Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 8/26 – 8/28


All Weekend

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A Day Out with Thomas at Strasburg Railroad
August 27th – September 4th
Details and ticket info 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 26, 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.

Mr. Jason’s Outdoor Science Lab – Dry Ice! Smoke, bubbles, and smoke ring machine
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED per week as Mr. Jason needs to order the correct amount of supplies!
For ages 4-18 (adult help may be necessary)
Details HERE

Spring Chicken Kids Consignment Sale
12 PM – 8 PM
at  Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church, 100 N. Edmonds Avenue, Havertown, PA
Details HERE

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

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

Sounds of Summer Music Series: Charlie Gracie
7:30 PM – 9 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library parking lot
Bring your lawn chairs and we will provide the music and the snacks! In the event of rain, programs will be moved to the Community Room.
Details HERE

Saturday August 27, 2016

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

Spring Chicken Kids Consignment Sale
9 AM – 2 PM
at  Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church, 100 N. Edmonds Avenue, Havertown, PA
Details HERE

Boy Scout Troop 339 Car Wash
9 AM – 2 PM
at Arby’s on Chester Pike in Norwood PA
Stop by, get your car washed and then grab a bite. The troop earns a percent of all food sold between 10-2.
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

Kids Club Craft –  Journal Cover
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Chicken and Ribs BBQ and Car Wash
to support Ridley Basketball Team
10 AM – 4 PM (or sold out)
at Ridley High School front parking lot
$8 for dry rubbed half chicken meal or $13 for half rack baby back ribs meal.
Meal includes soda, side dish and roll with butter

Wee Build
10 AM – 5 PM
at Darby Free 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

Russian Story Time
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
All ages welcome
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

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

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Building Event
12 PM – 2 PM
at participating Toys R Us Stores
You’re invited to build and take home a FREE LEGO Captain America Mosaic!
*Event intended for ages 6-up. Parental supervision required at all times for minors. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last and distributed to participants only. Limit one per customer. Quantities limited; no rain checks.
Details HERE and HERE

Meet Linvilla’s Barnyard Friends “Horse Edition”
1 PM – 2 PM
Cow girls Doreen & Molly are here to show you how our little friends help around the farm! Remember to where your sneakers!
Registration required
Details HERE

Planning With Michaels
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Details and registration info HERE

Haverford Concert in the Park, 2016 Summer SeriesJILL SOBULE with special guest Christine Havrilla
6 PM – 9 PM
at Merwood Park
Bring lawn chair, blanket and enjoy an evening of live music under the stars.
$10 adults, Under 12 FREE
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday August 28, 2016

Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast and Car Wash for Girl Scout Troop #502
8 AM – 10 AM
at Applebees of Ridley in Folsom, PA
Breakfast Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids under 12! Thy can be bought at the door the day of the event or purchased from a girl in the troop before the event. CarWash will be held outside behind Applebees.
Details HERE

Delco News Network Super Flea Market
8 AM – 3 PM
at Delaware County Community College, Rts 252 & Media Line Rd in Marple
Over 150 vendors
Free parking, no admission charge
No pets allowed
Raindate 9/4

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

Michael Jackson Birthday Skate Party
6 PM – 9 PM
at Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Skate to the best of MJ all night long! Join us in our last week’s of Summerfest to celebrate Michael Jackson’s birthday with themed activities, the best of MJ playlist, prize wheel with MJ gear, photobooth, and an appearance by MJ himself!
Details HERE

Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE

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