Around Town Oct. 10

Mt. Cuba Center is offering a half-day Fall Gardening Saturday this Saturday, Oct. 12. There will be three sessions running consecutively from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topics include putting your garden to bed, bulletproofing perennials and solving the dilemma of a shady garden. The price for each is $11.67 but $35 for all three. Go here for more information.

It’s an open house at Longwood Fire Co. on Sunday, Oct. 20.

Longwood Fire Co. will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents will be able to tour the firehouse, talk with the fire and EMS members of Longwood and get an up-close look at the company’s firefighting and other life-saving equipment. The family-friendly event is free. Food and beverages will be served at the firehouse, 1001 East Baltimore Pike. Parking for the event will be in a Longwood Gardens Lot inside the main gate, a shuttle will be provided throughout the event. There will be a mock accident demonstration involving fire, ambulance and police.

La Comunidad Hispana will hold its annual Amigos and Amigas Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the Red Clay Room in Kennett Square. This year’s dinner honors Betsy and John Spence, recipients of the Alice K. Moorhead Community Impact Award. Tickets are $100 per person or $700 for a table of eight. For tickets and more information, go here.

Cedric A. Napoleon will perform at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 25.


Grammy Award nominee Cedric A. Napoleon will perform at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center for a special edition of The Jazz Cocktail Hour on Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is located at 226 North High Street, West Chester. Purchase tickets at, at the box office or call 610.356.ARTS(2787).

Broadway’s Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is coming to The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington on Nov. 14-17. The show is about the early life of the singer/songwriter. To purchase tickets, visit, or call 302-888-0200.

Neumann University will hold a Safe Schools Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the university’s Bruder Life Center, on Neumann Drive in Aston. The keynote speaker this year is Kevin Hines, a brain health advocate and storyteller. Hines reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants.

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