Thursday, June 23, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 24, 25, & 26

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 24th, 25th & 26th




Friday   



1. 10th Annual Chester Country Balloon Festival

2. 
 Next Generation Yoga at the Media-Upper Providence Free Library

3. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to create an Under the Sea adventure


Saturday 


4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to create a Finding Dory Puppet Show


5.  Rasberry Celebration at Linvilla Orchards

6. Design a rubber band car at Science Saturday at Hagley Museum

7. 
Day Out With Thomas on the Strasburg Rail Road

8. 
Glenolden Fireworks


 Sunday  

9. Arts in Nature Festival at Tyler Arboretum

10. YachtStock RiverJam Fireworks


Bonus Events


Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden



The Media Theater presents The Jungle Book


Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss at the Delaware Museum of Natural History 

Saturday Paint the Movie Class at Color to Canvas


Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

Miss Jackie's Super-Duper Fun Crafts and Storytime at Barnes & Noble 

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

$5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum



* Check out our calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

2016 4th of July Parades,Fireworks, and Events in the Philadelphia Area

Below is a list of parades, events, and fireworks in the Delaware County area. Don't forget the Wawa Welcome America celebration in Philadelphia that includes a parade on July 4th, concerts, and outdoor movies. Click here for the calendar of events in Philadelphia. Please let me know if I forgot any and I will add them to the list.   
Happy 4th of July!






Saturday June 25th
Glenolden 
Our yearly fireworks show is set for June 25th (rain date June 26th). Music and games start at the Interboro Baseball field at 7 p.m.
The fireworks show, is scheduled to go off at dusk (shortly after 9 p.m.).


Sunday June 26th
YachtStock RiverJam Fireworks
Fireworks this year are held as part of the Yachtstock RiverJam event. RiverJam lasts from noon to 10pm and includes 50 bands at 3 venues, plus a car show, vendors, food and family fun. Proceeds benefit Shriners Hospitals Philadelphia and other local charities.

Sunday July 3rd

Upper Darby Township proudly presents the 2016 Independence Day Holiday Showcase

Upper Darby Township proudly invites young and old to celebrate the Independence Day holiday with a celebration that includes much more than fireworks.
Norwood

Live band and Fireworks start at 7:00 on Sunday, July 3rd at the lower Park. Parade, sporting contests and refreshments beginning at 8:30 am on Monday, July 4th. The parade starts at Interboro High School and ends at the Upper Park.



Ridley Park’s annual Big Bang Fireworks at The Lake begin at dusk on July 3rd. 



Monday July 4th

Aldan
Aldan’s Independence Day Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m.


Aston
Aston township will hold its annual fireworks display at dusk on July 4th at the Sun Valley High athletic field starting at 9:15.

South Ardmore (Haverford Township)Ardmore Independence Day Celebration on July 4th
10:00 AM Parade Starts at Chestnutwald Elementary goes to Elwell Park


 Bethel Township Presents July 4th Fireworks
The Bethel Township Parks and Recreation Board invites our residents to celebrate the Fourth of July with a display of fireworks. The fireworks will be launched from the Francis Harvey Green School site beginning at 8:00 PM. Parking will be available, but limited, at the Bethel Elementary School and Bethel Community Park on Foulk Road.


4th of July Parade starts at 8:45 at Nazarene Church Parking lot

Glenolden 
Our 4th of July parade begins at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th. It will step off from the Wells Fargo Bank parking lot at the corner of Mac Dade Blvd and Ashland Ave. All parade participants should meet at the lot at 9:30 a.m.Patriotic ceremonies will follow at the end of the parade in Glenolden Park at the corner of Llanwellyn and Knowles Ave. There will be music, food, and games in the park following the ceremonies until 3 p.m. All of these activities are weather permitting. Rain date will be July 9th.

Lansdowne
The Union Athletic Association of Lansdowne presents the annual Independence Day parade featuring marching bands, antique cars, decorated bikes, and floats. The route starts at 9 am on July 4th at East Greenwood.  Fireworks begin at 9pm

Marple Newtown

Come out and watch the parade on July 4th starting at 10 AM. The parade starts at St. Alban's circle in Newtown Square and travels down West Chester Pike to the Broomall Fire Company. Stop by the firehouse for free refreshments such as hot dogs, pretzels, and bottled water.

Narberth 4th of July Program
 Join us on Monday, July 4th as we celebrate Independence day in the best little town ever of Narberth! Daytime activities start at 10:00am with game, music, great food, and great company! Check it out! And of course, you don't want to miss out on the best Fireworks on the Mainline.

RadnorGarrett Hill Parade will be July 4th. Opening ceremonies of the parade are at 10:45a.m. at Clem Macrone Park.

Radnor
The annual Radnor Township July 4th Fireworks will take place at the Radnor High School fields on King of Prussia Road. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at dusk. The stands will be open, or you can bring a picnic basket and chairs and sit on the field. Tickets purchased in advance at the Radnor Township Building are $12 and tickets at the gate at $20.



Thornbury Township

Thornbury will hold its Annual Fourth of July Parade, on July 4th. Parade along Glen Mills Road to Thornbury Park. Refreshments and games at the park. Formation begins 9:30 am at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Parade begins at 10:00 am



Upland
Upland's annual Fourth of July family picnic will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bristol Lord Field, located at Sixth and Church streets. You need a wristband and a current resident to attend this event.


Thursday, June 16, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 17, 18, & 19

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 17th, 18th & 19th




Friday   



1. Father’s Day Stories and Puppet Show at Media-UP Library

2. 
 Register for Dance Me a Story at the Newtown Library


Saturday 


3. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Dinosaur Card


4. Fairy House Workshop-A Magical Event at Brandywine River Museum


5.  Meet our friendly Goats at Linvilla Orchards

6. Father’s Day Stories and Puppet Show at Media-UP Library

7. 
Swarthmore Public Library's Field Day

8. The Media Theater presents The Jungle Book



 Sunday  

9. FatherFest at the American Helicopter Museum

10. Father's Day Express on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events


Day Out With Thomas on the Strasburg Rail Road


Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden

Saturday Paint the Movie Class at Color to Canvas


Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

Arden Theatre Company presents The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales

Miss Jackie's Super-Duper Fun Crafts and Storytime at Barnes & Noble 

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

$5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum



* Check out our calendar for more ideas


Thursday, June 9, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 10, 11, & 12

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 10th, 11th & 12th







Friday   



1. $5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum

2. 
 Arden Theatre Company presents The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales


Saturday 


3. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Father's Day card 


4. Gardening with Children at Linvilla Orchards (registration required)


5.  Saturday Paint the Movie Class at Color to Canvas

6. Learn about earthquakes and building at Hagley's Science Saturday

7.  Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


8. The Media Theater presents The Jungle Book



 Sunday  

9. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  for a teen jewelry class

10. Build Your Own Terrarium/ Fairy Garden Class at Linvilla Orchards (registration required)



Bonus Events


Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden


Miss Nelson Has A Field Day at The Walnut Street Theatre

Last weekend to check out the Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square

Miss Jackie's Super-Duper Fun Crafts and Storytime at Barnes & Noble 


The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute



* Check out our calendar for more ideas



Photo courtesy of  the Coopers Color to Canvas

Monday, June 6, 2016

Saturday Paint the Movie Class at Color to Canvas

Every Saturday at 10:30am we play a family friendly movie and we paint the theme. This is a great opportunity to arrange a play date, birthday party or special treat. We also serve FREE popcorn (while supplies last).


For more information: www.colortocanvas.com

Location: 3720 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill, PA

Cost: $15