Special Events

Philadelphia

American Sailing Tours

Daily, 90-min. Delaware River tours on Chinese junk-rigged schooner. An informative History Sail, musical Tropical Sail or romantic Sunset Sail. Pier 24, 401 N. Columbus Blvd.

. $40-$50.

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

Guinness Memorial Day Irish Festival Live Irish music, vendors, children's activities & refreshments. Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd. $8 advance, $10 day of event; free 13 and under with paid adult. 5/27. 11 am.

Saturday Wellness Walk Moderately paced nature walk on easy trails. The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; registration required: 215-482-7300 Ext 110. $5. 5/25. 12 pm.

Sundrop Music & Arts Festival Weekend of performances by regional acts. Free daytime shows Sat. & Sun. The Fire, 412 W. Girard Ave.; 267-671-9298. Free-$10. Closes 5/26.

Toad Nights Toad Sights & Sounds. The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; preregistration required: 215-482-7300 x 110.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade

Annual tribute. Concludes with a commemorative ceremony at Union HIll Cemetery. Kennett High School & Auditorium, 100 E. South St., Kennett Square. 5/27. 10 am.

Piccadilly Circus Elephants & tigers, 'cirque' performers, aerialists, clowns & more. Neshaminy Mall, Rte. 1, Bensalem. www.thefuncircus.com. $28-$48; $10-$20 children. Closes 5/27.

Quakertown Memorial Day Parade & Remembrance Ceremony Parade along 9th & Mill Streets to Quakertown Memorial Park. American Legion Post 242, 610 E. Broad St., Quakertown. 5/27. 9 am.

New Jersey

Annual Garden Party

Vegan party and awareness event. American Vegan Society, 56 Dinshah Ln., Malaga. $5-$25. 5/26. Noon-5 pm.

Everything You Wanted to Know About GMOS But Were Afraid to Ask Lecture on the realities of genetically modified and engineered foods. Camden County Library, 15 MacArthur Blvd., Haddon Township. 5/30. 7 pm.

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.

Piccadilly Circus Elephants & tigers, 'cirque' performers, aerialists, clowns & more. Dream Park, 460 U.S. 130, Swedesboro. www.thefuncircus.com. $28-$48; $10-$20 children. Closes 5/26.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival Kite builders & competitors, kite-making workshops & exhibits, children's activities & more. Wildwoods Convention Center, 5401 Boardwalk, Wildwood; Box Office: 609-729-9000. www.SkyFestivals.com. Closes 5/27.

Kid's Stuff

Children's events

ArtSee Drop-In Activities

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

Glory of Stories Children's storytime & craft activity. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. $3. Closes 5/31.

Half Pint Kids Club: Taco Bowls Kids will create a little twist on an old favorite, the taco. Whole Foods Market, 1575 Fairway Rd., Jenkintown. $5. 5/30. 5-6 pm.

Magic Mornings Crafts, games, stories, walks & other activities for young children. Briar Bush Nature Center, 1212 Edgehill Rd., Abington. $10. Closes 5/24.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

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

. Fit & Fun Family Festival. 5/25. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free 2 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Factory 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000. www.crayola.com/factory/.

Delaware Children's Museum 110 S. Poplar St., Wilmington; 302-654-2340. www.delawarechildrensmuseum.org. 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. www.discoverymuseum.com. 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. Come Sail Away. 5/25. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. www.myinsectarium.com. Working Beehive. Cockroach Kitchen. $7; free under 2. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

Kix & Giggles Children's Playground 9356 Old Bustleton Ave.; 215-677-4140. www.kixandgiggles.com. $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. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org. 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, children under 1. Apr.-Sep.: Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-7070. www.sesameplace.com. Memorial Day BBQ. Regular admission. 5/26. Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks. 5/26. 9 pm. $50.95; $45.95 seniors; free under 2. Open daily.