Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 6/17 – 6/19

All Weekend

Holy Cross Parish Carinval 
June 14th – June 18th
Open 6 PM nightly
Springfield RD & Bishop Ave, Springfield
Rides, Games, Food
Details HERE

Day Out with Thomas at Strasburg Railroad
June 18th – June 26th
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

Betsy Ross House Flag Festival
June 11 – 18
10 am – 5 pm
Celebrate Flag Day in the birthplace of Old Glory with a week of fun festivities for the whole family at the Betsy Ross House.
Flag Festival 2016 kicks off at the start of National Flag Week on June 11 with Stars & Stripes Saturday, a mini carnival in the Betsy Ross House courtyard with carnival games, juggling and circus acts, and a Punch and Judy Puppet show.
Highlights of the week include visits from Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, crafts for kids, a Flag Day Proclamation and the Philadelphia Flag Day Association’s Naturalization Ceremony.
Stars & Stripes Saturday event is free with admission. All other Flag Festival activities are free.
Details HERE

The Secret Garden
at the Arden Theater
May 12th – June 19th
Details, tickets, showtimes and more info HERE

The Jungle Book
at Media Theater
June 4th – August 21st
Details, tickets and schedule HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park
at the Marina at Penns Landing
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Music, roller skating, mini golf, food and more!
Details and schedule HERE

FREE Yoga on the Waterfront
at Race Street Pier in Philadelphia
April 2nd – October 30th
Details and schedules HERE

Free Outdoor Yoga at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Saturdays June 4 – August 29 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Dhyana Yoga Presents FREE OUTDOOR YOGA in beautiful Franklin Square starting on June 4th! Join us outside for a practice that will make you sweat, laugh, breathe, and believe in the powerful effects of Yoga. All are welcome! Bring a Yoga mat or a big towel to practice on, some water, and your friends to stretch and tone your way through the summer with Dhyana Yoga!
Every Monday 6:30-7:30pm and Every Saturday 9:30-10:30am (Weather permitting — Please check the Dhyana Yoga Outdoor Yoga Classes Facebook Page for weather updates and other information!)
Details HERE

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Fishing at Orchard Lake
Saturdays & Sundays 8am – 4pm
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Diggerland
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
Details and schedule 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 
Totally Turtles Weekend June 4th & 5th
Details and ticket info 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 June 17, 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.

Friday Fantasy Garden Club
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages can learn the cycle of life with fun, green thumb activities at the library garden!
Details HERE

Dance me a Story!
10:15 AM
at Newtown Public Library
Best for ages 2 to 6. Younger/older siblings are always welcome.
Join dance teacher Lisa Oster for a fun, interactive class where the participants act out a story using dance moves!
Registration required, space limited
Details HERE

Camp Creativity – Land of the Dinosaurs
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
$5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions
Details and registration info HERE

Bird Club
10:30 – 11:30 AM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Game Day
2 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Teens get to talk and form friendships and rivalries while they play video games.
Details HERE

Human Board Game
2 PM – 3:30 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Calling all friends ages 2 1/2 – 8 years! Local 4th grade Girl Scout Troop #5694 will lead the playing of their homemade “Human Board Game” with many fun interactive activities along with some interesting learnings about children in need.
New and lightly used clothing, books and toy donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of Cradles to Crayons.

No registration required.
This event will be held on the front lawn of the library, weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, the Human Board Game will take place in our Children’s Activity Room.
Details HERE

Pizza & Movie Night – Zootopia
5 PM – 7:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
The library will dish out FREE pizza & water, but feel free to bring a snack to share. After the movie we will make a craft related to the film!
Registration is required for kids & adults so Mr. Jason can order enough pizza for everyone!
Details HERE

$5 after 5 PM at Delaware Children’s Museum
5pm-8pm
Details HERE

Summer Reading Kickoff: Ran’D Shine presents The Secrets of Magic
6:30 PM
Magician Ran’D Shine presents The Secrets of Magic in the 2016 Summer Reading Kickoff Program in the Radnor Middle School Cafeteria, located at 150 Louella Avenue, Wayne, PA.  Sponsored by Delaware County Libraries.  Free coupons for Mainline Capri Water Ice.  
Details HERE

RPSC Designer/Tool Bag BINGO
6:30 PM
at Ridley Park Swim Club
Details and ticket info HERE

Share the Wish A Beef and Beer Celebration
7 PM – 10 PM
at Tip O’Leary’s in Havertown
Details and ticket info HERE

Barefoot Booby & the Breakers Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Saturday June 18, 2016

Leedom Estates Community Yard Sale
8 AM – 11 AM
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
9 AM – 1 PM
Every Saturday through October 31st
Details, vendor schedule and more HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall.
Saturdays 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th – December 3rd
Details HERE

Family Fun Day at Delaware Museum of Natural History
9:30 AM – 2 PM
Celebrate everything outdoors with activities, games, a campfire and more
Details and ticket info HERE

Sensory Yoga Storytime
10 AM
Yoga storytime incorporating sensory experience for children with special needs.  For age 3 to 7.  Held at Radnor Township Building, 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.
Registration required
Details HERE

Natural Insect Repellent Class
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
$20 per person
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club Craft – Dinosaur Card
at Michaels Craft Store
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Wee Build
10 AM – 5 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom
10 AM – 5 PM
at the African American Museum in Philadelphia
Join AAMP to celebrate and appreciate the Black experience. Enjoy a family-fun-filled day of arts, crafts, and entertainment as we come together to learn, strengthen bonds, and re-energize the dream to achieve!
Children ages 5-11 especially welcome.
Free admission.
Details HERE

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is Star Wars)
at Color to Canvas, 3720 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill PA
10:30 AM
Come watch the movie then paint the theme.
Great for kids ages 5-12
Space is limited, registration required
Cost: $15
Details HERE

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

Field Day
11 AM – 12 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Join us on the Library’s front lawn for games, races, and fun! Then register for Summer Reading Club!
No registration required. For children of all ages!
Details HERE

Charlotte’s Web
at Hedgegrow Theater
11 AM & 1 PM
June 11th & 18th at 11 AM
Details and ticket info 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

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

Nassau Swim & Dive Teams 2nd Annual Cow Pie Bingo
at Nassau Swim Club in Ridley Park
1 PM (Cow arrives at 4:30 PM)
Details HERE

Meet Our Friendly Goats at Linvilla Orchards
1 PM – 1 :30 PM
FREE but registration required
Details HERE

Fun Family Craft Time – Father’s Day T-Shirt
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the t-shirt
Details and registration info HERE

Meditation Saturdays
1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Join Rich Conti from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group for “Meditation Saturdays.” These workshops will cover various topics related to meditation. Everyone is welcome regardless of prior experience. The workshops will be held in the lower library meeting room.
Registration required
Details HERE

Haverford Concert In The Park Summer Series: JEFFREY GAINES
6 PM – 9 PM
at Paddock Park in Havertown
Concerts benefit park enhancements and neighborhood improvements.
Gates open at 5:30 PM. The music starts at 6 PM and continues until 9 PM. Tickets are $10 each / Children 12 and under are free. Information and advance ticketing is available at http://kellymusicforlife.org/events/concert-in-the-park/. Concessions will be available at each concert or you can bring your own refreshments. Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Haverford Township Parks are alcohol-free.

Details HERE

22 Park Avenue: Big Band Gold Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sunday June 19, 2016

Happy Father’s Day!!!!

Father’s Day Fishing at Linvilla Orchards
8 AM – 7 PM
Fathers fish free with paid child’s admission!  Bring your fishing poles and enjoy the day by Orchard Lake!  
Details HERE

Lemon Bath Salts Class
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
$20 per person
Details and registration info HERE

FatherFest
10 AM – 3 PM
at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester
$10.00 per person
Helicopter Rides (additional $60.00 per person)
Antique Car and Motorcycle Show
Celebrate International Drone Day with Remote Control (Drone) Helicopter Racing by Skygear Solutions
Beer Garden and a Local Winery
Food Trucks
Music by DJ Albert with Fast Eddie
Jugglers, Magic Show and Sensational Science Stations
“Star Wars” Impersonators (come as your favorite “Star Wars” character!)
Inflatables – 20′ Dual Lane Slide, Playland Obstacle Course, Jungle Adventure Bounce and Slide Combo and Sports Carnival Games
Details and ticket info HERE

Father’s Day Jump at Sky Zone Glen Mills
10 AM – 4 PM
Father’s Day Jump! Celebrate Father’s Day at Sky Zone where all Dad’s jump for FREE!*
*Not valid online. In store use only. Cannot be combined with other offers and discounts. 
Details HERE

Father’s Day Express
12 PM & 2 PM
at West Chester Railroad
Details and ticket info HERE

Father’s Day BBQ on the Battleship
12 PM – 3 PM
on the Battleship New Jersey in Camden
Details and ticket info HERE

Chicco’s Vibe
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

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