Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 4/20 – 4/22

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

Folsom Athletic Association Carnival
April 17th – April 21st
600 Kedron Ave Folsom PA
6 PM – 10 PM
Details HERE

Bethel Fire Company Carnival
April 17th – April 21st
3737 Foulk Rd, Garnet Valley, PA
6 PM – 10 PM
Details HERE

Aston Township Spring Carnival’
April 18th – April 21st
2900 Duttons Mill Rd, Aston, PA
6 PM – 10 PM on April 18th – April 20th
and 4 PM – 10 PM on April 21st
Details HERE

Snow White
April 4 – June 10
at Arden Theatre
Details, times and ticket 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 April 20, 2018

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

Gaming Club
2:30 PM
at Haverford Township 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

Meet the Cast of Hollywood Darlings –  Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin, and Beverley Mitchell
3 PM – 5 PM
at the Xfinity Store in King of Prussia, 130 Town Square Place, King of Prussia PA
There will be mini-makeovers, glam sessions, and some great photo opps!
(Thanks, Jo-Lynne S.!)

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

Game Day
3 PM – 6 PM
at Yeadon Library
Come join us every other Friday for our Game Day! Open to the public for all ages.
Details HERE\

Movie Day
3:30 PM – 6 PM
at Yeadon Library
Come join us every other Friday for our movie day. It’s open to the public. Children of all ages are welcome. Hope to see you there.
Details HERE

Swarthmore CO-OP Food Truckathon
5 PM – 9 PM
A variety of food trucks and vendors will be on hand for patrons to enjoy amazing food and drinks
Details HERE

Marple Library Designer Bag Bingo
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
at St. Luke’s Greek Orthodox Church Community Center, 35 N. Malin Road, Broomall
Doors Open at 5:30 pm and Games start at 6:30 pm
$35 per person
Purchase a table of 8 for $30 per person
B.Y.O.B. and food
Tickets available here or at the Marple Library Circulation Desk.  For more information click here.
Details HERE

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour!
6 PM
at Tower Theater
Details and ticket info HERE

Theatreworks USA presents Junie B. Jones, The Musical
7 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
60 minutes with Intermission, Recommended for ages 4 and up
Details and ticket info HERE

Honey Bee Presentation
7 PM
at Swarthmore Public Library
Registration required
Details 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, April 21, 2018

SABA 5K Race
9 AM – 11 AM

Runners, Joggers and Walkers are welcome!
Meet at Normandy Park at 8:45. Race will start at 9am
REGISTRATION
Before race day
$20 Adults and kids 16 and older.
$12 for 15 and younger. Kids can do a 1 mile fun run or the full race.
Details HERE

Haverford Earth Day Celebration
9 AM – 12 PM
9000  Parkview Dr, Haverford PA
Join us outside the CREC to learn about the steps we can all take to reduce our environmental impact, and have FUN doing it! Test drive an electric car provided by Armen Chevrolet (they will donate $20 to Hav-A-Rain Garden for every test drive!), try Greener Partners’ bike-powered blender, learn about bats with Riverbend Environmental Education Center, find out how to be friends to our pollinators, DIY worm bin composting, recycling, and so much more with fun activities for ALL AGES. Smokey Bear will be there to greet little ones while teaching about fire safety in our forests. You can also enter a raffle to win gift cards to several local stores, and the proceeds benefit the Hav-A-Rain Garden program! It’s going to be a great event for the whole family to enjoy.
Details, registration info and schedule of events HERE

Fitness Festival
9 AM – 1 PM
at the Main Line Health Fitness and Wellness Center, 1020 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA
Main Line Health Fitness & Wellness Center is a state-of-the-art fitness and wellness center equipped with an unprecedented array of premier amenities to help you achieve your personal fitness goals. 
Together, with Main Line Health System, we will be hosting a free one day Fitness Festival with more than 20 classes and demos to sample.
Guests can attend some of the latest classes like Spivi® Cycle, MetaFit™ or Barre, get an asthma, balance, glucose and cholesterol screenings, meet with health and fitness professionals and shop local wellness vendors. The day is about you! Build your own day of Fitness & Wellness and choose what is right for you!
Details HERE

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

Earth & Space Weekend at Delaware Museum of Natural History
9:30 AM- 4:30 PM
Come celebrate International Astronomy Day and Earth Day at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Participate in hands-on earth and space science activities, crafts, special story times, guest presentations and much more. Don’t miss your chance to visit the STARLAB inflatable planetarium ($1) and learn about what stars you can find in the night sky.
Details HERE and HERE

Healthy Kids Day
10 AM – 12 PM
at Rocky Run YMCA 1299 W Baltimore Pike Media PA
Come kick off summer with us at Healthy Kids Day! We will have a DJ, moon bounces, community vendors, food trucks, and more! This is FREE event open to all, registration is not required!
Details HERE

Lansdowne Winter Farmers Market
10 AM – 12 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne PA
Join us every third Saturday during winter months in the heart of Lansdowne for terrific shopping and a great time, here in our superb suburb. Find local, in-season vegetables, fruits, and herbs, including organics and heirlooms; cheeses, freshly baked breads and pastries; cupcakes; salads, entrees, and desserts for eating at the Market or taking home; infused oils; coffee, tea, wine, and spirits; honey, cider, and fruit butters; plants and flowers; and loads of other stuff. 
Details HERE

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

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

Springfield Library Book Sale
10 AM – 4 PM
at the Springfield Township Administration Building, 50 Powell Rd, Springfield PA
Details HERE

Once Upon a Garden: a Storytime at Chanticleer
10:30 AM
Nature storytime and craft for ages 3 and up. $5 admission with a Radnor Library card or free with a season pass, kids 12 and under are free. No registration required.
Details HERE

STEM Fun at Sacred Heart Academy for Girls and Boys K-6
10:30 AM – 12 PM
480 S Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Free Fun Activities
Construct a Boat
Clean up an oil spill
Build the Tallest Card Tower
Tackle a Recycling Challenge
Details HERE

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Storytime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Filled with gentle humor and insight, Oliver Jeffers’ New York Times bestselling Here We Are is a poignant celebration of life on Earth. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.
Details HERE

Photography Workshop
11 AM – 12 PM
at Norwood Library
FREE
Registration required
Details HERE

Winterthur
11 AM – 12 PM
at Aston Public Library
Grades K-5
Children will be introduced to the concepts of childhood and leisure activities from long ago through toys and games, such as Alphabet Gymnastics, Jacob’s Ladders, tops, buzz saws, and more. Includes demonstrations and time for hands-on play.
Registration required
Details HERE

Pj’s and Pancakes
11 AM – 4 PM
at PAWS Discovery Farm, 1105 Hainesport Mt Laurel Rd, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Wear your favorite pj’s and enjoy pancakes with your favorite masked pj friends! Meet and greet from 12pm- 2pm. Included with general admission
Details HERE

Philadelphia Eagles Signing Event
11 AM – 4:30 PM
at Exton Square Mall
Autograph signing with Philadelphia Eagles players: Brian Dawkins, Trey Burton, Brent Celek and Brandon Graham.
Please contact Sports Vault directly for times and tickets
Details HERE

Spring- Blossom Hayrides at Linvilla Orchards
12 PM – 4 PM
$6 per person
Weather permitting
Details HERE

Clover Market Pop-up at terrain Dig Into Spring Festival
12 PM – 5 PM
at terrain 14 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills PA
The nursery at terrain will be transformed with beautiful, handmade finds by local artisans and collectors. Come explore and take home a treasure of your own! This event is free and open to the public.
Clover Popup Vendors
Arete Herbs
As the Crow Flies
Atwater Designs
Carolyn Keys
Christine Shirley
Half and a Third
Hoist Away Bags
Ivy House Design
Landleben Designs
Mud and Maker
National Picnic
Organic Imprints Studio
Painted Lily
Rider Ceramics
Saffron Creations
Salvage and Rivet
Squirrel Tacos
Thankful Sage Farm School
The Kitchen Garden Series
Untold Imprint
Walnut and Laurel
West Oak Design
Zoet Bathlatier
Plus…..
Doe Run Farms, 12-5P
Little Nest Photo Booth, 12-5P
Lily B. and Co. Jewelry Trunk Show, 12-5P
Nani Pani Trunk Show, 12-5P
Supergoop Trunk Show, 12-5P
Bar Spoon Beverage Co. Tasting, 12-5P
Spring Pantry Tastings, 12-5P
Spring Container Inspiration, 12-5P
terrain Garden Cafe Grill & Beer Garden, 12-5P
Family Games, 12-5P
Planted Spring Wreaths, 12-1:30P and 3:30-5P
Kids Face Painting, 1-4P
Kids Crafts, 1-4P
Book Signing with Molly Hatch, 12-2P
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 Public Library
Suitable for ages 6 and under, but all are welcome.
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

Watercolor Class
1 PM – 3 PM
at Tinicum Library
Registration Required – Space limited
Terry Collington returns for another afternoon of creative fun!  Come out and create your own desert mastepiece.  No experience necessary – all supplies provided. 
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Tie-Dye T-Shirts
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the t-shirt, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details HERE

April Terrarium Takeover at Harvey Oak Mercantile
2 PM – 4 PM
102 Park Ave, Swarthmore PA
Hands-on, creative fun at our make your own terrarium workshop.
This in-store event will focus on step by step creation of one of a kind terrariums. We will have an expanded assortment of air plants, containers, and fun decorations available.
Feel free to bring a container to fill!
Details HERE

Women Awareness Workshop
2 PM – 5 PM
at Yeadon Library
W.O.M.E.N (Women On The Move Enrichment Network)
Come join us on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Yeadon Public Library from 2pm to 5pm for a Women Awareness Workshop host (Councilwoman Taliah Jones- Waters)
Details HERE

Young Sports Kids Night Out (Ages 3-10)
4:45 PM – 8 PM
at Young Sports 133 Sugartown Rd, Wayne PA
Drop your child off for an awesome time with Young Sports!
(*drop-off & pick-up anytime during event)
1 Child: $35; 2nd Sibling: $15; 3rd Sibling: FREE!
Ages: 3 – 10
Activities will include: 
1. Gym Games 
2. Classroom Activities
3. Movie/Show
4. Pizza Time (*cost included)
Limited Availability!
(Spot must be reserved before 3:00 on Sat, April 21)
Details HERE

Spring Fling Bingo
6:30 PM – 9 PM
at Sellers Library, 76 South State Road, Upper Darby, PA
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Bingo starts at 6:30 pm
Admission is $20 for a registered seat, $25 if not registered.
The price includes three bingo cards for each of 12 games, for a total of 36 chances to win.
To register, call Joanne at 610-622-8043, or register below.
There will be a 50/50 cash drawing, a silent auction and great gift baskets to win.
Refreshments will be on sale.
Registration required
Details HERE

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Media Super Sunday 
9 AM – 4 PM
State Street in Media
Lots of Vendors and Foods Trucks and More!
Details HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 4 PM
7 N Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
Details and vendor info HERE

Earth Day Planting Party
10 AM – 4 PM
at Ten Thousand Villages Media, 101 W State St, Media, PA
Kids and adults can help plant little succulents in our fair trade pots and mugs, and watch them grow! Plants are free with purchase of the mug.
Details HERE

Medford Disney Day
11 AM – 2 PM
at Big League Dreams, 15 Fostertown Rd, Medford, New Jersey
Join us for Disney fun!!
Free to the public ! 
Enjoy games, raffle baskets, Creative local vendors selling Disney related items, meet and greet with a special character, Disney memorabilia, face painting, AAA will be there with Disney Vacation Planning information, and lots more fun surprises awaits! 
Come visit the Happiest place in Medford!!
*Raffle Ticket sales will be donated to Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood in Memory of Mary Ann Fitzgerald. (10.27.11-10.16.16)
Details HERE

Storybook Ball: Medieval Fantasy at the Please Touch Museum
11 AM – 5 PM
Jump into Medieval Fairytales at Please Touch Museum. Enter a castle, meet Sleeping Beauty, Merida, and a knight in shining armor, listen to captivating tales, and become a knight while exploring history through play, stories, and characters.
Tickets are on sale NOW for $5 for Museum members, $25 for non-members.
EVENT DETAILS:
• Program Room: Yarn Tapestries 11 – 2 pm
Temporary Program Room, Lower Level (All ages with adult caregiver)
Create your own tapestry with colorful yarn! Practice weaving as you design your own piece to take home.
• Program Room: Medieval Bestiary Collages 11 am – 2 pm
Temporary Program Room, Lower Level (All ages with adult caregiver )
Take a close look at animal features and build your own mythical beast to befriend.
• Imagination Playground: Castle Building 11 am – 5 pm
Imagination Playground, Main Level (All ages with adult caregiver )
Work with the master builder and test your skills in building walls, towers, and arches.
• Performance: Medieval Quartet 11:30 am – 12 pm, 1 – 1:30 pm, and 3 – 3:30 p
Hamilton Hall, Main Level (All ages with adult caregiver)
Sing and dance along to a music from by-gone days. Listen to a madrigal, yodel to silly tunes, and see a variety of instruments come to life.
• Meet the Animals: Philadelphia Zoo 12 – 12:30 pm, 1 – 1:30 pm, and 2 – 2:30 pm
Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level (Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver – Space is limited to the first 50 children with adult caregiver )
Meet a bird of prey and other interesting creatures one might find inside and outside the castle walls!
• Performance: Knight Training School 12:30 – 1pm, 3:30 – 4 pm
Carousel House, Main Level (Ages: 5+ with adult caregiver – Space is limited to the first 25 children with adult caregiver)
Join our knights who are in search of worthy people to join their guild. Learn the etiquette, horsemanship, and lance skills to go from page, to squire, to knight – a 14-year journey – in just 30 minutes.
• Storytime: Maid Marian’s Tales 1:30 pm
Wordsworth Cottage, Main Level (Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver )
Listen to Maid Marian at Wordsworth Cottage as she recounts her favorite fairytales and then help her create a one-of-a-kind story!
• Drop-In & Draw: Illuminated Manuscript Drawings 2 – 3 pm
Outside Centennial Exploration, Lower Level (Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver )
Examine beautiful pictures and fancy manuscripts. Then grab a piece of paper and create your own drawing inspired by Medieval books.
• Strolling Science Lab: Medieval Herb Garden 2:30 – 3 pm
Sid the Science Kid, the Super-Duper Exhibit!, Main level (Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver )
Explore plants from the gardens of kings, queens, and peasants alike! Look closely and conduct investigations as we uncover the mysteries of herbs that were used to help and heal.
• Tinker Time: Catapults 3 – 4 pm
Temporary Program Room, Lower Level (Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver)
Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology through open-ended exploration of catapults.
• End of the Day Music and Movement: Royal Court Parade and Ball 4-4:45 pm
Hamilton Hall, Main Level (All ages with adult caregiver)
The Royal Court requests your presence in the main hall! Show off your outfit, learn regal dance steps, and end the day with a royal ball.
Details HERE

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid
at Media Theatre
Sundays at 12 PM March 25-May 20
One hour in length, for ages 4 and up. There is no scary villain in this pleasant production.
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Spring- Blossom Hayrides at Linvilla Orchards
12 PM – 4 PM
$6 per person
Weather permitting
Details HERE

Earth & Space Weekend at Delaware Museum of Natural History
12 PM- 4:30 PM
Come celebrate International Astronomy Day and Earth Day at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Participate in hands-on earth and space science activities, crafts, special story times, guest presentations and much more. Don’t miss your chance to visit the STARLAB inflatable planetarium ($1) and learn about what stars you can find in the night sky.
Details HERE and HERE

Be an Entomologist
1 PM – 4 PM
at Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave, Philadelphia,
As a part of Philadelphia Science Festival, Glen Foerd is hosting Be An Entomologist, a kid-focused workshop about insects and what makes them special. Kids will learn about insect adaptations and get to invent & build an insect of their very own!
This event is free & open to the public. Come rain or shine!
Details HERE

Taco Family Fiesta
1 PM – 5 PM
at Heritage Ballrooms 2107 MacDade Blvd, Holmes PA
There will be a DJ, Latin dance instruction, face painters, aunthentic mexican food, delicious drink specials, free prizes and much, much more! This family friendly event merges the efforts of The Rally For Rocco Foundation (www.RallyforRocco.org) and The Trauma Survivors Foundation (www.TheTraumaSurvivorsFoundation.com). 100% of proceeds go directly to these two great charities with a portion benefitting the family of fallen Wilmington Police Captain Stephen R. Misetic
FOOD & DRINK
– Authentic Mexican Buffet (All You Can Eat)
– Build Your Own Tacos
– Nacho’s Grande Station
– Cash Bar with Authentic Signature Drinks
ENTERTAINMENT
– Disc Jockey
– Latin Dance Instruction
– Face Painters
– Pinatas
– Interactive Photobooth
– Kids Contests
– Celebrity Guest Appearances
FREE PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS
– Complimentary T-Shirt
– Sombreros
– Barnaby’s Gift Cards
– Kid Contest Prizes
TICKET DETAILS
– ADULTO $20.00 includes Unlimited Buffet & FREE T-Shirt
– NINO Under 12 $10.00 includes Unlimited Buffet & FREE T-Shirt
– FAMILIA 4 Pack $50.00 includes Unlimited Buffet & Free T-Shirts
Details HERE

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