We run a FreeStore on State Street. All items in the store are free. You are welcome to come and take whatever you might use. In this way we keep things out of landfills, support a reuse ethic, and help meet each others needs without the use of money through a gift economy.
A volunteer-led initiative of Transition Town Media that strives to create a community-wide circle of giving to encourage people to volunteer their talents and receive, in return, help with their unmet needs.
On Monday, July 16, join TTM members for some batch cooking! It’s first-come-first-cook for five participants eager to chop, blend and fire-up some healthy Middle Eastern cuisine to take home and serve. We will gather around 4pm in the shiny new kit ... read more →
Join us for our 5th monthly potluck event, Monday, June 18th, 6-9pm! It’s a no-agenda, simply fun (seriously!), meet the neighbors, hang out with friends, eat, drink and be social event. Come for the potluck at 6pm. The rest of the evening is u ... read more →
From Colonialization to Community Potluck Gathering
Next in our series of potluck gatherings, on Monday, May 21st from 6–9PM, is From Colonialization to Community. We will be exploring how the culture of colonialism has shaped our worldview and our relationships with people and the planet.
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The second in our monthly potluck series, Think Global, Act Local, Be Happy, was a fascinating look at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how they align with a world we’d all like to see – where every single person is wa ... read more →
Think Global, Act Local, Be Happy Potluck Gathering
Ready for our SECOND monthly potluck? We were very pleased by the positive response to the first one, Hope in Action. Our guests, Ellen Morfei, Eve Miari, and Kristin Seale, lit the room on fire and generated quite a deep and lively discussion!
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Our New Monthly Potlucks Start on February 19th with Hope in Action!
Our Annual Planning session in January was a big success! As usual, lots of ideas surfaced and lots of discussion ensued but a few ideas really grew legs. One of them was that we wanted to start having monthly events again and that they should, whene ... read more →
On Monday, July 16, join TTM members for some batch cooking! It’s first-come-first-cook for five participants eager to chop, blend and fire-up some healthy Middle Eastern cuisine to take home and serve. We will gather around 4pm in[...]
Join us for an evening of deep discussion with world traveling monk and eco-farm projects pioneer Devamrita Swami as he takes us into the inner world of consciousness and challenges us to consider our options[...]
Broken Pieces is back! Register now for Children’s Painting with Misty Sol and Devon Walls on Friday, July 20, 11am-1pm. This free workshop is part of Broken Pieces, an arts therapy program for the Chester[...]
Brothers Restaurant and MJ Freed Performing Arts Theater are kicking off the summer with a series of free workshops geared towards children ages 5-14. Check out the events calendar and reserve your child’s seat at[...]
Make your family history Chester history! Register for Camp LegaCy: Making My Museum, a three-day Humanities Summer Camp, to explore Chester history, research family treasures, and create a display for a Chester Made Museum. Local[...]
E-Waste: Recycle almost anything with a plug for free! *Old-style TV’s and CRT monitors do require a $30 disposal fee. Shredding: documents with sensitive information that need to be shredded in a safe, secure, and[...]
For the second performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Mutlu! A Philadelphia native and first-generation American of Turkish descent, Mutlu has built a substantial[...]