Along the Ford

Roadwork for March 23-March 29

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of March 23-March 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Roadwork continues on the Conchester Highway. Merion ...

 
 

Water trail survey

The Brandywine Conservancy and the Chester County Planning Commission are continuing their efforts to study the possibility of a water trail with an online survey seeking thoughts and ideas from those interested in the possibility of the trail. Water trails are recreational and educational corridors between specific locations that can be used for both single day and ...

 

Around Town March 21

• Pennsbury Land Trust is hosting a lecture, “Green Landscape Practices for Homeowners” at the Pennsbury municipal building, 7 p.m. on March 27. Presented by Margot Taylor, a registered landscape architect and the owner/principal of Land Ethics, the presentation will look at how homeowners can apply green landscaping principles in their own landscapes. The event is ...

 

Radnor Hunt Races return May 18

The 89th Radnor Hunt Races, presented by BNY Mellon for the 35th year, will be held on Saturday, May 18, in Willistown Township. The Radnor Hunt Races is a springtime tradition that draws the best thoroughbred horses, riders and trainers across the country, along with around 25,000 spectators enjoying a day in the countryside. Ticket packages are now on sale to the ...

 

Bournelyf helps celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Bournelyf Special Camp in West Chester is rarely in the spotlight. On its quiet yet lively campus on South New Street in West Chester, the non-profit unassumingly lives out its life-affirming mission to support those in our community with intellectual and developmental disabilities. And yet this week, Bournelyf will quite literally be in the lights thanks to PECO and ...

 

It’s Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point time

When the warm breezes of spring waft their way into Chester County, the local fox hunting horses and folks who love them sniff the air and know it’s time for the annual point-to-point races. The 2019 Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point — scheduled for Sunday, April 7 — is one of the early ones. It offers a wide variety of activities at the Myrick Center in Pocopson ...

 

Exploring the arts at Darlington summer camp

Now that daylight savings time is here and spring is knocking at the door, summer camp opportunities beckon for children and families to consider. A great family option is Camp Creativity at Darlington Arts Center in Garnet Valley. They provide an ideal environment for children to tap into talents while opening multiple doors for exploring creativity geared toward ...

 

Roadwork for March 16-March 22

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of March 16-March 22. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Power line replacement will cause lane closures on ...

 

Around Town March 14

• Unionville High School presents the musical “Little Shop of Horrors” this weekend. Opening night is tonight, Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. Showtimes for Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16 are also 7 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.showtix4u.com. Prices are $12 in advance, $14 at the door and $12 for students and seniors. • Missoula Children’s Theatre ...

 

Roadwork for March 9-March 15

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of March 9-March 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Aqua Pennsylvania is planning to close Gay Street, ...

 

Around Town March 6

• The YMCA of Greater Brandywine launched its Annual Campaign with a goal of raising $1.25 million. The campaign will continue to ensure that everyone in Chester County has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y’s campaign supports financial assistance programs that inspire, ...