Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 31, August 1 & 2

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 31st, August 1st & 2nd


Friday 

1.  Michaels Passport to Imagination make a Make Believe Camera


2.  Take a Sneak a peek into the "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal" of the outspoken and lovable Junie B. Jones  at UD Summer Stage


3. Last weekend to check out the Cochranville Fire Company Carnival

4. Rides, food and entertainment at the Goshen Country Fair


Saturday   

5. Make Chalkboard Door Hanger at Home Depot's Kids Workshops


6Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble  

7. Make a Rain Stick at Michaels Kids Club Event

8.  Sunset Wagon Ride and Campfire at Hibernia County Park


Sunday
9. "Summer Art & Nature" at Brandywine River Museum

10. Summer Picnic Specials on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events


Storytime Expedition at the Penn Museum

Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall

Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Free Sundays at Brandywine River Museum

Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit at The Franklin Institute

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


Check out the calendar for more ideas

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Win Tickets to See Disney's Cinderella Kids at Upper Darby Summer Stage


Cinderella Kids 
August 05, 2015 - August 07, 2015




Dreams really DO come true! Disney’s “rags to riches” story comes to the stage, with a fairy godmother and mice in tow. The timeless fairy tale becomes a new audience favorite in Disney’s Cinderella KIDS, an adaptation of the treasured animated film. With a beautiful score, including “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes” and the classic “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo,” this beloved musical will charm its way into your heart.
A Summer Stage show is a unique family experience. Young audience members are invited to come early to performances to participate in fun pre-show activities and stay after the show to meet cast members. Free babysitting is available for those who are too young to enjoy the show.

Approximately 50 minutes. No intermission. Ages 4 and up.




For more informationwww.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189


Location: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 


Cost:  $7 - $11



Ticket Giveaway for Disney’s Cinderella
Win a chance to Experience the Magic of the timeless fairytale at Disney’s Cinderella KIDS! In partnership with Upper Darby Summer Stage, we are giving away a Family 4 pack of tickets to the morning performance at 10:30 am on Thursday, August 6th. Enter to win below! The winner will be announced on July 31st.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 24,25,& 26

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 24th, 25th, & 26th



Friday 

1.  Michaels Passport to Imagination make a Fishing Game

2. Come fly away with Peter Pan Jr 
at UD Summer Stage

3. Family fun at the  Cochranville Fire Company Carnival

4. Fireworks at the Kimberton Fair 

Saturday   


5. Sunset Wagon Ride & Campfire at  Hibernia County Park


6.  Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall

7.   Tune Into Science at Hagley Museum's Science Saturday



8. Make a Button Frame at Michaels Kids Club Event


Sunday
9. Free Sundays at Brandywine River Museum

10. Summer Picnic Specials on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events


Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Storytime Expedition at the Penn Museum

Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble

Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit at The Franklin Institute

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


Check out the calendar for more ideas

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Win Tickets to See Junie B. Jones: The Musical at Upper Darby Summer Stage


July 29, 30, 31 at 10:30 am



Sneak a peek into the "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal" of the outspoken and lovable Junie B. Jones! Based on the popular book series by Barbara Park, enjoy this colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament, and other various first-grade angst-ridden situations. Follow the sassy little diva Junie B. on her adventures and read along with her as she writes down details of her journey through first grade.

Approximately 60 minutes. No intermission. Ages 4 and up.



For more informationwww.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189


Location: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 


Cost:  $7 - $11






Junie B. Jones: The Musical Ticket Give-Away




Win a chance to Laugh Yourself Silly at Junie B. Jones: The Musical! In partnership with Upper Darby Summer Stage, we are giving away a Family 4 pack of tickets to the morning performance at 10:30 am on Thursday July 30th! Enter to win below! The winner will be announced on July 24th.



Thursday, July 16, 2015

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

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


Friday 

1.  Michaels Passport to Imagination make a Parrot Puppet

2.  Catch Yo Vikings at UD Summer Stage


3. Big Hero 6 at  Oxford Memorial Park 


Saturday   

4. Life in the 1860s Weekend at The Mill at Anselma


5Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble


6.  Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall

7.  Books and Breakfast"Sweet Endings" at Avon Grove Library

8.   
Make a Minion Wood Frame at Michaels Kids Club Event

Sunday
9. Turks Head Music Festival at Everhart Park 

10. Summer Picnic Specials on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events


Storytime Expedition: The Little Stone Lion at the Penn Museum

Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Free Sundays at Brandywine River Museum

Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit at The Franklin Institute

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


Check out the calendar for more ideas

Monday, July 13, 2015

You Can Fly with “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” at Upper Darby Summer Stage

You Can Fly with “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” 
July 22-24 at  10:30 am and July 23 at 7:30 pm
at Upper Darby Summer Stage.




The classic Disney story returns to Summer Stage when Peter, Wendy and Tinkerbell fly high above the stage in an adventure for all to enjoy.

The 40th season of family entertainment continues with an audience favorite when “Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr.” takes the stage. Audiences will witness Peter, Wendy and Tinker Bell fly away to the land of the pirates and Captain Hook and join the lost boys’ adventures with Tiger Lily and even the mermaids of the lagoon.



For more informationwww.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189


Location: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 


Cost:  $7 - $11




Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr. Ticket Give-Away

Win a chance to Fly Away to Neverland with Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr! In partnership with Upper Darby Summer Stage we are giving away a Family 4 pack of tickets to the morning performance at10:30 am on Thursday July 23rd! Enter to win below! The winner will be announced on July 17th.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 10, 11, & 12

Our top 10 picks for this weekend July 10th, 11th & 12th


Friday 

1.  Michaels Passport to Imagination make Faux Stained Glass

2. Follow the yellow brick road to see The Wizard of OZ at UD Summer Stage


3. Check out the Malvern Fire Company Fair


Saturday   

4. Fireworks and family fun at Uwchlan Community Day

5. Build a bridge during Science Saturday at Hagley Museum

6.  Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall

7.  Register to make Black Widow's Sky Cycle at Lowes Build & Grow Clinic

8.  Do some Foam Printing at Michaels Kids Club Event


Sunday
9. Fireworks and Concert  at Miller Park 

10. Summer Picnic Specials on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events

Crafting Friday Mornings at Monkey Fish Toys

Free Sundays at Brandywine River Museum

Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble

Check out The Art of Brick Lego art exhibit at The Franklin Institute

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


Check out the calendar for more ideas

Monday, July 6, 2015

Imaginations will soar with “Yo, Vikings,” July 15-17 at UD Summer Stage

“Yo, Vikings,” July 15-17 at UD Summer Stage




Based on the acclaimed book by NY Times best selling author, the fun children’s musical about adventure offers parents insight into the unbreakable bond between parents and their children

The Summer Stage season will continue with a new show when “Yo, Vikings” appears on stageThe delightfully entertaining show, packed with fun-filled songs, tells a riveting tale about a determined little girl, Emma, who saves the library with a real Viking ship from her backyard and how far her imagination can take her. 

Showtimes: July 15, 16 and 17 at 10:30 am and July 16 at 7:30 pm


For more informationwww.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189

Location: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 

Cost:  $7 - $11


Yo, Vikings Ticket Give-Away

Win a chance to Experience the Adventure of Yo Vikings!, the musical! In partnership with Upper Darby Summer Stage, we are giving away a Family 4 pack of tickets to the morning performance at 10:30 am on Thursday July 16th. Enter to win! The winner will be announced on July 10th.





XFINITY Live! July Family Movie Night - Despicable Me - WIN Minions Movie tickets




Activities and crafts for the kids will start at 5pm
The movie will begin around 6pm
It's a FREE event, with free popcorn and free parking! 

A Kids themed menu will be available, as well as giveaways before the movie begins. 


For more information  http://www.xfinitylive.com/entertainment/event/4310


Location:   XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA



This event is appropriate for the whole family

Monday, June 29, 2015

2015 4th of July Parades,Fireworks, and Events in the Philadelphia Area

Below is a list of parades, events and fireworks in the Chester 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!





Wednesday July 2nd
AN ALL-AMERICAN CELEBRATION ON INDEPENDENCE MALL 
Wednesday , July 2 - Sunday, July 5
Extended hours on July 2-3, 9:30 – 8 p.m.

FREE with museum admission; admission is FREE on July 4th


Friday July 3rd


North Conventry Fair and Fireworks

Fireworks on Friday  at 10:30

Parkesburg Fire Company Fair and Fireworks

Fireworks will be at dusk on July 3rd at Minch Park (3rd Ave and Gay St)

Saturday July 4th

Adventure Aquarium Independence Day Splash


Join us on July 4th from 6:30 – 9:30 pm for our annual Independence Day Splash, an evening of fintastic patriotic fun for the whole family! Explore our 8,500 animals and exciting exhibits, including our all-new Hippo Haven experience, 40 foot shark tunnel through the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, sea turtles, and more. Plus throughout the evening, enjoy themed activities including stilt walkers, a DJ Dance Party, special guests, free patriotic takeaways and more.

Then cap off the night with a stellar view of the region’s largest fireworks display – the Adventure Aquarium Waterfront Fireworks Spectacular on the Delaware River Waterfront, a stunning show of color and sound overlooking the Philly skyline.


Downingtown 
36th Annual Good Neighbor Day and Fireworks


The event starts at 6 am in Kerr Park in Downtown with races and plenty of kids friendly events throughout the day. Fireworks at Dusk.

Easttown Township
Family Picnic and Bike Parade at Johnson Park (Berwyn) on July 4th, at 11 a.m.

An Independence weekend concert, children's entertainment, activity & food vendors, and fireworks display.  (fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.) at Nottingham County Park (150 Park Road)



Annual 4th of July Fireworks at Friendship Field  (corner of Fillmore Street and Franklin Avenue)

Fireworks and concert
Chester County Concert Band - 7pm
Fireworks show begins at dusk
Wilson Farm Park - 500 Lee Road, Chesterbrook, PA


July 4th at 10:00 AM at West Goshen Community Park (N. Five Points & Fern Hill Roads)
Receive prizes for best decorated bicycles, tricycles, big wheels, strollers, and wagons