Thursday, June 23, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 24, 25, & 26

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 24th, 25th & 26th




Friday 

110th Annual Chester Country Balloon Festival (fireworks Saturday night)

2. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to create an Under the Sea adventure

3. Movie Matinee: Summer of the Monkeys at the Spring City Library


Saturday    


4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to create a Finding Dory Puppet Show

5. Design a rubber band car at Science Saturday at Hagley Museum

6. Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble 

7. Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


Sunday

8. The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

9. Day Out With Thomas on the Strasburg Rail Road

10. 
Malvern Family Festival at the Malvern Retreat House



Bonus Events

Arts in Nature Festival at Tyler Arboretum

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

Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester

Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden


Check out the calendar for more ideas

2016 4th of July Parades,Fireworks, and Events in the Philadelphia Area

Below is a list of parades, events, and fireworks in the Delaware 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 24th
Saint Joseph’s Downingtown Community Festival
 Fireworks Friday evening at dusk (rain date Saturday) 


Saturday July 25th

Chester County Balloon Festival – Fireworks 9PM. (rain date Sunday, June 26)

Elverson Day –  A concert by the Chester County Band and a fireworks display at Livingood park.  (rain date Sunday, June 26) 


Saturday July 2nd

Nottingham Township Freedom Fest
An Independence weekend concert, children's entertainment, activity & food vendors, and fireworks display. (fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.) at Nottingham County Park (150 Park Road)


Monday July 4th

Downingtown
37th 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


Friday July 8th
Parkesburg Fire Company Fair and Fireworks

Fireworks will be at dusk on July 8th at Minch Park (3rd Ave and Gay St)


Saturday July 9th

North Conventry Fair and Fireworks


Fireworks on Saturday at 10:30

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Malvern Family Festival


Malvern Family Festival

Sunday, June 26, 1pm-6pm


Malvern Retreat House will hold a Family Festival on Sunday, June 26 from 1pm-6pm on its 125-acre grounds. This afternoon event will kick off with Sunday Mass at the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto. After Mass, there will be performances by Recording Artist Rev. Kevin McGoldrick and Grammy-Nominated Singer/Songwriter Marty Rotella, along with children's games and food.


For more information: To register, please visit malvernretreat.com/register or call 610-644-0400 for more information.

Location:  Malvern Retreat House, 315 S. Warren Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355

Cost: The cost will be $25/per car.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 17, 18, & 19

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 17th, 18th &  19th




Friday 

1. Watch "Star Wars - The Force Awakens" during summer movie night at Oakbourne Park

2. Nature Play Day at Ollie Owl’s NaturePlayGround

3. Watch "Goonies" during Movies in the Park at Oxford Memorial Park



Saturday    


4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Dinosaur Card

5. Fairy House Workshop-A Magical Event at Brandywine River Museum 

6. Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble 


7. Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills


Sunday


8. The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

9. FatherFest at the American Helicopter Museum

10. Father's Day Express on the West Chester Railroad




Bonus Events

Day Out With Thomas on the Strasburg Rail Road


Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden


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

Arden Theatre Company presents The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales

Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester
Check out the calendar for more ideas

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 10, 11, & 12

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 10th, 11th & 12th




Friday 

1. Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester

2. $5 After 5 at the Delaware Children's Museum


Saturday    

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

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

5. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Father's Day card 

6. Learn about earthquakes and building at Hagley's Science Saturday



7. Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills




Sunday


8. Summer Picnic Special on the West Chester Railroad

9. Super Sunday in Downtown West Chester



10.  Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  for a teen jewelry class



Bonus Events

Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden


Miss Nelson Has A Field Day at The Walnut Street Theatre

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble  

Last weekend to check out  Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square


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

Arden Theatre Company presents The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales



Check out the calendar for more ideas


Photo courtesy of  the The Mill at Anselma

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for June 3, 4, & 5

Our top 10 picks for this weekend June 3rd, 4th & 5th



Friday 

1. Family fun at the Devon Horse Show & Country Fair

2. Brandywine Hospital hosts the  Brandywine Strawberry Festival



Saturday    


3. Make a Father's Day Trophy Smart Phone Holder at the Home Depot's Kids Workshop

4. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Chalk Butterfly

5. Design a Sand Art Bottle at Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm



6. Fun for the whole family at the 2016 Philadelphia International Children's Festival




7. Arden Theatre Company presents The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales




8. Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills





Sunday




9. Super Sunday in Downtown West Chester



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





Bonus Events





Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester

Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden


Miss Nelson Has A Field Day at The Walnut Street Theatre

Delaware Children's Museum $5 after 5

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble  



Check out the Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square



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


Check out the calendar for more ideas


Photo courtesy of  the Brandywine Strawberry Festival

Design a Sand Art Bottle at Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm





Design a Sand Art Bottle  on Saturday, June 4th  9am-11am at Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm Kids Corner. Click here to sign up. It's going to be a real fun day!



For more informationhttp://bit.ly/8thKidsC

Location: 1150 Pocopson Rd West Chester PA

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for May 27, 28, & 29

Our top 10 picks for this weekend May 27th, 28th & 29th





Friday 



1. Family fun at the Devon Horse Show & Country Fair

2. Friday Morning Crafts at Monkey Fish Toys West Chester





Saturday    


3. Head to Michaels KIDS CLUB  to make a Patriotic Felt Banner

4. Science Saturday at Hagley Museum



5. The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute

6. Saturday Morning Storytime Barnes & Noble  

7. Arden Theatre Company presents The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales

8. Toddler Time at Sky Zone Glen Mills

Sunday

9. Head to the Arden Theatre to see The Secret Garden

10. Memorial Day Special on the West Chester Railroad


Bonus Events

Delaware Children's Museum $5 after 5

Check out the Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square

A Single Shard People's Light Theater

Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, Meteors at  the Delaware Museum of Natural History

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


Check out the calendar for more ideas


Photo courtesy of  the Devon Horse Show

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

2016 Chester County Memorial Day Parades, Celebrations, and Fireworks


Link

Avon-Grove
Memorial Day Parade
 – Saturday, May 28th

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


Downingtown Borough

Monday, May 30th at 10 am: Memorial Day Parade and Service at the Veterans Memorial at Kerr Park

West Bradford

The annual Marshallton Memorial Day Activities will be held on Sunday, May 29th. 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 2016 Memorial Day Parade will take place Monday, May 30th 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 5th at 1:30 pm, The Upper Main Line Memorial Association will sponsor the 148th 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 28th - May 29th  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.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Win a Family Prize Package to the Devon Horse Show






The Devon Horse Show runs from May 26th - June 5. This year they are offering family and children's days, which makes it a perfect time to visit.
  • Family Day: Thursday, May 26Specials on Food, Fun, and Souvenirs.
  • Family Day: Tuesday, May 31. Specials on Food, Fun, and Souvenirs. Includes the afternoon guided back-barn tours. 
  • Children's Day: Sunday, June 5Festivities are from 11-2 (music, face painting, hat decorating, children’s caricatures, etc.)


Check out more great events on the  Devon Horse Show website



For more information: www.thedevonhorseshow.org




Location: Lancaster Pike and Dorset Rd Devon, PA 19333


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Ticket Giveaway


Enter to win a Family Prize package The prize package (worth up to $84) would include 4 General Admission tickets, 4 Hot Dogs and 4 Sodas or Single Scoop Ice Creams.