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BalletX Partners with Dinos after Dark

While we no longer live in the Philly area, I still love to be able to share about some of the great field trip ideas as it is still a driveable distance for us, and I know that some of my readers live in the area, so I wanted to share about this really cool… Continue reading BalletX Partners with Dinos after Dark

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Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies Opens Sept. 30

Take a rare and exciting look at the life of dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos in Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies opening Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

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Squishy, Stinky, Slimy Fun Starts May 16 with Animal Grossology at the Academy of Natural Sciences

PHILADELPHIA (April 13, 2015) — Oozing with disgusting science, Animal Grossology provides a slight off-kilter view of the animal kingdom starting Saturday, May 16, with its grand opening at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Get ready to be totally en-GROSS-ed!

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Summer Camp Events at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Summer is a great time to explore nature, and Bug Fest, summer camp and an exhibit about the squishiest, stinkiest, slimiest creatures on Earth offer some wonderful ways to do that at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

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Animal Grossology Exhibit Opens May 16 with Squishy Stinky Slimy Fun

Oozing with disgusting science and interactive learning games, a new exhibit opening Saturday, May 16, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University provides a unique perspective on the animal kingdom. Get ready to be totally en-GROSS-ed!

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Penn Museum’s 26th Annual Celebration of African Cultures

African melodies and moves, along with tales, proverbs, artifacts, crafts, and cuisine from cultural traditions spanning the African continent, come together at the Penn Museum’s annual Celebration of African Cultures on Saturday, February 28, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The festivities showcase acclaimed local artists and griots, including storyteller Queen Nur, Odunde 365, and the Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble.

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Explore Dinosaurs at Paleopalooza Feb. 14 and 15

Paleopalooza, a weekend festival featuring dinosaur fossils, paleo-illustration classes, engaging live animal shows and more, will take place Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14 and 15, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

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Penn Museum Welcomes in the Year of the Sheep at the 34th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration

Help shepherd in the Year of the Sheep at the Penn Museum’s 34th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The daylong extravaganza features traditional music and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, a special focus on Chinese health and wellness practices, calligraphy demonstrations, vegetable carving, family crafts and tours, even a Chinese marketplace.

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Frankford Hall Visits from Santa and The Lara & Joe Show

Get you list ready kids because Santa will be at Frankford Hall this weekend December 20th and 21st from 12:00-3:00PM. Kids under 10 will eat free during all Santa visits and there will also be performances from The Lara & Joe Show! Come sing a long, drink hot chocolate, and get involved in photo opps and fun! Photo's are DIY. Post your picture with Santa to your social media using the hashtag #Frankfordhallidays and you could win a holiday treat!

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Peace around the World Holiday Celebration Dec. 6 at the Penn Museum

It’s time to get into the holiday spirit! Bring family and friends to the Penn Museum Saturday, December 6, 11:00 – 4:00 pm for the free 19th annual Peace around the World holiday celebration. Guests receive Museum “passports” with itineraries to visit eight “countries” and their cultures—China, Haiti, India, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, and Russia—via eight international presenters, and explore festive holiday traditions from around the world. The afternoon also features holiday and children’s music, storytelling, dance performances, henna hand art, balloon art, face painting, and a family craft activity that invites guests to offer their personal wishes for peace. Special museum gallery tours, holiday Museum Shop discounts for all, and free cupcakes for children make this a special day!