6 weekend activities for families: Hula-hooping, science, storytime and more

     Families exploring the greenhouse at Morris Arboretum as last weekend's Cherry Blossom Festival. (Brad Larrison/for NewsWorks)

    Families exploring the greenhouse at Morris Arboretum as last weekend's Cherry Blossom Festival. (Brad Larrison/for NewsWorks)

    Here’s a look at six activities going on this weekend for families. 

    Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Morris ArboretumSaturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Explore and enjoy Japanese tradition with a Cherry Blossom walk, kimono-dressing demonstration and a zen archery demonstration all within the beautiful boundaries of the Arboretum.Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt at Awbury ArboretumSaturday, April 19 at 10 a.m.Welcome Easter with a traditional Easter Egg Hunt in the amazing arboretum landscape.

    Hula Hoop Workshop at the Philadelphia Circus of ArtsSaturday, April 19 at 4 p.m.A family work out you won’t want to miss! Philadelphia Circus Arts will change how you hula with dance elements that all ages can master. No experience necessary.Downtown

    Kitchen Science: Nuke It! Microwave Science at the Franklin InstituteSaturday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Exactly how does the microwave heat food? Test marshmallows and find out at this special monthly kitchen/food science interactive.

    Saturday storytime at Clark ParkSaturday, April 19 at noonSaturday storytime in the park. Learn about the tale of the turtle as part of the 8th Annual Philadelphia Book Festival

    Spring Plant & Produce Pop-up at Sisters Cities ParkSunday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Celebrate spring with plants and produce, interactive seed and crafts for kids. Fun for the whole family!

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