Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Fall Family Fun 11/11 – 11/13

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All Weekend

UniverSoul Circus
November 3rd – 27th
Fairmount Park (Next to the Mann Center)
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Diggerland
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
Details and schedule HERE

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

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers at Delaware Museum of Natural History
Saturday October 15th – January 15th, 2017
Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers is an interactive exhibit focusing on the habitats of two iconic animals — polar bears and tree frogs — and how climate change affects them. Visitors can take on the role of field scientists to investigate the shrinking populations of polar bears, learn how to gather weather station data, visit an Amazon rainforest field research tent, and identify a variety of tree frogs.
Details, ticket info and more 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 November 11 , 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.

57th Annual Veterans Day Parade
11:11 AM
State Street in Media
Details HERE

Rothman Rink Opening Day
12 PM – 11 PM
at Dilworth Park, 1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia
Plus, on this special day, all opening day visitors to the Rothman Rink are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for the Liberty USO Thanksgiving Basket Drive.
*Free skating with military ID 11/11 only until 11PM.
2016-17 Rink Admission:
Kids 10 & Under: $3
Adults: $5
Skate Rental: $10
Group Rate (10 or more guests): $12
Details HERE

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

Milk & Cookies Pajama Party
6:15 PM – 9 PM
at The Play Cafe in Bryn Mawr
Admission: There is no fee for admission, but we are asking each attendee to bring a pair of pajamas in their size as a donation. No need to be super specific- kids bring kid sizes, adults bring adult sizes.
Details HERE

Spring Chicken Holiday Toy Sale
Friday, November 11, 2016 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM and
Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Saturday is 1/2 price on most items)
at 100 North Edmonds Ave, Havertown (Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church)
Go GREEN this Holiday and join us for our annual Holiday Toy Sale. Games, Toys, Books, Ride Ons, Bikes, Puzzels, Legos, Blocks, and so much more. Get a jump on your holiday shopping and score some huge bargains. Cash, MC, Visa, Discover accepted.
Details HERE

Saturday November 12, 2016

Interboro Home and School Fall Craft Fair
9 AM – 3 PM
at Interboro High School
Details HERE

Starfest Holiday Bazaar
9 AM – 8 PM
at Christ Church, 311 S Orange Street, Media
Costume jewelry, gifts and collectibles, books, knit and crochet items, baked goods, gourmet specialties and more

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

Gardening with Children at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
Perfect for 5-10 year olds.
Registration required, *No Charge*
Details HERE

Spring Chicken Holiday Toy Sale
Friday, November 11, 2016 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM and
Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Saturday is 1/2 price on most items)
at 100 North Edmonds Ave, Havertown (Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church)
Go GREEN this Holiday and join us for our annual Holiday Toy Sale. Games, Toys, Books, Ride Ons, Bikes, Puzzels, Legos, Blocks, and so much more. Get a jump on your holiday shopping and score some huge bargains. Cash, MC, Visa, Discover accepted.
Details HERE

Kids Club – Clay Pot Reindeer
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

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

Penn Museum: A Celebration of Magic: Ancient and Modern
11 AM – 4 PM
at Penn Museum
Details and schedule HERE

Sensory Yoga Storytime
11:15 AM
hosted by Radnor Memorial Library (Held at Radnor Township Building, 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087)
Yoga storytime incorporating sensory experience especially for children with special needs.  For age 3 to 7.  Registratoin required beginning October 27.  
Registration required
Details HERE

Make It Merry Ornament Event
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the ornament and the rest of the supplies are free. Michaels
Details and registration info HERE

Games, Games, Games
1 PM – 3 PM
at Prospect Park Library
All ages welcome to stop in and play board games (“Perfection”, “Connect Four”, “KerPlunk”, “Jenga”, “Guess Who”, “Uno”) and also enjoy a snack.
Details HERE

Macaroni STEM Challenge
1 PM – 4 PM
at Newtown Public Library
Best for ages 10 to 14. 
Presented by Dr. Dennis Silage of the Mid-Atlantic Amateur Radio Club. This popular program has previously been presented in a Temple University summer camp! The Marconi Challenge uses infrared data transmission (like in your TV remote control) to complete cool activities! 
Registration required – space limited
Details HERE

St Alban’s StARR Model Railroad Open House
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Fur, Feather, and Scales presented by Drexel’s Academy of Natural Sciences
1:30 PM
at Radnor Library
Why do animals have fur, feathers, or scales? Learn about the importance of animal coverings, and investigate adaptations while discovering some of the basic differences between mammals, birds, and reptiles. Age 3 and up.  Held at Radnor Township Building, 301 Iven Ave, Wayne, PA 19087.
Details HERE

Gobble Jam at Marple Sports Arena
3 PM – 11 PM
Live bands
Super FUN ZONE family activities for kids which includes open roller skating, moon bounce, marple mountain, rock wall. Plus zip line & arcade.
Beer and wine garden for adults.
Produced by Kelly Music for Life, Inc. 501c3 non-profit
All proceeds benefit St. Mark’s Emergency Food Center and Cardinal O’Hara High School Music Education Programs.
ALL DAY PASS. Re-entry permitted. No Refunds
Adults: $18 Advance. $25 Day of Event
Kids 3 to 12 – $7 Advance. $10 Day of Event (Must be accompanied by Adult). The $7 Kids tickets include our Super Combo of skate, rockwall, mountain, and moon bounce which is usually $20.00.
2 and under – FREE (Must be accompanied by Adult)

Tix: https://kellymusic.ticketleap.com/gobble-jam/dates/Nov-12-2016_at_0300PM
Details HERE

Sunday November 13 , 2016

Lemon Run
8 AM – 11 AM
at Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Lemon Run 5K is an amazing way for people of all ages to get involved. Come out to this fun event to run, walk or cheer along as ALSF continues the quest to find better treatments for all kids with cancer. More than 3,000 runners and walkers participate in the 5K (3.1 mile) course, complete with inspirational childhood cancer heroes and their families to provide motivation and support. There are opportunities to support the event as a sponsor or benefactor. Participants can also fundraise individually or as part of a team to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Prizes are awarded to top fundraisers.
Details HERE

4th Annual Family Fun Day
hosted by the Rally for Rocco Foundation
12 PM
at Leedom Hall and Field, Darby and Rodney Rd, Ridley Park
$10 donation includes hot dogs, chips, drink, cotton candy, snow cones, moon bounces, face painter and much, much more.
Details HERE

St Alban’s StARR Model Railroad Open House
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Penn Musuem Family Second Sundays: Destination Ancient Iraq: Cylinder Seals
1 PM – 4 PM
at Penn Museum
Each Workshop includes a craft, touchable artifacts, and gallery activities.
Details HERE

Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE

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