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Special Events Philadelphia Dr. Ted Eisenberg & Joyce K. Eisenberg: The Scoop on Breasts Book launch party. Display of hand-painted bras, DJ music, chair massages & refreshments. Kaleidoscope Boutique, 151 N. 3d Street 12/7. 5-9 pm.

Special Events


Dr. Ted Eisenberg & Joyce K. Eisenberg: The Scoop on Breasts

Book launch party. Display of hand-painted bras, DJ music, chair massages & refreshments. Kaleidoscope Boutique, 151 N. 3d Street 12/7. 5-9 pm.

Germantown White House Exhibits Interactive exhibits featuring George Washington's family & household. Germantown White House (formerly Deshler-Morris House), 5442 Germantown Ave.; 215-965-2305.

Premiere Pro CS6 User Group Party and Workshop Multi-Cam Demonstration & Holiday Activities. Future Media Concepts, 325 Chestnut St. 12/12. 6-7:30 pm.

Prohibition Cocktail Tour Philadelphia tour with tastings. Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th St. $55. Closes 12/22.

Running of the Santas Pub crawl/Santa run to benefit children's cancer charities. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. $15. 12/8. Noon.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Chanukah in Chocolate Land

Featuring a giant chocolate menorah, games, food & more. Suburban Square, Anderson Ave., Ardmore. 12/9. 4-6 pm.

The Narberth Dickens Festival Scavenger hunt, period vendors, street musicians, carolers, ice sculpting exhibition, carriage rides & more. Downtown Narberth, Haverford Ave., 12/8. Noon-4 pm.

New Jersey

Christmas Candlelight House Tour

Self-guided tour features carolers, strolling musicians, architectural gems & vintage decorations. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; Reservations recommended: 609-884-5404.


. $25; $20 children 3-12. Closes 12/15.

Historic Smithville Mansion Guided Tours Learn about the property's history as you explore the mansion, annex rooms & courtyard gardens. 803 Smithville Rd., Mount Holly. $6.

Medford Dickens Festival Tree lighting, caroling, foods, a parade, Victorian trolley and carriage rides. Downtown Medford, Main St. 12/8. 6-10 pm.


Annual Spirit of Christmas

A townwide celebration with decorated homes, entertainment & the annual Tree Lighting at Market Square on the Center Green. City of New Castle, 220 Delaware St., 302-328-3279.


. 12/8. 10 am.

Kid's Stuff

Children's events

ArtSee Drop-In Activities

Weekly craft activities for kids & adults. The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Closes 12/30.

Baby Loves Disco Transforming the hippest nightclubs into childproof discos. Shampoo, 417 N. 8th St.; 215-922-7500. $20 per walking human; $60 for 4. 12/9. 12-2:30 pm.

Breakfast with Santa A fun morning for kids and Santa, including crafts and food. Lower Bucks Family YMCA - Fairless Hills Branch, 601 S. Oxford Valley Rd., Fairless Hills. $8. 12/8. 9:30-11:30 am.

Breakfast with Santa Breakfast with Santa and his friends. Sahara Sam's Oasis, 535 N. Route 73, West Berlin. $29.95. 12/8. 8-10 am.

Gingerbread House Workshop Workshop/demonstration with Philadelphia pastry chefs. Includes gingerbread house & edible decorations, buffet lunch, visit with Santa & more. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse, 111 S. 17th St.; Reservations required: 215-563-4810. $50 per child. 12/9. Noon-3 pm.

Glory of Stories Children's storytime & craft activity. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. $3.

Sleepytime Stories Bilingual family story and song time. Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; Registration required: 610-278-5100. Closes 12/18.

Story Time With Santa Beneficial Bank hosts. Santa will entertain with a reading of 'Miracle on 34th Street'; children can get their photo taken and share their Christmas wish list with him. Refreshments will be provided. Beneficial Bank, 700 Stokes Rd, Medford Lakes; 12/8. 10 am-1 pm. Also Beneficial Bank, 1636-61 Route 38 & Eayrestown Rd., Lumberton. 12/8. 10 am-1 pm, and Beneficial Bank, 1600 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale. 12/8. 10 am-1 pm.

The Holidays Come to Crozer Library Children of all ages will enjoy a visit from Santa Claus, a special magic show and much more. J. Lewis Crozer Library, 620 Engle St. 12/8. 1:30-3:30 pm.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733.


. Brunch With Santa. $12; $10 children. 12/8. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free 2 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Factory 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000.

Delaware Children's Museum 110 S. Poplar St., Wilmington; 302-654-2340. Stratosphere. The Power of Me. ECOconnect. Bank on It. Training Wheels. Structures. $12; free 12 months & under. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. Down the Shore. Fleet Backstage Theater. Arts & Imagination. Inky's Newsroom. Best Friends on Main Street. Recycled Rhythm Shack. The Discovery Diner. The Rock Climbing Wall. News & Weather. Storybook Castle. Little Discoveries. Dinosaurium. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. Oct.-Apr.: Sun.-Fri. 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Sat. 9:30 am-8:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. Working Beehive. Cockroach Kitchen. Christmas Cards. 12/8. 1 pm. $7; free under 2. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

Kix & Giggles Children's Playground 9356 Old Bustleton Ave.; 215-677-4140. Kix & Giggles Attractions. $7. Wed.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm; Sat. 10 am-7 pm; Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic; 215-581-3181. Rainforest Rhythm. Space Station. City Capers. Flight Fantasy. Roadside Attractions. River Adventures. Wonderland. Centennial Exploration. Liberty Arm & Torch. Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel. ShopRite Supermarket Exhibit. $16; free members, under 1. Oct.-Mar.: Mon.-Sat. 9 am-4 pm; Sun. 11 am-4 pm.

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-7070. A Very Furry Christmas. $21.99. Sprout's Pajama Party Weekend. 12/8-9.

Smith The Kids' Play Place in the Park 33rd St.; 215-765-4325. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.