Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Goshen Country Fair


July 28th thru August 2nd

The fair opens at 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and at 5 p.m. on Saturday

Wrist Band Night Tuesday &; Thursday ( $25.00 for the entire night.)

Games of chance, amusement rides and delicious food.

Enter the Agriculture & Family Living Contests

Visit the dairy cow, sheep, goat, rabbit and poultry exhibits



For more information: www.goshencountryfair.org

Location: 1320 Park Ave, West Chester, PA 19380

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 25, 26,& 27

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 25th, 26th, & 27th




Friday

1. Tredyffrin Public Library Presents The Hundred Dresses


2. Family Movie Matinee at Phoenixville Public Library


3. Watch Narnia at Oakbourne Park under the stars

4. Only a few days left to check out the Kimberton Fair



Saturday



5. Make a Summer Wildflower Canvas Painting at Michaels


6. The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Pixar in Concert at the Kimmel Center

7. Star-Spangled Crafts at Barn Visitors Center

8. Saturday morning storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

Sunday


9. 
Last day to catch Marvel Universe Live at the Wells Fargo Center

10. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum


Bonus Events



FREE craft for kids at National Liberty Museum

$5 Fridays at the Delaware Children's Museum



Check out the calendar for more ideas

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Summer Wonder” Children’s Program: Earth Makers, Earth Shakers

Summer Wonder” Children’s Program: Earth Makers, Earth Shakers
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Earth Makers, Earth Shakers: Creation Stories from around the World All over the world and throughout history, people have told stories about how the places around them came into being. They express people's understanding of the world and their place in it. Come hear and enjoy some of these tales today, as told by storyteller Michele Belluomini. This program is presented by Blue Deer Storytelling. 

Location: Penn Museum - 3260 South Street Philadelphia

This event is appropriate for: ages 5-13
Cost: $10

Monday, July 21, 2014

Spark Field Hockey Free Trial Clinic

SPARK FIELD HOCKEY LAUNCH 


A new field hockey program is coming to the West Chester area!  Launched by a local mom, Spark Field Hockey is offering a free trial field hockey clinic for children K-6 on Sunday, August 24th from 1p-3p at West Chester East High School.  Come out and get a free preview before Fall camp.  Register at www.sparkwestchester.com
FALL CAMP will be begin 9/9 through 10/19.  Spark Field Hockey offers programs K-1 grades, 2-3 grades, and 4-6 grades.

Spark Field Hockey offers a fun and inspiring learning environment for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.  We welcome all skill levels. Our goal is to provide a solid foundation for your aspiring athlete and to help them achieve their individual goals


For more information: www.sparkwestchester.com

 Location: West Chester East High School

 This event is appropriate for: kids in grades K -6


Dance Intensive at Creative Soles Dance Studio


Dance Intensive at Creative Soles Dance Studio
Monday/July 28-Friday/August 1    
 9:00am-5:00pm





Creative Soles Dance Studio
Shoppes at Valley Forge
280 Schuylkill Road
Phoenixville,Pa 19460
www.creativesolesdance.com
610-933-1313
email:   creativesolesdance@yahoo.com

Ages 8-18
Showcase held on Friday/August 1 @ 3:30pm

One week of dance in all styles with top professionals in their field. Come have fun, sweat, and learn.

Cost: $300

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 18, 19, & 20

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 18th, 19th, & 20th




Friday

1. Firebird theatre presents Beauty and the Best Jr.


2. Family Movie Matinee at Phoenixville Public Library


3. Only a few days left to check out the Demon Lights Committee Carnival

4. Head to Oxford Memorial Park to catch the "Lego Movie"



Saturday



5. Solar Saturday at Tredyffrin Public Library 

6. Longwood Gardens Fireworks and Fountains



7. Make a Fun Bug Display Mount at Michaels

8. Saturday morning storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

Sunday


9.  Turks Head music festival


10. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum


Bonus Events
Breakfast with the Beasts at Brandywine Zoo

We Live Sports Festival at the Please Touch Museum


$5 Fridays at the Delaware Children's Museum


Head to the Disney store for "Planes" Fire & Rescue event



Check out the calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Third Thursday On State Street

July 17th
6pm -10pm

An exciting new summer event series in Downtown Kennett Square!  State Street will be closed from Broad to Center Streets so visitors can enjoy outdoor dining, extended shopping hours, live music, strolling entertainers and children’s activities.  The Kennett YMCA, the Garage Community and Youth Center, the Bayard Taylor Memorial Library and Longwood Gardens will also be setting up activities during this family friendly evening event.

Live Music and Entertainment Line Up:
July 17th

Mason Porter

Magic of Kevin Joyce (sponsored by Greico Family Funeral Homes)

Greensleeves Music Presents: Young Performer’s Concert and Kids’ Dance Party




For more information: http://historickennettsquare.com/events/third-thursday-state-street-2/


Location: State Street in Kennett Square, PA


This event is appropriate for: the whole family


 

Science Comes Alive! at Tredyffrin Library

Science Comes Alive! at Tredyffrin Library
July 17th
7pm

New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences presents this educational program features live animals. For ages 6-12, attending independently. Tickets will be available in the large meeting room to the first 50 children starting at 6:30 pm.
 Parents and younger children are invited to visit with the animals from 7:45-8 pm, after the educational presentation ends.






For more information: http://www.tredyffrinlibraries.org/tkids.asp

Location: Tredyffrin Public Library, Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA

This event is appropriate for: ages 6-12

Cost: free

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

We Live Philly Sports Festival





Comcast SportsNet's signature fan event- the We Live Philly Sports Festival- will be held Saturday, July 19th, 2014 from 9am-12noon at the Please Touch Museum. Come celebrate Philly Sports with the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Sixers, Flyers and Union. Show your team spirit, wear your favorite team's gear, and join in on a sports-filled day of fun! In addition to the Please Touch Museum's great interactive exhibits, our team partners will be providing fun activities and special appearances by our favorite mascots and Comcast SportsNet personalities.

Free backpacks will be available for kids under 14 with paid Museum admission while supplies last. For ticket information, click on the following link and enter promo code: CSNfest prior to check out and receive $2.00 off of up to four (4) general admission tickets. Discount is available online only and may not be combined with any other offer. Tickets are good for a year from date to purchase.

For more info and to purchase tickets: http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/play/programs/csnfest/



Demon Lights Committee Carnival

Demon Lights Committee Carnival

July 15 - July 19

Tickets are $25 at the event



For more information: http://houghtoncarnival.com/events/events.asp

Location: Kennett Square High School 100 East South Street Kennett Square, PA

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

Cost: $25