Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 8/19 – 8/21

All Weekend

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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
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 August 19, 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.

Piccirillo Science Tellers/End of the Summer Reading Club Party
10 AM – 11 AM
at Springfield Township Library
Event will take place in the Springfield Township Building
Details HERE

Pizza & A Movie Night – Kicking & Screaming
5 PM – 7:15 PM
at Middletown Free Library
This month we will be watching Kicking & Screaming, dishing out FREE cheese pizza & water, and afterwards we will make a craft related to the film! Feel free to bring a snack to share with everybody or a few $$$ to help the library cover the cost of pizzas.
Registration is required so we know how much pizza to order
Details HERE

$5 after 5 PM at Delaware Children’s Museum – End of Summer Bash
Details HERE

Kidchella Music Festival
6 PM – 7:30 PM (gates open at 5)
at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
Kidchella is a rain or shine outdoor event. Tickets are $10 per person (children 1+ and adults), or $5 for Smith members.
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday August 20, 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

Star Wars Weekend at Please Touch Museum
August 20th & August 21st
Meet & Greet Star Wars characters, enjoy themed programming and more.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Glen Providence Park Walk, Stories Scavenger Hunt
10 AM – 11:30 AM
Join in a leisurely summer walk from the Media-UP Library to Glen Providence Par, 550 W State Street, where we will join Ms. Vicki for stories, art activities and a nature scavenger hunt around the Park.
Registration required
Details HERE

Kids Club Craft –  Ice Cream Pencil Topper
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Springfield Mall Back To School Pep Rally
10 AM – 2 PM
Arts and crafts, face painting, music, dance and more
Details 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

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

Mermaid Girls Night Out
at Sweet & Sassy in Exton PA
12 PM – 1:30 PM
$30 per girl (or $25 per girl if you book with a friend) – Prepayment Required
Includes Mermaid Makeover, mermaid craft, learn a mermaid dance, mermaid runway show, limo ride and snacks
Details and registration info 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

Pokemon Go Club
12 PM
at Aston Library
Ages 10 – 18
Details HERE

Festival of India
at the Great Plaza at Penns Landing
1 PM – 7 PM
Details HERE

Sunday August 21, 2016

Star Wars Weekend at Please Touch Museum
August 20th & August 21st
Meet & Greet Star Wars characters, enjoy themed programming and more.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Bugs and Butterflies Festival at Tyler Arboretum
10 AM – 2 PM
Rain or shine
Details and ticket info HERE

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

Caribbean Festival
at the Great Plaza at Penns Landing
12 PM – 8 PM
Details HERE

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  1. The weekend may have passed before my commenting but you always have a great list of upcoming events. Great job.
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