Around Town Oct. 25

• The Oct. 23 zoning request hearing in Concord Township for the proposed Wegman’s has been continued to 7 p.m. on Nov. 27. A township news release said the applicant requested the continuance. The food market is planned for the Hineman property in the vicinity of Applied Card Way and Route 202.

• Delaware County SCORE will give local entrepreneurs the opportunity to get answers to their start-up questions at its How-to-Start seminar hosted by the J. Lewis Crozer Library in Chester. The seminar addresses basic legal, accounting, business structure, marketing and financing topics that would-be entrepreneurs face when considering whether to launch a new business venture. Using practical examples and lessons drawn from actual business experience, SCORE counselors provide an introduction to the business environment and outline the issues that an entrepreneur will face in successfully starting up a new enterprise. The seminar will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the J. Lewis Crozer Library, 620 Engle Street in Chester. The seminar is free, but advance registration is recommended at the library or by calling 610-494-3454.

St. Thomas the Apostle School, 430 Valleybrook Road in Concord Township, is holding an Early Childhood Education Festival from 12:30-2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. Parents are invited to visit the school and see the classrooms. To visit, RSVP to or call 610-459-8134.

• Radley Run Country Club will hold its fourth historic seminar, Muskets and Petticoats, on Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The program will focus on the relationship between Gen. George Washington and the Marques de Lafayette, as well as on the overlooked role women played in the American Revolution. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lafayette College Library, the Chester County Historical Society, and Friends of Valley Forge Park. Admission to the event costs $20 per person. Attendees are welcome to stay for a buffet following the presentation for an additional $20 plus tax and gratuity. To make your reservation please call Radley Run at 610-793-1660.

• Longwood Gardens announced record attendance of 1,163,392 guests for the fiscal year from Oct. 1, 2011-Sept. 30, 2012. “We are thrilled to reach this attendance milestone and are pleased that so many people from around the region and around the world want to experience the beauty of Longwood Gardens,” said Director Paul B. Redman. In addition to its dazzling horticulture displays, guests to Longwood enjoy concerts, performances, educational events, and special exhibits, including the recent summer blockbuster Light: Installations by Bruce Munro. Light alone drew nearly 300,000 guests to the Gardens.Longwood’s attendance in fiscal year 2011 was 967, 673. Since 2006, Longwood has achieved a 38 percent increase in attendance.

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