Olympic Rings and Valentine’s Hearts- This Weekend in Philadelphia and the Southern New Jersey Shore

 

Your own little athletes have plenty of opportunities to get into the Olympic spirit this weekend. Or, if you’re in the mood for something more romantic, take one of several opportunities to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the help of the many unique festive events in the area this upcoming weekend.

Olympic Fever

February 9 (all day)

Bucks County Children’s Museum

New Hope, PA

Get a case of Olympic fever at the Bucks County Children’s Museum. Come and enjoy Olympic themed crafts with your visit to the museum.

Toddler Olympics

February 9 10:30 AM

Ventnor Branch Library

Ventnor, NJ

Dress your toddler up for a silly-good time participating in these Toddler Olympics. With multiple events such as baby bowling, a teething ring toss, a toilet paper roll torch relay, and even an awards ceremony! Your toddler will love this chance to show off their own athletic ability.

Black History in Food and Folklore with Michelle Washington Wilson

February 10 2:00 PM

Pleasantville Branch

Pleasantville, NJ

Come and listen to stories of traditional African folktales, a slide show of notable Africans dating back over a thousand years, and delicious traditional food to sample. This event is the perfect way to kick off Black History month.

Toys R Us Heroes Needed Build and Play Event

February 10 12:00 PM

All Toys R Us Locations

Your hero loving LEGO fan will receive a free hero mask at this free event and will even receive a 40% off coupon for a LEGO set. For kids ages 6 and up, come and create while celebrating your child’s favorite heroes.

Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival

February 11 12:00 PM

Kennett High School Gymnasium

Kennett Square, PA

You get to enjoy chocolate treats all while raising money for United Way of Southern Chester County. Come and sample delicious chocolatey treats with your Valentine for a great cause

Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra- February Concert

February 11 3:00 PM

Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

Drexel Hill, PA

This month’s Landsdowne Symphony Orchestra Concert features work of Brahms, Bates, and Prokofiev. Enjoy an afternoon with the symphony with your sweetheart.

Free Family Sundays at the Delaware Contemporary

February 11 1:00 PM
Delaware Contemporary

Wilmington, DE

Create “Works of heART” with the help of the artists at the Delaware Contemporary. The theme for this week’s family Sunday is creating random-acts-of-kindness in honor of Valentine’s Day.

PECO Family Jams

February 11 12:00

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Philadelphia, PA

This week at the Magic Gardens, you can create paracord crafts with your family. The crafts at this event are inspired by the book This is the Rope by Jacqueline Woodson.

 

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