Borough swimming pools will be open free of charge. Other activities include tours of the borough fire and police headquarters. The fun concludes with a fireworks show at 9.
Founders Day, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park, 300 E. Main St. (Rte. 63), Lansdale. Free. Information: 267-498-5060 or www.discoverlansdale.org.
Play it safe, and meet Olivia
Learn about fire safety and meet a beloved character this weekend at the Please Touch Museum.
On Safety Day, Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., members of the Philadelphia Fire Department will be on hand. Kids can learn about fire prevention, try on firefighter gear, and get a close look at a fire engine and ladder truck.
On Sunday, celebrate author Ian Falconer's birthday with story time featuring stories from the Olivia the Pig series, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and again from 3 to 4. Each story time includes a meet-and-greet with Olivia the Pig herself.
Safety Day 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Olivia the Pig, 12:30 to 1:30 and 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Please Touch Museum, Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $16 age 1 and older; museum members and infants free. Information: 215-581-3181 or www.pleasetouchmuseum.org.
Tevell Rose at Grasso's Magic Theatre
Chicago magician Tevell Rose, one of the "African American Masters of Magic," performs Sunday at Grasso's Magic Theatre.
Rose, a magician for more than 20 years, has performed for McDonald's Corp., the Chicago Bulls, and many others. He'll amaze with his tricks beginning at 3 p.m.
Tevell Rose, 3 p.m. Sunday at Grasso's Magic Theatre, 103 Callowhill St. Tickets: $15. Information: www.grassosmagictheatre.com.
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