Events

 

 

PICKUP SOCCER w/PUGG GOALS

Dates:  Wednesday’s in July
Time:  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:  Copeland School Park, 665 Copeland School Road, West Chester, PA 19380
Cost: Free for anyone 14+ years in age
Summary:  This organized pickup soccer will be played on small-sided fields using PUGG goals that encourage team passing and enhance shot precision. No goal keepers necessary, no off-sides, otherwise normal rules of soccer apply. Game speed and skill level appropriate for high school level or higher as a great way to get touches and stay sharp on skills before school/league fall pre-season starts. The atmosphere is friendly and there is no coaching. Live play in a competitive, safe and organized setting. Players will be expected to self-enforce the rules and there will be a staff-arbiter on hand. Field set-up, PUGG goals and game balls provided. Players should bring their own water, soccer cleats and both a white shirt and a colored shirt to separate teams, no grey shirts please. Shin guards are highly recommended. Email rphifer@eastbradford.org to be added to the pickup soccer email list in order to get direct updates on time changes, cancellations, or additional pickup days added to the schedule.

 

 PICKLEBALL PLAY DAYS w/TUTORIAL

Dates: Saturday’s, July 22, August 12 and August 26
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  East Bradford Park, 835 Kenmara Drive, West Chester, PA 19380
Cost:  Free and open to everyone!
Summary: Pickleball play days are a great way for people of all ages to learn the sport of pickleball while engaged in live play against players of equal experience and skill. All play will be doubles exhibition and an experienced player will be on hand to instruct beginners on basic techniques as well as scorekeeping and essential rules of the game. Participant teams will be paired against opponents of equal skill. Game speed and skill level will be suitable for beginners. The atmosphere is friendly and the game easily picked up, especially for those who may have experience playing tennis or other racket sports. Court set-up, paddles and game balls provided along with instruction. Players are welcome to bring their own paddles and outdoor game balls if desired. Players should bring their own water and proper court foot ware (no black-soled sneakers please). Sun screen and sun glasses are advised.
Email rphifer@eastbradford.org to be added to the pickleball play day email list in order to get direct updates on time changes, cancellations, or additional play days added to the schedule.

 

THE DIAMOND STATE CONCERT BAND

Date: Wednesday July 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: East Bradford Park, 835 Kenmara Drive, West Chester, PA 19380
Cost:  Free and open to everyone!
Summary:  Please join us for East Bradford Township’s first concert of the summer as we host the talented Diamond State Concert Band (www.dscb.org)! Carry in your dinner and spread out on a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the live performance from 6:30 to 7:30 pm! The Diamond State Concert Band was founded in 1976 and has been providing music to the local community ever since. Comprised of passionate members who love learning and playing music, this evening concert is sure to be a delightful experience for all those who attend. The picnic pavilion will be open for audience use to provide shade and tables for your comfort. Co-sponsoring the concert along with East Bradford Township is Taylor’s Music Store & Studios in West Chester (www.taylorsmusic.com)! Taylor’s is the largest full line music store in the Philadelphia suburbs and has been a trusted community business for over 80 years! If you have mobility concerns or general questions please contact Rich Phifer at rphifer@eastbradford.org.

 

STARGAZING AT STARR FARM PARK

Date:  Friday, August 25, 2017
Time:  8:00 p.m.
Location:  Starr Farm Park, 1079 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
Cost:  Free and open to everyone who has interest in stargazing!
Summary:  Please join us for a summer night of stargazing as we host members of the Chester County Astronomical Society (www.ccas.ous) in a summer installment of our popular Naturalist Series of events! This fascinating “star party” will be led and guided by society members who will be providing telescopes for our viewing pleasure! Let your astronomical curiosities run rampant as we visually explore some of the universe’s most breathtaking celestial occupants including a crescent Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and numerous other clusters of stars and constellations. This nighttime astronomical adventure is sure to be a delightful experience for all those who attend. Attendees are welcome to bring their own telescopic equipment. If you have mobility concerns or general questions please contact Rich Phifer at rphifer@eastbradford.org.

LUKENS BAND CONCERT

Date: Sunday August 27, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: East Bradford Park, 835 Kenmara Drive, West Chester, PA 19380
Cost:  Free and open to everyone!
Summary:  Please join us for East Bradford Township’s second concert of the summer as we host the talented Lukens Band (www.lukensband.org)! Carry in your afternoon snacks and spread out on a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the live performance starting at 3:00 pm! The Lukens Band was originally founded in 1911 and plays a wide range of music from marches to Broadway hits to popular tunes and more! Comprised of mostly adult musicians who love learning and playing music, this afternoon concert is sure to be a delightful experience for all those who attend. The picnic pavilion will be open for audience use to provide shade and tables for your comfort. Co-sponsoring the concert along with East Bradford Township is Taylor’s Music Store & Studios in West Chester (www.taylorsmusic.com)! Taylor’s is the largest full line music store in the Philadelphia suburbs and has been a trusted community business for over 80 years! If you have mobility concerns or general questions please contact Rich Phifer at rphifer@eastbradford.org.