February 08, 2018

Make Valentine's Day special for the whole family

An opportunity to enjoy time together and show how much you love each other

Family-Friendly Valentine's Day
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Make Valentine's Day a family-friendly celebration this year. It's an opportunity to enjoy time together and show how much you love each other.

There are kid-friendly things to do the weekend before and after the holiday in Philly, the surrounding suburbs and New Jersey.


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"The Princess Bride" Screening

Families can watch an epic love story unfold on the big screen. Besides telling a story of true love, '80s classic "The Princess Bride" includes fencing, giants and pirates – so everyone will find something to enjoy within the story.

Saturday, Feb. 17
10:30 a.m. | $3-$5 per person
The Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, PA 19002


Print Love-In

Get artsy on Sunday, Feb. 11, with the annual Print Love-In at Fleisher Art Memorial. 

Kids can create their own Valentine's Day cards while being introduced to different forms of printmaking, including silkscreen, relief, collograph, letterpress and lithography. 

There are three sessions: 10-11:30 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m. or 2-3:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 11
$10 per person
Fleisher Art Memorial
719 Catharine St., Philadelphia, PA 19147


Frozen in Ice: Wild West

Head to Skylands Stadium in New Jersey to enjoy unbelievable ice sculpture displays inspired by the Wild West. 

Attractions include more than 100 sculptures, a 50-foot ice slide, an ice candy store, carnival games, a snowman building competition and live ice carving demonstrations or competitions.

Select dates through Sunday, Feb. 25
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place, Augusta, N.J. 07822