Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 4/8 – 4/10

All Weekend

Norwood Fire Company Carnival
April 6th – 10th
at 401 East Winona Ave, Norwood
Ride all rides for one low price. Log onto to purchase wristbands in advance to save $5.00 per band. Rides-Games-Food.
Details HERE

Media Restaurant Weeks
Sunday, April 3, 2016 — Friday, April 15, 2016
Media Restaurant Weeks returns this year in the first two weeks of April and the first two weeks in November. Enjoy 3-5 courses at some of your favorite Media restaurants for $30. Tax, alcohol, & gratuity are not included. There will be free parking after 5pm. Visit Media Restaurant Weeks for a list of participating restaurants. Reservations are highly recommended.

Ridley Drama Group presents Into the Woods
April 1st – 10th
at Ridley High School
**The show contains some mature content. Parental Discretion is advised.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door!
Performance Dates:
Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM
To purchase your tickets in advance, visit:

Details HERE

Sleeping Beauty
at Media Theater
March 12th – May 22nd
Saturdays at 11 AM, Sundays at 12 PM
For ages 4 and up
**No Shows Sunday March 27th or Saturday April 2nd
Details and ticket info HERE

Freckleface Strawberry The Musical
at Walnut Street Theater
Mar 31st – Apr 16th
Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
at the Arden Theater
April 6th – June 12th
Details, tickets, showtimes and more info HERE

Longwood Gardens 
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards 
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Be sure to check out these special exhibits: The Science Behind Pixar and Lost Egypt
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences – Animal Superhero Weekend
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 April 8, 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.

NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Parade to Celebrate Villanova Men’s Basketball Team
1 PM
Begins at 20th & Market Sts, Philadelphia and ends at Dilworth Park
Details HERE

Game Day – For Teens
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
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

Arts & Crafts 
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Friday Film – Creed – PG-13
6:30 PM – 8:45 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Registration required – seating is limited to adults
Details HERE

Saturday April 9, 2016

Ridley FREE Health Awareness and Family Fun Day
9 AM – 12 PM
at Ridley High School, 901 Morton Ave, Folsom PA
Information stations, games, open swim at the pool, raffles, screenings and more
Details HERE
Event is preceeded by the Ridley 5K Run at 8 AM – more info about the Ridley Run can be found HERE

Ardmore Music Hall’s Family Jam
featuring Baby Loves Disco and Alex & The Kaleidoscope
10 AM
at The Ardmore Music Hall
Kids Zone Upstairs with balloon artist, face-painting, arts and crafts + full kids brunch menu. 
Downstairs cash bar for non-driving parents, family photo booth and amazing music by Alex & The Kaleidoscope plus DJ SJ (Welsh Valley); DJ N-Rocc (Bala Middle School) and special guest MC Flash (Baby Loves Disco).
Details and ticket info HERE

Gardening with Children at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
This month Miss Marcia will be talking about Mason Bees! Learn all there is to know about these wonderful pollinators.  Children will make their very own Mason Bee house to take home with them.  Call 610-876-7116 to register *No Charge*
Details HERE

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

Upper Merion Farmers Market Spring Market
10 AM – 12 PM
at 175 W Valley Forge Rd, King of Prussia PA
Details HERE

Kite Day: Celebrate One Book, Every Young Child!
10:30 AM
at  Radnor Memorial Library
The Radnor Library will host a special storytime about Bear and Mole’s kite adventure from the picture book Kite Day by Will Hillenbrand.  Children age 2-5 and their families are invited to the Winsor Room for stories, songs, activities, and a craft. Each family will leave with a copy of the book as well! Please sign up beginning March 25. For more info about Pennsylvania’s One Book, Every Young Child program, go to
Registration required
Details HERE

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

“Hurrah Happy Earth Day” YogAmi~Kids Yoga Storytime
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Kids Yoga, Songs, Stories, Art Let’s celebrate the meaning of “Earth Day” through kids yoga, songs, stories, and art with Allison DeSalvo of World of Song, a spring reveals itself, filling our natural world with new life and colors. Children will explore caring for the earth through a yoga adventure while traveling from the city to the country. On our journey we’ll see seeds sprouting, flowers and trees blooming, rivers thawing, water flowing, and eggs cracking as animals are born in the beauty and joy-filled expression of the season! The 3 Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle – will be introduced as well, and our craft will be made from recycled materials
Geared for Ages 2 – 7 ~ All Welcome! 
Space Limited~Reservations Requested. 
Go to “Events” at for more information. 
Suggested Donation $10 – one child/ $15 – two or more children per family. 
Pay What You Can 🙂 Your contributions supports family programming on 2nd Saturdays! Location: Media Arts Council Gallery, 609 West State St., Media, 19063. Call 267-282-1242.
Details HERE

The Pennsylvania Ballet II presents The Jungle Book
11 AM
at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Especially created for families with children ranging from preschool through fifth grade, this is a completely original ballet production — from the choreography, to the music, to the sets and costumes.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Free D-I-Y Bike Repair Clinic
11 AM – 2 PM
at the Media Fire Station, 11 S Jackson St, Media, PA.
Details HERE

Free Saturday Public Boating
Every Saturday from 11am – 3pm, the public can explore the Schuylkill River by rowboat or kayak from the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse
Details HERE

What’s Hot for Kids – Shopkins Swap
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
12 PM – 1 PM
Details and registration info HERE

Family Day Community ReadOn Meadowview Street and Grandma Gatewood’s Walk
12 PM – 1 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Backyard Science
12 PM – 2 PM
at Delaware Museum of Natural History
Messy science – all that fun stuff you might not get to do at home – try it here, in our backyard! We’ll have live animal encounters, stomp rockets, watermelons crushed by rubber bands, oobleck, and more hands-on, minds-on fun!
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
For all ages and all skill levels, this chess program is a fun place to play and learn!
Details HERE

Science Saturday – What’s in Your Dirt?
at Hagley Museum
1 PM – 4 PM
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Zumbathon Charity Event for Autism
2 PM – 4 PM
at Olivet Presbyterian Church, 1001 Washington Ave, Prospect Park PA
Join several instructors for a dynamic dance workout to raise money and awareness for individuals with Autism. All proceeds will benefit a non-profit organization called Louie’s Voice which helps families & individuals affected by Autism, by providing financial, emotional, & advisory support methods. April is Autism Awareness Month so come shake your booty for a good cause!
Details HERE

East Hinckley Freeze Out at Judy’s Homemade Ice Cream
2 PM – 4 PM
19 East Hinckley Ave, Ridley Park
Free Baby Cone of your favorite ice cream, Guest Scoopers Batman, Superman, Ben Franklin and Councilman Dan Broadhurst
$2 Family and Friends Professional Photos – Proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Digital Photos emailed at a later date
Details HERE

Russian Story Time
2:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
“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
Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner.

Suggested donation: $1-$2 to support the library
Details HERE

Peppa Pig Live! at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia
6 PM
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Media Second Saturday Arts Stroll
6 PM – 9 PM
State Street in Media
Details HERE

14th Annual Americana Roots Ramble Music Festival in Downtown Media
7 PM – 1 AM
Features a diverse variety of American Roots Music: from early Rock & Roll, Rockabilly and Classic Rhythm & Blues to Bluegrass, Folk and Zydeco. Acts are presented in indoor restaurant venues.
Details  and ticket info HERE

Symphony at the Movies
performed by the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra
7:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Sunday April 10, 2016

Art Museum Area Restaurant Week
From Sunday, April 10 through Saturday, April 16 explore the flavors that define the Art Museum Area in Philadelphia. Enjoy special seasonally-inspired prix fixe menus from $15 – $35 at these participating restaurants. Bon appetit!
Details and list of participating restaurants HERE and HERE

Coconut Oil, Lavender & Sea Salt Scrub Class at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
One of our*New* Natural Series classes! Our Garden Center Staff will guide you in making your very own jars of Homemade Lavender Scrub to make your skin smooth for the warmer weather.  All supplies included.  Call 610-876-7116 to register.  Fee $20
Details HERE

The Beatles:Band of the Sixties
2 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Explore the music of the Beatles spanning the full 1960’s.  Dr. Aaron Krerowicz, America’s only full-time professional Beatles scholar, will use music, audio clips, and excerpts from interviews with the band members.
Registration required
Details HERE

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  1. I’m running a Ladies Night fundraiser event this Friday, April 15th at the Clifton Hieghts Fire Hall. The event is a fun night of shopping and pampering. Could you please add it to the list of events? Thank you!

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