Delaware County Area Weekend Events & Festivities 8/23 – 8/25

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All Weekend

Sesame Place Fun
and Back to School Bash (Aug 24th & 25th)
Details, tickets and info HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE
Save 50% on Adult Admission Tickets HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Mighty Mike at the Adventure Aquarium
Meet America’s Biggest Baddest Alligator!
Details, prices and times HERE

Major League Lacrosse Championships at PPL Park
Saturday Aug 24th & Sunday Aug 25th
Details, tickets and pricing HERE

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day thru Oct 27th
11 AM – 8 PM
Details & pricing HERE

Nunsense Jamboree
at Media Theater
Times, tickets and Prices HERE

Friday, August 23, 2013

Children’s Cleanout Consignment Sale
The MOMS Club of Garnet Valley will be having their 4th annual Children’s Cleanout Consignment Sale
Friday August 23th 8 AM – 8 PM
Saturday August 24th 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (11:00 – 12:00 PM 1/2 price sale)
at
St. Thomas the Apostle Church School Gym
430 Valleybrook Rd
Glen Mills, PA 19342
You are invited to consign, shop or both. 70% of profit is returned to the consignor; 30% is given to Autism Speaks
Cash and credit cards are accepted for all purchases.
For more info, visit their website HERE
***Be sure to check out my list of tips for shopping kid consignment sales HERE

FOL Book Sale at Newtown Public Library
Friends of the Library book sale will take place in the community room.
Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
Details HERE

Elmwood Park Zoo on Wheels
at Granite Run Mall Center Court
12 PM – 2 PM
FREE
Details HERE

Sounds of Summer Series: Open Mic Night
7:30 PM – 9 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library Parking Lot
Have a musical talent or a comic streak? Bring it to HTFL!  Open to all ages, 5 minutes maximum,  and keep it clean!  Registration to perform required.
Details and registration info HERE

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser benefitting Upper Darby Libraries
8 AM – 10 AM
at Applebees in Manoa Shopping Center, Havertown
$7.50/person –  pancakes, sausage, syrup, coffee, tea, milk, o.j.  All  you can eat!
Tickets available at all Upper Darby Libraries – Sellers/Main, Municipal, Primos.
For more information, call the library – 610-734-7649 or the Friends – 610-259-2805
Details HERE

Children’s Cleanout Consignment Sale
The MOMS Club of Garnet Valley will be having their 4th annual Children’s Cleanout Consignment Sale
Friday August 23th 8 AM – 8 PM
Saturday August 24th 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (11:00 – 12:00 PM 1/2 price sale)
at
St. Thomas the Apostle Church School Gym
430 Valleybrook Rd
Glen Mills, PA 19342
You are invited to consign, shop or both. 70% of profit is returned to the consignor; 30% is given to Autism Speaks
Cash and credit cards are accepted for all purchases.
For more info, visit their website HERE
***Be sure to check out my list of tips for shopping kid consignment sales HERE

Lansdowne Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 1 PM (Every Saturday starting May 25th)
at the Lansdowne Avenue parking lot across from the historic Lansdowne Theater, 30 North Lansdowne Avenue
FREE parking Saturdays during the market at the Lansdowne & Highland Avenue lots
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers’ Market (opening day May 25)
9:30 am to 1:30 pm
In municipal building parking lot, across from the Swarthmore Co-op
Products: IPM vegetables & fruit – mushrooms – meat and eggs from grass-fed animals – crusty bread – artisan chocolate and soap.
Local partner: Swarthmore Town Center, Inc.

Details HERE

Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Making Event
at local participating Toys R Us stores
FREE
10 AM – 12 PM
Every Saturday thru October 26th
Details HERE

FOL Book Sale at Newtown Public Library
Friends of the Library book sale will take place in the community room.
Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
Details HERE

Michaels Craft Store – Duck Tape Book Cover
10 AM – 12 PM ** While Supplies Last
$2 per child
Details HERE

Lowe’s Build & Grow Kids Clinic – Create El Chupacabra from Disney Planes
10 AM
FREE
Registration required HERE

Brandywine Zoo Back to School Blast for Educators and Students
10 AM – 12 PM
The day will include games, crafts, and activities all geared toward new learning opportunities! Educators, you’ll have the opportunity to book your school programs for the 2013-2014 school year at this event!
Details and pricing HERE

Butterfly Festival at Tyler Arboretum
10 AM – 2 PM
Details and admission pricing HERE

Delco SPCA at Granite Run Mall
10 AM – 1 PM
at Boscov’s Court
Details HERE

Ready for School Collection at Boscov’s Granite Run Mall
11 AM – 3 PM
Hosted by Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia
Event details HERE
List of new and/or gently used items needed for collection HERE

Springfield Mall Back to School Kids Fest
11 AM – 4 PM
at Springfield Mall
Makin Music, Philadelphia Zoo Animals, Family Activities, Family Expo and More
Details HERE

Youth Empowerment Day 2013
at J. Lewis Crozer Library , Chester
11 AM – 3 PM
Annual celebration (information tables, activity stations, special guest and performances, free books, water ice and pretzels).
Please note: All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library.
Details HERE

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Delco News Network Flea Market
at Delaware County Community College
8 AM – 3 PM
Over 150 vendors – hand crafts, antiques, collectibles, books, tools, clothes, food and refreshments and more

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

Olivia the Pig at Please Touch Museum
Appearances and story time at 12:30 Pm and 3 PM
Details and ticket prices HERE

Lowe’s Build & Grow Kids Clinic – Create El Chupacabra from Disney Planes
2 PM
FREE
Registration required HERE

Chester Community Fair
2-6 PM
501 Yarnall St, Chester
Free health screenings, YMCA games, face painting, moonbounce, music, healthy foods, vendors and more
Details HERE



Comments

  1. Everything looks so fun! How do I choose just one each day?
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  2. Who knew there were so many fun things to do… and at a discount!! Thanks so much for a great resource!
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