Activities in Swarthmore, Wallingford & Media this weekend, October 12th-14th!

Puppeteer, Danny Donnelly, helps the titular rabbit greet a small fan at Players Club’s “Bunnicula”!

Please be sure to check out this week’s issue of The Swarthmorean newspaper for more activities as well as exciting news about the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District Foundation’s Team Up For Turf campaign!  Did you know that our small town weekly newspaper (one of only a handful left in the nation) has subscriptions available for only $33/per YEAR? If you would like to have access to news that is important to our town as well as impassioned letters to the editor, town hall meeting notes,etc. please be sure to reach out to Beth Gross at 610.543.0900 or stop by the beautiful new offices at 112 Park Avenue!  (Stop by and say hello to me at 16 Park on your way!)


Hazardous Waste and Computer Collection  from 9am-3pm at Upper Chichester’s municipal building.  Visit for directions and more!

Cinderella’s Princesses & Wizards Costume Party (the musical) 11am Saturdays through November 24th–  All the classic fairytale characters pretend to travel around the world using teamwork and their imaginations!  Adults $11, kids $9.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

Swarthmore Horticultural Society Annual Meeting and Tour 1:30-4pm SHS members will join Charles Cresson as he leads a tour of the Chanticleer Garden in celebration of the end of the summer gardening season. For more information please visit!

“Bunnicula” at the Players Club!   Based on the beloved rabbit tale of mystery by Deborah and James Howe, this musical promises to be fun for everyone!  See our family’s review of our favorite chapter book come to life here!!! Call 610.328.4270 or visit for info! Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children – 7pm curtain!

The Crucifer of Blood 8pm Tony award-winning play by Paul Giovanni based on a Sherlock Holmes novel! Tickets $25-32.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

“Hairspray” at Media Theatre  Come out and enjoy the Tony award winning musical  all about being yourself (even if yourself is a bit of a misfit with a great big hairdo!) Call 610.891.0100 or visit for tickets!


10K Crop Walk 1:30pm at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church parking lot – to raise funds to end world hunger.

The Crucifer of Blood 2pm Tony award-winning play by Paul Giovanni based on a Sherlock Holmes novel! Tickets $25-32.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

Pumpkinland at Linvilla is open!  Visit the giant scarecrows, choose pumpkins and decor, sip cold cider and get into the fall spirit!  Hayrides to pick your own fruit & veg, farm animals to feed, a gigantic playground…what more could you want?  No entry charge but you won’t be able to resist the gorgeous and reasonably priced produce!  Visit for more info!

Take a tour of the Leiper House with a guide to show you all the details of this 1785 house on the National Register of Historic Places! 521 Avondale Road in Wallingford.  Call 610-566-6365 for more info!

OPEN HOUSE!!!!! 1-3pm Do you love the Swarthmore lifestyle but long for lower taxes?  Are you an empty nester tired of heating and cooling a great big house!  Maybe 1013 Harvard Road (Swarthmore PO, Springfield Township) is your new home!  Becky Hansen will host a tour of this darling bungalow, with hardwood floors, a covered front porch, two bedrooms and two baths all just a few blocks from Swarthmore’s town center!  If you can’t make the open house, please call your friendly local Realtor for a tour!  (If you aren’t working with another Realtor, I would be delighted to show you this special home – just email me:!)


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