Around Town March 16

The Wells School of Music at West Chester University will bring world-class entertainment and free live jazz to the surrounding community during the 33rd annual Jazz Festival from March 22 – 25. All performances except for the High School Jazz Festival are free and open to the public in the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building, and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street, West Chester. Full listings and details for all programming can be found at

Improvisation for team success at City Theater Company in Wilmington on March 21.

City Theater Company in Wilmington is offering a workshop on Improv for Leadership from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 at 200 S. Madison Street in Wilmington. Attendees will learn how to better communicate with their team in a completely safe, non-judgmental, and fun atmosphere. Become a better leader and help the team become more successful. The cost. $25. Register here.

Concord Township will host three events on Saturday, April 1. Township Recycling Day with a tree giveaway will take place between 8 and 10 a.m. at the Public Works Garage on Smithbridge Road. Yoga in the park on Smithbridge will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m., and the Easter Egg Hunt will start at 11 a.m. at Bush Hill Farm, 30 Bethel Road.

Chadds Ford Township will hold its Easter Egg Hunt on April 1. Kids 1-3-year-olds can take part between 10 and 10:30 a.m., while kids 4-6 years old can take part between 11 and 11:30 a.m. People are asked to bring their own baskets and to register by emailing the number of participating children and their ages to

Mt. Cuba Center is about to reopen for the 2023 season. The center reopens on Saturday, April 1, and will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October, then from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1-20. General admission tickets for adults are $15, for kids 6-17 are $8, and can be purchased in advance or upon arrival.

It’s clean-up time again in Chadds Ford Township.

The Chadds Ford Township Residents’ Association will be holding its Spring Cleanup Day on April 15 at 8 a.m. at the Township Building. This year the association will be working with the township and a crew will be cleaning up Mother Archie's site at Bullock and Ring roads.

Brandywine Hills Point to Point will be held on Saturday, April 1, this year. The event takes place at the H. E. Myrick Conservation Center located in Pocopson Township along Route 842, six miles west of West Chester and three miles east of Unionville. The Brandywine Hills point-to-point races are presented by Radnor Hunt Foxhunters & The Hounds Foundation, and the proceeds will benefit the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance’s environmental education and watershed conservation programs. Gates open at 11 a.m. off Route 842 with preferred parking ($60) near the finish line. General Admission parking is ($25) per car. Refreshments may be purchased on-site from Saloon 151. For more information and to purchase parking passes, visit

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