February family events in Delaware: arts and entertainment

Bank On It
Ongoing At the Delaware Children’s Museum, kids can explore every facet of financial management and enjoy interactive fun such as an ATM they can operate, an oversized check to fill out, and a pneumatic bank tube. Delaware Children’s Museum, 550 Justison St., Wilmington, 654-2340, delawarechildrensmuseum.org

Read-Aloud Tours
Thursdays Kids ages 3-6 hunker down for storytime followed by an art-making activity on Thursday mornings at the Brandywine River Museum. Brandywine River Museum, U.S. 1, Chadds Ford, Pa., (610) 388-2700, www.brandywinemuseum.org

editor’s pick Alex & The Kaleidoscope Band
Feb. 4 This award-winning, interactive world-music group gets audiences singing, clapping and dancing during its Peanut Butter and Jams Series gig at World Cafe Live. World Cafe Live at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, (215) 222-1400, worldcafelive.com

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Guppy Love
Feb. 4, 8 Both the “Biggs Kids” (ages 5-10) and the “Mini-Masters” (ages 3-5) have fun creating Valentine “fishes” at the Biggs Museum to send to that special someone. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

Victorine’s Valentine’s Day
Feb. 12 Kick it old school at Hagley with crafts and activities of Valentine’s Days past. Hagley Museum and Library, Del. 141, Wilmington, 658-2400, hagley.org

editor’s pick Natural Leaders: Presidents and Nature
Feb. 20 Spend Presidents Day learning about our leaders’ roles in environmental preservation with hands-on activities and crafts at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, 658-9111, delmnh.org

Presidents Day Camp
Feb. 20 At the Brandywine Zoo, kids ages 4 to 13 learn about presidential pet-lovers through stories, crafts, and activities. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, 571-7747, brandywinezoo.org

Early Childhood: Pajama Night
Feb. 23 Kids ages 1 ½ to 7 can wear their jammies to a night of music, reading, circle dances and fun at The Music School of Delaware. Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, 762-1132, wilmingtonmusic.org

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Ramona Quimby Feb. 23-24
Laugh and cheer on the girl you wish you knew in elementary school when Ramona visits the DuPont Theatre. DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington, 656-4401, duponttheatre.com

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Feb. 24-25 St. Thomas More Academy presents a new dramatization of the C.S. Lewis classic at the Schwartz Center. Schwartz Center for the Arts, 226 S. State St., Dover, 678-5152,

Organ Concert
Feb. 25 Concert organist Ken Cowan offers a show for the young ones during one of Longwood Gardens’ OrKID Days. Longwood Gardens, U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa.,
(610) 388-1000, longwoodgardens.org


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