Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 6/10 – 6/12

All Weekend

Betsy Ross House Flag Festival
June 11 – 18
10 am – 5 pm
Celebrate Flag Day in the birthplace of Old Glory with a week of fun festivities for the whole family at the Betsy Ross House.
Flag Festival 2016 kicks off at the start of National Flag Week on June 11 with Stars & Stripes Saturday, a mini carnival in the Betsy Ross House courtyard with carnival games, juggling and circus acts, and a Punch and Judy Puppet show.
Highlights of the week include visits from Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, crafts for kids, a Flag Day Proclamation and the Philadelphia Flag Day Association’s Naturalization Ceremony.
Stars & Stripes Saturday event is free with admission. All other Flag Festival activities are free.
Details 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

Miss Nelson has a Field Day
at Walnut Street Theater
June 3rd to June 11th
Details, schedule and ticket info HERE

The Jungle Book
at Media Theater
June 4th – August 21st
Details, tickets and schedule 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

Philly Beer Week’s 2016 Official Beer Garden
June 4th – June 12th
at Spruce Street Harbor Park
Opening Weekend with Art Star Pop-Up Market, 11am-11pm
Opening weekend of Philly Beer Week’s Official Beer Garden kicks off with beer sampling from a variety of breweries alongside an expanded Art Star Pop-Up Market on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy tasty craft brews while browsing beautiful artwork and handcrafted wares from local artisans.
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Music, roller skating, mini golf, food and more!
Details and schedule HERE

FREE Yoga on the Waterfront
at Race Street Pier in Philadelphia
April 2nd – October 30th
Details and schedules HERE

Free Outdoor Yoga at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Saturdays June 4 – August 29 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Dhyana Yoga Presents FREE OUTDOOR YOGA in beautiful Franklin Square starting on June 4th! Join us outside for a practice that will make you sweat, laugh, breathe, and believe in the powerful effects of Yoga. All are welcome! Bring a Yoga mat or a big towel to practice on, some water, and your friends to stretch and tone your way through the summer with Dhyana Yoga!
Every Monday 6:30-7:30pm and Every Saturday 9:30-10:30am (Weather permitting — Please check the Dhyana Yoga Outdoor Yoga Classes Facebook Page for weather updates and other information!)
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

Sesame Place
Details HERE

100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
Details and schedule 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 
Totally Turtles Weekend June 4th & 5th
Details and ticket info 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 June 10, 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.

Game Day
2 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Teens get to talk and form friendships and rivalries while they play video games.
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

$5 after 5 PM at Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Silent Auction Social
6 PM – 8 PM
at Newtown Public Library
Join the Friends for a fun evening. We’ll have a silent auction of new or nearly new items donated by Friends and enjoy some social time!
Donations accepted at the library June 4 – 10 during library hours.
Come and bring a friend. Please RSVP!
Details HERE

Kids Splash Party
6 PM – 9 PM
at Glenolden Swim Club
$8.00 per kid-includes admission, a slice of pizza and a drink. Adults are free
Details HERE

Middletown Presbyterian Church Movie Night – Zootopia
6:30 PM
Details HERE

Movie Night at Hoffman Park
8:30 PM
Details HERE

Saturday June 11, 2016

Antique/Vintage/Merchant Market + Second Saturday & Music Festival
8 AM – 9 PM
on East Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia
Details and schedule HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
9 AM – 1 PM
Every Saturday through October 31st
Details, vendor schedule and more HERE

Annual Children’s Book Sale
9 AM – 2 PM
at Prospect Park Free Library
Books, Magazines, DVDs, Craft Finds and snacks
Details HERE

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

Gardening with Children
at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
FREE, Please register
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club Craft – You’re My Hero Card
at Michaels Craft Store
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Plant/Seed Exchange
10 AM – 1 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
Bring plants or seeds that you don’t want and exchange them for something new for your garden!
Details HERE

Wee Build
10 AM – 5 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Beach Bag Book Sale
10 AM – 5 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
The Friends of HTFL will host a book sale that features “beach reading” mystery, fiction, romance and children’s books – all paperback–for $1 each.
The sale takes place on the front sidewalk of the library. Refreshments will also be available to purchase with all proceeds benefiting the Library.
Details HERE

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is Tangled)
at Color to Canvas, 3720 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill PA
10:30 AM
Come watch the movie then paint the theme.
Great for kids ages 5-12
Space is limited, registration required
Cost: $15
Details HERE

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

The Secrets of Magic with Ran’D Shine
11 AM
at Prospect Park Free Library
A fast, fun and amazing show where magician Ran’D Shine performs magic tricks from a few of his favorite magic books.  However, he will also perform tricks that cannot be found anywhere in the world!  During the show you will witness objects appear, vanish, and transform!  this is a highly interactive show and participants will be invited on stage to assist with a trick or two.  This show is appropriate for all ages
Details HERE

Charlotte’s Web
at Hedgegrow Theater
11 AM & 1 PM
June 11th & 18th at 11 AM
Details and ticket info HERE

Spring Family Day at Clementon Park
11 AM – 9 PM
Details, ticket info and more 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

A Book Reading with Lorianne Siomades
at Linvilla Orchards
12 PM – 2 PM
This month Linvilla Orchards is proud to present our new friend Lorianne Siomades as she reads her new book Katy Did It.  Lorianne is an award-winning writer and illustrator of children’s books
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

hosted by Prospect Park Ladies Auxilary
1 PM – 4 PM
at the Prospect Park Firehouse, 10th & Lincoln Aves, Prospect Park
Admission $1
Cards 3 for 25 cents
Refreshments will also be available for sale.

Science Saturday – Tumbling Towers
at Hagley Museum
1 PM – 4 PM
Discover how buildings are designed to survive earthquakes.
Details and ticket info HERE

Let There Be Rock School LIVE!
1 PM – 5 PM
at RP McMurphy’s
Sat June 11th and Sun June 12th
ALL AGES!  60 Bands/Music / game room / Food and drinks available
Tickets will be sold at the door.  $5 tickets for kids under 18 and $10 tickets for adults.
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

16th Annual State Street Blues Stroll
State Street in Media
6 PM – 1 AM
Rain or Shine
22 Indoor Stages
2 Outdoor Stages
From Facebook page:
Adult Tickets:
Theatre + All Other Venues: $30 by WEB ONLY
All Venues Except Theatre:
$20 thru 6/10 – $25 on 6/11
Seniors & Veterans Discount: $20 on 6/11
WXPN Member Discounts Available
One Ticket gains admission to all venues.
Details HERE

Prospect Park Fireworks
7 PM
Witmer Field
Festivities start at 7:00PM Fireworks start at dusk. There will be a DJ so bring lawn chairs and blankets for a night of entertainment. Family and friends are welcome for a great night at Witmer Field in our beautiful town of Prospect Park.
Sunday June 12th is the Raindate for the Fireworks.
Details HERE

Sunday June 12, 2016

Build Your Own Terrarium/ Fairy Garden Class
at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
Fee $35 – Registration required
Details and registration HERE

50th Media Art Exhibition & Craft Fair
10 AM – 4 PM
State Street in Media
Details HERE

Let There Be Rock School LIVE!
1 PM – 5 PM
at RP McMurphy’s
Sat June 11th and Sun June 12th
ALL AGES!  60 Bands/Music / game room / Food and drinks available
Tickets will be sold at the door.  $5 tickets for kids under 18 and $10 tickets for adults.
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

Teen Jewelry Class
at Michaels Craft Store
2 PM – 3:30 PM
Use cords to create your own dreamy necklace. Supplies not included. Cost of supplies up to $23
Details and registration info HERE

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