Around Town May 18

• The Bayard Taylor Home & Garden Tour, benefiting the library's Children's Programs and Adult Literacy, will be held on Saturday, June 3, from 10 to 4.  This year's tour, It's All About the View, will explore the Unionville area known for its horse farms, equestrian sports and stunning views of the rolling hills of Chester County. Tickets for the tour are $40 and may be purchased at the library or on line at Phone 610-444-2702 for more information

The Creamery plans to reopen its garden gates to the Kennett Square community and visitors alike on Friday, May 26. The original site of the Eastern Condensed Milk Company on Birch Street, founded in 1902 in Kennett Square, the Creamery was reimagined as a pop-up beer garden and community gathering space after falling into disrepair for many years. The Creamery will re-open Friday, May 26th at 4 PM and will be open Thursdays-Sundays through September. For hours and more information visit or follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@kennettcreamery) or Facebook (

•  Preschoolers can catch tadpoles and learn about aquatic creatures at the DuPont Environmental Education Center. Seven- and 8-year-olds will have the opportunity to care for butterflies in Ashland Nature Center's Butterfly House. Teens and "tweens" can unleash their inner chef at Coverdale Farm Preserve's Advanced Farmer's Kitchen. Delaware Nature Society offers half-day, full day and overnight summer camps for 3- to 15-year-olds at three locations in New Castle County. Go to for a full list of camp programs. Delaware Nature Society members can register online; non-members can register by calling 302-239-2334.

•  Fair Acres, Delaware County's skilled care facility, invites friends and family to its main fundraiser of the year, the annual June Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, on the campus in Middletown. Along with food, fun and raffles, the Fair Acres Office of Volunteer Services will hold an Attic Treasures sale to raise funds to support resident activities. Fair Acres is seeking donated items to be sold at its Attic Treasures sale. Any items, such as books, jewelry, knick-knacks, kitchen items, toys, sporting equipment, etc. are accepted. All donations should be new or gently used. Clothing and appliance donations will not be accepted. Contributions are requested no later than May 31st and can be dropped off at the volunteer office in the Fair Acres high rise building (Building No. 8). The rain date for the June Fair is Thursday, June 8th. For information call Cheryl Everngham, Director of Volunteer Services, at 610-891-5770 or email

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