Delaware County Area Weekend Events and Festivities

All Weekend

Bank of America Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission

Saturday February 2nd and Sunday February 3rd
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US! Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near 

Fore! the Planet Indoor Mini Golf
at Linvilla Orchards
Pricing and times

Philadelphia Auto Show
(Starting Saturday January 19th through 27th)
at The Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
Details HERE
Longwood Gardens
Orchid Extravaganza
Saturday January 19th through March 24th
Details HERE

Invention Convention
at Hagley Museum
Saturday January 19th through Monday January 21st
10 AM – 4 PM
Take part in real science experiments
Admission is $6 for adults, $4 per child (free for children three and under), and includes cost of supplies
Details HERE

at the Arden Theater, Philadelphia
Tickets, pricing and Info

Catch Me If You Can (The Musical)
at the Academy of Music
Details HERE

Friday, January 18, 2013
Chick-fil-A Breakfast Story Time
at Chick-Fil-A Ridley

with Librarian Lauren Longbottom of Ridley Township Library
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
For ages 3-5
Stories & a craft
Details HERE
Pizza & a Movie
at Middletown Free Library
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (rated PG)
Enjoy the movie and FREE pizza.
After the movie, they will paint cotton candy with colored shaving cream
Registration required to ensure enough pizza for all
Sign up at the front desk, or contact Mr. Jason at 610-566-7828 or
Details HERE
Saturday, January 19, 2013
FREE Walk In Flu Clinic
at Penn State Brandywine, Media
10 AM – 1 PM
**Must be 6 months of age or older
Details HERE

Smart Tax – Grand Opening
137 MacDade Blvd., Folsom, PA

9:00 AM
Tax season is upon us – stop by and visit this new, locally owned tax business location
What makes Smart Tax different from other typical tax businesses? They are locally owned, CPA, lower fees and offer a free gift/giveaway every year
Breakfast will be served for the Grand Opening
For more info call (484) 540-8281 or email

Storytime for the Holidays
at Hedgegrow Theater
11 AM
Details and tickets HERE

Beyond the Garden Gates Day

at Longwood Gardens
Go behind-the-scenes and attend gardener talks and demonstrations! 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Meet the Expert: Display Designer Jim Sutton, 11:00 am, 12:30, & 2:00 pm
Details HERE
Snow Much Fun
at Newtown Library
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Rotate through stations filled with fun snow-related actvities! Best for ages 2+. NO registration required.
Details HERE
Movie Night at the Museum
at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
6 – 9 PM
$5 adults and children
**MUST RSVP fo this event
Details HERE
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Brandywine River Museum – Free Admission Sunday Mornings
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Monday, January 21, 2013
Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia Collection Drive

Lansdowne Fire Company – Monday, January 21, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Radnor Fire Company (Wayne) – Monday, January 21, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Rose Tree / Media School District – Springton Lake Middle School – Monday, January 21, front entrance, 9:00am – 11:00am
Rose Tree / Media School District – Glen Wood Elementary School – Monday, January 21, First Ave. entrance, 9:00am – 11:00am
Rose Tree / Media School District – Indian Lane Elementary School – Monday, January 21, 9:00am – 11:00am
Rose Tree / Media School District – Rose Tree Media Elementary School – Monday, Jnuary 21, 9:00am – 11:00am
Swarthmore Community Center – Monday, January 21, 10:00am – 1:00pm
More details HERE and HERE
(Thanks, Delaware County Moms!)

Philadelphia Museum of Art “Pay What You Wish”
Details HERE

African American Champions of Nature
at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Regular admission fees
Details HERE

Constitution Center FREE Admission
Martin Luther King Jr and Inauguration Day Celebrations
10 AM – 5 PM
Details HERE

National Museum of American Jewish History
Free Admission
Details HERE

African American Museum of Philadelphia and The Citizens Bank Foundation present
Sharing the Heritage! Martin Luther King Jr Birthday Commemoration & Day of Service
11 AM – 5 PM
Lots of Family friendly activities
SHARING THE HERITAGE activities are free admission
Details HERE

The Academy of Natural Sciences
Two for One Admission
**2-for-1 general admission on the 21st of every month, now through March 21, 2013
Details HERE

at Longwood Gardens
Family activities, 12:00–3:00 pm
Kim & Reggie Harris, 12:00 & 2:00 pm
Details HERE

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