Delaware County Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 7/24 – 7/26

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All Weekend

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby Opening Weekend
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park and BlueCross RiverRink
Details HERE

Disney’s Aladdin Jr
at Media Theater
June 5th – August 23rd
Details, tickets, prices and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
The Art of Brick LEGO Exhibit
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
See my review and more info HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Details HERE
Review and Discount Admission Coupons good thru 8/15/15 HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Save $5 on Admission when tickets purchased online with code 07DDD5 (expires 8/15/15)
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Friday July 24, 2015

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

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents Peter Pan Jr.
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
July 22nd – 24th
Details ticket info and more HERE

Passport to Imagination at Michaels Craft Stores – Water Bottle Holder
10 AM – 12 PM
Cost: $5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions
Details and registration info HERE

Friday Performance: Ran’D Shine Magician 
10:30 – 11:15 AM
at Ridley Township Library
Best for ages 3-10
From the website: In the time that it takes you to read these words, Ran’D has already read your mind and likely figured out which card you will pluck from the deck a week from now.  A fun and entertaining magic show for the whole family! 
Details HERE

Transportation Tales –  School Bus from RTMSD, Farm Equipment from Linvilla, and a Mail Truck from the USPS 
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Middleton Free Library
Each Friday in July Mr. Jason will have a story time downstairs about cars, trucks, or airplanes. After story time (at 11am), kids and their families will go outside the library to see those very vehicles! This week’s vehicles – School Bus from RTMSD, Farm Equipment from Linvilla, and a Mail Truck from the USPS
All ages Welcome
Details HERE

Craft Time for Ages 9-12
1 PM – 2 PM
at Aston Public Library
Registration required
Details HERE

Teen Craft/Activities
1 PM – 2 PM
at Upper Darby Municipal Branch
For kids entering 6th – 12th grade
Registration required
Details HERE

Teen Programs – Cupcake Wars (Make Your Own Minions)
2 PM – 3 PM
for kids in Grades 6-12
at Upper Darby Primos Branch
Details HERE

Summer Movie Hour
4 PM – 5 PM
at Yeadon Library
All ages welcome
Details HERE

Gotham Murder Mystery
6 PM – 7:30 PM
Ages 15 and up
at Lansdowne Library
Enter the crime filled city of Gotham and solve a string of murders before it’s too late!
Registration required
Details HERE

Kidchella 2015
6 PM – 8 PM (doors open at 5 PM)
at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, 3500 Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19121
Tickets $10, free for Smith members!
Music, Food Trucks and more
*Rain or shine outdoor event
Details and ticket info HERE

Bingo Night at VFW 928
7 PM (doors open 6 PM)
Sutton Ave & MacDade Blvd
25 cents per card, 3 for 50 cents each game

Sounds of Summer Music Series: Fair Trade—Irish/Celtic Band
7:30 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library Parking Lot
From the website: If your foot isn’t tapping to this band, you might wanna check your pulse. With the lead singer straight out of Ireland, The Fair Trade will bring covers, and authentic Irish music to Havertown. Bring your dancin’ shoes because you won’t be able to resist the urge to get up and dance! 
Bring your lawn chair
*In the event of rain, program will be moved to the Community Room
Details HERE

FREE Concert – The Cat’s Pajamas 
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
7:30 PM
Details HERE

Morton-Rutledge Fire Company Movie Night – Big Hero 6
at the field next to the fire house
Starting at Dusk
$8 per person includes a hot dog and drink
Bring blankets and or chairs
Rain date Saturday July 25th
Snacks will also be available for purchase
Details HERE

Saturday July 25, 2015

Applebees Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebees of Folsom
proceeds support Holmes Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School and Community Outreach
8 AM – 10 AM
Unlimited pancakes, sausage and included beverages$7.50 per adult, $4.50 per child
Details HERE

Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County – One Day 50% off Clothing Sale
**Outlet not included, new goods not included, other exclusions may apply
Details HERE

Sweet Corn & Blackberry Festival
at Linvilla Orchards
Pick Your Own starting at 8 AM
Festivities starting at 11 AM
Silly Joe, Jammin with Judi, Costumed Characters, Sciencetellers and more
Details, schedules and more info HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
9 AM – 1 PM
Every Saturday through October 31st
Details, vendor schedule and more HERE

Safety Day at the Please Touch Museum
All Day
Meet Firefighter Andy Brown and his friends from the Philadelphia Fire Department. Kids will get a chance to try on real firefighter gear, see and touch a real life Fire Engine and Ladder Truck at 11AM and 1PM and more! Also, don’t miss special guest, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Kohl’s Mobile Safety Center!
Details, tickets, pricing, schedule and more info HERE

Christmas in July at the Elmwood Park Zoo
Santa Claus will make an appearance from 12 PM to 1 PM to take pictures and spread the holiday spirit!
More Information, tickets and pricing for Brunch with Santa HERE

Lowes Build & Grow Clinic – Hawkeye’s Quinjet
10 AM
Registration required
Details HERE

Button Frame
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up.
Details and registration info HERE

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

Storytime! Beauty and the Beast
at Hedgegrow Theater
11 AM
Saturdays – July 18th – August 22nd
Details, tickets and more info HERE

Coupon Lady
11 AM – 12 PM
at Sharon Hill Library
Learn about saving money by clipping coupons
Details HERE

Mess Fest at The Franklin Institute – Nasty Nature
12 PM – 4 PM
Science turns slimy, oozy, gooey and explosive – celebrate the messes of nature! Whether you want to get down and dirty in a composting trough, learn about how the water we drink goes from messy to clean, or witness the eruption of thegiant mud volcano, there is enough mess for even the tiniest of nature lovers!
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Make It with Michaels® Maker Party
1 PM – 4 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Details HERE

Science Saturday: Tune Into Science
1 PM – 4 PM
at Hagley Museum
Details HERE

Christmas in July at Cocco’s Pizza in Aston
6 PM – Santa will arrive off the plane from Hawaii and stay until 8 PM
Lots of giveaways for children and adults!
Details HERE and HERE

Beef and Beer for Ridley 12U Babe Ruth Softball Team
7 PM
Proceeds support the team who will be heading to to the World Series in Alachua, Florida July 29- August 5
Details HERE

FREE Concert – Pennsylvania Symphonic Winds
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
7:30 PM
Details HERE

Sunday July 26, 2015

FREE Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum
9:30 AM – 12 PM
through November 22, 2015
Details HERE

Build your own Terrarium or Fairy Garden
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
$35 per person, Registration required
Details HERE

10th Annual Car Show & Street Festival
11 AM – 4 PM
on East Passyunk Ave in Philadelphia
Live music & DJs on every block, FREE moon bounce & kids entertainment, the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show at the Fountain, street food & drinks + over 140 antique, show, classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles!
$15 fee for participating cars, FREE for attendees
Details and schedule HERE

Mess Fest at The Franklin Institute – Art and Design
12 PM – 4 PM
Science turns slimy, oozy, gooey and explosive – See how art and engineering can collide into a beautiful mess! Bring your aspiring artists and engineers to build a bridge, fling paint with a catapult, save an egg from a messy end, and much more!
Details, ticket info and more HERE

West Chester History Train
2 PM
at West Chester Railroad
Details, tickets, prices and more HERE

FREE Concert – Lonnie Shields & Jesse Loewy Band
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
7:30 PM
Details HERE

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