Hooray for March! Lots to do in and around Philadelphia this weekend to celebrate the imminent arrival of spring with warmer weather just around the corner!

St. Patrick’s Day Dance
SpArc Philadelphia
2350 W. Westmoreland St.
Philadelphia, PA
http://sparcphilly.org/

Don’t miss the St. Patrick’s Day Dance at SpArc Philadelphia this Friday March 4th starting at 6pm. Come out for an evening full of St. Patty’s themed music, dance, and fun! $6 adults, $4 kids, free for ages 6 and younger.

American Girl Fashion Show
Tavistock Country Club
100 Tavistock Ln.
Haddonfield, NJ
http://www.ronaldhouse-snj.org/events.php

Head to Haddonfield NJ this weekend for the American Girl Fashion show running Saturday March 5th at 10am and 4pm and Sunday March 6th at 4pm. Hosted by the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, real girls model historical and contemporary American Girl outfits while attendees learn about clothing evolution throughout history. Guest will also enjoy an ice cream party and special gift bag for each child.

Gallery Romp: China
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.penn.museum/calendar/eventdetail/210/gallery-romp-china

Take the little ones to the Penn Museum for the Gallery Romp China this Saturday March 5th from 10:30- 11:30am. Go on a race for the zodiac with cat, rat, and other animal friends of the zodiac. Geared for ages 3-5. Free with admission. $15 adults, $10 children 6-17, free for children 5 and under.

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: International Grape Festival
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
http://www.discoverymuseum.com/

Kids and families will enjoy the Passport to Discovery: International Grape Festival happening this Saturday March 5th at the Garden State Discovery Museum from 11am – 3pm with games, crafts and stories highlighting all things celebrating the venerable grape!. $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 March 6th between 9:30am – 12pm. Free until 12 Noon.

Philadelphia Flower Show
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA
http://theflowershow.com/plan-your-visit/kids

Don’t miss the annual Philadelphia Flower show on its opening day this Sunday March 5th. Enjoy the “Explore America” theme as you and your family take in beautiful flower displays inspired by local and national parks. Kids get the opportunity to become a Junior Ranger, enjoy the make-your-own terrarium station and new Railway Garden, too. Tickets $15 – $34.

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.