Discover Lansdowne

February 18, 2016 | Newsletter #101 | visit the LEDC online at
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New LEDC Website!
The LEDC is proud to announce the launch of our new website. In addition to being more colorful and energetic, the new site includes information about events, activities for visitors, info for new residents, how to start a business, an existing downtown business list and much more. Take a moment to check it out. We'd love your feedback.

Farmers Market Saturday
This month's Winter Market takes place this Saturday from 9 am to 11 am in the 30 N. Lansdowne Avenue location. Here's who we know will be there as of this newsletter's writing:

  • Bonnie's Wondergardens: Fresh tulips, daffodils, iris and pussy willows
  • John's Mini Treats
  • Chillings and Chocolate: Homemade chocolates and hot chocolate
  • My House Cookies: pies, quiches, cookies, scones
  • Freeland Market: Meats
  • Neil's Sharpening Service
  • Kia's Cakes: Cake slices, cupcakes, vegan cookies and parfaits
  • Livengood Family Farm
  • Creative Shepherd Farm: Lots of eggs; coffee, cheese, salsa, jam
  • Amazing Acres Goat Dairy: Sea Smoke, Baby Bloomer and Chipotle Chèvre goat cheeses, plus other varieties. Buy any two cheeses, get a third one free!

Diversity Project Poetry Slam
The PA Diversity Project (formerly the Lansdowne chapter of No Place for Hate) presents a Poetry Slam and open mic session from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Art Space Lansdowne, 25 S. Lansdowne Avenue. Individuals age 13 and up are invited to participate. Admission is free to attend or participate; donations are greatly appreciated. For additional information, please email or call 484-808-5646.

John Gorka at Lansdowne Folk Club
New Jersey-raised and world-renowned singer-songwriter John Gorka returns to the Twentieth Century Club next Thursday, February 25, for a 7:30 pm performance. Tickets are $20 when purchased in advance or $23 at the door. For more information about upcoming shows please visit

In addition to the wonderful goings-on listed in the column at left, don't miss these upcoming events:

Book Signing with Crystal J. Lucky
Saturday, March 5, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sword of the Spirit Church
71 S. Union Avenue

Union AA's Designer Bag Bingo
Friday, April 15, 7:00 pm; $30-$35
St. Philomena Church Marian Hall
Order online or call 610-733-4863.

Lansdowne Farmers Market Opening Day
Saturday, May 28, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
30 N. Lansdowne Avenue

The Tenth Annual Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K
Monday, May 30, 7:45 am start
Register online

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