Weekend Planner: Primates and Family Fun

Breaking News, Opinion August 26, 2011 0 Comments

Visit the Philadelphia Zoo this weekend for some fun family activities in the Primate Center.

by Jacqueline Weiss

Screen Play:
What: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (R)
When: August 26
Where: Check your local listings

A young girl is sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend. Sally discovers creatures in her new home that want to claim her as one of their own.

 

Family:
What: Family Fair Night
When: August 26 6 p.m.-8p.m.
Where: Ivy Hill Rehab
1401 Ivy Hill Rd.
Wyndmoor

Ivy Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is hosting its 2nd annual Family Fair Night with food, games, prizes, music and more. For more information, call 215-233-5605.

 

What: PECO Primate Days
When: August 27-28 10 a.m. –4 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Zoo
3400 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia

Head into the PECO Primate Reserve at the Philadelphia Zoo for arts, crafts, storytelling, giveaways and more! You can even watch as the zoo’s workers feed and train some primates.

 

What: Korean Folk Festival
When: August 28 2 p.m. -8 p.m.
Where: John Russell Field
7420 Penrose Ave.
Elkins Park

The Won Community Service Center and Won Buddhism of Philadelphia are co-sponsoring the 15th Annual Korean Folk Festival with Cheltenham Township Main Street, featuring food, games and activities. The event will be held rain or shine. Demonstrations, including a traditional Korean wedding ceremony, Irish Dance, Korean precussion workshop, arrow throwing, and a tug-of-war will highlight the event. For adults, three will be a traditional Korean quilting workshop. In addition, visitors will be able to sample traditional Korean dishes including stir-fried rice cakes, seaweed rolls, Korean-style Barbeque beef, and noodle soup. Everyone who wishes to learn about Korean culture is welcome. Admission is free! Food will be for sale. For more information call 215-884-8443 or visit www.woncommunity.org.

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