10th Beech Memorial concert, March 25

KENNETT SQUARE — The Tenth Annual Jonathan Beech Memorial Concert  will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2 P.M., at Kennett High School.  This year’s large work will be five movements of Gabriel Faure’s peacefully uplifting ‘Requiem’.  A unique and meaningful part of this year’s concert will be the premier of the specially-commissioned anthem ‘Peace Will...

Art Watch: ‘Steeling The Show’

June 24 Show benefits Oxford Arts Alliance By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The go-to event for this weekend is the Oxford Arts Alliance’s annual Garden Party fundraiser this Friday June 24th from 5-8pm at Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery, at 700 Folly Hill Road in Kennett Square. The event is entitled “Steeling the Show” and offers  a very impressive lineup of 18 Chester...

Community Volunteers in Medicine golf benefit, June 7

WEST CHESTER — Chester County is the wealthiest county in the state of Pennsylvania, and yet has wide class gaps. Many low-income individuals in Chester County work hard to support their families, many whom work multiple jobs. On June 7, 2016, 34 local and national companies will join together to ease the burden of the poor by raising funds to provide the uninsured with access to healthcare....

Rainbow PTO sponsors Harlem Wizards show, April 10

VALLEY — The Rainbow Elementary School PTO is very excited to host the world famous Harlem Wizards entertainment basketball team at the Coatesville Area 9/10 Center on Friday, April 10th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm for a district-wide community fundraising event. PTO organizers say they are hoping for a sellout crowd! The Harlem Wizards brand of “Trick Hoops & Alley Oops”...

Kennett community rallies in memory of Marcus Macaluso

Friends host New Year’s Eve benefit for son, Thomas By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT — Marcus Macaluso’s spirit and memory live on in the tightly knit community of Kennett Square. His sudden death this fall, at the age of 42, sent a devastating shock wave through his family and continues to ripple through the community he loved and served. Marcus was a fixture within the...

Raffle planned to aid family of shooting victim

Jacinda Miller Friends and area residents are setting up a fund to aid the family of Jacinda Miller, the woman shot to death at the Brandywine YMCA Nov. 5 — and plan a raffle for Dec. 3, to benefit her two sons. ”The need is immediate,” said a close friend, in a statement issued by the group Friends of Jacinda. ”The oldest is a Senior in high school and will need help with college expenses...

Cosby to perform benefit at The Lincoln University, July 19

Bill Cosby LINCOLN UNIVERSITY—Comedian, actor and philanthropist Dr. William  “Bill” Cosby, Jr. will be performing live in concert to benefit The Lincoln University’s first-ever $10 million The Students First Campaign for student scholarships on Saturday, July 19 at its International Cultural Center. Over the past year, Cosby, who also serves as General Chair of The Students First Campaign,...