Events

 

 PICKLEBALL PLAY DAYS WITH 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.

 

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.