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"DCM Play Date"

Posted on Saturday, February 2, 2013 | Posted by Kristen

February 15. It's the day after Valentine's Day . . . it's not a school night . . . you really need that date night . . . and the kids are tired of staying in with another babysitter. But why should they? Sign the kids up for the DCM's Play Date - a night that both the kids and you will LOVE! 

Homeschool Week at the National Constitution Center

Posted on Monday, January 28, 2013 | Posted by Kristen

The National Constitution Center invites students and their families to participate in the Center’s first annual Homeschool Week, Monday, February 11 – Friday, February 15, 2013.  Homeschoolers will enjoy the Center’s exhibitions, including Signers’ Hall and the award-winning theatrical production Freedom Rising, and the opportunity to enhance and enrich their experience with tours and workshops lead by the Center’s education staff.  The Center’s first Homeschool Week will highlight the American Presidency.  A second Homeschool Week is planned for June 17 – June 21, 2013.

Botany Discovery Weekend

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2013 | Posted by Kristen
During Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend on January 19, 20, and 21, join The Academy of Natural Sciences for a three-day celebration of plants! Participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations, and mount your very own plant specimen to take home. Assist in pollinating some super-fast-growing flowers to ensure a new generation, and check out some living plants that survive on a diet of animals! Say hello to some of the Academy’s live animals that eat nothing but plants (Saturday 3:30 p.m., Sunday and Monday 11 a.m.). You can even learn about pollination in Outside In, our children’s discovery center. 

Martin Luther King Day Activities 2013

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 | Posted by Kristen

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with these local events honoring the work and memory of this great American.

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr & Celebrate Inauguration Day!

Posted on Sunday, January 6, 2013 | Posted by Kristen

Visitors of all ages are encouraged to join the National Constitution Center for a special daylong celebration commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. and his lifelong dedication to service, as well as the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Monday, January 21, 2013.  In honor of the “double holiday,” admission to the Center is FREE, courtesy PwC.

Watch the Seaport Parade of Lights!

Posted on Saturday, December 1, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

Independence Seaport Museum is hosting the 3rd annual Seaport Parade of Lights on the Delaware River Saturday, December 15. The festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. with carolers performing holiday favorites and Santa greeting visitors with candy canes. Visitors can enjoy complimentary refreshments (while supplies last) while taking in a special holiday exhibit inside the Museum. All activities are included with Museum admission.

Ahoy Mates! Pirate Day at the Brandywine River Museum

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

On Sunday, my family (husband, 3 year old, 1st grader, 4th grader and I) went to the Brandywine River Museum for Pirate Day. It was such an exciting adventure….

Celebrate 225 years of the Constitution at the Nat'l Constitution Center

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2012 | Posted by Kristen

Since its signing on September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution remains an enduring, relevant document that inspires the world.  As headquarters of the Constitution’s landmark 225th anniversary, the National Constitution Center will conclude its lineup of celebratory events in September with a star-studded Liberty Medal ceremony and an array of festivities that honor the Constitution’s legacy of freedom.

Museum Day from Smithsonian

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 | Posted by Kristen
In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket...for free.

Academy of Natural Sciences Deal

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

Groupon has a deal right now for half price tickets to the Academy of Natural Sciences!  It's just $15 for a Museum Visit for Two (up to a $30 Value). They don't expire until February, so use them to see the current exhibit "Academy at 200" the Shell Show in October, Live Animal Discovery Weekend in November or check out the awesome dinos any day!

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