Township Events



This event has been canceled do to the weather and rescheduled for Saturday, February 1st, 2020 – 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Please pre-register so we know how many people to expect.

WHEN:  Canceled because of the weather forecast: Saturday, January 25th, 2020 – 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
WHERE:  Shaw’s Bridge Park – Volunteers should park in the field located at 170 South Bridge Road (RT. 842) across from Gray’s Lane on the south side of the road.  the property is just west of Shaw’s Bridge Park on the west side of the Brandywine Creek.
MORE INFO:  Volunteer support is needed to help remove and collect tree guards located in a field that is separated from the main tract of Shaw’s Bridge Park so that the tree guards can be re-used at other tree planting sites. Volunteers should bring their own gloves. All tools needed for the project will be supplied by the Township. Please register in advance by emailing Rich Phifer at



This event has been canceled for Saturday, January 25th, 2020 because of the weather forecast and rescheduled for Saturday, February 1st, 2020.  This event is currently full, but you can be placed on a waiting list.

WHEN:  Canceled because of the weather forecast: Saturday, January 25th, 2020 – 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
WHERE:  Harmony Hill Nature Area, 1200 Skelp Level Road, Downingtown, PA
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







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