Archive for July 16th, 2016

Old Fiddlers’ Picnic a summer mainstay

 The musical legacy of Chadds Ford’s Chris Sanderson will continue as Chester County welcomes hundreds of musicians and fans to celebrate traditional music at the 88th Annual Old Fiddlers’ Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 13. Known originally as the "Chester and Delaware Counties' Old Fiddlers’," the event was conceived by S. L. Anderson and organized by Sanderson, a ...

 
 

Kennett Library to whip up artistic cuisine

Unless area residents have their cooking skills down to a science, they might want to participate in the upcoming “Molecular Gastronomy Workshop” at the Kennett Library. Designed to teach participants the art of creating and redefining food using scientific methods, it will be held on Saturday, July 23, at 2 p.m., at the library, 216 E. State St. in Kennett Square. A ...

 

Grant to expand reach of water-monitoring

Citizen-science volunteers will soon be monitoring the state of threatened water sources for millions of people under the auspices of the Stroud Water Research Center. Stroud will guide the effort through a $2.5 million grant from the William Penn Foundation. The goal is to enhance citizen-science volunteer monitoring of water quality in eight regional sub-watersheds ...