Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 8/5 – 8/7

All Weekend

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Nice Work If You Can Get It
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

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

Goshen Country Fair
August 1st – 6th
1320 Park Ave, West Chester PA
Games of chance, amusement rides and delicious food, dairy cow, sheep, goat, rabbit and poultry exhibits and more
Details 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 August 5, 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.

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents Disney’s Mulan, Jr!
10:30 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and Ticket info HERE

Hip Hop Musicology
10:30 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Family Summer Show – Ran’D Shine Magic
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

Mr Jason’s Outdoor Science Lab – Energy: lava lamp, rubber band car, solar oven
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
For ages 4-18 (adult help may be necessary).
Details HERE

Family STEM Bubble Party
11 AM – 12 PM
at Media-UP Library
Hands-on science at its most fun! Explore many ways to blow soap bubbles.
Ages 2 and up.
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Movie – Zootopia
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

Delaware County 4-H Summer Fair
August 5th-6th
Friday, 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, 9:00 PM to 5:00 PM
at Garrett Williamson Foundation 395 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square
FREE family fun includes activities, contests, displays, pony and hay rides, and animal showing
Details HERE

Putt for Pets
6 PM
at Putt Putt Fun Center Clifton Heights, PA
Fundraiser hosted by Providence Animal Center
*Tickets are $9 in advance – at the Adoption Center, 555 Sandy Bank Road, in Media – or $10 at the door. Each ticket includes 2 games of mini golf, 1 hot dog & 1 soft drink!
Adoptable animals, a bake sale and a raffle!
*Tickets are good for an entire year from purchase in case you cannot join that evening, you can still support the cause!
Details HERE

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

Saturday August 6, 2016

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – August 6th & 7th
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

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

Delaware County 4-H Summer Fair
August 5th-6th
Friday, 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, 9:00 PM to 5:00 PM
at Garrett Williamson Foundation 395 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square
FREE family fun includes activities, contests, displays, pony and hay rides, and animal showing
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
Details HERE

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Skateboard Pencil Box
9 AM – 12 PM
FREE
Registration required
Details HERE

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party
at Storybook Land in Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Meet and Greet with your favorite characters from Wonderland!
Storybook Land Hours are 10:00 – 5:30
Tea Party runs from 12:00 – 3:00
FREE Iced Tea and Sugar Cookie for each child with paid admission!
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Special Event for Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON
at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
10 AM – 12 PM
Activities include a nature hike, a scavenger hunt, and constructing your very own dragon lair!
Attendees will receive fun promotional items and screening passes on a first come, first served basis.
Details HERE

Kids Club Craft – Make Your Own Medal
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
FREE
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 Lion King )
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 – Ice Princess (2005) 99 minutes
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
No registration required
Details HERE

Russian Story Time
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Registration is not required. Held in Community Room downstairs.
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

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

Family STEM Bubble Party
1 PM – 2 PM
at Media-UP Library
Hands-on science at its most fun! Explore many ways to blow soap bubbles.
Ages 2 and up.
Details HERE

Shakespeare in the Park with Hedgerow Theatre!
4:30 PM – 6 PM
at Glen Providence Park in Media
Rain date Sunday, August 7
Free, family-friendly & open to the public
Bring a blanket or chair
Details HERE

Lonnie Shields Band & Jesse Loewy Band 
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sunday August 7, 2016

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – August 6th & 7th
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families at Brandywine River Museum – Children’s Illustration Celebration
11 AM – 2 PM
Details and Schedule HERE

Mermaid Girls Night Out
at Sweet & Sassy in Exton PA
11:30 AM – 1 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
REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE LIMITED
Details and registration info HERE

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

The Eighth Annual 2nd Street Festival
12 PM – 10 PM
900 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia
Enjoy live music, crafts, games, street performers, food, and more
Details HERE and HERE

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

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