Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 2/19 – 2/21

All Weekend

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS
at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
2/17/16 – 2/21/16
Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE

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 19, 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

Ye Game Day
3 PM – 4 PM
at Yeadon Library
Details HERE

Brianna’s Book Club
3 PM – 4:30 PM
at Yeadon Library
If you’re a kid who loves to read and chat about it then Join us every Friday at 3:00pm for Brianna’s Book club!
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

Bob Moses Algebra Project
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Join us for another interesting afternoon! This week, we feature, “The Bob Moses Algebra Project.” The Algebra Project is a national U.S. mathematics literacy effort aimed at helping low-income students and students of color successfully achieve mathematical skills.
Details HERE

Hip Hop Dance Class
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
at Yeadon Library
Join Yeadon Public Library Teens and children for Hip Hop Class. All children and Teens are welcome! Sign up at the front desk!
Details HERE

Pizza and a Movie Night – Princess and the Frog
5 PM – 7:15 PM
Register & come to the Middletown Free Library to enjoy FREE pizza & water while we watch Princess & the Frog. After the flick, we will make a craft. Pizza is provided by the library, but feel free to donate $$ or bring a snack to help the library with its budget.
Registration required
Details HERE

Super Smash Bros Tournament
5:30 PM – 8 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Compete in a Super Smash Bros Wii U tournament or just enjoy some free play!
For teens in grades 6 to 12.
Registration opens Wed, 1/20. Permission slip required.
Details HERE

Cafe 3 Afterschool Program Black History Month Celebration
6:30 PM – 8 PM
at Yeadon Library
Join the Cafe 3 Students as they express themselves through Poetry, Praise Dance, Singing, Hip Hop Dance, and more
Details HERE

Saturday February 20, 2016

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

Heart Healthy Rodeo: A Kid’s Health Event
10 AM – 12 PM
Mosey on over for this fun-filled event where students can learn about the heart! Learn everything from healthy snacking and what the heart sounds like to heart healthy words of wisdom from a cardiologist. This event is for children ages 6–13.
Event is FREE But registration is required
Details 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

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

Mummers Mardi Gras Parade
11 AM Parade – With additional events and fun til 6 PM
Main Street in Manayunk
This event produces a full day of family-friendly activities such as face painting, photo booths, and much more! Meet the Mummers at their “Clubhouses” for the day and enjoy performances, photo-ops, and food and drink!
Details HERE

3D Glasses Workshop
11 AM – 12 PM
Ages 13 – 17
Bring Your Smartphone!
Registration required – Seating is limited!
Details HERE

Maker Event at Hagley Museum
11 AM – 4 PM
Enjoy a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. The event features demonstrations from area makers showcasing craftsmanship and technology including drones, drawbots, lampworking, glass etching, and a pop-up makerspace for visitors to tinker with recycled items and more
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Read in Russian Story Time
12 PM – 1 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner.
“Learn, move and play along as we read old favorite and modern Russian children fairy tales, poems and rhymes. Join us at the Middletown Free Library for fun reading activities, meet friends and practice Russian. This is a lively language enrichment story time for babies and toddlers, but ALL ages are welcome to come and learn some Russian words & phrases!
Registration is requested as space is limited.
Suggested donation: $1-$2 to support the library
Details HERE

Wee Build
12 PM – 1 PM
at Darby Free Library
WEE BUILD is a program for families and children of all ages. We provide you with the components to construct anything that you can imagine. Let your creative juices flow!
Put together a skyscraper or a space shuttle. Have Fun!
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

LEGO Builders: Star Wars Edition 
1 PM – 2 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Our February theme for LEGO Builders is Star Wars.  Come make some new friends and spend quality time with your family.  We’ll start with a quick story story followed by creative construction.  Then we’ll vote on the theme for March.  Start thinking of ideas!  Kids aged 5 through 12 are invited to attend.  Register NOW by phone or just stop in!
Details HERE

Gaming Club
1 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Join us after hours for all types of games. Bring handhelds, tablets, board games, or play one of our consoles.
This program is free and open to grades 9-12. No registration is required.
Details HERE

Teen Anime, Pizza, and Giveaways
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Media-UP Free Library
Get ready for chibis, big eyes and big drama. Watch anime, work on coloring sheets, check out our new graphic novels, eat pizza, and be eligible for prizes! This program will be held at the Media Library’s temporary location at the Media Firehouse, 2nd flr, 11 S. Jackson St. Please register so we can order enough pizza. Ages 13-18.
Registration required
Details HERE

Sunday February 21, 2016

East Passyunk Avenue Restaurant Week
Feb 21st – Feb 27th
on East Passyunk Ave in Philadelphia
Feast on a 3-course prix fixe lunch and/or dinner at 24 of our award-winning restaurants for either $15, $25 or $35.
This year’s participants are: Adobe Café, Bing Bing, Birra, Brigantessa, Cantina los Caballitos, El Sarape, Fond, Gennaro’s Tomato Pie, Izumi, Le Virtu, Mamma Maria Ristorante, Marra’s, Noir, Noord, Palladino’s, Paradiso, Plenty, POPE, P’unk Burger, Stateside, Stogie Joe’s, Townsend, Tre Scalini, and Will
Details HERE

Meet Ms. Sojourner Truth: Historical Program 
2 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
This program is open to all ages.
Details HERE

PAWS for Reading
4 PM – 5 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Read to a PAWS therapy dog – Students age 5 and up may sign up for as many as 3 of the six sessions with additional opportunities in the summer.
Registration required
Details HERE

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

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  1. So many great activities in Philly this weekend. We love visiting Philly.
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