Delaware County PA Weekend Events and Family Fun 5/20 – 5/22

All Weekend

2016 Upper Darby Greek Festival
May 19th – May 22nd
at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Corner of Marshall Rd & Powell Lane
Authentic Greek Food, pastries, dancers, live music and more
Details, times and HERE

9th Street Italian Market Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
Saturday & Sunday
Outdoor music, vendors and more
Rain or Shine
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

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

The Secret Garden
at the Arden Theater
May 12th – June 19th
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
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Fishing at Orchard Lake
Saturdays & Sundays 8am – 4pm
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 20, 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
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

Block Party
3:30 PM
at Rachel Kohl Community Library
For ages 2 and up. A Block Party is an hour long free play session with a set of wooden blocks of people, vehicles, & animals. Kids have the freedom to build and play as they wish.
Details HERE

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

Pizza & Movie NightTim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland (2010)
5 PM – 7:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Free pizza & water for families who register, and a craft afterwards! Registration is required so Mr. Jason can order enough pizza.
Feel free to donate a few $$ to help with the cost of pizza, or bring a snack/beverage to share with the group!
Details HERE

$5 after 5 PM at Delaware Children’s Museum
DCM Scavenger Hunt
Do you have sharp eyes? Are you an “Eye Spy” master? Look high and low around the Museum to spot our hidden objects! Once you’ve found the hidden items, turn in your completed scavenger hunt for a cool prize! Make sure you stop and play along the way!
Details HERE

Saturday May 21, 2016

Flea Market
9 AM – 2 PM
at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 501 Chester Pike, Norwood
Rain or Shine
Vendor tables, lunch, snacks and a bake sale
Event raises funds for the annual Vacation Bible School

Swarthmore Farmers Market 
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

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Coconut Oil, Lavender & Sea Salt Scrub Class
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
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.
$20 per person
Registration required
Details and registration info HERE

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

Troop 51251 Providence Animal Shelter (Old Delco SPCA) Donation Drive
10 AM – 2 PM
at the Parking Lot on the Morton Ave side of the Ridley Township Municipal Building
Donate old blankets and towels to be used by the shelter
Details HERE

Book Sale
10 AM – 3 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Details HERE

Haverford Kids’ Comic Fest
10 AM – 3 PM
at Haverford Middle School, 1701 Darby Rd
Kid and teen fun – panels, workshops, meet comic creators and more
Suggested donation $5 per person or $10 per family
Details HERE

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

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

People’s Light Theater Workshop
1 PM – 2 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Young people ages 9 and up are welcome.  No need to read the story before you come to the workshop.  All attendees will receive a free copy of the novel to keep.
Details and registration info HERE

Wood Surface Workshop
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Create your own vase inspired by Michaels Maker Jennifer Rizzo from Buy the vase and the supplies are free.
Details and registration HERE

Meditation Saturday
1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Join Rich Conti from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group for “Meditation Saturdays.” These workshops will cover various topics related to meditation. Everyone is welcome regardless of prior experience. The workshops will be held in the lower library meeting room.
Because of limited space, registration is required.
Details HERE

Spring Family Day at Clementon Park & Splash World
2 PM – 9 PM
Rides, slides, DJ entertainment and festivities  FREE parking, Fireworks Spectacular at the end of the day. 
Clementon Park & Splash World is open weather permitting. If Park is closed due to weather, a rain date will not be scheduled and all tickets will become valid for a one-time visit through June 30, 2016. Some rides and attractions may not be open for this event.
Details and ticket info HERE

Welcome Home Over 125  WWII Veterans from their “Tour of Honor” in Washington D.C.
at St Kevin’s Church, 200 W Sproul Rd, Springfield PA
6:15 PM
Open to the public
More info HERE

Sunday May 22, 2016

Medicine Cabinet Herb Garden
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
Learn to build your own Herbal Medicine Garden. Herbs have been known for their healing abilities for centuries. Come to the Garden Center where our staff will help you to build your own Medicinal Garden. We have many herbs and healing plants to choose from! Class includes instruction from our knowledgeable staff plus 3 plants, a planter and soil. 
Fee $35
Registration required
Details and registration info HERE

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