Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 2/9 – 2/11

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

Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention
February 9th – 11th
at the Pennsylvania Convention Center
1201 Arch St, Philadelphia
Friday 2 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
through March 4, 2018
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is the city’s largest outdoor ice skating rink, surrounded by a winter forest and HUGE holiday tree (to be lit on December 1st), ski-style Lodge with food from Chickie’s & Pete’s and Garces Group, a variety of hot and cold sweet treats from Franklin Fountain, and a rink-side cafe serving festival snacks. In addition, the site has tons of wood fire pits and propane heaters, adirondack chairs, cozy cabins, and a Kids Lodge filled with arcades
Details HERE

Dilworth Park Wintergarden and Rothman Instititute Ice Rink and Cabin
Now through February 24, 2018
Details and events HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Lansdowne Landing
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

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY GENERAL ADMISSION HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more 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

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 February 9, 2018

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE

Drive In Movie Day – Despicable Me 3
2 PM (2pm — car making; 2:30pm — movie & snacks start)
at Middletown Free Library
Bring a box or use one of the library’s to turn it into a car! Mr. Jason will pop some fresh popcorn and have cereal as snacks for the younger ones to enjoy while we watch Despicable Me 3. Feel free to bring drinks or other snacks!
Registration is required. Recommended for ages 3+
Details and registration info HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
Relax and play a game on our Nintendo Switch, PS4, Retropie, or Xbox One.  Feel free to bring your own portable device or game, too.
This program is free and open to grades 6-12.
No registration is required. 
Details HERE

Teen Game Day
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We have xbox, wii, and PS4 games so bring your friends and get ready for some gaming!
Details HERE

Board Games
3 PM – 5 PM
at Upper Darby Municipal Branch Library
Play your favorite games with friends every Friday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  We have lots of different board games to choose from.  Make new friends and try new games!  This program is for kids in grades 1-12.  Registration is not required, but is encouraged.
Details HERE

Movie Day
3:30 PM – 6 PM
at Yeadon Library
All Youth, come join us for Movie Day.
Details HERE

Meet Defensive End Vinny Curry
6 PM – 7 PM<
at Modells 530 W. Baltimore Ave, Clifton Heights PA
*Passes will be distributed to the first 100 fans 30 minutes prior to event start time to guarantee an autograph. One item per person. Only items purchased at Modell’s or free player card will be autographed. Player, Date, Time Subject to change.
Details HERE

Frosty Ball 2018 at the Garden State Discovery Museum
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Meet our cast of characters and enjoy a beautiful night of wintery fun! Enjoy tasty treats and frosty creations. Dance, sing, and craft the night away! There will be surprises around every corner!
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Marple Sports Arena Friday Night Skate
7:30 PM -10 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT SKATE IS BACK! Bring your friends and family this Friday for a $12 all access pass! Skating, Marple Mountain and Moonbounce!
Details HERE

Saturday, February 10, 2018

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

Kids Club – Valentine’s Day Cards
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $2 per project, supplies included for ages 3-8 and $5 per project for ages 6 and up
Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Details and registration info HERE

Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! Storytime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Meet Philly Alumni Duce Staley
11 AM – 12 PM
at Modells 15 Snyder Ave., Philadelphia PA
*Passes will be distributed to the first 100 fans 30 minutes prior to event start time to guarantee an autograph. One item per person. Only items purchased at Modell’s or free player card will be autographed. Player, Date, Time Subject to change.
Details HERE

Learn to Spin! Fiber Workshop
11 AM – 12:30 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Open to those in grades 3, 4, and 5. 
Learn how to turn wool fiber into yarn on a drop spindle that *you* make! 
Registration is required; please call the library at 610-789-4440 to register.
Details HERE

Make Valentine Cards 
11 AM – 3 PM
at Darby Free Library
ake your own, personal Valentine’s Day cards for him or her, and others in your life. You can add your own personal touch to the card, which will impart special meaning to the recipient of your bliss.
Details HERE

Victorine’s Valentine’s Day at Hagley Museum
11 AM – 4 PM
See how chocolate is made with demonstrations by Arden-based chocolate makers Double Spiral Chocolate. Visitors can enjoy making Valentine’s Day cards and crafts, writing Valentine verses with a quill pen, snacking on hot chocolate and gingerbread hearts, and having their picture taken with “Victorine du Pont.” 
This is a drop-in activity, included with admission, feel free to join the fun at any time from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
This event is weather-dependent; please check www.hagley.org for updates in the event of inclement weather.
Details HERE

Second Saturday at The Penn Museum – The Olympics
11 AM – 4 PM
Learn about the ancient Olympics at the Penn Museum through a special tour, play games in the galleries, make a special craft, and pick up a scavenger hunt that will challenge you to take a closer look at many objects in the galleries
Details HERE

Storytime at The Lodge
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
at Blue Cross RiverRink
New this year is a storytime series taking place every Saturday starting December 2. The series features local Philly authors, performers, personalities, and more reading both classic and new books chosen by the Free Library of Philadelphia. Light snacks and hot chocolate will be provided for the kids.
Details HERE

Fancy Paper Snowflakes
12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Ms Lisa & a few teen volunteers will show your kids how to make their own fancy paper snowflakes!
For ages 7 and up (ADULTS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN TOO!) Registration is requested as space & supplies are limited.
Details and registration info HERE

Delaware County Camp & Activity Fair
12 PM – 3 PM
410 Moore Rd, Wallingford, PA
Join us on February 10th from 12-3pm for the 3rd annual Delaware County Camp & Activity Fair! Camps & organizations will be on hand to answer questions regarding camp sign ups & open houses. This a great opportunity for a one stop shop to keep the kids entertained all summer. This event is free & open to the public.
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages and all skill levels are welcome for freeplay and lessons!
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Valentine’s Day Gifts
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the drink ware, and the rest of the supplies are provided.
Decorate adorable drinkware for your valentine or galentine. Buy a glass, mug or tumbler, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details and registration info HERE

DIY Spa Crafts for Teens
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
at Marple Public Library
Pamper yourself in this DIY workshop. We’ll learn to make our own soaps, sugar scrubs, bath bombs, and bath melts. Take home your creations and enjoy a personal spa day, or gift your hardwork to a loved one who needs to relax.
Ages 12+
Registration required
Details HERE

PAWS for Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Details and registration info HERE

Sweets & Stouts
2 PM – 6 PM
at Blue Cross RiverRink
Enjoy a mid-afternoon sweet treat at the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Sweets & Stouts tasting. Indulge in complimentary dessert samples fromFranklin Fountain, Garces Group, and Chickie’s & Pete’s, as well as complimentary beer and wine samples. The event is FREE and open to the public. Samples available while supplies last.
Details HERE

Valentine Bingo
7 PM – 10 PM
at Community Center at Media Borough Hall, 301 N. Jackson Street Media PA
12 Games of BINGO
Play for Local Business Gift Cards and More (Value $50 and up!)
This is a BYOB & BYOF (Food) Event
Proceeds Benefit Rotary Club of Media Foundation
Tickets are $25
Details HERE

Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Princess and the Pea
at The Media Theater
Sundays Jan 28th – Feb 25th
12 PM
Details, tickets and times HERE

The Story of Harriet Tubman
1:30 PM -2:30 PM
at Marple Public Library
Come hear the story of Harriet Tubman’s life performed in costume by actress and historical interpreter Dr. Daisy Century.
There will be time for a Q&A session after the performance. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please register in advance
Details HERE

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

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