Congress has only ever added 27 amendments to the US Constitution. The National Constitution Center's "27 Amendments (in 27 Days)" will showcase one amendment each day in February. Brush up on your constitutional history by attending one of the many special events scheduled throughout the month, including the opening "First Amendment Fair" February 1, 9:30am-5pm and a program highlighting the Thirteenth Amendment and the Emancipation Proclamation February 13-15. Visitors are encouraged to suggest a 28th Amendment, through February 28, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia.
Travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs to discover the link between the prehistoric creatures and modern birds with "Charlie & Kiwi's Evolutionary Adventure" at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Follow Charlie on a kid-friendly storyline – with drawings by Peter Reynolds, the award-winning illustrator of Judy Moody and other children's books - and unravel puzzles, play games, explore computer interactives, and observe live birds through May 26, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE.
The Renegade Company teams up with the Mütter Museum and The Random Tea Room to present "The Grimm's Juniper Tree," a production focusing on the Grimm Brothers' little-known fairy tale, The Juniper Tree. The show mashes together Grimm tales both famous and obscure to look at the recent popularity of the brothers' stories, examining how fairy tales translate into the modern world. The Random Tea room will provide a unique sensory experience to accompany each performance. A pre-show discussion at the Mütter Museum will be held on February 6. Written by James Stover, directed by M. Craig Getting, and onstage through February 8 at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 S. 21st Street, Philadelphia.
While it is commonly said that we live in an era of unprecedented connectivity, a new exhibition at the The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, "Networking Before the Net: Sharing Information in the Pre-Digital Age" reminds us that social networks have long flourished. Comparing pamphlets and blogs, nineteenth-century photography and Instagram, this exhibition pairs analog and digital media to explore how we share now and how we connected in the past, through June 16, 2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia.
Spend "Tuesdays with Morrie," onstage at Bristol Riverside Theatre through February 16. Adapted from the best-selling novel by Mitch Albom, the production tells the story of a newspaper sports columnist's time spent with his dying 78 year old sociology professor and his mentor's undying need to teach life's most important lesson. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson and starring Richert Easley as Morrie and Danny Vaccaro as Mitch, 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA.