Friday, May 1, 2015

Top 10 Plus Weekend Events May 2

May 1 Fun and Games at the Peter Wentz Farm Night Life What happened at the Wentz house after the sun went down? Guests ages 12+ only; Pre-Registration required (610-584-5104). The Farmstead is located at 2030 Shearer Road, just off of Route73/Skippack Pike in Worcester, PA. Please call 610-584-5104 for more information.

May 1 First Friday Movie Night Under the Stars and Stripes 5:30 p.m. join the Betsy Ross House for the return of the First Friday favorite, Movie Night Under the Stars and Stripes! May through October, kick back, relax, and enjoy a selection of cult horror classics from the 1950s and 60s in the historic courtyard. Be sure to arrive early for special after hours tours of the House starting at 5 pm. May 1st movie Bride of the Monster BUY TICKET.  Admission is $5 and includes a tour of the Betsy Ross House and movie screening.

May 1 Providence Garden Club of PA Plant Sale from 1 to 3 p.m .and Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades located at 106 South New Middletown Road (Rte 352) in Middletown.

May 2 Meade Sites in Philadelphia presented by the General Meade Society.  Departs 8 a.m. from Laurel Hill Cemetery and returns to Laurel Hill at 5 p.m. Tickets $60 includes bus, driver tip, lunch and post tour. Click on the link for complete details. Contact Jerry McCormick  215-848-7752.

May 2  All American Rock and Soul Concert, First Ladies of Rock and Soul  hear the 13 piece live band perform songs made famous by the Supremes, Ronettes, Martha and the Vandellas, Marvelettes, Mary Wells, Shirelles, Chiffons, Crystals and More! at the Community Performing Arts Center located at Pennsylvania Institute of Technology 800 Manchester Avenue, Media, PA. Show Time: 7:00 p.m. Doors Open: 6:00 p.m. TICKETS: $35 PER PERSON Proceeds benefit the Delaware County Historical Society Education Programs and Museum. Ticket information or (610) 359-0832.

May 2 Chester Charter School for the Arts' Pop Up Party for the Entire Family, Art Exhibit and Sale at the McCabe Library, Swarthmore College 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

May 2 Delaware County Suicide Prevention and Task Force 10th Annual 5K Walk and Run at Ridley Creek State Park. Meet at Pavilion #11. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

May 2 Walk for the Wounded at Rose Tree Park in Upper Providence will raise funds for Operation First Response. The 5K run begins at 10 a.m. on site registration 9 a.m. a 2 mile walk is also planned at 10 a.m.

May 2 Colonial Plantation Sheep Shearing and Textile Event 1:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., last entry at 4 p.m. . Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 4 to 12. Children under age 4 are free.

May 2 Kentucky Derby Day at Churchill Downs 6:34 p.m. and they're off. For all you stay at home racy people, I have found a recipe for the perfect mint julep on  It takes 24 hours so plan ahead.  You will have plenty of time in-between to pick your pony.

May 2 Kentucky Derby Party at the Paramour Restaurant, Wayne Hotel, 139 E. Lancaster Ave, in Wayne, PA . Mint Julep, anyone? 4-6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and benefit the Radnor Historical Society.

May 2 Early Birding with PHL BirdPhilly 7:00 a.m, Wissahickon Valley Park. Early May in the Wissahickon is excellent for early arriving warblers like Louisiana waterthrush, as well as woodthrush and courting wood ducks. We will meet at Valley Green and walk along Forbidden Drive, stopping at bridges to search for waterthrush.Meeting Location: Valley Green parking lot. Valley Green Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128.

May 2  Birding by Ear Workshop at Wissahickon Environmental Center (same day as Wissahickon Valley)1:00 p.m.  After a break for lunch, a birding by ear workshop will be held at the Wissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House). Meeting Location: 300 W. Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

May 2 4H Spring Fair and Open House 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  4-H Farm and Educational Center, 395 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square.

May 2 Philadelphia Science Festival Conclusion Carnival on the Parkway  
Check the list for a full list of activities.

May 2 Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival visit the CHOP Daisy Days tent as you celebrate spring in Philly. The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival takes over six blocks of Walnut Street (between Broad and 19th Streets) for the day to showcase the neighborhood’s fantastic food, fashion, arts and entertainment. Where: 18th Street and Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Noon to 5 p.m.

May 3rd Colonial Plantation Beekeeping Workshop  (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

Register now for May 9-17, 2015 Join in the Philadelphia Bird Race! A new birding event here in southeastern PA, covering Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia provides a variety of way for birders to get involved in fun birding outings, from 1-hour walks called "Big Green Hours" to full-on "Big Day" runs right on your home turf. There are a bunch of different ways to participate. So register today or donate now to support the causes the bird race is raising funds for.  Philadelphia Bird Race and BirdPhilly are major initiatives of the DVOC. 

May 3 Blue Cross Broad Street Run 10 Miler 8 a.m.

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