Family the theme for activities this next week

December 12, 2013 by  

This holiday season, there is a chance to take the family to enjoy the tales of Sinbad with the Enchantment Theatre Company, which is home for the holidays.

The first performance will begin at noon on Tuesday, December 17 at the Arts Bank, 602 South Broad Street in Philadelphia, 45 minutes from Ewing.

Prior to the show, guests can take photos in costume in the Persian Bazaar. Admission is $25 for seniors and students, $16 for children, and $29 for adults. A group rate is available for $16.

Teenagers will enjoy learning forensic science techniques at Club Philly Forensics which will be held in room A401 at Barton Hall in Temple University, 1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia.

The class will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17. The session will cover crime scene investigation techniques, how to gather evidence, and how to make observations. It will be led by Terry Lewis, a CSI with the Philadelphia police department. For more information, call (267) 507-5285.

Families will also be able to discover a different kind of magic with Grand Hank-The Magic and Wonders of STEM.

This program is designed to demonstrate how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics can be used to interest students in STEM related careers. It is led by Grand Hank, a former research scientist and host of ‘The Science of Philadelphia’.

The program will be held at First District Plaza, 3801 Market Street, Philadelphia. For more information, call (215) 247-1109. Flyer printing can be used to notify residents of local family events.