Events for the family

Posted: August 10, 2012

Special Events

Baywatch Beach Party Beach themed party. Whisper Club, 1712 Walnut St. $10; free with bathing suit. 8/11. 10 pm.

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.

Southeast Asia Dragon Boat Festival Celebration of Southeastern Asian culture. Penn's Landing, Spring Garden St. & N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-2386. 8/11. Noon-7 pm.

Peach Festival & Sidewalk Sale Peachy foods, live music & savings at local shops. Peddler's Village, Rtes. 202 & 263, Lahaska; 215-794-4000. Closes 8/12. Craft Beer & Crab Festival Craft beer, steamed crabs & other foods, live music & family activities. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. 8/11. 11 am-8 pm.

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

ArtSee Drop-In Activities Weekly craft activities for kids & adults. Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

Big Time Rush Stars of the Nickelodeon TV series perform. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden; 877-598-8696. $20-$65. 8/10. 7 pm.

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.

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

Ronald McDonald House Annual Touch a Truck Fundraiser Raise money for the house with fun and games. The Promenade at Sagemore, Rte. 73, Sagemore Dr., Marlton; 856-985-3846. 8/11. 10 am-2 pm.

Summer Camp (6-12 Years Old) Children will investigate the water, woodlands, bugs, frogs, and more through hands-on activities and games. Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Rd., Bristol; 215-785-1177. $115-$200 per week. Closes 8/17.

Teddy Bear Picnic Kids can bring their teddy bears & a bag lunch for a post-storytime picnic at the store. Harleysville Books, 674 Main St., Harleysville; 215-256-9311. $2. 8/16. 11:30-noon.

Camden Children's Garden 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. Peach, Princess & Pirate Party Family Festival. 8/11. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free 2 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Factory 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000. www.crayola.com/factory/.

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. $12; free 12 months & under. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Crafty Bands. Regular admission. 8/10. 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. Travel By Sea. 8/11. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. www.myinsectarium.com. Working Beehive. Cockroach Kitchen. Feeling Buggy? 8/11. 1 pm. $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. 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. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org. 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. www.sesameplace.com. $50.95; $45.95 seniors; free under 2. Open daily.

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

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