Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events & Family Fun 5/1 – 5/3

 

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All Weekend

Philadelphia Science Festival
April 24th – May 2nd
Details and ticket info HERE
Broomall Fire Company Carnival
Friday May 1st – Sunday May 3rd
Details, times and ticket info HERE
Granite Run Mall Spring Carnival
Friday 5pm – 11pm
Saturday 12pm – 11pm
Sunday 12 pm – close
Route 1 Parking Lot at Granite Run Mall
Details HERE
The Jungle Book
at Arden Theater in Philadelphia
Now through June 21st
Details, tickets and more info HERE
Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
The Art of Brick LEGO Exhibit
Details and pricing HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details and Pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Animal Grossology
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

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Opening Day 5/2
Details HERE

Friday May 1, 2015

This weekend’s Delaware County PA Area Spring & Summer Kid Consignment Sales – Dates and Details HERE

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all) programs require registration. Details under each event on the calendar

Friday Crafts – Trees in Blossom
3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Registration required
Details HERE

First Friday Flick
7 PM – 9:30 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Movie & Popcorn
Details HERE

Saturday May 2, 2015

This weekend’s Delaware County PA Area Spring & Summer Kid Consignment Sales – Dates and Details HERE

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday
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 you!

Teddybear Tea: A Breakfast Event
at Brandywine Zoo
8:45 AM – 10 AM
Details and reservation info HERE

Home Depot Kids Workshop –  Build a Picket Fence Photo Frame
9 AM – 12 PM
For kids ages 5-12
FREE Registration and details HERE

Spring Book Sale 
9 AM – 1 PM
at Upper Darby Municipal Branch – Sellers/Main Library
Details HERE

Annual Plant Sale
9 AM – 1 PM
Park Square Gazebo in Prospect Park
Details HERE

Little People Dream Big
10 AM – 12 PM
at J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
For boys and girls
Registration required
Details HERE

Beacon of Hope Clothes Closet
at Olivet Presbyterian Church, 1001 Washington Ave, Prospect Park PA
10 AM – 1 PM
New and gently used clothing for the entire family at very reasonable prices

4-H Spring Fair & Open House
10 AM – 2 PM
at 4-H Farm and Educational Center, 395 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square
This is a free event for families and gives kids a chance to see and learn about sheep, cattle, horses and poultry.
Details HERE

Philadelphia Science Carnival
on the Parkway in Philadelphia
10 AM – 4 PM
The carnival features more than 175 exhibitors offering non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, games, and a packed line-up of live entertainment. Enjoy making slime, meeting live zoo animals, checking out the inner-workings of robots, taking a tour of a helicopter, extracting DNA from a strawberry, testing a “crime scene” for forensic evidence, and so much more!
Details and schedule HERE

Spring Paperback Book Sale
10 AM – 5 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Magic Treehouse: Knight at Dawn
at Media Theater 11 AM
Details, tickets and more info HERE

3rd Annual South Street Spring Festival
11 AM
South Street Headhouse District in Philadelphia
All activities are FREE and open to the public. Food and drink are pay-as-you-go.
Rain or shine! #SouthStFest
Details HERE

Food Fear Factor
1 PM – 2 PM
for Kids grades 6-12
at Upper Darby Primos Branch
Registration required
Details HERE 

Chess Club
1 PM – 3 PM
at Landsdowne Library
All levels welcome
Details HERE

Sunday May 3, 2015

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday
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 you!

“A Splash of Red” PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families at Brandwine River Museum
10 AM – 1 PM
Free admission until noon
Details HERE

FREE First Sunday at The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia
Details and event info HERE

First Responders Cup
12 PM – 5 PM
at Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast High School, Drexel Hill PA
UDFC Adult & Kids Team vs Upper Darby Police, Fire & EMS
Moonbounces, Dunk Tanks,Skills challenges and other carnival style activities
FREE Admission, $5 wristbands grant kids of all ages access to all activities
(Thanks, Valerie S!)

Swarthmore’s Charity Fun Fair
1 PM – 5 PM
Swarthmore Town Center
Details, events and more info HERE

Girl Scout Reading Buddies
1 PM – 2 PM
at Media-UP Free Library
5th Grade Juniors from Media Girl Scout Troop 2548 will volunteer as reading buddies at the Media-Upper Providence Free Library. Bring your child to sit with a Girl Scout and have a story read to them or they can practice reading with a buddy.
For ages 4 and older
Details HERE

Solar Viewing Program
1 PM – 3 PM
at Middletown Free Library
See exciting solar activity on the surface of the sun with special telescopes that will not harm your eyes. Learn about the sun, test your sun knowledge, and talk with the solar exerts.  FREE multigenerational program is presented by the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project.
For ages 8 +. For kids & adults
Details HERE

Spring Paperback Book Sale
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details HERE

Saving the Family Farm: A Panel
3 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
This event is a great way to learn more about our local food system and how you can find fresh, tasty and healthy foods AND support local farm families
Details HERE

2015 Delaware County PA Area Spring & Summer Kid Consignment Sales – Dates and Details HERE

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

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE

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Comments

  1. I didn’t know about the Jungle Book. I’m going to look into getting tickets, thanks!
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  2. Wow! So much to do in Delco this weekend. I love that carnivals are coming back. My family loves those little hometown events!
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