Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 8/12 – 8/14

All Weekend

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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
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
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 August 12, 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.

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents The Dinosaur Musical!
10:30 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and Ticket info HERE

Mr Jason’s Outdoor Science Lab – Reactions: Soda fountain, elephant toothpaste, rockets (please bring a 16oz of diet soda to help us cut the cost of supplies)
11 AM
at Middletown Free Library
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
For ages 4-18 (adult help may be necessary).
Details HERE

First Friday Flicks – My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
1 PM – 2:30 PM
at Marple Public Library
Details HERE

End of Summer Tie-Dye Event
Stop by between 1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
Registration required
All ages welcome
Participants must provide their own white t-shirts (other articles of clothing such as socks, leggings, onesies, etc. are also acceptable), and a plastic bag to bring wet clothing home in.  Rubber band donations are also being accepted if you have extra lying around the house.
This is a very messy project. Please dress children (and yourself) in old play clothes and shoes.  You may also bring gloves if you want to keep your hands from turning purple.
Meet outside the library, under the trees in the side parking lot.
Details HERE

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

After Hours Putt Putt
5 PM – 7:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Registration required
Details HERE

Kids Splash Party at Glenolden Swim Club
6 PM – 9 PM
$8.00 per kid-includes admission, a slice of pizza and a drink. Adults are free!
Details HERE

Summer Concert Series
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Saturday August 13, 2016

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

Academy of Natural Sciences BUG FEST
Saturday and Sunday August 13th and 14th
Details and ticket info HERE

Miss Marcia’s Gardening with Children

10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
Registration required
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club Craft – Summer Memories
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
FREE
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

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

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is  Zootopia)
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

Saturday Morning Movie – The Karate Kid (1984) 127 minutes
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
No registration required
Details HERE

Mermaid Girls Night Out
at Sweet & Sassy in Exton PA
11 AM – 12:30 PM
$30 per girl (or $25 per girl if you book with a friend) – Prepayment Required
Includes Mermaid Makeover, mermaid craft, learn a mermaid dance, mermaid runway show, limo ride and snacks
REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE LIMITED
Details and registration 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

Historic Timeline at Colonial Plantation
Saturday & Sunday, August 13 and 14
11 AM – 4 PM
Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 4 to 12.
Children under age 4 are free
Details and registration info HERE

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

Little Hands Love the Outdoors
11:30 AM
Outdoor sensory play for babies 18 months and younger.  Held at Fenimore Woods Park Pavilion located at 1194 Eagle Rd, Wayne, PA 19087
Registration required
Details HERE

Pokemon Go Club
12 PM
at Aston Library
Ages 10 – 18
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Details HERE

Library Comic Con
1 PM – 3 PM
Marple Library in conjuction with Newtown Library will host a summer comic con! We will have art, comics, prizes, snacks, and fandoms galore!  Costumes are encouraged!
This program is free and open to all those entering grades 6-12.
Details HERE

Fun Family Craft Time – Teacher Gift
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Buy the craft box and the rest of supplies included
Details and registration info HERE

Summer Concert Series
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sunday August 14, 2016

Academy of Natural Sciences BUG FEST
Saturday and Sunday August 13th and 14th
Details and ticket info HERE

Succulent Container Garden
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
Fee $35
Details HERE

Historic Timeline at Colonial Plantation
Saturday & Sunday, August 13 and 14
11 AM – 4 PM
Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 4 to 12.
Children under age 4 are free
Details and registration info HERE

Summer Picnic Special at West Chester Railroad
12 PM only
Every Sunday June 5 through Sept 18
Details and ticket info HERE

Eagles Camp Open Practice – Military Day
7 PM
at Lincoln Financial Field
FREE
Details HERE and HERE

Summer Concert Series
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

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