MAY 2018


Holiday Office Closure - Borough offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28.

Log House Tours - The Historic Commission will be conducting FREE tours of the Log House on Sunday, May 6 from 1pm - 4pm. Stop in and learn all about this little gem of Downingtown history.

The Parks & Rec Commission are looking for volunteers to participate in a park clean-up at Marinelli Park on Saturday, May 5. If you'd like to participate, please contact them at

Red Cross Blood Drive - Help save lives by signing up to donate blood at the May 7 blood drive. The drive will be held in the Borough Annex Building from 2pm - 7pm. Visit the Red Cross website (click here) and enter sponsor code "Downingtown Borough" to reserve your spot.

Nite at the Races - Tickets are still available for this year's Nite at the Races, presented by The Good Neighbor Christmas Committee. The event will be held on May 19. Have a fun night out while helping raise money for additions to the new Christmas Tree! For more information, please visit their website at


Recyclables should never be put in plastic bags. Plastic bags are not recyclable in curbside programs. They jam the source separating equipment at recycling facilities. For more information, please take a moment to read the latest press release from the Chester County Solid Waste Authority regarding recycling guidelines. (click here)

Parks & Rec Commission have completed the installation of baskets for the new Disc Golf Course at Kerr Park! They are working on adding signage and tee pads. Click here if you'd like to support their efforts with a donation!

More Upcoming Events (The full list can be found on the EVENTS page of our website here.)

Monday, May 7

Friday, May 18

  • DYW Poker Night at St. Anthony's Lodge. Benefits D-town Young Whippets. (more info)

Saturday, May 19

  • CyberStrong 5k Run/Walk - Presented by 21st Century Cyber Charter School (more info)

Saturday, May 19

  • Station Taproom/Bottle Room Anniversary Party (more info)

Saturday/Sunday, May 26-27

Sunday, May 27

  • Memorial Day Services at Marinelli Park, 12 noon.

Monday, May 28

  • Memorial Day Parade & Services at the Veterans' Memorial, 10am (for questions or more info, email:

Downingtown Farmers Market - Every Saturday at Kerr Park beginning May 5! For more info, visit:

Borough Council News

Council News

  • The next Borough Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 2 at 7pm. Click here to view the meeting agenda.

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Borough of Downingtown
4 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335