What To Do: Jamie Wyeth’s ‘Unsettled’ at Brandywine Museum of Art

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Bean Boots by Jamie Wyeth Variety is the spice of life. It is also a description of the special events around the area this weekend. There will be attractions featuring an exhibit of Wyeth art, reptiles, hot rod cars, beads, minerals, mud sales, cosplay, mansion mystery tours, a massive “garage sale,” wines and a Ukrainian festival. The newest exhibition...

Brandywine Valley SPCA brings adoptable Pets to local PetSmart stores this weekend

In partnership with PetSmart Charities Brandywine Valley SPCA will bring adoptable pets to four PetSmart locations in support of National Adoption Week, taking place March 18 – 24, 2024. Brandywine Valley SPCA will be holding special in-store adoption events with puppies, kittens, dogs, and cats on Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at four different PetSmart locations....

16 UHS students named National Merit Finalists

Pictured from left to rightBack row: Michael Ta, Sreyas Sai, David Hendrix, Grace Jiang, Marguerite Richardson, Lilly ZhangMiddle row: April Chou, Esther Zhou, Cherry Wu, Emily Ran, Sreevarshini Yedida, Bridget HobanFront row: Adhavan Satish, Arjun Suryawanshi, Steffanie Jones, Luke Stokes. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced that 16 Unionville High School (UHS) students have...

CTC of Downingtown hosts 3rd annual Snowball Shuffle

Despite the wet conditions, participants showed up to run/walk for CTC’s 3rd Annual Snowball Shuffle on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Communities that Care of Greater Downingtown (CTC) hosted it’s 3rd annual Snowball Shuffle event on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Eagleview Town Center and had over 200 registrants support the event for a healthier Downingtown community. Each participant received...

More than 380 county students participate in annual science research competition

A student participant in the 2024 Chester County Science Research Competition explains the details of her project to a volunteer judge. Last week, students from across the county showcased their passion for science in the 2024 Chester County Science Research Competition (CCSRC) at the West Chester University Student Recreation Center. Facilitated by the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU), the...

What To Do: First day of Spring means free water ice, ice cream

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Spring will arrive on Tuesday night and that’s cause for celebration. In 2024, the spring equinox takes place on March 19 at 11:06 p.m. It is the astronomical beginning of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumn season in the Southern Hemisphere. With spring on the horizon, the schedule of special events and activities in the area...

Brandywine Hills Point to Point to run April 7

A race from the 2023 Brandywine Hills Point To Point. Come out and enjoy a day of fun and excitement at the Races! The oldest point- to point in the Delaware Valley will run this year on Sunday April 7th at the H. E. Myrick Conservation Center located in Pocopson Township along Route 842, six miles west of West Chester and three miles east of Unionville. The Brandywine Hills point-to-point races are...

What To Do: Philadelphia Flower Show in full bloom

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Philadelphia Flower Show There is no need for anyone around here to suffer from winter doldrums. The entertainment/activity schedule features many attractive events in a variety of genres including the final weekend of the Philadelphia Flower Show, Charter Day celebrations, St. Patrick’s Day parades and an array of family-friendly expos. There already...

DCCC to hold handbag fundraiser, March 21

If you love Bingo and designer handbags, and would like to support a great cause, don’t miss Designer Bag Bingo, a fundraiser to benefit Delaware County Community College’s New Choices Career Development Program. The event will be held on Thursday, 3/21 on the Marple Campus (910 S. Media Line Road, Media, Pa.). Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 6 p.m. Designer Bag Bingo includes a light...

CCIU salutes partnership with Kimberton Whole Foods

Armani Willey is among the Discover students from the CCIU working with Kimberton Whole Foods to vocational experience. The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) proudly extends gratitude to its community partners, with a special spotlight on Kimberton Whole Foods, the organization’s longstanding ally in fostering career readiness for Discover students. Discover is designed to integrate classroom...