Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 4/28 – 4/30

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

Philadelphia Science Festival
April 21st – April 29th
(Philadelphia Science Carnival will be held at Penns Landing on April 29th)
Full schedule, locations and calendar of events HERE

Bethel Fire Company Carnival
April 21st – April 29th
3737 Foulk Rd, Garnet Valley, PA
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Spring Carnival
April 28th – May 7th
at 10 N Malin Rd, Broomall, PA
Friday, April 28th
Friday, May 5th
Starting at 6 PM till 11 PM
Saturday, April 29th
Saturday, May 6th
Starting at 3 PM till 11 PM
Sunday, April 30th
Sunday, May 7th
Starting at 1 PM to 6 PM
WRISTBANDS avilable Sunday May 7th 25$ All rides
Details HERE

IceWorks Annual Ice Show
April 28th – April 30th
Apr 28th & 29th 7 PM
Apr 30th 4 PM
Come watch as our skaters form beginner to international competitors bring you on a musical journey inspired by award shows.
Details and ticket info HERE

Honey&Lace SPRINGFIELD Mall TAKEOVER
April 29th & 30th
Details HERE

Just Between Friends Reading Kids Consignment Sale
April 27th – April 30th
at Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex is conveniently located just off of Route 222, north of the city of Reading at 3103 Paper Mill Road, Wyomissing 19610
Details and schedule HERE

Madagascar Jr, A Musical Adventure
March 25-May 21 (no show Easter Sunday April 16) – every Saturday at 11am and Sunday at Noon
at Media Theatre
Details and ticket info HERE

The Light Princess
at Arden Theater
April 5th – June 4th
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards 
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY ADMISSION 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 Spring Blooms
April 1 st  through May 26th
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland
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

Dutch Wonderland Opening Weekend
April 29th & April 30th
Details HERE

Knoebels Opening Weekend
April 29th & April 30th
Details HERE

Dorney Park Opening Weekend
April 29th & April 30th
Details HERE

Sesame Place Opening Weekend
April 29th & April 30th
Details HERE

Great Adventure Opening Weekend
April 28th, April 29th & April 30th
Details HERE

Friday April 28, 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.

NFL Draft Experience
12 PM – 11 PM
FREE admission
The football festival is held along the half-mile stretch of Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Fans of all ages and of all teams will be able to participate in interactive exhibits, immersive games and virtual reality experiences, free player autograph sessions and more.
Details and link to schedule of eventsto sign up for a fan mobile pass link can be found  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 Flicks
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We’ll bring the video games, you bring your friends!
Details HERE

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

Saturday April 29, 2017

Mapping for Humanity: Using Digital Mapping to Better the World-TechniGirlz!
9 AM – 12 PM
For Middle School Girls. Students are required to bring their own laptop. 
In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity.
Registration Required
Details HERE

Creekside Swim Club Flea Market
(Every Saturday in April and May excluding May 13th)
9 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

17th Annual KSF Lax Fest
9 AM – 6 PM
at Radnor High School
The KSF (Katie Samson Foundation) Lacrosse Festival will be held on Saturday April 29th at Radnor High School, and will be the LARGEST single-day high school lacrosse festival in the country with 54 varsity teams, wheelchair rugby, tennis and basketball games, youth games, 20+ vendors, 10,000+ fans, 50+ major sponsors and 2 FanZones with rides, bounces, rock walls, face painting, BBQ, raffle prizes, clothing, equipment etc., and a guest appearance from the Phillie Phanatic! Games begin at 9am. Bring your family, we’ll provide the fun!
Details HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Moms 4 Mud Relay for Life
10 AM – 11 AM
at Strath Haven High School
Link to join the team (we think there is a $10 donation): http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/?fr_id=79905&pg=personal&px=45047442
We’re forming a team to benefit Relay For Life event & support the American Cancer Society’s mission to free the world from the pain and suffering from cancer.
Details HERE

Kids Club – Spring 3D Canvas
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

Healthy Kids Day 
10 AM – 1 PM
at Rocky Run YMCA
This free community event will take place outside on the fields and will feature a moon bounce, games, arts and crafts, vendors and more!
Details HERE

Morton Rutledge Firehouse Annual Open House and Family Safety Day 
10 AM – 2 PM
at the Morton Rutledge Firehouse,  38 Alfa Terrace, Morton PA
Join us for lots of family friendly activities and demonstrations during the 5th Annual Morton – Rutledge Fire Co Family Safety Day! Join Wolf and Crash from Justice Rescue, Marshall from Paw Patrol and representatives from neighboring Fire Houses and Law Enforcement!
Details HERE

Annual Arts and Crafts Festival
10 AM – 3 PM
at St Laurence School, 8245 West Chester Pike Upper Darby PA
Details HERE

Science Carnival / Philadelphia Science Festival
10 AM – 4 PM
at the Great Plaza at  Penns Landing in  Philadelphia
This FREE event is unlike any other – with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the whole family. You’ve never experienced science like this!
Details HERE

NFL Draft Experience
10 AM – 6 PM
FREE admission
The football festival is held along the half-mile stretch of Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Fans of all ages and of all teams will be able to participate in interactive exhibits, immersive games and virtual reality experiences, free player autograph sessions and more. (Be
Details and link to schedule of events and to sign up for a fan mobile pass link can be found HERE

Delco 4-H Spring Fling
10 AM – 7 PM
395 Bishop Hollow Rd Newtown Square PA
Learn about local agriculture by touring our 4-H Cooperative Farm at Garret Williamson! We have cattle, horses, alpaca, and sheep awaiting your questions! You can plant your very own pollinator-take-home-garden in support of the Million Pollinator Challenge! Take a pony ride! And support our 4-H Clubs with your purchase of delicious project-themed foods!
Later that evening, we will be privy to a Bluegrass Concert featuring one of our very own 4-H Families! So bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the Spring sky!
Details HERE

Once Upon a Garden
10:30 AM
Nature storytime and craft for age 3 and up.
$5 admission with a Radnor Library card or free with a season pass, kids 12 and under are free.
No registration required.
Held at Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden, 786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087.
Details HERE

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

Science Up: Birds & Bugs (Part 1)
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
Science Up: Birds & Bugs is a two-class series introducing early childhood educators to important facts about birds and insects in our environment. Hands-on activities and methods for discovery-based learning provide techniques for immediate application of the information into classroom experiences. The programs include up-close encounters with natural history specimens, a tour of the galleries, hands-on activities for use in the classroom, and science discussion designed to encourage a new appreciation for birds and insects.
Thanks to a generous grant, DMNH early childhood professional development classes are FREE through May. Pre-registration required. Register with DIEEC: https://dieecpd.org/registry/calendar
Part 2 is scheduled for May 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at DMNH.
Details HERE

Snow White
11 AM – 12 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Following the success of The Jungle Book, Pennsylvania Ballet II presents another wonderful ballet for the whole family- Snow White. See this magical tale brought to life through Assistant Artistic Director Samantha Anne Dunster’s wonderful choreography and Kermit Poling’s marvelous original score.
Details and ticket info HERE

Grand Opening Party at BounceU Collegeville PA
11 AM – 3 PM
Come celebrate our official Opening with us! This special event is FREE for the whole family and filled with fun activities, tons of raffle prizes, face painting, and of course bouncing! FREE Bounce sessions start every half hour. Online reservations strongly recommended!!!!Don’t forget your socks! NO SHOE POLICY: Parents and kids must wear socks in the Bounce Arenas. For insurance purposes, all guests who enter our Bounce Arenas must have a completed/signed waiver.
Details and resevation info HERE

2017 Overdose Awareness Day & Memorial Walk
12 PM – 4 PM
at Eddystone Lighthouse Hall, 1401 E 9th St, Eddystone PA
This free event is to remember those lives lost to the disease of addiction and to support those actively still battling the disease. The event is for all community member to attend and for the family and friends of loved ones affected by addiction.
This family friendly event will have food, moon bounces, face painting, vendors, and a great agenda of community speakers with a vast knowledge of recovery and addiction.

Details HERE

Chess Club 
1 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Come for free play and free lessons for all ages and skill levels!
Details HERE

Candy Land Live
1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Ages 5-10
in Garling Hall
Registration Required
Details HERE

Slime Bar
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
all supplies are free while supplies last
Details HERE

2nd annual Tacos for Rocco
1 PM – 5 PM
at Heritage Ballroom, 2107 MacDade Blvd, Holmes PA
There will be live entertainment, face painters, authentic food, delicious drink specials, free prizes & giveaways and much, much more! Proceeds directly aid local families fighting pediatric cancer. For Rocco’s story and more information about Rally for Rocco goto: www.rallyforrocco.org
TICKET DETAILS
– Adult tickets are $15 & includes your frist drink FREE, taco buffet
– Children 12 & under are $10 and includes your first soft drink FREE, taco buffet & t-shirt
Details HERE

Spaghetti Supper
4:30 PM -7:30 PM
at Aston Community Center
$10 adults, $5 children, $30 forfamily of 5
includes coffee tea and juice
Take out also available
Tickets on sale at Aston Library
Details HERE

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Vintage Market
8 AM – 5 PM
44 E Lancaster Ave Ardmore PA
Rain Date – Sunday, 6/18
Details HERE

Pennsylvania State Police Community Day
10 AM – 2 PM
at Wegmans in Concordville
On display: PSP Horses, PSP K-9 Unit, PSP Motorcycles, PSP Special Emergency Response Team, Free Food, snacks and beverages will be provided

Paper Shredding Event
at McCausland – Garrity – Marchesani Funeral Home and Crematory
343 S. Chester Pike, Glenolden, PA.
12pm – 3pm
Please bring a canned good for our local food bank.

Flavors On The Avenue: A Street Festival
12 PM – 5 PM
on East Passyunk Ave in Philadelphia
Philadelphia’s most tasty food festival is back! Flavors on the Avenue moves into the street with five blocks of street food, seasonal sips, craft beer, live music, sidewalk sales and free family fun – from Broad to Dickinson streets. Twenty-seven award-winning restaurants and bars will bring their signature cuisine outside under the blue skies. Craft beer and wine will pour from the festival beer tent – and select restaurants will also offer seasonal cocktails, beer and wines for the crowds.
Free to attend and open to all ages. Food will be specially priced between $3.00 and $6.00 (average) and be pay-as-you-go from individual restaurants. Craft beer at the EPABID tent will be $5.00 each, and wine will be $7.00 a glass
Along with ample food and drink, Flavors will offer free family friendly activities – including a music zone, art zone and activity zone (at the Singing Fountain). Lume Studios, East Passyunk’s new community art center, is teaming up with the neighborhood’s resident toy store, Tildie’s Toy Box, to create these distinct kid-friendly zones for families to enjoy. Look for them scattered throughout the festival, making the perfect pit stops as parents enjoy all of the sights, sounds, and tastes of the event. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will also be participating, and hosting an art show from noon to 4:00pm at The Gateway, at Broad Street and East Passyunk Avenue. Additionally, boutiques and businesses along East Passyunk will also host workshops, activities and family fun inside their spaces.

Details HERE

Families Make: Early Literacy Toys
1:30 pM – 2:30 pm
at Media-UP Free Library
Learn ways to help your young child get ready to read and make some early literacy toys to take home. Some toys have small pieces
Ages 0 and up
Registration required
Details HERE

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

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