Sesame Street comes to life on stage as Elmo and his friends try to learn magic. Along the way they learn the important lesson of never giving up on what you want. To help teach this lesson, Elmo is joined by other classic characters like Abby, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita and Count von Count. 10:30 a.m., Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, SesameStreetLive.com, ticket prices vary
A Charitable Cause
The Community House of Moorestown is hosting its 14th annual wine tasting fundraiser in an effort to maintain the historic building. Another portion of the proceeds will be used as financial support for hundreds of nonprofit organizations in the area. Reliant on fundraising to operate, The Community House invites members of the community to come together for a fun night for a good cause. 6 p.m., 16 E. Main St., Moorestown, TheCommunityHouse.com
This bar crawl-style event will benefit the homeless cats and dogs of the Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees, while giving event-goers a fun day to let loose. Stops along the crawl include The Taproom & Grill, PJ Whelihan’s, Brewers Towne Tavern and The Pour House. Prizes and raffles will be held throughout the day, as well as free transportation between each bar. Noon, 427 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Haddonfield, AWANJ.org, $25 per ticket
Saving the Day
Winding through the beautiful scenery of the Burlington County Fairgrounds, people of all ages have the opportunity to walk or run in support of the USAG Teams of Envision Gymnastics. Whether your favorite is Wonder Woman, Batman, Captain America or Iron Man, it’s encouraged you dress as a superhero for the event. All participants are promised to receive medals, with special recognition awarded to the top male and female runner and best costume in different age ranges. 9 a.m., Burlington County Fair Grounds, 1960 Jacksonville Jobstown Road, Columbus, RunSignUp.com/Race/NJ/Columbus
An Eggcellent Adventure
Thousands upon thousands of eggs will be awaiting your little ones at Diggerland USA to discover and no child will be left out, as every egg holds its own prize. Be quick to find as many eggs as possible because there will only be 20 golden eggs hidden among the rest with grand prizes inside. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bag or basket to hold their findings. Noon, Diggerland USA, 100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin, DiggerlandUSA.com
Circle of Life
Sponsored by the Borough of Collingswood and presented by the Collingswood Youth Theatre, children and their parents are invited to attend the performance of Disney’s Lion King Jr. Watch as the African savannah comes alive on stage and takes you through a coming-of-age tale of love, friendship and loss with Simba, Rafiki and the rest of the Pride Rock animals. 7:30 p.m., Collingswood Middle School, 414 Collings Ave., Collingswood, Collingswood.K12.nj.us
Save your appetite for this year’s Mount Holly Food Tour, which will provide event-goers with tastes of local restaurants, while also diving into the history of the town, including its roots to the Revolutionary War. Stops along the food tour include The Robin’s Nest, Kitchen 87, Village Idiot Brewing Company and The Local Eatery & Pub. 1 p.m., Mount Holly, OnTheTownFoodTours.com
Down to Earth
Celebrate Earth Day with Duffield’s Farm’s second annual food truck festival featuring foods from Cannoli Express, I Got Crabs, Top Shelf Mobil Cuisine, Il Fuoco Dentro and so much more, as well as live entertainment. Kids can also enjoy a full slate of Earth Day-themed interactive activities that make the planet a cleaner place. 11 a.m., Duffield’s Farm, 280 Chapel Heights Road, Sewell, DuffieldsFarm.com
Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 1 (March 2019).
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