Good to Know / March 2018
Just a few things we'd thought you'd like to know this month
Theater lovers rejoice because local theater companies are flourishing.
Recently The Media Theatre captured 14 Philadelphia Regional Theater Awards from BroadwayWorld and West Chester’s Resident Theatre Company was named in the Inquirer’s Best of Philly theater list. Bravo to Media Theatre awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Musical (for Sideshow) and to RTC for its Next To Normal production. Up next—Always Patsy Cline at Media and Bullets Over Broadway at RTC. MediaTheatre.org; RTCWC.org.
Love to garden but not inspired to start this year?
Come to Spring Gardening Saturday, hosted by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society at the Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin on March 24th. Learn easy eco-friendly gardening tips, show love to shade-loving perennials and discover native self-seeding plants. Enjoy lunch and a chat about your favorite flowers with fellow gardeners. Join all three sessions, or pick your favorite. $15 per session. Register at PHSOnline.org/Events.
Chester County needs your help.
WalkWorks ChesCo! is sweeping the county to promote walking among all ages. Why walk? Walking not only reduces stress and the risk of chronic illnesses but can extend your life for every minute that you walk. Join the fun and improve your health by adding to the 2018 goal of 5 billion steps! Log your walks with the Walker Tracker website and join their teams and challenges along the way. Take the next steps at ChesCo.org/WalkWorks.
One of the country’s best libraries is right here.
. Library Journal named Exton’s Chester County Library one of America’s Top-Rated Libraries. Out of 7,409 public libraries considered, this branch ranked among the top 3%. The library boasts a collection of over 320,000 print and digital items and runs dozens of educational programs and workshops for all ages. Whether it’s a resume workshop, coding club or family movie nights, Chester County Library has something special for your family. More at ChesCoLibraries.org.
Get ready to rock.
. Philadelphia’s independent music hotspot, World Café Live, now partners with West Chester’s Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center. Host to over 500 concerts annually, WCL will bring renowned artists—including legend Tom Rush—to Chester County. Rush takes the Uptown! stage March 26th for a night of heart-warming storytelling. Enjoy Uptown!’s state-of-the-art sound system with this live performance. More at UptownWestChester.org.
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