Events for the family

Posted: October 22, 2010

Special Events

Being Single & Making Contact With Others Frank Guarnaccia MSW L.C.S.W., will teach you how to make better use of yourselves in acquiring & maintaining intimate relationships. Essene Market & Cafe, 719 S. 4th St. 10/27. 7 pm.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Fund-raiser to assist cancer patients who are unable to afford hairpieces & special cosmetics while undergoing treatment. Geno's Steaks, 9th and Passyunk; 267-679-1674. Donations. Closes 10/30.

Greene Street Friends School Fall Fair Haunted house, live music, food, arts & crafts and more. 5511 Greene St. 10/23. 11 am-4 pm.

Harvest Festival Hayrides, pumpkin patch, food, sidewalk sales Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th St. 10/23. 10 am-4 pm.

Haunted Philadelphia Scavenger Hunt Visit "haunted" houses & cemeteries while learning some of the city's spooky history. Washington Square Park, 7th St.; 877-946-4868 (GO HUNT). www.WatsonAdventures.com. $22.50. Closes 10/30.

Haunted Trolley Tour Tour of 20 "haunted" locations in the city, with 3 stops where passengers can disembark & look around. The Bourse Building, 400 Ranstead St. www.ghosttour.net. $30; $20 children 4-12.

Historical Marker Dedication Dedication of a marker commemorating society's 100th anniversary. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St. 10/25. 10 am.

House Tours 19th-century home of the Rosenbach brothers. Ongoing. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-10 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. Included in admission.

Ignite Philly Series of short talks on creative regional projects. Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave. www.ignitephilly.org. 10/26. 7 pm.

Kenta Scott Foundation Black Tie Affair People for People, 800 N. Broad St., 8th Fl.; Reservations required: www.kentayfoundation.org. $50. 10/23. 7:30-11:30 pm.

La Feria de la Familia Fair geared to the Hispanic community. Temple University - Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St.; ComcastTix: 1-800-298-4200. 10/23. Noon-6 pm.

Light the Night Walk Fund-raiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 610-238-0360. www.lightthenight.org. Donations accepted. 10/23. 4:30 pm.

Making Time Voyeur's electro-clash rock event. Pure, 1221 St. James St.; 215-735-5772. $15. 10/22. 9 pm.

Military Muster Children are invited to learn the art of marching & musket etiquette. Signers Garden, 5th St. historicphiladelphia.org.

Pie In The Sky MANNA will hold a Thanksgiving bake sale. 2323 Ranstead St. Cost of items purchased. Closes 11/19.

Rodin Museum Public Tours This building is home to one of the largest Rodin collections in the world. Franklin Parkway at 22nd St.; 215-763-8100. Included in admission.

Secrets of the Schuylkill River Tour Learn the history of some of the sites along the river. Schuylkill Banks, Market St. $20; $15 children 12 and under. Closes 10/30.

Spiral Q Puppet Theater: Peoplehood Parade & Pageant A joyful, festive demonstration in which people come together to grapple with the issues of the day & respond meaningfully in the streets. Paul Robeson House, 4951 Walnut St. www.spiralq.org. 10/23. 1 pm.

Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour Visit more than 20 scary sites to hear Philadelphia's haunted facts & folklore. Cosi Restaurant, 325 Chestnut St.; 215-574-9440. www.spiritsof76.com. $17.50; $12.50 children.

Trivia Tuesdays Weekly event hosted by bartender "Smarty Pants" Wil. Sisters Restaurant & Nightclub, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

Twisted Thursdays Dinner buffet, karaoke & DJs spinning '80s dance club mixes. Sisters Restaurant & Nightclub, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735. $7-$10. Closes 11/18.

Walk to End Domestic Violence March down West River Drive while helping raise awareness. Fairmount Park, Germantown & Northwestern Aves.; 215-242-0472. 10/23. 9 am-noon.

World Green Energy Symposium Share information on advances in green energy. Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.; 215-418-4700. www.worldgreenenergysymposium.us. $189. Closes 10/23.

A-Maize-ing Wine & Harvest Adventure Presented by Paradocx Vineyard & Schmidts' Tree Farm. Paradocx Vineyard, 1833 Flint Hill Rd., Landenberg. $12 adm. for corn maze and other activities; free 3 and under. Closes 10/31.

Annual Costume Parade Contest & parade. Enter as an individual or as a family group. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media; 610-874-4678. 10/24. 3-4:30 pm.

Annual Gift Bazaar Har Zion Temple hosts, benefits scholarship funds. Har Zion Temple, 1500 Hagys Ford Rd., Narberth; 610-667-5000. Closes 10/25.

Designer Doggie Tags Trunk Show Featuring new and fashionable dog tags from the Wags & Tags Collection. Bark Avenue Boutique, 120 Coulter Ave., Ardmore. Closes 10/24.

Fruit & Nut Roll Sale Pick up order Dec 11, 8:30 am-noon. St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1545 Easton Rd., Warrington. $15. Closes 11/20.

Halloween Parade Forms at 1:30 pm at the corner of Myrtle & Central Avenues in East Cheltenham, starts at 2 pm. East Cheltenham Community Council. 10/23.

Hawk Watch and Hike Annual excursion to the Appalachian ridge for the fall hawk migration. Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Ln., Southampton; 215-357-4005. $14; $10 members. 10/24. 7 am.

Howl-i-day Tea Tea & parade. Radnor Hotel, 591 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne; Reservations required: 610-341-3191. $49.95 adult/child pair; $24.95 each additional person. 10/23. 1-3 pm.

Malloween Children are invited to put on costumes and trick-or-treat with parents from store to store. Exton Square Mall, 260 Exton Square Mall, Exton. 10/28. 5:30-7 pm.

Mind Body Spirit Expo Holistic health services, natural products, information for personal growth, psychic readings, spirituality, bodywork & massage. Valley Forge Convention Center, 1160 First Ave., King of Prussia; 215-627-0102. www.mindbodyspiritexpo.com. $15; $30 weekend pass. Closes 10/24.

Mommy Market Better-than-consignment prices on gently used children's clothing, toys, books & other items. North Wales Elementary School, 201 Summit St., North Wales. $1. 10/23. 9 am-noon.

Op(Art) Community open house. Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. 10/24. 1-4 pm.

Oxford Valley sMALL Walk for Breast Cancer Indoor walk-a-thon to benefit Bott Cancer Center at Holy Redeemer Hospital. Oxford Valley Mall, 2300 E. Lincoln Highway, Langhorne; Registration required: 1-800-818-4747. $10 advance; $15 day of event. 10/23. 7 am.

Pierogi Sale Homemade pierogi for sale every Wednesday through Dec 15. Call 215-343-9809 to order. St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1545 Easton Rd., Warrington; 215-343-9809. $6 per dozen.

Shady Brook Farm PumpkinFest Hayrides, live entertainment, straw maze, pig races & more. 931 Stony Hill Rd., Morrisville. $10. Closes 10/31.

Shiverfest Reptiles, pumpkin decorating, crafts, storytelling, haunted hike, costume parade. Riverbend Environmental Education Center, 1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne. $10 advance; $12 day of event; free 2 and under. 10/23. 4-9 pm.

5th Annual Centennial Trunk or Treat Trick-or-treating from decorated car trunks, DJ, refreshments. Wildwood Crest Pier, 5800 Ocean Ave., Wildwood; Preregistration of vehicles required: 609-523-0202. 10/28. 6:30 pm.

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk 2010 The Atlantic City Boardwalk will be decked out in purple. Garden Pier to Martin Luther King Park, Atlantic City; www.alz.org/desjsepa. $10. 10/24. 9:30 pm.

Buckets of Fun! Vintage Sand Pails & Beach Toys Exhibit featuring over 500 vintage pails & sand toys. Ocean City Historical Museum, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. Donations accepted.

Daily Animal Feeding Jenkinson's Aquarium, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant. Included in admission.

Fall Beach Sweeps Beach cleanup Ventnor Beach, Newport Ave., Ventnor City. 10/23. 9 am-12:30 pm.

Fall Music Festival First Baptist Church of Haddonfield, 124 Kings Hwy. E., Haddonfield; 856-429-2326. Donations accepted. 10/24. 4 pm.

Generations Online Help seniors learn to use the computer & upload photos. Haddonfield Public Library, 60 Haddon Ave., Haddonfield; Registration required: 856-429-1304. 10/26. 6:30-7:30 pm.

Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour Guided trolley trip featuring info on the paranormal findings of Craig McManus. 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org. $10; $7 children. Closes 10/31.

Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tour Ghost stories & trip to the Cape May Lighthouse. Cape May Point State Park, 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org. $20; $15 children 3-12. Closes 10/30.

God and Dinosaurs: Reflections on Fossils and Faith Science & Religion lecture with Peter Dodson. Registration required: www.camdencc.edu/civiccenter. Camden County College - Blackwood Campus, College Dr., Blackwood. 10/26. 7-9 pm.

Guided Tours Learn about the property's history as you explore the mansion, annex rooms & courtyard gardens. Smithville Mansion, 803 Smithville Rd., Mount Holly. $6.

Guided Tours of the Emlen Physick Estate Check out 15 restored rooms, then visit the Carriage House gallery to see the current exhibit. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. $10; $5 children 3-12. Closes 10/31.

Halloween Costume Parade Come in costume, do a craft, hear reader's theater, & collect candy. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Registration required: 856-772-1636. 10/28. 6:30 pm.

Halloween Dog Costume Contest Canine costume contest. Ocean City Boardwalk, 2nd to 23rd St., Ocean City; 609-517-5049. $10. 10/23. 10 am-noon.

Halloween Parade Parade & costume contest. Asbury Avenue, Ocean City; Registration required: http://www.ochp.blogspot.com. 10/28. 7:15 pm.

Halloween Party Enjoy stories, games, crafts, treats. Camden County Library - Bellmawr Branch, 35 E. Browning Rd. 10/28. 4 pm.

Harvest Festival Featuring Fire & Life Safety Day Pony rides, trick-or-treating trail, Fireman's Challenge, Emergency Vehicle Display, Fire Hose Squirt, Moon Bounce, costume parade & pumpkin painting. Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Rd., Cherry Hill. 10/24. Noon-4 pm.

Historic District Trolley Tour Downtown Cape May, 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org. $10; $5 children 3-12.

Historic District Walking Tour Guided stroll through the streets. Downtown Cape May; 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. $10; $7 children 3-12. Closes 10/31.

Historic Haunts Combo Tour Trolley tour of "haunted" Cape May homes, tour of Physick Estate & talk on Victorian spiritualism. Downtown Cape May; 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. $20; $15 children 3-12. Closes 11/13.

Inaugural Wildwoods Country Music Weekend Wildwoods Convention Center, 5401 Boardwalk, Wildwood; Box Office: 609-729-9000. $42.95-$52.95. Closes 10/23.

Mad Hatter Tea Party Food, nature and hiking. Wenonah Woods - Eldridge Trail, Intersection of Princeton and Pine Ave., Wenonah. 10/23. 1-4 pm.

Mansions by the Sea Trolley Tour Tour some magnificent buildings. Downtown Cape May, 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org. $10; $7 children 3-12. Closes 10/30.

Midnight at the Physick Estate Tour Late-night estate tour w/ghost investigator Craig McManus. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. $35. 10/23. 11 pm.

Military Uniforms Exhibit Featuring uniforms dating back as far as the Spanish American War & as recent as Desert Storm. Cape May County Historical Museum, 504 Rte. 9, Cape May Court House; 609-465-3535. Closes 10/30.

New Jersey Surf Museum Exhibit on the history of surfing in NJ. Pictures of Jersey surfers past & present, surfboards, memorabilia, info on beach conservation & more. Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton; 609-296-8868. Included in admission.

Patriot Pirates - Tales of Plunder & Privateers of Coastal NJ Exhibit based on the Revolutionary War Privateers of the Jersey Shore. Ongoing. Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton; Registration required: 609-296-8868 Ext. 100. Included in admission.

Paws to Read Kids can practice reading aloud to a certified therapy dog. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269. Closes 10/22.

Tales of Cherry Hill's Past: A Historic Trolley Tour Covered Bridge, Ellis House, Colestown Cemetery & Bonnie's Bridge. Barclay Farmstead, 209 Barclay La., Cherry Hill; Reservations required: 856-795-6225. $15. Closes 10/23.

Tea & Tour Tour the home of Smith Machine Co. founder Hezekiah Bradley Smith, who purchased the land in 1865. Smithville Mansion, 803 Smithville Rd., Mount Holly; 856-767-3159. $20. Closes 10/27.

Teen Read Week This year's theme is 'Books With Beat,' which encourages teens to read poetry, audiobooks, books about music & more. Haddonfield Public Library, 60 Haddon Ave., Haddonfield. Closes 10/23.

The Way We Were Photos & memorabilia from Atlantic City's past. African American Heritage Museum, 661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville. Donations accepted. Closes 11/19.

Welcome to Cape May Trolley Tour Tour points of interest & learn about special events. Downtown Cape May, 609-884-5404, 1-800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org. $10; $7 children 3-12. Closes 11/13.

Dark Dover Program focusing on spooky true stories from Dover's past. First State Heritage Park, 102 S. State St., Dover; RSVP required: 302-739-9194. $10. Closes 10/23.

Halloween Hayrides Share scary stories & show off your costume on this hay wagon journey. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton; RSVP: 302-284-4299. $4. Closes 10/30.

Haunted Trail Annual Halloween extravaganza featuring creepy crawlers, ghoulish delights, scary surprises, mazes & more. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd., Greenville; 302-577-3534. $10. Closes 10/23.

Pumpkin Carving Pumpkins, tools, directions & carving templates will be provided. Meet at the Campground Pavilion. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton; RSVP: 302-284-4299. $4. Closes 10/30.

Simple Machines Exhibit on the six key components found in most complicated machinery. John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hammock Rd., Dover; 302-739-3277. Donations accepted.

Tours of Nemours Mansion Tour the country estate of the late industrialist/philanthropist Alfred I. duPont. Nemours Mansion & Gardens, 1600 Rockland Rd., Wilmington; Reservations recommended. $15.

USS Delaware The story of the Delaware is told through objects, photographs & ceremonial silver. First State Heritage Park, 102 S. State St., Dover; 302-739-9194. Included in admission.

Kid's Stuff

American Girl Craft Club Enjoy an activity & craft based on a different American Girl. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636. 10/26. 6:30 pm.

Autumn Moon Hayrides Hayride through the orchards, followed by cider & a bonfire. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media; 610-874-4678. $7. Closes 10/30.

Babies' Playgroup Little ones meet friends and discover new toys. We provide the toys and books. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636.

Babies' Playtime Featuring nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Camden County Library - Bellmawr Branch, 35 E. Browning Rd.

Baby Bounce Stories, songs & movement for babies & young toddlers. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269.

Barnyard Mazes & Family Fun Wynnorr Farm will be offering two corn mazes, one geared toward younger children. Stratton's Wynnorr Farm, 1630 E. Street Rd., Glen Mills. $6. Closes 10/31.

Bouncy Booktime Children's Story Hour Different story each week. Lambertville Free Public Library, 6 Lilly St., Lambertville; 609-397-0275.

Brandywine Harp Orchestra: Brandywine Harps Spooktacula Halloween-themed harp concert. Prizes for best costumes. Music School of Delaware, 4101 N. Washington St., Wilmington; 302-762-1132. www.brandywineharps.com. $10; $5 students and seniors. 10/27. 7 pm.

Can-Do Playground Integrated playground where both children with disabilities & enabled children can play together. Alapocas Run State Park and Blue Ball Barn, 1914 West Park Dr., Wilmington. www.candoplayground.org.

Children's Storytime Staff members read new stories weekly. Barnes & Noble Market Fair, 3535 Rte. 1, Princeton.

Children's Storytime Stories & crafts. Barnes & Noble - Rittenhouse Square, 1805 Walnut St.; 215-665-0716.

Comic Drawing After School Kids & teens can learn to draw their favorite comic characters. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269.

Creative Craft Wednesdays Weekly program for kids. Supplies provided. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269.

Cuentos y Canciones Early education program entirely in Spanish for children under 5. Lambertville Free Public Library, 6 Lilly St., Lambertville; 609-397-0275.

Design Your Own One-Stop Video Movie Learn about the process of planning, writing & editing movies & create a brief film. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269 Ext 3050.

Dos & Don'ts of Portfolio Preparation & Presentation Workshop for teens looking to enroll in a college art program. Main Line Art Center, Old Buck Rd. & Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-525-0272. $15. 10/27. 6-7:30 pm.

Drawing Together Open sketching time for families. Ongoing; dates vary. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. Included in admission.

Early Bird Read & Look Stories & crafts for preschoolers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; Tickets required. Included in admission.

Glory of Stories Children's storytime & craft activity. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. $3.

Giggles & Grins Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays & a craft. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636. 10/28. 10:30 am.

Haddon Township Book Buddies Children and teenagers will pair up for reading and games. Camden County Library - Haddon Township Branch, 15 MacArthur Blvd., Haddon Township. 10/28. 4 pm.

Halloween Cookie House Kids can create a Halloween House made with cookies. A pumpkin hunt follows Tamanend Park, 1255 2nd St. Pike, Southampton; Registration required: 215-355-9781. $20. 10/23. 9:30-10:30 am.

Halloween Havoc Family-friendly event featuring crafts & activities for all ages. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton; RSVP: 302-284-4299. $2. Closes 10/30.

Halloween Storytime: Quackenstein Hatches a Family With 'Quackenstein' author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen. Treats & Halloween activities. Barnes & Noble Market Fair, 3535 Rte. 1, Princeton. 10/23. 11 am.

Halloween Train Train ride among colorful Halloween decorations. Towne of Historic Smithville, 1 N. New York Rd., Absecon; 609-652-7777. $2. Closes 10/31.

Haunted Seaport Hayrides, children's activities, pumpkin patch. Adults should be prepared for "thrills & chills." Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton; 609-296-8868. $8; $2 additional for hayrides; $10 additional for boat rides. Closes 10/23.

Hayrides on the Boardwalk Halloween activities, hayrides, face painting & trick-or-treating. Ocean City Boardwalk, 2nd to 23rd St. Closes 10/30.

Hurricane Hill Farm Corn Maze Space exploration-themed maze. Family-friendly attractions. Hurricane Hill Farm, 704 E Reeceville Road, Coatesville; 610-384-6952. www.hhfmaze.com. $9; free under 3. Closes 10/31.

Ichabod Crane, Washington Irving & Legend of Sleepy Hollow Neill Hartley presents an interactive one-man interpretation of the story of the headless horseman. Camden County Library - South County Regional Branch, 35 Cooper Folly Rd., Atco; Registration required: 856-753-2537. 10/28. 7-8:30 pm.

Introduction to the Japanese Language Workshop covers sentence structure, the alphabet & how it is used. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636.

Jenkinson's Ascareium Join a band of pirates as they search the aquarium for their treasure. Jenkinson's Aquarium, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant. $6.

Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players Hip children's musician w/folk-rock style comperable to James Taylor. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. $15; $12 children 1-12; free under 1. 10/23. 11:30 am.

Little Monster Mash Celebrate Halloween with stories, a costume parade and a simple craft. Camden County Library - South County Regional Branch, 35 Cooper Folly Rd., Atco; Registration required: 856-753-2537. 10/27. 11 am-12 pm.

Mask Making Make a mask using household materials. Supplies provided. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269. 10/24. 2 pm.

Mother Goose and Me Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays & a craft. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636. 10/25. 10:30 am.

Mr. Malcolm Presents The story of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Camden County Library - South County Regional Branch, 35 Cooper Folly Rd., Atco; Registration required: 856-753-2537. 10/26. 4:30 pm.

Mr. Malcolm Presents Thrilling stories about superheroes. Camden County Library - Bellmawr Branch, 35 E. Browning Rd., Bellmawr. 10/27. 7 pm.

Mutts Making Money for Melaina Luau pig roast benefiting Melaina Breslow and the Children's Alopecia Project. Railroad Street Bar & Grille, 36 Railroad St., Royersford. $25. 10/23. 2 pm.

Parent & Child Book Club Meeting Discussions & activities themed around selected books. RSVP to events@harleysvillebooks.com with 'kidbc' in the subject. Harleysville Books LLC, 674 Main St., Harleysville; Reservations required. 10/24. 2 pm.

Pint-Sized Planeteers: Animal Colors Children's program focusing on animals of various hues. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington; Registration required. $8.

Play & Learn: Parent-Child Workshop Parent/tot workshop fostering creativity. Parkesburg Library, 105 West St., Parkesburg; Registration required: 610-857-5165.

Preschool Rhyme Time Stories, songs, fingerplays & simple crafts. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269.

Pumpkin Junction Passengers can ride the train to the pumpkin patch & corn maze. Black River & Western Railroad, 105 John Ringo Rd., Ringoes; 908-782-6622. $14; $7 children 3-12; free under 2. Closes 10/31.

Pumpkin Painting Party Paint your pumpkin for Halloween. Camden County Library - South County Regional Branch, 35 Cooper Folly Rd., Atco; Registration required: 856-753-2537. 10/23. 11 am-noon.

Saturday Morning Pajama Party Kids can wear their PJs to the Shop to receive a free breakfast entree. A paying adult must accompany. The Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Ave., Collingswood.

Shake Your Rattles & Roll Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, bounces a rhymes. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd. Registration required: 856-772-1636.

Spooky Crafts for Kids Halloween crafts for kids. Green Lane Nature Center, 1492 Gravel Pike, Green Lane; Registration required: 484-674-3748. $5. 10/24. 2 pm.

Stories on the Spectrum Story time designed for kids with special needs and their caregivers. Camden County Library - South County Regional Branch, 35 Cooper Folly Rd., Atco; Registration required: 856-753-2537.

Story Time Story time & activities. Parkesburg Library, 105 West St., Parkesburg; Registration required: 610-857-5165.

Story Time Camden County Library - Bellmawr Branch, 35 E. Browning Rd., Bellmawr.

Storytime Kids can enjoy a new story weekly. Borders Books & Music, 4221 Concord Pike, Wilmington.

Storytime New stories weekly. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Concord Pike, Wilmington; 302-487-9677.

Teen Advisory Group Teens can provide feedback on what services the library should have. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269.

Teen Book Club Sundae With Author Kim Derting Harleysville will host a Skype discussion w/YA author Kim Derting ('The Body Finder'). Harleysville Books LLC, 674 Main St., Harleysville; 215-256-9311. 10/24. 7 pm.

The Face Painting Free face painting for kids, Halloween treats for sale. The Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. 10/26. 5-7:30 pm.

The Kids Karaoke Halloween Party Children and families can sing, dance and have fun. The Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. 10/28. 4:30-8:30 pm.

Thomas the Tank Playday Kids can run the train display, watch Thomas movies, build a giant Thomas the Tank layout and so much more. Toy Train Emporium, 41 Coles Ave., Cherry Hill.

Thriller in the Park Halloween event. Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, 319 E State St., Trenton. $5. 10/22. 6-9 pm.

Toddler & Preschool Story Time Songs, stories & fingerplays for young children. Harleysville Books LLC, 674 Main St., Harleysville; 215-256-9311.

Toddler Tales Children will enjoy stories, songs and finger plays. Camden County Library - Bellmawr Branch, 35 E. Browning Rd., Bellmawr.

Tours for Tots Hands-on activities featuring movement & play. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; Tickets required. Included in admission.

Writing Club for Teens Monthly club. Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636. 10/27. 4-5:30 pm.

Youth Lounge Creative workshops & open art studio. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219-23 Vine St.; Registration suggested: Toni@asianartsinitiative.org.

Youth Poetry Slam Spoken word competition for teenagers. Borders Books & Music, 4221 Concord Pike, Wilmington.

Yu Gi Oh & Pokemon Card Night Camden County Library - Voorhees Regional Branch, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees; Registration required: 856-772-1636. 10/22. 6:30 pm.

Jim Daly Act includes comedy and magic. Comedy Works at Georgine's Restaurant, 1320 Newport Rd., Bristol; Reservations required: 215-741-1661. $15; $37.50 includes dinner & show on Fri. only. Closes 10/23.

Magical Matinee Grasso's Magic Theatre presents magician Anthony Salazar. Grasso's Magic Theatre, 130 Callowhill St. $10-$30. 10/24. 4 pm.

Camden Children's Garden 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. Goblins in the Garden. 10/23. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Factory 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000. www.crayola.com/factory/. Crayola Crayon Manufacturing. Crayola Marker Manufacturing. Crayola Chronology. Inside Out. Cool Moves. Crayola After Dark. Easton Press & Bindery. Crayola Color Carousel. Crayola Meltdown.

Delaware Children's Museum 110 S. Poplar St., Wilmington; 302-654-2340. www.delawarechildrensmuseum.org. Stratosphere. The Power of Me. ECOconnect. Bank on It. Training Wheels. Structures. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Down the Shore. Fleet Backstage Theater. Arts & Imagination. Inky's Newsroom. Best Friends on Main Street. Recycled Rhythm Shack. The Discovery Diner. The Rock Climbing Wall. News & Weather. Storybook Castle. Little Discoveries. Fairy Ball. $5; $25 children. 10/22. 6:30 pm. Beauty & the Beast (1991). 10/23. 6:30 pm. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. Oct.-Apr.: Sun.-Fri. 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Sat. 9:30 am-8:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. www.myinsectarium.com. Working Beehive. Cockroach Kitchen. $7; free under 2. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

Kix & Giggles Children's Playground 9356 Old Bustleton Ave.; 215-677-4140. www.kixandgiggles.com. $7. Wed.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm; Sat. 10 am-7 pm; Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic; 215-581-3181. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org. Rainforest Rhythm. City Capers. Flight Fantasy. Roadside Attractions. River Adventures. Wonderland. Centennial Exploration. Liberty Arm & Torch. Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel. ShopRite Supermarket Exhibit. Space Station. $15; free under 1 & members. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

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