Five Weeks of Family Fun

Now that the weather has finally turned promising, the kids are getting a little stir crazy. Don’t worry — Philly’s got you covered

The past four weeks have flown by with family-friendly concerts, activities, performances and more. If you haven’t yet taken advantage of the half-priced tickets and events the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is sponsoring, you’ve got one more weekend to get out there with the kids and have a good time. Whether it’s mini-golf, a clay workshop or exploring a battleship, the discounted tickets are available only at phillyfunguide.com. The forecast looks sunny, so get out there and have some Philly fun.


The past four weeks have flown by with family-friendly concerts, activities, performances and more. If you haven’t yet taken advantage of the half-priced tickets and events the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is sponsoring, you’ve got one more weekend to get out there with the kids and have a good time. Whether it’s mini-golf, a clay workshop or exploring a battleship, the discounted tickets are available only at phillyfunguide.com. The forecast looks sunny, so get out there and have some Philly fun.

The Week's Family Events

Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17
Philly Mini Golf :: Presented by Once Upon a Nation — Franklin Square, 200 North 6th St.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. :: $3-$4 :: Enjoy a round with the kids, putting your way through a miniature version of Philadelphia

Ongoing
The Adventures of a Boy and His Dog on the High Seas :: Mum Puppettheatre, 115 Arch St.
Times vary by day :: $6 :: Puppets portray dancing clams, pinching crabs and swash-buckling pirates this and next weekend

Ongoing
Battleship New Jersey :: Battleship New Jersey, Clinton St. at the Waterfront, 62 Battleship Place, Camden
Times vary by day :: $6.50-$8.50 :: Starting Wednesday, discover what life was like for a sailor by climbing through the most decorated battleship in naval history

Saturday, June 16
Family Workshops :: The Clay Studio — 139 North Second St.
Workshops starting at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. :: $10-$15 :: Create a piece of art with the whole family that is dry and ready to take home at the end of the workshop

Saturday, June 16
The Franklin Institute :: 222 North 20th St.
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. :: $0-$7 :: Stroll through the halls of the Science Center and remind the kids—and yourself—just how cool science can be

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