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Weekend Phillyfun Picks For Kids — June 20-22, 2014

June 20, 2014 10:56 AM

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Happy official start of summer! Kids are out of school and the weather looks mostly perfect for a weekend of fun, including music festivals galore, a sea-faring day of fun for pups, the super run and more! – Jennifer Oxenford

The Super Run
The Navy Yard
4747 S. Broad Street #120
Philadelphia, Pa.
http://thesuperrun.com/locations/philadelphia-pennsylvania/Bring the whole family out for The Super Run happening Saturday, June 21st at the Navy Yard (check-in and registration at 8:30 a.m., fun begins at 9:00 a.m.) All participants receive superhero swag and superhero cape and have an opportunity to run a 1k or 5k along with games, entertainment and fun. $30 registration for 5k, $10 registration for 1k.

Fairy House Workshop
Brandywine River Museum
1 Hoffman’s Mill Road
Route 1
Chadds Ford, Pa.

Head to the Brandywine River Museum on Saturday, June 21st to celebrate the first day of summer by having your little ones make a fanciful fairy house for your garden! Participants can decorate a small house with natural materials including flower petals, pine cones and other decorative items from nature. $15 for adults, $10 for kids.

All Around This World
World Café Live
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pa.

Peanut Butter and James welcomes the Philly-based world music and global cultures program, All Around This World, to the World Café Live in Philly on Saturday, June 21st at 10 a.m. to celebrate International Make Your Own Instrument Day. Enjoy a day of hands-on instrument making and then move and sing along with the All Around This World Global Orchestra featuring music from Latin America, Africa, South and Central Asia and the Caribbean. $10.

Pups at Sea, Dog-Friendly Event
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, Pa.

The Independence Seaport Museums hosts Pups at Sea, a dog-friendly event on Saturday, June 21st starting at 11 a.m. in partnership with Street Tails Animal Rescue (STAR) and For the Love of Dog. Bring the pooch and enjoy a day of canine friendly activity aboard the Olympia’s Weather Deck including a puppy kissing booth, old time dog photo booth, STAR dog adoption, a nautical themed dog costume contest and lots more. All proceeds raised will help support the Olympia and STAR. $15. Museum admission not included. Dogs must be leashed at all time.

ARTSee Activities: Water Wonders
The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pa.

The Barnes Foundation celebrates summer with Water Wonders this Saturday, June 21st from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Sunday, June 22nd from 1-3 p.m. as part of their family ARTSee series. The whole family can get in on the water fun by sketching a seascape, composing a beach bag, and making models of underwater creatures from the sea. Free. (Free drop-in tickets at the front desk. Gallery admission not included.)

Free Admission on Sunday Mornings
Brandywine River Museum
1 Hoffman’s Mill Road
Route 1
Chadds Ford, Pa.

Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum on Sunday mornings including this Sunday, June 22nd between 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free.

Clark Park Summer Music and Arts Festival
Clark Park
43rd & Chester Ave
Philadelphia, Pa.

The Clark Park Summer Music Festival takes place on Saturday, June 21st at 12 p.m. with over 40 vendors and 10 bands and lots of fun for the whole family. Free.

Make Music Philly Day
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, Pa.

Celebrate the first official day of summer and the longest day of the year with Make Music Philly Day on Saturday, June 21st starting at 1 p.m. down at the Great Plaza Penn’s Landing and Race Street Piers. Enjoy a full day of live entertainment and a grand finale music concert and more! Free.

Summer Solstice Jam
5267 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, Pa.

Celebrate summer by packing a picnic for the family and heading to historic Grumblethorpe Manor in Germantown for live music from School of Rock, The Knox Street Band and others. Plus enjoy tours of the gardens, homemade ice cream, tasty iced tea and lemonade, and more. $5 per person. $20 families.

Jennifer Oxenford is a mother of two and the founder of phillyfun4kids, 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 at www.facebook.com/phillyfun4kidsFind. Fun. Fast. — Now you can download the FREE phillyfun4kids app for your iPhone in the iTunes App Store at www.bit.ly/TH1tat

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