Special Events

Philadelphia

Art & Architecture Tour

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

Grand Opening Pumpjam Party Music, vendors, demos & a chance to check out the new course. Philadelphia Pumptrack, 53rd St. 5/10. 1-4 pm.

Guerrilla Mug Assault Handmade mugs will be offered for paper cups. Downtown Philadelphia, S. Broad St. 5/9. 7 am-12 pm.

Pennsylvania Bacon Festival A festival celebrating bacon. The Piazza at Schmidt's, N. Second St. $25-$70. 5/10. 12-10 pm.

Pie in the Sky Kite & Food Truck Festival Kite flying, activities & food trucks. Penn Treaty Park, Delaware Ave. 5/10. 12-6 pm.

Spring Fair Children's games & activities, live music, vendors & more. Fitler Square, Locust St. www.fitlersquare.org. Closes 5/10.

Pennsylvania suburbs

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.

Cynwyd Elementary Centennial Parade Parade celebrating Cynwyd Elementary School's 100th anniversary. Lower Merion Academy, 506 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala-Cynwyd. 5/10. 10-11:30 am.

Paoli Library Spring Book Sale Featuring books, DVDs, audiobooks & CDs. Paoli Public Library, 18 Darby Rd., Paoli. Closes 5/18.

New Jersey

Be Prepared: Scouts of Yesteryear

An exhibit dedicated to boy and girl scout memorabilia & artifacts. Gloucester County Historical Society Museum, 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. Included in admission.

Building & Financing Your Business Information for business owners from the US Small Business Administration. Willingboro Public Library, 220 Willingboro Pkwy., Willingboro; Registration required: 609-877-6668. Free for Willington residents; $35 to non-residents. 5/15. 7 pm.

Delaware

"Blessed Are the Peacemakers": Violet Oakley's The Angel of Victory (1941)

Altarpiece by Violet Oakley. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. Included in admission. Closes 5/25.

The MidAtlantic Wine & Food Festival Sweet & savory tastings, Winemaker Dinners, vendors & more throughout the region. Various venues, Dover. www.midatlanticwineandfood.com. Closes 5/18.

Wilmington Flower Market Rides, games, plant sales, vendors, food & entertainment, w/featured acts to include Matt Nathanson & American Authors. Rockford Park, 1021 W. 18th St., Greenville. wilmingtonflowermarket.org. Closes 5/10.

Zoo Keeper Talks Zoo employees discuss the animals in their care. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington. Included in admission. Closes 5/31.

Kids' Stuff

Children's events

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.

Disney Junior Live: Pirate & Princess Adventure Characters from the Disney Jr. shows come to life on stage. Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; Box Office: 609-348-7000. www.disneyjuniorlive.com. $35-$85. Closes 5/9.

Disney Junior Live: Pirate & Princess Adventure Characters from the Disney Jr. shows come to life on stage. Temple University - Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St.; ComcastTix: 800-298-4200. www.disneyjuniorlive.com. $40-$95. Closes 5/10.

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.

Instrument Making and Jam Sessions Create & play clay instruments. The Clay Studio, 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. 5/10. 10 am-1 pm.

Mommy and Me Children's Program Parents & children discover nature. 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. Closes 5/27.

Story Time at the Zoo Monthly program of animal-themed stories. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington. Included in admission. Closes 5/29.

Storytelling at Main Point Books Family story time. Main Point Books, 1041 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr. Closes 5/31.

Stroller Tours Museum tour geared torwards parents/caregivers with babies. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. $6.

The Aquabats Eight-piece band from CA. The Theatre of the Living Arts (TLA), 334 South St.; 215-922-1011. $18 advance; $21 day of show. 5/9. 7 pm.

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.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

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

. Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Festival. 5/10. Sprouts & Seedlings. $12. 5/14. $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. 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 for children 12 months & under. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. 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 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. www.myinsectarium.com. 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. www.kixandgiggles.com. 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. 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 for members, children under 1. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-7070. www.sesameplace.com. $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. smithkidsplayplace.org. Smith The Kids' Play Place in the Park - Playhouse. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.