Thursday, July 19, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 20th, 21st and 22nd

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 20th, 21st and 22nd


Friday

1. 
Firefly Frenzy at Tyler Arboretum (registration required)


2. Watch the movie "Elf" under the stars at 
Oakbourne Park


Saturday 

3. Public Archaeology Days at Newlin Grist Mill

4. Check out th
e Food Truck Frenzy at Linvilla Orchards

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5.  Head to Michaels to make Jam-bor-ee crafts or Musical Canvas Art

 "Happy Dreamer" storytime at Barnes and Noble Broomall

7. Lebanese Festival St. Sharbel Catholic Church

8.  Fireworks and Foutain show at Longwood Gardens


Sunday  

9. Gardening with Children with Linvilla Orchards (registration required)

10. West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special



* Check out our calendar for more ideas 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

“Come and Meet Those Dancing Feet!” Upper Darby Summer Stage Proudly Presents “42nd Street" Ticket Giveaway



Upper Darby Summer Stage presents its crown jewel of the season, the mainstage production “42nd Street” on July 27, 28 and August 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m. andAugust 4 at 1:30 p.m. Performances take place at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.



The ultimate show-biz musical and multiple Tony-Award winner, “42nd Street” is a celebration of Broadway and the people who create the magic of musical theatre. Featuring show-stopping tap dance numbers, a classic musical score, and an electric Broadway style finale, “42nd Street” will dazzle theater lovers of all ages. With music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, audiences will recognize classics tunes like “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money,” and “Shuffle Off to Buffalo.”



Tickets for this production are affordable ranging from $14 to $17 enabling anyone to experience a professional, high standard production. Tickets may be purchased at udpac.org or by calling the box office at 610.622.1189.



The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, minutes from the Main Line and Center City. The performance is approximately 2.5 hours, including intermission. Parking is free.


About the show:

Set in the early 1930s, aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer (Meghan Dietzler of Upper Darby) travels to the “Big Apple” from Allentown, Pennsylvania to audition for elite director Julian Marsh’s (Chris Monaco of Wallingford) Broadway production. With her natural sparkle and hoofing skills, she lands a job in the ensemble of Marsh’s “Pretty Lady,” starring Dorothy Brock (Rachel Medori of Drexel Hill) and Billy Lawlor (Danny Walsh of Aldan). Just before opening night, the leading lady Dorothy breaks her ankle taking her out of the show. Peggy might just have a shot at Broadway stardom.


For more information about “42nd Street” and Upper Darby Summer Stage’s 43rd season visit udpac.org.





TICKET GIVEAWAY 
Enter to win 4 Tickets for “42nd Street” on 
Friday evening at 7:30 pm - July 27th

"42nd Street," the Mainstage musical at Upper Darby Summer Stage! The ultimate show-biz musical, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, “42 Street," is a celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theater. "42nd Street" includes some of the most beloved songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” "Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” and “42nd Street.”

Complete with big, flashy tap dances and a Broadway ballet finale, Summer Stage can’t wait to dazzle you with this Mainstage production, the blue-ribbon show of the season!

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents “Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” Ticket Giveaway


Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents
“Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” July 25, 26 and 27




The uplifting musical comedy “Freckleface Strawberry The Musical” will light up Upper Darby Summer Stage. Based on the bestselling book written by actress Julianne Moore, “Freckleface Strawberry” features toe-tapping songs and dances and explores important lessons such as embracing one’s differences. Performances are July 25, 26, and 27 at10:30 a.m. and on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.



Tickets are affordably priced at $8-$12 and members of The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center save $1. Tickets may be purchased at udpac.org or by calling the box office at 610.622.1189. The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA., minutes from the Main Line and Center City.


About the Show
The title character, Strawberry (Ali Buchanan of Upper Darby), will do anything possible to get rid of her freckles. With the help of her classmates Danny (Kenneth Bruce of Drexel Hill), Jake (Tom Geiger of Clifton Heights) and others, Strawberry learns to embrace her freckles and believes they make her unique.



The show runs one hour with no intermission and is ideal for ages four and up. The theater offers free parking and free babysitting on site for the very young. Young audience members are encouraged to come early for a fun activity and to stay after the show for a meet-and-greet with the performers.



TICKET GIVEAWAY 
Enter to win 4 Tickets for “Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” on Wednesday morning, 10:30 am -July 25 

Based on the best selling book by actress Julianne Moore, Freckleface Strawberry is now a fun family musical! Freckleface Strawberry will do anything to get rid of her freckles because she hates being different. With a little help from her friends, Freckleface learns that everyone is different - and that’s what makes everyone special. This might be your favorite show of the summer!


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 13th, 14th and 15th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 13th, 14th and 15th



Friday

1. 
 Family fun at the Malvern Fire Company Carnival

2. Adventure Aquarium visits Ridley Township Library


Saturday 


3. Sensory-Friendly Saturday: Art and Nature at Brandywine River Museum (registration required)

4. Pirate Splash Day at Colonial Plantation


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5.  Head to Michaels to make some Summer Souvenirs


 "The Princesses and the Pit Stop" storytime at Barnes and Noble Broomall

7. Build a Butterfly Container at Tyler Arboretum (registration required)

8.  Watch Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars at Rose Tree Park

9. Watch Paddington 2 under the Stars at Barrall Field 



Sunday  

10. 
  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special


* Check out our calendar for more ideas 

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 6th, 7th and 8th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 6th, 7th and 8th



Friday

1. Last chance to see 
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr. at Upper Darby Summer Stage


2. Check out The Cat's Pajamas at Rose Tree Park


Saturday 

3. Blueberry Festival at Linvilla Orchards

4. Make a Fishing Game at Home Depot's Kids Workshops

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5. Plenty of family fun at Big Bounce America 

"Neck and Neckstorytime at Barnes and Noble Broomall

7. Head to Michaels to make some Under the Stars crafts or milky way slime

Sunday  


10. 
  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special


* Check out our calendar for more ideas