Archive for August 11th, 2014

Gherkins relish their pickleball

For the 250 Garnet Valley Gherkins, pickleball is a smash, definitely more than just a peck of fun for them. Pickleball is a hybrid game that’s part tennis, part badminton and part ping-pong. It’s played on a badminton-sized court — 20 feet by 44 feet, about a third of the size of a tennis court — but with a low net as in tennis. Players use oversized ping-pong ...

 
 

Art and history collide at BRM

Art and history collide in an exciting way for kids during the Brandywine River Museum of Art’s Museum Explorer Mornings. One of the things a group of them recently learned is that yes, a pig can be a portrait too. Portrait of a Pig, by Jamie Wyeth, was popular for Sara, Aubrey and Leah who were in a group led by museum guide Pat Barone. The girls were amazed that a ...

 

Roadwork for the week of Aug. 11

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Aug. 11 through Aug. 18. PennDOT recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Pavement markings will require lane ...