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Upcoming local events, February 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Elmwood Park Zoo, 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Valentines Kids Night at the Zoo, Hey Parents! Take the night to celebrate Valentine’s Day and give your children their own evening of fun! Drop them off at the zoo – they’ll enjoy an exclusive after hours tour, a pizza dinner, games, crafts, snacks and more. This event is open to children ages 6 to 12. Zoo Members – $30.95/child and $20.95/additional sibling. Non-Members – $50.95/child and $40.95/additional sibling

February 2nd at 1:00 pm, Groundhog Day at Norristown Farm Park • 610-270-0215

Learn about the animal that rates a special day on our calendar. After a natural history lesson, we’ll hear a story, play an active groundhog game, and make a craft. Pre-registration required;meet at the park office.Ages: 3 & up with an adult; $5 per child.

February 6, 2016, Chinese New Year Celebration at Elmwood Park Zoo

Celebrate Chinese New Year with EPZ and learn about the year of the monkey on Saturday, February 6 from noon to 1:30 PM in the Canopy Gardens Hall. Join us for crafts, live animal greetings featuring “animals of the zodiac” and try on our Dragon Mask! These programs are free to enjoy with Zoo admission. For more information, contact Guest Services at 610.277.3825 x 222.

February 15, 2016, President`s Day at Elmwood Park Zoo 

Ever wondered what animals have walked the halls of the White House? Learn all about the pets who have been President’s best friend at our favorite annual “Presidential Pets” animal show on Monday, February 15. The show will begin at 1 P.M. in the Canopy Gardens Hall and is FREE to attend with zoo admission. For more information, contact Guest Services at 610.277.3825 x 222.

Feb 12 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sat, Feb 13 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Philadelphia Golf Show Philadelphia Expo Center

Shop, compare and save on a huge selection of golf equipment, apparel & accessories. Plan your next golf getaway to a fabulous resort. Compete in skills competitions to win valuable prizes. Test, hit and compare the newest 2016 clubs. Enjoy entertaining stage presentations and demonstrations, PLUS receive Free instruction from PGA professionals.

Feb 19 4:00 pm – 9:00 pmSat, Feb 20 10:00 am – 7:00 pmSun, Feb 21 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo Philly Expo Center  

Come learn about the wonderful world of pets! Our events are family-oriented, featuring many educational demonstrations and seminars, hands-on-petting opportunities, special attractions, pet adoptions, and entertaining exhibits. Our Pet Expos also make available an outstanding shopping venue of products and services pertaining to pets and children.

Feb 25 12:00 pm – 8:00 pmFri, Feb 26 12:00 pm – 8:00 pmSat, Feb 27 10:00 am – 7:00 pmSun, Feb 28 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sports Show Philly Expo Center Oaks 

The 7th Annual Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow, home to Pennsylvania’s All-Outdoors Sports Show, will bring tremendous buying and booking options, more family fun and incredible learning opportunities.

Come learn about, see, touch and buy anything related to outdoor sports February 25-28, 2016 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Expand your show options to more than just hunting and firearms to everything outdoor sports related. It’s an easy drive from New Jersey, most of Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.

Meet and buy from exhibitors representing all outdoor activities! Feed your passion while your family develops and expands theirs. Everyone will enjoy features like The Climbing Wall, Kayak Demo Pond, Fly Fishing Casting Pond, The Hawg Trough Tank (a 5,000 gallon fishing tank), Trout Fishing Pond, Archery Range, Airsoft & Paintball Ranges, Fishing/Hunting/Camping seminars, Live Animals and so much more!

02/06/2016, 03/05/2016, 04/02/2016 Join the Continental Army Valley Forge National Park, Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Bill Troppman Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 610-783-1075

Children are invited to Join the Continental Army and experience a day in the life of the continental soldier. Recruits will be mustered, or registered, by receiving enlistment papers and continental currency. Recruits will then be issued wooden (dummy) muskets and learn how to stand, march, and carry their musket as one of Washington’s soldiers would have done. Park rangers dressed in continental uniform will train the recruits in a full musket drill.

No reservations necessary. Weather dependent, activities will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly and wear sturdy sh

02/14/2016, 02/15/2016, Washington’s Birthday Party Valley Forge National Park

Actor portraying General Washington cuts a ceremonial birthday cake with his sword in front of a crowded room during his birthday party.  Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Kekoa Rosehill, Contact Phone Number: 610-783-1013

February 12, 2016 to Sun, February 14, 2016, Peddlers Village I Love Peddlers Village

Join us for I ♥ PV Valentine’s Weekend Events! Celebrate the month of love with Valentine’s Day-inspired culinary events featuring live entertainment and shopping promotions. Reservations required for all dining events. Reserve by Sunday, February 7, and be entered to win a I ♥ PV Gift Basket filled with merchandise from the Shops of Peddler’s Village! Call 215-794-4051. Beloved” Friday, February 12, and Saturday, February 13, at 7 pm, Sunday, February 14 at 1 pm $59.95 per person, tax and gratuity included. Click here for Menu and Information. Reservations required. Call 215-794-4051.

Now–March 27, Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza

As one of the first plant collections at Longwood, orchids have held a place of distinction since 1922. Our talented horticulturists celebrate the beauty and variety of orchids with an artful display that includes a towering 12-foot-tall archway, our spectacular orchid curtain, and hundreds of vibrant Vanda orchids adorning our Silver Garden. More orchids, more surprises, more living works of art await. See you in the Gardens.Visit in March and see our rare sky-blue poppies in bloom in our Conservatory (check back here later this winter for the exact dates).

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