Enjoy this last weekend in February with plenty to do for kids of all ages in and around Philly! Celebrate African American history and culture, maple sugaring, Irish music, and so much more!

Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration
Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Road
Media, PA
https://www.tylerarboretum.org/

Don’t miss the Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration happening this Saturday Feb. 27th from 8am – 1pm at Tyler Arboretum in Media. Walk through different maple sugaring stations to explore the process of turning sap into syrup to get the tasty topping everyone loves. And then enjoy maple syrup on an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast, too! $12 for adults, $8 ages 3-12, free for under 3.

PNC Grow Up Great
Kimmel Center’s Commonwealth Plaza
300 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.kimmelcenter.org/events/?id=4296

Bring your little ones to the Kimmel Center this Saturday Feb. 27th at 11am for the PNC Grow Up Great series highlighting the origins and history of African Drumming as it evolved into the roots of American Jazz. Free.

Maple Sugar Day
Peace Valley Nature Center
170 N. Chapman Road
Doylestown, PA
http://www.peacevalleynaturecenter.org/

Travel to the sugar bush this Saturday Feb. 27th from 11am – 1pm to see how maple trees are tapped for sap and then take a family hike led by a Peace Valley nature guide/naturalist to learn how to identify a sugar maple tree and learn more about sap and syrup. Then enjoy waffles and syrup available for purchase too. Free.

FORE The Planet Indoor Mini-Golf
Linvilla Orchards
137 W. Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA
http://www.linvilla.com/

Get out of the chill and enjoy indoor educational mini golf at Linvilla Orchards at the new exhibition created by the Academy of Natural Sciences that pairs environmental issues with the fun of mini golf. Tickets $4.95 – $6.95.

Black History Month: Science and Inventors
Fairmount Water Works
640 Water Works Dr.
Philadelphia, PA
http://fairmountwaterworks.org/

Head to Fairmount Water Works and the water lab on Saturday Feb. 27 from 2-4pm to learn about African American scientists, doctors, and inventors who have contributed in important ways throughout history including Lonnie Johnson, inventor of the super soaker! Free.

FORE The Planet Indoor Mini-Golf
Linvilla Orchards
137 W. Knowlton Rd.
Media, PA
http://www.linvilla.com/

Get out of the chill and enjoy indoor educational mini golf at Linvilla Orchards at the new exhibition created by the Academy of Natural Sciences that pairs environmental issues with the fun of mini golf. Tickets $4.95 – $6.95.

Passport to Discovery: Ireland
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
http://www.discoverymuseum.com/

Kids and families will enjoy the Passport to Discovery: Ireland happening this weekend at the Garden State Discovery Museum Saturday Feb. 27 and Sunday Feb. 28 with games, crafts and stories highlighting all things Irish from 11am – 3pm. $13.95.

Free Sundays at the Brandywine River Museum of Art
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman’s Mill Road
Route 1
Chadds Ford, PA
http://www.brandywinemuseum.org/

Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum of Art this Sunday February 28 between 9:30am – 12pm. Free until 12 Noon.

Family Arts Academy: Stories in Fabric
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 B. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
https://www.pafa.org/

Head to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts this Sunday Feb. 28th at 2pm for the Family Arts Academy: Stories in Fabric starting at 2pm. Using textiles, family photographs and patterned paper, kids can create collaborative paper quilts inspired by the One Book, One Philadelphia children’s selection Show Way, by Jacqueline Woodson. Free.

Jennifer Oxenford is a mother of two and the founder of phillyfun4kids http://www.phillyfun4kids.com your place to find free and mostly free things to do with your kids in and around this great city of motherly love. You can also follow phillyfun4kids on twitter at @phillyfun4kids and Facebook.Find. Fun. Fast. — Download the FREE phillyfun4kids app for your iPhone in the iTunes App Store here.