OCTOBER 2018

NEWS

Holiday Office Closure - Borough offices will be closed on Monday, October 8 in observance of Columbus Day. (There is no change in the trash/recycling schedule)

Leaf Collection 2018: Public Works will begin collecting leaves on Monday, October 22. (click here to view schedule/guidelines)

The Historic Commission will be conducting FREE tours of the Log House on Sunday, October 7 from 1pm - 4pm. Stop in and learn all about this little gem of Downingtown history.

The Parks & Rec Commission is hard at work on the Halloween Boo Bash in Kerr Park, scheduled for Saturday, October 27, from 4pm - 9pm. Festivities include spooky stories in the log cabin, a costume and pumpkin carving contest, food and merchandise vendors, and a Halloween themed double feature!  (more info)

The Downingtown Fire Department will be hosting their annual Fire Prevention Open House, on Wednesday, October 10, from 6:30 to 9:00 PM. This Open House will take place at both stations - Alert Fire Co. No. 1 on W. Pennsylvania Ave. and Minquas Fire Co. No. 2 on Wallace Ave. (view flyer)

Downingtown Library: Friends of the Library will be holding their Fall Book Sale on October 5 through October 7. (more info) And mark your calendars ... the 1st Annual Brew Down will be held on Saturday, October 27. Proceeds benefit the Library. (more info)

Operation Military Christmas Care Package: Support the troops by donating care package items! The Borough is one of several drop-off points for this annual program that supports our troops overseas. More information can be found on the flyer. Deadline to donate is October 29. (view flyer)

RX Drug Take Back Event: Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Borough Hall Annex Building. Expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs will be accepted.   (The DEA cannot accept liquids, or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. For more information, call 610-269-0344, ext. 200 or email info@downingtown.org

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

Friday-Sunday, October 5 - 7 : Downingtown Library Fall Book Sale

Saturday, October 6: Milltown Garden Event

Sunday, October 7: Log House open for FREE TOURS

Wednesday, October 10: Annual DFD Fire Prevention Open House

Sunday, October 14: DVOCC Car Show at Kerr Park

Sunday, October 14: East Branch Brewing Anniversary

Sunday, October 14: CROP Hunger Walk

Saturday, October 20: 21CCCS CyberStrong Run/Walk

Saturday, October 27: D-Town Brew Down

Saturday, October 27: Boo Bash

Saturday, October 27: RX Drug Take Back Event

Wednesday, October 31: Trick or Treat, 6pm-8pm

Borough Council Update

The next Borough Council meeting is scheduled for
Wednesday, October 3, at 7:00pm. Click here to view agenda and prior meeting minutes.


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Borough of Downingtown
4 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
www.downingtown.org
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