Last Chance: Easter Brunch, Easter Egg Hunt, Chess Camp, Brit Rock Show

Find out about upcoming deadlines in the Marple Newtown Patch community from April 2-8.

We've seen hundreds of events come and go in the community, but how often does one pass you by that you wish you hadn't missed out on? That's where we come in. Each week Marple Newtown Patch will post a quick reminder about the events, activities or important tasks whose deadlines have come.

When: Monday, April 2, at 9 a.m.

What: Campers (ages 6-14) will be divided into groups based on skill level, so anyone from a total beginner to an experienced player is welcome. Silver Knights Chess coaches are highly-rated professional chess instructors, including a two-time U.S. Open champion and the current state champion of Pennsylvania. Call the recreation office at 610-353-2326 for any late registers and any available openings.


Cost: $140


When: Wednesday, April 4; Friday, April 6; Saturday, April 7, at 8 p.m.

What: Enjoy the last week of this British rock 'n roll show at Delaware County Community College and relive the 1960s of British rock in the U.S.A. With a 13-piece band, narration, actors, and on-stage dance, hear all your favorite songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Who and more.


Cost: $20


When: Saturday, April 7, at 12 p.m.

What: Get there early and pick your spot at the annual  Saturday at noon. The Easter Egg Hunt is rain or shine. The event is open to children ages 2-12 from Marple and Newtown townships. The event will include a decorated egg contest with prizes awarded for best hand painted, most comical, most original and fanciest egg. The decorated eggs should be delivered for judging at noon. Children are asked to bring their own baskets or bags for the eggs.

Where: The old RETS School property on Malin Road and West Chester Pike in Broomall.

Cost: Free



When: Sunday, April 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

What: Make reservations now for Sunday brunch at the Newtown Grill to meet the Easter Bunny. From pancakes and sausages to a carving station with roast beef, leg of lamb and carver’s ham, the whole family will be stuffed from the brunch buffet. 


Cost: Adults, $24.95; kids from ages 4-12, $13.95; kids under 4, no charge



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