Newtown Square Calendar of Events
Below is a list of upcoming events in Newtown Square and the nearby region. To have your community event published in Newtown Square Friends & Neighbors Magazine in print and also online, email your event information to Liz Burnett at LBurnett@BestVersionMedia.com.
Sat. & Sun. through February 23
and Fri. February 14
Wine & Chocolate Pairings
632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford
Celebrate the month of love with an intimate, sit-down wine and chocolate pairing at Chaddsford Winery! You’ll explore several unique flavor combinations as you taste 5 artisan chocolates carefully paired with our award-winning wines – a perfect choice for Valentine’s outings or a Girls Day Out.
Time: Sessions on the hour 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4pm (Plan to check in 15 minutes before session start time.)
Cost: $30 per person in advance; $35 at the door
Sundays through March 1
The Princess and the Pea
@The Media Theatre
104 E State St, Media
The classic tale of the Princess who must prove herself with several tests gets a contemporary update in this new hour-long musical for children. It’s energetic, fun, and funny as we witness several wanna-be Princesses trying to get the attention of a young Prince. Lessons include Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover and How to Make Friends.
Now through March 6
Fore! The Planet!
@Linvilla Orchard Garden Center
137 Knowlton Rd, Media
This is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia! This exhibition pairs important environmental issues with the fun of miniature golf. 18 unique educational holes explore butterfly metamorphosis, a tropical rain forest, evolution, dinosaur extinction, food chains, and more. Perfect for kids of all ages, your entire family will enjoy playing miniature golf while learning about our environment – every step of the way!
Time: Daily 9am – 4pm
Cost: $6.95; Children under age 11 $5.95
Sat. February 8
Marple Newtown Jazz Band Spaghetti Dinner
@Marple Newtown High School Cafeteria
120 Media Line Rd, Newtown Square
Get an early start on Valentine’s Day with Marple Newtown Tiger Music at an event for the whole family. Enjoy a buffet-style dinner of Italian dishes provided by local merchants while being entertained by the high school’s two jazz bands and various small group ensembles. Food and music will be available throughout the evening, so come for all or just part of the event (although we suggest being there for all of it!).
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Cost: $15 Adults; $12 Students & Seniors (Pay at the door. Walk-ups welcome.)
Space is limited. RSVP to email@example.com
Fri. February 14
Valentine’s Day Couples Class
@Board & Brush
210 S Newtown Square Rd, Newtown Square
Looking for a fun way to bond with your Valentine and/or connect with friends or family? Join our most popular DIY workshop and create your own unique wood sign! Select a wood project from our gallery. We provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to create a beautiful piece for your home or for a gift. Light snacks and free wine will be served!
Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm
Cost: $68 per couple (pre-registration is required)
Sat. February 15
Walk-In Pet Vaccine Clinic
@The Spayed Club Veterinary Clinic
800 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill
Low-cost pet vaccines, microchips, flea and tick prevention, heartworm testing & more.
Time: 9am – 1pm
Cost: (Cash only) Rabies vaccine $15. See website for prices of other vaccines & services.
Weds. Feb. 19
“Lincoln and the Supreme Court”
@Newtown Township Bldg
209 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square
Attorney and Historian Michael Liddy will talk on President Abraham Lincoln, his Supreme Court appointees, and how they influenced the war effort.
Cost: FREE (Donations gladly accepted!)
Tues. February 25
“The Ardmore Autocar Fire”
@Marple Christian Church
475 Lawrence Rd, Broomall
In this month’s lecture, Bart Van Valkenburgh looks at the 1954 fire of the Autocar factory in Ardmore, once the largest employer in Lower Merion.
Cost: FREE (Donations greatly appreciated!)
Thurs. February 27
The Kennedys in Concert
@Twentieth Century Club
84 S Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne
Since 1993, the Lansdowne Folk Club has been dedicated to presenting folk, acoustic and blues music. Come enjoy folk duo New York-based Pete and Maura Kennedy, who draw influences from the Byrds and other 1960s-era rock and folk-rock artists. During their two-decade career, they’ve produced 12 albums, and have performed in clubs and theaters throughout the US. Free on-street parking.
Time: Doors open at 7pm; Show 7:30-10pm
Cost: $17 in advance (purchase online & pick up at concert); $20 at the door (cash only)
Sat. February 29 (Snow Date: Sat. March 7)
Pancake Breakfast & Maple Sugaring Celebration
515 Painter Rd, Media
Join Tyler Arboretum for the ever-popular annual celebration of all things maple syrup-related, and, of course, pancakes! Take a stroll through maple sugaring stations and discover how the tasty topping we all know and love gets turned from sap into syrup. Satisfy your appetite with our famous all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast. Fun and food for the whole family. Bring a group!
Time: 8am – 1pm
Cost: Adults $16; Children ages 3-12 $10; age 2 and under FREE
Fri. March 13
Cabrini University’s Theatre Alumni Cabaret
@Cabrini University Grace Hall Atrium
610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor
Alumni and friends of the Cabrini Theatre department are invited to come back to campus for a fun-filled evening of light hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine with live musical performances of Broadway’s hits from theatre alumni and current students.
Time: 8 – 10pm
Sun. March 15
Free CPR Class
Sponsored by the Just Fight Foundation
600 Reed Rd, Broomall
The Just Fight Foundation raises awareness, provides training in emergency preparedness and life-saving techniques, and links families in need to valuable resources during times of crisis. NOTE: This is NOT a CPR Certification class, but it will teach you the skills you need to save a life. Infant and Child/Adult classes offered.
Time: Infant 12pm and 1:30pm; Child/Adult 12:45pm and 2:15pm