Holiday weekend events for the family

Posted: May 26, 2012

Special Events

Annual Tango Festival Featuring workshops, social dances & performances. Ruba Club, 416 Green St. $30-$250. Closes 5/27.

Decorate-a-Cupcake Fridays Bakery provides chocolate & vanilla cupcakes, icing & all the toppings to make your own cupcake. Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, 8126 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-7374. Donations accepted; free 12 and under.

Germantown White House Exhibits Interactive exhibits featuring George Washington's family & household. Germantown White House (formerly Deshler-Morris House), 5442 Germantown Ave.; 215-965-2305.

Heinz NWR Weed Warrior Training Course Class teaching how to identify native plants, weeds, and birds. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. 5/26. 9 am-3 pm.

Kwikset Smart Security Tour Home security show. Home Depot, 1651 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. 5/25. 9 am-1 pm. Also at  Home Depot, 4640 Roosevelt Blvd. 5/26. 9 am-1 pm.

The Liberty Party DJs, food, drink specials the fourth Saturday of each month. 2204 Liberty Bar, 2204 Market St.

Decoration Day Honoring those who lost their lives in the Civil War. Hancock Square, Montgomery County Courthouse, 493 Swede St., Norristown. 5/28. Noon-1 pm.

Radnor Township Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Rd., Ste. F-200, Wayne. 5/28. 9:45 am.

Annual Memorial Day Parade Downtown Medford, Main St. 5/28. 11 am.

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

Kid's Stuff

Annual Educational Extravaganza Students learn while enjoying a day. Morey's Piers & Raging Waters, 25th St. and the Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-522-3900. Included in admission. Closes 6/1.

Cookies & Storytime A weekly program for preschoolers that includes an introduction to books, an activity & snack. Harleysville Books, 674 Main St., Harleysville; 215-256-9311. $2.

Kid Support for People Impacted by Cancer Group for children who have cancer or family members or friends with cancer. Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia (formerly the Wellness Community of Philadelphia), 4100 Chamounix Dr.; Reservations required: 215-879-7733. Closes 5/31.

Mother & Daughter Tea Tea time and lunch catered by E&J Catering, a mother and daughter photo shoot, fashion show, and mother and daughter activity. Register online or by calling Faith in Action at 609-835-7000. Willingboro Township Kennedy Center, 429 John F Kennedy Way, Willingboro. $30 pair. 5/26. 10 am.

Camden Children's Garden 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. Fit & Fun Family Festival. 5/26. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free 2 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Factory 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000.

Delaware Children's Museum 110 S. Poplar St., Wilmington; 302-654-2340. Stratosphere. The Power of Me. ECOconnect. Bank on It. Training Wheels. Structures. $12; free 12 months & under. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. 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. Dinosaurium. Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue. 5/26. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. 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. Kix & Giggles Attractions. $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. City Capers. Flight Fantasy. Roadside Attractions. River Adventures. Wonderland. Centennial Exploration. Liberty Arm & Torch. Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel. ShopRite Supermarket Exhibit. Space Station. Rainforest Rhythm. $15; free under 1, members. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-7070. $50.95; $45.95 seniors; free under 2. Open daily.

Smith The Kids' Play Place in the Park 33rd St.; 215-765-4325. Playhouse. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.

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