Thursday, December 18, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for December 19th, 20th & 21st

Our top 10 picks for this weekend December 19th, 20th & 21st




Friday   


1. ArtSee Activities at the Barnes Foundation

2. Max and Ruby at the Nutcracker Suite at the Tower Theater

Saturday

3. The Players Club of Swarthmore  presents Pinocchio 

4. Take a ride on Santa's Express on the West Chester Railroad

5. Knights and Ladies in Training Family Program at Brandywine River Museum

6. Skate with Santa at Marple Sports Arena

7The sun will come out tomorrow at Annie Jr. at the Media Theatre 


8.  Catch a Delaware Valley tradition as Hedgerow Theatre presents A Christmas Carol 


Sunday 

9.  
Holiday Weekends at the Grange Estate

10. ZOO NOËL at the Philadelphia Zoo



Bonus Events


Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium

Santa’s Paradise Express on the Strasburg Railroad

A Brandywine Christmas at the  Brandywine River Museum


Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast

Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon: A Musical Panto at Peoples Light Theater

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

Titanoboa: Monster Snake at Delaware Museum of Natural History 

 Walnut Street Theatre presents Mary Poppins

Yuletide at Winterthur

* Check out the Fun Things Holiday Event Guide


* Check out our calendar for more idea

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Take a Train Ride with Santa


Train Rides With Santa


Santa’s Paradise Express
November 28th - December 2oth


Santa himself will climb aboard and visit with families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back.
November 28, 29, 30
Dec 6, 12, 13, 14, 20, 21
11AM, 1PM, 3PM

Additional 5PM departures on Dec 13, 14, 20, 21

All aboard Santa's Express! Join Santa for a 90 minute journey on our heated decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills. Once at Glen Mills passengers can disembark and explore the historic station. There are plenty of photo opportunities on Santa's lap inside the station. Remember your cameras! Upon return to West Chester, all passengers receive treats from Santa!

Night Before Christmas Train
November 28th
December 5th, 12th, and 19th

This very unique train recreates the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve. A reader dressed in a Victorian nightshirt and cap will read Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem, The Night Before Christmas, as passengers enjoy cookies and milk as the train rolls along. After the train ride, children are also treated to storybook readings of holiday classics aboard our Caboose (stationary) and visitors of all ages can enjoy a ride aboard the Tinsel Trolley, a self-propelled motor car.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Best Places to See Christmas Lights in the Area





The Festival of Lights runs 5:30-9:30 pm nightly Dec. 6 through Jan. 4 in Rose Tree Park, Route 252, in Upper Providence.  Free admission. For information contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 610-565-7410

Christmas at Longwood Gardens
November 27th - January 11

Half a million outdoor lights and holiday magic await you during Longwood's incomparable Christmas display. Enjoy dazzling trees and seasonal concerts. The Music Room hosts a special, themed holiday display. Kids of all ages will delight in a miniature Garden Railway decked out for the holidays. Thousands of poinsettias accented with amaryllis, artemesia, begonias, cyclamen, hybrid lilies, kalanchoes, paperwhites, red-berried plants and many other flowers flourish inside acres of heated glass conservatories. Living wreaths, swags and live floral trees adorn rooms throughout the Conservatory. Included in Gardens admission.

Holiday Light Show and Dickens Village Macy's Center City

THE 2014 CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW runs hourly from the day after Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve day check website for times. The DICKENS VILLAGE (Floor 3) is open continuously during the same period from 10am to 7pm.

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular 2014

Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Weekend 2015
Shown daily; 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
15-minute shows at the top of each hour
(Shows are not hosted on weekdays at 5:00 p.m.)

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular is a unique holiday experience that captures the wonderful spirit of the season and has entertained close to a million visitors since its 2008 debut. The free 15-minute show, updated with new scenes and computer generated animation this year, will continue to delight audiences with classic holiday images and crisp wintertime sounds ― all shown on The Comcast Experience video wall, one of the world’s highest resolution LED displays. The Comcast Holiday Spectacular can be seen at the top of each hour at Comcast Center from Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Day. All are welcome to share in celebrating the holidays in this festive and family-friendly tradition.

Franklin Square Holiday Festival
Experience the magic of the holidays and celebrate traditions new and old at the Franklin Square Holiday Festival. From November 13 - December 31, dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show; warm up with comfort food, local beers, and hot beverages at Ben's Bites & Brews; and shop for handmade, artisanal gifts at the Holiday Market.


2014 Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm
Open EVERY NIGHT from Nov. 22, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015
5 pm to 10 pm

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at the Shady Brook Farm 2014 Holiday Light Show!
Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters.
Drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting).
Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and and cook up some s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, marshmallows, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market).

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for December 12th, 13th & 14th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend December 12th, 13th & 14th




Friday   


1. International Ballet Classique presents the Nutcracker at Neumann University

Saturday

2. Register to make a holiday train at Lowes Build and Grow Clinic 

3. Christmas at the Farm at Colonial Plantation

4. Holiday fun at a Sugartown Christmas

5. Santa Arrives by a Helicopter at the American Helicopter Museum

6The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Pinocchio


7.  Frozen Sing-Along Special at the Springfield Library

8. Watch a Dolphin Tale 2 during Saturday Showtime at the Media-UP Library


Sunday 

9.   Mad Hatter Tea Party at Media UP Library


10. ZOO NOËL at the Philadelphia Zoo

Bonus Events

Knights and Ladies Meet and Greet at Brandywine River Museum



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


Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Holiday Weekends at the Grange Estate


Santa’s Paradise Express on the Strasburg Railroad

A Brandywine Christmas at the  Brandywine River Museum


Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium

Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast

Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon: A Musical Panto at Peoples Light Theater

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

Titanoboa: Monster Snake at Delaware Museum of Natural History 

 Walnut Street Theatre presents Mary Poppins

Yuletide at Winterthur

* Check out the Fun Things Holiday Event Guide


* Check out our calendar for more idea

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Rocky Run Teen Night





For more information:   www.philaymca.org

Location:   Rocky Run YMCA

This event is appropriate for:  7th,8th & 9th Graders

Cost:  $10