Thursday, June 22, 2017

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 23rd, 24th and 25th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 23rd, 24th and 25th

                







Friday

1United Sports Summer Movie Night


2. Fireworks at the 
St Joseph Community Festival

3. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys in West Chester



Saturday 

4. Head to Michaels to make a Morph Sea Creature


5. Day Out With Thomas  on the Strasburg Rail Road


6. Science Saturday at Hagley Museum

7. Family fun at the Chester County Balloon Festival

8.  Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton


Sunday  


9.  Slime Day Sunday at Michaels 

10. Pack a lunch and climb aboard the West Chester Rail Road




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2017 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!





Friday June 23rd


Saint Joseph’s Downingtown Community Festival
 Fireworks Friday evening at dusk (rain date Saturday) 


Parkesburg Fire Company Fair and Fireworks
Fireworks will be at dusk at Minch Park (3rd Ave and Gay St)


Saturday July 24th


Chester County Balloon Festival – Fireworks 9 PM. 

Elverson Day –  A concert by the Chester County Band and a fireworks display at Livingood Park.  (rain date Sunday, June 25) 


Saturday July 1st

Nottingham Township Freedom Fest
An Independence weekend concert, children's entertainment, activity & food vendors, and fireworks display. (fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.) at Nottingham County Park (150 Park Road)


Monday July 4th

Downingtown 
38th 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.

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

Tredyffrin Township
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



Saturday July 8th


North Coventry Fair and Fireworks

Fireworks on Saturday at 10:30

Sunday, June 18, 2017

St Joseph Community Festival

10th Annual St. Joseph Community Festival 
332 Manor Ave, Downingtown ~       
Dates:  June 20th -24th




 OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Rides provided by Houghton  Enterprises of Cochranville,PA  
   
Wrist bands available every night at the festival!
  Ride an unlimited number of rides for just $20.00 per person per day when you purchase online before JUNE 19, 2017 (wrist bands are $25.00 at the event).  
      
 Link to discounted pre-sale wristbands:        https://www.innovativeticketing.com/Events/Detail/?QTVBQzc4MUYtRDFBNS00RERGLTkzODctRjQ5RDM1MDcyNzA3


Live Entertainment every night:
Tuesday           June 20   6-8         De LaSalle String Band
Tuesday           June 20   8-10       Where’s Pete
Wednesday     June 21   6-8         Red Satins
Wednesday     June 21   8-10       POF
Thursday         June 22   6-7:30    D-town School of Rock
Thursday         June 22   8-10        Staycation
Friday              June 23   6-11         4-Play Band
Saturday         June 24   6-11         Bull Dogs

BINGO and BAKE SALE!!!!


For more info: http://www.stjoesfestival.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/1097678183669583

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 16th, 17th and 18th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 16th, 17th and 18th

                






Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys in West Chester


2. Watch Trolls under the star at the Caln Movie Series



Saturday 

3. Fairy House Workshop at Brandywine River Museum of Art

4. Day Out With Thomas  on the Strasburg Rail Road

5. Head to Michaels to make Paint Splatter Canvas Art

6. Enchanted Summer Day at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

7 Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton

8.  Head to Franklin Square to see the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival 



Sunday  

9. Father's Day Movie Marathon at The Colonial Theatre

10. 
FatherFest at American Helicopter Museum & Education Center



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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 9th, 10th and 11th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 9th, 10th and 11th

                





Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys in West Chester


2. Building Block Kick Off Party at the Oxford Library



Saturday 

4. Trophy Triathlon Science Saturday at Hagley Museum

5. Head to Michaels to bling out your fidget spinners

6. Colonial Children’s Day at The Mill at Anselma

7 Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton


8.  Head to Franklin Square to see the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival 



Sunday  

9. Head to Michaels to make slime stress ball

10. 
Watch Seussical Kids at Saint Joseph's University Bluett Theater



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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 2nd, 3rd and 4th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 2nd, 3rd and 4th

                


Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys in West Chester


2. 
Final weekend of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair 



Saturday 

3. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at People's Light Theater 



5. Head to Michaels to make a flip book

6. Make a Tic Tac Toe game at The Home Depot's Kids Workshops 

7 Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton



8.   Schmata Productions presents Disney's High School Musical Jr. 




Sunday  

9. Bank of America Free Museum Days 

10. PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families at Brandywine River Museum of Art



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Thursday, May 25, 2017

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

Our top 10 picks for this weekend May 26th, 27th, and 28th

                


Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys in West Chester


2. Devon Horse Show and Country Fair 




Saturday 

3. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at People's Light Theater 



4. Head to Franklin Square to see the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival 


5. Head to Michaels to make some Patriotic Crafts

6. Avon-Grove Memorial Day Parade



7 Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton




8. Learn about chain reactions during Science Saturday at Hagley Museum


Sunday  

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Monday, May 22, 2017

2017 Memorial Day Parades and Celebrations


Link

Avon-Grove
Memorial Day Parade
 – Saturday, May 27th

Starting at 9:00 AM at the Avon-Grove High School Parking Lot.


Downingtown Borough

Monday, May 29th at 10 am: Memorial Day Parade and Service at the Veterans Memorial at Marinelli Park

West Bradford

The annual Marshallton Memorial Day Activities will be held on Sunday, May 28th. The parade begins at 1:30 P.M. at the Goddard School (on Strasburg Road - just east of the intersection of Sugars Bridge Road). Join other Township residents and friends lining Strasburg Road to honor the memory of the men and women who served our country.


Kennett Square

The Kennett Square 2017 Memorial Day Parade will take place Monday, May 29th at 10 a.m. Line-up will be at 9 a.m. at Kennett High School (South Union St. and South Street). The parade will end at Union Hill Cemetery located on North Union Street near the Route 1 bypass.

Malvern

On June 4th at 1:30 pm, The Upper Main Line Memorial Association will sponsor the 149th Annual Memorial Parade in the Borough of Malvern, Chester County, PA. Recognized as the oldest continuously held Memorial Parade in America. The Parade route will follow King Street from the Malvern Fire Station west to Warren Avenue, south to Monument Avenue then west to the Memorial Park.


Fireworks

Sesame Place
May 27th - May 28th  at 9:00 PM
The night sky will sparkle at Sesame Place, with a spectacular fireworks show, set to Sesame Street music, making the festivities on Memorial Day weekend truly memorable. Fireworks will begin at 9pm. Sunday Only. Twilight admission not valid.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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

Our top 10 picks for this weekend May 19th, 20th, and 21st

                


Friday

1. Friday Craft at Monkey Fish Toys in West Chester


2. Spring Carnival at the Exton Square Mall



Saturday 

3. Plenty of family friendly events at the  Philadelphia International Children's Festival


4. Head to Franklin Square to see the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival 


5. Head to Michaels to make a Family Terrarium

6. History at Work: "Potash and Soap Making" at Newlin Grist Mill

7 Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble Exton


8. Movie Night at Kerr Park watch "Trolls" under the stars

Sunday  

9. Brandywine Ballet presents Beauty and the Beast

10.  The Light Princess at The Arden Theatre Company



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