Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 7/7 – 7/9

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

Collingdale Fire Company Carnival
July 4 – July 8
Municipal Building Lot
800 MacDade Blvd
Collingdale,  PA
Details HERE and HERE

Alice in Wonderland
at Media Theatre
Saturdays & Sundays
June 17th – August 27th
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 & Midway
Remains open through Labor Day weekend
101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Roller skating, mini-golf course, lawn games, arcades, Midway 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

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

Philadelphia Zoo
Winter at Philadelphia Zoo
June 17th through August 20th
Guests will tube down Snow Leopard Slope, a 120-foot-long, 20-foot-high, snow-covered incline; make snow angels or throw a snowball or two in Snow Zone, a free-play area for all ages or head into Polar Bear Pavilion designed specifically for little snow tots.
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 July 7, 2017

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

Children’s All Day Craft Table
10 AM – 5 PM
at Aston Library
Join us at the Aston Public Library on Friday July 7th as we Celebrate our 40th Birthday.
Come any time between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and make a craft to take home.
No registration necessary.
Details HERE

Free First Friday at the National Museum of American Jewish History
10 AM – 5 PM
Enjoy free admission to the Museum on the first Fridays of each month throughout the run of the special exhibition, 1917: How One Year Changed the World (on view through July 16)
Details HERE and HERE

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents Annie Jr
10:30 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Tickets just $8 – $12.
The show is approximately 60 minutes long, making it perfect for ages 4 and up!
A Summer Stage show is a unique experience. Young audience members are invited to come early to performances to participate in fun pre-show activities and stay after the show to meet cast members.
More information and ticket information can be found by heading over to: www.udpac.org

Family Summer Show- Ran’D Shine Magic
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Ridley Township Library
Ran’D is the face of the new millennium magician. He wowed audiences with his brilliant presentation at the 44th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C as well as Capetown, South Africa. As one of the most sought after college performers he has also captured the imaginations of audiences from Hollywood to New York City for more than a decade. He has already read your mind and knows that you want to know more. Come see for yourself…
Family Fun Shows are suitable for ages 3-10, but all are welcome to join the fun.
Shows are free, and registration is not required.
Groups of 10+ must call in advance.
Details HERE

Transportation Tales
10: 30 AM – Storytime (registration required; suggested for ages infants-5 years old)
11 AM – Visitation – Riddle Ambulance & Rocky Run Fire Company (registration not required ages 6+)
In this summertime series on Fridays, Mr. Jason has a regular story time at 10:30am with books all about special vehicles (registration is required for this part).
At 11am, families are invited to go outside and see the visiting vehicles we had just read about in the story time (registration not required for this part)!
Details & registration info HERE

Needles & Knit-Wits Handicraft Group
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Marple Public Library
Bring your handicraft project (knitting, crochet, counted cross-stitch, quilting or whatever you enjoy) to this friendly group. Come chat and laugh with us!
Need help? Drop in for assistance from other group members. This informal group welcomes people of all skill levels.
Bring a friend or come make some new friends!
No registration necessary.
Details HERE

Movie – Sing
2 Movie showtimes:
11 AM (children) and 1 PM (adults)
at Aston Public Library
Popcorn will be provided
Registration required, seating is limited
Details and registration info HERE

First Friday Flicks – A Dog’s Purpose
1 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Feel free to bring your lunch or snack. Registration is not required.
Details HERE

Movie – Rogue One
2 Movie showtimes:
1 PM (children) and 4 PM (adults)
at Aston Public Library
Popcorn will be provided
Registration required, seating is limited
Details and registration info HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We have video games, board games, and card games so bring your friends.
Details HERE

ReCreate Camp – DIY Spinning Toys
3:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
In this monthly STEAM class, Mr. Jason shows you how to build something out of recycled materials! It is up to your kids to rethink, retry and recreate it with improvements!
Registration is required so Mr. Jason has enough materials. Suggested for ages 5+ with some adult help.
You’ll get to take your creation home!
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Splash Party at Glenolden Swim Club
6 PM – 9 PM
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

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa
7:30 PM
Details HERE

Saturday July 8, 2017

Linvilla Orchards Blueberry Festival
8 AM – 7 PM
Pick Your Own opens 8 AM
Entertainment begins at 10:30 AM
Theme is Blueberries & Space Adventure!  Enjoy games, activities, playing instruments, singing songs, and making special crafts.  Our friends Makin Music, Officer Offbeat, Traveling Train, Little One-eyed Yellow Dude and Bouncing Tiger are all stopping by to visit and celebrate with us! And there will even be a dunk tank!
Details, schedule and more info HERE

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

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 – Winter Wonderland Castle
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

Birthday Celebration Picnic at Aston Library
10 AM – 2 PM
Picnic time is here !!!! Come help us celebrate the 40th Birthday of the Aston Public Library !!
FREE hot dogs, popcorn, and bottled water.
Registration required
Details and registration info HERE

Wilmington Pirate Festival
10 AM – 4 PM
Pirate Parade, Pirate Crafts, Pirate face painting, Pirate demonstrations, history, and lore, Food Trucks, Music and more
Details HERE and HERE

2017 Facebook Fan Day at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm
10 AM –  7 PM
From their Facebook event page:
“All of our Facebook fans are invited to join us FREE on our fan day, Saturday, July 8th! Simply click “Going” at the top of this page (under the photo and the date) to RSVP that you are attending, and you will be put on our guest list. You do not need to do anything else other than click “Going” on the event!
**Because Facebook guidelines state that users must be over 13, this invitation is only for guests 13 years and older**
Each fan must respond individually by July 7th at 11:59pm to be on the guest list. The free admission is ONLY for the Facebook fan, and is NON-TRANSFERABLE to anyone else. Only one free admission per account (joint accounts will not receive multiple free admissions). You will need to pay for any kids ages 3 and up or other family members who do not RSVP to the event. Kids ages 2 and under are free. All other comp passes, discounts or coupons may be used for non-Facebook fans. If you are a Facebook Fan who already has the Summer Bounce Back or a Season Pass, you will receive a coupon for a free ear of roasted sweet corn.
**You MUST be a fan of Cherry Crest Adventure Farm on Facebook to receive the free admission.

There will be lots of prizes and give-aways from 11am-3pm, so don’t miss this special day of celebrating our Facebook fans!!”
Details HERE

Sparkling Mermaid Event at Sweet & Sassy Collegeville
10:30 AM – 12 PM
$30 per girl. Book with a friend for $25 per girl. Includes Mermaid makeover, fun mermaid craft, learn a mermaid dance, runway show, keepsake photo and snack. AND, A VISIT FROM ARIEL! Use this link to book http://www.secure-booker.com/sandscollegeville/ClassSchedule/ClassSchedule.aspx or call today to reserve your spots!
610-489-7465. Prepayment required.
Details HERE

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

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

Chair Yoga
11 AM
at Aston Public Library
Registration required
Details and registration info HERE

FREE Boating at Bartram’s Gardens
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!
Details HERE and HERE

Pirates, Spies and Rogues Day at Colonial Plantation
11 AM – 4 PM (last admission 3 PM)
Learn about the nefarious history of the Philadelphia area by engaging in pirate battles, spy missions, and other unsavory (but family-friendly) activities! Visitors can try their hand at making ship biscuits, design their own pirate flag, write a secret message in invisible ink, go on a treasure hunt, and much, much more!
Admission is just $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for children ages 4 to 12. Children under age 4 are free. This is a special event, so many discount coupons and passes will not be accepted.
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

Science Saturdays – Hagley Museum – Hip Optics
1 PM – 4 PM
Build your own light maze during this week’s activity!
This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m.
Details HERE

Family Tower Building Challenge
1:30 – 2:25 PM
at Media-UP Free Library
Use straws to explore tower building. Best for ages 3+.
Details HERE

Concilio’s 36th Annual Hispanic Fiesta
2 PM – 8 PM
at the Great Plaza at Penns Landing in Philadelphia
This two-day regional celebration features music, dance, entertainment, ethnic foods and artisan crafts from nearly all Latin American countries, making it an amazing culinary experience and a true family event
for all ages.
Details HERE and HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
Lansdowne Library
We have video games, board games, and card games so bring your friends.
Details HERE

Paw Patrol visit the Mullica Hill Amish Market!
4 PM – 6:30 PM
PAW PATROL Skye, Marshall, & Chase will be visiting the Mullica Hill Amish Market this Friday, July 7th, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. during our 11-Year Anniversary Celebration! The children will be able to chat with Skye, Marshall and Chase, and parents can take pictures of their children with their favorite character! The Mullica Hill Amish Restaurant will also have a special $3 Children’s Menu during the PAW PATROL visit! 
Details HERE

Arts in the Park: Splintered Sunlight!
5 PM – 6:30 PM
at Glen Providence Park
Main entrance, 550 West State Street, Media
Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Splintered Sunlight! The band has been thrilling audiences with its authentic tribute to the Grateful Dead for 25 years. Fans of all music get hooked by their stage energy and diverse musical selections including originals.
Rain date Sunday, July 9
Free, family-friendly & open to the public
Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an early evening concert
Details HERE and HERE

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Robert Eric Band: Tribute to Billy Joel
7:30 PM
Details HERE

Media Family Movie Night – Secret Life of Pets
at Dusk
at Barrall Field in Media
Details HERE

Sunday, July 9 , 2017

Ridley Park Swim Club Basketball Clinic
Open to Members and Non Members
For Boys and Girls ages 7 to 12
Sundays of 6/25 7/2 7/9 7/16 7/23 7/30
10 AM to 11:30
Instruction on fundamentals, drills, and scrimmage games
Cost is …….for Members – $5 per session for Non-Members – $10 per session. Pay as you go. Non member cost includes all day use of the pool (you will need to sign a waiver).
Details and registration info HERE

DIY Succulent Workshop PHS South Street Beer Garden 
1 PM – 2:30 PM
at PHS Pop Up Garden South Street in Philadelphia
The workshop includes all the supplies you need, with plenty of tea cups and vessels to choose from! Seating is limited and our workshops do tend to sell out quickly. $15.50 per person This event is rain or shine. NO refunds. No exchanges. No resold tickets will be honored. Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Magical Unicorn Event at Sweet & Sassy Collegeville
2 PM – 3:30 PM
Pretty Polish!
Magnificent Up-Do’s!
Twinkling Make-Up!
DIY Unicorn Horn!
Scrumptious Snacks!
MYO Unicorn Lotion!
Mystical ride in our PINK LIMO!!
All for just $30 per girl!! Book online using this linkhttp://www.secure-booker.com/sandscollegeville/ClassSchedule/ClassSchedule.aspxor Call today to reserve your spots!! 610-489-7465
Details HERE

Concilio’s 36th Annual Hispanic Fiesta
2 PM – 8 PM
at the Great Plaza at Penns Landing in Philadelphia
This two-day regional celebration features music, dance, entertainment, ethnic foods and artisan crafts from nearly all Latin American countries, making it an amazing culinary experience and a true family event
for all ages.
Details HERE and HERE

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Boy in Black
7:30 PM
Details HERE

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