Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 1/27 – 1/29

 

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All Weekend

Philadelphia Auto Show
January 28th – February 5th
at The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Details, ticket info and schedule 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 27, 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.

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

Groundhog Day Festival
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
9 AM – 1 PM
Arts, crafts, music and shows
Details HERE

The Owls of Pennsylvania
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
FREE – registration required
Details and registration info HERE

Illustrate Mr. Jason’s Picture Books
10 AM – 5 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Stop by the library anytime on this day to illustrate a page or 2 or 7 of Mr. Jason’s books. When he has enough illustrations, he will put them together and read them at future story times in the library and out in the community!
Details HERE

Science Saturday – Truss Me, You Won’t Fall
at Hagley Museum
1 PM – 4 PM
Session focuses on structural engineering while challenging kids to build their own bridges
Activities are included in admission and free to members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m.
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

Friday Afternoon Craft at Ridley Township Library
3 PM – 4 PM
Ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Chinatown Midnight Lion Dance
11:30 PM – 1 AM
10th & Race Streets, Philadelphia
Details HERE

Saturday January 28, 2017

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Kids Club – Valentine’s Day Game
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

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

Genealogy Presentation at Aston Public Library
11 AM
Details and Registration info HERE

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

Creative Classes Open House at participating Michaels Craft Stores
11 AM – 3 PM
Preview spring classes and events and learn about Spring Make Camp for kids and take advantage of the one day only deal – 50% off classes when you register in store or online on January 28th ONLY
Details HERE

Chinese New Year Celebration at Elmwood Park Zoo
12 PM – 1:30 PM
Celebrate Chinese New Year with EPZ and learn about the year of the rooster on Saturday, January 28 from noon to 1:30 PM in the Canopy Gardens Hall.
Join us for crafts, live animal greetings featuring “animals of the zodiac” and try on our Dragon Mask!
These programs are free to enjoy with zoo admission.

Details and ticket/price info HERE

Delaware County Camp & Activity Fair
12 PM – 3 PM
at 410 Moore Rd, Wallingford, PA
Camps & organizations will be on hand to answer questions regarding camp sign ups & open houses. This a great opportunity for a one stop shop to keep the kids entertained all summer.
This event is free and open to the public.
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Chair Yoga
1 PM – 2 PM
at Ridley Township Library in Garling Hall
Registration required
Details HERE

Chaddsford Chili Cookoff
1 PM – 5 PM
at Chaddsford Winery
Details HERE and HERE

Belgium Comes to West Chester
1 PM – 6 PM
at Iron Hill Brewery in West Chester, PA
Regional breweries will showcase the best locally craft-brewed, Belgian-style beers. This event is free to attend, just pay as you go! 
32 beers on tap, available in 12oz pours or as part of 4 unique samplers as well as special Belgian-inspired food features
Details HERE

Sunday January 29, 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

Gardening with Children
at Linvilla Orchards in the Garden Center
10 AM – 11 AM
This month Miss Marcia will be discussing Birds. Did you know that not all birds fly south for the winter? Our little feathered friends are hungry this time of year so we will be making bird feeders.
Class is free, but please call to reserve your spot.
Details HERE

PB&J Club – Feeding the Homeless
11 AM – 12:30 PM
at Clifton Heights Church, 111 S Springfield Rd, Clifton Heights, PA
Make PB&J sandwiches for the homeless. . If you can, bring large jars of creamy peanut butter and grape jam or jelly as well a king-size loaf of white bread.
Details HERE

Camp Fair & Free Sunday Afternoon
at Delaware Museum of Natural History
11:30 AM – 2 PM
Enjoy an afternoon at the Museum AND discover something different for your children to do this summer! This FREE event allows you and your family to spend quality time together on a chilly January day exploring DMNH’s natural history galleries and planning for summer by connecting with many of the premiere summer camp organizations in the area.
Details HERE

Chinese New Year Celebration in Downtown Media
12 PM
State Street in Media
Media Celebrates the “Year of the Rooster” with Philadelphia’s premiere “Lion Dancers” at Hung Gar Kung Fu Academy. Parade starts and ends s Margaret Kuo’s
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

National Puzzle Day
1 PM
at Middletown Library
Stop by the library on Sunday, January 29th to celebrate National Puzzle Day! MFL will have a variety of puzzles out for patrons of ALL AGES to enjoy.
Registration is not required.
Details HERE

MetroKids 9th Annual Super Camp Fair
1 PM – 4 PM
at Plymouth Meeting Mall
Hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations & prizes. Pre-registration encouraged, walk-ins welcomed.
Details HERE and HERE

Chaddsford Chili Cookoff
1 PM – 5 PM
at Chaddsford Winery
Details HERE and HERE

LEGO Club with Mr Dustin
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Ages 7 – 11
No Fee Required
*Registration Required (Register at our library front desk or via phone call)*
Details HERE

 

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