Around Town Sept. 26

• Modifications to the island on Evergreen Drive near Baltimore Pike and Evergreen Drive closer to Route 322 will commence beginning Sunday, Sept. 29. It is anticipated that work will take approximately three to four nights. Everything will be open during the day, but there may be lane closures and flaggers at night. The island work on Evergreen Drive near Baltimore Pike will extend the two travel lanes from Baltimore Pike to the first entrance of the Town Centre.  At this location the two lanes will be a left into the Town Center and a straight through lane.  Striping and signage modifications will also be done.

• Chadds Ford Gallery presents the return of “Scarborough Fair – Four Seasons,” a presentation of recent works of art by artist Paul Scarborough.  The event opens Friday, Oct. 11, 5 to 8 p.m. with the exhibit continuing through Sunday, Oct. 27. Located at 1609 Baltimore Pike (Route 1, after the Brandywine Battlefield, but before Brandywine Prime Restaurant) – Chadds Ford. No admission fee – For More Information call 610-388-2412 or visit www.awyethgallery.com

• A documentary film on the life of artist, architect and social activist Rockwell Kent will be screened at Brandywine River Museum on Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. The film includes both historical and on-location footage of Kent's adventurous journeys, interspersed with his breathtaking works of art created over seven decades. Tickets for the film screening, which include admission to the museum, are available online, by phone at 610-388-8326 or at the museum. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for conservancy members and students.

• Top golfers from throughout Chester County are invited to put their skills to the test at YMCA of the Brandywine Valley’s fourth annual Chester County Corporate Championship, planned for Monday, Oct. 21. This event will be held at the Old Course at Stonewall in Elverson, and is presented by Gawthrop Greenwood, PC. Companies are invited to send their two best golfers to compete in this exclusive, better ball competition. Proceeds benefit the Y’s Seventh Grade Initiative, a financial assistance program which provides free, one-year Y memberships for seventh graders in Chester County. The Old Course at Stonewall offers golfers an exclusive and challenging round of golf. For sponsorship or registration information, please contact Deb Cornelius at 610-643-9622, ext. 2110, or dcornelius@ymcabwv.org.

• Crozer-Keystone Health System will offer an educational program and free screenings for women on Oct. 19 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Crozer Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake, 300 Evergreen Drive in Glen Mills. The event will include a health fair with informational tables, free screenings, educational session by CKHS clinicians and a continental breakfast. From 8 to 9 a.m., guests can enjoy a continental breakfast and receive free blood pressure, osteoporosis screenings and glucose/cholesterol screenings. Guests can also visit information tables on cancer prevention, tobacco cessation, nutrition, sleep medicine, stroke risk, balance/dizziness, dermatology and more. From 9 a.m. to noon, guests can attend information sessions about women’s health screenings (breast, colorectal and lung), sleep disorders, osteoporosis and leg/vein pain.

• The Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford Township is looking for volunteers who are interested in history, delight in talking to other people, have a bit of the "pack rat" in them, and want to touch a moment in time. If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents, call 610-388-6545 or email executivedirector@sandersonmuseum.org

 

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