‘Yo Gabba Gabba,’ Kwanzaa celebrations, and other family activities this weekend

     'A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! Live' holiday show will be at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby on Sunday. (Courtesy of Yo Gabba Gabba Live)

    'A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! Live' holiday show will be at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby on Sunday. (Courtesy of Yo Gabba Gabba Live)

    Here’s what’s going on for the family this weekend.

    Kwanzaa Celebration at the African American Museum 

    701 Arch Street

    Saturday, Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 29 from noon to 4 p.m.

    Kwanzaa (First Fruits of the Harvest) is a seven-day celebration of African culture and heritage that acts as time for reflection and recommitment to best practices of African Diaspora families and communities. Join the lighting of the candles of the kinara and discuss the Nguzo Saba or “Seven Principles” of Kwanzaa.

    Holiday Celebrations at National Constitution Center

    525 Arch Street, Philadelphia 19106

    Dec. 26- 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    A wonderful collection of holiday programs including many hands-on and craft activities. Events include “Growing Up, American Style,” the “Washington on the Delaware Show” and the “New Year’s Show”. 

    A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! Live holiday show at Tower Theater

    19 South 69th St., Upper Darby

    Sunday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

    The first ever “Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE!” holiday show will appeal to preschoolers, parents and young adults. Everyone will see the characters come to life on stage for a live show experience.

    Monthly Music Service at Germantown Jewish Centre’s Kol Zimrah

    400 W. Ellet Street

    Friday, Dec. 27 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    A celebration of joyful Friday night service. All are welcome.

    Give the Gift of Reading in Chestnut Hill & Mt. Airy

    Now through Dec. 31

    Valley Green Bank is sponsoring the 6th Annual local book drive through Dec. 31. New or gently-used children’s books, pre-K through grade 8, will be collected at the following locations throughout the area.

    Valley Green Bank,  23 W. Highland Ave., 7226 Germantown Ave. and 1536 S. Broad St.
    Elfant Wissahickon Realtors, 8039 Germantown Ave.
    Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Ave.
    Weavers Way Coop,  8424 Germantown Ave. and 559 Carpenter Ln.
    Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 Germantown Ave.
    Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Ln.

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