Marple Calendar of Events
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Wed. & Thurs. Evenings May–August
Curbside Kitchen Buffet with Chef on Site
@Luigi and Giovanni’s
3601 Chapel Rd, Newtown Square
Enjoy fresh air and gourmet food this season at Luigi & Giovanni’s. Featuring an expanded outdoor seating area on Wednesday and Thursday evenings throughout the summer (weather permitting), guests can dine al fresco and B.Y.O.B. Weekly features include steak and seafood on the grill, pasta and risotto, traditional Italian entrees, delicious sides, porchetta, parma prosciutto and an assortment of traditional Italian desserts.
Sun. May 16
Sunday Story Time
@Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
3900 N Sandy Flash Dr, Newtown Square
We will be reading from the children’s book, Homespun Sarah. Children will then do a hands-on activity, go on a behind-the-scenes farm tour, and then all are welcome to picnic in our grove. Children will also receive an activity book to take home! Member reservations and tickets may be purchased on the website.
Cost: Children ages 4–12 $6; under 4 FREE
Sun. May 16
Linvilla Orchards Historic Antique Car Show
137 Knowlton Rd, Media
Linvilla Orchards and The Historical Car Club of Pennsylvania present more than 250 spectacularly restored and maintained antique, classic and muscle cars that take over one of Linvilla’s big fields. Previous highlights have included a 1913 Ford Model T, a 1938 Ford Woody Wagon, a 1958 Chevy Impala and a 1962 Chevy Corvette.
Sat. May 22
Echo Valley Community Neighborhood Yard Sale
@Goshen Rd and Echo Valley Ln, Newtown Square
Neighborhood-wide yard sale. New, gently-used and antique items will be for sale along with baby and toddler furniture and clothing. Follow the directional signs around the neighborhood to be sure you don’t miss out!
Sat. May 22
Ruby’s Birds: Kids Read and Explore
1031 Palmers Mill Rd, Media
Kids, bring your favorite adults and discover the wonderful world of birds! Nature never closes and birds abound at our preserves. Meet Ruby, a plucky young girl who uncovers the wild side of her city neighborhood with the help of a grown-up friend. We’ll explore birds through storytime and light hiking, to learn more about our tweeting friends. Registration required to reserve your spot. Please complete and submit the secure on-line registration form or call 610-353-5587.
Cost: Children $5; Adults FREE
Friday afternoons June through September
Newtown Square Farmers Market
@St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Rd, Newtown Square
Beginning June 4th, the Newtown Square Farmers Market will feature local growers, producers and artisans. Fresh produce from Urban Roots Farm will be for sale as well as artisan breads, coffee, pickles, flowers, plants and candles.
Sat. June 5
25th Annual Historic Newtown Square Day
@the Square Tavern Museum and Art Center (and @various locations)
Route 252 & Goshen Rd, Newtown Square
Enjoy tours of public historic places such as Bartram Covered Bridge, Square Tavern, Paper Mill House, Octagonal School, and Newtown Square Friends’ Meeting. Outside activities on the Tavern Green include Lenni Lenape and Revolutionary War reenactors, 1700s food demos, sheep shearing and wool spinning, basket weaving, beekeeping, local artists painting and children’s activities and crafts. Inside the Square Tavern, there’ll be an art exhibit and sale, and tours of the Tavern. Refreshments available will be tavern ham sandwiches, baked goods, ice cream and ale. The Benjamin West Gallery will offer presentations on West’s life, and you’ll enjoy live period music inside and outside the Tavern.
Cost: FREE (donations gladly accepted!)
Sat. June 5
Main Line Animal Rescue’s 10th Annual Tails & Trails 5k Run / 2k Walk
@ Main Line Animal Rescue
1149 Pike Springs Rd, Chester Springs
Join us in-person for a socially distanced run/walk or participate virtually in your neighborhood, on your treadmill or on your favorite outdoor trail. In-person activities include a socially distanced beer garden featuring Root Down Brewing Company, food, raffles, adoptable animals and more! Friends, family and kid-friendly dogs are welcome to attend.
Time: Check in 7:30am. Run begins 9am. Walk begins 10am.
Cost: Children under 10 FREE; Kids 11–15 $15; Adults $35