Township Events



WHEN:  Saturday, February 29th, 2020 – 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
WHERE:  Mt. Bradford Preserve, 921 Sconnelltown Road, West Chester, PA 19382
MORE INFO:  Volunteer support is needed to help groom the planned 9-hole disc golf course and sections of new wooded trails. Volunteers should bring their own gloves. All tools needed for the project will be supplied by the Township but volunteers should bring loppers if available. Please register in advance by emailing Rich Phifer at



WHEN:  Saturday, February 29th, 2020 – 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm *THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY FULL* PLEASE CONTACT TO BE PLACED ON WAIT LIST*
WHERE:  Harmony Hill Nature Area, 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
MORE INFO:  Join Director of Property and Recreation, Rich Phifer, on a guided hike through Harmony Hill Nature Area that focuses on the history of the park and the many interesting ruins and monuments, both man-made and natural, that commemorate a colorful history of former uses and private ownership of this now-beloved public property. This hike will stay within the 240-acre Harmony Hill Nature Area, taking participants on many of the property’s trails, some of which feature challenging slopes and surfaces. Please dress and prepare for winter conditions and potentially slick trails as it is not uncommon for there to be snow on the trails this time of year. This hike is sure to please anyone that enjoys the outdoors, history, and Harmony Hill Nature Area during the best time of year to see the park’s many ruins under the gentle softness of a winter afternoon’s light.  This is a free event but preregistration is required by emailing Tenley Adams at



WHEN:  Sunday, April 19th, 2020 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
WHERE:  East Bradford Township Building, 666 Copeland School Road, West Chester, PA 19380
MORE INFO:  Get ready for spring planting season with our own Parks & Recreation Board members who are also Chester County Master Gardeners as they offer recommendations, demonstrations and inspiration for residents who want to bring greater sparkle and survival to backyard landscaping. Learn and see how shade-tolerant native plants and perennials can be thoughtfully infused into your backyard and balanced with more sun-seeking, showy natives. Also included will be updates on the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine and developments in the effort to prevent this invasive pest from destroying our native woodlands. Plus, share and receive advice on preventing deer browse and other critter damage to your plantings in a round table discussion including all participants and the Master Gardeners! This is a free, space-limited event and preregistration is required by emailing Tenley Adams at



WHEN:  Thursday, June 11th, 2020 – 6:30 pm
WHERE:  Paradise Farms Camps, 1300 Valley Creek Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
MORE INFO:  The 9th annual Trail Blazer Run is East Bradford’s fundraiser for the Township’s public trails and will feature a 5-mile run and 1.5-mile family fun run through Paradise Farm Camps’ most challenging and beautiful private trails. Victory Brewing Co. will be hosting the awards ceremony with a free beer (root beer for minors) for all participants and volunteers! East Bradford’s own Yesterday’s News Band will be rocking the pre-run warm up with live music and the popular Saloon 151 Food Truck will be onsite all evening long keeping folks satisfied (at cost) in the food department. Registration is now open for participants and volunteers on the Run the Day website!



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