Haverford Spring Fest back on Sunday with full day of music
HAVERFORD » The fifth annual Haverford Spring Fest Music And Arts Festival is set for noon-7 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the intersection of Brookline Boulevard and Darby Road, Havertown.
The event is produced by Kelly Music For Life, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to improving lives and communities through music, and benefits the future Kelly Center for Music, Arts, and Community, opening in Havertown in 2018, as well as music education and community initiatives in the Haverford Township Area.
The event features music, food and drinks from from local restaurants and pubs, vendors, artisans, and family fun. The performance schedule on the main stage is:
• Noon, Haverford High School Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Michael Fein
• 12:50, singer-songwriter Dylan McGuire
• 1:30, Earth Wonder Fire, a tribute to Stevie Wonder and Earth Wind and Fire
• 2:45, singer-songwriter Rob Simpson
• 3, Elton Rohn, a tribute to Elton John
• 4:45, singer-songwriter Scott McClatchy
• 5:30, Live At The Fillmore, “The World’s Greatest Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band”
The event features a Kids Super Fun Zone, a oneprice play area of activities for children. Along with a tiki bar, the entire festival area is a beer and wine garden (beer and wine priced per drink, guests must be age 21 or older to consume alcohol), Food is available from the area restaurants and bars.
Information is available on the Kelly Center for Music, Arts, and Community coming to 4 E. Eagle Road, Havertown, later in 2018. The Haverford Spring Fest sponsored by ACME Markets is produced and supported solely by donations and sponsorships. No tax money or township funds are used for the event.
For information, visit www.haverfordspringfest. com. Follow the festival through Kelly Music For Life’s accounts on all major social media.
Senior exercise classes in Chester
CHESTER » Senior Community Services’ Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St., holds the following fitness classes at no charge and all are welcome to attend:
• Zumba on Mondays from 11 a.m.-noon
• Sit and Get Fit, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30–11:15 a.m.
• Cardio Fitness, from 5-6 p.m.
• Chair Yoga, Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-noon
All classes offer individual attention to meet participants’ needs. For information, call the center at 610-497-3550.
Chester Senior Center is one of the four Nationally Accredited senior centers in southeastern Delaware County operated by Senior Community Services. SCS, based in Folsom, is a non-profit agency that also provides in-home support services for homebound elderly. SCS works in partnership with the Delaware County Office of Services Tuesdays for the Aging (COSA) and is a United Way Agency.
Rotary to host eighth annual Twisted Vintner
CONCORD » The Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary hosts its eighth annual Twisted Vintner from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Concordville Town Centre, 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills.
Come out for a “Homemade Wine Competition & Taste of The Town” where guests can sample food and drinks from local restaurants, wineries, and breweries, homemade wine accompanied by a silent auction, music, and wheelbarrow of cheer. Proceeds benefit the Rotary’s community programs and supported organizations such as CASA, Rachel Kohl Library, Disabled Veterans, Brandywine Youth Club and more.
“We are excited to create a long standing community event that continues to grow each year, while bringing people together who acknowledge and support the important organizations funded by this fun filled evening,” said Don Culp, Twisted Vintner chief organizer and Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary Club member.
“We are so pleased that the Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary Club continues to lift up the importance of a community based library,” said Robert Hayes, president of the Rachel Kohl Library. “Their generous contribution helps support various library projects and programs for all ages.”
Tickets are $60 in advance and $65 at the door. For tickets, visit www. twistedvintner.org
For information and an updated list of vendors and sponsors, email ccfrotary@ gmail.com
Get hearing health information May 24
RIDLEY TOWNSHIP » Schoolhouse Center, 600 Swarthmore Ave., Folsom, welcomes audiologist Dr. Catherine Marino at 1 p.m. May 24 on hearing loss and aging well. Marino discusses how hearing works and the importance of correct auditory input to maintain cognate vitality, and the relationship between hearing and memory.
The program is free and registration is not required. For information and registration, call 610 237-8100.
Get widow(er) support available on May 17
SPRINGFIELD » To Love Again, the Widow and Widowers Support Group, meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at The Church of The Redeemer, Hillcrest and Springfield roads. Following the meeting, there is music from the DeLasalle Band.
For information, the newly bereaved may call Marie Stewart at 610-7898741.
Centenarian luncheon will take place May 23
MEDIA » Delaware County Council is searching for centenarians to honor at its 16th annual Centenarian Luncheon, set for Wednesday, May 23. Any county resident turning 100 or older in 2018 is welcomed to attend the luncheon at the Drexelbrook Banquet Center.
Last year, 64 centenarians attended the luncheon and staff of the County of Delaware Services for the Aging (COSA) visited 11 additional centenarians in the community.
Centenarians and one guest are admitted for free. Additional guests may purchase tickets for $25 each. Guests also receive a commemorative photo from the day along with a special proclamation from Delaware County Council. The organization or facility that brings the most centenarians to the luncheon receives a cash prize.
For information and registration, call Debbie Hedgepeth at 610-872-1406.
Get education job information at DCIU
MORTON » The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) Early Head Start/ Head Start and Child Care Partnerships will be hosting an Education and Career Fair from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the DCIU Morton Education Center Rooms 171-172, 200 Yale Ave.
The fair is open to all Delaware County residents who are looking for employment, a career change, and/or to further their education. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with various business representatives to learn about job openings and earnings potential. They can also meet education representatives from various institutions who can provide recommendations on how to achieve their educational goals.
In addition to other current job openings, the following immediate positions are available with Head Start: teachers, teaching assistants, early Head Start teachers and floaters.
Please dress to impress and bring several copies of an updated resume. Also, attendees should be prepared to possibly interview for potential positions. Please allow time to register before entering the fair.
For information, call DCIU Early Head Start/ Head Start at 610-9382845.
Ron Camilleri is the frontman for Elton Rohn, a salute to the music of Elton John.