CCIU plans adult training open house, Jan. 7

DOWNINGTOWN – The Chester County Intermediate Unit will hold an open house for its adult training programs on Wednesday, January 7 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Brandywine Campus. The address of the school is 443 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. Adult training courses are offered in partnership with the Chester County Workforce Investment Board and Pennsylvania...

Kennett Chocolate Fest slated for Feb. 8

KENNETT SQUARE — Do you love to bake or simply love chocolate? Plan to celebrate “all things chocolate” at the Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival on Sunday, Feb. 8 at Kennett High School between 1 – 4 p.m. Professionals, amateurs and students will vie for ribbons when their creations are judged. Last year, despite power outages and snow, over 200 entries were judged and available for the...

MLK CommUNITY Breakfast, Jan. 18

The Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. KENNETT SQUARE —  The 14th Annual Martin Luther King Junior CommUNITY Breakfast will be held at the Red Clay Room, Dalmatian Street, Kennett Square on Monday, January 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM.  “The mission of the Martin Luther King CommUNITY Breakfast is to promote peace and harmony throughout our community,” according to Jerry Poe, Chairman of the organizing...

Jackson to sign books at Galer, Dec. 14

Robert C. Jackson at work. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Renowned artist Robert C. Jackson will be at Galer Estate Winery in Kennett Square this Sunday December 14th from 3-6pm for a book-signing of his newly released collaborative book project Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters.   This book represents the culmination of many years of work where the Chester...

Hickman 15th annual Holiday Bazaar, Dec. 5 & 6

A preview of the items for sale at “Grandma’s Attic” at The Hickman Annual Holiday Bazaar, which takes place this weekend, Dec. 5 & 6 in West Chester. WEST CHESTER — If you’re looking for a unique holiday shopping experience in the heart of West Chester, stop by The Hickman’s 15th Annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6. Items available for...

Festive 5K kicks off city’s holiday celebrations, Dec. 5

COATESVILLE — Kick off the holiday season with the Brandywine Health Foundation’s 5th Annual Festive 5K Run/ Walk, an invigorating 5K Run or One Mile Fun Walk through downtown Coatesville prior to the Coatesville Christmas Parade.  This annual event will involve over 600 participants of all ages and fitness levels.  Individuals, families, school teams, corporate teams, seasoned runners and...

Bake Sale/Spirity Shoppe at Lionville Elem. Dec. 12

UWCHLAN — There will be a holiday Spirit Shoppe and Bake Sale at Lionville Elementary School, Dec. 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. to benefit the Caring and Sharing Program, which helps Lionville Elementary School students and families in need. This year’s shoppe includes food, chocolate, Lionville Spirit wear, jewelry, hand-made accessories and clothing, skin care products, crafts, die-cast collectibles,...

Holiday season kicks off at Longwood, Nov. 27

The world-famous Conservatory at Longwood Gardens will again be decked out in holiday splendor, as Longwood celebrates the holidays, starting Nov. 27. EAST MARLBOROUGH — From elegant trees adorned with feathered friends, to a peacock-themed Masquerade Ball in our Music Room, the holiday season soars at Longwood Gardens November 27 through January 11. Topiary swans grace our Exhibition Hall,...

Battlefield Night at P.J. Whelihan’s, Oct. 23

CHADDS FORD — The Board of Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates is inviting folks to night of food and fun at P.J. Whelihan’s Pub and Restaurant,in the Dilworthtown Crossing Shopping center on US-202 on Thursday Oct. 23, 2014 from 5-9 p.m. in an event to benefit historic Brandywine Battlefield Park. As local historic sites around the country are feeling the effects of budget cuts, it is...

CCDC to hold open house, Oct. 22

COATESVILLE –The Child & Career Development Center (CCDC) will hold an Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 6-8 p.m. It will feature free workshops, campus tours and light refreshments. The school is located at 1525 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville. Families of current students as well as interested community members are invited to attend. Experts from the Chester County Intermediate Unit...