6 family events for Mother’s Day weekend

    Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend:

    Family Cookout & Night Hike at the Wissahickon Environmental Center

    Saturday, May 10 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Get out and into nature on a beautiful spring evening. It’s a great way to spend Saturday evening with your family, food under the stars and a moonlit walk.

    Second Saturday with Historic GermantownSaturday, May 10Explore the past of American Liberty and a neighborhood of independence seekers, community builders and the American Dreamers.

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    How to trace your African-American Family History at the The Unitarian Universalist ChurchSaturday, May 10Empower yourself and your children by learning how to find your long lost relatives by tracing the steps of history. This workshop will help you debunk myths, comb documents and analyze resources.For more information call 215-247-2561

    Annual Junior Jazz Festival at the Please Touch MuseumSaturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Share the gift of music with your children with this great introduction to jazz and the young people who have mastered it in a fun and interactive performance.

    Row boating and Kayaking at Independence Seaport MuseumSaturday, May 10 from noon to 5 p.m.If you’ve ever wanted to give mom the gift of kayaking in the city, this is your chance! Rent 1 or 2 person kayaks and row your way through the river. Life jackets, oars and paddles included.

    Mother’s Day Brunch at Franklin SquareSunday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Fun for the whole family in honor of Mother’s Day with food, flower crafts, rides, Philly miniature golf and Liberty Carousel.

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