Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 9/23 – 9/25

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All Weekend

Center City Restaurant Week in Philadelphia
September 18th – 23rd
Participating restaurants offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many participating restaurants will also offer a three-course lunch for $20.
Details and reservation info HERE

Spherus at 2016 Fringe Festival
September 9th – 23rd
at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
Details and ticket info HERE

Harvest Hayride at Araspaha Farms Opening Weekend
Sept 12th – Nov 1st
Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM – 5 PM
Details HERE

Arasapha Farms Haunted Hayride and Bates Motel
Details, dates, times and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards (Pumpkinland is Open)
Details HERE

Eastern State Penitentiary – Terror Behind the Walls
September 16th – November 5th
Details and ticket info HERE

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. at Walnut Street Theater
September 24th – October 2nd
Details and ticket info HERE

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

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

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

Longwood Gardens
Nightscape – now through October 29th 
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Sesame Place – Halloween Spooktacular
September 24th – October 30th
Details HERE

Diggerland – Diggerfest
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
DiggerFest starts Saturday, September 24th.
Every Saturday and Sunday in October your full-day admission ticket gets you access to all of the rides and attractions at Diggerland USA but also includes these additional features:
•Diggerland’s Hay Ride
•Pick-your-own Pumpkins at our Pumpkin Patch (for children 12 and under)
•Pumpkin Launching! (purchase of pumpkins to launch is additional)
•Halloween Weekend Costume Contests (for children in costume)

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 September 23, 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.

Just Between Friends – Main Line (Oaks)
Thursday September 22nd – Sunday September 25th (some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall A, 100 Station Ave, Oaks
See website for details how to register for your free pass for opening day
VISA, M/C and Discover as well as Cash
Details HERE

Friday Flicks
12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play.
Free and open to students entering grades 6-12. No registration is required.
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Video games, board games, and more
Details HERE

Prospect United Methodist Church Kids Outgrown Sale
Friday Sept 23rd 3 PM – 8 PM
Saturday September 24th 9 AM – 1 PM
at 800 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park (across from Wawa)
CASH ONLY!

Friday Crafts at Ridley Township Library
3:30 PM – 4 :30 PM
ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Construction Fridays
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Kids can use their imaginations to build interesting projects.
Details HERE

Pizza & Movie Night at Middletown Library – Angry Birds Movie
5 PM – 7:30 PM
Registration required
Pizza and water will be provided.  Feel free to bring a snack to share.
Details and registration info HERE

Food Truck-A-Thon at the Swarthmore CO-OP
5 PM – 9 PM
Admission for the Truck-A-Thon is FREE, and it’s BYOB. Enjoy an evening of food, fun, and music!
Details HERE

Saturday September 24, 2016

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live

The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people.
Find a participating museum HERE
Download a ticket HERE

Just Between Friends – Main Line (Oaks)
Thursday September 22nd – Sunday September 25th (some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall A, 100 Station Ave, Oaks
See website for details how to register for your free pass for opening day
VISA, M/C and Discover as well as Cash
Details HERE

Prospect United Methodist Church Kids Outgrown Sale
Friday Sept 23rd 3 PM – 8 PM
Saturday September 24th 9 AM – 1 PM
at 800 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park (across from Wawa)
CASH ONLY!

PJP II Kids Fall Outgrown Sale
Saturday September 24th  ~ 9am – 12PM
at PJP II Gymnasium, 2875 Manor Rd, West Brandywine, PA
Proceeds from this sale benefit the students of PJP II. For more information, please email  Danielle Civitella at dcivitella@verizon.net.
Details HERE

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

MOMS Club of Prospect Park Fall Flea Market
9 AM – 2 PM
at Interboro High School parking lot
All of proceeds from the sale of spaces are used to help local families and charities.
Details 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

Princess and Superheroes Breakfast

10 AM
at West Chester Rustin High School, 1100 Shiloh Rd, West Chester, PA
Enjoy a catered breakfast of pancakes, French toast sticks, sausage, juice and coffee. Then interact with your favorite character. Pictures, autographs, dancing and other activities.
Come meet Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Jasmine, Rapunzel, Mulan, Pocahontas, Ariel, the Fairy Godmother, Tinker Bell, Anna and Elsa(with Olaf) along with Batman, Spider-Man, Ironman, the Hulk and Ninja Turtles!!! Each child will also receive a complimentary gift.
Purchase tickets now at www.ticketbud.com Search Princess and Superhero Breakfast. Cost $15 a person. Infants under the age of one are admitted free. Money raised supports the Rustin Class of 2017.

Details HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Knitting and good company!
Details HERE

Kids Club – Leaf Placemat
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Includes supplies
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

Book Sale at Upper Darby/Sellers Library 
10 AM – 3 PM
Details HERE

Linvilla Apple Festival & Pie Eating Contest
10 AM – 4 PM
at Linvilla Orchards
Music, games, prizes and fun for the whole family!
Details and schedule HERE

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

19th Annual Asher’s Chocolates Fall Festival
11 AM – 3 PM
at 80 Walmbold Rd, Souderton, PA
Live music by The Manatees, face-painting clowns, strolling magician, moon bounces, games, hot dogs, drinks, raffles every half hour….. and it’s all free!
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

Colonial Plantation – Fall Flax and Textile Day
11 AM – 4 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Origami Hour for Kids
1 PM – 2 PM
at Marple Library
Ages 7-10
Registration required
Details HERE

International Day of Peace Peace Day Offering at Penn Museum – Origami Paper Cranes
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Ardmore Oktoberfest & Fall Family Festival
2 PM – 8 PM
Beer, traditional German foods, live music, kids’ activities, and more!
Details HERE

Boathouse Row Light Show and Festival Information
5 PM – 10 PM
Details HERE

Aston Bingo Night at Aston Public Library
7 PM – 9 PM (Doors open 5:30 PM)
Admission is $20.  All prizes will be in cash!  Food and refreshments will be sold as well as bingo supplies. There will also be special raffles!  All proceeds benefit the library!
Details HERE

Cavalcade of Bands at Ridley High School
6 PM – 10 PM
Details HERE

Sunday September 25, 2016

Just Between Friends – Main Line (Oaks) – 1/2 Price Day on Sunday!
Thursday September 22nd – Sunday September 25th (some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall A, 100 Station Ave, Oaks
See website for details how to register for your free pass for opening day
VISA, M/C and Discover as well as Cash
Details HERE

Pokémon GO Day in the Garden
10 AM – 2 PM
at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Apple Festival & Pie Eating Contest
10 AM – 4 PM
at Linvilla Orchards
Music, games, prizes and fun for the whole family!
Details and schedule HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 5 PM
7 N Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr PA
Featuring over 100 vendors, food trucks, live music, hands-on kids’ crafts, abundant retail & restaurant options all around town, meet and greets with local animal rescues and more. Family and dog-friendly and free admission. All street parking is FREE on Sundays in Bryn Mawr, and there are several designated lots within one block of the Market.
Details and schedule HERE

Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival
11 AM – 5 PM (Raindate Oct 2nd)
Details HERE

The Wiggles at The Tower Theater
1 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Craft Pumpkin Workshop
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Buy the pumpkin and supplies are free
Details and registration info HERE

Family ‘Drive-in’ Movie and Craft: Cars
1:15PM – 3:30 PM
at Media-UP Free Library
Bring a kid-sized cardboard box (we’ll have a few extra) and design your own car to sit in! Then, enjoy the Disney movie Cars. Feel free to bring a beverage and a snack to share.
Details HERE

Lego Club
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Open to ages 7-11. Register by phone or in person.
**$5.00 fee to cover materials
Details HERE

Upcoming Delaware County PA 2016 Fall and Winter Kid Consignment Sales HERE

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