Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 2/5 – 2/7

All Weekend

Philadelphia Auto Show
Jan 31st – Feb 7th
at The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA
Details, ticket info and times 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 amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Friday February 5, 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

Freedom Fridays
3 pm
at Lansdowne Library
Play all sorts of video games with your friends in this freeplay event!
Details HERE

Meet the Clowns from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
at Chick-Fil-A at Lima
1190 W Baltimore Pike, Media, PA
3:15 – 4:00 pm
Free popcorn and fun for all!
Details HERE

Art Time
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE 

Teen/Tween Movie Night – Goosebumps
6 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Watch Goosebumps and enjoy pizza and snacks.
Registration is not required
Details HERE

Teen Movie Night: Jurassic World
6 PM – 8 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Snacks will be provided!
For teens in grades 6 to 12.
No registration, just drop in!
Details HERE

Saturday February 6, 2016

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!

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Valentines Mailbox
9 AM – 12 PM
at Participating Home Depot Stores
FREE
Designed for children ages 5 – 12
Details and Registration info HERE

Sensory Yoga Storytime
10 AM
at Radnor Memorial Library
A unique Yoga storytime that incorporates sensory experience designed for children age 3-7 with special needs
Registration required
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club Craft – Cupid’s Arrow Valentine
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

Chinese New Year at the Reading Terminal Market
10 AM – 4 PM
Decorations, activities, food and fun
Details HERE

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

Preparing for the Great Backyard Bird Count
11 AM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details 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 and registration info HERE

Wee Build – Family Construction Fun
12 PM – 1 PM
at Darby Free Library
WEE BUILD is a program for families and children of all ages. Library provides you with the components to construct anything that you can imagine. Let your creative juices flow!
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

Fun Family Craft Time – Chalkboard Frame
at Michaels Craft Store
1 PM – 3 PM
** From the website: Supplies are included when you buy the frame.
Details and registration info 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 on Saturday Feb 6th AND Sat Feb 13th.
Family  friendly – All Ages! Food / Drinks / Game room !
These shows are open to the public so come one come all!
Details HERE

Gaming After Dark
6:30 PM -9 PM
at Marple Public Library
Teens take over the library on Saturday nights! 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. Please come to the front door of the library to be let in.
Details HERE

Sunday February 7, 2016

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!

Asian New Year at The Philadelphia Art Museum
10 AM – 3 PM
Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with a performance by Dance China NY, a Chinese lantern art activity, calligraphy demonstrations, and tours focused on East Asian art.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

First Sundays for Families at Brandywine River Museum – Valentine’s Day cards and crafts
11 AM – 1 PM
Details, admission info and more HERE

Chinese New Year Celebration
12 PM
State Street in Media PA
Celebrate the “Year of the Monkey” with Philadelphia’s premiere “Lion Dancers” Hung Gar Kung Fu Academy.
Details HERE

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park
1 PM – 4 PM
1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia PA
Performances from the Philadelphia Suns Lion Dance troupe and the University of Pennsylvania Chinese Dance Club. Skaters will also receive giveaways wishing them good fortune for the Year of the Monkey.
Details HERE

Valentines Zentangle
2 PM – 4 PM
at Marple Public Library
Registration required
Details HERE

Midnight Lion Dance Performance
10 PM – 1:30 AM
at 10th & Race Sts, Philadelphia PA
On Chinese New Year’s Eve, the Midnight Parade will be a good way to welcome in the Year of the Horse. Celebrate with firecrackers and watch the amazing lion dances featuring the Philadelphia Suns. This parade will begin at 10th and Race Streets and continue throughout Chinatown.
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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