Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 7/29 – 7/31

All Weekend

Nice Work If You Can Get It
Fri July 29th and Saturday July 30th
and
Friday August 5th and Saturday August 6th
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
7:30 PM
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Details and ticket info HERE

Pirates and Princesses Weekend at Storybook Land
Saturday & Sunday
12 PM – 4 PM
Go on a treasure hunt with pirates and meet your favorite princesses!
Pirate and Princess costumes arrrrrrr encouraged!
Meet and greets and treasure hunt will run from 12:00-4:00
Details and ticket info HERE

Ardmore Restaurant Week
July 18th – July 31st
Visit participating Ardmore establishments offering unique happy hour specials or delicious $25 or $35 prix fixe menus.
Details 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
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 29, 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

LEGO Olympics
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
For kids entering Grades 3, 4 & 5
Go for the gold!  Compete to complete a series of challanges using legos.
All materials provided.
Registration required.  Group size is limited.
Details HERE

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

On My Own
10:15 AM – 11 AM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
On My Own offers stories, songs, art activities, and educational play for 4 and 5 year olds on their own with Ms. Marilyn. This special 45-minutes program without a caregiver helps children develop confidence in their personal abilities and enjoy time spent with children their age.
This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required
Details HERE

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents James and the Giant Peach, Jr!
10:30 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and Ticket info HERE

Family Summer Show – Sciencetellers
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

Vicky Town Storyteller
1 PM – 2 PM
at Upper Darby Municipal Branch
For all ages
Come join the fun as Vicky Town performs stories based on the summer theme “Get on Your Mark, Get Set, Read!  Her stories will delight everyone in the family!
Due to space limitations, registration is required.
Details HERE

FUNKY FRIDAYS – Build an Art Bot
3 PM – 4 PM
at Swarthmore Public Library
Join us for the third in our summer series of Funky Fridays – special Friday afternoon programs for kids in Grades 6-8! On this date, we will flex our S.T.E.M. muscles and each build an art bot!
Registration required, space is limited
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Movie – Despicable Me 2 (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

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

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

Saturday July 30, 2016

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 – Monster Bookmark Corner
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

Robotics Expo
10 AM – 5 PM
at the Performing Arts Complex of Delaware County
Come out and watch local robotics team show off their robots, explain their programs, have fun with various STEM activities, build a junk drawer robot, and maybe even blow something up. Learn all about FIRST robotics and all the programs for Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Free admission!
Details HERE

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is  Finding Nemo )
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

LEGO Club
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Marple Public Library
Ages 7-10
Registration required
$3.00 materials fee
Details HERE

Saturday Morning Movie – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2010) 90 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 

Philly’s BBQ Fest 2016
11 AM – 6 PM
at Citizen’s Bank Park
Details and ticket info HERE

Little Hands Love the Outdoors
11:30 AM
at Fenimore Woods Park Pavilion located at 1194 Eagle Rd, Wayne, PA 19087
Outdoor sensory play for babies 18 months and younger
Registration required
Details HERE

Pokemon Go Club
12 PM – 1 PM
at Aston Public Library
Ages 10-18
Registration required
Details HERE

Meet Linvilla’s Barnyard Friends *Baby Cow Edition*
1 PM – 2 PM
at Linvilla Orchards
FREE
Registration required
Details HERE

Harry Potter Birthday Bash
1 PM – 3 PM
at Haverford Public Library
An afternoon of fun and games in honor of Harry Potter’s Birthday! There will be a speed painting show, an amazing Harry Potter collection on display, and The Harry Potter Alliance will be on hand! Costumes are encouraged!
This program is free and open to all ages.
Details HERE

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

Sunday July 31, 2016

Eagles Camp Open Practice – Kids Day
10 AM
at Lincoln Financial Field
Details HERE and HERE

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

Storytime at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
1 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

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

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