BEN'FM's Event Calendar

BEN's Event Calendar

  Event Description Time / Location
4/26 PODS at True Value

Rich DeSisto and Party Patrol will be joining PODS® on Saturday, April 26th from noon-2p at the Mapes True Value (210 Lancaster Ave) in Ardmore for your chance to win a $1,000 PODS® Home Makeover and tons of BEN prizes.  True Value is a Family owned and operated company and proud to host the PODS® Home Makeover promotion.  PODS®, The Best moving and storage idea ever!  For more information go to

Noon-2p, at Ardmore, PA
4/26 Philadelphia Wings

If you're headed to the Philadelphia Wings game at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, April 26th, stop by the BEN table at the Cure Insurance Club Block Party prior to the game. We'll have games, prizes, and some pre-game fun for the entire family!

5p, at Philadelphia, PA
4/27 Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run

Join the Party Patrol on Sunday, April 27th at Valley Forge National Historical Park (1400 N. Outer Line Dr) for the Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run. Runners trek this challenging 5-mile USATF certified course through scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park. Walkers stride 3 miles to and from the National Memorial Arch. Children, ages 6-14, race 1.776 kilometers during the Young Patriots Fun Run.

Race proceeds benefit the Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To register and for more information, click here.

8:30a, at King of Prussia, PA
4/27 Bark For Life

Bring your dogs out to The American Cancer Society Bark For LifeTM on Sunday, April 27th at Rose Tree Park in Media, PA (1671 N Providence Rd). Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.

By supporting Bark For Life, you help the American Cancer Society save lives, and that helps them move closer to their ultimate goal of a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

So bring your best canine friend and join us for a fun-filled day starting with a walk, and then continuing with demonstrations, contests, and games.

Want to see what Bark For Life is all about?  Check out the video from the 2012 Bark For Life Event that was also held at Rose Tree Park!

The Bark For Life is looking for vendors to have a table at the Bark For Life.  Veterinarians, trainers, sitters, dog-walkers, vendors selling dog treats, food and clothes - all things canine! Promote your business and make a donation to the American Cancer Society. The Bark For Life recognizes and honors the loving care-giving qualities of our canine best friends. For information and to reserve a space email Marsha Peterson at or call 610-724-4199. 

To learn more about Relay For Life and to find an event near you, click here.

11a-3p, at Media, PA
5/3 Philadelphia Science Festival - Carnival on the Parkway

Join the BEN-FM Party Patrol on Saturday, May 3rd at the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival's Carnival on the Parkway! You've never experienced an outdoor carnival like this one! Our carnival features more than 150 exhibitors offering non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, games, and a packed line-up of live entertainment. Enjoy liquid nitrogen ice cream, make gak, meet live zoo animals, check out the inner-workings of robots, take a tour of a helicopter, extract DNA from a strawberry, test a “crime scene” for forensic evidence, and so much more! For more information about the Science Festival, click here.

11a-4p, at Philadelphia, PA
5/4 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Join the Party Patrol on Sunday, May 4th for Walk A Mile In Her Shoes. The event, taking place at Great Valley High School (225 Phoenixville Pike) will benefit the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County. Gentlemen, break out those heels and take a walk to help end domestic violence. For more information, click here.     

10a, at Malvern, PA
5/8 Indulge - King of Prussia

Join Marilyn Russell and the Party Patrol at the King of Prussia Mall on Thursday, May 8th for 'Indulge'. 'Indulge' is a great event for women, for mothers, for mothers and daughters, or for anybody who needs Mother's Day gift suggestions. The first 250 people will receive a goody bag with Mother's Day coupon offers. Plus there will be wine sampling and food sampling from KOP eateries, ton of prizes, product demonstrations, skin care consultations and mini makeovers, fashion advice from professional stylist Jessie Holeva, as well as store events and special offers. You won't want to miss this awesome event!!

5p-8p, at King of Prussia, PA
5/9 Deptford Mall w/ Marilyn

Come out to the Deptford Mall (1750 Deptford Center Rd) on Friday, May 9th and mingle with Marilyn and see how easy it is to shop for the special women in your life! Give them the gift of fashion for Mother’s Day. Purchase over $50 in Gap Inc. gift card brands including Banana Republic, GAP and Old Navy from Deptford Mall Guest Services and receive a $10 Mall Visa Gift Card! Plus, enter to win a $100 Visa ®Mall Gift Card, Gifts of Beauty by Macy’s, Fitness Pack by Modell’s & more!

*Gift with Purchase Offer valid May 1 – 11, 2014, one offer per customer per day, while supplies last.

1p-3p, at Deptford, NJ
5/10 WB Saul Country Fair Day

Join the BEN FM Party Patrol on Saturday, May 10th at WB Saul Country Fair Day (7100 Henry Ave) for games, prizes, music, food, and more! Offering courses in Food Science, Landscape Design and Construction, Small Animal Science, Environmental Science, Beef and Sheep Science, Equine Science, Floriculture, Greenhouse Management and Dairy Sciences, WB Saul is the only public Agricultural High School in Philadelphia. For more information on the school, visit

11a-1p, at Philadelphia, PA
5/10 The Philadelphia Wine and Food Festival

Apart from the unique atmosphere, the 2014 Philadelphia Wine + Food Festival will highlight an all-new line up of upscale tastings in a festival environment. With over 600 samplings, guests will have the opportunity to taste exclusive wines from around the world, and pair these selections with modern cuisine from Philadelphia’s best restaurants. Local vendors will also be on-site, providing sampling of their latest products – from charcuterie to gourmet desserts.


· Over 600 samplings of exclusive wines from around the world
· Cuisine from Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants
· Local vendors will showcase their latest products
· An on-site Fine Wine & Good Spirits store
· Silent Auction benefiting The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
· Valet parking


Buy Early and Save!
VIP Tasting | Early Bird: $185 | Regular: $225
General Tasting | Early Bird: $110 | Regular: $130
The Early Bird sale ends on Friday, March 28th at 11:59pm.

For tickets and more information, click here.

This year’s event will be held at the world-renowned Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum (6825-31 Norwitch Drive), located just minutes from Center City and the Philadelphia Airport. This exciting venue will allow guests to get up close and personal with the rarest and most significant racing sports cars ever built.

6:30p-9p, at Philadelphia, PA
5/17 Fight for Air Walk

Join the American Lung Association in raising awareness for lung disease and the fight for clean air by participating in the 2014 Fight for Air Walk.  The Fight for Air Walk is a 3-Mile walk through historical Philadelphia, starting at Headhouse Square, 2nd and Lombard Sts. There are plenty of fun events and activities for children and families who wish to participate. The money raised at this Walk allows the American Lung Association to fund lung research, programs for lung disease for adults and children, tobacco prevention and cessation programs, and advocate for clean and healthy air (indoors and outdoors), and provides our communities with lung health awareness and resources. Register to participate, fundraise, volunteer or sponsor the event here.

8:30am, at Headhouse Square, Philadelphia
5/17 - 5/18 Italian Market Festival

Come down and join the Party Patrol at the Italian Market Festival (9th & Federal St) on May 17th & 18th for a massive food extravaganza! There will be games, prizes, live music, and more food than you can possibly handle. On Sunday, Marilyn Russell will be hosting the stage and running games for the whole family!

10a-6p, at Philadelphia, PA
5/17 Preakness at the Piazza

Join us at the 2nd annual Preakness at the Piazza on Saturday May 17th for the premiere event in Philadelphia this spring. Dress in classic and fun Derby attire to cheer on the Preakness Stakes on the Piazza’s 400 sq. ft. LED screen while raising money for the MS Society. Tickets and packages are available online now. Get yours before they sell out! For more information and tickets, check out 

Follow updates & style tips on Twitter and Instagram @PreaknessPiazza and Facebook at

5p-10p, at Philadelphia, PA
5/31 Relay For Life - Pottstown

Join the Party Patrol at  American Cancer Society Relay For Life on Saturday, May 31st at Pottsgrove High School (1345 Kauffman Rd). Relay For Life is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. Learn more about the Relay For Life of Pottstown, and how you can get involved in Relay in our community by clicking here. 

Every person who walks in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life has a reason for walking. Every person has been touched by cancer in some way, and each of us has a story to tell. These stories remind us that the Relay is more than just walking around a track. And your participation in Relay For Life is helping to make a difference in the lives of those touched by cancer. By supporting a Relay For Life event, you help make the American Cancer Society's mission possible, and that helps us all move closer to our ultimate goal: a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

To learn more about Relay For Life and to find an event near you, click here.

10a, at Pottstown, PA
6/15 Father's Day Car Show

Whether you're a father or just a car enthusiast, you're going to love the Father's Day Car Show on Sunday, June 15th at the Radisson Hotel in Trevose (2400 Old Lincoln Highway). Only $15 if you'd like to enter your car into the show or FREE if you'd like to just come and check out the awesome cars. And if you're feeling hungry, a special brunch starts at 10a - $28 for adults and $18 for kids ages 4-12 with 10% of the ticket price going to the Bensalem FOP Survivors Fund.

All makes and models welcome!
• Top 50 Trophies
• 5 Class Winners and Best of Show
• Appearance from Special Police Units
• Outside Barbecue, Bar and Live Music
• Inside Father’s Day Brunch
• Kids Fun Activities
• Special Judges
• Raffle Items Available

For directions:


8a, at Trevose, PA
BEN-efits Club

Take advantage of all of the BEN-efits our club has to offer including ticket pre-sales, access to great prizes, and much more.Below is ust a few things you can win!

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