Thursday, October 23, 2014

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

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




Friday


1.  Hayrides to the Friendly Witches House at Linvilla Orchards

2. Check out some of the coolest pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Carve


Saturday


3. Welcome in the harvest season with fun activities at the Swarthmore Harvest Festival 

4. The sun will come out tomorrow at Annie Jr. at the Media Theatre

5.  Register for a Spook-tacular Adventure at Tyler


7.  Storytime fun with Cinderella at Hedgerow

8. Celebrate Halloween on the Farm at the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation


Sunday 

9. Annual Halloween Parade and Fall Festival at Thornbury Park 

10. Get in the Halloween spirit at Boo at the Philadelphia Zoo


Bonus Events

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Hop on board the Great Pumpkin Express

Check out the Haunted Hollow sponsored by The Marple Newtown Music Parents Association 

Hagley Science Saturday: The Science of Compost

Hayrides at Hagley

"Animal Connections" Comes to Delaware Museum of Natural History 


Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

Watch as trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens

Visit Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards for plenty of fall family fun

Titanoboa: Monster Snake at Delaware Museum of Natural History 


* Check out our calendar for more idea

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Great Pumpkin Carve

The Great Pumpkin Carve

In Chadds Ford

October 23rd-25th

5-9 pm

Thursday, October 23rd, 5 to 9 p.m. - Local artists carve huge pumpkins on the grounds of the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Winners announced on Friday 

Candle-lit carved pumpkins will be on display all 3 nights All three nights - family fun, good food live music, and hay rides! 

Admission is $10 per adult 18 and up, children 7 to 17 are $5 each, and those 6 and under are free; CFHS members free with membership card.

Parking in the meadow beyond the CFHS Barn Visitors Center headquarters building.

Suggestions: 
* Please wear sturdy walking shoes and plenty of layers.

* Bring a flashlight.

* Please leave your dogs at home. 


For more informationwww.chaddsfordhistory.org  or call the Historical Society M - F, 9 am - 2 pm at 610-388-7376 


Location: 1736 Creek Road (Old PA Route 100), Chadds Ford

This event is appropriate for: ages 3 and up. Please note some carvings my frighten little ones please visit the website to look at past photos. 


Cost: Admission is $10 per adult 18 and up, children 7 to 17 are $5 each, and those 6 and under are free; CFHS members free with membership card.

Free Preschool Trick-or-Treating Party at Darlington

Darlington hosts Free Preschool Trick-or-Treating Party
Thursday, October 30th




Darlington Arts Center invites all Preschool-aged children to attend a FREE Trick-or-Treating party on Thursday, October 30 from 10:00 am – 11:00 amWear your costumes and practice trick-or-treating in the safety of Darlington’s building. Free candy and snacks will be provided, and children can participate in a festive Halloween craft. 

Please RSVP online at www.darlingtonarts.org/preschool




For more information:    please call (610) 358-3632 or visitwww.darlingtonarts.org

Location:    977 Shavertown Road, Garnet Valley, PA.

This event is appropriate for:   preschool ages chikldren

Cost: FREE

Monday, October 20, 2014

Animal Connections: Our Journey Together & MOOseum for a Day


Smithsonian Mobile Exhibit Explores the Human-Animal Bond
"Animal Connections" Comes to Delaware Museum of Natural History 




From the cows that provide the milk for a bowl of cereal to the deer nibbling on a shrub in the park, and from sea lions working with their trainers at the zoo to puppies chasing balls in the yard, the connections humans have with animals are vast. This special relationship is explored in"Animal Connections: Our Journey Together," a new mobile exhibit from the Smithsonian, on view at the Delaware Museum of Natural History Friday, October 24 & Saturday, October 25, 2014.


"Animal Connections: Our Journey Together" is a custom-built exhibit housed on an 18-wheel truck that expands into 1,000 square feet of space. This free exhibit will be parked in the lot near the Museum's front entrance and will be open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The two-day stop will be highlighted by "MOOseum for a Day" on Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. This special event is free to the public and will explore the world of veterinary medicine with the Museum, local friends, and partners.  Vets, farmers, and the animals they care for will be present to share the importance of veterinary medicine to animals, people, and the environment. 

Divided into five sections, "Animal Connections" focuses on animals in the home, on the farm, at the zoo, in the wild and at the veterinary clinic. Visitors are offered a variety of ways to learn through informative displays, dynamic videos, and interactive experiences. In the home section, visitors will learn how to select the right pet and the possible dangers to pets, such as household items like plants and holiday decorations and giving them food prepared for family members. A display in the farm section highlights the mobile clinics that large-animal veterinarians stock with a variety of tools-from dental speculums to cow magnets-to ensure they are prepared for any procedure. A virtual clinic at the center of the exhibition provides visitors the opportunity to play veterinarian. Through touch screens, they can examine and diagnose what ails their virtual patients-a dog, a piglet, and a cheetah.

The exhibit explores the shared responsibility for animals' health and well-being. It also highlights the varied roles veterinarians play in the health of animals. Videos showcase that even suburban areas have a great diversity of wildlife-from the squirrels trying to break into a birdfeeder to a bear lounging in a hammock.



WHAT: Animal Connections: Our Journey Together & MOOseum for a Day
WHERE: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
DATES: Animal ConnectionsOctober 24 & 25, 2014                  
               MOOseum for a DayOctober 25, 2014  
HOURS: Animal Connections:  9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.               
                MOOseum for a Day10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
ADMISSION: FREE
MORE INFO: Visit  www.delmnh.org or call (302) 658-9111
  

Thursday, October 16, 2014

2014 Halloween Parades and Halloween Events in the Philadelphia Area



Halloween parades in the Philadelphia area:



 Fun Halloween and Fall Activities in the Philadelphia Area

Halloween Party at Bake and Play





For more information:   http://www.bakeandplay.com

Location:   3721 Garrett Rd Drexel Hill, PA 19026

This event is appropriate for:   the whole family

Cost: kids 2 and under Free
3-13 $20 per child
14 and up $25 per person

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

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




Friday


1.  Hayrides to the Friendly Witches House at Linvilla Orchards

2. Players Club of Swarthmore presents Little Red Riding Hood 


Saturday


3. Delaware County 4-H fall festival

4. The sun will come out tomorrow at Annie Jr. at the Media Theatre

5.  Plenty of family fun at Tyler Arboretum during Pumpkin Days


6Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

7. The Great Pumpkin Festival at Culbertson Elementary 

8. Register for the Artful Autumn with Wayne Art Center at the Radnor Memorial Library



Sunday 
9. Make Duck Tape® Halloween shirts for the kids at Michaels

10. Get in the Halloween spirit at Boo at the Philadelphia Zoo


Bonus Events

Hop on board the Great Pumpkin Express

Check out the Haunted Hollow sponsored by The Marple Newtown Music Parents Association 

International Ballet Classique (IBC) will perform the Nutcracker at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Hayrides at Hagley


Shipley Shops- The Annual Shipley Shops Gift Boutique Show 


 Make a fun Frankenstein mask at Michaels


Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

Watch as trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens

Visit Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards for plenty of fall family fun

Titanoboa: Monster Snake at Delaware Museum of Natural History 


* Check out our calendar for more idea

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Giggle Gang Event at the Springfield Mall


Thursday October 16th
at 10:30 am
with the Community Arts Center


Community Arts Center celebrates Autumn Leaves will stories and artwork. Giggle Gang is always free and will meet at 10:30 am Center Court.

Lets come together to celebrate the changing of the season by reading stores and making art that is inspired by the changes of the autumn. We'll explore nature's colors and textures by creating lots and lots of beautiful leaf rubbings.



Springfield Mall Giggle Gang is an interactive club for parents and kids between the ages of one and five that teaches important lessons relating to the environment and the surrounding community in a fun, interactive way. Giggle Gang meets two Thursdays a month at Springfield Mall at 10:30 a.m. and admission is FREE for members of the Springfield Mall Shopper’s Club. 



For more information: www.shopspringfieldmall.com

Location: 1250 Baltimore Pike Springfield PA


This event is appropriate for: kids ages 1-5