(Note, events in Bold, Italic below are organized by STC. The others are organized by community orgs.)
Sun. 3/26 - Swarthmore College: 3:00 pm. Blue Heron Vocal Ensemble, visiting from Boston, presents “Last Works and Legacies,” the last installment in the ensemble’s “Ockeghem@600” effort to perform the complete works of one of the greatest, yet seldom-performed, European composers of the 15th century, Johannes Ockeghem. Lang Concert Hall, Lang Music building, 500 College Avenue.
Sat. 4/1 – Spring Egg Hunt (Little Crum Creek Park, hosted by Lions Club)
Sat. 4/1 to Sun. 4/9 – WSSD spring break week
Sun. 4/23 – STC's Spring Beautification & Cleanup Day, time TBD. Join volunteers to spruce up the downtown
Fri. 4/28 – Swarthmore's Always Rockin' Food Truckathon, 5:00 – 9:00 pm. 20 vendors, outdoor dining & live music, featuring the Dan & Dan Band
Sun. 5/7 - Spring Makers Market, 50 arts/craft vendors, food trucks & live music
Fri. 5/12 – Spring on Tap: SRS Home & School fundraiser at Ship Bottom Blendery
Sat. 5/13 – Swarthmore Farmers Market Opening Day
Sat. 5/20 – STC's Swattie Send Off, 5:00-9:00 pm. Outdoor dining, food trucks, 2 live Reggae bands on Park Avenue - all before Swarthmore College graduation fireworks at 9:15 pm
Sat. 5/20 – Swarthmore College fireworks 9:15 pm
Sun. 5/21 – Swarthmore College commencement
5/26 to 5/28 – Swarthmore College Alumni Weekend
Fri. 6/2 - Swing for the Fences 5K, supports Nether Swarthmore Baseball & Softball
Thurs. 6/15 – Nights in the Ville: "Ice Cream Social", 5:00-9:00 pm. Outdoor dining, restaurant specials, food trucks & music on Park Avenue
Fri. 6/16 – Last day of school for WSSD students
Fri. 6/30 – Lions Club Independence Eve 8k Run/Walk
Tues. 7/4 – 4th of July Parade & Citizen of the Year Awards (Lions Club) & Bike Races (SRA)
Thurs. 8/24 – Nights in the Ville: "Dog Days of Summer", 5:00-9:00 pm. Outdoor dining, restaurant specials, live music on Park Avenue
Mon. 8/28 – First day of school WSSD
Tues. 8/29 – Move-in day for College students
Fri. 9/22 – Swarthmore's Always Rockin' Food Truckathon, 5:00 – 9:00 pm. 20 vendors, outdoor dining & live music.
Sat. 9/23 - Fine Arts Festival, hosted by Wallingford Community Arts Center
Thurs. 10/12 – Nights in the Ville: 5:00-9:00 pm. Outdoor dining, restaurant specials, a special Swarthmore "Style Showcase" & music through the decades on Park Avenue
Sun. 10/22 – STC Corn Hole Tournament, 64 teams vie to win local bragging rights (date subject to change based on Eagles' schedule)
Fri. 10/27 to Sat. 10/28 – College Garnet Weekend
Sat. 10/28 – Halloween Parade (Lions Club)
Sun. 11/5 – Swarthmore Makers Market, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. 90 arts/craft vendors, food trucks & live music.
Sat. 11/18 – Last Farmers Market of the season
Sat. 11/25 – Small Business Saturday - SHOP LOCAL! Holiday shopping & support for local merchants.
Sat. 12/2 – Home for the Holidays & Reindeer Dash 1-mile run
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