Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug 17 - 19 Weekend Events

Aug. 18 Catfish Tournament at the West End Boat Club, registration must be completed by Aug. 17 for details and rules call 610.521.4747.  For bait fisherman can visit Art's Animals, 2117 MacDade Blvd. n Holmes.

Aug. 18 Pirate Day at Ft. Mifflin starts at 10 a.m. 

Aug. 18 Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate the fifers and drummers of the American Revolutionary War 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. with a free Fife and Drum party on the Museum's outdoor plaza.
Aug. 18 Wildflower Walk at Tyler Arboretum (Free for members) 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Aug. 18 Drink History! at Historic Rittenhouse Town 3 - 7 p.m.

Aug. 18 Festival of India PECO Multicultural Series at Penn's Landing.

Aug. 18 and 19 Delaware Taco Festival at Frawley Stadium in Wilmington, Delaware 

Aug. 18 Summer Sounds in the Square at Franklin Square featuring April Mae and the June Bugs (Country). 6 - 8 p.m.

Aug. 18 Philadelphia's Greatest Women's Athletes Annual Award Dinner at Temple University Mitten Hall 5 - 10 p.m.

Aug. 19 Caribbean Festival PECO Multicultural Series at Penn's Landing.

Aug. 19 Family Sports Day Noon - 4 p.m. at Franklin Square. Hike! Celebrate the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with football - inspired activities. Tickets required for some attractions. 


Aug. 24 The Cannon Ball, Celebrate Chadds Ford Historical Society 50th Anniversary 7 - 11 p.m. The Gables at Chadds Ford.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Monday Morning Quarterback

Yes I realize today is Wednesday and I fully expect a MMQ to notice.

Told You So

Um Hmmm

I Knew It!

I warned you.

I predicted that.

What did I say?

That's what I am talking about.


Listen to me the next time.

I was right! 

It's August people, if you have not taken a summer vacation, it is time to plan, even if it involves grabbing a good rule book.


Aug. 16 Game On 7:30 p.m.

 in Brady town on NBC
Eagles 🏈 Patriots

Who wants a replay??
Get your popcorn now and if 21 and older and not driving you may have a beer. 

Philly Philly.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Franklin Square Mini Golf - All Philly

A bucket list for me

a must do for you too!

Philadelphia Pride, Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

Name that skyscraper.

Oldest continuous inhabited street.

The Sound of Philadelphia

Bridge named for a Founding Father of the United States

Welcome to Chinatown


Steps of the Art Museum

Boat House Row

Feeling the Brotherly Love.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Upcoming events Week of August 13

Now through Aug. 30 See the photography work of Rick Prieur at Swarthmore Borough Hall , 121 Park Ave. in Springfield. His work has been published in many local newspapers and is the official photographer for the Delaware County Symphony. The exhibit is open Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 - 5 p.m. The exhibit is sponsored by Swarthmore Friends of the Arts.

Aug. 14 Unclaimed Property Treasure Hunt 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Folsom Office of State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky 701 E. MacDade Blvd.

Aug. 14 Chichester Community Band will play at 7 p.m. at Borough of Marcus Hook Summer Music Festival at Marcus Hook Memorial Park, Market St. and Delaware Ave.

Aug. 15 Unclaimed Property Treasure Hunt 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Brookhaven Office of State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky, Brookhaven Borough Bldg. 2 Cambridge Rd.

Aug. 15 Street Corner Symphony Pop-Up Music Series 1 and 3 p.m. featuring Victor North. Daytime performances in Franklin Square by local traveling bands and musicians that are part of the Philadelphia Jazz Project sponsored by Culture Trust. The series is sponsored by VISIT PHILADELPHIA.  

Aug. 15 Summer Love Songs performed by Vincent James at the Middletown Free Library 6:30 p.m. Register to Attend.

Aug. 15  Free Summer Valley Forge Carillon Concerts at the Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge Park, Outdoors 7:30 p.m. featuring Cast in Bronze: Frank DellaPenna and his 35 Bell Traveling Carillon.

Aug. 16 Community Conversations about Controversial Issues, "International Immigration" 6:30 p.m. at Middletown Free Library. Register to Attend

Aug. 16 - 19 Philly Folk Festival at Old Pool Farm.

The Butterfly House is open at Tyler Arboretum thru September 2. August 26 is the Bugs and Butterfly event 10-2 p.m.

Some events are weather dependent, check before you go.


Friday, August 10, 2018

Upcoming Events Aug. 10-12

Aug. 8 Broomall - Newtown 13 Year Old Baseball Team at the Philadelphia Airport ready to take off for Atlanta where they had a layover and then on to Little Rock, Arkansas and then a 3 hour bus ride to Mountain Home, Arkansas to play in the Babe Ruth, World Series. You can follow the Middle Atlantic Team at Babe Ruth World Series 2018 Mountain Home, Arkansas. First game Aug. 10 at Noon.

 Photographer: Jamie Micewski

At the send off party, with special thanks to Luke Zimmerman, Delco Times Player of the Year, pictured in the Hawk's T-Shirt for helping the boys get ready for the World Series

 Photographer: Jamie Micewski

Aug. 10 Cheer on Delco's representatives at the Babe Ruth World Series. 12 p.m. 

Aug. 10 BBQ for Independence at the Rose Garden of Independence National Park 6 p.m. Registration is required and the cost is $40. Supports the Law Enforcement Bark Ranger Program.

Aug. 10 Rose Tree Park Summer Music featuring Barefoot Bobby and the Breakers 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 10 Musician John Flynn (Ridley Alumni, Class of 1975) will return to the school for a fundraising concert. Proceeds to benefit the New Beginnings-Next Step (NBNS) program. The program gives inmates a hand up before and after they re-enter society. Concert start at 8 p.m. at Ridley High School.

Aug. 11 St James High School Alumni Dogs on the Dunes at Flip Flopz located at 106 W. Spruce St. North Wildwood 2 - 6 p.m. Ticket $25 in Advance $30 at the door.

Aug. 11 Bike and Walk on Car Free Streets North Broad between City Hall and Erie Avenue 8 mile round trip in North Philadelphia. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Philly Free Streets. 

Aug. 11 Itinerary at Grumblethorpe

Youth Farmstand from 9:30-1:30 p.m.

Cooking and Nutrition Demonstration at 12 p.m.

Music by Julian Hartnell Music at 1 p.m.

Music by Ben Arsenal at 2:30 p.m.

Music by Danie Ocean Band at 4 p.m.

Open Gardens 9:30-6 p.m.

House Tours from 12-4 p.m.

Family friendly, free event!
(BBQ is pay as you go)

Barbecue by Herb Scott Catering

Live sound sponsored by Historic Germantown

Aug. 11 Corn Boil at American Legion Post 777 1 - 5 p.m. at 137 Walter St. in Crum Lynne.

Aug. 11 “Reflection – A Juried Painting Exhibition” is  4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is free to the public at the MAC Gallery 609-B West State Street, Media. The show may also be viewed during regular gallery hours: Fridays and Saturdays 4pm to 7pm and Sundays 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.  For more information on the many programs of the Media Arts Council visit

August 11 there will be a partial solar eclipse seen from Australia and parts of Europe and Asia.

Aug. 11 Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic 3 p.m. in downtown West Chester.

Aug. 11 Summer Sounds at the Square, Franklin Square in Philadelphia featuring the Jersey Corn Pickers 5 -  6 p.m.  

Aug. 11 Rose Tree Park Summer Music featuring The Blackbird Society Orchestra 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 12 Veterans Flag Raising Services Ceremony at Delaware County Veterans Memorial.

Aug. 12 The 2018 Main Line Bike Race in Ardmore presented by Lankenau Medical Center and sponsored Independence Blue Cross 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Aug. 12 Dog Days of Summer in Franklin Square Noon - 3 p.m. bring your four-legged friends through Franklin Square to enjoy pet portraits, sprinklers and shallow pools for cooling off. Free

Aug. 12 Rose Tree Park Summer Music featuring Tribute to Eric Clapton 7:30 p.m.

The Butterfly House is open at Tyler Arboretum now thru September 2. August 26 is the Bugs and Butterfly event 10-2 p.m.

There is still time to play "Pic Your Park" share you selfie (National Parks) the Find Your Park Instagram Contest going on until September.

Down the shore: 🏖🏖🏖🏖🏖🏖🏖

Aug. 12 Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Jazz Series 6:30 p.m.