Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 5/19 – 5/21

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

Philadelphia Children’s Festival
hosted by Annenburg Center Live 3680 Walnut St, Philadelphia
The annual Children’s Festival offers professional theatre, music, dance and circus performances for the whole family. Plus, enjoy the free outdoor PlazaMania with interactive activities from local arts partners. Face painting and balloon animals too!
Performances:
Mexico Beyond Mariachi
BOOM Circus
Bird Stories: Jawanza Kobie
Teen Voices of the City Ensemble
Peter Rabbit™ Tales: Enchantment Theatre Company
D/2: Philadanco! The Philadelphia Dance Company‘s Apprentice Company
Mister G
Details and ticket info 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

Mama Won’t Fly
at Colonial Playhouse in Aldan
May 5th – May 20th
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
May 9th – June 11, 2017
at Franklin Square, 6th & Race Streets in Philadelphia
Details and Ticket information 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

Academy of Natural Sciences
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

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

Knoebels
Details HERE

Dorney Park
Details HERE

Sesame Place – Choo Choo Soul at Sesame Place – Mother’s Day Weekend!
Details HERE

Great Adventure
Details HERE

Friday May 19, 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.

Lancaster Playground Extravaganza!
MAY 19th and 20th
8 AM – 5 PM
909 Strasburg Pike, Strasburg
A fun filled weekend of outdoor adventure for your kids, totally free!
Details HERE

Free Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee Tasting!
10 AM – 2 PM
at participating Dunkin Donuts locations
On Friday, May 19, come to Dunkin’ to experience the smooth, rich & creamy taste of Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee with a complimentary sample (3.5-ounce) from 10 AM to 2 PM EST at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, while supplies last. Don’t miss out!
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

Food Truck and Movie Night (SING) at Prospect Park School
5:30 PM
Movie Night tickets are $3 and will be sold at the door * Bring a blanket and enjoy the show!
Details HERE

Rocky Run YMCA 5K & 10K Trail Run with Kids Fun Run
6 PM – 8 PM
Rocky Run Trail Race begins on our outside track and enters into the trails behind Rocky Run YMCA. The downstream portion of the trail parallels Rocky Run, one of the most beautiful streams in Delaware County, revealing old-growth hardwoods, steep slopes, and magnificent rocky stream vistas. Come out to the Rocky Run YMCA and run either a 5K or 10K Trail Run. Kids Fun Run begins at 6:00 PM. 10K Trail Run starts at 6:15 PM and 5K Trail Run starts at 6:30 PM.
Register at runtheday.com
Kids Fun Run $10
Trail Run $25 before May 1st
Trail Run $30 May 1st-May 19th
Details HERE

Saturday May 20, 2017

Walk for the Wounded & Warrior 5K Run
8 AM – 4 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
Details and registration info HERE

Lansdowne PHILA Flea Market 
8 AM – 5 PM
at Municipal Lot 30 N. Lansdowne Ave
Across From The Lansdowne Theater
Lansdowne, PA 19050 (Delaware County)
PHILA Flea Market comes to Lansdowne!
Phila Flea Markets organize the largest Indoor/Outdoor Flea Markets in Center City Philadelphia. We are thrilled to have them host an event in Lansdowne. They will have the best of Antique and Vintage items.
Rain Date Sun, 5/21
Details HERE and HERE

Lancaster Playground Extravaganza!
MAY 19th and 20th
8 AM – 5 PM
909 Strasburg Pike, Strasburg
A fun filled weekend of outdoor adventure for your kids, totally free!
Details HERE

Brookhaven Flea Market
8:30 AM – 2 PM
at Coebourn Elementary, 1 Coebourn Blvd, Brookhaven
Details HERE

Rescheduled Mega Yard Sale to Benefit Anabelle’s Wish
9 AM – 1 PM
1815 Spring Valley Drive, Springfield, PA
Details HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Kids Club – Family Terrarium
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

Friends of the Upper Darby Township Libraries Book Sale
10 AM – 3 PM
at Upper Darby Sellers Library Barn
Details HERE

2017 Schoener Festival of Upper Darby Arts 
10 AM – 3 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Live Music – Fashion – Arts & Crafts – Delicious Food – Dancing
FUN for the Whole Family!
Food Truck Vendors — Music,  Art & Dance Workshops — Poetry Slam! — Raffles — Local Crafters and
The YMCA Kids’ Zone!
Details HERE

Haverford Kids’ Comic Fest
What to Wear: Costumes encouraged!
Where: Haverford Middle School
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10am-3pm?
Why: If you (or your kids) love comics and super heroes, this is the place for you
Cost: Suggested donation of $5 for individuals or $10 for families, but pay what you can!
Details HERE

Grand Opening at Orchestra French Fashions for Kids at King of Prussia Mall 
10 AM – 6 PM
Upper level near JCPenney
Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Scavenger Hunt and more
Details HERE

Little Ree StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Russian Story Time
11 AM
at Middletown Free Library
Best for Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner but all ages welcome
Details HERE

Italian Market Festival
May 20th & 21st
919 S 9th St Philadelphia
11 AM – 6 PM
Procession of Saints, Hand Ball Tournament, Family Fun, Live entertainment, Crafts, Food, Food and more food!
Details HERE

Art Star Pop Up Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park
12 PM – 5 PM
15-20 Curated Art & Craft Vendors as well as beer & food vendors, games, entertainment, hammocks, and more
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

Meditation Saturday
1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
In this workshop,  you will learn all you need to practice meditation on your own, at home.
Participants are free to stay for the entire 2 hours, or may choose to leave after 1 hour or more.
Registration required
Details HERE

Storybook Walk Unveiling Party at Little Crum Creek Park!
1 PM – 3 PM
hosted by Swarthmore Library
“Join us to celebrate the reveal of our Storybook Walk, a permanent installation of a picture book, displayed page by page along the path at Little Crum Creek Park!
Take a walk and enjoy the story!
Snacks and water will be provided along with other activities and entertainment.
Please RSVP by registering. 
Storybook Walk is brought to you by the Swarthmore Public Library, 
with help from the Environmental Action Committee, Swarthmore Borough, Swarthmore Public Works, Swarthmore Trailblazers 4-H Club, and the Friends of the Swarthmore Public Library.”
Registration required
Details HERE

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

All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival in Philadelphia
3 PM – 7 PM
Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia
Please note that this event is 21+ only, proper ID is required.
TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!!! – All tickets must be purchased in advance
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Delaware County LE Memorial Foundation Spring Vendor Event
10 AM – 3 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media
The DCLEMF is dedicated to honoring the memories of the brave men and women of Delaware County, Pennsylvania Law Enforcement who made the ultimate sacrifice. Please come out and support DCLEMF!
Details and list of vendors HERE

Italian Market Festival
May 20th & 21st
919 S 9th St Philadelphia
11 AM – 6 PM
Procession of Saints, Hand Ball Tournament, Family Fun, Live entertainment, Crafts, Food, Food and more food!
Details HERE

Social Needleworking
1:30 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Bring your needlework and bring your friends; lets work on our projects together!
Details HERE

That’s Amore – A Century of Dean Martin (Dave DeLuca’s one-man musical tribute)
2 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library’s Garling Hall
This free concert will be held in Garling Hall. Library programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Ridley Township Library.
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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