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


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    

Creative Soles Dance Studio
Shoppes at Valley Forge
280 Schuylkill Road
Phoenixville,Pa 19460
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


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"


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


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

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

Monday, July 14, 2014

Family Movie Night: The Avengers at Xfinity

Family Movie Night: The Avengers
Tuesday July 15th- 5pm
XFINITY Live! Philadelphia

Bring the kids down for our monthly family movie night featuring Marvel's The Avengers on our outdoor big screen!

Test your skills to become an honorary Avenger at tons of games including:
- Inflatable obstacle course and climbing wall
- Captain America shield toss
- Thor hammer throw
- Hulk smash game
- Pin the arc reactor on Iron Man
- Photo-op with props

Games and activities start at 4:30. Avengers themed giveaways announced at 5:20 and movie begins at 5:30. 

Specialty themed kids menus will also be available inside of NBC Sports Arena. FREE EVENT! FREE PARKING! FREE POPCORN!

PLEASE NOTE: The Avengers movie is rated PG-13.

For more information: http://xfinitylive.com/entertainment/event/2462

Location: XFINITY Live! Philadelphia- 1100 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

Cost: free to attend

Saturday, July 12, 2014

50% off Marvel Universe LIVE! Tickets

July 24th - July 27th (7 Performances)

Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with a mind-blowing show unlike anything you’ve seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers - Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza, coming to cities around North America. You’ll definitely feel the energy with cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more. It’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever. Join Marvel fans of all ages for this once-in-a-lifetime, monumental performance. The fate of the universe depends on it!

Save 50% Off Select Performances!*
Use Password "WFCWEB" To Purchase!
Offer ends on July 23rd at 11:59pm.
*Additional fees & restrictions may apply.No Double Discounts.Offer valid for 7/25 at 7:00pm, 7/26 at 7:00pm & 7/27 at 5:00pm.