January 13, 2012
Celebrate Ben Franklin’s 306th Birthday At The Franklin Institute, January 17: Kite-Making, Reading And More
Philadelphia’s own Benjamin Franklin turns 306 this year, and the Franklin Institute is celebrating with two special ceremonies.
On Tuesday, January 17 at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m., head to the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial on the second floor of the museum for a special celebration.
The program includes a reading of Now and Ben, a chance to make your own kite and the singing of “Happy Birthday” to Ben.
For more info on celebrating Mr. Franklin’s 306th, check out our previous coverage.
Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday Celebration at the Franklin Institute
When: Tuesday, January 17 at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m.
Where: 222 N. 20th Street
Cost: Free with admission
More info: www2.fi.edu