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Datebook: February, 2012

by Editorial Staff--Suburban Family Magazine

Spend Valentine’s Day with a few of your friends at the Voorhees Library’s Hershey Kisses Bingo. Relax with other students from fifth to twelfth grade and enjoy the holiday with chocolates and bingo prizes. Feb. 14, 4-5 p.m. at the Voorhees Library, 203 Laurel Road, Voorhees, (856) 772-1636, Camden.Lib.NJ.US, free

There’s No Place Like Home
Follow the yellow brick road to the Broadway Theatre of Pitman as they perform the classic musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” Featuring Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin­ Man and the Cowardly Lion, and a classic tale of friendship, this is one performance guaranteed to please every family member. Feb. 16-18 at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman, (856) 384-8381,, $9

Bountiful Blooms
Make the trip to Greater Philadelphia to enjoy the Suburban Home and Garden Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at the Oaks. Enjoy enviable flower and home displays along with Princess Diana’s rare collection of personal dresses. Kids can get their faces painted, meet a clown, and see puppet performances. Feb. 23-26 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, Pa., (484) 754-3976,, $10 for adults, free for children 12 and under

Stretch, twist and feel good with Kids Yoga instructed at Fitness Yoga Studios. Based on the nationally acclaimed Yoga Ed. children’s program, your child will stay energized, feel stretched and be healthy. Sign up for the full four weeks or just drop by. Feb. 23-March 15 at Fitness Yoga Studios, 146 Tomlin Station Road, Mullica Hill, (856) 241-0404,, $64 for full program, $17 for walk-ins

And the Award Goes to…
While Hollywood celebrities prepare for Sunday night’s Academy Awards, you and your family can spend the weekend enjoying some classic crowd pleasers. The Discovery Museum will roll out their own red carpet at their International Children’s Film Festival, where kids and grown-ups will enjoy a variety of multicultural films for the family. Feb. 25-26 at the Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, (856) 424-1233,, free with admission

Wacky Week
The Pop Shop is celebrating Dr. Seuss with a full week dedicated just to him. During Dr. Seuss Week, guests can dine on Dr. Seuss-inspired dishes, like the Green Eggs and Ham, a slice of the Grinch’s Roast Beast, or a glass of Pink Yink Ink Drink. Join the Cat in the Hat for a series of wacky events like book readings, trivia games, Seuss movie screenings, and arts and crafts. Feb. 27-March 2 at the Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, (856) 869-0111,, free with meal

Blooming Buds
Get in the spring of things! Get into the spirit of the budding spring season with the return of the Camden Children’s Garden’s “Silly Seeds” program. Parents and their little seedlings ages 2 to 4 are invited to the hands-on and health-inspired garden programs, offered every Wednesday through March. Begins March 7, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Camden Children’s Garden, 3 Riverside Drive, Camden, (856)365-8733,, $10 per class

Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 12 (February, 2012).
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