Grab and Go Kids Planner

With animal adventure hour, an art show, “Aladdin Jr.,” family nights at the flower show and Bookmobile stops, we’ve got your cabin-fever fix right here!

Pick five! Check out the five best family activities or events for the week.

Come back every Wednesday for new picks, and help us build the kids planner with your own suggestions and tips—just add them to the comment box. We love hearing from you!


Family Best Bets of the Week

Where/When: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia; Daily through March 13

Why go: “Springtime in Paris” offers fun and beauty for all ages at the annual Philadelphia International Flower Show. Family nights are March 11 and 12, with entertainment, crafts, children's activities and face painting.

Pricing: $15 for kids, $26-$28 for adults


Where/When: Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy, 1 Skippack Pike, Schwenksville; March 10, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Why go: Learn about fawns, the "babes in the woods." Spring is the perfect time to learn about fawns, their behaviors and adaptations.

Pricing: $7 members, $10 nonmembers


Where/When: Skippack Elementary School, 4081 Heckler Road, Collegeville; March 11, 5 to 8 p.m.

Why go: Bring family and friends, to learn about Pennsylvania artists and museums.


Where/When: Perkiomen Valley Middle School West, 220 Big Road, Zieglerville; March 11-13

Why go: Perkiomen Valley Middle School West students will perform Disney’s Aladdin Jr., March 11-12 at 7:30 p.m., and March 13 at 2:30 p.m., in the school auditorium.

Pricing: $6


• Bookmobile Stops

Where/When: and

Why go: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library’s Bookmobile will stop in Skippack and Collegeville. Click here to learn about Bookmobile policies.

Pricing: Free


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