Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 6/8 – 6/10

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Flag Day and Flag Fest at the Betsy Ross House
June 10th – June 16th
There’s no better place to celebrate the American flag than at its birthplace, the Betsy Ross House! Stop by from June 10-16 for the landmark’s annual Flag Fest extravaganza, including an interactive chocolate making demonstration for kids and an evening jazz tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Details and schedule of events HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest 
Thursday, May 24 – Monday, September 3
General Park Hours
Monday through Thursday: 1pm – 11pm
Friday: 1pm – 1am
Saturday: 11am – 1am
Sunday: 11am – 11pm
Skating, Mini Golf & Midway Rides end 30 minutes prior to close.
The Bar at the Waterfront Crabshack
Monday through Thursday: 5pm-10pm
Friday: 5pm-12am
Saturday: 11am-12am
Sunday: 11am-10pm
Chickie’s & Pete’s Waterfront Crabshack
Monday – Thursday: 3pm – 10pm
Friday: 1pm – Midnight
Saturday: 11am – Midnight
Sunday: 11am – 10pm
Franklin Fountain Clubhouse Cabin
Friday: 5pm-12am
Saturday: 11am-12am
Sunday: 11am-10:30pm
Entrance to the park is free and open to the public. Roller skating, mini-golf, games, rides and concessions are pay-as-you-go.
Details HERE

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
Open daily through June 30, 2018
Franklin Square in Philadelphia
28 all-new culturally-inspired lantern sculptures, featuring new lighting technology and displays never before seen in North America, impressive feats of Chinese acrobatics, handicrafts by Chinese folk artists, a Beer Garden, and much more.
Details and ticket information HERE

Snow White
April 4 – June 10
at Arden Theatre
Details, times and ticket info HERE

Disney’s Newsies
at Media Theater
April 18 – June 10
Details, tickets and times 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

Linvilla Orchards
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

Dutch Wonderland
Details and ticket info HERE

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Details HERE

Diggerland
Details HERE

Sahara Sams Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Friday June 8, 2018

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

Drive In Movie Day at Middletown Free Library – Looney Tunes Episodes!
2 PM – Car Making
2:30pm = snacks & cartoons start!
Let’s take it back to some classics! Bring a cardboard box if you can (otherwise, Mr. Jason will have a few boxes but not enough for everybody) and turn it into a car using the library’s arts & crafts supplies! Mr. Jason will have light snacks (popcorn & cereal & water) for everyone to enjoy in their completed cars while we watch episodes of classic Looney Tunes!
Registration is required as space is limited! Suggested for ages 3+
Details and registration info 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

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

Friday Film – THE COMMUTER- PG-13
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
This free progam will be held in the library’s 2nd floor meeting room. There is no elevator.
Light refreshments will be available.
Registration is required, space is limited
Details and registration info HERE

Westgate Park Movie Night
7 PM – 11 PM
at Westgate Park in Havertown
This year’s featured film is….. Wonder
This is a free event! But bring money to purchase cookies, cupcakes, popcorn, drinks, hot dogs and candy!! Everything is $1 or $2 !!!!
Please volunteer to bring a baked good or drinks that we will sell to offset the costs of the event. 
Details and registration 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

125th Anniversary Pre-Movie Party
6 PM – 8 PM
at Interboro Park
Lansdowne Borough is partnering with Parks and Rec to keep the 125th Anniversary Party going Friday night! Starting at 6pm join us at Interboro Park and bring your picnic dinner! We will have free popcorn and cotton candy and karaoke before viewing the movie SING!
125th anniversary swag available for sale including snuggly
sweatshirts, Pilsner Glasses, Coffee Mugs, Car Magnets and
Special in for the Picnic Dinner – Picnic Blankets and Frisbees
Details HERE

Movie Night at the Park – SING
hosted by Lansdowne Library
8 PM
at Interboro Park
Details and more 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 Superheroes can also learn to fly on the zipline in Kid Fit, take super selfies, fashion their own disguises, snack on super sweets, and much more!
Details and ticket info HERE

Movie on the Lawn: Incredibles
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
at Bethany EPC, 4 N Concord Ave, Havertown PA
Hot roast pork sandwiches, chicken fingers, pizza, popcorn, and candy will be served. Invite friends, family, and neighbors to this free event. EVERYONE is welcome! Movie will begin around 8:20pm!
Details HERE

Movie Night: Flight of the Butterflies
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
at John  Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia,PA
Watch this documentary outside on the lawn area by the pavilion. Bring your own chairs, blankets, and bugspray! We will bring popcorn! Free! 
Kid’s Activity at 7:30 pm
Film Begins at 8:30 pm 
Following the year-long annual migration cycle of the butterflies, the award-winning production team filmed hundreds of millions of monarchs in their remote overwintering sanctuaries in Mexico in 2011 and again in 2012 and also along their migratory routes from Canada, across the U.S. and into Mexico.
Details HERE

Saturday, June 9, 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

Lansdowne Farmers Market 
9 AM – 1 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA
Details HERE

West Chester Growers Market – Strawberry Shortcake Festival
9 AM
Corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, West Chester, PA
Join us for our annual Strawberry Shortcake Festival on Saturday, June 9th, starting at 9am. We’ll be serving up FREE cake smothered in strawberry sauce to all market guests in attendance. Our famous strawberry sauce is made with farm fresh berries from Blueberry Hill Farm.
Details HERE and  HERE

Flea Market, Antique Car Show + Community Day
9 AM – 3 PM
at Governor Printz State Park, 200 W 2nd St, Essington PA
The Friends of the Lazaretto will host children’s games with prizes, to raise money for Lazaretto restoration. The will also be free face painting and a moon bounce. This is in conjunction with the Township Historical Society’s annual FLEA MARKET and the Gov. PRINTZ ANTIQUE CAR SHOW.. There will also be LIVE music from 11 am to 1 pm. Bring your chairs and enjoy the show! Refreshments available for purchase.
Rain Date June 16th
Details HERE, HERE and HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market 
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore PA
Details HERE

World Ocean Day at Delaware Museum of Natural History
9:30 AM – 2 PM
Join DMNH in a global celebration of oceans. These magnificent bodies of water cover about 70% of the earth’s surface and are the life source for many plants and animals. Join the Museum in celebrating World Ocean Day with hands-on crafts, activities, learning stations, science experiments, story times and more.
FREE for DMNH Members or with paid admission to the Museum.
Details HERE

Gardening with Children at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
Miss Marcia is at it again and this time she will be exploring different leaves and flower shapes.  You will be making your very own sun catcher. Perfect for ages 5 and up but, all are welcome.
This class is free, but registration is required
Details and registration info HERE

Social Needleworking at Kia’s Cakes
10 AM – 12 PM
16 S Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne PA
Saturday, June 9th, is World Wide Knit in Public Day!
Bring your knitting or crochet and join us! Drop in at any time during the event. Needles, hooks, and yarn will be available if you’d like to give it a try!
This event is free. Items from Kia’s shop are available for purchase.
Details HERE

Kids Club – Kawaii Cactus
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 – Kawaii Cactus
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

Lavender Festival
10 AM – 4 PM
at Lavender Fields at Warrington Manor, 18864 Cool Spring Rd, Milton, Delaware
Educational Exhibis, Live Plants, Lavender Presentations, Food and Fun! 
Details HERE

Learn to draw in 4 easy steps
10:30 AM
at Swarthmore Library
Using simple lines and shapes, Tiffaney Pelaez will show how to draw animals, trucks, and characters in 4 easy steps! Ages 4 and up.
Registration required, space is limited
Details and registration info HERE

Incredibles 2: Sweet Dreams, Jack-Jack Storytime 
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
The Incredibles are back navigating the heroics of everyday life when a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot that only The Incredibles can overcome together. Activities to follow.
Details HERE

Why Eat Local?
11 AM – 12 PM
at Marple Public Library
Today most of the produce we eat has often traveled thousands of miles even when local options are available! Join Fran Wolff from Wolff’s Apple House for a look at the advantages of eating locally grown foods.
Also, try delicious FREE samples of:
• Strawberry shortcake made with shortcake from a local bakery, organic local whipped cream & locally grown strawberries.
• Caprese crostini made with locally grown tomatoes & basil, locally produced mozzarella cheese on a french baguette from a local bakery drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette from a local bottler.
Register in advance so we know how many samples we’ll need!
Details and registration info HERE

Seeds of Dissent Tour: Hidden Springs at Bartram’s Gardens
11 AM – 12 PM
The Garden has long been a place for the exchange of ideas. In the 18th and 19thcentury, notable persons in the fields of art and science gathered here at this garden to walk its grounds and discuss abstract ideas and the issues of their time. The Garden was a place of ideas and imagination – where the passing of the seasons and the intimate connection to the tides could spark inspiration and creativity. Join us this season as we explore the land through new lenses and with new teachers. Arrive ready to contribute to the conversation.
Hidden Springs: Uncovered and Marked to Remember
Several springs once ran through the Garden providing fresh cool water to the inhabitants of the land. Join us in uncovering their location, their use, and their disappearance. 
FREE
Details and FREE Ticket info HERE

PIFA Street Fair 2018 hosted by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
11 AM – 7 PM
PIFA 2018 presents Philadelphia’s ultimate FREE block party featuring dozens of performances, rides, popular food vendors and more – in the center of Broad Street from City Hall to South Street!
Details and event info HERE

Strawberry Festival at Historic Strawberry Mansion
12 PM – 2 PM
Bring the whole family to enjoy berry picking, orchard tours, a plant sale, beekeeping demonstrations, plus FREE tours of the mansion.
Details HERE

Prospect Park Community Day
12 PM – 4 PM
at Witmer Field, 4th Ave, Prospect Park, PA
The Borough of Prospect Park, Prospect Park Recreation Board, and Prospect Park Youth Club have a fun filled day planned to celebrate our community!
3:00PM COW PIE BINGO: Tickets are $20. Proceeds benefit PPYC, the Fourth of July Association, & the Parent Group of CP 339
Fun Inflatables
Fire Prevention Trailer
Community Tables
Batting Cages
PPYC Snack Bar
Cocco’s Pizza
Judy’s Ice Cream
Princess Character Appearances- Fireworks Dance Center
Minion Character Appearance- Great Clips
Face Painting
P Mad Graffix Airbrushing 9am – 5pm
Photo Booth provided by Steven Douglas Photography
Stop by our Community Tables and learn about local organizations & businesses while participating in FREE activities.
Community Day will be proceeded by PPYC T-Ball games and Award Ceremony and the Phillies HR Derby.
The 4th of July Association activities & fireworks will close out the day.
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

MAKEbreak Glow-In-The-Dark Slime
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Supplies will be provided, including premade slime.
Details HERE

Tech Girlz- Make a Website Using HTML/CSS
1 PM – 4 PM
at Newtown Public Library
For girls entering grades 6-8. . Please bring your own laptop. 
In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website.
Registration Required!
Details and registration info HERE

Superhero Saturday at Springfield Mall!
1 PM – 4 PM
in the lower level Center Court
Dust off your superhero costumes and unite with other caped crusaders at Springfield Mall to celebrate Superhero Saturday. Bring the entire family to the party as we celebrate fictional and real life heroes in our community!
What’s happening:
– Meet your favorite heroes including Wonder Woman and others!
– Craft your look at the superhero craft station!
– Test your super powers at our superhero training station
PREIT Perks Member Exclusives:
– Face painting
– Masks and capes for all PREIT Perks Kids
– Plus a DJ and more fun activities
Must sign up for free tickets through Eventbrite
Details HERE and tickets HERE

Science Saturday: Rubber Band Race Cars at Hagley Museum
1 PM – 4 PM
Explore the conservation of energy when you build a car powered by a rubber band. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges.
Activities are included in admission and free to members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m.
Details HERE

Bon Air Fire – Community Celebration
1 PM – 5 PM
at Bon Air Fire Company
Bon Air Fire Company is celebrating their 100th Anniversary and will be celebrating with a “Community Celebration Day” on Saturday, June 9, 2018 
Lots of games for the kids, food, drinks, and snacks, and fun for the whole family!
Rain date Sunday, June 10
Details HERE

LEGO STAR WARS Who, What, Where Game
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
2 PM
Star Wars and LEGO join forces in this “Who, What, Where” game. Show off your master builder skills and channel your creative force as you play. Take home a certificate of achievement and a sticker! (While supplies last.)
Details HERE

Electronic Shredding
2 PM – 5 PM
at Danjolell Memorial Homes & Crematory, 2811 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA
As a service to our neighbors, we’re hosting a free electronics and paper shredding event at our Wallingford location! Join us on June 9th from 2-5PM, and bring sensitive documents, papers, and receipts, computers, fax/copiers, phones, keyboards, and other electronics – and we’ll shred them for you for FREE! We’ll also have members of our staff on hand to answer any of your questions about preplanning
Details HERE

DelcoDay3
2 PM – 2 AM
at Marty Magee’s, 1110 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park, PA
Three stages, 12 bands, one charity: HEADstrong Foundation.
Details HERE and HERE

2018 WXPN Welcomes The Wayne Music Festival
2 PM – 11 PM
FREE Admission
Details HERE

Gaming After Dark
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
at Ridley Township Library
It’s teens only at this super-chill after hours gaming club. Hang out with friends and play video games, boards games, draw, and listen to music. Five dollars for a group order of pizza is optional.
This program is free and open to those entering grades 6-12.
No registration is required.
Details HERE

Prospect Park Fireworks
at Dusk
Witmer Field,  4th Ave, Prospect Park, PA
Details HERE

Fireworks at the Wayne Music Festival
10 PM
Wayne, PA
Details HERE

Sunday, June 10, 2018

52nd Media Art Exhibition & Craft Fair
9 AM – 4 PM
State Street in Media PA
Rain date: June 17
Details HERE

Lansdowne 125th History Walking Tour
10 AM
Lansdowne Borough 12 E Baltimore Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
Lansdowne is best seen on foot, so spend some time with former Mayor Jayne Young as she takes you on a historical walking tour of our beloved town. It will begin at Borough Hall and end at the 20*20 House Gallery. You can stop in and see the wonderful exhibit “Within a Square Mile: Lansdowne at 125”. We will be handing out tickets and on the back will be a list of participating restaurants that will be offering tour guests special deals. The tour is approximately 2 miles, so wear your most comfortable shoes.
Details HERE

Clover Market Kennett Square
10 AM – 4 PM
600 S Broad St, Kennett Square, PA
Free admission and family and dog-friendly. The Market operates rain or shine – a cancellation would only occur for severe or dangerous weather and would be posted here and to the website by 8 AM Sunday morning latest.
PARKING: parking is FREE in all locations in Kennett. Best options include the Kennett HS parking lot (just across the street), the parking lot one block down the street on E. South Street, street parking all around the Market location, and the parking garage on E. Linden Street in downtown (shuttles will be running to the Market from there).
FREE SHUTTLE: a shuttle – courtesy of Historic Kennett – will be running in a continuous loop from the corner of State Street and Broad Street. A great way to get back and forth to the shops and restaurants in town.
Details and list of vendors and food trucks HERE

9th Annual Italian American Heritage Festival and Car Show 
11 AM – 5 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media
Details HERE

Brunch with Superheroes at Uno Pizzeria & Grill (Newtown Square, PA)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
$9.99 includes brunch buffet and beverage (children & adults), superhero craft and goody bag (tax & gratuity not included)
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!! (610) 353-8667
Details and Reservation info HERE

Sundays with PopUpPlay
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 401 South Columbus, Philadelphia, PA
Sundays, May 13th – September 30th
In conjunction with PopUpPlay and other great Philly nonprofits, this program will offer a variety of free kids activities with monthly themes. Children and families will engage in interactive activities through art, music, science, and physical movement that revolve around themes like water science, civic engagement, building, and more
Details HERE

Junior Ranger Insect Walk
12 PM – 1:30 PM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Calling all nature-lovers ages 7 to 12 with their favorite adult! Join a Refuge Ranger on a nature walk as we go dipnetting for macroinvertebrates! Beginner’s welcomed! Free and no registration necessary. Walk will begin at the Visitor Center and last approximately 1.5 hours. Dressing in waterproof boots and warm layers is recommended.
Details HERE

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

Summer Dance Party
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Stop in and learn about our Summer Quest program and have some fun dancing while you do!
Details HERE

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