Events for the family

Posted: September 28, 2012

Special Events

DEA Drug Take-Back Dispose of outdated and unused prescription and OTC drugs. Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St.; 215-732-2515. 9/29. 10 am-2 pm.

Gatsby in the Garden 'Great Gatsby'-themed party in celebration of the Rodin Museum's reopening. Entertainment, appetizers & drinks. Rodin Museum, Franklin Parkway at 22d St.; 215-763-8100. 9/28. 6:30-9 pm. Sold out.

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.

RecFest Children of all ages can enjoy a day of recreational games. Carousel House, 1701 Belmont Ave. 9/29. 10 am-3 pm.

Vendemmia Wine Festival South Philly's annual wine festival & celebration of Italian culture. Girard Estate Park, 21st St.; 215-923-3200 Ext. 239. www.vendemmiafoundation.org/festival.php. $45 advance; $50 day of. 9/30. 2-6 pm.

3d Annual Sproutfest Rescued pet adoption event Upper Merion Township Park, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia. 9/30. 11 am-3 pm.

Harvest Moon Festival A festival to raise funds for an amphitheater. Historic Grange Estate, Myrtle Ave. and Warwick Rd., Havertown. $15. 9/28. 6-9 pm.

Malvern Fall Festival & Bark in the Park The Malvern Business and Professional Association hosts, with crafters, hundreds of vendors, and kid-friendly activities. There will also be dog and pet-related booths and activities. For the family and furry friends. 1 E. First Ave., Malvern. 9/30. 11 am-4 pm.

Maysie's FarmFest - The Conservation Concert: Local Food, Local Music Fundraiser concert. Maysie's Farm Conservation Center, 15 St. Andrew's Lane, Glenmoore. www.maysiesfarmfest.org. $15 advance; $20 day of event; $16 after 6pm. 9/29. 1-11 pm.

Portable Planetarium Shows by Stars on the Move Public observing session. Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford. 10/4. 7:30-9:45 pm.

Pumpkinland Harvest Festival Take a hayride to the Witches House and toast some marshmallows or use the giant slingshot. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media; 610-874-4678.

The American Revolution in Bucks County Bucks County Free Library - Yardley-Makefield Branch, 1080 Edgewood Rd., Morrisville; 215-493-9020. 9/29. 2 pm.

9th Annual Italian Heritage Festival Celebrate Italian heritage at this community fair. RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Dr., Thorofare. 9/30. 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.

Souper Sunday Closing Day Celebration and Chili Cook Off Morey's Piers & Raging Waters, 25th St. and the Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-522-3900. Included in admission. 9/30. 11 am-5 pm.

Woodbury Fall Arts Fest Over 300 artisans & craftsmen, 6 music stages, gourmet food trucks, craft beers, wine & cheese tasting & more. Main St., Woodbury; 856-845-8655. fallartsfest.blogspot.com. 9/29. 11 am-6 pm.

DHA Tailgate Party Delaware Humane Association hosts a dog adoption event, tailgate-style. There will be food, drinks, and a 'meet and greet' with dogs who need good homes. All have been spayed/neutered, vaccinated, tested for worms, microchipped, and given veterinary care. Delaware Humane Association, 701 A St., Wilmington; 302-571-8171. 9/29. Noon-3 pm.

Kid's Stuff

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

Ciao! Learn Italian and Make Pasta Necklaces Italian-themed story time and craft. Voorhees Town Center, 1285 Echelon Mall, Voorhees. 10/2. 11 am-noon.

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

Mommy 'n' Me Pilates Class Exercise class for moms w/infants. Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd Dr. Ste. 201, Bryn Mawr. $25.

Musical Marching Minyan With Chana Rothman A morning service for kids. Germantown Jewish Centre, 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507.

Sleepytime Stories Bilingual family story and song time. Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; Registration required: 610-278-5100.

Willow Grove Park's Morning Club: Romp N' Roll Preschool aged music activities & exercises. Willow Grove Park, 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-6000. 10/2. 10:30-11:30 am.

Camden Children's Garden 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. $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. 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. Pumpkin Palooza. $15. 9/29. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm. 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. 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. Rainforest Rhythm. Space Station. City Capers. Flight Fantasy. Roadside Attractions. River Adventures. Wonderland. Centennial Exploration. Liberty Arm & Torch. Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel. ShopRite Supermarket Exhibit. ConKerr Cancer Pillowcase Pajama Party. $50, $30 children 12 & under; $45, $25 children 12 & under in pajamas. 9/28. 6-9 pm. $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. Zoe's Birthday Bash. Regular admission. 9/29. $50.95; $45.95 seniors; free under 2.

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

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