Community Calendar

Apr
5
Sun
First Sundays for Families @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 5 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

First Sundays for Families are designed to engage visitors of all ages in creative art activities and performances. No registration necessary.

Apr
6
Mon
Toddler Storytime @ Rachel Kohl Community Library
Apr 6 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Every Monday - Toddler Storytime

Apr
7
Tue
Innovative Networking Professionals (INP) – Kennett Square @ The Market at Liberty Place
Apr 7 @ 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Join us each week and experience exceptional networking, guest speakers, workshops, and member promotionals. Membership to INP is free, as are all of our weekly meetings. There are no attendance or referral requirements and we do NOT limit our attendance by industry. We want you to feel welcome on your first visit. While we foster a relaxed atmosphere, we are a professional group and expect you to be polite, welcoming and ethical in your interactions with others. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Apr
8
Wed
ARTZ at Brandywine @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 8 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ARTZ Philadelphia joins with the Brandywine River Museum of Art to offer this popular program which welcomes a small group of visitors with dementia and their care partners to the Museum to view and discuss art in a supportive setting. ARTZ Philadelphia was founded on the belief that people living with dementia should be accorded the benefits of well-being and quality of life that others enjoy. The Museum is pleased to partner with ARTZ to provide these cultural and creative opportunities. There is no charge for this program, but registration is required. To register, contact ARTZ Philadelphia at info@artzphilly.org or 610.721.1606. Space is limited; please register at least a week in advance.

Apr
9
Thu
Curator’s Gallery Talk: Marketing Women’s Rights @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 9 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Votes for Women: A Visual History exhibition-themed gallery talk with Brandywine’s curator Amanda C. Burdan, Ph.D.

Sip Behind the Scenes @ Newlin Grist Mill
Apr 9 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Newlin’s unique series of informal happy hours will return in 2020, each featuring a different local brewery, winery, or distillery! They will take place from 6 to 7:30pm on the following dates:

April 9: Sterling Pig Brewery - CANCELLED

May 14: Levante Brewing Company

June 11: 2SP Brewing

September 10: Penn's Woods Winery

October 8: Painted Stave Distilling

Samples are free, additional drinks may be purchased. Must be 21 or older to attend. No reservations necessary.

Lecture by Noah Lewis @ Chadds Ford Historical Society
Apr 9 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us on April 9th, when historical interpreter Noah Lewis will give a lecture on Ned Hector, an African American soldier who fought at the Battles of Brandwyine and Germantown.

Ned Hector: Black Hero of the Revolution @ Chadds Ford Historical Society
Apr 9 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Join us at the Chadds Ford Historical Society for a chance to meet Ned Hector, a free black soldier fighting in the Continental Army. During this unique event, visitors will get a first hand account of the Battle of Brandywine and learn what it was like to be an African American artilleryman during the Revolutionary War. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

Apr
10
Fri
Baby Storytime @ Rachel Kohl Community Library
Apr 10 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Weekly - Every Friday

Stroller Tours: Spring Landscapes @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 10 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

https://www.brandywine.org/museum/events/stroller-tours-spring-landscapes
Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by babies. Stroller Tours are offered on the second Friday of every month, each with a different theme.

Apr
11
Sat
Coding Phone Games @ American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
Apr 11 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Love to play games on your phone? Learn how to make your own! This two-hour workshop will teach you all the basics of coding smartphone games. For ages 8-12. No coding experience required. $30 per participant.

Workshop: Coding Phone Games @ American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
Apr 11 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Love to play games on your phone? Learn how to make your own! This 2-hour workshop will teach you all the basics of coding smartphone games.

For ages 8-12. No coding experience required. $30 per participant. Advance registration required.

Apr
18
Sat
Brandywine River Cleanup @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 18 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Each year, the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art’s annual river cleanup helps to ensure cleaner water for communities that rely on the Brandywine River as a source for their drinking water; a healthier habitat for wildlife; and a safer environment for recreational activities. Since the event's inception, volunteers have removed more than 30 tons of trash from the banks of the Brandywine between Lenape and the Delaware state line.
Rigistration required, but free sdmission

CANCELLED – Earth Day @ Newlin Grist Mill
Apr 18 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the 2020 Earth Day event is CANCELLED.

Apr
22
Wed
Creative Escape: Felting Fashion @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 22 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Come to the Brandywine River Museum of Art to unwind, mingle and make art! Designed for adults who want to awaken their inner artists, this program will include inspiration from the exhibition Votes for Women: A Visual History and feature a hands-on needle-felting activity. Participants will follow simple instructions to create a one-of-a-kind felted object or accent that can be attached to a pin, barrette, magnet, or sewn onto a bag or clothing. No experience is necessary. Program fee includes art materials and light refreshments. BYOB!

Apr
24
Fri
Kuerner Farm Photography Evening @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 24 @ 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Get access to Kuerner Farm, a National Historic Landmark, where Andrew Wyeth found intriguing subjects for hundreds of tempera paintings, watercolors and drawings for more than 70 years. Photographers are invited to explore the property and can gain insight into Wyeth’s creative process on an optional guided tour.

Participants will meet at the Brandywine River Museum of Art parking lot at 4:15 p.m. before driving their own vehicles to the farm. Water and bathrooms are available at the site. Participants are responsible for providing all art materials.

Apr
25
Sat
Bird Walk @ Newlin Grist Mill
Apr 25 @ 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville are teaming up to explore the wonderful world of bird life. Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology.

Families and beginners are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE--APRIL 25th BIRD WALK IS CANCELLED

Public Archaeology @ Newlin Grist Mill
Apr 25 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Archaeology Days invite volunteers to assist our professional archaeologists with site excavation, artifact screening and care. Public Archaeology Days currently center on the tailrace of the 1704 Grist Mill and the Archive, formerly a mid-eighteenth century general store. No registration required. Free to the public. All ages.

Pop-Up Naturalist @ Newlin Grist Mill
Apr 25 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join Newlin's staff naturalist for an afternoon of exciting environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist on the bridge by the Log Cabin and discover the plants and animals that call Newlin home. While specific activities will vary by theme, you can expect to find interactive demonstrations, live specimens, games and crafts, and fun for the whole family!

In 2020, our naturalist will pop-up from 1pm to 5pm on the following Saturdays:

April 25:  Frogs & Toads - CANCELLED

May 30:  Perfect Pollinators

June 27:  Tiny Pond Life

July 25:  Crazy Camouflage

August 29: Dancing Dragonflies

September 26:  Terrific Turtles

October 31:  Fall colors

The Pop-Up Naturalist program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.

Apr
26
Sun
Kuerner Farm Plein Air Day @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 26 all-day

Get all-day access to Kuerner Farm, a National Historic Landmark, where Andrew Wyeth found intriguing subjects for hundreds of tempera paintings, watercolors and drawings for more than 70 years. Artists working in all media are invited to explore the property where they can sketch, paint or photograph and can gain insight into Wyeth’s creative process on an optional guided tour.

Participants will meet at the Brandywine River Museum of Art parking lot at 9:15 a.m. before driving their own vehicles to the farm. Water and bathrooms are available at the site. Participants are responsible for providing all art materials.

Sign up on line

Apr
30
Thu
Votes for Women: Tour and Tea @ Brandywine River Museum of Art
Apr 30 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join a one-hour, docent-led tour of Votes for Women: A Visual History, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, followed by an afternoon tea in the Millstone Café complete with tea sandwiches, pastries and mini desserts. This events repeats on April 30, and May 28

May
1
Fri
First Friday – Kennett, Wilmington, West Chester
May 1 @ 5:00 PM

Art Stroll Kennett Square

Art Stroll

 

Art Loop Wilmington

http://artloopwilmington.org/

 

First Friday West Chester

http://www.downtownwestchester.com/view_program.php?id=468

May
4
Mon
Toddler Storytime @ Rachel Kohl Community Library
May 4 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Every Monday - Toddler Storytime

May
5
Tue
Innovative Networking Professionals (INP) – Kennett Square @ The Market at Liberty Place
May 5 @ 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Join us each week and experience exceptional networking, guest speakers, workshops, and member promotionals. Membership to INP is free, as are all of our weekly meetings. There are no attendance or referral requirements and we do NOT limit our attendance by industry. We want you to feel welcome on your first visit. While we foster a relaxed atmosphere, we are a professional group and expect you to be polite, welcoming and ethical in your interactions with others. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

May
7
Thu
Gentle Yoga, Year-Round @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
May 7 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine.  Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10.  No advance registration necessary.

Lecture by Adrian Martinez @ Chadds Ford Historical Society
May 7 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us on May 7th to hear local artist Adrian Martinez.

May
8
Fri
Baby Storytime @ Rachel Kohl Community Library
May 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Weekly - Every Friday

May
14
Thu
Sip Behind the Scenes @ Newlin Grist Mill
May 14 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Newlin’s unique series of informal happy hours will return in 2020, each featuring a different local brewery, winery, or distillery! They will take place from 6 to 7:30pm on the following dates:

April 9: Sterling Pig Brewery - CANCELLED

May 14: Levante Brewing Company

June 11: 2SP Brewing

September 10: Penn's Woods Winery

October 8: Painted Stave Distilling

Samples are free, additional drinks may be purchased. Must be 21 or older to attend. No reservations necessary.

May
16
Sat
Public Archaeology @ Newlin Grist Mill
May 16 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Archaeology Days invite volunteers to assist our professional archaeologists with site excavation, artifact screening and care. Public Archaeology Days currently center on the tailrace of the 1704 Grist Mill and the Archive, formerly a mid-eighteenth century general store. No registration required. Free to the public. All ages.

Tasting Through Time: A Historic Dining Experience @ Newlin Grist Mill
May 16 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Explore history through your taste-buds! Participants will enjoy a five-course dinner with accompanying drinks while learning about the culinary traditions of the past. This is a fundraising event to support the restoration of the 1739 Trimble House kitchen & pantry at Newlin Grist Mill.

Must be 21 or older to attend.