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Special Events Philadelphia Art & Architecture Tour Focusing on Center's architecture & the artwork on display. Sat. 10:30 am. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999.

Special Events


Art & Architecture Tour

Focusing on Center's architecture & the artwork on display. Sat. 10:30 am. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999.

Flavors of the Avenue Food & drink samples from 27 regional restaurants & bars. Benefits EPABID's public safety programs. East Passyunk Avenue, 215-336-1455. $30-$50. 4/26. Noon-4 pm.

HighWaterLine: A Walking Art Experience Artist Eve Mosher will illustrate the areas susceptible to increased flooding due to climate change. Target, 2701 Castor Ave. 4/27. Noon-5 pm.

Naturepalooza Earth Day Festival Live music, nature walks, games, art activities, a food court & more. The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; 215-482-7300 Ext 110. 4/26. 11 am-3 pm.

Philadelphia International Children's Festival Kid-friendly performances & a "fun zone" area w/crafts, face painting, juggling & more. Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut St.; 215-898-3900. Closes 5/4.

The Sojourner Truth Walk This 5K Walkathon event encourages & celebrates leadership skills in women and girls. Clark Park, Baltimore Ave. & 43d St.; $25; free with sponsors. 4/26. 10 am-1:30 pm.

Urban Naturalist Bernard Brown in the Field Nature walk w/columnist of Grid magazine. Presented in conjunction with the Philadelphia Science Festival. The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; 215-482-7300 Ext 110. 4/27. 10 am-noon.

VeganFest Animal friendly marketplace hosts event with health-related activities. Weavers Way Co-Op, 559 Carpenter Ln. 4/26. Noon-4 pm.

Wissahickon Day Parade Horse & carriage teams make their way along Forbidden Drive. Northwestern Stables, 120 Northwestern Ave.; 215-685-9286. 4/27. 11:45 am.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Annual MS Walk

Help make a difference for those affected by multiple sclerosis. North Penn High School, 1340 S. Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale. Fundraising encouraged. 4/27. 9 am-2 pm.

Antiques Road Show Type Have sports collectibles appraised. Lee's Hoagie House, 870 Easton Rd, Abington. First item free; $5 each addl. item. 4/26. 11 am-2 pm.

Arts at Bucks Month of programming & events celebrating BCCC's Department of the Arts. Performances, music, student art exhibit, film festival & more. Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-968-8425. Closes 5/13.

Bicycle Stunt Show & Bike Safety Perkasie Borough Parks & Recreation Department will host a bike safety rodeo. Lake Lenape Park, Route 152, Perkasie. 4/27. Noon-4 pm.

Bucks County Business Expo Grow professional networks & meet new leads. King's Caterers, 4010 New Falls Rd., Bristol. 4/28. 4-7 pm.

Downtown Glenside Arts Festival Arts, crafts, food & entertainment. Easton Rd. 4/26. Noon-6 pm.

Greek Easter Luncheon Religious traditions & festive food. Encore Experiences at Harleysville (formerly Harleysville Senior Center), 312 Alumni Ave., Harleysville; 215-256-6900. 4/25. 11:30 am.

Healthy Kids Day YMCA's national family health initiative. Hatboro Area Branch YMCA, 440 S. York Rd., Hatboro; 215-949-3400. 4/26. 10 am-2 pm.

Philadelphia Career Fair Hosted by United Career Fairs Meet decision makers hiring across many industries. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 260 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia. 4/29. 6-8 pm.

Quizzo & Karaoke Night This fundraiser for the library includes prizes, buffet, & free drinks. Haverford Township Free Library, 1601 Darby Rd., Havertown; 610-446-3082. $25. 4/25. 6-9 pm.

Saturday Morning Bird Walk For all birding enthusiasts. Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Rd., Bristol; 215-785-1177. Closes 4/26.

Shredding Day Bring unwanted documents to shred. Old York Road Temple Beth Am, 971 Old York Rd., Abington; 215-886-8000. Nominal fees. 4/27. 9 am-noon.

St. John Neumann Garage Sale Treasures at bargain prices. St. John Neumann Parish, 380 Highland Rd., Bryn Mawr. Closes 4/27.

Story Time with Jean and Niji All ages are invited to listen to stories read by volunteer Jean Campellone and her gentle Labrador retriever Niji, a registered therapy dog. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Rd., Abington. Closes 4/28.

New Jersey

Art Blooms Earth Festival

Eco-friendly vendors & craft displays, food, entertainment, exhibits, children's activities & more. Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Rd., Cherry Hill. 4/26. 10 am-2 pm.

Cape May's Spring Festival Wide array of programs & events at venues throughout town. Tours, dinners, living history presentations & more. Downtown Cape May, 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278. Closes 5/4.

Military Appreciation This event features doo-wop singers, kids' activities, & food vendors. Indian Acres Tree Farm, 111 Tuckerton Rd., Medford. To $20. 4/26. 10 am-4 pm.

Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus: Super Circus Heroes Action-packed circus with superhuman athleticism, power & pageantry. Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; Box Office: 609-348-7000. $20-$85. Closes 4/27.

Somers Point Bayfest Music, craft displays, food & children's activities, environmental displays & more. Bay Avenue, Somers Point. 4/26. 10 am-5 pm.

Spring Birding Timber Creek Park provides a home to a variety of plants & wildlife. Chews Landing Rd., Glendora. To $3. 4/27. 10 am.

Spring Flower Festival Arts & crafts displays & info on eco-friendly resources. Rotary Park, Lafayette St., Cape May; 609-884-5508. 4/26. 10 am-5 pm.


Annual Spring Rummage Sale

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Free admission. 4/26. 8 am-2:30 pm.

Kids' Stuff

Children's events

Arbor Day Celebration

A free day at the farm featuring tree-related activities. Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton. 4/25. 10 am.

Art For Little Hands First exploration of art for 3-5-year-olds. Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May; 609-898-8848. $13; $10 members. Closes 5/9.

Baby Lap Rap Stories & rhymes for babies. Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; registration required: 610-278-5100. Closes 5/14.

Butterfly Garden Picnic and Release a Butterfly Games & a butterfly craft. Tamanend Park, 1255 2d St. Pike, Southampton. $10-$15. 4/26. 1:10-2:10 pm.

English Is Fun Interactive activities to learn & improve English. Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; registration required: 610-278-5100. Closes 5/14.

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

Healthy Kids Day Includes fun, engaging & creative activities for children & families. Upper Bucks YMCA, 401 Fairview Ave., Quakertown. 4/26. 10 am-noon.

Mommy and Me Children's Program Parents & children discover nature together. Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May; 609-898-8848. $7; $5 members. Closes 5/9.

Preschool Pioneers Indoor & outdoor nature activities for young kids. Briar Bush Nature Center, 1212 Edgehill Rd., Abington; 215-887-6603. $24-$40.

Story Time at the Zoo Monthly program of animal-themed stories. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington. Included in admission.

Storytelling at Main Point Books Family story time. Main Point Books, 1041 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr.

Toddler Tickle Tales Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with caregiver. Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; Registration required: 610-278-5100. Closes 5/15.

Trout Fishing in America The duo of Keith Grimwood & Ezra Idle. Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. $20-$32.50. 4/26. 7 pm.

Vicky Town: Your GPS to Adventure An interactive, high energy storytelling concert full of laughter & adventure. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill; Box Office: 610-622-1189. $6-$9. 4/25. 7:30 pm.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

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


. Earth & Arbor Day Celebration. 4/26. $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. Dinosaurium. 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. $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. $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 for members, children under 1. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

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