From exploring nature to rocking out: 6 family activities for the weekend

     Head to Union Transfer  on Saturday morning for Philly Kids Rock Fest. (Courtesy of Union Transfer)

    Head to Union Transfer on Saturday morning for Philly Kids Rock Fest. (Courtesy of Union Transfer)

    Here’s a look at family activities going on this weekend.

    The Power of GeologySaturday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m.In this mildly strenuous walk, attendees will focus on a noteworthy large rock formation that preserves millions of years of geologic history. What forces combined to create such massive formations, put graceful folds within many of the rocks, and put the creek in its place? Meet near the Battle of Germantown Tablet, in the parking area where Forbidden and Lincoln Drives meet.

    Saturdays the Schuylkill Environmental CenterSaturday, Feb. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Fun for the little ones every Saturday morning. Enjoy story time, and then go on naturalist-led exploration.

    Let Freedom Sing: Community Jubilee at the Mann Center for the Performing ArtsSaturday, Feb. 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.The program will consist of spirituals songs, sacred music born out of the African Diaspora experience, praise dancers, and special words from several special guests. Tours of the Richard Allen Museum will also be available.

    The Unflinching Eye: Works of the Tiberino Family Circle
 at the African American MuseumThe African American Museum in Philadelphia presents an exhibition spotlighting the work of a talented and influential West Philadelphia-based family of artists, the Tiberino family. Come out to view beautiful art and express yourselves in a collaborative family mural. 

    Saturday Morning Specials: WHITE LION at the PFS Theater at the RoxySaturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Shed cabin fever by taking part in this family-friendly screening of WHITE LION, a white lion cubs’ journey in search of a new home and home.

    Philly Kids Rock Fest at Union TransferSaturday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m.

    Geared towards kids ages 2 to 7. Enjoy great music, make musical instruments, dress up like a rock star, get an air-brushed tattoo and get your party on. 

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