Senior Center Fall Trip Sept. 28-Oct. 6

The Chester County Senior Center is planning a trip out West to see the extraordinary sites of Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, and the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. The trip is scheduled for Sept. 28-Oct. 6 (nine days, eight nights), via Motorcoach Transportation. Cost is $845 per person and is based on double occupancy. Add an additional $286 for single occupancy. $75 is due upon signing. Final payment is due July 21. Price includes transportation, lodging, 14 meals, and more. For more information, please call, Emma Hopper at 989-7434 or 520-0056.

Barbeque Festival Vendor Applications

The 42nd Annual Chester County Barbeque Festival committee is now accepting vendor applications for Chester County residents and businesses only at this time. The dates of the festival are September 27 and 28. Please call 989-5222 to request an application. 

Start Registration

Chester County Head Start is a preschool program for low income children ages three- to four-years old. Services offered include breakfast, lunch, special needs assistance and more. Hours are Monday-Friday from 7:30-1:30 p.m. To enroll, parents will need proof of income, child’s immunizations, birth certificate and insurance information. Call 989-5192 or visit swhrahs.org.

Library Book Sale Aug. 5

The Friends of the Chester County Library will hold a used book sale beginning Monday, Aug. 5.  Hardback books will be 50 cents, paperbacks are 25 cents or you may fill up a bag for $3.  Videos/DVDs/Audio books are $1 each and not included in the bag sale.

Chester County Historical Society Aug. 5

The Chester County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Senior Center. Speaker will be John Talbot. Come and bring a friend.

Oliver! Auditions Aug. 12 & 13

The Jackson’s Children’s and Teen Theatre announces auditions for Lionel Bart’s Oliver! Auditions will be at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 12 & 13 at the Ned R. McWherter Cultural Art Center, 314 E. Main St. in Jackson. Be prepared to sing 24 measures of a Broadway show tune of your choice. Please bring a CD or sheet music. No acapella please. For more information call 731-425-8397.

Ballet Arts Auditions Aug. 24

Ballet Arts, Inc. will hold their annual auditions for Company membership on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 188 Commerce Center Circle. A non-refundable audition fee of $25 is due at the time of auditions. Birth certificates must be presented at time of auditions for all new applicants. This is the only date for auditions. Registration for all dancers begins at 8:30 a.m. Apprentice Membership auditions are 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Junior and Senior Performing Membership auditions are 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. An informational meeting for parents and dancers will be held at 11 a.m. An apprentice member must be 10 years old, have at least two years of formal ballet training and be dancing at an upper beginner level or intermediate level. A performing member must be at least 13 years old and dancing at an intermediate to advanced level. For more information please contact the studio, 731-668-7353 or the website www.balletartsjackson.org.

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