Book Bash to benefit The Garage in Kennett, June 5 & 6

Kennett Resale Book Shoppe volunteer Marice Bezdek (left) and Mikey Glass, Garage Youth Center Director, display used books to be available at the Garage’s Book Bash to Benefit the Kennett Area Senior Center June 5 – 6. (photo Juan Duran) KENNETT SQUARE — Teens and book-loving volunteers will be working together to offer thousands of “pre-read” books for sale during Kennett Square’s First...

Benefit concert for The Garage, April 17

David Kim KENNETT SQUARE — The Garage will be hosting a benefit concert at Kennett High School featuring David Kim, April 17. Kim is a local violinist and international sensation. He was named Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. In 1986 he was the only American violinist to win a prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, and in 1990 was a prizewinner at the International...

Community Conversation on youth center postponed

Foundation wants time to answer questions about The Barn on Doe Run  EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation has asked for and received a postponement of the planned May 1 Community Conversation on the proposed youth center project at The Barn on Doe Run. Earlier this year, the Education Foundation proposed converting the old barn on Doe Run Road into a youth center, similar...

Donations sought to help Kennett family

Family of UCFSD employee seeks housing after fire burns home A Kennett family — and a Unionville-Chadds Ford School District employee — is looking for housing in the Kennett Consolidated School District — after a fire left them out of their home for as much as year and destroyed almost all of their possessions. The family of Israel Rivera, who works in the school district’s buildings and grounds...

Free children’s summer art program returns

Hour-long  classes will be held at the Garage; walk-ins welcome Teachers will have different art projects prepared each day during the free, seven-week program for children at the Garage. Starting on Monday for seven weeks, the Chester County Art Association is once again offering free summer art camps at The Garage Youth and Community  Center in Kennett Square, courtesy of a local donor and State...