Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 7/15 – 7/17

All Weekend

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

Spruce Street Harbor Park
at the Marina at Penns Landing
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
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 July 15, 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.

Lego Board Game
10 AM – 11 AM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Entering Grades 1 & 2.
Make, play and take home a boardgame to use with your own legos.
All materials provided.
Registration required – space limited
Details HERE

Camp Creativity – Pet City
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
$5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions
Details and registration info HERE

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents Bye Bye Birdie!
10:30 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and Ticket info HERE

Family Summer Show – Alex and the Kaleidoscope
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Ridley Township Library
Suitable for ages 3-10, but all are welcome.
Programs are free, and registration is not required. Groups of 10 or more must call in advance.
Details HERE

Transportation TalesRTMSD School Bus, PA State Police, and Laxton’s Garbage Truck
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
at Middletown Free Library
10:30am–Story Time
11am–Vehicle Time
Our extremely popular summer story time series is back! Mr. Jason does a normal story time & reads books about community vehicles. After story time, he leads the group outside to Weather’s Motors’ grass lot for kids & families to see those very same vehicles!!!
Registration is required for the story time aspect, as space is limited in our community room. But ALL are welcome to go outside and check out the vehicles! Click on the date to reserve your spot(s)!
Details HERE

Brain Wash Game Show
3 PM – 4 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Have you ever wanted to be on a game show?  Now is your chance!
Join MC Eric Dasher as he finds out who is the smartest kid in Ridley!  Prizes awarded!
in Garling Hall.
Grades 5-12
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Movie – Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG, 98 minutes)
3 PM – 4:45 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Children may bring blankets, pillows, and snacks.
Space is limited – registration required
Details HERE

Recess Monkey Concert at Longwood Gardens
5 PM & 7 PM
Fun for the whole family!
Details and ticket info HERE

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

Kidchella 2016 (Day 2)
6 PM – 7:30 PM
at Smith Memorial Playground in Philadelphia
Rain or shine
Details and ticket info HERE

British Invasion Tribute Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Ridley Township Swim Club Designer Bag Bingo
8 PM – 11 PM
Academy Rd & Kedron Ave, Folsom (across from Frontier Saloon and Charlie’s Hamburgers)
$25 per person includes 10 games regular bingo, door prizes, pretzels and iced tea.
Tickets can be purchased at the front desk 

Saturday July 16, 2016

Indoor Phila Flea Market at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia
8 AM – 4 PM
Vendors From The Tri-State Area Featuring Antique Furniture, Vintage Jewelry,
Clothing & Accessories, Glassware, Pottery, Primitives & Much More!
Free Admission / ATM / Handicap Accessible
GPS: 300 S. Broad Street, Phila, PA 19102
Details HERE

FREE Fishing Day at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
9 AM – 12 PM
Details HERE

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

Sensory Yoga Storytime
10 AM
at Radnor Township Building, 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
Yoga storytime incorporating sensory experience for children with special needs.
For age 3 to 7
Details HERE

Kids Club Craft – The Secret Life of Pets – Perler®Max
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

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

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is Big Hero 6 )
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

Saturday Morning Movie – Ratatouille (2007) 111 minutes
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
No registration required
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
11 AM
at Lansdowne Library
For all ages and all skill levels, this chess program is a fun place to play and learn!
Details HERE

Russian Story Time
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
“Learn, move and play along as we read old favorite and modern Russian children fairy tales, poems and rhymes.”
“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 not required. Held in Community Room downstairs.
Details HERE

Media – Upper Providence Library Grand Opening & 115th Anniversary Party
11 AM – 4 PM
1 East Front Street , Media, PA
Ribbon cutting, raffles, activities, animals from Elmwood Park Zoo, scavenger hunt, refreshments and more
Details and schedule HERE

Happy 61st Birthday Storybook Land Birthday Festivities
12 PM – 4 PM (Park open 10 – 5:30 PM)
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Character Parade at 12:00
Character meet & greets
1 FREE Mini cupcake per person
1 FREE Beverage per person
FREE Facepainting for kids!
All included with park admission!
Details, ticket info and schedule of events HERE

Meditation Saturdays
at Ridley Township Library
1 PM – 3 PM
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

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary
2 PM – 5 :30 PM
(10 am to 5 pm: Tour Eastern State Penitentiary. Standard Admission fee applies for tours. Last entry 4 pm)
(6:30 to 8:30 pm: Explore Eastern State Penitentiary after-hours. Admission is $8 online or $10 at the door)
2 PM – 5:30 PM – French Family Carnival, presented by Valley Green Bank. Enjoy music, games, and entertainment on Fairmount Avenue, including an inflatable obstacle course, Tastykake eating contest, water balloon toss, jumbo Jenga and Twister, face painting, and arts & crafts. Each game winner will receive a ticket. Tickets can be traded in at the prize booth. (Most activities will be free, but some may have a small fee.)
Bastille Day Cabaret performance begins at 5:30 PM (FREE)
Details and ticket info HERE

Tie-Dye Music Festival
at the Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill RD, Wallingford, PA
2 PM – 7 PM
Family friendly event – free admission (no pets, no alcohol)
Live music, tie dye activities, vendors, raffles and food ( available at an additional charge)
Rain or shine
Details HERE

10th Annual Media Bastille Day Celebration 
State Street, Media PA
4 PM – 10:30 PM
Details HERE

FREE Summer Concerts in Glen Providence Park – Singer-Songwriter John Flynn
4:30 PM – 6 PM
Details HERE

Poolside Designer Bag Bingo
at Glenolden Pool
6 PM – 10 PM
$35.00 per person Pre-sale! $40.00 at the door!BYOB (no glass!) includes 10 games of bingo, Door prize raffle ticket and admission to swim during designated breaks. From 6:00 pm on Adults only! (Rain date 7/17)
Details HERE

Nassau Swim & Dive Team Coach Bag Bingo
7 PM – 10 PM
at Ridley Park Borough Hall
A evening of friends, fun, food , coach bags, raffles 50/50.
$30 for 10 rounds of bingo, jackpot rounds will be available!
Snack Bar will be open!
Details HERE

Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars Concert  
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sunday July 17, 2016

9th Annual Media Downtown Car Show
11 AM – 4 PM
State Street in Media
(rain date: July 24)
Over 200 Antique Cars on display throughout State & Front Streets! Retailers and restaurants will be open.
Details HERE

Summer Picnic Special at West Chester Railroad
12 PM only
Every Sunday June 5 through Sept 18
Details and ticket info HERE

Robert Eric Band: Tribute to Billy Joel  Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

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