Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for September 19, 20, & 21

Our top 10 picks for this weekend September 12th, 13th, & 14th





Friday

1.Talk like a Pirate Day at the Paoli Library

Saturday


2. Day Out with Thomas on the Strasburg Railroad

3. Stock up on fall and winter clothes at the Just Between Friends Kids Delaware Valley Consignment Sale this weekend,


4. Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens

5. Learn about the Songs of insects at Hibernia Park 

7.  Radnor Fall Festival

8. The People's Light Theatre First Annual Family Fun Day

9. Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze. 

10. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

Bonus Events

Watch as model trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Register for the Mommy & Me Art Discovery Workshop at Darlington Arts Center

The Willows Concert Celebration and Fireworks Blast!

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Monday, September 15, 2014

Whisker Walk at Oxford Feed & Lumber


Registration 8:30 a.m. — Walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

FREE nametag with paid pre-registration!

Leisurely 1-mile walk with your dog through town benefits local pet rescues. With $15 registration fee you receive a T-shirt and a great goodie bag for your dog! 



For more information: https://store.oxfordfeedlumber.com

Location: Oxford Feed & Lumber 112 Railroad Ave., Oxford, PA 19363

Cost: $15 registration fee

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for September 12, 13, & 14

Our top 10 picks for this weekend September 12th, 13th, & 14th





Friday

1. Register for Parents Night Out/Kids Night In at The Center on Central

2. Check out the Devon Fall Classic at the Devon Horse Show 



Saturday


3. Day Out with Thomas on the Strasburg Railroad

4. Make Binoculars at Lowes Stores

5. Mill Demonstration Day at Mill at Anselma

6Parent and Child Pottery Workshop at The Center on Central


7. Learn about local reptile species existing in Nottingham Park


8. Longwood Gardens Fireworks & Fountains

Sunday


9. Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze. 


10. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

Bonus Events

Watch as model trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Enter to win a $25 Gift Certificate for the Just Between Friends Children’s and Maternity Consignment Sale





Do you have baby/children’s clothes, toys, and furniture that have been outgrown? Do you want to get rid of them and earn extra cash? If so, Just Between Friends is right for you.


Anyone can consign during this semi-annual event. Just register online, tag your items before the day of the sale using their on-line tagging system, and then drop them off at the sale. JBF does the rest.
  •  Consignors make 60% of their sales (consignors who also volunteer make 70%).
  • You set your own price and decide if your item is discounted during half price days
  • Consignors will receive a presale pass to shop before the public.
  • The fee to consign is only $10.
  • Consignors are required to have a minimum of 20 items or $100 worth of items.
  • With the on-line bar-coding system (www.myjbftags.com), it is easy to enter your tags and print them off.
  •  You will then be able to track your sales during the event
  • They accept seasonally appropriate clothing items during the sales as well as toys, books, and furniture.
If you don’t want to consign, you can  shop for great deals on quality items.




Dates and Times for Shopping:



  • Thursday, September 18
    Public Shopping
    • 9:00 am to 7:00 pm - $3 Admission Fee – (Click Here for a FREE Admission Pass) Children Welcome!
     
    Mid-Sale Consignor Drop Off
    • 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm - drop off for items that don't need to be inspected (no clothes or shoes)
     
    Friday, September 19
    Public Shopping
    • 9:00 am to 7:00 pm - No admission fee - Children Welcome!

    Saturday, September 20
    Public Shopping
    • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm - No admission fee - Children Welcome!

    50% Off Presale until 7:00 pm (must have presale pass) - children welcome
    • 4:30 pm – Team Member Salebration (door prizes, cake, & more)
    • 5:30 pm - Consignors
     
    Sunday, September 21
    Public Shopping - 50% off Sale
    • 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Most (not all) items 50% off - No admission fee - Children Welcome!


Shopping Tips & Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes, so you can get to the good deals quickly.
  • Bring your child's measurements and a tape measure to check the items you are buying.
  • We prefer Cash but also accept Visa, MasterCard & Discover. For your convenience we will have the Sun East Federal Credit Union Mobile Branch in the parking lot with an ATM machine
  • Children are welcome during the public shopping hours however it gets very busy. If possible, we recommend getting a babysitter so you can enjoy your shopping experience.
  • We have a hold area and extra-large shopping bags for your convenience.
  • We are unable to allow children to play with the toys at the sale. Items are the property of consignors and if they are broken or separated they cannot be sold.



I participated in plenty of Just Between Friends sale and it really is a convenient way to de-clutter your house. I sold a ton of my girl’s clothes and even two strollers. What I really loved was that you could check exactly what was sold through the JBF website.


Check out this great sale September 18th -21st Brandywine Youth Club, 41 Thornton Road - Glen Mills, PA 19342



Enter to win a $25 gift certificate to spend at the Just Between Friends Sale

Monday, September 8, 2014

Kids Klub Event at the Exton Mall

SEPTEMBER KID'S KLUB EVENT
TUESDAY, September 9th - 10:30AM 
 Celebrate America

Come "Celebrate America with us at 10:30am in the Boscov's Court on this special day as we make American Flags and Patriotic symbols. Also get your face, arms or cheeks painted with a Patriotic theme!

The Kids’ Klub takes place at 10:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to bring kids educational fun. 

To receive the special discounts every Tuesday, from free kids meals to 20% off items, simply pick up your Kids' Klub membership tag when you sign up at the event or on-line at www.extonsquare.com or stop by Customer Service.



For more information: www.extonsquare.com

Location: Exton Square Mall, Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA

This event is appropriate for: 10 and under

Cost: free

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Music Monday at the Paoli Library

Monday September 8th
at 10am

Teachers from the Music Training Center are bringing a "First Notes" class to the library!  This class is an introduction to pitch, singing, rhythm, and music expression intended for children under 5 years old.





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

 Location: Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd, Paoli, PA

 This event is appropriate for: kids 5 and under


Thursday, September 4, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for September 5, 6,& 7

Our top 10 picks for this weekend September 5th, 6th, & 7th



Friday

1. Register for Parents Night Out/Kids Night In at The Center on Central

2. Watch Ghostbusters at Summer Movie Night at Oakbourne Park


Saturday


3. Chadds Ford Days Colonial Fair

4. Register to Build a Wizard of Oz TM Birdhouse at Home Depot

5. Make a School Spirit Shaker at Michaels 

6Discover the evolution of water power during Hagley Museum Walking Tour: H2 Oh! 


7. Free Admission to select museums for Bank of America card holders

8. Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

Sunday


9. Watch as model trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens


10. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

Bonus Events

First Friday Art Stroll in Oxford

First Friday in West Chester

Phoenixville's First Friday

Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Art All Around: Hunting for Shadows at Brandywine River Museum


Check out the calendar for more ideas

Chadds Ford Day


Chadds Ford Days: 


September 6th and 7th

from 10 am to 5 pm both days


    



Juried Crafters, Fine Artists Antique Cars, Live Music. Doggie Dress Up Parade! Saturday at 11:00 - Win a Prize! Kids' Games and Rides. Colonial Demonstrations The Chadds Ford Days Colonial Fair, held in the meadow just steps from the Brandywine River, commemorates the anniversary of the Revolutionary War Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777. 


Admission is $5. Kids, Dogs and Parking FREE! 


For more information: http://chadds-ford-historical-society.org/  

Location: Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317  

This event is appropriate for: the whole family  


Cost: Adults $5, children and members free, free parking 

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Parents Night Out/Kids Night In at The Center on Central

  
Friday September 5th
Make Clay Pigs
6:30pm-9:00pm


Enjoy a night out while your children enjoy exploring their creativity at our Parents Night Out/Kids Night In.  Includes a pizza snack, an arts activity and/or craft project – which will have a different theme each month, and ends with a movie-chill out time to be ready for bedtime after pick up.

Cost: $30 for first child, $20 for each additional sibling. Pre-registration is preferred. Drop-ins are accepted if there is space available – please check ahead for space availability.


*The Center on Central reserves the right to cancel this event if minimum enrollment is not met when advance registration period ends 2 days before, in which case you would be notified and your registration fee would be refunded.



For more information: http://thecenteroncentral.com/parents-night-out/

Location: The Center On Central, 24 W. Central Avenue, Paoli, Pa

This event is appropriate for: for ages 4 & up

 Cost: Cost: $30 for first child, $20 for each additional sibling

Magician Ran’D Shine

Magician Ran’D Shine

at Tredyffrin Public Library

September 4th at 7pm



Join us for a dazzling evening of magic and fun. NOTE: Tickets will be handed out at the Large Meeting room to the first 130 people starting 30 minutes before program begins, ages 4 and up with adult.


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

Location: Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd, Strafford, PA

This event is appropriate for: kids 4 and older