Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these great local events.
- When: Friday, Oct. 26 - Sunday, Oct. 28
- Where: Swarthmore United Methodist Church, 129 Park Ave., Swarthmore,
- Why Go: MN Players, now known as Spotlight Theatre presents A Charlie Brown Halloween, based on the Charles M. Schulz characters, and adapted and directed by Josh Gosselin. Come celebrate part of the Halloween season with us. Friday, October 26 (7:30 p.m.), Saturday, October 27 (11 a.m.), and Sunday, October 28 (2 p.m.).
- Cost: $9
Ladies' Night Out
- When: Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6 - 9 p.m.
- Where: 105 N. Sproul Road, Broomall
- Why Go: Come out for a great night of holiday shopping with 35 vendors, hors doeuvres and raffle prizes. Bring your old gold and silver and turn it into cash.
- Cost: $5
Newtown Square Fire Company's Open House
- When: Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5 - 8 p.m.
- Where: Newtown Square Fire Company
- Why Go: Come see a vehicle rescue demo, house fire demo, a smokehouse for kids, fire truck and gear display, ambulance display and much more. There will be a raffle at 7 p.m. for a 32GB Apple iPad. Snacks will be provided.
- Cost: Free. Raffle - $5/each or 3/$10
- When: Friday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Where:Videon Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 4951 West Chester Pike, Edgmont
- Why Go: Come out and the center for the Philadelphia Eagles Jason Kelce. Prizes and a game jersey will be awarded to one lucky fan.
- Cost: Free
- When: Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m.
- Where: Springfield Mall
- Why Go: Bring the kids for a spooktacular good time and celebrate Halloween with a family concert by Makin' Music and Arts & Crafts with Community Arts. Kids are invited to come in costume. Concert starts at 11 am in Center Court.
- Cost: Free
Autism Awareness Event
- When: Thursday, Oct. 25 from 7:30 - 9 p.m.
- Where: Lynnewood Elementary School 1400 Lawrence Rd, Havertown
- Why Go: According to a study released in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, research found that 46% of the study sample of middle and high school students with an autism spectrum disorder told their parents they were victimized at school within the previous year. In honor of National Bullying Month, The Rotary Club of Haverford Township in conjunction with the Center for Autism Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia present an autism information night focusing on Bullying and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Levy, Director of the Regional Autism Center (RAC) and Medical Director of the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Ms. Carolan-Tomkinson, a behavioral analyst and Psychology Associate in the Division of Child Development, Rehabilitation, and Metabolic Disease at RAC, will provide insights and information on this topic for approximately one hour followed by a half hour of questions from the audience.
- Cost: Free and Open To The Public