Category: Culture

Rose Tree Park

Delaware County’s Free Concert Series Kicks Off June 12

The 45th annual Delaware County Summer Festival concert series in Rose Tree Park will kick off on Wednesday, June 12, with a performance by the Delaware County Symphony. Members of the symphony will help celebrate opening night with a variety of classical selections, including works by Wagner, Verdi, Schuman, and more.

The annual Summer Festival is a free outdoor concert series which runs five times a week for nine weeks throughout the summer, on Wednesdays through Sundays from June 12 to August 11.

“Delaware County is once again thrilled to offer this free outdoor concert series for our residents this summer,” said Delaware County Council Chairman John McBlain. “Delco’s Summer Festival is a great way to enjoy a night with your family and friends in beautiful Rose Tree Park. It’s also a great way for us to support and showcase our local talent.”

The June 12 performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Learn more here.

2019 Schedule
2019 Printable schedule

Through the Looking Glass

Penn Wood Seniors Exhibit at Lansdowne Arts Board Gallery Through August 12

The Lansdowne Arts Board presents “Through the Looking Glass: Visions from the Penn Wood Class of 2018,” an exhibit at the 20*20 House Gallery, 20 Lansdowne Court in Lansdowne. The exhibit is free and open to the public and runs until August 12, on Saturdays and Sundays, from 2:00-4:00 pm.

The exhibit features artwork in oil painting, ceramics, drawing, and sculpture from seniors Motunrayo Agbeye, Jestina Bao, Pewu Besson, Azar Clarkson, Nadiah Davis, Vickiana Dulcio, Martha Freeman, Danae Holmes, Tymara Jones-Love, Jazmine Lane, Hosoi El Myatt-Knox, lxchele Ortiz, Imani Medina, Talena Mitchell, Dynesha Robinson, Myles Smith, Kiera Stevens, and Kelly Young.

Museum Passes from Yeadon Public Library

Museum Passes Available at Yeadon Public Library

Yeadon Public Library (YPL) is proud to offer eligible* library card holders the opportunity to borrow a museum pass to any one of six local museums and attractions. The passes are annual memberships that were purchased with funds raised by the Friends of Yeadon Public Library. As a result, you will now be able to visit any of the places below for FREE — most of the memberships allow two adults and four children.

Museum passes are valid at the following locations:

  • Academy of Natural Sciences – Philadelphia, PA
  • African American Museum – Philadelphia, PA
  • Elmwood Park Zoo – Norristown, PA
  • Morris Arboretum – Philadelphia, PA
  • National Constitution Center – Philadelphia, PA
  • Penn Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology – Philadelphia, PA

*Eligible for adults with a Delaware County Libraries card in good standing, with no overdue books or fines.

The passes are pending placement in the Delaware County Library Circulation System and should be available for borrowing from YPL beginning Friday, August 10, 2018!
Other DCL Libraries also offer Museum Passes.

Museum Pass Policy – Yeadon Public Library

  • Yeadon Public Library (YPL) Museum Passes may be borrowed by Delaware County Library cardholders ages 18 and over who are in good standing.
  • All Museum Passes belonging to Yeadon Public Library must be picked up at YPL.
  • YPL Passes must be returned in person at the YPL circulation desk; they cannot be returned in the drop box.
  • YPL Museum Passes are loaned for 5 days, no renewals are allowed. YPL Passes must be returned by closing time on the due date.
  • Only ONE YPL museum pass may be checked out per household at any time.
  • Please call ahead on the day you wish to pick-up the pass (pass must be picked up on the day you requested it, or it will go to the next patron).
  • There is a $5.00 per day overdue fine for Museum Passes. The maximum fine is the cost of the Pass (varies from $75 – $275).
  • If the Museum Pass is lost or stolen, the patron will be responsible for the full cost of the replacement membership.
  • Library patrons checking out a pass are responsible for carefully reading the museum guidelines since each of the museums sets its own rules and regulations for the passes. The library assumes no responsibility for any misunderstandings that a patron may have regarding the terms of a particular pass.

Black Panther

Movie Night on the Lawn – Saturday, August 4

Yeadon Movie Night is presented by St Michael’s Episcopal Church, the Yeadon Public Library, and the Yeadon Recreation Committee

Bring chairs and blankets and join us for an 8:00 pm showing of Black Panther under the stars!

Yeadon Public Library’s Youth Advisory will be selling water ice and other snacks provided by the Yeadon Recreation Committee.

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
813 Longacre Boulevard
Yeadon, PA 19050

Black History Month Events at Yeadon Public Library

Be sure to stop by the Yeadon Public Library for Black History Themed Events.

Thursday, February 1 (7:00 PM)
Join Chef Lawrence Washington as he takes us through “The History of Soul Food”. You will experience a first-hand taste and history lesson of some of that “Good Ol’ Soul Food” and recipes.

Thursday, February 15 (7:00 PM)
He’ssss Back!! Chef Lawrence Washington shares the best of Vegetarian & Vegan cuisine and recipes!

Saturday, February 17 (12:00 PM – 3:00 PM)
Dr. Patricia Diaw presenting “My Ancestors Were Not Slaves

Thursday, February 22 (7:00 PM)
Let’s Do It Again, One Mo’ Time! In Celebration of Black History Month, you are invited to join Chef Lawrence Washington & Friends for a “Chat & Chew Art Exhibit.’ Spoken word and visual art of local artist, Erice Reid.

Saturday, February 24 (4:00 PM)
Annual Black History Month “Lift Every Voice & Celebrate High Tea
If you are interested in supporting the Yeadon Public Library’s services, programs and activities then please come out. Registration is required for this event. To register, please stop by the Library’s front desk or email: to confirm your attendance by February 17th.

Tuesday, February 27 (7:00 PM)
Book Signing Series Featuring: Rachel Slaughter, Author of “Daddy, Read to Me”