Thursday, July 19, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 20th, 21st and 22nd

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July July 20th, 21st and 22nd



Friday

1. Firebird Theater presents a FREE Performance of The Little Red Hen, a Musical

2. Watch "Field of Dream" under the stars at Oxford Memorial Park

3. Watch some fireworks and listen to some music during the Caln Summer Series


Saturday 

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4. Family fun and fireworks during Exton Park Community Day at Exton Park
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6. "Happy Dreamer" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make
Jam-bor-ee crafts or Musical Canvas Art


8. Fireworks and Foutain show at Longwood Gardens

Sunday  

9. 
Sundays with Pop- Up Play at Spruce Street Harbor Park

10.  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special



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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

“Come and Meet Those Dancing Feet!” Upper Darby Summer Stage Proudly Presents “42nd Street" Ticket Giveaway



Upper Darby Summer Stage presents its crown jewel of the season, the mainstage production “42nd Street” on July 27, 28 and August 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m. andAugust 4 at 1:30 p.m. Performances take place at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.



The ultimate show-biz musical and multiple Tony-Award winner, “42nd Street” is a celebration of Broadway and the people who create the magic of musical theatre. Featuring show-stopping tap dance numbers, a classic musical score, and an electric Broadway style finale, “42nd Street” will dazzle theater lovers of all ages. With music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, audiences will recognize classics tunes like “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money,” and “Shuffle Off to Buffalo.”



Tickets for this production are affordable ranging from $14 to $17 enabling anyone to experience a professional, high standard production. Tickets may be purchased at udpac.org or by calling the box office at 610.622.1189.



The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, minutes from the Main Line and Center City. The performance is approximately 2.5 hours, including intermission. Parking is free.


About the show:

Set in the early 1930s, aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer (Meghan Dietzler of Upper Darby) travels to the “Big Apple” from Allentown, Pennsylvania to audition for elite director Julian Marsh’s (Chris Monaco of Wallingford) Broadway production. With her natural sparkle and hoofing skills, she lands a job in the ensemble of Marsh’s “Pretty Lady,” starring Dorothy Brock (Rachel Medori of Drexel Hill) and Billy Lawlor (Danny Walsh of Aldan). Just before opening night, the leading lady Dorothy breaks her ankle taking her out of the show. Peggy might just have a shot at Broadway stardom.


For more information about “42nd Street” and Upper Darby Summer Stage’s 43rd season visit udpac.org.






TICKET GIVEAWAY 
Enter to win 4 Tickets for “42nd Street” on 
Friday evening at 7:30 pm - July 27th


"42nd Street," the Mainstage musical at Upper Darby Summer Stage! The ultimate show-biz musical, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, “42 Street," is a celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theater. "42nd Street" includes some of the most beloved songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” "Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” and “42nd Street.”



Complete with big, flashy tap dances and a Broadway ballet finale, Summer Stage can’t wait to dazzle you with this Mainstage production, the blue-ribbon show of the season!

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents “Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” Ticket Giveaway



Upper Darby Summer Stage Presents
“Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” July 25, 26 and 27






The uplifting musical comedy “Freckleface Strawberry The Musical” will light up Upper Darby Summer Stage. Based on the bestselling book written by actress Julianne Moore, “Freckleface Strawberry” features toe-tapping songs and dances and explores important lessons such as embracing one’s differences. Performances are July 25, 26, and 27 at10:30 a.m. and on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.



Tickets are affordably priced at $8-$12 and members of The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center save $1. Tickets may be purchased at udpac.org or by calling the box office at 610.622.1189. The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA., minutes from the Main Line and Center City.


About the Show
The title character, Strawberry (Ali Buchanan of Upper Darby), will do anything possible to get rid of her freckles. With the help of her classmates Danny (Kenneth Bruce of Drexel Hill), Jake (Tom Geiger of Clifton Heights) and others, Strawberry learns to embrace her freckles and believes they make her unique.



The show runs one hour with no intermission and is ideal for ages four and up. The theater offers free parking and free babysitting on site for the very young. Young audience members are encouraged to come early for a fun activity and to stay after the show for a meet-and-greet with the performers.



TICKET GIVEAWAY 
Enter to win 4 Tickets for “Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” on Wednesday morning, 10:30 am -July 25 

Based on the best selling book by actress Julianne Moore, Freckleface Strawberry is now a fun family musical! Freckleface Strawberry will do anything to get rid of her freckles because she hates being different. With a little help from her friends, Freckleface learns that everyone is different - and that’s what makes everyone special. This might be your favorite show of the summer!




Thursday, July 12, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 13th, 14th and 15th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 13th, 14th and 15th



Friday

1.  Family fun at the Malvern Fire Company Carnival

2. Firebird Theatre presents Addam's Family Jr


Saturday 

3. Watch Peter Rabbit at the Downingtown Library

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4. Plenty of fun at the Sacred Heart School Carnival 
5. Sensory-Friendly Saturday: Art and Nature at Brandywine River Museum (registration required)

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6. "The Princesses and the Pit Stop" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make some Summer Souvenirs

8.Celebrate Minecraft during the Minecraft party at Avon Grove Library

Sunday  

9. Turks Head Music Festival at 
Everhart Park

10.  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special


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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 6th, 7th and 8th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 6th, 7th and 8th



Friday

1.  Last chance to see The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr. at Upper Darby Summer Stage


Saturday 

5. Escape Room at Avon Grove Library (registraion required)

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6.  "Neck and Neck" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make some Under the Stars crafts or milky way slime

Sunday  

10.  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special



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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 29th, 30th and July 1st

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 29th, 30th and July 1st



Friday

1. Firebird Theatre presents Winnie the Pooh Kids

2.  Craft Time at Highland Orchards


Saturday 

3. Family fun and fireworks during Elverson Day in the Park 

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4. Head to Michaels to make some classic camp crafts
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6.  "Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate" at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. Fun and fireworks at East Goshen Community Day

8.  SALT Performing Arts presents Shrek Jr. the Musical at Eagleview Town Center


Sunday  

9.  Free First Sundays at the Barnes


10. Longwood Gardens Fireworks and Fountains


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Thursday, June 21, 2018

“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr."Ticket Giveaway

Upper Darby Summer Stage Opens its 43rd Season with

“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.” 

July 3rd, 5th and 6th




Upper Darby Summer Stage kicks off its 43rd season with “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.” Based on the beloved children’s book written by Jeff Brown, the musical tells the story of Stanley Lambchop, everyone’s favorite two-dimensional hero. Featuring infectious songs and non-stop adventure, this production is a perfect introduction to the magic of theater. Performances are July 3, 5, and 6 at 10:30 am and on July 5 at 7:30 pm at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.


Stanley Lambchop (Jack Williamson of Boothwyn) is an ordinary boy seeking adventure and a change from normal life. After wishing on a shooting star, Stanley’s bulletin board falls on him making him flat as a pancake. This gives him the opportunity to easily travel the world in an envelope. Throughout his travels, he meets the mail carrier, Mrs. Cartero (Audrey Shaw of Drexel Hill), the Hollywood Agent (Samantha Gregori of Havertown), and in France meets O’Jay D’ Art (Tommy Barnes of Havertown). In the end, Stanley realizes how much he misses his family and friends and learns that heroes can be any shape or size.



Tickets are affordably priced at $8-$12 and members of The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center save $1. Tickets may be purchased at udpac.org or by calling the box office at 610.622.1189. The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, minutes from the Main Line and Center City.



The performance is approximately 60 minutes with no intermission. Parking is free. The show is recommended for ages four and up with free babysitting in the lobby offered for those who may be too young to sit quietly through the entire show.


A Summer Stage show is a unique experience for all ages. Prior to the children’s performances, young audience members can enjoy pre-show activities and a meet-and-greet with characters after each show. Autographs and pictures are encouraged!


For more information about “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.” and Upper Darby Summer Stage’s 43rd season visit udpac.org.





TICKET GIVEAWAY 
Enter to win 4 Tickets for “The Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.” on Tuesday morning, 10:30 am - July 3rd

Win a family four pack for “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.” at Upper Darby Summer Stage! Enjoy everyone’s favorite two-dimensional hero who has a new life on the stage! Filled with infectious songs and non-stop adventure, Flat Stanley Jr. is a perfect show to introduce your family to the magic of live theatre! 

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th



Friday

1. Saint Joseph’s Downingtown Community Festival Fireworks Friday evening at dusk 

2.  Craft Time at Highland Orchards


Saturday 

3. Learn about math in nature during Science Saturday at Hagley

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4. Head to Michaels to make a Goblies T-Shirt Game
5. Last weekend to check out Day Out with Thomas Big Adventures on the Strasburg Railroad

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6. "Jurassic Park" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. Watch the Fireworks at the 
Chester County Balloon Festival

8.  Powers Midways Spring Carnival at Exton Square Mall


Sunday  

9.  
Head to Spruce Street Harbor Park for Sundays with PopUpPlay


10. Rockwood's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival


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