Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 6/22 – 6/24

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All Weekend

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

Champions of Magic
June 20th – June 24th
at Merriam Theater in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE (Get $25 Tickets to any seat at any show with my special discount code HERE)

Viviana Theatre Company Presents ANNIE the Musical
June 22nd – July 1st
at Folcroft Fire Station 01, 1647 Delmar Dr, Folcroft, PA
Details, ticket info and times HERE and HERE

12th Annual Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival
June 22nd – June 24th
at New Garden Flying Field 1235 Newark Rd, Toughkenamon PA
Filled with activities on–the-ground and in-the-air, the festival provides family fun for all ages.
100+ Vendors, Live Bands, Balloons & Glows, Kid’s Activities, Fireworks!
Hours for 2018 will be Friday 4-9PM, Saturday 2-10PM and Sunday 12-7PM.
Details HERE and HERE

Day Out with Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road
June 16th – June 24th
Details and ticket information HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest 
Thursday, May 24 – Monday, September 3
General Park Hours
Monday through Thursday: 1pm – 11pm
Friday: 1pm – 1am
Saturday: 11am – 1am
Sunday: 11am – 11pm
Skating, Mini Golf & Midway Rides end 30 minutes prior to close.
The Bar at the Waterfront Crabshack
Monday through Thursday: 5pm-10pm
Friday: 5pm-12am
Saturday: 11am-12am
Sunday: 11am-10pm
Chickie’s & Pete’s Waterfront Crabshack
Monday – Thursday: 3pm – 10pm
Friday: 1pm – Midnight
Saturday: 11am – Midnight
Sunday: 11am – 10pm
Franklin Fountain Clubhouse Cabin
Friday: 5pm-12am
Saturday: 11am-12am
Sunday: 11am-10:30pm
Entrance to the park is free and open to the public. Roller skating, mini-golf, games, rides and concessions are pay-as-you-go.
Details HERE

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
Open daily through July 8, 2018
Franklin Square in Philadelphia
28 all-new culturally-inspired lantern sculptures, featuring new lighting technology and displays never before seen in North America, impressive feats of Chinese acrobatics, handicrafts by Chinese folk artists, a Beer Garden, and much more.
Details and ticket information HERE

Lansdowne Landing
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY GENERAL ADMISSION HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Garden State Discovery Museum
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

Dutch Wonderland
Details and ticket info HERE

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Details HERE

Diggerland
Details HERE

Sahara Sams Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Friday June 22, 2018

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE

Swamp Songs and Marsh Melodies with Adventure Aquarium
10 AM
at Springfield Library
Adventure Aquarium is here to help us jump-start the summer!  Join us at the Springfield Township Administration Building as we kick off Summer Quest with an interactive program presented by the folks from Adventure Aquarium featuring LIVE ANIMALS! 
All ages welcome.  Registration is NOT required.
Details HERE

Sidewalk Chalk Art
10 AM – 10:25 AM
at Ridley Township Public Library
All ages.
Join us every Friday morning (weather permitting) to create beautiful masterpieces on the pavement in front of our library for everyone to enjoy.  A fun activity for little ones while you wait for our Family Summer Show to begin at 10:30am.
No registration required.
Details HERE

LEGO Club at  Middletown Free Library
10 AM – 4 PM
Calling all builders of ALL AGES–come to MFL and enjoy the library’s HUGE collection of LEGO bricks of all sizes. Unstructured build time to stretch those creative muscles, mold those engineering minds, and meet some new friends! 
Registration is not required.
Details HERE

Friday Morning Live hosted by Lansdowne Library at the Twentieth Century Club
10:30 AM
Join us on the patio outside the Twentieth Century Club in Lansdowne for some live entertainment!
Details HERE

Family Fun Show – Makin’ Music
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Bring the family out for an exciting morning at the library!  Today’s Family Fun Show is Makin’ Music.  Enjoy interactive, toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ fun with your babies and kids as you sing new and classic rhymes and songs together.
All ages welcome (most programs suitable for ages 3-10).
Enjoy a new show very Friday this summer, June 22- August 10, at 10:30am.
Shows are free, and registration is not required.
Details HERE

Friday Morning Live: Alex Mitnick of Alex & The Kaleidoscope
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
at the Twentieth Century Club of Lansdowne
Alex & The Kaleidoscope is an interactive music entertainment brand targeted for children 4-8 years old. Come dance and sing with us during our Friday Morning Live kick-off!
All ages welcome; large groups MUST call 610-623-0239 ext 304 or e-mail lacsd@delcolibraries.org to RSVP at least one week before this performance.
Details HERE

Gaming Club
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Relax and play a game on our Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, or Retropie. Feel free to bring your own portable device or games, too. 
This program is free and open to those entering grades 6-12.
No registration is required. 
Details HERE

Board Games
2 PM – 5 PM
Come to the library to play board games every Friday afternoon between 2:00 – 5:00PM. There are lots of different games to choose from and lots of opportunities to have fun! This drop-in program is for children who are entering 1st – 12th grade in the fall. Come alone or bring a friend; all are welcome!
Registration is not required for this free program at the library.
Details HERE

Teen Game Day
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We have video games for teens to play, so stop on by with your friends.
Details HERE

Fourth Grade Book Discussion Group
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Join a book discussion group, for readers entering grade 4 in the fall. Join up, get a free book (that is yours to keep forever!), read it, bring it back, discuss it, and eat snacks. What could be better? 
Registration is necessary; please call the library at 610-789-4440 for more information. 
Details HERE

Sciencetellers
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
hosted by Ridley Park Public Library at the  Ridley Park Borough Hall  105 East Ward St.  Ridley Park, PA
Children in grades pre-K – 5th come and join us for our free summer kickoff program! This summer, SCIENCETELLERS will dazzle us all with the  “WILD WEST” interactive science and storytelling fun.
Details HERE

Designer Bag Bingo
Doors open at 7 PM (Bingo starts at 8 PM)
at Ridley Township Swim Club, 2001 Academy Ave, Folsom, PA
Come out to our annual Designer Bag Bingo that supports the Swim/Dive Team for the Season.  Lots of great Coach, Michael Kohrs and Tori Burch Pocket Books and many baskets and prizes for everyone to win.  It’s a BYOB for parents to bring their own snacks and beverages.
Cost is $25 per person – please purchase tickets at the pool office – ticket includes Ice Tea & Soft Pretzels

Summer Ale Festival at the Philadelphia Zoo
7 PM – 10 PM
Summer Ale Festival returns Saturday, June 23! Enjoy unlimited sampling of 150+ local craft brews, animal meet-and-greets, music, games and more throughout the Zoo’s 42-acre garden!. 
Summer Ale Festival combines exceptional food and drink with live music and games while in the company of wildlife! All proceeds from Summer Ale Festival support Philadelphia Zoo in its mission to create joyful discovery and inspire action for animals and habitats.
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Rose Tree Park FREE Summer Concert Festival – The Boy in Black – Tribute to Johnny Cash
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
20-year-old Anthony Caserta from Trainer puts on a must-see show covering Johnny Cash in a charismatic, humble performance with a song for everyone!
Details HERE

Movie Night at Hoffman Park hosted by Lansdowne Library – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 
8 PM (Movie 8:30 PM -10:30 PM)
at Hoffman Park 226 Scottdale Rd, Lansdowne PA
Come early to picnic on the lawn but be sure to join us by 8.30 sharp for the movie.
This event is free and open to all ages, adults and children alike!
Details HERE and HERE

Movie in the Park at Thornbury Park – “The Greatest Showman” 
8:30 PM
Bring your chairs and blankets and join us for our first movie in the park this summer – The Greatest Showman!  Movie starts at approximately 8:30pm. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
Details HERE

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Breakfast with the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars!
8 AM – 10 AM (Last seating at 9:55 am)
at the Havertown Applebee’s
Be delighted and entertained by the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars at their Character Breakfast fundraiser! Enjoy a tasty all-you-can-eat breakfast while your imagination comes to life and spirits soar with your talented hosts, the Summer Stage Shooting Stars, performing and serving!
The event is open to the public. 
Breakfast guests should bring their cameras to take photos with their favorite characters. 
Cost of the breakfast is $8 per person. Payment must be in the form of cash or check (no credit cards). Payment will be taken at the door with admission on a first-come, first-served basis. 
The event is sponsored by the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars as a fundraiser to offset the costs of their community and charitable performances. 
Details HERE

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market 
Every Saturday 9am-1pm (open year round)
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market 
9 AM – 1 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA
Details HERE

West Chester Growers Market
9 AM
Corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, West Chester, PA
Details HERE

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom
9:30 AM – 12 PM
at Yeadon Public Library
The Yeadon Public Library & Yeadon NAACP Presents:
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom
Come out and join the festivities & light refreshments!
Special Presentation by: Dr. Patricia Diaw
For more information please contact the Yeadon Public Library.  
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market 
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore PA
Details HERE

Family Fun Day at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
9:30 AM – 2 PM
4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington DE
Celebrate the great outdoors at our 5th annual Family Fun Day! The Museum and local partner organizations will be leading hands-on activities focusing on outdoor fun in nature! Live animals, trail hikes, campfire complete with marshmallow roast, hands-on science, interactive presentations, crafts, and activities will be a part of the day’s outdoor celebration! 
Uncle Johns BBQ Stand and Cajun-Sno food trucks will be available.
FREE for DMNH Members or with paid admission to the Museum.
Details and list of entertainment HERE and HERE

Build Your Own Terrarium or Fairy Garden
10 AM – 11 AM
at Linvilla Orchards
Fee $35
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club – Outdoor Adventures
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $2, ages 3-8, supplies
Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club – Outdoor Adventures
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $5, ages 6+, supplies
Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Details and registration info HERE

The New Mix 99.5 WJBR Ice Cream Festival
10 AM – 7 PM
at Rockwood Park & Museum 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE
The Children’s Zone this year includes, face painting, plenty of interactive activities and games!
Stroll the grounds to speak with local businesses and win prizes.
Shop for a variety of items, including gifts, jewelry and neat things for your home.
Stop by to learn what local non-profits provide in your community.
Bring your blanket and stay all day, plenty of food, ice cream, beverages an entertainment!
We are dog friendly, so your friendly dog is welcome to share in the fun.
$5.00 age 13 and over, Children 12 and under free with paying adult
A portion of proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Nemours Children’s Hospital 
Details HERE

Once Upon a Garden: A Storytime at Chanticleer
10:30 AM
at Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden 786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA
Nature storytime and craft for ages 3 and up. $5 admission with a Radnor Library card or free with a season pass, kids 12 and under are free. No registration required.  For ages 3 and up.
Details HERE

YogAmi Festival Celebrating International Yoga Day
10:30 AM -11:30 AM
in front of the Swarthmore Library Lawn, 121 Park Avenue in downtown Swarthmore
POP UP “YogAmi~ Kids Yoga Festival”
Celebrating International Yoga Day 
Saturday, June 23th @ 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Ages 2 – 7 years ~ All Welcome!
Kids Yoga, Songs, Stories, Art
Outdoor Special Activity at the Swarthmore Farmer’s Market
Come ‘reach for the sun’ in downtown Swarthmore, hug a tree, and feel the earth doing downward dog! Kids and parents are invited to join Allison for a fun, interactive outdoor yoga time of breathing, stretching, games, partner & group poses connecting to nature, ourselves and our community in honor of International Day of Yoga celebrated around the world annually on June 21st. Program includes songs, stories and art! No experience necessary. Bring yoga mats if you have them or a towel instead.
Open to the Public 
Suggested Donations $10 per family, $15 two or more children. Pay what you can. A portion of the proceeds supports the Swarthmore Market events.
Geared for ages 2 – 7. All welcome. 
Location: Meeting place in front of the Swarthmore Library Lawn, 121 Park Avenue in downtown Swarthmore, 19081.
For More Information Call: 267-282-1242 
Email: allison@worldofsong.com
Canceled if Raining.
Details HERE

Storytime and Activities Featuring Jurassic Park Little Golden Book
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Introduce little ones to the world of Jurassic Park. This action-packed (and age-appropriate) title is great for dinosaur lovers, both new and old. Activities to follow. 
Details HERE

FREE at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia: Organ Day 
11 AM – 5 PM
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in association with the Philadelphia Chapter of The American Guild of Organists (AGO), is proud to present the 8th Annual Organ Day, a six-hour marathon of FREE organ music performed on The Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ taking place on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in a concert venue in the United States, through a diverse line-up of programming tailored to include something for everyone. This year’s Organ Day will include demonstrations by AGO organists, our family-friendly Grow Up Great program, silent film with organ, special performances with Opera Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Brass, and more.
Details HERE

Bubble Festival at New Castle Co. Ice Cream Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
at Rockwood Park & Museum 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE
Come make GIANT BUBBLES with GRANDPOP BUBBLES™, free after price of admission ($5 adults; kids under 12 Free, cash only, includes a free ice cream for kids and helps Nemours Children’s Hospital).
New Castle County Ice Cream Festival will sponsor GRANDPOP BUBBLES™ and his amazing “Bubble Festival” at Rockwood Park, both days.
Grandpop Bubbles will bring his bubble wands, poles, basins, buckets, and 90 Gallons of SPECIAL BUBBLE JUICE for as many as possible to enjoy bubbling with #GPOPB.
You’ll share Grandpop Bubbles’ 3′ bubble wands and his 3′ bubble “Tristrings” (two sticks and strings) to make bubbles. He guarantees that you will make the BIGGEST bubbles of your life — whatever your age.
All will be amazed by the giant bubbles from Grandpop Bubbles’ 10′, 16’, and now 20’ poles. Bubbles can be 10′, 20′, 30′, and even longer! Some adults may want to try.
There will be so many things for the kids and kids-at-heart to do…
~~ Make BUBBLES and BUBBLE RAINBOWS!
~~ Try to escape the GHOST OF BLOB.
~~ Run away from GHOSTS, DRAGONS, WHALES, and DINOSAURS!
~~ Pop all the cars of a BUBBLE TRAIN if you can reach them!
~~ Hit the floor with DANCING BUBBLES!
~~ We can bubble in a light rain (I run from lightning), but it will be up to Upper Merion if there might need to be a cancellation.
~~ Weather forecasts won’t tell you, but Grandpop Bubbles predicts that the weather phenomenon he calls the BUBBLE BLIZZARD may occur… (about every half hour). Poppers will freak out!
Parents will supervise their kids as they make bubbles and bring goggles if desired. Bubble at your own risk. A few KINDNESSES are in order, so teach your children the following before coming and while bubbling…
1. BORROW wands and tristrings and SHARE when the time comes… Children are welcome to bring their wands and blowers or use Grandpop Bubbles’ wands and tristrings.
2. Teach kids to RESIST the temptation to STIR the mix. Stirring makes lots of FROTH. FROTH in the mix is BAD for bubbles. Rather, just press the wand to the bottom of the bucket and slide out slowly, sideways is best.
3. We like “POPPERS,” but when someone asks you to NOT pop their bubbles, please respect that. Grandpop Bubbles will make enough bubbles for everyone to pop. Only pop bubbles with FINGERS or NOSES. No swinging or throwing stuff, OK? (if we do not follow that request it gets crazy.)
4. You might consider letting the really GIANT Bubbles Live, to enjoy the way they shape-shift.
(a.) – If the bubble is smaller than you then go ahead and POP IT!
(b.) – If it is bigger than you, then you might want to LET IT LIVE so people can admire the beauty!
(c.) – Then, instead of popping the giant bubbles, try to get under them, then BLOW PUFFS of air into them to make little bubbles inside the big bubbles. It’s more fun than popping and it lets the giant bubbles live longer so we can enjoy their shapes and colors. 
5. RESPECT the equipment you borrow, please. Keep in the area and do not carry while popping any bubbles. Never leave the wands or tristrings on the ground where they get broken and dirty, but return to the cart or bucket home or hand them to a volunteer.
Event co-sponsor will be responsible for decisions regarding weather
Details HERE

Family Fun Fest hosted by Light On A Lampstand Inc. **Event to be rescheduled to a later date due to forecasted inclimate weather**
11 AM – 6 PM
2220 Sproul Rd, Broomall PA
Fun for the whole family, Happy the Clown, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Games, Food, music and so much more.
A fun way to raise funds to bring education to the poorest children of the world.
Details HERE

Block Party
11 AM – 12 PM
at Tinicum Public Library
Join us for open-ended block play with wooden blocks and a variety of other manipulatives.  Building with blocks is a fantastic learning experience and can help prepare your child for future success in math and science.
Best of all: IT’S FUN!!
For children ages 2-5 and their parent or caregiver.
Registration appreciated.
Details HERE

Paws for Reading
11 AM – 12 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Paws For Reading offers children the opportunity to read aloud to a well-trained therapy dog. Children in grades K to 5 may be registered for one session per month. Each individual session lasts about ten minutes!
Note: Registration for this program occurs monthly
Details and registration info HERE

LEGO Club 
11 AM – 12:30 PM
at Marple Public Library
Come and join Mr. Dustin for a spectacular time playing and making amazing constructs out of Legos. Each week there will be a different theme presented.
Ages: 6-10
No Fee Required
Registration required by phone or in person.
Details HERE

Tilly the Trickster
11 AM & 3 PM
at Players Club of Swarthmore
Details and ticket info HERE

Summer Reading Kickoff! 
11 AM – 3 PM
at J. Lewis Crozer Library (Chester)
Join us for our “Libraries Rock!” themed Summer Reading Kickoff! The kickoff will take place in front of the library and behind our building at the beautiful Memorial Park. This an opportunity for children and teens to sign up for summer reading, participate in games, do a cool art activity, enjoy live music, and eat some tasty treats! 
Details HERE

Meet Your Favorite Masked Friends!
12 PM – 2 PM
at Garden State Discovery Museum
Meet and greet with your favorite masked friends! Then head to the art studio for super crafts.
Details HERE and HERE

The 2018 Havertown Irish Festival sponsored by ACME Markets
12 PM – 9 PM
130 N Eagle Rd, Havertown, PA
Benefits the future Kelly Center – Music, Arts, Community.
In Havertown, the 33rd County of Ireland
Saturday June 23, 2018 – Noon to 9 pm
Manoa Shopping Center rear lot, West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA 19083 Delaware County
130 N. Eagle Road Havertown, PA 19083
Live music, food, drink and family fun.
With Barleyjuice, The John Byrne Band, Maura McKinney MastroDylan McGuire Band, the Philadelphia Emerald Society Pipe Band, Brittany Carter, and more to be announced.
Produced by Kelly Music for Life, Inc. 501c3 non-profit
Sponsored by ACME Markets
FREE ADMISSION – Donations accepted to support the event ($3 per person suggested at entry)
Rain or Shine
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Whatever your age and whatever your skill level, stop by for lessons and games!
Details HERE

Herb Container Workshop
1 PM – 2 PM
at Tinicum Memorial Public Library
Join Julia Lo Ehrhardt from Tyler Arboretum to create a vibrant and tasty container using a mix of herbs – perfect for the summer season!  Come ready to get your hands dirty, learn how to care for your container and discover ways to use herbs to create delicious meals.  All materials included.
Workshop made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and LIbrary Services.
Registration preferrred.
Details and registration info HERE

MAKEbreak Goblies T-Shirt Game
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the T-shirt, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details HERE

Tech Girlz- Introduction to JavaScript
1 PM – 4 PM
at Newtown Public Library
For middle school girls. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please bring your own laptop.
JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games… pretty much whatever you can think up.
In this course, you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or Launchbox!
REGISTER here.
Details HERE

Science Saturday at Hagley Museum: Mathematics in Nature
1 PM – 4 PM
Learn about Fibonacci sequences and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges.
Activities are included in admission and free to members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m
Details HERE

It’s A Green Thing Sustainability Fair
1 PM – 5 PM
Hosted by Lower Merion Conservancy and West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home
at 225 Belmont Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Bike, walk, or scooter your way over to the Cynwyd Trail to support local sustainable vendors, food trucks, live music from Red Means Run and a beer garden presented by Yards Brewing Co..
This sustainability street fair will take place just inside the gates of West Laurel Hill Cemetery, at the Barmouth Station section of the trail and will showcase local artisans and businesses who are committed to making the world a greener place.
Details HERE

DIY No-Sew Beach Bag
2 PM – 4 PM
at Mary M. Campbell Marcus Hook Library
Free program, materials included
For ages 16 and up
Registration required, space limited
Details and registration info HERE

Norwood 1st Annual Beer Fest
2 PM – 7 PM
415 E Winona Ave, Norwood PA
Come enjoy Norwood Borough’s 1st Annual Beer Festival on June 23rd! Drink great beer from local home brewers and participate in the judging, all while listening to local musician Acoustic Ferrari. Crown this year’s Brewmaster Champ! Food trucks will be on premises along with a bar area from Delco’s own 2SP Brewing Company. Entry fee buys your commemorative beer tasting mug. We are currently accepting PA Home Brewers to participate in this event. $250 first prize. Please go to http://norwood-borough.org/beer_fest.php to buy advanced tickets or to register as one of our home brewers.
Details HERE

Parents Pride Meetup
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
June is National Pride Month and this year HTFL invites parents of LGBTQ youths to meet on the 1st floor of the library. During the Teen Pride Party, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and light refreshments while chatting with other moms and dads. 
This program is free.
No registration is required.
Details HERE

Teen Pride Party
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
June is National Pride Month and this year HTFL invites teens to celebrate PRIDE with an afternoon of dancing, art, food, games, and more! Drop in for as little as you want or stay for the duration of the party. 
This program is free and open to those entering grades 6-12. 
No registration is required.
Details HERE

2nd Annual Summer Solstice Festival
5 PM – 9 PM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Benefits the Friends of Heinz Refuge
Food Trucks, Face-Painting, Music, Guided hikes, Kids Movie, Nature Movie, Kayaking, Moth Watch, Nature Store, and More
Bring a lawn chair to relax!
Rain or Shine
Details HERE and HERE

Arts in the Park: Tiffany Jones **Changed to Raindate Sunday June 24 due to forecasted weather**
6 PM – 7:30 PM
at Glen Providence Park in Media
For the 1st performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Tiffany Jones! Called a “rising star”, Philadelphia’s soul-jazz vocalist Tiffany Jones has “soul and sincerity behind her voice”, with jazz inflections and a message of love, joy, hope and healing – all supported by a first class band.
Rain date Sunday, June 24**
Free, family-friendly & open to the public
Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an evening concert. After the performance, head into Media for dinner and shopping, just 2 blocks away on State Street.
**If the weather is questionable, we will post on our website and Facebook by 1:00pm Saturday whether we will use the Sunday rain date.
Details HERE

Glenolden Summer Kickoff Fireworks 2018 **Changed to Raindate Sunday June 24 due to forecasted weather**
Fun begins at 7 PM (Fireworks will be at Dusk)
at Interboro Field at the end of Hillcrest Ave
Come on out and enjoy the food, music, and games with thousands of your closest friends. 
Music starts at 7 with DJ Steve. Games with Scoutmaster Ed happen around 8-ish. 
The big show is at dusk when Skyshooter Displays will wow you with their fireworks spectacular! 
Plenty of food and drinks will be on sale, benefitting Scout Troop 44. 
You can see them anywhere in Glenolden. But if you’re not with us at the field, you’re missing so much of the show!
Raindate is Sunday, June 24.
Details HERE

Rose Tree Park FREE Summer Concert Festival – Live Wire -Ultimate AC/DC Experience
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
The most complete and authentic reproduction of AC/DC’s sound and stage performance in the world. High voltage hits from the early days of the band through present hits.
Details HERE

Night Nation Run – Philadelphia
8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
at Xfinity LIVE Philadelphia
The Night Nation Run is the World’s 1st Running Music Festival, an ultimate blend of a Music Festival and a Fun Run. Experience a music filled course with Live DJs, Light Shows, Bubble Zones, Neon and Black Lights. Cross the finish line into an Epic Main Stage After Party featuring Top Headliner DJs.
To date over 1 million people across the World have become a member of the Night Nation©!
Celebrate Life. Celebrate friends and family. Celebrate Music. Run with the Night Nation!
REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
Race Packet
Glow Necklace
Free Giveaways
Admission to Official After After Party
The best night of your life!
5:30 pm – GATES OPEN
If you attended pre-packet pickup you DO NOT need to check-in at the event.
7:00 pm – PRE-PARTY BEGINS
First DJ comes on stage at 7:00 pm. If you’re coming to party, make sure to get there early and DANCE to get loose before the run! The pre-party will go on all the way up to the race starting at 8:30 pm.
8:30 pm – THE FIRST WAVE STARTS
The first wave starts at 8:30 pm, additional waves will go off every few minutes. Don’t miss out on the start line experience with live DJ’s, giveaways, and interactive light show!
COURSE
You will find multiple party zones with live DJ’s, Dancers, Light-shows, Selfie-Stations, and Glow Gear giveaways! We encourage you to dance and party as long as you like. If you’re looking to set your 5K personal record, this might not be the run for you!
MAIN STAGE AFTER PARTY
After you cross the finish line the real party begins! On the main stage multiple DJ’s will bring the house down. Dance the night away, as lights, fog, cryo, confetti guns, and giveaways rain down on you! This all leads up to our surprise headliner DJ!
Details and race information HERE and HERE

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tilly the Trickster
11 AM
at Players Club of Swarthmore
Details and ticket info HERE

Family Festival: Freedom Day
11 AM – 5 PM
at the Please Touch Museum
Celebrate Juneteenth at Please Touch Museum! Learn about African American quilting traditions and symbols in Freedom Quilts, join special story times to learn more about the end of slavery in the U.S. and this important day in history, create works of art, listen to musical performances, and more!
Details, schedule and more info HERE and HERE

The New Mix 99.5 WJBR Ice Cream Festival
11 AM – 5 PM
at Rockwood Park & Museum 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE
The Children’s Zone this year includes, face painting, plenty of interactive activities and games!
Stroll the grounds to speak with local businesses and win prizes.
Shop for a variety of items, including gifts, jewelry and neat things for your home.
Stop by to learn what local non-profits provide in your community.
Bring your blanket and stay all day, plenty of food, ice cream, beverages an entertainment!
We are dog friendly, so your friendly dog is welcome to share in the fun.
$5.00 age 13 and over, Children 12 and under free with paying adult
A portion of proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Nemours Children’s Hospital 
Details HERE

Bubble Festival at New Castle Co. Ice Cream Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
at Rockwood Park & Museum 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE
Come make GIANT BUBBLES with GRANDPOP BUBBLES™, free after price of admission ($5 adults; kids under 12 Free, cash only, includes a free ice cream for kids and helps Nemours Children’s Hospital).
New Castle County Ice Cream Festival will sponsor GRANDPOP BUBBLES™ and his amazing “Bubble Festival” at Rockwood Park, both days.
Grandpop Bubbles will bring his bubble wands, poles, basins, buckets, and 90 Gallons of SPECIAL BUBBLE JUICE for as many as possible to enjoy bubbling with #GPOPB.
You’ll share Grandpop Bubbles’ 3′ bubble wands and his 3′ bubble “Tristrings” (two sticks and strings) to make bubbles. He guarantees that you will make the BIGGEST bubbles of your life — whatever your age.
All will be amazed by the giant bubbles from Grandpop Bubbles’ 10′, 16’, and now 20’ poles. Bubbles can be 10′, 20′, 30′, and even longer! Some adults may want to try.
There will be so many things for the kids and kids-at-heart to do…
~~ Make BUBBLES and BUBBLE RAINBOWS!
~~ Try to escape the GHOST OF BLOB.
~~ Run away from GHOSTS, DRAGONS, WHALES, and DINOSAURS!
~~ Pop all the cars of a BUBBLE TRAIN if you can reach them!
~~ Hit the floor with DANCING BUBBLES!
~~ We can bubble in a light rain (I run from lightning), but it will be up to Upper Merion if there might need to be a cancellation.
~~ Weather forecasts won’t tell you, but Grandpop Bubbles predicts that the weather phenomenon he calls the BUBBLE BLIZZARD may occur… (about every half hour). Poppers will freak out!
Parents will supervise their kids as they make bubbles and bring goggles if desired. Bubble at your own risk. A few KINDNESSES are in order, so teach your children the following before coming and while bubbling…
1. BORROW wands and tristrings and SHARE when the time comes… Children are welcome to bring their wands and blowers or use Grandpop Bubbles’ wands and tristrings.
2. Teach kids to RESIST the temptation to STIR the mix. Stirring makes lots of FROTH. FROTH in the mix is BAD for bubbles. Rather, just press the wand to the bottom of the bucket and slide out slowly, sideways is best.
3. We like “POPPERS,” but when someone asks you to NOT pop their bubbles, please respect that. Grandpop Bubbles will make enough bubbles for everyone to pop. Only pop bubbles with FINGERS or NOSES. No swinging or throwing stuff, OK? (if we do not follow that request it gets crazy.)
4. You might consider letting the really GIANT Bubbles Live, to enjoy the way they shape-shift.
(a.) – If the bubble is smaller than you then go ahead and POP IT!
(b.) – If it is bigger than you, then you might want to LET IT LIVE so people can admire the beauty!
(c.) – Then, instead of popping the giant bubbles, try to get under them, then BLOW PUFFS of air into them to make little bubbles inside the big bubbles. It’s more fun than popping and it lets the giant bubbles live longer so we can enjoy their shapes and colors. 
5. RESPECT the equipment you borrow, please. Keep in the area and do not carry while popping any bubbles. Never leave the wands or tristrings on the ground where they get broken and dirty, but return to the cart or bucket home or hand them to a volunteer.
Event co-sponsor will be responsible for decisions regarding weather
Details HERE

Sundays with PopUpPlay
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 401 South Columbus, Philadelphia, PA
Sundays, May 13th – September 30th
In conjunction with PopUpPlay and other great Philly nonprofits, this program will offer a variety of free kids activities with monthly themes. Children and families will engage in interactive activities through art, music, science, and physical movement that revolve around themes like water science, civic engagement, building, and more
Details HERE

Philadelphia Irish Festival
12 PM – 7 PM
at Penns Landing
Details and schedule HERE

Arts in the Park: Tiffany Jones
6 PM – 7:30 PM
at Glen Providence Park in Media
For the 1st performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Tiffany Jones! Called a “rising star”, Philadelphia’s soul-jazz vocalist Tiffany Jones has “soul and sincerity behind her voice”, with jazz inflections and a message of love, joy, hope and healing – all supported by a first class band.
Rain date Sunday, June 24**
Free, family-friendly & open to the public
Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an evening concert. After the performance, head into Media for dinner and shopping, just 2 blocks away on State Street.
Details HERE

Glenolden Summer Kickoff Fireworks 2018
Fun begins at 7 PM (Fireworks will be at Dusk)
at Interboro Field at the end of Hillcrest Ave
Come on out and enjoy the food, music, and games with thousands of your closest friends. 
Music starts at 7 with DJ Steve. Games with Scoutmaster Ed happen around 8-ish. 
The big show is at dusk when Skyshooter Displays will wow you with their fireworks spectacular! 
Plenty of food and drinks will be on sale, benefitting Scout Troop 44. 
You can see them anywhere in Glenolden. But if you’re not with us at the field, you’re missing so much of the show!
Details HERE and HERE

Rose Tree Park FREE Summer Concert Festival – USAF Band of Northeast – Home of the Brave
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
Traditional Air National Guard squadron of 36 musicians plays dynamic mix of concert band standards, vocal selections, patriotic music, marches and rock faves.
Details HERE

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