Legos, yoga, skating and other events for the family this weekend

     Check out a family yoga class this weekend. (Michelle Zei/for NewsWorks)

    Check out a family yoga class this weekend. (Michelle Zei/for NewsWorks)

    Here’s a look at events going on throughout the area for families this weekend. 


    The Color of Science at the Franklin Institute

    Friday, March 14 & Saturday, March 15

    The Franklin Institute hosts a program to promote and showcase diversity within the scientific arena. The Color of Science highlights traditionally underrepresented groups, showcasing their contributions to important scientific and technological innovations.

    Family Yoga at Mama’s Wellness Joint

    1100 Pine Street

    Sunday, March 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Kids ages 3 to 7 are welcome in this fun class that introduces children to yoga by using stories and play. Imagine journeying to far-away places and practicing kid friendly poses!

    Legend of Finn McCool at the Ambler Theater

    108 E. Butler Ave. Ambler, PA

    Saturday, March 15 at 11 a.m. and Monday, March 17 at 10 a.m.

    A special show in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the Celtic folk tale, Legend of Finn McCool, is a spirited rendition of the story of Finn and the grumpy giant, the flame-breathing goblin and the Castle Tara. This show appeals to all ages and last one hour.

    Brick Insanity Lego Club at William Jeanes Memorial Library

    4051 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, PA

    Sunday, March 16 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Lego lovers ages 7 to 10 are invited to sign up for two hours of building fun. There will be time for free building with the Legos provided as well. You can sign up by calling the library (610-828-0441) or by clicking the link above.

    Wisscapades: “Broadway Musicals Through the Decades”

    Willow Grove & Cherokee Street in Chestnut Hill

    Sunday, March 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Wissahickon Skating Clubs hosts an evening of fabulous skating routines choreographed to music from popular Broadway Musicals. Bring the family for a wonderful evening of entertainment.

    The Please Touch Museum’s annual Storybook Ball is also this Saturday. Take a look at parenting blogger Jen  Bradley’s preview

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