Thursday, August 25, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for August 26th, 27th, & 28th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend August 26th, 27th, & 28th




Friday 

1.  United Sports Family Fun Series


2.  Fun $5 after 5 Friday Night at Delaware Children's Museum

3. Enjoy Longwood Gardens at night during Nightscape at Longwood Gardens


Saturday 

4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Journal Cover

5.  Day out with Thomas on the Strasburg Railroad

6.  Learn about Rocking Roller Coasters during Science Saturday at Hagley

7.  
East Goshen Township’s Community Day Celebration

8. 
Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall



Sunday


9. 
The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute 

10. Summer Picnic Special on the West Chester Railroad




Bonus Events

Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester


Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble


 Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss at the Delaware Museum of Natural History 


Check out the calendar for more ideas


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Free Admission to National Parks August 25-28

 Free Admission to National Parks August 25th-28th



Celebrate with the National Park Service as it turns 100 years old.   All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone August 25th -28th.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for August 19th, 20th, & ;21st

Our top 10 picks for this weekend August 19th, 20th, &21st




Friday 

1.  Head to Oxford Memorial Park to watch Minions

2. Delaware Children's Museum End of Summer Bash

3. Enjoy Longwood Gardens at night during Nightscape at Longwood Gardens


Saturday 
   
4.  Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make an 
ice Cream Pencil Topper

5. Star Wars Weekend at the Please Touch Museum

6. Back to School Pep Rally at Exton Square Mall

7.  Air and Car show at New Garden Airport

8. 
Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall


9. Teen Night at Urban Air

Sunday


9. 


10. Summer Picnic Special on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events

Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester


Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble


 Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute 


Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss at the Delaware Museum of Natural History 




Check out the calendar for more ideas


Thursday, August 11, 2016

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

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




Friday 

1.  Get your tickets to see Upper Darby Summer Stage presents “The Dinosaur Musical” 


2. 4th-5th-6th Graders Night at Urban Air

3. Enjoy Longwood Gardens at night during Nightscape at Longwood Gardens

Saturday 
   
4.  Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a book of summer memories

5. Fun with Water during Water Works at Hagley Museum

6. Mill Demonstration Day at Mill at Anselma 

7.  Check out Bug Fest at the Academy of Natural Sciences

8. 
Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall


Sunday


9. Head to Chester County Government Services for a Touch A Truck Event



10. Summer Picnic Special on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events

Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester

Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble

 Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute 

$5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum


Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss at the Delaware Museum of Natural History 




Check out the calendar for more ideas


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Last Minute Summer Travel Ideas

Looking for a quick getaway before the kids head back to school? We have picked out some of our favorite places to visit.  All of our picks are driveable and no more than a few hours from the Philadelphia suburbs.



1. Double Tree Resort in Lancaster PA.  There is so much to do at this family-friendly resort.  This 185-room resort is very family friendly, but it's also perfect for a weekend getaway without the kids.  The hotel is about a 10-15 minute drive to the Strasburg Rail RoadChoo Choo BarnCherry Crest Adventure Farm and other Lancaster attractions.



2. Kalahari Resort in the Pocono Mountains. If you are looking for a water park adventure then Kalahari will keep everyone happy and entertained.  Kalahari is just under two hours away from the Philadelphia area. Kalahari is truly a family oriented place and they have thought of everything to keep all members of the family happy and occupied while on vacation. 



The National Harbor area is located on the banks of the Potomac River and it has plenty of activities to keep the family busy, take a breathtaking ride on the Capital Wheel or a spin on the Carousel. Explore the area with Water Taxis or a Sight Seeing Cruises
There are two great resorts to stay in while visiting the area Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center and The Residence Inn


Baltimore has something for everyone. Younger kids will enjoy Port Discovery Museum, which offers 3 floors of hands-on activities for the kids. National Aquarium and the Maryland Science Museum are also must see places when visiting the Harbor
If you want to stay check out the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Maryland that is in walking distance to all the attractions.



5. Williamsburg Virgina
The Williamsburg area has plenty of activities to keep your family busy.  Head to Busch Gardens for some family thrills.  Take a step back in time at Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestown or Jamestown Settlement.



Grand Cascades Lodge is a beautiful and well-appointed AAA 4-Diamond hotel located in Hamburg, New Jersey.  The main attraction for families at the hotel is the Biosphere, which is an indoor pool complex with an aquarium, vortex pools, and caves, and lush tropical foliage; year-round outdoor heated pool; 140-foot waterslide.  There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep the family busy.  

Discount Tickets for One Liberty Observation Deck



Give the kids an experience they’ll run back and tell on their first day back to school! For the month of August, One Liberty Observation Deck offers children (ages 11 and under) a sky high summer with a free trip to the top with the purchase of a paid Adult (ages 12+) general admission ticket.


For more information on discounts visit Philly From The Top.

For more informationhttps://phillyfromthetop.com

Location: One Liberty Observation Deck

Monday, August 8, 2016

Family Fun Fest at United Sports

 Family Fun Fest at United Sports
Wednesday, August 10th 
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.



United Sports is hosting our first ever Family Fun Fest!
NFL Punt, Pass, & Kick, Kids' Run, Professional cheerleaders & mascots, Sports contests, Trials of United Sports' programs, Turkey Hill ice cream samples, Prizes, Giveaways, Inflatable games, Moonbounces, Waterslides, and More!!
Don't miss out on all the fun!


Register for the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition here:http://unitedsports.net/leagues/nfl-punt-pass-and-kick/


Register for the Kids' Run here:
http://unitedsports.net/events/family-fun-fest-kids-run/


For more information: http://unitedsports.net/events/family-fun-fest/

Location: United Sports 1426 Marshallton-Thordale Road, Downingtown PA 19335

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

Cost: free

Thursday, August 4, 2016

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

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




Friday 

1.  Get your tickets to see Upper Darby Summer Stage present “Disney’s Mulan, Jr.” 


2. Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester

3. Plenty of family fun at the Goshen Country Fair

Saturday 
   
4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a medal in honor of the Olympics

5. Make a skateboard pencil box at Home Depot's Kids Workshops

6. Teen Night at Urban Air

7. Learn how to make ice cream at Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm Kids Corner

8. 
Chester County Art Association Mommy and Me at the Exton Square Mall


Sunday


9. 
PNC Arts Alive First Sundays For Families at Brandywine River Museum

10. Summer Picnic Special on the West Chester Railroad



Bonus Events



 Bank of America’s Museums on Us

Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble

 Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute 

$5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum


Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss at the Delaware Museum of Natural History 


‘Nice Work If You Can Get It!’ Mainstage at Upper Darby Summer Stage



Check out the calendar for more ideas


Monday, August 1, 2016

Teen Night & 4-5-6th Graders Night Urban Air Downingtown



Air 456

Every other Friday Night is 4th-5th-6th Graders Night (ages 9-12)  from 9-11pm. Glow party environment with free pizza.

For $15 kids get
Access to All Attractions
Glow Stick
Pizza
Dodgeball Tournament

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Teen Night

Every other Saturday night from 9pm to 11pmis Teens only Night.
Ages 13-19 only.
Only $15 for 2 hours of fun
DJ spinning your favorite beats. Join in on the Dance Party
FREE pizza around 10PM.
Dodgeball and warrior course challenges for everyone who wants to play



For more information: www.urbanairdtown.com

Location: Urban Air Downingtown

Cost: $15

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents "The Dinosaur Musical"***Ticket Giveaway***




Upper Darby Summer Stage will wrap up its 41st season with an unforgettable adventure for all ages as it presents “The Dinosaur Musical.” “The Dinosaur Musical” takes audiences back to a time when carnivores and herbivores shared a common goal – staying alive! Through it all, there is singing, dancing and plenty of laughter as some spaghetti-loving dinosaurs seek peace and harmony… and pasta!


WHEN: August 10, 11 and 12 at 10:30 am and August 11 at 7:30 pm


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


TICKETS: $7 - $11 - Available online: www.udpac.org or by calling 610.622.1189

Win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Upper Darby Summer Stage's production of  "The Dinosaur Musical," . Tickets are for Wednesday morning, August 10 at 10:30am.