Monday, July 25, 2016

“Disney’s Mulan, Jr.” will come alive at Upper Darby Summer Stage ***Ticket Giveaway***

Disney’s Oscar-nominated film brought to life on stage with Mulan, Mushu and friends!

Disney’s Mulan, Jr.” will come alive at Upper Darby Summer Stage. Audiences can travel back to the legendary days of ancient China with this action-packed stage adaptation of Disney’s Oscar-nominated animated film, Mulan. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor. Mulan is dealt the task of saving all of China in this heartwarming celebration of culture, honor, and a fighting spirit.

WHEN: August 3, 4 and 5 at 10:30 am and August 4 at 7:30 pm

WHERE: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA

TICKETS: $7 - $11 - Available online: www.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189
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Win 4 tickets to see Mulan, Jr. on Wednesday morning,August 3rd at 10:30am

Win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Upper Darby Summer Stage's production of ‘Disney’s Mulan, Jr.!'

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 22nd, 23rd, & 24th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 22nd, 23rd, & 24th




Friday   



1. Get your tickets to see  Upper Darby Summer Stage presents  Elf – The Musical Jr.

2.  Children’s Just-for- Fun Talent Show at the Media Library


3. Enjoy Mr. Scott the Music Man at Ridley Township Library


Saturday 


4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  
to make a woodland forest craft


5. Gardening with Children at Linvilla Orchards

6. Hagley Museum  Science Saturday learn about Stream Water Testing 

7. Watch "Angels in the Outfield" during 
Haverford Library Saturday morning movies

8. Sweet Corn & Blackberry Celebration at Linvilla Orchards   (cancelled due to the heat)


Sunday  

9. Story Time at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation


10. Wacky Water Festival at Tyler Arboretum




Bonus Events


Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  for some Camp Creativity fun with woodland forest animals

Summer Picnic Special on the West Chester Railroad

Saturday Paint the Movie Class at Color to Canvas

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

$5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum


Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

The Media Theater presents The Jungle Book

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


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



* Check out our calendar for more ideas



Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” *** Ticket Giveaway***

Based on the classic by Roald Dahl, this show is a brand new take on his “masterpeach” of a tale.



Imaginations will soar as Upper Darby Summer Stage presents “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way.

WHEN: July 27, 28 and 29 at 10:30 am and July 28 at 7:30 pm

WHERE: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA

TICKETS: $7 - $11 - Available online: www.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189
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Ticket Giveaway
Win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Upper Darby Summer Stage's production of ‘James and the Giant Peach, Jr!' . Tickets are for Thursday morning, July 28 at 10:30am.


Pokémon Go Sunday at DMNH


Pokémon Go Sunday at DMNH 
connects the game with the study of natural history




   
On Sunday, July 24th from Noon - 4:30 p.m., the Delaware Museum of Natural History will host Pokémon Sunday.  

Pokémon and natural history have a unique connection. The founder of Pokémon, Satoshi Tajiri, collected insects as a boy, and was interested in becoming an entomologist. He created Pokémon to share his enthusiasm for collecting critters. And, Pokémon can arranged using phylogeny - a scientific term for a detailed evolutionary family tree. Just like actual scientists and researchers in natural history, Pokémon fans discuss, debate and analyze how the information should be categorized. 

There will be a special admission price of $5 for visitors who show the downloaded Pokémon go app on their mobile device at the Visitors' Services desk. Only one $5 admission per mobile device, and this discount may not be combined with any other discounts or coupons.

The museum will drop on-going lures on a Pokestop inside the building (hint: dinosaurs). There are also two more Pokestops and two gyms on the grounds outside.

The day will also feature a Pokémon-themed scavenger hunt connecting the game to natural history. Visitors can learn what Pokémon-like creatures are floating around the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

The person with the highest CP (Combat Power) caught during the day will receive a prize package, including four admission passes to DMNH for a future visit.



For more information: Visit www.delmnh.org or call (302) 658-9111.

Location: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE, 19807

Cost: Special admission price of $5 for visitors who how the downloaded Pokémon go app on their mobile device at the Visitors' Services desk. Only one $5 admission per mobile device (others in the group pay full admission), and this discount may not be combined with any other discounts or coupons. 

Monday, July 18, 2016

Elf – The Musical Jr. at Upper Darby Summer Stage

A Christmas adventure featuring Jovie, Michael Hobbs and everybody’s favorite – Buddy the Elf!



Audiences can celebrate Christmas in July as Upper Darby Summer Stage presents “Elf – The Musical Jr.” The show follows everyone's favorite elf, Buddy, as he journeys from The North Pole to New York City to find his dad and discover his true identity.


WHEN: July 20, 21 and 22 at 10:30 am and July 21 at 7:30 pm

WHERE: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA

TICKETS: $7 - $11 - Available online: www.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189