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    Eggs and legos: 5 weekend picks for family fun

     Head to a Philly-inspired day of building at the Franklin Institute on Saturday. (Nathaniel Hamilton/for NewsWorks, file)

    Head to a Philly-inspired day of building at the Franklin Institute on Saturday. (Nathaniel Hamilton/for NewsWorks, file)

    Whether you’re a master builder, a dancer at heart, a music lover or an egg hunter, we’ve got you covered this weekend. 

    Friday: African Children’s Choir 

    A visiting group of musicians from Uganda ranging from ages 7 to 10 will inspire you with their stories, through song. If you or your child likes African music, this is for you. At the Annenberg Center – Zellerbach Theatre from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Click here for half-priced tickets. 

    Friday: Friday Night Jazz 

    The theme this week is ‘The Coasters and the Drifters: Old School Rhythm and Blues.’ Enjoy favorites from the soulful “Up on the Roof” to the goofy “Poison Ivy.” Catch the kid-friendly performance and enjoy the art at Woodmere Museum from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Saturday: Lego Build Contest 

    If you’re an experienced Lego builder, this is for you! Watch while the Lego User Group competes in a Philly-inspired day of building. You can also create you own piece to add to the Lego mosaic, presented by Brick Fest. This event is free with admission at the Franklin Institute from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Saturday: Egg Hunts on The Hill

    Easter is almost here, so grab your baskets and bunny ears and come to the Chestnut Hill Easter Egg Hunts at 1 p.m. Tots ages 1 to 3 will be hunting at Buckley Park (8201 Germantown Ave), while the older children (ages 4 to 7) will be hunting at the Jenks School Playground.

    Sunday: Egg Decorating on The Hill 

    If you don’t want to hunt for your eggs, just come to the Pennsylvania General Store on Sunday and decorate some from 1- 3pm. Your child will be able to color hard-boiled eggs, decorate sugar cookies and even dip marshmallow peeps. 8601 Germantown Ave in Chestnut Hill.

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