Family Festival- I Heart Science

February 19, 2018 all-day

Family Festival February 19 – I Heart Science
Valentine’s Day is over, but join us to fall in love with science through play, art, experiments, and stories.

Program Room: Poppin’ Wax Hearts
11 AM – 2 PM
Centennial Arts Studio, Lower Level
All ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Doodle, paint, and surprise yourself with this intriguing (he)ART style!
Adventurous Afternoons: I Heart Science
Wednesday 10:00-10:30, 3:30-4:00 PM
Healthy Me, Healthy Family, Healthy Community, Lower Level
Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner
Meet us to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old.  Get your heart beating!   Explore the cardiovascular system through stories, movement, and observation.
Storytime: Eureka!
Daily 1:30 PM
Sid the Science Kid Exhibition, Main Floor
All Ages
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, build literacy skills, and make discoveries with stories about science and scientists.
Drop-In and Draw: Periodic Names
2 – 3 PM
River Adventure, Main Floor
Preschool and up with a grownup
Drop in and explore the periodic table. Then grab some pencils and figure out what elements make your name!
Live Theater: The Building Show
11AM – 11:30 AM and 1PM – 1:30 PM
The Playhouse, Lower Level
Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
4:30 PM – 5 PM
Hamilton Hall, Main Floor
All ages
Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement, then help us end the day with a parade!


Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181

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