Love Seed Mama Jump to rock Nixon Park, Sept. 18

KENNETT SQUARE —  Rock the Park 2016, a live concert by local sensation Love Seed Mama Jump, is planned for Kennett Square’s Anson B. Nixon Park on Sunday, September 18. The Park gates at North Walnut Road in Kennett Square open at 2 pm.  Due to a huge turnout in 2015, Love Seed Mama Jump is returning for what promises to be another great show that will get the audience up on their feet and...

Kennett Run celebrates 26 years

$1,000,000 raised to date for area charities By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times Post race recognition of some individual category top runners KENNETT SQUARE – The run’s now iconic theme ‘Small town, BIG race & Strong Community’ certainly captured the feel of 26th annual Kennett Run Saturday morning. Thousands gathered amidst the backdrop of charming historic Kennett Square to...

Kennett, Unionville unite for MLK service day

Students join forces to serve others throughout community in honor of Dr. King By Suzanne Misciagna, Staff Writer, The Times A great ending to a morning of hard work as Patton Middle School and Kennett Middle School students unite to clean up Anson B. Nixon Park in honor of MLK Day. KENNETT – Students in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District and Kennett Consolidated School District honored...

Kennett supervisors host roundtable to discuss Anson B. Nixon Park

Approvals given for easement payments, parking ordinance advertising, and bikeway payments Representatives of the Kennett Area Park Authority, Kennett Square Borough Council, and the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors and manager met on Monday evening to discuss the past, present, and future of Anson B. Nixon Park. By Rick Marts, Correspondent, The Times KENNETT — The highlight of Monday night’s...

Run for HER 5K run/walk, Oct. 13

KENNETT —There will be a 5K run/walk event, on Oct. 13 at Anson B. Nixon Park, to benefit Unite for HER (UFH), which funds various health and wellness programs for women. The event, Run for HER 5K, is the brainchild of Julie Hatfield, owner of J Hatfield Fitness and UFH, and the event is a family-friendly event, intended to raise money and awareness on a number of women’s health issues. Hatfield...

Sky Tour at Anson Nixon, Oct. 12

KENNETT SQUARE — Members of the Chester County Astronomical Society will share their telescopes, binoculars and knowledge of the stars with all those attending and guide visitors of all ages through the night sky on Sat. Oct 12, starting at 7 pm at Anson B. Nixon Park.  Several telescopes will be set up for viewing, and celestial wonders will be pointed out using a green laser light. The...

Enjoy musical perks of signing up as volunteer

Brandywine Folk Festival recruiting for next month’s event in Kennett Square Eager to experience the sights and sounds of a folk festival but short on cash? Organizers of the Second Annual Brandywine Folk Festival have a solution: Volunteer. The three-day event, presented by the Brandywine Folk Collective, Historic Kennett Square Society, and WXPN, is seeking volunteers for the festival, which...

Family Art Day returns with another fun event

More than 250 people attend day of art and music in Anson B. Nixon Park By Ben McWilliams, Special to The Times Parents and kids alike had an enjoyable day at the second annual Family Art Day in Anson B. Nixon Park. KENNETT — Anson B. Nixon Park has hosted many family friendly community events this summer and saw yet another success this past Saturday with the second annual Family Art Day. The...

Family Art Day, July 28

Features interactive activities for kids, families KENNETT SQUARE  – A variety of participatory art activities are planned for Saturday July 28th, at Anson B. Nixon Park’s Family Art Day. The free event runs from 10 am to 3 pm, and offers many interactive activities for children.  Creative activities include splatter paint, origami, watercolor, abstract painting, illuminated letters and...

Anson Nixon concert series starts June 13

Summer concert series marks return of music Wednesdays in the park Music fans enjoy a show during the 2011 concert series at Anson B. Nixon Park. A new slate of music acts is planned for various Wednesday evenings this summer. KENNETT — There is a great peace and tranquility that comes from sitting back on a lawn chair or stretching out on an old family blanket under the stars and enjoying an...