5 activities for families this weekend

     Check out Gustafer Yellowgold at WorldLive Cafe on Saturday. (Courtesy of Gustafer Yellowgold)

    Check out Gustafer Yellowgold at WorldLive Cafe on Saturday. (Courtesy of Gustafer Yellowgold)

    Here is a roundup of family activities going on this weekend. 


    University City Green Tree & Electronics Recycling Event at Clark Park43rd & Chester StreetsSaturday, Jan 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Start your New Year off right, by being responsible keepers of the earth. Recycle your Christmas tree and electronics at Clark Park. The trees will be chipped and used in neighborhood gardens.

    Peanut Butter & Jam Welcomes Gustafer Yellowgold at WorldLive CaféSaturday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m.Walk with Gustafer Yellowgold, described by The New York Times as “a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and ‘Dr. Seuss,'”, with live music, animated illustrations and storytelling.

    Winter Bird Census at the Schuylkill Environmental CenterSaturday, Jan. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Join the center for their annual winter bird search. Explore the art of birding and learn more about resident bird life.

    Philadelphia Rock Climbing Gym at Scotts LaneFriday night is student night at the Philadelphia Rock Gym in East Falls. Get your discounted day pass, climb all day and get your New Year started off right.

    Monthly Contemplative Services at Germantown Jewish Center400 W Ellet StreetSaturday, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m.With the holiday season behind us, taking the time to be still can help rejuvenate us into the New Year.

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