Thursday, July 18, 2019

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

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 19th, 20th, and 21st






Friday 

1. Elmwood Zoo visits Media Upper Providence Library


2. Dino Dig at Newtown Library


3. Take a ride in a hot air balloon during soaring sunsets at The Colonial Plantation



Saturday 

4 Build a Butterfly Container at Tyler Arboretum


5. Food Truck Frenzy at Linvilla Orchards


6. 
Once Upon a Garden Storytime at Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden


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8. Storytime and Activities at Barnes and Noble Broomall featuring "Moon Earth's Best Friend"


Sunday  

9. 
Marvel: Universe of Super-Heroes Exhibit at the Franklin Institute  (all weekend)

10. Gateways to Nature at Tyler Arboretum (all weekend)


* Check out our calendar for more ideas  

Thursday, July 11, 2019

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

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 12th, 13th, and 14th






Friday 

1. Ran' D Shine Magic at Ridley Township Public Library


2. Elephant and Piggie Party at Media-Upper Providence Free Library

3. Transportation Tales at Middletown Free Library


Saturday 

4. Watch "Back to the Future" at Movie night at 
Barrall Field

5. Firefly Frenzy at Tyler Arboretum


6. 
Sensory-Friendly Saturday at Brandywine River Museum of Art

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7. Blueberry Festival at Linvilla Orchards

8. Storytime and Activities at Barnes and Noble Broomall featuring "The Lion King"


10. Gateways to Nature at Tyler Arboretum (all weekend)


* Check out our calendar for more ideas  

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 5th, 6th, and 8th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 5th, 6th, and 7th






Friday 

1. Puppets Pizzazz at Ridley Township Public Library


2. Marvel: Universe of Super-Heroes Exhibit at the Franklin Institute 
 (all weekend)


Saturday 

3. Bank of Amer
ica Free Museum Days (Saturday and Sunday)

4. Head to Michaels to make a Happy Face Jar or mini sand art planter

5. Independence Day Celebrations at The Colonial Plantation


6. Makin' Music at Ridley Township Public Library


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7. Make a tow truck at Home Depot's Kids Workshops

8. Storytime and Activities at Barnes and Noble Broomall featuring "How To Catch A Dinosaur" 


Sunday  

9. Learn about science during Hagley's Summer Sparks 
 (all weekend)

10. Gateways to Nature at Tyler Arboretum (all weekend)


* Check out our calendar for more ideas  

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 28th, 29th and 30th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 28th, 29th and 30th






Friday 

1. 
Stars on the Move at Upper Darby Township/Sellers Library  (registration required)


2. Movie in the park with a food truck and ice cream at Thornbury Park

3. Family Fun Show with The Juggling Hoffmans at Ridley Township Public Library



Saturday 

4. 
Head to Michaels to make Pop Up Fireworks or Firecracker Slime

5. Wilmington Pirate Festival


6. Glenolden's Summer Kickoff Fireworks


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7. Family Cardboard Maker Space at Media-Upper Providence Library

8. Storytime and Activities at Barnes and Noble Broomall featuring "Prince and Knight", " Maiden and Princess" and Red: A Crayon's Story "


Sunday  

9. 
Day Out with Thomas on the Strasburg Railroad  (all weekend)


10. Gateways to Nature at Tyler Arboretum (all weekend)


* Check out our calendar for more ideas  

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2019 Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations 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 29th

Glenolden 
Our yearly fireworks show is set for June 29th (rain date June 30th). 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.).





Wednesday, July 3rd


Bethel Township Presents July 4th Fireworks at Bethel Springs Elementary School. The show starts at dusk. Residents are encouraged to carpool and arrive early. Parking is very limited at BSES at Bethel Community Park. No smoking, alcohol, or pets. Rain date: July 5th

Upper Darby
Upper Darby Township invites one an all to celebrate Independence Day at Upper Darby Township’s premier fireworks show! But this celebration is much more than just fireworks. The event kicks off with performances by the popular Philadelphia band Chico’s Vibe and the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars.

The fireworks display will take place at the Upper Darby High School Memorial Stadium behind the high school. Address is 601 N. Lansdowne Ave. in Drexel Hill. Gates open at 7 pm and admission is $5. Children under 5 are free and tickets are sold only at the gate. Parking is free. The event rain date is Friday, July 5.


Thursday, July 4th


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


Aston 

Independence Day Celebration will be on July 4th, behind Sun Valley High School.  The DJ begins at 7pm at fireworks begin around 9:15pm

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


Clifton Heights

Parade at 10am. Fireworks will be held at Clifton Heights Athletic Field (Springfield Road and Sycamore Avenue), with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.


4th of July Parade starts at 9 am at Nazarene Church Parking lot

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 9 pm

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. 
The Marple Newtown 4th of July Parade committee has established a Parade Quiet Zone for individuals sensitive to loud sounds. It will stretch a short distance along West Chester Pike from Evergreen Ave. to Ann Rd. in Broomall. In this zone sounding sirens and blowing air horns will be prohibited. 
Narberth 4th of July Program
 Join us on July 4th as we celebrate Independence day in the best little town ever of Narberth! Daytime activities start at 10:00 am 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.

Norwood
Celebrate Independence Day with the Citizens of Norwood! Old fashioned fun with a Parade and lots to do! Funnel cake, water ice, dunk tank and races for all ages!

Radnor Garrett Hill Parade will be July 4th. 



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.  Please note that you must be a current resident of the borough to participate. 



Saturday, July 6th



Ridley Park’s annual Big Bang Fireworks at The Lake begin at dusk.