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Special Events Philadelphia Cirque Eloize: iD 'ID' blends art & circus acts with hip-hop & breakdance elements. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999. $25-$75. Closes 12/30.

Special Events


Cirque Eloize: iD

'ID' blends art & circus acts with hip-hop & breakdance elements. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St.; 215-893-1999.


. $25-$75. Closes 12/30.

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.

Mummers Fancy Brigade Finale Fancy Brigade clubs perform. Afternoon show is family-oriented, w/a meet & greet. Evening show is a juried competition. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.; 215-418-4700. $20-$25. Closes 1/1.

Philadelphia Mummers Parade Thousands of participants parade down Broad Street in colorful costumes. Avenue of the Arts, Broad St. 1/1. 10 am.

New Jersey

Guided Tours

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

Kid's Stuff

Children's events

ArtSee Drop-In Activities

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

Disney on Ice: Rockin' Ever After Musical showcase featuring a selection from Disney-Pixar's 'Brave' & various other popular Disney films. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.; 215-339-7600. $22.50-$90. Closes 1/6.

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

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

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


. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free for children 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 for children 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 for children under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm. 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. $7; free for children 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. Countdown 2 Noon. 12/31. $16; free for members, children under 1. Oct.-Mar.: Mon.-Sat. 9 am-4 pm; Sun. 11 am-4 pm; Apr.-Sep.: Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-7070. A Very Furry Christmas. $21.99. 12/28. Count's Countdown to New Year's. $27; $17 children 2-11. 12/31. $50.95; $45.95 seniors; free for children under 2. Open daily.

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