Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events & Family Fun 6/9 – 6/11

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

 

Junie B. Jones The Musical
at Walnut Street Theater
June 2nd – June 18th
Details and ticket info HERE

Lansdowne Landing’s
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Remains open through Labor Day weekend
101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Roller skating, mini-golf course, lawn games, arcades, and a little “beach” setup along the waterfront.
Roller skating = $3 to skate, $10 skate rental, feel free to bring your own skates. Your Independence Blue Cross card gets you free admission.
Mini-golf = $5 per person
Details HERE

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
May 9th – June 18, 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

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature – May 24th – September 4, 2017
Details and pricing HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY GENERAL ADMISSION HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Backyard Adventures
June 9th – Sept 10th
Details and ticket info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Field Station Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road Leonia, NJ
Details HERE

David Rogers’ Big Bugs at Tyler Arboretum
June 3 to August 29
Be awed and inspired by artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs, 10 gigantic insect sculptures on parade through the Arboretum.
ADMISSION: Adults (18-64): $15 Seniors (65+): $13 Youth (3-17): $9 Military and students with valid ID: $9. Children age 2 and under: free. Members: free
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
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 & Wildwater Kingdom
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Great Adventure
Details HERE

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
309 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA
Details and ticket info HERE

Friday June 9, 2017

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all)

Shredding Event
12 PM – 3 PM
at Long & Foster Real Estate Ridley/Folsom Office in Folsom, 200 Kedron Ave
Open to the public

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

Kids Splash Party!
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
at Glenolden Swim Club
Cost:$10 per child
Includes: Admission, a slice of pizza, and a drink!
Adult admission free with paying child!
(Limit 2 adults per child)
Children 10 & under must be supervised by an adult!
*Extra pizza and drinks will be sold as well as candy and treats!
Details HERE

2017 NarBark Dog Parade
6 PM – 8 PM
at the corner of Forrest Ave and Haverford Ave., Narberth PA
No need to pre-register and registration is free.
Just arrive and sign in between 6 and 6:30pm
The parade will start after 6:30.
There will be food, music, and prizes for costumes.  Come early for some great dog games.  The Montco Treasurer’s Office will be at the event giving you an opportunity to buy dog license right on site. A few rescue dogs will be with us as well, hoping to parade their way to a forever home!
Details HERE

Dig, Dine, Drive at Diggerland
6 PM – 10 PM
Admission to the unique venue includes live entertainment, Texas-sized BBQ buffet, and a specialized stunt show! The evening wouldn’t be complete without select access to the over 14 acres of real construction equipment for your use, plus the Bulldozer Bonanza Raffle.
This event is a benefit in support of the SAMBULANCE Program
Details and ticket info HERE

Calling All Superheroes at Garden State Discovery Museum
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Meet and greet your favorite super friends while you test your super powers with activities inside and outside the Museum including web slinging, wall crashing, obstacle courses, and the Great Villain Capture Contest. Your little Super Hero can also take super selfies, fashion their own disguise, snack on super sweets, and much more
Preregistration required
Details and ticket info HERE

LIVE at Cocco’s Gelateria: Charlie and Anya
7 PM – 9 PM
550 S Oak Ave, Primos, PA
Back by popular demand, Charlie and Anya will be playing tunes from 7-9pm. Stop by Cocco’s Gelateria for some music and homemade gelato, sorbet and other sweets. Bring the family for a great time.
Details HERE

Moana: Free Outdoor Screening
7:30 PM – 10 PM
9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr
Join us for Moana, a part of our free community outdoor movie series at the Bryn Mawr Gazebo, behind Ludington Library. Movies begin at dusk.
Details HERE

Movie Night at Hoffman Park in Lansdowne
8 PM
Grab your lawn chair and join us at Hoffman Park for fun films for the family.
Details HERE

Outdoor Movie Night at Barrall Field in Media
8 PM
Details in Spring 2017 Newsletter HERE

 

Saturday June 10, 2017

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Downingtown Farmers Market
every Saturday
in Kerr Park
from 9 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
Every Saturday May 27 through October 28
9 AM – 1 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne
Market features an artist of the week and a musician of the week in addition to great vendors.
Details HERE

Social Needleworking – World Wide Knit in Public Day
9 AM – 1 PM
Bring your supplies, dust off that WIP and join us for World Wide Knit in Public Day at Lansdowne’s Landing, located next to the Farmer’s Market Parking Lot!
In the event of rain, we will meet at the Lansdowne Public Library beginning at 10 AM.
Details HERE

Upper Merion Farmers Market
Saturdays 9 AM – 1 PM
175 W Valley Forge Rd, King of Prussia, PA
Market Details: Located at the bottom lot behind Township Building. Free parking and bathrooms are available. The market is dog and family friendly. Vendors sell gluten-free goods, jams, produce, dairy, meats, and more! Please support our vendors and see what they have from 9am-1pm, rain or shine!
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th through Early December
at 121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall
Rain or shine
Details HERE

Kids Club – Play Doh Ice Cream Cone
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

Teen Pride Day
10 AM – 3 PM
at Haverford Library
June is National Pride Month, and this year the Library invites teens to show their LGBTQ pride, Join us for a day of celebration filled with activities, food, author talks, and a dance party!
This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.
No registration is required.
Details HERE

Third Annual Plein Air Juried Art Competition and Festival
10 AM – 3 PM
8600-8100 Germantown Ave in Chestnut Hill
Fine artists painting outdoors, live music, childrens arts & crafts, face painting and more
Details HERE

The  Young Innovators Fair
Saturday June 10th & Sunday June 11th
10 AM – 5 PM
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks PA
It’s all about STEM with everything from gooey experiments to building robots – it’s a unique and immersive experience for young innovators in K-12!
Details and ticket info HERE

Prospect Park Firework & Annual Community Celebration
Schedule
PPYC Snack Bar: 10:00 AM- 4:30 PM
DJ John Saddic: 2 PM- 5PM
P Mad Graffix Airbrushing: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Inflatables: 2:00PM- 7:30PM
Fire Prevention Trailer: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Community Tables with activities: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Batting Cage: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cow Pie Bingo: 3:00 PM (tix on sale until sold out or up to 1PM)
Food Vendors: 5:30 PM (Johnny’s Pizza, Cuisine 365, Nick’s Roast Beef, Richman’s Water Ice)
Live Music by Zero Hour: 5:30 PM
Fireworks at Dusk

Stop by our Community Tables and learn about local organizations & businesses while participating in FREE activities: Spin Art, Sand Art, Face Painting, Magic Show, Temporary Tattoos, Make-Your-Own Bookmark, Coloring Station, Giveaways, Character Appearances, & more!
Cow Pie Bingo proceeds benefit the Prospect Park Youth Club, the Fourth of July Association, & the Parent Group of CP 339.
Details HERE and HERE

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Delaware Valley Rocks  & Red Iron Pub Rock Sen. Tom McGarrigle’s Kids Expo
11 AM – 2 PM
at Interboro High School
Join Red Iron Pub as they sponsor the Delaware Valley Rocks Team in hosting a rock painting table at this wonderful event! This entire event is FREE! Our supplies for this event is gratefully funded by Red Iron Pub in Springfield!
www.redironpub.com
“Senator McGarrigle’s Kids Expo is a fun and free way to gain valuable information on programs and benefits available to help your family and children. The Kids Expo will feature representatives from state and county agencies and local organizations as well as free refreshments.Some of this year’s entertainment includes…”
• The Franklin Institute Traveling Science Show: Presenting the Flight Show
• Safari Parties Presenting: Exotic Animal Show • Face Painting• Moon Bounce and Slide …And Much More!

Details HERE and  HERE

Pop Up Nature Play
11 AM – 3 PM
at Bartrams Gardens Community Boathouse
Meet us for a morning of FREE Family boating and kayaking at one of Philadelphia’s hidden gems, Bartram’s Garden!
All gear is provided and all ages welcome!
If you can’t meet us on June 10th, check it out on your own, every Saturday this summer (weather dependent) from 11-3 there is free boating at Bartram’s Garden.
Details HERE and HERE

Privateers & Pirates Festival
11 AM – 5 PM
at Tuckerton Seaport in Tuckerton NJ
Pirate Meet & Greet
Pirate Photo Booth
Piratology 101: Learn about the Golden Age of Piracy!
Cannon Demo: Watch how to handle and fire a cannon. Volunteers will be needed to join the gun crew. Don’t be scared by the big BOOM at the end.
Scurvy Mutineers Sword Fight Show: A live steel combat show complete with action and laughs. Volunteers will be selected from the audience to join the mutiny.
Whip Show: Things will really heat up as tricks and skills are shown.
Pirate Pistol Duello Show: A stage show of how a friendly game of Liars Dice can go terribly wrong. Learn how pirates settle an argument.
Amputation Demonstration!
Food Court
Make-and-Take Crafts
Live Music by Pirates for Sail
Treasure Hunt
Plus, Pirate Ship Obstacle Course included with Admission!
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

9th Annual Strawberry Festival
12 PM – 2 PM
at Historic Strawberry Mansion
Pick fresh strawberries, enjoy free historic house tours, Parks on Tap Jr., crafts, games and much more!
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

Make Break  – Bling Out Your Spinners
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Learn fun ways to add sparkle to your spinners. Buy the spinners, and the rest of the supplies are free.
Details  HERE

Hagley Museum – Science Saturday – Trophy Triathalon
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

StrawBEARy Surprise & Art in Nature Festival
1 PM – 4 PM
at Camden’s Children’s Garden
This is a celebration of one of summer’s sweetest fruits with a special twist to honor Mum Bear, the Garden’s mascot, on her 7th Birthday. This event will include nature crafts.
Details HERE

Rock School Live
June 10th & 11th
1 PM – 5 PM
at RP Mc Murphy’s in Holmes PA
The cost at the door is $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 18.
Details & schedule HERE

PAWS for Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Recommended ages 5 and up (or anyone who can read aloud)
Registration required
Details HERE

The Ultimate Shopkins Swap-Kins Party
2 PM – 4 PM
at participating Toys R Us stores
Some fun things to look forward to:
– FREE Happy Places S2 Delivery Pack*
– FREE double-sided Shopkins Activity Sheet
– FREE Shopkins Swapkins Trading Tray
– Spend $15 on any Shopkins toys and receive an EXCLUSIVE Ella Towers Shopkins Stamp! The first of 3 stamps to collect at Toys R Us!
*Quantities are limited, while supplies last
Details HERE

Delco Day 2: Delco Harder
June 10th 2 PM – June 11th 2 AM
at JD Raulston’s, 15 S Morton Ave, Morton PA
Delco Day 2 is the sequel #Delco needs and deserves. Rambo’s Delco Radio brings 10 awesome, local bands to JD Raulston’s aka A Taste Of Key West in Morton with 2 stages. 12 hours of great times all while raising money in support of Vest A Cop.
Details HERE

2nd Saturday Media Arts Stroll
6 PM – 9 PM
State Street in Media
Details HERE

17th Annual State Street Blues Stroll in Downtown Media
6 PM – 1 AM
Details and ticket info HERE

Welcome Home Over 125 War War II Veterans from Their “Tour of Honor” in Washington, D.C.
Arrival Time: 6:15 PM
at St Kevin’s Church, 200 W Sproul Rd, Springfield PA
Open to the public

Sunday, June 11, 2017

10th Annual Betsy Ross House Flag Festival
June 11th – June 17th
Celebrate Flag Day in the birthplace of Old Glory with a week of fun festivities for the whole family at the Betsy Ross House this June.
Flag Festival 2017 kicks off at the start of National Flag Week on June 11 and continues with activities through the week. Highlights include visits from Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, the new, interactive Breeches and Petticoats program, activities for kids, a Flag Day Proclamation and the Philadelphia Flag Day Association’s Naturalization Ceremony. The week culminates with Stars & Stripes Saturday on June 17, a mini carnival in the Betsy Ross House courtyard with games, juggling and circus acts, and a Punch and Judy Puppet show. Stars & Stripes Saturday event is free with admission. All other Flag Festival activities are free.
Details HERE

Mothers’ Home 5K
8 AM
at Cardinal O’Hara High School
$25.00 Run
$15.00 Walk
Details and registration info HERE

51st Media Art Exhibition & Craft Fair in Downtown Media
9 AM – 4 PM
on State Street and Veterans Square in Media PA
(Raindate Sunday June 18th)

The  Young Innovators Fair
Saturday June 10th & Sunday June 11th
10 AM – 5 PM
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks PA
It’s all about STEM with everything from gooey experiments to building robots – it’s a unique and immersive experience for young innovators in K-12!
Details and ticket info HERE

STEAMpunk Expo 2017: Mind Over Matter
10 AM – 5 PM
at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Explore mind-blowing science at Morris Arboretum. STEAMpunk 2017: Mind over Matter challenges visitors to adopt the spirit of an adventurous Victorian. Open mindedness to new ideas, new fields of science, and new ways of looking at nature were hallmarks of the time. Grab your goggles, toss on your top hat and come out to enjoy a full day of fun and learning in the beautiful gardens the steampunk way.Explore the mysteries of the mind at the Morris Arboretum’s 3rd annual STEAMpunk Expo. Stroll the Victorian garden in your steampunk finery.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 5 PM
Join us for the final MAIN LINE Market of the spring season!
Featuring a rotating lineup (new vendors each Market) of over 100 vendors, food trucks, hands-on kids’ crafts, abundant retail & restaurant options all around town, meet and greets with local animal rescues and more. Family and dog-friendly and free admission.
Details HERE

Slime Sunday
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Join us in our classroom to make a slime stress ball or customized slime. We’ll provide all the supplies, including pre-made slime.
Details  HERE

Rock School Live
June 10th & 11th
1 PM – 5 PM
at RP Mc Murphy’s in Holmes PA
The cost at the door is $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 18.
Details & schedule HERE

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  1. I had no idea the ice rink did roller skating, too! Awesome.
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  2. Always a ton of stuff going on in the Philly area!
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