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April 25, 2013

Philadelphia Science Festival’s Discovery Day Lands In Parks, Museums And Centers All Around Philadelphia This Saturday, April 27

The Philadelphia Science Festival presents a bunch of family-friendly Discovery Day events at locations all around the city, this Saturday, April 27. (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Science Festival)

The Philadelphia Science Festival draws to a close this weekend — the final day is this Sunday, April 28 — but families still have plenty of opportunities to take part in brainy good times.

Explore science this Saturday, April 27 at any of the Philadelphia Science Festival’s Discovery Day events. From the Please Touch Museum to Clark Park and other locations in the Philadelphia area, families are encouraged to discover all sorts of science at a number of free (!!!) festivities.

Discovery Day: Science in Clark Park: University City’s Clark Park introduces guests to a science findings right in the popular West Philadelphia park. Scientists and science students bring hands-on Philly-centric activities to children and adults alike at this Discovery Day affair.

When: Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Clark Park, 4301 Chester Avenue
Cost: Free

Discovery Day: Naturepalooza!: The Schuylkill Center hosts a Discovery Day event to celebrate Earth Day through live animal shows, poetry, a native plant sale, games, storytelling, art, live music and more.

When: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagys Mill Road
Cost: Free

Discovery Day: Our Littlest Scientists!: All things little and science come together at the Please Touch Museum’s Discover Day event. This free day of kid-friendly activities brings science to children’s attention and familiarizes them with basic (and fun!) science knowledge.

When: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
Cost: Free

Discovery Day: Be the Detective!: Science plays an integral role in solving crimes. Families are invited to crack crimes and mysteries at the Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology. Learn how to dust for fingerprints and about the role DNA plays in solving a crime at this free happening.

When: Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology, 2111 Eastburn Avenue
Cost: Free

Discovery Day: Ciencia y Mi (Science and Me): Esperanza College hosts the Franklin Institute and Delaware State College for an afternoon of free science activities. The event features science experiments that require nothing more than ingredients that can easily be found around the house. Get a smell and taste of kitchen-friendly science.

When: Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Esperanza College, 4261 North 5th Street
Cost: Free

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