Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 1/20 – 1/22

 

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All Weekend

2017 Philly Home Show featuring Make-It Take-It Workshops
January 13-16 & 20-22, 2017
at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia
Ample parking will be available at parking garages near the venue; this year you can also take advantage of FREE parking at Ikea of South Philadelphia with a shuttle to the show. A discount coupon for the Convention Center Parking Facility can also be found HERE. Public transit to the venue is also just a short walk away.
Show Details, schedule and ticket info HERE

Indoor Camp Out at Tyler Arboretum
January 21st – 22nd
Stay overnight at Tyler Arboretum! Pitch your tent in the newly renovated Barn Loft and camp “in”. Cook hot dogs and s’mores over a campfire and explore Tyler at night with an evening hike. Bring your own camping gear. Dinner and breakfast will be provided.
Please consider the limited indoor Barn space and bring tents appropriate for your number of guests. Cabin tents cannot be accomodated.
Suitable for ages 5+
Members: $40, Non-Members: $50

Details and ticket info HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
Open through March 5, 2017
Timed tickets for ice skating can be purchased HERE
Details about weekend events and festivities HERE and HERE

Rothman Rink
at Dilworth Park, 1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia
Open through February 26, 2017
2016-17 Rink Admission:
Kids 10 & Under: $3
Adults: $5
Skate Rental: $10
Group Rate (10 or more guests): $12
Details HERE

A Year with Frog and Toad
at the Arden Theatre in Philadelphia
November 23, 2016-February 3, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

The Odd Couple
January 20th – February 3rd
at Colonial Playhouse, Aldan, PA
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet Indoor Mini Golf
January 13th – Apr 2nd
Details and prices HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY ADMISSION HERE

Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute
November 25, 2016 to April 23, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute
October 8, 2016 – April 2, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
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 January 20, 2017

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.

World War I and America Exhibit
January 3rd – 22nd
at Haverford Twp. Free Library – 1st Floor
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
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.
Free and open to students entering grades 6-12. No registration is required
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Come over at 3 pm on Fridays for video gaming for teens!
Details HERE

Pizza & A Movie Night – Storks
Sponsored by Lima Christian Nursery School
5 PM
at Middletown Library
Enjoy free pizza & water, then make a craft after the movie
Feel free to bring a snack to share
REGISTRATION REQUIRED (include both children & adults when registering)
Details HERE

Saturday January 21, 2017

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Cooking with Judi at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
FREE – Registration Required
Details HERE

Kids Club – Craft Stick Cocoa Mug
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
$2 per project, Supplies included
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

FREE Community Weekend at Zoo America in Hershey, PA
ZooAmerica is offering its annual free weekend on January 21 and 22, 2017!
Visit more than 200 animals representing over 60 North American species. Throughout the zoo, experience up-close “animal encounters’ hosted by ZooAmerica naturalists and visit with Ranger Scratch.
Operating hours are 10am-4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.
ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Details HERE

World War I and America Exhibit
January 3rd – 22nd
at Haverford Twp. Free Library – 1st Floor
Details HERE
Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

LEGO Club
11 AM
at Middletown Free Library
All ages welcome, no registration required
Details HERE

Knit & Crochet
11 AM – 1:30 PM
at Mary M. Campbell MH Library
Details HERE

Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the Penn Museum
11 AM – 4 PM
Featuring traditional Chinese music, contemporary Asian film and Asian American art, zodiac gallery tours, tangram workshops, tai chi, falun gong and kung fu martial arts demonstrations, calligraphy, family crafts and much more
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

Princess and Pirate Skate
12 PM – 2 PM
at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia
Kids are invited for some pirate adventures and princess tales. Come dressed as your favorite princess or swashbuckler for an afternoon of sailing and twirling around the Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Rink. Kids can also keep busy with make-and-take crafts, along with complimentary face painting, and other activities.
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Winter Wonderland at Suburban Square in Ardmore
1 PM – 3 PM
>Dueling ice carvers, roasted chestnuts, hot cocoa crafts for kids and lots of family fun!
Details HERE

St. Alban’s (StARR) Railroad Fellowship Model Train Open House
1 PM – 4 PM
at St Alban’s Episcopal Church 3625 Chapel Hill Rd, Newtown Square
Details HERE

The Upper Darby Arts and Education Foundation19th Annual Gala Fundraiser, “Call of the Champions!”
3 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 North Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill
A limited number of tickets are available for $25 to $60.
For more information or tickets call 610-622-1189. Tickets are available online at www.udpac.org.
“Call of the Champions!” highlights the 80+ cultural diversities of the Upper Darby School District. This event sells out every year and showcases the incredible young musical talent of Upper Darby students and their outstanding music teachers.
Be sure to buy tickets early — first come; first-served seating!
Details HERE

Sunday January 22, 2017

Philadelphia’s Center City District Restaurant Week
January 22-27 & January 29-February 3
Three-course lunch, $20. Three-course dinner, $35.
Details HERE

FREE Community Weekend at Zoo America in Hershey, PA
ZooAmerica is offering its annual free weekend on January 21 and 22, 2017!
Visit more than 200 animals representing over 60 North American species. Throughout the zoo, experience up-close “animal encounters’ hosted by ZooAmerica naturalists and visit with Ranger Scratch.
Operating hours are 10am-4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.
ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Details HERE

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents Symphony Sundays at Dilworth Park
12 PM – 2 PM
Enjoy music recorded by The Philadelphia Orchestra as you skate every Sunday at the Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Rink in Dilworth Park. Then, once a month, visit the rink to see professional ice skaters perform to music by The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Admission:
Kids 10 & Under: $3
Adults: $5
Skate Rental: $10
Group Rate (10 or more guests): $12
Details HERE

St. Alban’s (StARR) Railroad Fellowship Model Train Open House
1 PM – 4 PM
at St Alban’s Episcopal Church 3625 Chapel Hill Rd, Newtown Square
Details HERE

Snowflake Workshop
2 PM
at Marple Public Library
All ages (must have ability to use scissors)
Enjoy hot chocolate and homemade treats while cutting beautiful paper snowflakes at the library.
Registration required
Details HERE

PAFA Workshop on Wearable Art at Media-UP Library
2 PM – 3:30 PM
at Media-Upper Providence Library
Media-Upper Providence Free Library presents a free “Observe & Create: Wearable Art” workshop by artist Dressler Smith from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Participants will learn basic sculpting techniques to craft their own contemporary jewelry, inspired by works from PAFA’s art collection. Clay and materials provided by PAFA, Participants are encouraged to bring their own “found treasures” to personalize their designs. Registration is limited and preregistration is required online.
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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