Thursday, February 21, 2013

UESeNews Listserv #38 Community News Feb 21, 2013

Table of Contents:
+Annual UHS Used Book Sale: Sale this weekend!
+KAU Baseball, Softball Evaluations Scheduled
+Lego Robotics for grades 3 to 7
+KAU Challenger Team needs players
+Unionville High School Youth Softball Clinic
+Save the Date: Chadds Ford Art Sale and Show
+URA Girl's Lacrosse Registration Open
+United Way Family Pasta Dinner needs volunteers

*****Message 1 of 8
Sale Hours:

Friday, February 22, 5-9 pm
Saturday, February 23, 9 am - 2:30 pm
$8 Bag Sale: Saturday, February 23, 3 - 5 pm

We have 80,000 volumes in 45 different genres displayed in an easy-to-shop
manner. Most books are priced between 25¢ and $2.00. Check out our huge
kids book section - everything from picture books to popular chapter book
series and young adult bestsellers! We also have a section of very special
antique and collectible books!

New this year: Meet the Authors
Saturday, 11 am – 1 pm
Meet local author, James Kimmel, Jr. who will be signing his book, The
Trial of Fallen Angels.
Saturday, 10 - 11:30 am
Meet Unionville's own student author, Jacqueline Viens, author of Susie
and Penny. Jacqueline will be signing books, reading and doing crafts with

The UHS Used Book Sale is the largest fundraiser for the high school and
supports many programs and purchases that benefit the entire high school
population. Please come out and support this event!

*****Message 2 of 8
KAU Baseball, Softball Evaluations Scheduled
Evaluations for the 2013 KAU baseball and softball programs will be held
Sat., Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kennett Area Senior High
School, 100 E. South St. Boys and girls wishing to participate for the
2013 season should make every effort to pre-register at prior to the evaluations. However, they may register
the day of the evaluations. All players should bring their own equipment
and wear sneakers, not baseball cleats.
The evaluation schedule for baseball is:
9 to 10 a.m. ages 7 and 8

10 to 11 a.m. age 9
11 to 11:45 a.m. age 10
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. age 11
12:30 to 1:15 p.m. age 12, and any 13-year-olds who have registered for
the Intermediate Division.

Softball will hold evaluation for girls ages 7 to 12 only from 1:15 until
2:00 p.m.
If any boy or girl is involved in a local recreational basketball league
and has a game scheduled for the same time as his or her evaluation,
please report as closely as possible to the age group's evaluation time.
Questions may be emailed to

*****Message 3 of 8
Attention 3rd through 7th Grade Students

Interested in Robotics? Enjoy problem solving, teamwork and creativity?
Like to do research projects? Then the FIRST Lego League Robotics program
may be for you!
Come to an information session an on Wednesday, February 27th at 7:00 pm
in the Hillendale Elementary School, LGI room.

Check out for more information

Parents please come as well, teams need volunteer coaches to make this
program successful

*****Message 4 of 8
KAU Challenger Team needs players!
KAU Little League will sponsor a Challenger League Team again for the 2013
season. The Challenger League is open to boys and girls with physical and
mental challenges, ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high

The KAU team plays an 8- or 9-game schedule against other Challenger teams
from the area. All home games are played Sundays at 1 p.m. at the Stoney
Marston Complex off Route 82 in Kennett Square. Teams can include as many
as 15 to 20 players. Challenger games can be played as t-ball games, coach
pitch, player pitch, or a combination of the three depending on the
ability of the players. The Challenger Division encourages the use of
"buddies" for the Challenger players. The buddies assist the Challenger
players on the field, but whenever possible, encourage the players to bat
and make plays themselves. However, the buddy is always nearby to help
when needed.

For more information on the KAU team, please e-mail

*****Message 5 of 8
Unionville High School
Youth Softball Clinic
Saturday, March 9th
1 to 3pm
Unionville High School Gym

PRE-REGISTRATION FEE: $40 (registration below)/AT THE DOOR: $45
Chester, PA 19382
Registration forms can be found on
Questions: contact Sarah Mims

*****Message 6 of 8
Save the Date - 64th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show on March 15-16,

Please mark you calendars for CFE's largest fundraiser on March 15-16,
2013. This popular art show raises significant money for enrichment
programs and supplies for CFE students each year. This year's featured
artist is Stephen Brehm, and the donating artist is Madeleine Kelly. We
also welcome special guest John Gallagher, a cartoonist, self-publisher,
award-winning designer and Comi-Con exhibitor. Gallagher will create
unique, personalized cartoon works for purchase that are a perfect gift
for kids or the young at heart. Gallagher has written and illustrated his
online and printed graphic novel series "Buzzboy" since 1998, and has
worked in graphic design, interactive media, and comics book creation
studio since 1990. His latest endeavor, "Zoey & Ketchup," co-written with
his daughter, Katie, was released this past September.

Find us on Facebook! "Like" the art show on Facebook today by going to Please share this link with your
friends & family.

More details on how you can support the art show will be coming soon.
Please contact chairs Luci McClure or Andrea
Pandolfi with any questions.

*****Message 7 of 8
URA Girls Lacrosse Registration is OPEN!

URA Girl's Lacrosse Program is for girls in the 1st through the 8th grade.
Our program will run from the end of March through the end of May. Our
objective is to teach the skills and fundamentals of the game such that
everyone will be able to appreciate, understand and enjoy the game. This
is a recreational program and therefore there are no tryouts. Everyone

Registration is open now for the URA Girls Lacrosse Program Spring Season
2013 by

*****Message 8 of 8
Want to help our community?! Volunteer for the UCFSD / United Way of
Southern Chester County FAMILY PASTA DINNER!
Every year the UCF district hosts this amazing event which brings the
community together to help our neediest neighbors.
Last year we raised over $13,000 and the UWSCC helped over 13,000 ( 1 in 7
) of our neighbors! The event will be held at UHS
on April 20, from 5-9. If you'd like to be involved with the planning
committee, please contact Catherine Britt at,
484-432-1179. Any amount of time you can spend would be welcome!

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