5 weekend family activities: Impressionism, skyline views, ice skating and more

     Take in the view at the One Liberty Observation Deck. (Emma Lee/WHYY, file)

    Take in the view at the One Liberty Observation Deck. (Emma Lee/WHYY, file)

    Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend for families in Philadelphia. 

    Sunday: Impressionism and Imagination

    Introduce your children to the world of art through an interactive tour at The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Family Tour. Next, head over to the Family Art Cart event for more family friendly, hands on, art inspired activities. Tour starts at 11 a.m. and Family Art Cart activities are between noon and 3 p.m. Free with regular admission.

    Saturday: 3D Printing

    Explore the amazing world of 3D printing at the Franklin Institute! Bring your creations to life with this innovative technique. For ages 11 and up. *Ages 11-14 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. 2 to 5 p.m. Pre-registration required.

    Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Philly From the Top

    If you ever wished you could get a birdseye view of Philly, you’re in luck! One Liberty Observation Deck offers a spectacular panoramic view from the 57th floor. See Philly’s skyline like never before. Tickets youth $14, adults $19.

    Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Blue Cross RiverRink

    Ice skate with an amazing view of the river at the Blue Cross RiverRink. Light shows, fire pits, cozy warming cottages — you don’t want to miss one of Philly’s best winter family fun spots! Admission is $3. Skate rentals available.

    Saturday: Kid Squid

    It’s Seafarin’ Saturday at the Philadelphia Seaport Museum. Learn all about squid through hands on activities and special programs. Free with regular admission. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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