6 events for families to learn, dance and create at this weekend

     The Butterfly Experience at the Philadelphia Flower Show showcases 20 species of butterfly. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    The Butterfly Experience at the Philadelphia Flower Show showcases 20 species of butterfly. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    Check out these six fun family activities going on throughout the city this weekend.

    Mead Brewing & Tasting at the Wyck HouseSaturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.If you’ve ever wanted to learn about mead how it was made during the 1800s? Get your minds ready for a great history lesson for children and adults and your buds ready for a taste of a 200-plus year old family recipe at the Wyck House’s Ed Shed.

    Mt. Airy Barn Dance at Summit Presbyterian ChurchSunday, March 9 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Learn, listen and dance to great music with your neighbors. Don’t miss out on this fun way to spend Sunday afternoon with family and community.

    Recycling Event at Germantown Jewish CentreSunday, March 9Come out to the Centre for this environmentally driven event. A great way to move towards spring and rid yourself of appliances or tech that are no longer useful. $5 to $20 suggested donation.

    Philadelphia Flower Show at the Penn Convention CenterMarch 1 to 9Known as the longest and largest indoor flower show, the crossroads for art and horticulture, dubbed “Arti-culture”, has cycled back! Don’t miss the chance to honor the beauty of nature and celebrate the creativity of great artists.

    Southwest Ceramics at Penn MuseumSunday, March 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Experience a newly installed Native American exhibit and scavenger hunt. Illustrate 2-D pottery shapes. Learn about the art of pottery through the eyes of Southwest Natives.

    The Verve Pipe at World Café LiveSaturday, March 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Join Peanut Butter and Jams as they welcome The Verve. Come hear a sampling of songs from their family inspired album and dance with your family. 

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