Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 2/12 – 2/14

All Weekend

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
Details, hours, prices, events and more HERE

Rothman Ice Skating Rink
at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia
November 13, 2015 – February 28, 2016
Details, pricing and parking info HERE

Peter Pan and Wendy: A New Musical
Weekends, Jan 23rd – Feb 28th
at Media Theater
Details, tickets, prices, times and more info HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
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
See my review and more info HERE

Friday February 12, 2016

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 can be found under each event on the calendar.

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Township Library
For Grades 6-12
No registration required
Come relax and play a game! A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play.
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Craft
3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Ages 3-10 (adult supervision required for younger children)
Registration required
Details HERE

Friday Film – Bridge of Spies – PG-13
6:30 PM – 8:45 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Registration required – space limited
Details HERE

Saturday February 13, 2016

Kids Club Craft – Valentine Dreamcatcher
at Michaels Craft Store
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM – 12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Bring your project, whatever it is—fabric, fiber, paper, or jewelry—to the library and connect with other crafters!
Share your favorite tips and learn a few as well.
Details HERE

Wild at Heart (Family Friendly Event)
10 AM – 4 PM
at the Philadelphia Zoo
Details, ticket info, pricing and more HERE

Celebration of Black Love
at the African American Museum in Philadelphia
10 AM – 5 PM
Join Macy’s and the African American Museum in Philadelphia for a family fun-filled day of hearts and crafts.
We will explore what love truly means to ourselves, our parents, siblings, friends and community.
Make your own kindness cards to take home to share. Have your face painted by local artist Latonia Brown. Learn about the language of the fan and its connection to love through a Cuban- inspired fan-making craft. Enjoy a double feature film screening on love of family, culture, dance, and art through the lens of Spike Lee’s Crooklyn and Nick Doob’s Carmen and Geoffrey. Take a tour of Audacious Freedom: African American’s in Philadelphia from 1776-1876 and AAMP’s latest exhibit Drapetomanía: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba to experience the love that has allowed black people to endure and inspires them to retell stories and create images that celebrate their triumphs.

Details, ticket info and more HERE

Holistic Wellness and Psychic Fair
10 AM – 5 PM
at Knights of Columbus, 1195 Haverford Rd, Crum Lynne
FREE Admission
Psychics, vendors and more
Partial proceeds to benefit Delco SPCA

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

“Be My Valentine” YogAmi Storytime
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
at Media Arts Center/Gallery, 609B West State Street (off Baltimore Pike) in Media
Kids Yoga, Music, Stories, Games & Art
Geared for Ages 2 – 7 ~ All Welcome!
Space Limited~Reservations Requested
Suggested: $10 – one child/ $15 – two or more children per family
Pay What You Can
Details HERE

Life-Sized Candyland
11 AM – 1 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Join the magical world of Candy Land as Radnor Memorial Library’s Children’s Department is transformed into a life-sized board game complete with visits from your favorite characters. Drop in any time between 11:00am to 1:00pm to play; no need to register!
Fun for the whole family
Details HERE

Victorian Valentine’s Day at Hagley Museum
11 AM – 4 PM
Guests can enjoy decorating a candy bar wrapper, designing a Valentine’s card, and nibbling a gingerbread heart
Details, tickets and more info HERE

Wee Build
12 PM – 1 PM
at Darby Free Library
For families and children of all ages – use your imagination to build!
Details HERE

Love Changes Everything Adoption Event (Adopt a dog, puppy or kitten)
12 PM – 4 PM
at the King of Prussia Mall
in the Court mall in front of Macy’s on the lower level
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Come to play, practice, and learn the ultimate strategy game with tutors and peers.
Details HERE

Let There Be Rock School LIVE!
1 PM – 5 PM
at R.P Mc Murphy’s 2623 MacDade Blvd
60 + bands take over Rock & Roll
Family friendly – All Ages! Food / Drinks / Game room !
These shows are open to the public so come one come all!
Details HERE

The Underground Rail Road Game
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
This game provides a lot of fun while simultaneously educating kids about the rich history of the Underground Rail Road. 
Details HERE

Family Movie Time – Hotel Transylvania 2 – PG
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Media -UP Library
No registration needed
Details HERE

Lovin’ on the Wild Side (ADULTS ONLY EVENT)
6:30pm-9:30 the following morning

This adults-only overnight adventure is perfect for adventurous couples! Bring your sweetie and experience the Zoo after dark in this Valentine’s themed program for couples. Learn from Zoo experts why understanding the little known and often bizarre mating rituals can help save a species.
Details, ticket info, pricing and more HERE

Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll
6 PM – 9 PM
Details HERE

Sunday February 14, 2016

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Delaware Museum of Natural History – FREE Sunday Morning Sponsored by M&T Bank
9:30 AM – 12 PM
Details HERE

Sweetheart Skate
at Marple Sports Arena
12 PM – 4:30PM
Mention this ad and get two for one skating admission!
Details HERE

Family Second Sunday Workshop – Destination Egypt: Hieroglyphic Valentines
1 PM – 4 PM
at the Penn Museum
Work with mixed media to create a valentine, complete with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Haverford Twp. Free Library
1 PM – 5 PM
Come indulge your sweet tooth and decorate a heart-shaped cookie.
Details HERE

Family Black History Month Celebration
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Celebrate the lives of famous African-Americans in history through stories, music, and a craft. Please call 610-566-1918 to register.
Ages 5 and up. 
This program will be held at the Media Library’s temporary location at the Media Firehouse, 2nd Floor, 11 S. Jackson Street, Media
Details HERE

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Skates
5 PM – 10:30 PM
at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Treat your sweetheart to something special this Valentine’s Day. Sweetheart Skates at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest features one of the most romantic settings in the city with plenty of reasons to cozy up to that someone special.
Special Sweetheart Skate sessions are 5-6:30PM, 7-8:30PM, and 9-10:30PM. The $25 ticket includes chocolates, flowers, photo booth, and a DJ taking your special requests. Food and specialty cocktails can be purchased on-site from Garces Group and Franklin Fountain.
Want to stay longer after skating? Feel free to hang out, get a drink, enjoy the fire pits and the romantic cottages.

Details HERE

Sweetheart Skate
7 PM – 11 PM
at Rothman Rink at Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia
Skate to your favorite love songs, presented by a live DJ, and dedicate a tune to your sweetheart. There will be complimentary hot chocolate and flowers, plus free photo keepsakes in the Lovers Photo Booth.
$20 per person. Includes: admission, skate rental, hot chocolate and giveaways.
Plus, the Rothman Cabin provides a cozy location for you and your date to enjoy cocktails and a bite before or after skating, including a Sweetheart Skate special of Churros with Mexican chocolate sauce.
Sweetheart Skate is presented by Whole Foods Market Philly.
Regular admission and rental rates not available during Sweetheart Skate.
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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