Things to do around Philly for the first weekend of spring

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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Weekend Action: Shofuso Japanese House, Miss Saigon, Union and Flyers
Spring is in bloom at Shofuso Japanese House, Miss Saigon takes the stage and more

Matt O' Donnell zips around the region highlighting some top weekend activities for all ages.

SHOFUSO JAPANESE HOUSE & GARDEN

Spring has sprung. If you're looking for a place to soak it in, visit the tranquil Shofuso Japanese House & Garden in Fairmount Park. It opens for the season this weekend. Visitors can go on tours of the tea house, check out the lush garden, and feed the koi. Shofuso Garden

RODNEY HALD MARATHON/RELAY/5K

It's a great time of the year to head out for a run. In Delaware, the Caesar Rodney Half Marathon, Relay, and 5K will be held Sunday morning. All three races will take off from Rodney Square at 9:30 a.m. Registration and info

FLYERS HOST ISLANDERS

The Flyers host the New York Islanders Saturday at 1 p.m. Flyers tickets

UNION BATTLE THE CREW

The Union host Columbus Crew Saturday night at 7. Union tickets

'DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME' AT WALNUT STREET

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is playing at the Walnut Street Theater. The uplifting adventure story was the winner of Broadway's Tony Award for Best Play. Performances run through April 28th. Walnut Street Theater

'MISS SAIGON' AT ACADEMY OF MUSIC

"Miss Saigon" has taken the stage at the Academy Of Music. The legendary musical is playing through March 31st. Ms. Saigon tickets

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