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The best family and learning events in Philadelphia this week

The best family and learning events in Philadelphia this week
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By Hoodline - Published on April 10, 2019.

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From a symposium on children's media to a silly show guaranteed to elicit giggles, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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Children's Media Career Symposium

Tomorrow, The Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University is holding its second Children's Media Career Symposium. The event is open to students and community members interested in careers in children's media. Two moderated panels will focus on jumpstarting a career in children's media and trends in the industry. Attendees will be able to speak with panelists after the discussion. Attendance is capped at 100 people, so RSVP now.

When: Thursday, April 11, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: Lew Klein College of Media and Communication, 2020 N. 13th St.
Price: Free
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The Caring Center's 2019 Silent Auction Fundraiser

Friday, head to Yard's Brewery for The Caring Center's silent auction fundraiser. Light refreshments and open bar are included with the price of admission. "The Caring Center is an independent not-for-profit organization formed by parents and professional staff to deliver exemplary early childhood education and promote family and community development," according to the promoter.

When: Friday, April 12, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Yard's Brewery, 500 Spring Garden St.
Price: $50 (RSVP for one); $90 (RSVP for two)
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Abu Sweet Tooth Candy Carnival

Abu Sweet Tooth is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a candy carnival. Kids can enjoy games, bouncy houses, giveaways and more.

When: Saturday, April 13, 12-5 p.m.
Where: 817 N 7th St.
Price: $2
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Broccoli, Roosevelt and Mr.House!

Fringe Arts presents The Berserker Residents for a performance geared to kids five and up and their parents. "The trio has whipped up a comedy for all ages that's unpredictable, original, fun and vibrant," according to the promoter. "The three wacky title characters serve up unique impishness, snazzy games, silly sounds and physical flights of fancy that encourage interaction and elicit pure joy."

When: Friday, April 12, 11 a.m.
Where: 140 N. Columbus Blvd.
Price: $10-$40
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Philly Composite Arts and Crafts Show

Finally, on Saturday, The Sculpture Courtyard will host 40-plus artists and crafters for The Philly Composite Arts and Crafts Show. The event takes place rain or shine.

When: Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m.
Where: 1714 N. Mascher St.
Price: Free
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