Thursday, August 16, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for August 17th, 18th and 19th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend August 17th, 18th and 19th



Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys

2. Watch Star Wars under the stars at Oakbourne Park

3. Watch Coco under the stars at Oxford Memorial Park


Saturday 

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4. Check out the Air Show at the New Garden Festival of Flight

5. Firebird Theatre presents Curtains! Young @ Part Teen Musical

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6."The Dinosaur Expert" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make
 Magical Wall Art


8.  Last weekend to be amazed watching Cirque du Soleil VOLTA 


Sunday  

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

10.  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special



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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for August 10th, 11th and 12th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend August 10th, 11th and 12th



Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys

2. Be amazed watching Cirque du Soleil VOLTA 


Saturday 

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5.  West Chester Dental Arts Kids' Race part of the Benchmark Twilight Cycling 

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6. " A is for Astronaut and A Place for Pluto" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make
 Back to School Crafts


8.  Peach Festival at Highland Orchards


Sunday  

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for August 3rd, 4th and 5th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend August 3rd, 4th and 5th



Friday

2. Last chance to see "A Year With Frog and Toad" at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

3. Salt Performing Arts presents Beauty and the Beast Jr.


Saturday 

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4. Head to the Goshen Fair
5.  Make Bookworm Bookends at the Home Depot Kids Workshop

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6. "Cece Loves Science" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make
 
Kawaii Backpack Tags or Dino Slime

8.  Be amazed watching Cirque du Soleil VOLTA 

Sunday  

9. 
First Sunday for Families at Brandywine River Museum


10.  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special



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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for July 27th, 28th and 29th

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



Friday

1. Firebird Theatre proudly presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast

2. Check out 42nd Street at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

3. Friday Morning Craft at Monkey Fish Toys 


Saturday 

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4. Family fun at the Kimberton Fair
5.  Science Saturday's at Hagley Museum

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6. "Doll-E 1.0" storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

7. 
Head to Michaels to make
 Campfire Stories crafts


8.  Be amazed watching Cirque du Soleil VOLTA 

Sunday  

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


10.  West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special



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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

“A Year with Frog and Toad” at Upper Darby Summer Stage Ticket Giveaway

Experience the timeless classic “A Year with Frog and Toad”
at Upper Darby Summer Stage



Arnold Lobel’s treasured characters will hop from the page to the stage at Upper Darby Summer Stage. “A Year with Frog and Toad TYA” is a whimsical show that follows two best friends—the joyful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad as they experience the four seasons. With a jazzy, delightful score, adorable characters, and powerful lessons, this production is perfect for the entire family. Performances are August 1, 2, and 3 at 10:30 a.m. and on August 2 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.

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.


About the Show

Arnold Label’s well-loved characters hop from the page to the stage! This whimsical show follows two great friends - the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad - through four, fun-filled seasons. Part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm, "A Year with Frog and Toad" tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons. The jazzy, upbeat score makes it an enchanting musical for the whole family.


TICKET GIVEAWAY 
Enter to win 4 Tickets for “Frog and Toad” on 

Wednesday morning, 10:30 am -August 1st

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!