Around Town April 7

• The Unionville Presbyterian Church’s Kids Outgrown Sale is back for year number 5. Sale days are Friday, April 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to noon. Lots and lots of beautiful barely worn clothing from infant to teen years. We also have toys, accessories, shoes, and coats. Proceeds benefit the UPC Children's Ministry and any items not sold are donated to the Young Moms of Kennett Square, the Clothing Warehouse in Kennett Square, and to Purple Heart. Email tobiquinlan@comcast.net for more information and if you are interested in consigning or donating items.  Church address is 815 Wollaston Rd., Kennett Square.

• The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County Inc. is sponsoring a community Take Back the Night event to take a stand against violence of all kinds, which will include testimonies by sexual assault survivors. The event will take place on Thursday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. on the steps of the historic courthouse, 2 N. High Street, in West Chester. Take Back the Night provides an opportunity for community members to rally for a safer community and focuses on ending the silence and stopping the violence.

• Get outside and moving with a free community walk in the Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square, every Friday, starting on April 8 at 3 p.m. Meet in the parking lot and enjoy a walk while getting to know your neighbors.  Click here for more information

• It’s Beer for Breakfast at the Chadds Ford Historical Society. That’s the topic for the next Tavern Talk, scheduled for April 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. Guests will be able to sample several different beverages that were staples of the colonists, such as ale, rum punch, mead, shrub, coffee and drinking chocolate. They will also have the opportunities play some 18th-century tavern games, meet Mr. Barns, the tavern keeper, and more! Featured participants at the event will be Yards Brewing Co., Red Brick Craft DistilleryDeer Creek MalthouseAmerican Heritage Chocolate, and The Colony Meadery.

• Pennsbury Township will host its 15th annual Community Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. The sale will be held in the park behind the township building, 702 Baltimore Pike, between Chadds Ford and Kennett Square. More than 60 households are expected to participate in the sale as part of Spring Clean-Up Week sponsored by the township. Bargain hunters and collectors are encouraged to attend. Rain date is Saturday, April 30.

• Come join Rockin' With The Troops: USO Show, where bands play the historical classics while commemorating veterans. The set list features singers and groups such as the Legendary Bobby Rydell, the Original Tymes, the First Ladies of Rock and Soul, and impersonator Lynn "Wyn" Roberts playing Bob Hope, Jack Benny, and Red Skelton. Your support to this event fuels DCHS programs that educate Delaware County about the service and sacrifice of veterans. This event is 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Neumann University Mirenda Center on Convent Road in Aston. Cost is $65 per person.

• Stroll across a carpet of spring wildflowers or under an intimate canopy of dogwood and silky camellia trees this season at Mt. Cuba Center, which is now open for general admission.The naturalistic gardens, which feature stunning varieties of native plants in their natural settings including forests, meadows and ponds, will be open to visitors from Wednesday to Sunday, 10 am to 4 p.m. through October. Visitors can explore the gardens at their own pace or join a Garden Highlights walk, offered daily at 11 am and 2 pm. Contact Sara Levin Stevenson, manager of public engagement at sstevenson@mtcubacenter.org or 302-9239-8883 for more information, or visit www.mtcubacenter.org.

 

Chadds Ford Township Supervisor Samantha Reiner makes a point while addressing members of the Chadds Ford Business Association during a breakfast meeting at the township building on April 7. Reiner said she and the other supervisors want to work with business owners on developing an updated sign ordinance that's fair to all.

Chadds Ford Township Supervisor Samantha Reiner makes a point while addressing members of the Chadds Ford Business Association during a breakfast meeting at the township building on April 7. Reiner said she and the other supervisors want to work with business owners on developing an updated sign ordinance that's fair to all.

 

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