Special Events

Philadelphia

Annual Walk for the Animals

Enjoy games, prizes & treats for pets & walkers. Registration required: 215-462-1889. FDR Park, Broad & Pattison Sts.; 215-462-8997.

. 5/20 10 am-1 pm.

PVVMS 5-10K Run & 3-Mile Fun Walk Fundraising run/walk. Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Columbus Blvd.; 215-535-0643. $20 advance, $25 day of event; free for spectators. 5/20 9 am.

Yoga Unites for Living Beyond Breast Cancer Breast cancer survivors & their friends & family participate in a mass yoga class & healthy living expo. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. $35, $20 children. 5/20 8 am-noon.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Bucks County Irish Festival

Irish music & dancing, with craft & food vendors. Polanka Park, 3258 Knights Road, Bensalem; 215-633-3600. $10; free for children under 12. 5/20 12:30-6 pm.

Chinese for Families Family Fun Day Chinese music & dancing, crafts, storytelling, food & more. St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 200 W. Main St., Trappe; 610-489-4933. www.stlukestrappe.org. $10; $5 children. 5/19 3-6 pm.

Cycle Fest Take a scenic ride through Bucks County with Eagles lineman Jon Runyan. Registration required. Brian's Harley-Davidson, 600 S. Flowers Mill Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-9400. www.brianshd.com. $15. 5/20 9 am.

Kids' Sidewalk Sale Find unique treasures while supporting our future business leaders of tomorrow. Swarthmore Town Center, Park Avenue, Swarthmore; 610-543-4599. www.swarthmorepa.org. 5/20 noon-4 pm.

Lu Lu Shrine Circus & Carnival Circus acts, rides, games & giveaways. Lu Lu Shrine Center, 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting; 610-828-9050. www.lulushriners.org. $13, $5 children advance; $15, $5 children day of show. 5/18 7 pm. 5/19 3 & 7 pm. 5/20 11:30 am & 3 pm.

*FREE* May Festival Rides, games, vendors, food, face painting & more. Chester County Hospital, 701 E. Marshall St., West Chester; 610-431-5000. www.cchosp.com. 5/18 5-11 pm. 5/19 10 am-11 pm. 5/20 10 am-7 pm.

Tile Festival Tile sales & demonstrations. Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, 130 Swamp Rd., Doylestown; 215-345-6722. $6. 5/19 10 am-5 pm. 5/20 10 am-4 pm.

World Fair Day Cultures from around the world represented with songs, dances, costumes, books, artwork, ethnic foods. Cheltenham High School, 500 Rices Mill Rd., Wyncote; 215-887-6200 x230. 5/20 4 pm.

New Jersey

*FREE*

Blast From the Past Classic Car Show

Antique, classic & muscle cars, live & DJ music from '50s & '60s, strolling magician, clowns & more. Downtown Medford, 17 North Main St., Medford; 609-654-2608.

. $15-$20 registration fee for vehicles; free for spectators. 5/19 10 am-4 pm.

*FREE* Celebrate Fortescue Festival Live music, upscale yard sale, food & more. For more info call Daphne at 856-447-4249. Fortescue Chapel, 157 New Jersey Ave., Fortescue; 856-447-9776. 5/19 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventure Hop on the Cape May Whale Watcher for a 7-hr. voyage to view a number of historic lighthouses & enjoy a cold luncheon. Miss Chris Marina, 3rd Ave., Cape May; 609-884-3351. www.misschrismarina.com. $99. 5/19 10 am.

Deptford Day Vendors, rides, parrot shows, music, dance performances, food & more. Fasola Park, Sycamore Lane, Deptford; 856-845-5300. $3 parking. 5/19 noon.

*FREE* Founder's Day Historical presentations featuring costumed actors, reenactments, music, storytelling, children's activities & more. Vineland Training School, 1667 E. Landis Ave., Vineland; 856-691-0021. www.thetrainingschool.org. 5/19 10 am-4 pm.

Lions' Strawberry Fair Oceanport Lions Club, Port au Peck Ave., Oceanport; 732-222-3537. $18. 5/22-5/27 6-11 pm.

New Jersey State Chili & Salsa Cook Off Salsa & chili competitions, tastings, live entertainment & vendors. Downtown Toms River, Main St., Toms River; 732-341-8738. www.downtowntomsriver.com. Tasting kits: $8 advance; $9 day of event. 5/19 11 am-5 pm.

New Jersey's 2007 Hunterdon HorseXpo Products & services, demonstrations & seminars, food & fun for the horse enthusiast to the professional. Hunterdon County's South County Park, Route 179, Ringoes; 908-782-1158. $5 per vehicle. 5/19 9 am. 5/20 9 am.

*FREE* Open House 50 year anniversary celebration. Dedication of bridge, animal visits & more. Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, 4 Sawmill Rd., Medford; 856-983-3329. www.cedarrun.org. 5/20 2-4 pm.

*FREE* Spring Family Festival Fun-filled day of engaging programs. Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-488-7868. 5/20 noon-4 pm.

Spring Tea & Garden Tour Arboretum tour & tea served throughout the campus. Lewis W. Barton Arboretum & Nature Preserve, 1 Medford Leas Way, Medford; 609-654-3000. www.medfordleas.org/arboretum.htm. $12; free for children under 10. 5/19 11:30 am-4 pm.

Delaware

Sports Card, Comic Book, NASCAR & Collectible Show

50 dealer tables. Presented by A2Z Promotions; 302-559-7962,

. Aetna Fire Hall, 400 Ogletown Road, Newark; 302-559-7962.

. $2; free for children under 12. 5/20 10 am-3 pm.

Kids' Stuff

Children's performances

Farmer Jason

World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400;

. $7-$10. 5/19 11:30 am.

Children's Events

*FREE*

Annual Spring Thing

Moon bounces, rock wall challenge, 'Water Wars,' speed pitch, dunk tank, raffles, silent auction, prizes & more. Ithan Elementary School, 695 Clyde Rd., Bryn Mawr; 610-527-1357. 5/19 10 am-2 pm.

Children's House of Bucks County Kids Fest Puppets, games, karate & gymnastics demonstrations, vendors & a concert by David Jack. Neshaminy Middle School, 1200 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Langhorne; 215-943-3656. www.neshaminyms.org. $5; $10 includes concert. 5/19 10 am-3 pm.

*FREE* Dig Them Dinos Day! Chip away at pre-historic stone & maybe find a fossil or two. O'Doodles, 8335 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-7405. www.odoodles.com. 5/19 1-3 pm.

*FREE* The Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour Meet Junie B. Jones, featuring a reading & book "stamping." University of Pennsylvania - Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St.; 215-898-7595. upenn.bkstore.com. 5/24 1 pm.

Kids Crew: Play in a Day Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St.; 215-922-1122, www.ardentheatre.org. $60.

Rubber Ducky Regatta Rubber ducky race down Neshaminy Creek. Kemper Park, 905 Valley Rd., Warminster; 215-443-5428. $5 per ducky. 5/20 1 pm.

Stony Creek Elementary School Spring Carnival Games, rides, food & more. Stony Creek Elementary School, 1721 Yost Rd., Blue Bell; 215-619-8108. sc.wsdweb.org. 5/20 1-4 pm.

Tabor May Days Entertainment, professional kite flying, children's games & crafts, pony rides, a plant sale & more. Tabor Children's House, 601 New Britain Rd., Doylestown; 215-345-5877. www.taborchildrenshouse.com. $8; $5 children. 5/19-5/20 10 am-4 pm.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

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

. Butterfly house, maze, treehouse & more. $5; $3 ages 3-11; free for children 2 & under. Daily 10 am-5 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Hands-on children's museum with 10 exhibit areas & workshops. Ongoing: Arts & Imagination - Children's crafts area; Best Friends on Main Street - Pet care exhibit; Bubble Trouble - The science of bubbles featuring interactive activities & displays; Down the Shore - Life in Southern New Jersey; Egyptian Pyramid - Ancient Egypt themed exhibit; Fleet Backstage Theater - Stage area where children can make their own productions; Inky's Newsroom - Kids can pretend to work on a newspaper; Nature Center - Animal & nature-themed costumes, puppets & displays as well as a live turtle & snake; Recycled Rhythm Shack - Exhibit on creatively recycling household items; Vet & Pet - Kids can learn about biology & pet care or pretend to be a vet. $9.95; $8.95 seniors; free for children under 1. Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. www.insectarium.com. Ongoing: Arachnid Alley - Exhibit about spiders; Cockroach Kitchen - Live cockroach exhibit; Insect Museum - Thousands of mounted & live specimens, interactive exhibits; Working Beehive - Live bee exhibit. $6; free for children under 2. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

The Please Touch Museum 210 N. 21st St.; 215-963-0667. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org. Arts & crafts, stories, theater, interactive exhibits, hands-on activities & more. Call for Nominations: 12th Annual Great Friend to Kids Awards - Please download the nomination form, fill out, & return the completed application to the museum by 6/29. Call the museum for more info. $9.95; free for children under 1. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.