Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 4/29 – 5/1

All Weekend

2016 Philadelphia Science Festival
April 22nd – April 30th
The Philadelphia Science Festival includes events across the city of Philadelphia and the region. Stay tuned on Facebook and the Philadelphia Science Festival website (http://www.philasciencefestival.org/) for more details.
The Festival’s signature Science Carnival takes place at the vibrant Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, April 30. The massive outdoor Science Carnival is one of the most highly-anticipated festival events, providing a full day of continuous family-friendly activities, hands-on experiments, live performances, educator opportunities and explosive visuals from more than 150 partnering exhibitors, all in a unique showcase of science that will officially close out the 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
April 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 29th 30th & May 1st
10 N. Malin Rd, Broomall
Details and schedule HERE

Just Between Friends Reading Kids Consignment Sale
April 28th – 30th
at Body Zone, 3103 Paper Mill Road, Wyomissing 19610
Thurs. 9am-8pm; Fri. 9am-7pm; Sat, 8am-5pm (50% Off Sale)
Details HERE

Brick Fest Live
April 30th – May 1st
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks
For enthusiasts of all ages!
Enjoy our fun attractions, see incredible models, and get great LEGO merchandise you won’t find anywhere else!
Details, ticket info, attractions and more info HERE

Sleeping Beauty
at Media Theater
March 12th – May 22nd
Saturdays at 11 AM, Sundays at 12 PM
For ages 4 and up
**No Shows Sunday March 27th or Saturday April 2nd
Details and ticket info HERE

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
at the Arden Theater
April 6th – June 12th
Details, tickets, showtimes and more info HERE

Chinese Lantern Festival
April 22nd – June 12th
at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Be sure to check out these special exhibits: The Science Behind Pixar and Lost Egypt
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences – Animal Superhero Weekend
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Friday April 29, 2016

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all) programs require registration. Details can be found under each event on the calendar.

Gaming Club
2:30 PM -4 PM
at Haverford Township Library
Grades 6-12
Come relax and play a game! A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play
No registration required
Details HERE

Game Day – For Teens
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Prospect United Methodist Church Kids Outgrown Sale
Friday April 29th 3 PM – 8 PM
Saturday April 30th 9 AM – 1 PM
at 8th & Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park (across from Wawa)
CASH ONLY!

Block Party
3:30 PM
at Rachel Kohl Community Library
Ages 2 and up
A Block Party is an hour long free play session with a set of wooden blocks of people, vehicles, & animals. Kids have the freedom to build and play as they wish.
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Craft
3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Arts & Crafts
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Food Truck-A-Thon
5 PM – 9 PM
at the Swarthmore CO-OP, 341 Dartmouth Ave, Swarthmore
Over 20 food trucks and vendors will be on-hand for patrons to enjoy their amazing food and drinks. Some of the most popular trucks in the region will set up shop outside of the CO-OP.
The trucks and vendors attending the event are: Aria, Bonjour Creperie, Chewy’s Cow & The Curd, Farm Truck, La Porchetta, Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Mac Mart, Mom-Mom’s Polish Food Cart, MomPops, Oink and Moo BBQ, Pbon’s Fresh Phood Truck, Penns Woods Winery, Pizza Wagon, Poi Dog, Say Cheese, Sum Pig, Sweet Box Cupcakes, Taco Mondo, Weckerly’s Ice Cream, and Zsa’s Ice Cream.
Admission for the Truck-A-Thon is FREE, and it’s BYOB. Enjoy an evening of food, fun, and music!
Details HERE

TheatreWorks, USA presents Curious George: The Golden Meatball
7:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Tickets $7 – $10
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday April 30, 2016

Springfield Huge Multi Family Yard Sale
8 am to 2 pm
245 West Ave, Springfield PA
Everything Must Go!!!Lots of great items. Womens (name brand some new with tags) clothing, kids clothing, purses, shoes, housewares, glassware, electronics, knick knacks, jewelry, small appliances, decor, holiday items and much much more. Don’t miss this one.
No early birds.

Drexel Hill Multi Family Yard Sale
8 am to 2 pm
905 Lindale Avenue, Drexel Hill PA
Vintage furniture
Lenox
collectibles
stemware
household items
camping gear
Media Elementary School desks (1940s)
books
stereo
children’s toys
1880s Bentwood cane high chair
1963 Kentucky Derby glasses
And much more!
(Raindate Sunday May 1 8 AM – 2 PM)
Details HERE

Prospect United Methodist Church Kids Outgrown Sale
Friday April 29th 3 PM – 8 PM
Saturday April 30th 9 AM – 1 PM
at 8th & Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park (across from Wawa)
CASH ONLY!

Prospect Park Beautification Committee Annual Plant Sale
9 AM – 1 PM
at Park Square in Prospect Park
Annuals, market packs, hanging baskets, perennial garden divisions, and vegetable and herb plants will be available for purchase at the sale.
Details HERE

Sensory Yoga Storytime
10 AM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Yoga storytime that incorporates sensory experience designed for children age 3-7 with special needs.
Includes stories, stretches, breathing and relaxation exercises, and movement activities with an additional focus on parent resources
Feel free to bring a Yoga mat or towel
Registration required
Details HERE

Charity Fill-A-Bag at KId to Kid Drexel Hill PA
10 AM
Your donation of $15 will go to the Buildon organization. We will provide you with the bag to fill with as many donated item that will fit. When you buy a bag or make a $5 donation you will recieve 15% off all in-store merchandise.
Details HERE

Your Best Friend’s Closet – Women’s Consignment Sale
Saturday April 30th 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday May 1st 9 AM – 2 PM
at Brandywine Youth Club, 41 S Thornton Rd, Glen Mills PA
$3 admission fee on the first shopping day
Details HERE

Kids Club Craft – Tie-Dye Banner
at Michaels Craft Store
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Lakeview School Clothing Drive
10 AM – 2 PM
Help Lakeview Earn Money by donating your used clothing and toys.
Details of what can be accepted and more HERE

Philadelphia Science Festival Carnival
10 AM – 4 PM
at Penn’s Landing
More than 175 exhibitors offering non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, games, and a packed line-up of live entertainment. Enjoy making slime, meeting live zoo animals, checking out the inner-workings of robots, taking a tour of a helicopter, extracting DNA from a strawberry, testing a “crime scene” for forensic evidence, and so much more!
Details HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Free Saturday Public Boating
Every Saturday from 11am – 3pm, the public can explore the Schuylkill River by rowboat or kayak from the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse
Details HERE

Kids Yoga
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
at Middletown Free Library
For kids grades K – 5
Registration not required
Details HERE

NarbEarth Day 2016
12 PM – 4 PM
at Narberth Park
Games, Live Music, Silent Auction, Toy, Plant & Housewares Swap/Sale, Narberth Library Used Book Sale and more
Details HERE

Philadelphia Kite Festival 2016
12 PM –  5 PM
at Penn Treaty Park, 199 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia
The South Jersey Kite Flyers will be putting on a spectacular show with their award winning kite flying. This year we will be introducing a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts + Math) Competition, involving student workshops and a 1HR Scramble Kite-Making Challenge, where teams of engineering students have limited time and resources to take flight. Watch them scramble! And, of course, enjoy the food trucks, and making and flying your own kites
Event is FREE and fun for the whole family!
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
For all ages and all skill levels, this chess program is a fun place to play and learn!
Details HERE

Container Gardening
1 PM – 2 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Registration required
Details HERE

Aston Family Movie
1 PM – 3 PM
at Aston Public Library
FREE Movie and a snack
Kids may bring blankets or slepping bags to lay on
Details HERE

Community YMCA of Delaware County Healthy Kids Day
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Ridley Area YMCA and Lansdowne YMCA
Free screenings, games, classes, swimming, moonbounce, healthy snacks, face painting and more
Details HERE

Media-UP Library Gatsby Prom
7 PM – 10 PM
Media-Upper Providence Free Library hosts a Gatsby-themed “Prom” fundraiser on Saturday April 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. The Prom features dinner, drinks, great music and dancing at the Media Community Center for ages 21 and up. Attendees will vote for “Jay and Daisy,” the Prom King and Queen. You can dress up in your best “Roaring Twenties” attire or come as you are. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased at mediauplibrary.org. Prom proceeds will support the new Library building project
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday May 1, 2016

Your Best Friend’s Closet – Women’s Consignment Sale
Saturday April 30th 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday May 1st 9 AM – 2 PM
at Brandywine Youth Club, 41 S Thornton Rd, Glen Mills PA
$3 admission fee on the first shopping day
Details HERE

Brandywine River Museum – PNC Arts Alive First Sunday for Families – Inspired by Nature
11 AM – 2 PM
FREE Admission
Details HERE

Haverford Spring Fest 2016
12 PM – 7 PM
at Brookline Blvd at Darby Rd, Havertown PA
$3 requested donation, proceeds benefiting music education and area non-profits.
All Day live music on the outdoor stage. VIP seating available.
Food from area restaurants, arts and crafts from area artisans.
Festival wide beer garden
Kids Fun Zone (additional charge)
Surprises all day long
Rain or shine
Details HERE

Free Concert – “Perfectly Frank”: The Music of Frank Sinatra
2 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Dave DeLuca pays tribute to Frank Sinatra, performing his classic songs. 
Light refreshments will be served
Registration required
Details HERE

Delaware County PA Area 2016 Spring/Summer Kid Consignment Sales HERE

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