special valentine! Guided by an art teacher and open to all skill levels. Materials and light snacks provided. Tickets are $25.The Wissahickon and the Revolutionary War Talk

    The Wissahickon and the Revolutionary War Talk at Cedars House

    Forbidden Drive at Wissahickon Valley Park

    Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m.

    Learn about Revolutionary War under the leadership of trail ambassador Jack Coleman at the Cedars House. Appropriate for children 10 and older with adult company. 

     

     

    Paperworks at the Mt. Airy Art Garage

     

    11 West Mt. Airy Ave. 

     

    Saturday Jan. 18 from noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday Jan. 19 from noon to 5 p.m.

     

    This exhibit, meant to challenge the traditional notions of paper as a temporary, disposable medium, is on display at the Mt. Airy Art Garage through Feb. 16.

     

    MLK Day of Reflection at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse

    20 E. Mermaid Lane

    Monday, Jan. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Remember the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting while experiencing the recently installed James Turrell skyspace

     

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