Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 7/22 – 7/24

All Weekend

The Fantasticks
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
July 22nd & July 23rd
7:30 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

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

Diggerland
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 amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Friday July 22, 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.

Friday Fantasy Garden Club
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Lend us your green thumb in the library garden or create some Garden Art.  Make miniature lands based on Fantasy literature: Dragons, Faries, even Middle Earth creatures for our Enchanted Garden!  Learn the Cycle of Life from composting with worms to garvest time
Details HERE

The Incredibles – Swarthmore College Kidlab!
10 AM – 12 PM
Swarthmore Public Library
The Swarthmore College Kidlab will be hosting an “Incredibles” Event. All children and families are invited to come watch Disney’s The Incredibles and participate in Incredibles themed activities. In addition, we invite you to have fun while participating in research! We study how infants and children acquire concepts and language and how language development shapes children’s learning about the world. If you have any questions about the event, or our research please contact us at kidlab@swarthmore.edu. Thank you and we hope to see you there
Children 2 1/2 up to 6 can participate in our studies, but older and younger siblings are welcome to join us for the movie as well. 
Registration required, space is limited
Details HERE

Camp Creativity – Woodland Forest
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 Elf The Musical, Jr !
10:30 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and Ticket info HERE

Family Summer Show – Mr. Scott the Music Man
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

Bone Detectives – The Mutter Musuem
3 PM – 4 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Join us in welcoming the Mutter Museum for their presentation of “Bone Detectives”: What happens when a skeleton is discovered? How do scientists use bones to solve crimes? Students learn about the role of forensic anthropology in criminal investigation, and they find out can be learned from examining skeletal remains.
For children ages 9 years and older. Registration required. Space Limited.
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Movie – Inside Out (PG, 102 minutes)
3 PM – 4:45 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Children may bring blankets, pillows, and snacks.
Space is limited – registration required
Details HERE

National Hammock Day at Spruce Street Harbor Park
4 PM – 8 PM
Drink special, prize wheel giveaways and more
Details HERE

$5 after 5 PM at Delaware Children’s Museum
5pm-8pm
Details HERE

Middletown Presbyterian Church Movie Night – Underdogs
6:30 PM – 9 PM
Free Movie and Snacks – Bring a Friend! Come join us for another great MPC Movie Night with Underdogs. UNDERDOGS is an animated comedy with a little bit of magic and a whole lot of heart. Jake is a reluctant hero whose town is threatened when his long-time rival returns home to avenge an old grudge. When the players from his foosball table are magically brought to life, he recruits them to help him enter into the biggest underdog match ever, save the town and win back the love of his life.
Details HERE

Scottish Country Dancing
7pm
at The Front Lawn/ Ampitheater
Rain location in the Great Hall
at Swarthmore Public Library
Details HERE

Jeff Campbell & Friends Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sounds of Summer Music Series: De Tierra Caliente
7:30 PM – 9 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library parking lot
Bring your own chairs
Details HERE

Summer Movie Night at Hoffman Park – Creed – PG-13, 2 hours and 13 minutes
8:30 PM – 11 PM
Bring your own blanket and snacks
Details HERE

Saturday July 23, 2016

Linvilla Orchards Sweet Corn and Blackberry Festival
Pick your own beginning at 8 AM
Gardening with Children 10 AM – 11 AM (Registration required – Details HERE)
Events and activities from 11 AM – 4 PM including Silly Joe, Roasty Toasty and more
Details and schedule 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

Kids Club Craft – Woodland Forest
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 Monsters Inc.  )
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 – Angels in the Outfield
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

Quilting for Teens
11 AM – 12 PM
at Aston Library
Materials will be supplied
Registration required, space limited
Details HERE   

Hagley Museum – Science Saturday – Steam Water Testing
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

The Land of Ozz Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sunday July 24, 2016

Celebrate National Drive Thru Day at Swiss Farms
Buy One Get One Free Swiss Premium Iced Tea, Tea Coolers, Lemonades and  Fruit Punch (while supplies last – today 7/24 only)
Details HERE

Wacky Water Festival at Tyler Arboretum
10 AM – 2 PM
Details HERE

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

Pokémon Go at Elmwood Park Zoo

10 AM – 12:30 PM

With 8 PokéStops and 2 gyms, the zoo is a hotbed of Pokémon activity and a fantastic spot for gamers to collect items, experience points, Poké Eggs and to log in kilometers for incubation.

Visit the zoo on Sunday, July 24 from 12 to 4:30 PM and show your Pokémon Go app at our admissions window for half off any regular admission!

We’ll drop modules at each of our PokéStops to lure more Pokémon for trainers all day long! Trainers can log their highest CP rated Pokémon caught at the zoo on Sunday with our officials and the gamer with the highest rated Pokémon will win a 4-pack of giraffe feeding tickets! Entries must be received by 4 PM. The winner will be announced at 4:30 PM.

Details HERE

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

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