Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Parent's Date Night at United Sports

Parent's Date Night

April 19th

6pm -10pm

Parent's Date Night is United Sport's healthy alternative to babysitting! Your child will have a blast playing sports and games, watching movies, and rock climbing while you spend a night on the town! Enjoy a night out knowing your child is in a fun, safe and supervised environment!

Parent's Date Night runs on the second Saturday every month.

For more information and to registerhttp://www.unitedsports.net

Location: United Sports 1426 Marshallton-Thorndale Rd. Downingtown, PA

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for April 11, 12, & 13

Our top 10 picks for this weekend April 11th, 12th & 13th


1. Hoppy Easter party at the Spring City Library

2. Puppy Dog Tales at Tredyffrin Library

3. American Girl club at the Parksburg Library


3. Make a Bunny Basket during the Parent and Child Pottery Workshop at The Center on Central

4. Hop on board the West Chester Rail Road for the Bunny Express

5. Saturday morning storytime at Barnes and Noble

6  Watch the Easter Bunny arrive by helicopter at The American Helicopter Museum

7.  .Lego Movie Event at Toys R Us

8. Crafty Easter Fun at Michaels


8. Grist Mill Farm Alpacas at Henrietta Hankin Library

9. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

10. Take a Hayride to the Easter Bunny at Highland Orchards

Bonus Events

Pinkalicious, the Musical at the Walnut Street Theatre

Check out all the wonderful Egg hunts going on in Chester County

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Crafty Easter Fun at Michaels

KIDS CLUB®: Crafty Easter Fun

April 12th

10am -12:00 pm

Create some one of a kind Easter fun. Join us on Saturday, April 12th, for our Crafty Easter Fun Event. Ages 3 and up are welcome to this event. See a store associate for details today. $2

For more information  www.michaels.com

Location285 Main St Exton, PA

This event is appropriate for  ages 3 and older

Cost: $2

Lego Movie Event at Toys R Us

For more information  http://www.toysrus.com

Location:   118 West Lightcap Road Pottstown  PA 19464

103 East Swedesford Road  Exton PA 19341

This event is appropriate for:  ages 6 and older

Parent and Child Pottery Workshop

Parent and Child Pottery Workshop
“Bunny Basket”
Saturday April 12th
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Participants will create – from start to finish – a bunny basket, complete with ears and whiskers!  We will use candy, eggs and other spring icons – and paint the basket with spring colors to add a personal touch to the project, having your fired basket in time for Easter.

Work together to create a project – in some workshops we will choose from among different possible items. After the workshop, we will fire your creations for you! $40 for parent and one child; $15 for each additional child ($25 per additional adult).
Registration is required

For more information: http://thecenteroncentral.com

Location: 24 W. Central Avenue, Paoli, PA

 Cost: $40 for parent and one child; $15 for each additional child ($25 per additional adult).

Grist Mill Farm Alpacas at Henrietta Hankin Library

Grist Mill Farm Alpacas 
April 13th
at 2:00 pm

Alpacas are coming to Hankin! Anyone interested in learning about these gentle creatures should make plans to come meet and greet a couple alpacas from Grist Mill Farm Alpacas. Learn about ownership and care, the history of the species and what makes alpacas good pets. 

Suitable for all ages. In case of inclement weather, program will be rescheduled. 

Registration suggested but not necessary.

For more information: http://www.ccls.org/cwo/find_a_library/hh

Location: Henrietta Hankin Branch Library-215 Windgate Drive

Chester Springs, PA 19425

This event is appropriate for
Suitable for all ages

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Puppy Dog Tales at Tredyffrin Library

Puppy Dog Tales

Friday, April 11 
from 4-5 pm

Children ages 6 and up can read to adorable therapy dog Lexie in a low-stress reading environment. It's a great opportunity for reluctant readers! Contact Angie Andre at aandre@ccls.org or 610-688-7092 x216 to reserve a 15 minute session with Lexie.

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

Location: 582 Upper Gulph Road  Strafford, PA 19087
This event is appropriate for: kids 6 and up

Hoppy Easter Party at Spring City Library

Hoppy Easter Party
April 11th
10:30 am

For all ages. Join us for a special Easter story time, craft, and snacks! 
PREREGISTER by stopping in the library or call 610-948-4130.

For more information: http://www.ccls.org/cwo/Find_a_Library/SpringCity

Location: 2 Riverside Drive  Spring City, PA 19475 

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

Cost: free

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for April 4,5,& 6

Our top 10 picks for this weekend April 4th, 5th & 6th


1. International Carrot Day Celebration Paoli Library

2. Register for Parents Night Out/Kids Night In at The Center On Central


3. My Money Neighborhood at Tredyffrin Library

4.  Make Whimsical Art Work at Michaels

5. Build a Birdbath/Birdfeeder at The Home Depot

6  Robinson Crusoe at West Chester University

7.  Crazy Aaron's Puttyworld Event at the Learning Express at the Exton Mall 

Saturday morning storytime at Barnes and Noble

Sky Tour at Anson B. Park


9. Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

10. Take a Hayride to the Easter Bunny at Highland Orchards

Bonus Events
Creative Cat-Ventures Family Workshop at Brandywine River Museum

Pinkalicious, the Musical at the Walnut Street Theatre

Oliver at the Colonial Theatre

Teddybear Tea at the Brandywine Zoo

Join the Continental Army at Valley Forge Park

Breakfast With The Easter Bunny at the Radnor Fire Company

Family Friends Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities in Chester County

Saturday April 5th

12pm at
Frank Johnson Park

Saturday April 12th

Fellowship House of Conshohocken

For ages birth - 10 years old
10:00 am at the Fellowship House
(rain date: April 19, 2014)
Please register in advance

Borough of West Chester
10:00 AM
Ages 2-9
Everhart Park (100 South Brandywine Street)

West Goshen Easter Egg Hunt and Decorated Hat Parade

10:30 AM
West Goshen Community Park
Egg Hunt begins promptly at 10:30 AM. In the event of rain, Egg Hunt and Decorated Hat Parade would be postponed to Saturday,April 19th. Register on website

West Whiteland Township Easter Egg Hunt 
 at 9:15 AM
at the Albert C. Miller Memorial Park (220 Miller Way, Exton Pa)

9:15 AM Special Needs Children for all ages
10:00 AM General Population


 at 10:00 a.m.

at Kimberton Park

 at 10:00 a.m. sharp 
at the East Coventry Elementary School.
Rain date is April 19th

Caln Township
 at 1PM in Municipal Park. The event will start right at 1PM The rain date is Sunday, April 13th at 1PM.

10 am East Goshen Park (rain date Sunday, April 13th) Ages 2 to 10.

American Helicopter Museum 
Admission is $10 per person and includes holiday activities and food.  Helicopter rides are available for $40 per person.

10AM- 12PM

A fun event for the whole family! We are hiding 10,000 eggs all over the property! There will be raffles with lots of prizes! We will also have other fun family-friendly activities such as: face painting, music, balloon animals, a photo booth, and more! You won't want to miss this event!


11 am to 3:00 pm each day. Three weekends before Easter
Saturday & Sunday -- April 5 & 6, 12 & 13
Thursday, Friday and Saturday -- April 17, 18 & 19

Train Rides

 Sat & Sun March 23, 24
Sat. March 30
12 PM &  2 PM

Hop' on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90 minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board our heated decorated train handing out treats to all passengers!

March 29, 30, 31
11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00
Hop into the season with an Easter tradition at the Strasburg Rail Road! The Easter Bunny Train pulls into the station March 29-31, 2013.

Special Meals with the Easter Bunny

April 12th at 12:00 PM
Enjoy lunch with the Easter Bunny!

$12.00 Per Person (2 and over)
Must Pre-Register for this lunch.
Contact West Chester Parks and Recreation at 610-436-9010 for more information.

Join us for Lunch with the Easter Bunny! $9.99 includes a make-your-own pizza, kid's drink and a sundae, two eggs to dye and an Easter coloring sheet. Reservations are required! Call the Exton store at 610-280-4555 to reserve your spot today!

April 19th
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Bring your little ones to enjoy a themed Afternoon Tea at The Radnor!
Ideal for children ages 3-8.