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Entries for February 2012

Last Chance to Skate, the Final Week of Operation for the Blue Cross RiverRink.

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

A wintertime tradition in Philadelphia, the 18th anniversary season of the Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing will end on March 4, 2012.  So, it’s the final week to “Think Rink,” as the Blue Cross RiverRink located on Columbus Boulevard and Market Street, is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors and fresh air fun for everyone!

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2012 | Posted by Lori

Is it just me, or does it seem like Dr. Seuss’ birthday is becoming a bigger and bigger event every year? Much of this is attributed to the National Educational Association’s Read Across America initiative which inspires events all over the area.

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TopDentists.com Photo Contest

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2012 | Posted by Lori

TopDentists.com, a leading source of cosmetic dental information, is running a photo contest to win a teeth whitening makeover in New York City!

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BounceU Open Play Discount!

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 | Posted by Lori

We love when these mid-winter deals pop up!  Groupon has a great deal for open bounce sessions at several area BounceU locations.

$15 Cabin Fever Adventure Aquarium Tickets!

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012 | Posted by Lori
Adventure Aquarium in Camden is offering a special ticket discount this weekend only! Purchase tickets for just $15 and use anytime over the next year!

Celebrate the American presidency and our freedom to vote during Presidents Day Weekend at the National Constitution Center!  As the nation prepares for the presidential election in November, get to know the 44 men who have held the title of President of the United States of America.  Visitors to the Center will have the chance to step into the shoes of our nation’s Commander-in-Chief through interactive shows, craft activities and special tours.  Events will take place from Saturday, February 18 through Monday, February 20, 2012, and are FREE with regular museum admission.  PLEASE NOTE: The Center will open early at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 19.

The 15th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. This year, it will take place Friday, February 17, through Monday, February 20. Please join us for the 15th annual count!

Paleopalooza is coming February 18-19!

Posted on Friday, February 3, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

Join the Academy of Natural Sciences for their annual Paleopalooza festival, a fossil-filled extravaganza that’s fun for the whole family! Talk one-on-one with paleontologists about their work, watch as they work on the bones of a massive titanosaur, and join Buddy the T. rex and Dr. Scott Sampson from the PBS hit series Dinosaur Train.

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Whole Foods Market providing FREE eCycle Collection

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

On Saturday, February 18, Whole Food Market locations throughout the Philadelphia area will be providing a FREE eCycle Collection from 9AM to 2PM.

Honor Struggles for Freedom During African American History Month

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

Visitors to the National Constitution Center during the month of February will have the opportunity to honor the contributions that African Americans have made throughout history during the National Constitution Center’s African American History Month Celebration.  Guests visiting the Center throughout the month can participate in a variety of interactive programs that celebrate the lives of iconic figures including Frederick Douglass, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and President Barack Obama, whose vision, courage and sacrifice made real the principles our country was founded upon.  In addition, the Center’s main exhibition, The Story of We the People, illuminates the trials and triumphs of African Americans throughout history.