The Chester County Economic Development Council will host a breakfast seminar on agriculture trends and their presence in Chester County. The presentation will cover how area farms large and small are responding to market trends, rising costs and generational transfer situations. Call 610-458-5700 ext. 210 for more information.
Time: Breakfast and registration begins at 7:45 a.m., program concludes at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Economic Development Council, 737 Constitution Drive, Exton
Fee: $15 for members, $25 for non-members
The Chester County Art Association will be offering a chance for artists to practice drawing using live models. The 12-hour session will use five individual models on a rotating basis, with two models working together between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Participating artists pay a fee to come and go as they please throughout the session. Call 610-696-5600 for more information.
Day: Tomorrow through Saturday
Time: 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Location: CCAA, 100 North Bradford Avenue West Chester
Fee: $20 (all-day fee)
Downingtown Friends Music Festival
The annual music festival gives audiences a chance to enjoy the rockabilly band The Rivers, classic rock and popular music cover band The Fraction, husband and wife folk-rock-blues duo The Moondogs and composer and acoustic guitarist George Cipperly. Call 610-269-5216.
Time: 1-7 p.m.
Location: Downingtown Friends Meeting, 800 E. Lancaster Ave, Downingtown
Fee: $12 for adults, $6 for children 6 and older, free for kids under 6 ($30 maximum per family)
Underground Railroad Tours
Kennett Underground Railroad Center heritage guided tours offer an hour-long history lesson. The Sunday afternoon mini-bus tours take participants to Kennett area stops along the historical road to freedom. A visit to the 200-year-old Marlborough Friends Meeting House is also part of the tour. Call 610-347-2237 or visit
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for more information.
Day: Sunday, June 24, July 29 and August 26
Time: Call for reservations
Location: Chester County Visitors Center at Longwood, just north of Route 1 near Kennett Square
Fee: $8 for adults and $4 for children
Free Hearing Screenings
Crozer-Keystone Health System will offer free hearing tests at their area hospitals. Local residents may call for an appointment to come in and get their ears checked to insure healthy hearing. Register by calling 1-800-254-3258.
Day: Today at Crozer-Chester Medical Center; Wednesay at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and Springfield Hospital
Time: Call for available appointments
Locations: Crozer-Chester Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Boulevard, Upland; Delaware County Memorial Hospital, 501 North Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill; Springfield Hospital, 190 West Sproul Road, Springfield
Lecture on Emanuel Swedenborg
Dr. Raymond Moody will present a lecture on "Near Death Experience and Emanuel Swedenborg: From Life After Life to Life on Other Planets." The talk will focus on the eighteenth-century Swedish scientist, philosopher, Christian mystic and theologian who claimed to have access to heaven and hell and contact with angels and other spirits. Reservations recommended. Call 610-430-3222 ext. 10.
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: West Chester University, Sykes Union Ballroom, 110 E. Rosedale Avenue, West Chester
Fee: $12 for general admission, $5 for students; $10 advance purchase