Two signs of the times here in Southern Chester County: a seller’s market and plans to build more housing.
Serenbe founder Steve Nygren will talk about how we can we balance the increased need for attainable housing while preserving the beautiful landscape that is our most valued resource here in Southern Chester County at the How We Build Matters Speaker Series in Kennett Square on May 17th.
Enjoy a fun day of crafts, face painting, a moonbounce, pedal carts, archery tag, face painting, an obstacle course, on-site vendors, and more at Healthy Kids Day, on location at the Kennett Area YMCA, 101 Race Street, Kennett Square. Healthy Kids Day is free and open to the public!
Corners of the Square
Here are a few of our favorite things to check out Around the Square this week . . .
Join local landscape architect Carol Krawczyk on Saturday, April 30th for a walk and talk tour of notable trees in Kennett Square. Learn a bit more about local history and how local trees and landscapes have been planted and preserved to improve our quality of life.
This is another excellent Kennett Library program celebrating trees and inspired by the 2022 Longwood Community Read. Find more information and register here.
Artist Rob DiTeodoro is based in Landenberg. Stop in to WorKS to enjoy his playful and uplifting art, which is sure to bring a smile.
JewelerJessi Stead has created Playthings Studio, a fidget jewelry and kinetic accessories line featuring functional design and an elevated sense of style. Enjoy her creations at WorKS and see why she refers to her work as a "grown up alternative to fidget toys."
Support the hard work of the Kennett High School cast and crew and enjoy this talented group of students perform Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella this Thursday (7:30pm), Friday (7:30pm), or Saturday (2pm and 7:30pm).
The Kennett Square Beautification Committee is raising awareness and funds for Ukraine Humanitarian Aid thru Sunflower of Peace by selling sunflower plant starts and seed packets at their annual plant sale.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 30th (8am–4pm) or Sunday, May 1st (10am–4pm) and support the annual Kennett Square Beautification Plant Sale—just in time for Mother’s Day!
You'll find a beautiful selection of hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, succulents, pollinators, container plants, and more. This year’s plant sale will once again be held at Pratt’s Greenhouse, just off Hillendale Road in Avondale.
KSQ Spring Calendar
This season marks the return of many beloved community events as well as some new events! Stay tuned for more to come . . .
There's nothing quite like stocking up for the weekend—and the week ahead—with fresh local food directly from the growers and producers at the KSQ Farmers Market. Every Friday now there are more new and returning vendors as the regular summer season approaches.
Please stay tuned next week for details about Summerfest, a brand-new KSQ event, as well as the return of Third Thursdays!
Thank you for reading and for continuing to shop and dine local this spring. We wish you a happy and healthy week "Around the Square"!