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February 11, 2016

Spend a family-friendly Valentine's Day weekend with the kids

Make Valentine's Day fun for the whole family by heading to one of these kid-friendly events. Do arts and crafts together, take fun tours, enjoy family brunch and meet Disney characters at these weekend celebrations.

Bring your Little Love to Brunch

Over Valentine's Day weekend Square 1682 will be offering brunch for the whole family with sweet specials like red velvet pancakes, cinnamon banana monkey bread and a french toast sandwich. 

While waiting on the dishes, children will get to create their own cookies for a Valentine's Day treat too. 

Saturday, Feb. 13-15
7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Pay-as-you-go
Square 1682
121 S. 17th St.
(215) 563-5008

Valentines on Ice in Chestnut Hill

World-renowned ice sculptor Peter Slavin and the team at Fear No Ice will create one-of-a-kind ice sculptures along Germantown Avenue all day long on Saturday, Feb. 13. Then, beginning at noon, they will perform a live ice carving at Laurel Hill Gardens with a special appearance by Queen Elsa from Disney's "Frozen."

Enjoy complimentary s’mores and hot chocolate, too, before everyone heads to the Market at the Fareway at 3 p.m. for an ice bonfire.

Saturday, Feb. 13
All day | Free
Chestnut Hill
Germantown Avenue
(215) 247-6696

PECO Family Jams: Love Letters

Spend Valentine's Day making cards at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. There will be printmaking blocks, paints and stamps available to customize cards.

Free family tours will also be held at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. through the Gardens.

Sunday, Feb. 14
Noon to 4 p.m. | $5-$10 general admission
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
1020 South St.
(215) 733-0390

Hieroglyphic Valentines

The Penn Museum is hosting an Egyptian-inspired Valentine's Day. Create valentines with hieroglyphics to give to family and friends.

There will also be a family-friendly tour through the Egyptian Gallery at  1:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 14
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. |$10-$15 general admission
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
(215) 898-4000