Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 4/26 – 4/28

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

Philadelphia Science Festival
Apr 26 – May 4
The Philadelphia Science Festival will return in 2019 to educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world. Organized and led by The Franklin Institute, in collaboration with 200 of the region’s premier science, cultural, and educational establishments, the Philadelphia Science Festival offers events for families and adults all across the Delaware Valley.
Details and schedule of events HERE

LEGO BrickFest Live
April 27th & 29th
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks PA
“Hands-on LEGO Attractions and Activities Include:
Neon City and Glow Gallery: See LEGO® art shine under black-light and add your custom creations to the most unique LEGO building experience Brick Fest Live!
Brick Fest Speedway: Build, Race, and Win! Watch your custom-built LEGO® derby car zoom on 35-foot long timed-tracks!
Guinness World-Record Setting LEGO Mosaic: Build your part of Brick Fest Live’s Mystery Mosaic.
Inspiration Stations: Add to mind-blowing, life-sized LEGO® builds and make them your own with more LEGO® than you’ve ever seen.
Video Game Arena: Have a favorite LEGO® video game? Come challenge your family or make new friends in the Brick Fest Gaming Arena playing your favorite LEGO® title head-to-head.
Mini Golf: A miniature golf course built to inspire! Take your game to the next level on the Brick-Links.
Mosaics: Using a colorful variety of 1×1 LEGO® bricks, create your own mosaic tile and be part of the show!
Shopping: Find new, vintage, rare, and custom LEGO sets and merchandise from the many merchants in attendance.”
Details and ticket info HERE

Southwest Spring Fest at Bartram’s Gardens
April 27th & 28th
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Join for a great weekend of family-friendly activities as we kick off our 2019 season! John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum and Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center will also hold fun events this weekend. A free shuttle bus will be available between Heinz, Cobbs Creek, and Bartram’s Garden and several community locations for both weekend days. See the bus schedule here: bit.ly/2HOkPvL
///////Saturday, April 27th////////
First Day of Boating: 11am-3pm at Bartram’s Garden
Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse reopens for the 2019 season. Visitors can borrow a kayak or rowboat and explore the Schuylkill for half an hour at a time. Life vests provided! Boating is first-come first-served; be prepared to wait in line if it’s a busy day. [info: bit.ly/2WgPE0f ]
Spring Plant Sale: 11am-4pm at Bartram’s Garden
A wide variety of plants will be for sale at the annual spring Plant Sale: flowers, shrubs, trees, grasses; annuals and perennials. Horticulture staff will be around to offer advice and answer questions. [info: bit.ly/2HPfSTp ]
BioBlitz: 9am-4pm at Bartram’s Garden
A BioBlitz is an event where people search out & document as many plants and animals as possible in a certain area. Anyone welcome to drop in at any time to help us find different species on our site. Naturalists will be around to answer questions & offer tips on where to look for certain creatures. People will be asked to download the iNaturalist app in order to collect the data of species found. [info: bit.ly/2TQ04Hr ]
Our BioBlitz is a part of Philadelphia City Nature Challenge, which is a part of a global effort to document as many different plants & animals as possible in urban areas
BioBlitz: 9am-4pm at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge will also hold a BioBlitz on Saturday! [info: bit.ly/2Wj9o3q ]
Wetland Clean-up & Walk: 10am-1pm at Cobbs Creek C.E.C.
Help keep Cobbs Creek beautiful. There will be a wetland clean-up at 10am, and a clean-up & educational walk at 12pm. Boots, bags, gloves, and pickers will be provided.
///////Sunday, April 28th////////
BioBlitz: 10:30am-12:30pm at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge continues their BioBlitz on Sunday! [info: bit.ly/2JHpfXQ ]
Bicycle Workshop: 10am-2pm at Bartram’s Garden (56th St Pier)
The Bicycle Coalition will offer adult bike riding lessons from 10am til noon, followed by bike tune-ups from noon to 1pm, and group bike rides for all levels from 1pm til 2pm. Bikes are available to borrow for the event.
Be A Wetland Scientist!: 10am-2pm at Bartram’s Garden (56th St Pier)
Children and families can enjoy interactive games about the river and keeping it clean. Activities will focus on why maintaining a healthy river is important, and offer new ways to think about pollution and river health. This event is part of the Philadelphia Science Festival at the Franklin Institute. [info: bit.ly/2FkrICi ]
Family Walk on the Wild Side: 10am-4pm at Cobbs Creek C.E.C.
Families of all sizes are invited to come on an informative walking tour of Cobbs Creek Park, exploring the many different habitats that can be found, and learning about the creatures that live in them. Bring a camera!
Details HERE

The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales
Friday April 26th – Sunday April 28th
at MainStage Theatre, 2 E. Rosedale Avenue, West Chester, PA
Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Ticket Pricing:
Adult $16.00
Child (5-12 years) $7.00
Student/Senior Citizen $13.00
Details and ticket info HERE

Sister Act
April 19th – May 4th
at Players Club of Swarthmore
Thursday performances are at 7:30 PM
Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 PM
Sunday matinees are at 2:00 PM
*Special Saturday Matinee on Saturday, April 20th (no Sunday matinee that week)
Details and ticket info HERE

Walnut Street Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Now through April 28th
Details and ticket info HERE

12 Chairs
Apr 25 – May 12
Buttonwood Studios 1022 Buttonwood St, Philadelphia, PA
Often funny, sometimes sad, and always engaging, 12 CHAIRS moves us through the lives of Louise and her mother Ann. As Louise empties Ann’s house after her funeral, we experience, chair by chair, and scene by scene, the moments – by turn tender and turbulent — that are seared into memory. Philly favorites Marcia Ferguson and Barrymore-Award winner Amanda Schoonover embody Ann and Louise, and ten more characters, as they tell the full life story within this most deep and complex of relationships.
*Early Bird Ticket Special* Book the complimentary early bird ticket and enjoy extended happy hour specials at Love City Brewery, around the corner to Buttonwood Studios before or after each performance. Enjoy $4 pints and 12oz/goblets, and bottomless bar snacks for $2. Food trucks are also on site each evening.
Offer subject to availability. There is a limited supply of early bird tickets available for each performance.
Details HERE

Science Sparks! for Spring Break at Hagley Museum
Saturday April 13th – Sunday April 28th
Explore a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities to challenge creativity including marble runs, soaring satellites and more during your child’s spring break!
Science Sparks! is a drop-in event which is included in regular museum admission and free for Hagley members. Located on the 2nd floor of the Visitor Center.
Details HERE

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Exhibit at The Franklin Institute
April 13th – September 2nd
“Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life!”
Details and ticket info HERE

Cherry Street Pier
121 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Experience Delaware River Waterfront’s unique take on public space with the opening of Cherry Street Pier
Details HERE and HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details 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

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Vikings Beyond the Legend exhibit through March 3rd
Details HERE

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Details HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
The newest special exhibit, Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids will be open February 16–June 9, 2019
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo – Return of the Zoo Key
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

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
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

Sahara Sams Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Friday April 26, 2019

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

Bird Walk at Bartram’s Garden with Jason Weckstein
8 AM – 11 AM
at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Jason Weckstein, Associate Professor BEES/Associate Curator of Ornithology Academy of Natural Sciences and Matthew Halley, Ph.D. Candidate BEES will lead a bird/nature walk at Bartram’s Garden. Join them for a few hours in the field to photograph and identify as many species as possible. While the walk will focus on birds, we will also photograph other wildlife and will upload images to iNaturalist. The walk will start at 8 am at the Bartram’s Garden parking lot.
This event is part of the City Nature Challenge. Visit https://cncphilly.org/events for more events.
Details HERE

Friends of the Marple Public Library Spring Sale
10 AM – 5 PM
Enjoy big savings on Books, DVD’s, CDs, Pocketbooks and Jewelry.
Details HERE

Books on Blankets at Rose Tree Park
10:30 AM – 12 PM
All ages, Bring Your Own Blanket
Mr. Jason takes his story time outside for this special program! He’ll share some books, songs, and bring a large variety of toys from the library for everybody to play with after story time. A wonderful chance to enjoy literacy, outdoors, and the community. Feel free to bring your own toys, if you’d like.
Weather permitting. If it is raining or below 50 degrees, we will cancel the event.
Right off Providence Road by the main parking lot.
Details HERE

Family Fun Fridays: Stories & Blocks
11 AM – 11:45 AM
at Media-Upper Providence Free Library
Stories & Activities. Ages 0-5. Just drop in!
Details HERE

Dance Me a Story
2 PM – 2:45 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Ages 2-5 
Registration is required 
“Each class starts in a circle with a warm-up and gross-motor skills around the room. The dance teacher, Ms Lisa Oster, uses dance terms throughout the class (plié, releve, passé, chasse). She also incorporates a bit of yoga in the warm up. Then each class features a story with movement and accompanying music. Class ends with Freeze dance into a cool down.” Parents stay in the room, but must keep conversations to minimum. Parents may join in if it helps their child but in general the kids participate on their own.”
Details HERE

Countdown to Avengers 4 – The Avengers: Infinity War
2 PM – 4:30 PM
Ridley Township Public Library & Resource Center
The latest Avengers movie, Avengers: Endgame (also known as Avengers 4) will be opening in theatres on April 26th, 2019. While we’re waiting for the big day, the library will be showing the first three Avengers movies on Fridays in April. Free popcorn will be provided.
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Relax and play a game! A PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and several retro consoles are available for use. Feel free to bring your own portable device or games, too.
This program is free and open to those in grades 6-12.
No registration is required.
Details HERE

Board Games
3 PM – 4:45 PM
at Upper Darby Township/Sellers Library – Municipal Branch
All kinds of different games available. Open to kids in grades 1-12.
Details HERE

After School Board Games
3 PM – 5 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Details HERE

Teen Game Day
3:30 PM – 5 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Come in and unwind with the library’s collection of games for the PS4, Xbox 360, or Wii. Feel free to bring in your own games to join in on the fun.
Details HERE

BYOB & Pizza Night at Lulu’s Casita
4 PM – 7:30 PM
at 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA
Lulu’s is open until 7:30pm for more fun, BYOB and pizza starting at 4pm. You can now place your pizza order ahead of time, give us a call, let them know what you want and they will have your pizza waiting for you! Regular admission
Details HERE

Preschool Prom at Delaware Children’s Museum
5 PM – 8 PM
550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
Come dressed in your favorite outfit for a night of music, movement, and sound sensory exploration! Enjoy live music by We Kids Rock from 5:30-7 pm in our Large Gallery. Dressing up is not required, but highly encouraged. All ages welcome!
$5 Admission
FREE for DCM Members
Details HERE

Swarthmore CO-OP Food Truckathon **CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER**
5 PM – 9 PM
at Swarthmore Co-op 341 Dartmouth Ave, Swarthmore, PA
The Food Truck-A-Thon is back at the Swarthmore CO-OP. A variety of food trucks and vendors will be on hand for patrons to enjoy amazing food and drinks. Some of the most popular trucks in the region will set up shop outside of the CO-OP from 5 to 9 PM.
Details HERE

Woodlyn PTO Presents Food Trucks And Movie Night
5 PM – 10:30 PM
Woodlyn Elementary School1200 Colson Rd, Woodlyn PA
All are welcome! Students, families, friends, neighbors, etc. For safety reasons, please make sure that all children are accompanied by an adult.
Food trucks – *Zac’s* / *Uncle John’s BBQ* / *Pizzeria Pronto (Cafe Riviera)* – Bring cash to support the food trucks – a portion of the sales will be donated to the Woodlyn Elementary PTO.
Outdoor Movie – *Ralph Breaks The Internet* – make sure to bring a chair, blanket, etc to sit on.
This is a rain or shine event. IF the weather does not cooperate, we will still hold the movie inside. Because there is limited space in our gym, we will have to make alternate plans of 2 showings of the movie on a first come basis. K-2nd (6-8p) and 3rd-5th (8-10p).
The Woodlyn PTO will have a concession stand selling popcorn, pretzels, candy, drinks, glow necklaces, etc.
Details HERE

Pizza Party at Media’s Toddler Town
5 PM – 7:30 PM
300 West Baltimore Avenue, Media, PA
Feel free to come for our pizza party Friday night… Bring the little ones in their pajamas and get them tired out and ready for bed! We will provide the pizza for everyone and water/juice for kiddies 🙂
Regular admission for children, adults are $7 (we provide your pizza)
If you plan on coming please RSVP so we know how much pizza to get (“interested” does not count as a yes).
Details HERE

Bethel Fire Company Carnival
6 PM – 10 PM
3220 Foulk Rd, Garnet Valley, PA
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
6 PM – 11 PM
10 N Malin Rd. Broomall, PA
Details HERE

Party for the Trees at Tyler Arboretum
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Celebrate Tyler’s trees (and Arbor Day) with a party for them! We’ll take a walk around and meet some of the most interesting trees at Tyler. Create a tree craft and have a treat by the campfire. And of course, no party is complete without party hats, cake and favors! Take a tiny tree home to plant in your own yard.
Suitable for ages 5 and up.
$15 members, $20 non-members.
Registration required
Details HERE

Fairy Rhymes – Pennsylvania Ballet II – Sensory Friendly
7 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Join the Three Little Kittens as they travel through nursery rhymes and fairy tales to find their lost mittens.
This is the fourth year in a row that Upper Darby Performing Arts Center has been selected by the Pennsylvania Ballet company to bring our audiences new, creative work of the highest calibre.
The PERFECT way to introduce your favorite young person to the art form of ballet.
One hour long. No intermission.
At sensory performance house lights are at mid-level and guests may vocalize and move around
Tickets | $11 – $14
Memeber Discount | $1 off
Details HERE

Astronomy Night & FrogWatch Walk (part of Philly Science Fest)
7 PM – 10 PM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
The refuge proudly partners with the Philadelphia Science Festival to present Astronomy and Wildlife Night! Star gaze with amateur astronomers, take a night hike with a refuge staff member, or join in on a FrogWatch Walk with Philly Zoo. This event is FREE and open to the public of all ages. No registration necessary.
Details HERE

Karaoke at 2312 Garrett (Delaware County, PA) (21 and older)
8 PM – 12 AM
2312 Garrett Rd, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Karaoke is every Friday at 2312 Garrett in Drexel Hill, PA!
Details HERE

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Bird Walks at Newlin Grist Mill
8 AM – 10 AM
Newlin Grist Mill 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA
Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited are teaming up to explore the wonderful world of bird life. Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology.
Families and beginners are welcome!
When: Last Saturday of each month from 8-10am (April-October) or 9-11am (November-March)
Where: Meet at the NGM Visitor Center
Cost: Free
Details HERE

Tyke Triathlon & Healthy Kids Day
8 AM – 11:30 AM (race day check in 7:30 AM)
at Ridley YMCA 900 South Avenue, Secane, PA
The Annual Tyke Triathlon kicks off the day! Then our yearly Healthy Kids Day follows! This FREE event is all about the kids staying active and having fun. We will have a make your own yogurt parfait station, a giant obstacle course, face painting, dancing, kids Zumba class, and crafts!
Tyke Triathalon registration HERE
Details and registration info HERE

Pancake Breakfast Hosted by Cub Scout Pack 63, Lansdowne, PA
8:30 AM – 11 AM
at Lansdowne First Presbyterian Church 140 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA
Join for our annual pancake breakfast.
Reserved in advance: Adults $6, Kids (4-10) $4
At the door: Adults $7, Kids $5
Kids under 3 are free
Message us, to reserve your tickets today!
Proceeds will help us continue to provide a quality scouting program for our youth.
Cash, credit cards, and Venmo accepted.
Details HERE

Haverford Earth Day Celebration
9 AM – 12 PM
at The Haverford Reserve CREC 9000 Parkview Drive, Haverford PA
Free trees, Live Music, Face painting, eco friendly fun, and more
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

Celebrate National Soft Pretzel Day With SUPERPRETZEL
9 AM – 3 PM
at Love Park in Philadelphia
“Philly, we want to see you twist! We’re celebrating National Pretzel Day at Love Park with free pretzels and yoga. Stop by from 9am on for free treats and swag, and don’t miss a 10-11am yoga session led by Ashley Rufo. First 50 yogis to make it to class get a free SUPERPRETZEL mat (we suggest bringing your own, just in case 😊!)”
Details HERE

Children’s Book Sale presented by the Friends of Radnor Memorial Library
9 AM – 4 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details HERE

Book It! 5k Walk/Run
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
The point to point course starts at Wallingford train station (a short walk from Helen Kate Furness library) at 9:30AM and ends at Swarthmore Public Library in the town center of Swarthmore. After the race, there will be activities for families, live music, and an awards ceremony in Central Park next to the Library. This is a fun event for the whole family!
Don’t forget to don a crazy hat for the run. It could be a snowman hat, a flamingo beret, or an oversize metallic top hat. Just remember, the sillier the hat, the better! We’ll award a prize to the person wearing the Best Crazy Hat, so bring your “A” game!
NEW this year, bring your furry friends! Leashed, friendly dogs are welcome to run with their owners in the back of the pack.
Thank you for helping support our local libraries! All proceeds directly benefit the programs and services of the Helen Kate Furness and Swarthmore Public Libraries.
Visit Run the Day for more information and to register.
Details HERE

Once Upon a Garden
10 AM – 11:30 AM
Held at Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden, located at 786 Church Rd., Wayne PA
Nature storytime and craft for ages 2-5. $5 admission with a Radnor Library card or free with a season pass, kids 12 and under are free.
No registration required.
Details HERE

Kids Club Spring Showers Art
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $2 per project, ages 3+, supplies included, $5 per project, ages 6+, supplies included.
Details HERE

Healthy Kids Day at Rocky Run YMCA
10 AM – 12 PM
1299 W Baltimore Pike, Media PA
Come join at Healthy Kids Day! We will have community vendors, tour fire trucks and learn about our Y departments such as swim team, Kid Zone, aquatics, membership and more! The Rocky Run School of Dance will also perform. This is FREE event open to all and registration is not required!
Details HERE

Delco 4-H Spring Fling
10 AM – 2 PM
395 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square, PA
Rain or Shine! We are again hosting our annual *SPRING FLING*
Come learn about local agriculture by touring our 4-H Cooperative Farm at Garret Williamson! We have cattle, horses, alpaca, and sheep awaiting your questions! Community members can explore our 4-H program while also supporting our Clubs with the purchase of delicious project-themed foods and project-themed products (think Alpaca Fiber!).
Details HERE

Kids Fest at Bowlero
10 AM – 2 PM
575 Conchester Hwy, Boothwyn, PA
Join for a fun-filled day on the lanes with great deals for everyone.
FREE Bowling
FREE Shoe Rental
FREE $5 Arcade Card
$1 Soft Drinks
$1 Cookies
$2 Hot Dogs
$14 Pizza Pies
*Free bowling and shoes for kids only. Adults will receive a discounted rate. Subject to lane availability only.
Details HERE

Touch a Truck at Rose Tree Park
10 AM – 3 PM
1671 N Providence Rd, Upper Providence PA
Come out and enjoy a fun day with your family! Many trucks will be on display for kids to explore. Food will be available and plenty of other kids activities to make for a great day!
Details HERE

Friends of the Marple Public Library Spring Sale
10 AM – 3 PM
Enjoy big savings on Books, DVD’s, CDs, Pocketbooks and Jewelry.
Details HERE

Clifton Heights PAL Community Day
10 AM – 4 PM
217 N Springfield Rd, Clifton Heights PA
Get out and show your support for the girls and boys of Clifton PAL while showing pride in your community. Festivities include parade of athletes, food trucks, craft vendors, 3 live bands, moon bounce, face paint, balloons, rock wall, rides and raffles. FUN for the whole family!!! Great line up of Food Trucks, Bands and Vendors!
Details HERE

Media-Upper Providence Free Library Spring Book Sale
10 AM – 5 PM
Large collection of hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games.
Details HERE

Philly Butterfly Festival
10 AM – 5 PM
at Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion 8046 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia PA
Come celebrate all things butterfly at our family-friendly event. We’ll have butterfly gardening workshops, butterfly raising demos, live butterfly releases, arts and crafts, face painting, live music, and more!
Local native butterfly chrysalis, butterfly-friendly plants, food, and beverages will be available for purchase.
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday Morning Stories
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Details HERE

Snow White – Sensory Friendly Abridged Production – Free
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
at Neumann University Meagher Theater Aston PA
International Ballet Classique will be performing a Sensory Friendly Abridged Production of Snow White for NAA Pennsylvania’s families.
Snow White is a captivating ballet adaptation of a magical story, where the ‘fairest in the land’ is forced to take refuge in the forest after fleeing the Evil Queen. Perfect for young families and audiences of all ages. This performance is free with the NAA Pennsylvania code below.
The 10:30am performance of Snow White on 04/27/19 is the ONLY Sensory Friendly Abridged production.
Use Code: “naasw” for free tickets at checkout.
Please contact us at (610) 986-2474 or email ibcballet1@gmail.com for information on how to attend.
*ALL ONLINE SALES WILL CLOSE 3HRS BEFORE EACH PERFORMANCE.
Details and ticket info HERE

Storytime and Activities Featuring What Do You Do with a Chance?
11 AM
at Barnes & Noble Broomall PA
This is the story of a child who isn’t sure what to make of a chance encounter and then discovers that when you’re brave, take chances, and say yes to new experiences, amazing things can happen
Details HERE

Fairy Rhymes – Pennsylvania Ballet II 
11 AM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Join the Three Little Kittens as they travel through nursery rhymes and fairy tales to find their lost mittens.
This is the fourth year in a row that Upper Darby Performing Arts Center has been selected by the Pennsylvania Ballet company to bring our audiences new, creative work of the highest calibre.
The PERFECT way to introduce your favorite young person to the art form of ballet.
One hour long. No intermission.
Tickets | $11 – $14
Memeber Discount | $1 off
Details HERE

Chair Yoga
11 AM – 12 PM
at Aston Public Library
Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.
Chair yoga is great for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.
Registration required
Details HERE

PAWS for Reading at Sellers Library
11 AM – 12 PM
PAWS for Reading offers children in grades K-5 the chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy dog! A lovely opportunity for a reluctant reader or simply a child who loves dogs, each individual session lasts about ten minutes!
Registration required
Details HERE

Russian Story Time
11 AM – 12:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner.
“Learn, move and play along as we read old favorite and modern Russian children fairy tales, poems and rhymes. Join us at the Middletown Free Library for fun reading activities, meet friends and practice Russian. This is a lively language enrichment story time for babies and toddlers, but ALL ages are welcome to come and learn some Russian words & phrases!”
Registration is not required!
Details HERE

Magical Unicorn Festival
11 AM – 4 PM
at Paws Discovery Farm 1105 Hainesport Mt Laurel Rd, Mount Laurel, NJ
Join for a Magical Unicorn Festival at Paws Discovery Farm. We are ready to sparkle and shine with festive crafts, magical games and magical makeup. There will even be a chance to ride a real unicorn!
Pre-sale passes on sale at https://squareup.com/store/paws-discovery-farm/item/magical-first-class-pass
Details HERE

Baconfest at Chadds Ford Winery
11 AM – 7 PM (April 20th, 27th & 28th)
This fan-favorite event is back for a fifth year, and the epic festival is sure to make any bacon lover’s dreams come true.
Dig into an abundance of pork-centric culinary creations, prepared by some of the best food trucks in the bacon business, then quench your thirst with a variety of award-winning, flavorful Chaddsford wines.
Admission is free, and all wine and food purchases are pay as you go.
Details HERE

Yoga for a Reason
12 PM – 1 PM
at Lansdowne Landing
Join for a 45 minute, all-levels yoga practice and 15 minute guided meditation during Savasana led by CYT, Melissa Hamilton at The Lansdowne Landing.
This is a special donation based class to help me raise money to support Living Beyond Breast Cancer and their annual Reach & Raise event!
Since its launch in Philadelphia in 2001, Reach & Raise has attracted more than $2 million in individual support! In 2016 alone, LBBC reached more than 550,000 people through their comprehensive website, informative webinars and publications and in-person conferences. With your help, Living Beyond Breast Cancer to increase their reach and help even more people impacted by this disease!
Details HERE

MAKE break Tie-Dye T-Shirt
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

Meditation Saturday
1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library & Resource Center
Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,
these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,
will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Saturday will take place in the Meeting Room in the new library.
Details HERE

Slam Poetry Contest
1 PM – 3 PM
at J. Lewis Crozer Library
This FREE event has spots for up to 25 poets to perform their original, spoken word poetry. Each poet should have at least two different poems ready to read or recite from memory. The contest is free and open to the public, so, friends and family are encouraged to cheer on their favorites.
FREE refreshments & prizes for poets!
Details and registration info HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages, all levels
Details HERE

TechGirlz at Middletown Free Library
1 PM – 3:30 PM
Using Computer Simulations to Help Solve Complex Problems
In this workshop, students will learn about computer simulations and create their own simulations of an epidemic and what factors make it spread faster or stop, which we like more. We will be using the online tool StarLogo Nova to create the simulations.
Requirements: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! AND please sign up for a free Starlogo Nova account prior to the workshop.
Note: Please bring a laptop. Snacks will be provided.
Details HERE

Pop Up Naturalist “Frogs & Toads”
1 PM – 5 PM
at Newlin Grist Mill 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA
Join Newlin’s staff naturalist for an afternoon of exciting environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that call Newlin home. While specific activities will vary by theme, you can expect to find interactive demonstrations, live specimens, games and crafts, and fun for the whole family!
All ages; FREE.
Details HERE

Royal Tomb Decoration and the Afterlife at Penn Museum
1 PM – 6 PM
The American Research Center in Egypt—Pennsylvania Chapter presents an afternoon mini-symposium exploring beliefs and traditions related to the afterlife in ancient Egypt. Presentations include “Evolving the Magical Machine: Three Millennia of Egyptian Royal Tombs and Their Decoration” by Dr. Aidan Dodson, Honorary Professor of Egyptology, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology, University of Bristol; “A Magical Mystery Tour through the Ancient Egyptian Afterlife with Ra” by Dr. Kasia Szpakowska, Associate Professor of Egyptology, Swansea University; and “The Magic of Ra and Osiris in Royal New Kingdom Tombs” by Dr. Suzanne Onstine, Associate Professor of History, University of Memphis.
General admission, $18
Penn Museum members, $13
ARCE members, PennCard holders, students with ID, and children under 12, $8
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
3 PM – 11 PM
10 N Malin Rd. Broomall, PA
Details HERE

Dinos After Dark
4 PM – 8 PM
at The Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia
Join for Dinos After Dark and enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission, family activities and the Dino Drafts Beer Garden in Dinosaur Hall! Enjoy a special Star Party at this month’s event in celebration of the Philadelphia Science Festival.
Details HERE

Home And School’s 15th Annual Family Bingo Night
5 PM – 9 PM
at Interboro High School 500 16th Ave, Prospect Park, PA
Basket Bingo! $5 Dollars at the door to play which includes 10 Games!!! Pizza, Chick-fil-A Sandwiches, walking tacos and many more goodies on sale! Extra games, tickets, daubers, and 50/50’s also available for purchase!! We have TV’s , pool memberships, gift cards, and much much more to win!!! Hope you can all join for some great family FUN!
Details HERE

Bethel Fire Company Carnival
6 PM – 10 PM
3220 Foulk Rd, Garnet Valley, PA
Details HERE

A Night For Nick! (MOM’s Club Gala 2019)
7 PM – 11 PM
at Heritage Ballroom 2107 MacDade Blvd, Holmes, PA
The Moms Club of Ridley Township is hosting a fundraiser to benefit Nick’s House, of the HEADstrong Foundation. Nick’s House provides complimentary lodging for out-of-town patients and their families who are undergoing cancer-related treatment in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Come and join us at the Heritage Ballrooms for a silent auction with amazing prizes to be won. Tickets are only $40 and include dinner, DJ, dancing & a full open bar!! Message us above or email us at ridleymoms@gmail.com for more information and please “like” our Facebook page the Moms Club of Ridley Township. Tickets can be purchased through VENMO @MOMSClubofRidleyTownship or sent via check to 1176 Morton Avenue, Folsom, PA 19033.
Details HERE

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Contemplating Nature Walk 
9 AM – 9:30 AM
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Recharge with us for a 30 minute meditative walk and connect to the natural world! Dressing warmly and in layers is recommended. Walk will be approximately 1/2 mile on flat surfaces, with frequent breaks for nature contemplation.
Details HERE

Birds and Butterfly Walk with Cliff Hence at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (Rt.420 entrance)
9 AM – 11 AM
Come discover the birds and butterflies of the Refuge! Walk will meet at the Rt. 420 parking lot and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. No registration required.
Details HERE

4th Annual Superhero 5K Run and Walk
9 AM – 11 AM
Ridley Creek State Park Glen Mills, PA
Supporting CASA Youth Advocates, Inc.
Call on your inner superhero and do something great! Run or walk for CASA Youth Advocates to champion abused and neglected children caught in the child welfare systems in Delaware and Chester counties.
ALL AGES. DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE SUPERHERO!
Location: Ridley Creek State Park 1023 Sycamore Mills Rd, Media, PA 19063 (Pavilion 17)
Awards: Top overall male/female race finishers, overall age group winners, and top 1-3 sponsors
Entry Fees: Before April 21, 2019: $30 for Adults, $15 for Children 7-17(children 6 & under FREE).
After April 21, 2019 & Day of Race: $40 for Adults, $20 for Children 7-17 (children 6 & under FREE)
Amenities: Each registrant receives a T-shirt, refreshments, water stations, prizes, etc.
Race Results: Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co.
Costume Categories: Kids, Adults, Groups, and Pets.
Details HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 4 PM
7 N Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
CONFIRMED VENDORS:
228 Grant Street Candle Co.
5one7 Designs
A Little Sparkle
Abraham Candles Co.
Ana Thorne
April Heather Art
Atwater Designs
Bee Hobby Craft
Brandywine View Antiques
Bridget Flynn Handwoven
Bubbledog
by ren
Candelles
Carolyn Powers Designs
Christine Shirley
Clarissa Eck
Colleen Attara Studio
Crescent Moon Clothing
exit343design
Findings
Forge & Finish
freshvintage
from Donna’s hands
Gillian Pokalo Fine Art
Godfrey’s Antiques
Green Meadows Florist
Hoist Away Bags
In With The Old
jeanmasonPRINT
Jen McCleary Art & Design
joeyfivecents
Judy Swayze Designs
Le Beurre Shop, LLC
Leaman Mere Images
Lotus 8
Lucky Honey Bee
Magnolia Street Style
Maria Maurio
MARIE JUNE JEWELRY
Mary-Lynne Moffatt
Me and Phoebe
Melissa Koenig Ceramics
Milk Truck Vintage
MSealie
Mud & Maker
Mushmina
Myriad Mirage
Nancy Anne Designs
Nancy Nelson Jewelry
Naturally London
O L D I S H
Operative Form (double)
Paul Carpenter Art
Pleasant Valley Textiles, Inc
Pluma Avis Domus
Pocketbook Vintage
Queenie’s Junktique
REXMAKE
Rocks and Salt
Royal Port Antiques
Selah Jewelry Design
SELVEDGE wax print
Shady Nook Bee Farms
SheCre8s
Silverbrook Studios
Smithfield Barn
StitchPrism
Stone&Wares
Studio42Jewelry
Susan Rifkin
Sweet Sally’s Soaps
Tadpole Creations
Tamme Handmade
terra luna, llc
Textures Bags
The Aspen Tree
The Painted Lily
The Pillow Works
The Saturday Evening Experience
The Tin Goat
Thomas Redding
Three Parts Charm
Tocco Studio
Tracy Tayan Designs
Trinkets & Treasures
veryDonna
Walker Antiques
Wood and Willow
Woods and Willow
Yanina Siani
Yardsale Press
FOOD VENDORS:
Savory: Abuelitas Empanadas, Baby Blues BBQ, Mom-Mom’s Polish Food Cart, Say Cheese, Spurrito
Sweet: Cupcake Carnivale, Flour and Oats Artisan Cookies, Lil Pop Shop
Bevs: Philadelphia Lemonade Co.
MUSIC & MORE:
Music: The Sullivan Brothers
Crafts: Black Hound Clay Studio, Handwork Studio, Wayne Art Center
Animal Rescue: Finding Shelter
Nonprofit: Bryn Mawr Hospital
{final vendors subject to change}
Details HERE

Media-Upper Providence Free Library Spring Book Sale
10 AM – 5 PM
Large collection of hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games.
Details HERE

Kids’ Café Sing and Play
11 AM – 11:30 AM
at Wallingford Presbyterian Church 110 E Brookhaven Rd, Wallingford, PA
No more sharing fellowship time with the adults! Kids’ Café Sing and Play (ages 4-11) is a time for snacking, singing and playing games while they enjoy coffee hour. Meet Pastor Taylor in the Reception Room after Faith Formation the last Sunday of the month beginning April 28.
Details HERE

Magical Unicorn Festival
11 AM – 4 PM
at Paws Discovery Farm 1105 Hainesport Mt Laurel Rd, Mount Laurel, NJ
Join for a Magical Unicorn Festival at Paws Discovery Farm. We are ready to sparkle and shine with festive crafts, magical games and magical makeup. There will even be a chance to ride a real unicorn!
Pre-sale passes on sale at https://squareup.com/store/paws-discovery-farm/item/magical-first-class-pass
Details HERE

Flavors of the Avenue Street Festival
11 AM – 5 PM
1904 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia’s tastiest food festival is back! Flavors on the Avenue returns with five blocks of street food, seasonal sips, craft beer, live music, sidewalk sales and free family fun – from Broad to Dickinson streets. Over two dozen award-winning restaurants and bars will bring their signature cuisine outside. Craft beer, wine and seasonal sips will be pouring to quench your thirst. Free to attend and open to all ages.
Music & Family Fun, Shopping, Makers and Artists and of course, Food!
Details HERE

Baconfest at Chadds Ford Winery
11 AM – 6 PM
This fan-favorite event is back for a fifth year, and the epic festival is sure to make any bacon lover’s dreams come true.
Dig into an abundance of pork-centric culinary creations, prepared by some of the best food trucks in the bacon business, then quench your thirst with a variety of award-winning, flavorful Chaddsford wines.
Admission is free, and all wine and food purchases are pay as you go.
Details HERE

Alice in Wonderland
12 PM (Sundays through May 26th)
at Media Theatre
Details and ticket info HERE

Children’s Book Sale presented by the Friends of Radnor Memorial Library
1 PM – 4 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details HERE

History Talk: April 1865
1 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Join a lively discussion about how the events of April 1865 (the fall of Richmond; Lee’s surrender to Grant at Appomattox; Grant’s handling of the surrender; Lincoln’s assassination) forged a much stronger nation, despite our differences, compared to the loose confederation of states that entered the Civil War.
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
1 PM – 6 PM
10 N Malin Rd. Broomall, PA
Details HERE

THE HEALING POETRY OF LOSS: An Experiential Workshop to Celebrate National Poetry Month & Explore Grief and Resilience
2 PM – 3:30 PM
at Upper Darby Township/Sellers Library – Main Sellers Branch
Loss and its accompanying grief come in many forms. Here are some examples: death of a loved one, divorce, unemployment, death of a pet, retirement, empty-nesting, illness, moving, change in physical abilities, financial changes, legal issues.
Please join us for an interactive workshop where we will use poems to explore the emotions of grief. (NO POETRY WRITING SKILLS REQUIRED!) You will leave with a packet of poems and suggestions for future writing prompts to continue your exploration.
Co-facilitated by: Lisa De Vuono (Award-winning poet and facilitator of creativity/poetry workshops at conferences, festivals, retreats, hospitals, and business settings. Additional work with teens in recovery, cancer patients, and ALS patients and their families) and
Bonnie Neubauer (Author of The Write-Brain Workbook, creator of the Story Spinner, published poet, Certified Life Cycle Celebrant®, and Certified Creative Grief Support Practitioner)
This free workshop will be held in the 2nd floor programming room. (No elevator.). Light refreshments.
Registration required.
Details HERE

Peeps Fest for Tweens & Teens
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
at Middletown Free Library
It’s Spring and time to celebrate those fabulous marshmallow treats…PEEPS!
Tweens & Teens are invited to join us for a fun afternoon of Peeps tasting and art. We’ll have a variety of Peeps for you to try out and find your new favorite flavor. Grab a friend and create a Peeps de Resistance of your own. Create a masterpiece using Peeps, candies and craft supplies in our first ever Peeps Art Contest. You’ll create your art in the library and have a chance to vote for your favorite pieces and win some great prizes!
Registration required
Details HERE

Family Movie Night: Christopher Robin
6 PM – 8 PM
at Cokesbury United Methodist Church 305 Market St, Marcus Hook, PA
Free family friendly movie – all are welcome!
25 cent concession stand – every item is a quarter!
Doors are open at 5:45 PM – movie starts promptly at 6:00 PM
Details HERE

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