Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 3/17 – 3/19


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All Weekend

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

The Just Between Friends Western Mainline Oaks Kid Consignment Sale
March 16th – 19th
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

The Philadelphia Flower Show – Holland
March 11th – 19th
at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia
Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE
Check out my review of the show HERE

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
March 17th -19th
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA
Details and schedule HERE

Ridley Drama Group presents Le Miserables
March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19
at Ridley High School
Details and ticket info and prices HERE

Marple Newtown High School presents Peter Pan
March 16th – 18th
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet Indoor Mini Golf
January 13th – Apr 2nd
Details and prices HERE

National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia
FREE Admission for the Month of February
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute
November 25, 2016 to April 23, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute
October 8, 2016 – April 2, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

Frog Exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences
February 4th – May 14th
Details and ticket info HERE

Dinosaur Revolution at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
February 4th – May 29th
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza
Now through March 31st
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland Reopens March 18th

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 March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!!!

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.

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
Come relax and play a game! A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play.
Free and open to students entering grades 6-12. No registration is required
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We have video games, card games, board games, and more! Bring your friends and have a blast!
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Craft at Ridley Township Library
3:30 PM – 4 PM
Ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Bookmarks for Fines
3 PM – 5 PM
at Upper Darby Municipal Branch Library
Grades 1-12
For every 4 bookmarks made in the library, get $1 in overdue fines waived. Fines can only be waived on the library card of the child making the bookmark.
Details HERE

Ariel Visits The Pop Shop Medford
5:30 PM – 8 PM
Reservation required, space limited
Details HERE

Holy Child Academy Presents Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.
March 17-18
Show dates/times:
March 17 at 7:30 p.m.
March 18 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (1 PM Matinee is followed by a ‘Meet the Cast’ autograph party)
Tickets available online and at the door- $9 adults and $7 for children 12 and under.
Details HERE

The Original Irish Tenors
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday March 18, 2017

Spring Into Savings Event March 18th at Springfield Healthplex
7 AM – 7:30 PM
Kids activities available from 12 PM – 4 PM (There will be face painting, basketball, wallyball, drums alive, knockerball, soccer, moonbounce and more! *Parental supervision is required for all activities.)
The Healthplex Sports Club will offer some special discounts on Children’s and Adult Programming one day only!
Details HERE

PECO Sensory Friendly Saturdays at Brandywine River Museum
8:30 AM –10 AM
Free; space is limited and registration is required.
Details HERE

Rain Garden Workshop
9 AM – 12 PM
at Haverford Recreation and Environmental Center, 9000 Parkview Dr., Havertown
DCVA’s Rain Garden Free Workshop will teach you how to build and maintain a Rain Garden yourself and how to help build rain gardens in your community. Those who help build a rain garden will receive a few rain garden seedlings.
For persons 15 and older
Free, Advance Registration Required
Details HERE and HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Kids Club – Flower Canvas
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
$2 per project, Supplies included
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

Public Archeology Day at Newlin Grist Mill
10 AM – 3 PM
Free to the public, all ages
Details HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Spring Time FREE Story and Craft Time
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
at Marcus Hook Library
Details HERE

OrKID Days at Longwood Gardens
11 AM – 2 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Hip Hop Fundamentals Workshop
11:30 AM – 2 PM
at Middletown Free Library
The workshop will be broken up into 2-parts with a pizza lunch served during the break. Sign-up is required to participate. This workshop is for kids & teens in Grades 4 & up.
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Come for free play and free lessons for all ages and skill levels!
Details HERE

LEGO Builders
1 PM – 2 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
For kids ages 5-12
Details HERE

Bingo Night at Aston Library
7 PM – 9 PM (doors open 5:30 PM)
Admission is $20.
All prizes will be in cash! Food and refreshments will be sold as well as bingo supplies. There will also be special raffles!
All proceeds benefit the library! There will also be special games, food, and bingo supplies sold.
Details HERE

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia – FREE Admission Sundays through April 9th during its World War I and American Art Exhibition
Details HERE 

Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast for Lakeview Playground
8 AM – 10 AM
at Applebees of Ridley in Folsom PA
$7/person for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, OJ
All proceeds from this event will benefit Lakeview Playground Project!
Details HERE

Comic Book Creation Workshop Series – Comic Book Club for Teens
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
This 5day-2hr classes will teach the beginner’s guide to making your own comic. Learn simple character design, storytelling and page layout in your 6-8 page comic. Finished comics will be compiled into one group comic and self published a month later. Taught by Keville Bowen, professional comic book artist and animator.
Please only sign-up if you are able to make at least 4 of the sessions, including the first session as this is a continuing course that builds upon the previous week’s work.
Details and registration info HERE

Read In
1 PM – 4 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Staff will be avilable to assist in picking books. Refreshments will be served and there wll be prizes.
Details HERE

Best of the Fest – Media Film Festival
2 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
This 80-minute program includes dramas, comedies, animation and documentaries showcasing the talent of independent filmmakers from our community and around the world. The 10th Annual Media Film Festival takes place April 7-8, 2017 at the historic Media Theatre.
Details HERE

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

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