Looking for some family friendly events from Friday night through Sunday in Northwest Philadelphia and beyond? Here are some suggestions:
Woodmere Art Museum
Friday and Saturday Reception: Saturday, 2–4 p.m.
Take the kids to see beautiful artworks made by hundreds of children from the Philadelphia region in this collaborative project of Woodmere Art Museum, WXPN’s Kids Corner, and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. All works will be wrapped and delivered to sick children as holiday gifts.
9201 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill
Cookies, Cocoa, Caroling & Storytelling Fun!
8532 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill
Ongoing activities in celebration of Chanukah, such as, velvet art, Dress-as-a-Dreidel photo booth, cookie decorating, and a special tot zone and… hot latkas!
8133 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill
In the city
Zoo Noel– Santas Across the World
Saturday and Sunday
Hang out with Mr. Claus in the rainforest, the outback, the artic, at home on the farm and on safari.
3400 Girard Ave.
$14/ages 1 and under are free
Sister Cities Park
Saturday 11-2 p.m.
Enjoy a Holiday Treasure Hunt, Karaoke sing-a-long with none other than Frosty the Snowman. Do some arts and crafts, listen to the songs of the season performed by a choir, decorate cookies, snowflake science and learn about cold weather creatures. To top it all off, Santa will be there! Make sure to bring your camera, and get ready to enjoy exciting, kid-friendly WINTERFEST!
Logan Square, Center City
UPenn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
Friday and Saturday 10-5pm
Perfect time to take part in an interactive journey through the Maya’s time-ordered universe, expressed through their intricate calendar systems, and the power wielded by their divine kings, the astounding “lords of time.”
3260 South St.
Contempra Dance Theater
A comic holiday dance twist to the classic Nutcracker. Super-heroes, hip-hop, jazz, ballet and modern dance, oh my! All twisted up to amuse kids and adults.
291 N. Keswick Avenue.
Northwest Phily Parents is a partnership between Newsworks and Germantown Avenue Parents.