Five things to do today – kayaking, tree house festival, drum clinic

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Phil Arnheiter, 59, and his wife of 30 years Robin, 57 from Little Silver, N.J. kayak the Delaware near Upper Black Eddy in Bucks County Tuesday June 24, 2014. ( DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer )

Good thing you decided to look here, there’s much to be enjoyed.

For a morning thrill: Hop in a kayak and journey down the Delaware River courtesy of this moderately difficult adventure organized by the Silver Lake Nature Center. You’ll meet in the parking lot of the Bristol, PA nature center at 9 a.m.

For tree climbers: Kids can don a harness and ropes and work their way up trees at the Tyler Arboretum in Media, PA during their Tree House Festival. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., see a variety of birds and visit the arboretum’s unique tree houses.

For a dance lesson: Throw conventional dance wisdom aside, it’s time for a cultural classic. Learn a traditional Japanese dance while dressed in a kimono from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in West Fairmount Park.

For a rhythmic clinic: Drum pros Jim Hines and Tom Cottone will perform and teach tricks of the trade at the Hard Rock Café in Center City at 3 p.m.

For live music: 90s alt-rockers 311 take the stage at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, PA tonight. The show starts at 8 p.m. 

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