What To Do: Looking for a safe family outing? Head to the zoo

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Philadelphia Zoo Recently, there has been a relaxing of the area’s state governments’ “stay at home” and “no social gatherings” restrictions which had been imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Attractions such as tourist sites, amusement parks, zoos, gardens and arboretums, state and national parks and family fun centers are once...

What To Do: Thanksgiving? Pshaw. Bring on the Christmas events!

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Longwood Gardens It’s countdown time for Thanksgiving 2019 and the number of days left is in single digits. And we all know that Thanksgiving is the traditional “unofficial” start of the Christmas holiday season – even though the season commercially “started” when Christmas items were being stocked on stores’ shelves on Labor Day Weekend. Longwood...

Oxford students adopt bald eagles

students Laura James’ first grade class at Elk Ridge Elementary School in the Oxford School District are raising money to adopt bald eagles at the Philadelphia Zoo to honor members of the U.S. armed services. The students in Laura James’ first grade class at Elk Ridge Elementary School recently held a Fruit and Vegetable Sale Fundraiser to adopt the Bald Eagles at the Philadelphia Zoo in honor...

What To Do: Turks Head Music fest

Kimberton Fair starts Monday; Lancaster Jazz fest gets swinging By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Phyllis Chapel is among the many artists performing at the annual Turks head Festival in West Chester. The Turk’s Head Music Festival in West Chester (Everhart Park, Bradford Avenue and Everhart Street, West Chester, 610-436-9010, http://www.turksheadfestival.com) just keeps motoring on year-after-year...

What To Do: Kimberton Fair, Turks Head and more

In the heat of the summer, events for almost every taste dot the calendar By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Kimberton Fair, a Chester County institution, kicks off Monday with all of the great rides, food and attractions people have enjoyed for generations. When it comes to longevity, there can’t be too many annual events in Chester County that can top the Kimberton Community Fair (Kimberton...