Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 3/16 – 3/18

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All Weekend

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

Just Between Friends Western Mainline Kid Consignment Sale
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 100 Station Ave, Hall C, Oaks PA
March 15th – 18th
Friday, March 16th 9am – 8pm
Saturday, March 17th 8am-5pm
Sunday, March 18th: 8am-3pm
The March event will feature spring & summer clothing for boys and girls from infant to teens, shoes, baby equipment, strollers, children’s furniture, maternity items, infant necessities, room decor, ride on toys, electronics, books, games, puzzles, sporting equipment, Easter dresses, and toys, toys and MORE TOYS!
Details HERE

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 100 Station Ave, Oaks PA
March 16th – 18th
Fashion and jewelry, pottery, home furnishings and home goods, fine art and more. Plus, watch how it’s made with live art demonstrations, sample specialty foods and bring the kids along for a family friendly theater
Tickets $8 online/ $10 at the door/ Kids 12 & under and parking free
Details and ticket info HERE

Norwood Fire Company Carnival
March 14th – March 24th
Rides-Games-Food! Affordable family fun. Ride all rides for one low price. Weekday hours are 6-10pm, Saturday 1-10pm, Sunday 1-8PM. Saturday will have two different wristband sessions, one is good from 1-6pm, one is good from 5-10pm. Closed Monday, March 19th. NEW SPECIALS THIS YEAR! Tuesday, 3/20/18 is “Dollar Night”- All rides are $1.00. Wednesday, 3/21/18 is Buy one Wristband, get one wristband for 1/2 price. Log onto www.houghtoncarnival.com to purchase daily wristbands in advance to save $5.00 per band.

Ridley Drama Group presents “Mary Poppins”
March 9th – March 18th
at Ridley High School
March 16th – 7:30PM *RHS Student Night*
March 17th – 7:30PM
March 18th – 3:00PM
Tickets:
Children/Students/Seniors – $12.00
Adult – $12.00
For Tickets Please Visit:
www.RidleyDrama.com
Details HERE

Seussical Jr. at Holy Child Academy
475 Shadeland Avenue,  Drexel Hill PA
Friday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 at 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door before each performance.
Details and ticket info HERE

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Springfield Mall
March 3rd – March 31st
Lower Level Center Court
Monday – Saturday 10am to 9pm and on Sundays 11am to 6pm
Details HERE

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Cherry Hill Mall
March 3rd – March 31st
in Grand Court
Monday – Saturday 10am to 9pm and on Sundays 11am to 6pm
Details and Fast Pass info HERE

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Plymouth Meeting Mall
March 10th – March 31st
by the Fountain
Monday – Saturday 10am to 9pm and on Sundays 11am to 6pm
Details and Fast Pass info HERE

Easter Bunny Photo Time at King of Prussia Mall
March 2nd – 31st
at the Plaza at Nordstrom Court
This year, skip the line and book your family’s reservation with the Easter Bunny online at simonbunny.com
Details and times HERE

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Concord Mall
March 10th – March 31st
Details HERE

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Christiana Mall
March 9th – March 31st
Details and reservation info 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
Special Exhibit: Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World
February 3–May 6, 2018
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 March 16, 2018

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

Rabbity Art & Yoga With Allison DeSalvo
11 AM – 12 PM
at Media – UP Library
Join Rabbit and friends as they hop and bop along in a joyful interactive story time using music, art and kids yoga to discover the beginnings of spring. Children will take home a simple craft.
Best for ages 2-6, but all are welcome.
Registration required
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 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

Game Day
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Board Games
3 PM – 5 PM
at Upper Darby Municipal Branch
Make new friends and try new games!  This program is for kids in grades 1-12.  Registration is not required, but is encouraged.  To register call 610-734-7649 or stop by the Upper Darby Municipal Library at 501 Bywood Avenue.
Details HERE

Ridley Middle School presents Peter Pan Jr.
6:45 pm
at Ridley Middle School
$5 per person at the door

Rhythm of the Dance
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying this dance and music extravaganza that contains an abundance of exceptional Irish talent! The show is an inspiring, epic production, reliving the journey of the Irish throughout history and featured on PBS. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient and features a live band, three tenors and twenty-two dancers.
Details and ticket info 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, March 17, 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

Diva Dance Party
9 AM – 4 PM
at Garnet Valley High School, hosted by Garnet Valley Diva Dance
Learn a dance , get hair and make up, do a craft, enjoy lunch and have lots of fun
Details, price and registration info HERE and HERE

Family Festival: St. Patrick’s Day
9 AM – 5 PM
at The Please Touch Museum
Find the luck of the Irish at Please Touch Museum as we explore Ireland, step-dancing, folklore and why green is the color to wear on Saint Patrick’s Day!
Details HERE and HERE

Aston Parks & Recreation’s Annual Egg Hunt and Bunny Brunch
10 AM
at Aston Community Center
Egg Hunt to start promptly at 10 AM followed by Bunny Brunch
Details HERE

Lansdowne Winter Farmers Market
10 AM – 12 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne PA
Details HERE

St. Patrick’s Day Drop in Craft
10 AM – 12 PM
at Swarthmore Public Library
Details HERE

Kids Club – Easter Chick and Bunnies
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $2 per project, supplies included ages 3-8
Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club – Easter Chick and Bunnies
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $5 per project, ages 6+, supplies included.
Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Details and registration info HERE

Easter Bunny Brunch at Elmwood Park Zoo
10:30 AM – 12 PM
or 12:30 PM – 2 PM
••Dates:
Saturday, March 17 at 10:30AM
Saturday, March 17 at 12:30PM
Sunday, March 18 at 10:30AM
Sunday, March 18 at 12:30PM
Saturday, March 24 at 10:30AM
Saturday, March 24 at 12:30PM
Sunday, March 25 at 10:30AM
Sunday, March 25 at 12:30PM
Saturday, March 31 at 10:30AM
Saturday, March 31 at 12:30PM
Sunday, April 1 at 10:30AM
Sunday, April 1 at 12:30PM
The zoo is hosting its annual Easter Bunny Brunch with 3 special weekends to choose from! Each brunch will feature an appearance by the Easter Bunny!
Brunch pricing includes:
• Admission to the zoo
• Unlimited brunch buffet
• Craft
• Photo with the Easter Bunny
Details, ticket info and registration info HERE

The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School Storytime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Join us for this special St. Patrick’s Day Storytime, with activities to follow.
Details HERE

Allie Oops – Musical Fun
11 AM – 11:45 AM
at Marple Public Library
Miss Allie Oops will be entertaining us with interactive fun – instruments, dancing and singing along with some added surprises! Come join us in the fun!
Open to all ages birth – 5.
Register by phone or in person.
Details HERE

Forgotten Friend Reptile Show
11 AM – 12 PM
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 100 Station Ave Hall C Oaks PA at the Just Between Friends Western Mainline Kids Consignment Sale
The Just Between Friends sale in Oaks is excited to welcome Jesse Rothacker and his reptile rescue van to the Greater Phila Expo Center. Bring the entire family for this interactive and educational show. There is something for everyone – savings for mom and dad and face time with real, live, critters for the kiddos.
Details and be sure to get your FREE ticket HERE

Mad Hatter Tea Party at Plymouth Meeting Mall
11 AM – 2 PM
at Plymouth Meeting Mall
Mad Hatter Tea Party & Easter Bunny Visit!
by the Fountain
It might be funny, being Mad as a hatter with the Bunny, but he’ll have all the sweet treats delicious eats, fun, & games for all he meets! Don’t be late for this important date!
Tea Party Highlights:
Meet & Greet with Alice and the Mad Hatter
Flamingo Ring Toss
Decorate a Mad Hatter Bunny Headband
Strike a pose at our Photo Station
Tea and Cookies
Teacup, Mad Hatter Hat, & Bunny Balloon Twisting
Fun adventures with 5 Wits!
Special just for PREIT PERKS members — Elaborate Face Painting! Not a member, join at the event!
Please note, the lines for the Easter Bunny during the event might be very long, so please plan your visit accordingly.
Details and ticket info HERE

Mad Hatter Tea Party at Cherry Hill Mall
11 AM – 2 PM
at Cherry Hill Mall in Cherry Hill NJ
Mad Hatter Tea Party & Easter Bunny Visit!
in Grand Court
Be our guest at the MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY!  Take a trip down the rabbit hole and join us at Cherry Hill Mall for a grand adventure with Alice, the Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts and more!  Don’t be late for this very important date! It’s curious fun for entire family!
·        Special Guest Stars – The Easter Bunny!
·         Silly Fun Games
·         Decorate your own Rabbit Ears take home craft
·         Sing-a-longs and line dancing
·         “Eat Me” Nibbles
·         “Drink Me” Thirst-Quenchers+++
Join us for a day of fun with the Easter Bunny!
Special just for PREIT PERKS members — Fabulous Face Painters!  Not a member? Click HERE or join at the event!
All MAD HATTER guests must visit with the Easter Bunny prior to gaining access to this whimsical event.
Please note, the lines for the Easter Bunny during the event might be very long, so please plan your visit accordingly.
Details and ticket info HERE

Hayrides to Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards
11 AM – 4 PM
Hop aboard a hayride as it carries you through the woods to visit the Easter Bunny’s house where you’ll have the chance to meet Linvilla’s Easter Bunny! Be sure to bring your camera since the Easter Bunny likes to take pictures and give special treats to everyone who visits. $9 per person
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Whatever your age and whatever your skill level, stop by for lessons and games!
Details HERE

Makin’ Music
1 PM – 1:45 PM
at Ridley Township Library in Garling Hall of the original library
Bring the family to the library and have fun with Makin’ Music!  Enjoy interactive, toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ fun with your babies and kids as you sing new and classic rhymes and songs together.
Registration Required
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Bunny Tail Clay Pot
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the clay pot, and the rest of the supplies to decorate it are free
Details HERE

Easter Eggstravaganza!
1:30 PM – 2″30 PM
at Media – UP Library
Join in for crafts and fun photo ops! Great for families.
Details HERE

Spaghetti Dinner/Bake Sale/Silent Auction Fundraiser
4:30 PM -7:30 PM
at Holmes Presbyterian Church, 375 Holmes Rd Holmes PA
Dinner includes a beverage, salad, bread, and dinner. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. BUT wear your Phillies/Eagles attire and get $1.00 off the price of your ticket.
Details HERE

Blake Shelton Country Music Freaks Tour with Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce and Trace Adkins 
7 PM (doors open 6 PM)
at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Fireworks Competition Dance Breakfast with the Bunny!
8 AM – 10 AM
at Applebees of Ridley 320 MacDade Blvd Folsom PA
Come enjoy all you can eat Pancakes and sausage and support the Fireworks Dance Center Competition Team!
Our Dancing Bunny, Hip Hops will be there to meet and great as well as to take photos with!
Tickets are $8 each. Children 2 and under are FREE!
Details HERE

All 4 Paws Meet & Greet
8 AM – 12 PM
at the Just Between Friends Western Mainline Sale at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave, Hall C Oaks PA
Looking for a “fur”ever friend? The Just Between Friends sale in Oaks is proud to partner with All 4 Paws Rescue at our upcoming event.
All 4 Paws Rescue is a foster-based, all-breed, no-kill animal rescue based in Chester Springs that offers rescue, rehabilitation, and sanctuary to animals in need. They do not have a physical shelter you can visit – all of their animals are housed in foster homes. You can meet a few of their furry friends at the JBF Sale.
Details HERE

Easter Bunny Brunch at Elmwood Park Zoo
10:30 AM – 12 PM
or 12:30 PM – 2 PM
••Dates:
Saturday, March 17 at 10:30AM
Saturday, March 17 at 12:30PM
Sunday, March 18 at 10:30AM
Sunday, March 18 at 12:30PM
Saturday, March 24 at 10:30AM
Saturday, March 24 at 12:30PM
Sunday, March 25 at 10:30AM
Sunday, March 25 at 12:30PM
Saturday, March 31 at 10:30AM
Saturday, March 31 at 12:30PM
Sunday, April 1 at 10:30AM
Sunday, April 1 at 12:30PM
The zoo is hosting its annual Easter Bunny Brunch with 3 special weekends to choose from! Each brunch will feature an appearance by the Easter Bunny!
Brunch pricing includes:
• Admission to the zoo
• Unlimited brunch buffet
• Craft
• Photo with the Easter Bunny
Details, ticket info and registration info HERE

Hayrides to Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards
11 AM – 4 PM
Hop aboard a hayride as it carries you through the woods to visit the Easter Bunny’s house where you’ll have the chance to meet Linvilla’s Easter Bunny! Be sure to bring your camera since the Easter Bunny likes to take pictures and give special treats to everyone who visits. $9 per person
Details HERE

Bethel Township Parks & Recreation’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt – RAIN OR SHINE
1 PM – 1:45 PM
at Bethel Community Park, 3721 Foulk Road, Garnet Valley, PA
Meet the Easter Bunny, collect Easter eggs, and enjoy light refreshments. Please bring a non-perishable item for the Bethel Food Bank.
Details HERE

Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra – March Concert
3 PM – 4:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and ticket info HERE

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