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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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2016 Trash and Recycling Information
Trash and recycling information for 2016 is now online.

UPCOMING EVENTS

InsideOut Exhibit – through July 15
Grab your friends and family, and explore! The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s InsideOut program brings high-quality replicas of Museum masterpieces into communities around the region. On display through July 15, the Lansdowne installation features 12 pieces of art within a short distance of each other. Walk or bike your way through each exciting outdoor exhibition. See more about events celebrating the arts and InsideOut.

Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K – Monday, May 30
The tenth annual Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K starts at 7:45 am in front of Veterans Mini Park and the Lansdowne Theater on North Lansdowne Avenue. Pre-register before May 2 for early t-shirt pickup and reduced entry fees. Groups of 20 or more who wish to register by May 2 are eligible for special team colored shirts. See complete details and register online.

Lansdowne Baptist Church Pancake Breakfast – Monday, May 30
Lansdowne Baptist Church hosts its annual all-you-can eat Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast on Monday, May 30, from 9:30 am to noon. Admission is $7 per person; $5 for children 12 & younger. This breakfast is for a good cause (beyond filling your empty self with delicious pancakes) as the proceeds support of the Aaron Royal Scholarship Fund, which provides college scholarship funds for two deserving local high school students.

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, June 2
Lansdowne Folk Club presents Jay Ungar and Molly Mason on Thursday, June 2. Held at Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. Doors open at 7:00 pm, show begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $17 with advance reservation and $20 without an advance reservation. Free on-street parking. For advance tickets, reservations or information call (484) 466-6213, visit website www.folkclub.org, or email at lfolkclub@gmail.com.

Lansdowne Friends School May June Fair – Saturday, June 4
Rescheduled to June 4 due to weather! The Lansdowne Friends School hosts this fun-filled community event from 11 am to 4 pm featuring food, games, activities and more! Funds raised benefit Lansdowne Friends School to provide quality educational opportunities to its diverse student body. For more info visit lansdownefriendsschool.org

InsideOut Poetry Walk – Sunday, June 12
Take a poetry-themed tour of eight paintings from the InsideOut exhibit on Sunday, June 12. Leonard Gontarek, a Philadelphia Poet Laureate finalist and author of six books of poems, will lead a pack of poets as they read selections related to each piece of art. The tour starts at 2:00 pm at the Twentieth Century Club (84 S. Lansdowne) and visits seven other locations before ending at Sycamore Park (LaCrosse and Wycombe). Free parking is available at both the Lansdowne Avenue and Highland Avenue parking lots, as well as the SEPTA lot.

Lansdowne Art Exhibition Opening Reception – Saturday, June 25
The Lansdowne Arts Board is pleased to present Beyond Cold Polished Stones (an exhibition of artists with ties to Lansdowne, homegrown, transplanted, and other; curated by Lansdowne native Anthony Campuzano aka TC). The exhibit, to be held at the 20*20 House (20 Lansdowne Court), will be open Saturdays and Sundays, June 18 through July 30, noon – 4 pm. An artists’ reception, open to the public, takes place on Saturday, June 25, from 6 – 8 pm.

About Lansdowne
Lansdowne Borough is a first-generation suburb situated in Delaware County, PA just six miles west of downtown Philadelphia and six miles east of Media, the county seat. Lansdowne’s 10,500 residents are active volunteers in their 1.2 square mile community. more

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for Seniors
The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded. The maximum standard rebate is $650, but supplemental rebates for qualifying homeowners can boost rebates to $975. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program is one of five programs supported by the Pennsylvania Lottery. Since the program’s 1971 inception, older adults and adults with disabilities have received $4.8 billion in of property tax and rent rebates. The rebate program also receives funding from slots gaming. Property Tax/Rent Rebate application forms and assistance are available at no cost from Department of Revenue district offices, local Area Agencies on Aging, senior centers and state legislators’ offices. See a full explanation of the program here or check on the status of your rebate.

Seniors Sought for Philabundance Food Program
Philabundance distributes food boxes for low-income seniors who qualify. For more information, call the Philabundance Food Help Line at 800-319-Food-3663 or visit the program website.

Dog licenses are available at the Treasurer’s office at the County Government Center in Media, or applications can be filled out and downloaded from the County website and mailed in with the fee; the license will be returned via mail. More information. For more information on pets and lost animals look here.

Find a Stray? Call Delaware County Animal Control
Lansdowne Borough requests that residents finding a stray or lost dog or cat please call Delaware County Animal Control at 610-522-1113. The Lansdowne Police Department will be enforcing the State Dog Law and local ordinance pertaining to dog violations. Although warnings will be issued for a first offense, citations may be issued to repeat offenders. more

Free Smoke Alarms – The Lansdowne Fire Company has free smoke alarms. To inquire email the Lansdowne Fire Company jgould@lansdownefire.com or chief19@lansdownefire.com. Smoke alarms should be replaced every ten years, batteries twice per year. Smoke alarms should be located on each level of a home, as well as in each bed room.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Home Weatherization Program
This program is free to qualified residents and will lower your energy bills by an estimated 20-30%!! Qualified Delaware County Renters and Homeowners applicants may receive the following FREE services: Home Energy Audit – Attic Insulation – Diagnostic Air Flow Testing – Heater Inspection, Service, Repair and Replacement – Weather Stripping and Caulking – Window & Door Repair or Replacement – Refrigerator Evaluation – Energy Conservation Education

For complete information about the program, click here.

Lansdowne Allied Youth Council
Grant money may be available from the Lansdowne Allied Youth Council for worthwhile cultural, civic, service, athletic, or social projects. Inquire by mail at LAYC, P.O. Box 311, Lansdowne 19050, or by email to Grants Chairman Van Bond, vanbond@bellatlantic.net. The LAYC has served Lansdowne proudly since 1944. more

pwPenn Wood Patriots Athletics

Follow all of Lansdowne’s hometown high school teams – check the Penn Wood High School athletic schedule and show your support!

Bulk Trash Pickup
Guidelines for pickup of large items and the Bulk Trash Pickup Request form. more

Yard Waste Program
Due to popular demand, more dates have been added for pick-up. more

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