Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 5/13 – 5/15

All Weekend

St. Denis Fun Fair 
May 4th – 7th and May 11th – 14th
at 300 East Eagle Road, Havertown,PA. 19083
Food, games, rides, outdoor DJ, casino, live music, beer garden and more
Details and schedule HERE

St James Regional Carnival
May 11th – 14th
500 Tome Street, Ridley Park PA
Rides-Games-Food. Affordable family fun! Log onto www.houghtoncarnival.comtosave $5.00 per wristband
Details HERE

Art in the Open Philadelphia
May 13th – 15th
Art in the Open (AiO) is a citywide, biennial, FREE event that will run along the Schuylkill River Banks Park- from the Fairmount Water Works to South Street.
AiO also hosts “Family Day”, a kid-friendly event on May 14th for families who loves arts and crafts. It takes place from 10:30am to 2:30pm, outside of the Fairmount Water Works.
Details HERE

4th Annual St Pio Festival
May 13th – 15th
1800 Pollack St, Philadelphia
Entertainment by The Soul Cruisers, DJ Gino Caporale, The Business- Carnival Games and Rides, Food and Craft Vendors, Basket Raffles – Homemade Wine and Cellos, Beer, Full Bar, and more
Details HERE

Cirque Du Solei OVO
May 11th – 15th
at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info 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

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

Chinese Lantern Festival
April 22nd – June 12th
at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Details HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park
at the Marina at Penns Landing
Details HERE

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE
Opening Day Saturday May 14th
Details 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 May 13, 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.

Book & Bake Sale
9 AM
at Swarthmore Library
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM -4 PM
at Haverford Township Library
Grades 6-12
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
No registration required
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
Registration required
Details HERE

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

BYOB Paint Party Fundraiser w/UnTapped Artistry
7 PM
at Rachel Kohl Community Library
Adults Only
$30 per ticket
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday May 14, 2016

24th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
Just place a bag (or bags) of non-perishable food items by your mailbox before your regular mail pickup on Saturday, May 14, and your letter carrier will do the rest. And all food remains in the community from which it was collected, to help stock local food pantries and other food charities.
This is a national event
Details HERE

Ridley Park Boro Wide Yard Sale
Details HERE

2016 Migratory Bird Day Celebration
7 AM – 2 PM
at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge
Details HERE

Book & Bake Sale
9 AM
at Swarthmore Library
Details HERE

Huge Community Yard Sale
9 AM
Riddlewood Sunnybrae Community Association
61 Homes will be participating
Details HERE

Annabelle’s Wish MEGA Yard Sale
9 AM – 2 PM
1815 Spring Valley Drive, Springfield PA (behind Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery on Sproul Road, off of Crestview or Crum Creek Roads)
Household items, clothing, kids’ stuff, beautiful home accessories, books, dvds, music and brand new items.
Sales benefit Anabelle’s Wish, an organization committed to meeting the financial needs of families of children with rare neurological disorders. Find out more on our website:
Raindate Sunday, May 15
Details HERE

1st Annual Prospect Park Youth Club Community Day
9 AM – 5 PM
at Witmer Field in Prospect Park
There will be many events and activities for the whole family to enjoy:
Home Run Derby
Home & School Bake Sale
Businesses/Community Booths
50/50 Drawing
Cow Pie Bingo

Details, cow pie bingo ticket info and more HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market Opening Day
121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall.
Saturdays 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th – December 3rd
Details HERE

Spring Swarthmore Makers Market
9:30 AM – 2 PM
432 Dartmouth Ave, Swarthmore
The Swarthmore Makers Market is outdoor fair in celebration of craft and design that consists of a curated selection of vendors of hand made goods, vintage apparel and home goods as well as specialty foods and live music. Sponsored by Harvey Oak Mercantile.
Details HERE

Aquatic Bug Hunt at Tyler Arboretum (ages 5 and up)
10 AM – 11:30 AM
FREE for members, $12 non-members
Details and registration info HERE

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

Free Shredding Event for Aston Residents
10 AM – 1 PM
at Aston Library Parking Lot
Free shredding event in our parking lot. Aston Residents only. Limit of 5 boxes (maximum size 12″ x 18″) or 5 paper bags per person.
Details HERE

Book Sale
10 AM – 3 PM
by Upper Darby/Sellers Library at Sellers Library in the barn
Details HERE

Ridley Park Athletic Club’s 3rd Annual Trout Fishing Tournament
10 AM – 4 PM
at Ridley Lake
Check in will start at 8:45 so come early and get your spot. It will be a lot faster check in for you if you sign up online.
Prizes include trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and there are a lot of great prizes for all of the tagged fish caught. There will be at least 40 tagged fish with each one caught getting a prize.
Adults are $20, Kids 15 & Under are $12 online or $15 the day of the event.
Details and online registration info HERE

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

Russian Story Time
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
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!
Details HERE

Middletown Township Community Day
11 AM – 3 PM
at the Penn  State Brandywine Campus
Rain or shine
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

Urban Farming and Self-Sustainable Living
12 PM – 1 PM
at Tinicum Library
An intriguing and informative presentation on growing your own healthy fruits and vegetables.  You’ll learn tips and techniques for germinating seeds, growing, maintaining and harvesting your crops, and even composting!
Registration by Thursday, May 12.  Children must be accompanied by an adult
Details 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

Plant Exchange with Master Gardener
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Bring in plants that you don’t want and exchange them for something new for your garden.  There will be a table set up in the lower library lobby near the vending machines for the plants.  During the plant exchange, Penn State Master Gardener Joe Daniels will be available to talk to you about transplanting, growth and ways to keep your plants alive.  The Friends will be holding their paperback, DVD, and children’s book sale at the same time as the plant exchange.  Pick up a book and a plant!
Details HERE

Paperback and DVD Sale at Ridley Township Library
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Science Saturday at Hagley Museum – Grow Your Garden
1 PM – 4 PM
Grow your knowledge of plants and biology. Families work together to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges.
Details and Admission and ticket info HERE

Sunday May 15, 2016

Super Flea Market hosted by Delco News Network
8 AM – 3 PM
at Delaware County Community College, Rte 252 & Media Line Rd, Media PA
FREE parking

Antique Car Show at Linvilla Orchards
9 AM – 4 PM
More than 250 spectacularly restored and maintained antique, classic and muscle cars will be on display.
Rain or Shine
Details HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 5 PM
7 N Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr PA
100+ vendors & food trucks
Art, Antiques, Handmade & Vintage
Family and dog-friendly
Free admission, free parking
Live music and free kids crafts
Shop the Market & Visit the town
Details HERE

Build Your Own Terrarium/ Fairy Garden Class
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
$35 per person
Details and registration info HERE 

Paperback and DVD Sale at Ridley Township Library
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Tacos for Rocco (Proceeds from event directly aid local families fighting pediatric cancer)
1 PM – 5 PM
at Heritage Ballroom & Barnabys of Ridley, 2107 MacDade Blvd, Holmes PA
There will be live entertainment, face painters, authentic food, delicious drink specials, free prizes & giveaways and much, much more!
Proceeds directly aid local families fighting pediatric cancer. For Rocco’s story and more information about Rally for Rocco goto:
– Mexican Taco Buffet (Build Your Own Tacos)
– Nacho’s Grande Station
– 1st Drink Free
– DJ
– Face Painters
– Pinata
– Photobooth
– Dunk Tank
– Kids Contests
– Sombreros
– Barnaby’s Gift Cards
– Free t-shirt for children 12 & under
– Adult tickets are $15 & includes your frist drink FREE, taco buffet
– Children 12 & under are $10 and includes your first soft drink FREE, taco buffet & t-shirt

Tickets can be bought in advance or at the door. Cash only at the door
Details HERE

Reclaim, Recycle, Upcycle! at Tyler Arboretum (for ages 5+)
1:30 PM – 3 PM
$10 members, $15 non-members
Details and registration info HERE

Narberth Spring Music & Arts Festival
2 PM – 7 PM
Details HERE

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