Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 3/3 – 3/5

 

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

 

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

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

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

National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia
FREE Admission for the Month of February
Details 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

Frog Exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences
February 4th – May 14th
Details and ticket info HERE

Dinosaur Revolution at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
February 4th – May 29th
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza
Now through March 31st
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 March 3, 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.

Celebrating Dr Seuss: The Foot Day at The Pop Shop
• Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast! The Cat in the Hat will make an appearance from 9:00 to 10am. We will read “Green Eggs & Ham”at 9:30am. Special Seuss breakfast will be available. Children are encouraged to wear their craziest socks or footie pajamas. Kids will write Green Eggs & Ham poetry.
• Storytime Lunch: The Cat in the Hat will make an appearance from 12:00 to 2pm. We will read “The Foot Book” at 12:30pm. Guests are encouraged to wear their craziest socks and their favorite pajamas. Adults who wear PJ’s get $5 off their meal. (Must be actual matching tops and bottoms pajamas.)
• Pajama Party Dinner We will read “The Foot Book” at 5pm. Guests are encouraged to wear their craziest socks and their favorite pajamas. Adults who wear PJ’s get $5 off their meal. (Must be actual matching tops and bottoms pajamas.)
Details HERE

Meet the Bernstein Bears and Learn to Save
10 AM
at Newtown Public Library
Best for ages 2+. NO registration required.
Learn some basics about saving, sharing, spending, and earning with The Berenstain Bears. Meet Brother and Sister Bear! 
Details HERE

Ms. Kelly’s Physical Fitness and Fun
11 AM
at Marple Public Library
Join Miss Kelly, from Marple Sport’s Arena, for mixing a variety of music, movement, and other fun physical activities.
Ages: 3-5
*Registration Required*
Details HERE

Homeschool Social Hour
1 PM (every Friday)
at Aston Public Library
KIDS OF ALL AGES WELCOME
Games, activities, and social time 
to meet new people.
Registration Required
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

Friday Afternoon Craft at Ridley Township Library
3:30PM – 4 PM
Ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Saturday March 4, 2017

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday –  January 7th & 8th
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build a Rain Gauge
9 AM – 12 PM
Registration required
Details HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Kids Club – SPROUT Nature Journal
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

Join the Continental Army at Valley Forge National Park
11 AM ( please arrive by 10:45 AM)
No reservations necessary. Weather dependent, activities will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly and wear sturdy shoes.
Details HERE

Kids Yoga with Miss Lisa
11 AM – 11:45 AM
at Middletown Free Library
Ages 5 and up
No registration required
The library has yoga mats, just come in your comfy, stretchy clothes!
Details HERE

Kid Fit New Jersey Grand Opening Weekend – Kid Fit & Paws Discovery Farm
11 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

Read Across America at The Elmwood Park Zoo
11 AM – 3 PM
Details HERE

The Harlem Globetrotters
12 PM
at The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

LEGO Club
1 PM – 3 PM
at Middletown Free Library
No registration required
Details HERE

Dude the Museum Cat’s 9th Birthday Celebration
at the Delaware Museum og Natural History
1 PM – 3 PM
Details HERE

Chair Yoga
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
Registration is required for this class. The class will be held in Garling Hall.
Details HERE

Dear Edwina
at Players Club of Swarthmore
5 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia – FREE Admission Sundays through April 9th during its World War I and American Art Exhibition
Details HERE 

Dear Edwina
at Players Club of Swarthmore
11 AM
Details and ticket info HERE

PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families – Rhythm and Hues
at Brandywine River Museum
11 AM- 2 PM
Details HERE

The Harlem Globetrotters
12 PM & 5 PM
at The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Make a Personalized Shadowbox
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Turn a basic shadow box into a colorful décor piece. Supplies are not included and may cost up to $43
Details and registration info HERE

Comic Book Creation Workshop Series – Comic Book Club for Teens
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
This 5day-2hr classes will teach the beginner’s guide to making your own comic. Learn simple character design, storytelling and page layout in your 6-8 page comic. Finished comics will be compiled into one group comic and self published a month later. Taught by Keville Bowen, professional comic book artist and animator.
Please only sign-up if you are able to make at least 4 of the sessions, including the first session as this is a continuing course that builds upon the previous week’s work.
Details and registration info HERE

Kid Fit New Jersey Grand Opening Weekend – Kid Fit & Paws Discovery Farm
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Details HERE

PAWS for Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at Media-UP Free Library
Children ages 5 and up are invited to practice their reading skills in a safe, nonjudgmental environment by reading to a specially-trained therapy dog
Details HERE

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Family Fundraiser
3 PM – 7 PM
at Springfield Country Club
Featuring LIVE Irish Music, Irish Dancers, Scone Baking Contest, Raffles, 50/50 and more. All ages are welcome to this family friendly event.
$25 per person (includes Buffet) – there will be a CASH Bar
$10 for kids 10 and under
Details HERE

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