What To Do: Kennett Memorial Day Parade tops busy weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Memorial Day Parade Memorial Day Weekend is a time for weekend getaways, barbecues and traditional events. One of the most popular traditional events is Kennett Square’s annual Memorial Day Parade (West State Street, Kennett Square, http://historickennettsquare.com). The parade, which honors the area’s veterans, is scheduled for May 27.

What To Do: Valley Jamboree in Chadds Ford

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The weather forecast is lovely for the next week — sunny days and highs ranging from 75-83 degrees – and that’s great because many of the popular events on this weekend’s calendar are outdoor activities. The Chadds Ford Historical Society’s “Valley Jamboree” is scheduled for May 18 and 19 at the Barn Visitors Center (1736 Creek...

Prendergast class of 1964 reunion planned

There will be a 55th Class Reunion Luncheon! Archbishop Prendergast Class of 1964 Sunday October 13th, Springfield Country Club, Springfield, PA,  1PM- 5PM Email  PrendergastHS1964@gmail.com  with your contact information, Or FaceBook:  Bonner – Prendie class of 1964

What To Do: A Willowdale weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Without question, the Brandywine Valley is known for being horse country. It has established its reputation as an area known for staging top-flight equestrian events. The 2019 equestrian season had its unofficial start last weekend with a big annual point-to-point event in Delaware – even if the horse racing events got shelved because of the weather...

Chesco Libertarians to meet to discuss home schooling

According to the US Department of Education, over 1.7 million students, or 3.4% of the school-age population, are homeschooled in the US.1 Pennsylvania has been identified as the fifth “strictest” state for homeschoolers with several requirements that seem to relate more to political issues rather than to educational quality.2 According to one analysis, Pennsylvania has over 22,000 homeschooled...

Concert to benefit CVIM, May 4

Join Community Volunteers In Medicine for a Concert to Benefit Community Volunteers In Medicine on Saturday, May 4 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00p.m.  Come enjoy an afternoon of good music for a good cause! Admission is FREE with the donation of a needed item per person. Community Volunteers In Medicine (CVIM) is a free medical and dental clinic that serves the uninsured and underinsured of Chester County....

Kids ‘4’ Kids to hold inaugural Fundraiser Walk, May 4

Kids “4” Kids, a local service organization run by students at Henderson High School and Peirce Middle School, will hold its first ever walk-a-thon on May 4 at West Goshen Park. All funds raised will support non-profit organizations that help children, and the students that make up Kids “4” Kids are asking the community to help make this their biggest fundraiser to date. Founded in 2013...

What To Do: Sheep and Wool Day at Springton

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times “Sheep and Wool Day” at Springton Manor Farm (860 Springton Road, Glenmoore, 610-942-2450, www.chesco.org/ccparks) is an event that has become a popular annual spring tradition in Chester County. This year’s “Sheep and Wool Day” is a free family event that will be held on April 27 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitors will be able to observe demonstrations...

What To Do: Easter, Earth Day and more celebrations

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times This is the weekend that Easter Egg hunts will be omnipresent. Brightly-colored Easter eggs will be everywhere. The only place with more eggs might be in a large seafood restaurant specializing in shad roe dishes. Fortunately, there are more events this weekend than just Easter Egg hunts – like Earth Day events. Earth Day has been becoming more...

Unionville Fair gets new leadership

EAST MARLBOROUGH – The Unionville Community Fair is entering its 95th year with new leadership Since it began in 1924 as a school harvest festival the Unionville Community Fair has grown into a community institution. The Fair remains focused on showcasing activities and displays that educate the community about the importance of agriculture, homemaking and the arts.