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SUPER WEEK | JUNE 1-8, 2013
Start your summer off right! Click here to see all of the events and attractions featured in and around West Chester. Highlights include:
- West Chester Public Library 125th Celebration
OF INTEREST: Local Historic Preservation Awards program seeks nominations.
Back2Life at MARSHALL SQUARE PARK | June 20, 2013
The Friends of West Chester Parks & Recreation present the Marshall Square Park Summer Concert Series starting at 6:30pm. Free for the entire family. Featured are sounds of Back2Life. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy a community picnic.
JOHN GRECIA at MARSHALL SQUARE PARK | July 18, 2013
The Friends of West Chester Parks & Recreation present the Marshall Square Park Summer Concert Series starting at 6:30pm. Free for the entire family. Featured are sounds of John Grecia. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy a community picnic.
TURKS HEAD MUSIC FESTIVAL at EVERHART PARK | July 21, 2013
A dozen bands will share two stages at the Turks Head Music Festival, a day-long celebration of regional music held at Everhart Park starting at 11am. Up to 90 artists set up booths throughout the park to sell their high quality arts and crafts. Local food vendors will keep everyone well-fed. Presented by the Borough of West Chester's Parks and Recreation Dept. Rain date: July 28. FREE for the whole family.
THE LUKENS BAND at MARSHALL SQUARE PARK | August 15, 2013
The Friends of West Chester Parks & Recreation present the Marshall Square Park Summer Concert Series starting at 6:30pm. Free for the entire family. Featured are sounds of The Lukens Band. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy a community picnic.
CHESTER COUNTY & THE CIVIL WAR | Through 2013
Experience the hopes, struggles, victories and losses of local men and women who lived during our nation's bloodiest war at On The Edge of Battle: Chester County and The Civil War, a new exhibit at the Chester County Historical Society.
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PARKING JUST GOT A LITTLE MORE CONVENIENT
To add more fun and convenience to downtown parking, there is a pilot program currently underway to test new parking meters. They're the shiny ones found on portions of Gay and Market Streets and they now accept Visa/Mastercard as well as quarters, and. . .
NEW PARKING VIDEO SHOWS YOU HOW IT'S DONE
Don't be confused about parking downtown. See Malena's Where to Park in West Chester
offering easy tips for parking in an entertaining video.
Remember, on-street parking meters have been changed to allow customers to park up to three hours. At the same time, there are new hours of enforcement posted on affected meters:
- 8am to 10pm, Monday thru Friday.
- FREE on Saturday until 5pm. Saturday evening enforcement from 5pm to 10pm.
- FREE on Sunday except during major events which have a $5 flat fee.
Your best option for parking in downtown West Chester are the centrally located municipal parking garages. Park as long as you want and have no fear of getting a parking ticket. See details at the Parking Tab
THE PERFECT GIFT
Looking for a gift that promises to please anybody on your list? The Downtown West Chester Gift Card
will always be appreciated. It can be purchased in amounts up to $500 and used in downtown wherever MasterCard is accepted. Purchase directly from Fox Chase Bank (137 North High St at Chestnut, 610-344-3049).