Delaware County Area Weekend Events & Festivities {May 3rd – 5th}



All Weekend

Longwood Gardens
Spring Blooms
Now thru May 19th
Details and pricing HERE

Pinocchio
at Arden Theater, Philadelphia
Thru June 23rd
Details, tickets and Pricing HERE

Best Dressed for Less Kid Consignment Sale
at the Masonic Home of NJ Fellowship Center, Burlington NJ
Friday 9 -7
Sat 9-5
Sun 11-3 (most items 1/2 price)
Details HERE

Friday, May 3, 2013

Best Dressed for Less Kid Consignment Sale
at the Masonic Home of NJ Fellowship Center, Burlington NJ
Friday 9 -7
Sat 9-5
Sun 11-3 (most items 1/2 price)
Details HERE

Chick-fil-A Breakfast Story Time
at Chick-Fil-A Ridley

with Librarian Lauren Longbottom of Ridley Township Library
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
For ages 3-5
Stories & a craft
Details HERE

Sunshine Singers Concert
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
The Sunshine Singers’ repertoire appeals to audiences who remember the Big Band sound of the forties, but they sing a wide variety of music, from the Golden Oldies of the twenties to popular music, Broadway show tunes, and patriotic medleys.
FREE & Open to the public
Details HERE

Game Day and Comic Book Swap
4:00 PM
at Lansdowne Library
For Teens & Tweens
Details HERE

First Friday Family Yoga with Allison DeSalvo
at the Creative Living Room, Swarthmore
6 PM – 6:45 PM
Geared for ages 2-10
All Welcome  Free & Open to the public
Details HERE
Also be sure to check out other First Friday Events in Swarthmore

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
6 PM – 11 PM
Across the Street from the Broomall Fire Company, 10 N. Malin Rd, Broomall
Details HERE

First Friday Flick – Skyfall – PG13
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
at Haverford Library
Details HERE

Saturday, May 4, 2013

FREE Comic Book Day
Go HERE to find a participating Comic Book store near you to visit and claim a free comic book!

Kids Stuff Outgrown Sale
Percentage of proceeds benefit Little Blessings Childrens Preschool
9 AM – 1 PM
at Norwood United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Ridley Ave & Chester Pike, Norwood PA
New & gently used baby gear, maternity apparel, childrens clothes sizes newborn to 14, shoes, toys, books, movies furniture and more
(Thanks, Laura P!)

Holmes Presbyterian Compassion Sale
at Holmes Presbyterian Church, Holmes Rd & Academy Ave, Holmes
9 AM – 2 PM
Lunch ($3.50 for hoagie, chips and soda), flea market, homemade baked goods

Home Depot Kids Workshop
Build an Herb Planter and Come Discover the EPIC World Right in Your Own Back Yard!
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
FREE
Details HERE

Ridley Township Recycling Day
(For Ridley Township Residents Only – No Businesses)
10 AM – 1 PM
at Ridley Township Municipal Building, 100 E MacDade Blvd, Folsom
Free onsite shredding (limit 5 boxes per person), Free electronic waste collection
Details HERE

The Beacon of Hope Clothes Closet
10 AM – 1 PM
at Olivet Presbyterian Church, 1001 Washington Ave, Prospect Park
Adult Clothing $2 per item, Kids Clothes $1 per item, Coats $2 and up, Prom Gowns $4

Best Dressed for Less Kid Consignment Sale
at the Masonic Home of NJ Fellowship Center, Burlington NJ
Friday 9 -7
Sat 9-5
Sun 11-3 (most items 1/2 price)
Details HERE

Spring Fling at Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills
starting at 10:00 AM
Details HERE

Free Comic Book Day
at Norwood Library
Stop by the library to peruse the comic book selection and take one home
No registration necessary; all ages.
Details HERE 

Free Comic Book Day 2013
at Haverford Library
Stop by for your free comic book
Details HERE

Free Comic Book Day
at Upper Darby Primos Library
10 AM – 3 PM
Stop by for your free comic book
Details HERE

Friends of the UD Libraries Book Sale       
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Hardback books – $1.00 each
Paperback books – $.50 each
DVDs, misc items – prices to sell.
Details HERE

Friends’ of the Radnor Library Spring Paperback Sale
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
at Radnor Library
Several thousand mass market and large trade fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, as well as children’s softcovers will be sold at 50 cents each.
Details HERE

Delaware County 4H Spring Fair & Open House
10 AM – 2 PM
at The Garrett Williamson Foundation, 395 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square
FREE
Rain or Shine
Details HERE

Delco SPCA
at Granite Run Mall
10 AM – 2 PM
Come Adopt a Pet!
Details HERE

Mr Scott the Music Man
at Granite Run Mall
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Details HERE

Nature Fest
at the Hagley Museum, Wilmington, DE
Celebrate May Day, Arbor Day and Earth Day at this family event!
Admission is $5 for children six to fourteen, free for members, adults, and children five and under.
Details HERE

Pinkalicious
at Media Theater
11:00 AM
thru 5/25
Tickets, pricing and Info HERE

May the 4th Be With You Star Wars Lego Event
at Participating Toys R Us stores
12 PM – 2PM
Build an exclusive mini version of Jek-14’s Stealth Starfighter
Details HERE

Buy & Decorate Mother’s Day Color a Flower Pot
at AC Moore Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Pick up a Nicole Crafts Color a Flower Pot and AC Moore will supply special Mother’s Day themed inserts for kids to color to make a fun and personal gift for Mom!
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
3 PM – 11 PM
Across the Street from the Broomall Fire Company, 10 N. Malin Rd, Broomall
Details HERE

Mom Prom
Proceeds support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
7 PM – 11 PM
at Barnaby’s of Aston
Tickets $35 in Advance, $40 at the door
Details HERE

Sunday, May 5, 2013

DCCC Flea Market
at Delaware County Community College, Rt 252 & Media Line Rd, Media
8 AM – 3 PM
Rain Date 5/19/13
Non perishable items will also be collection for donation to Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Details HERE

Best Dressed for Less Kid Consignment Sale
at the Masonic Home of NJ Fellowship Center, Burlington NJ
Friday 9 -7
Sat 9-5
Sun 11-3 (most items 1/2 price)
Details HERE

Brandywine River Museum – Free Admission Sunday Mornings
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Details HERE

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Pay what You Wish Every First Sunday of the Month
Details HERE

Tyler Arboretum – Family Birding
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Pre-registration required; $6 members, $8 non-members
Details HERE

Swarthmore Charity Fun Fair
1 PM – 5 PM
in the Village of Swarthmore
Rain or Shine
Details and event list HERE

Friends’ of the Radnor Library Spring Paperback Sale
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
at Radnor Library
Several thousand mass market and large trade fiction and non-fiction paperbacks, as well as children’s softcovers will be sold at 50 cents each.
Details HERE

A Victorian Tea
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
at Norwood Public Library
$15 per ticket
A presentation by Master Gardener Bernadette Reiley with a plant sale to follow.
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
1 PM – 6 PM
Across the Street from the Broomall Fire Company, 10 N. Malin Rd, Broomall
Details HERE



Comments

  1. I’ve lived down here for about 5 years now and still haven’t been to Longwood Gardens…maybe this weekend is a good one to go!

  2. Wow. What a great list!

  3. Man, nobody can complain about being bored in your area!

  4. Wow, there are so many great things in this list!!!! It is amazing.

  5. Love how busy spring is!!!

  6. Great list! So many fun local activities.

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