Upcoming Lansdowne Happenings
- Celebration Theater presents Five-Minute Follies:
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue
Description: Host Michael Broussard presents Five-Minute Follies -- an evening of vintage variety-style entertainment on the stage of the Twentieth Century Club. This 18-and-over performance features the talents of Fatima Bassmah (belly dancing), Sarah Maccarelli Jordan (hoop dancing), Craig Liggeons (comedy), The Ruddy Jacks (pirate balladeers), Sam Sandler (magic), Sidetracked (Vaudeville-Style Storytelling), and Tap-N-Burn Fitness (tap dance). Tickets are $15 advance purchase/$18 at the door. Buy online.
- Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra presents LaTraviata:
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Time: 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne, Greenwood and Lansdowne Avenues
Description: Conductor Martin Knoblauch leads the Lansdowne Symphony during this afternoon of opera and more at the First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne, 140 N. Lansdowne Avenue. Tickets are $30 in advance; $35 at the door. A dessert reception and silent auction takes place at 1:30 pm with the concert beginning at 3:00 pm. Proceeds benefit the LSO. Contact Mary Kay Bowden at 610-626-1248 for more information.
Help the Lansdowne Farmers Market Community Youth Garden!
The Lansdowne Farmers Market’s Community Youth Garden has launched an online fundraising campaign to raise money for the upcoming season. The campaign seeks to raise $2,500, so please contribute and share with all of your friends and neighbors. Support our aspiring farmers, and help to bring more fresh, local vegetables to our farmers market!
Retail Opportunities in Lansdowne
Interested in locating your business in Lansdowne’s Central Business District? Take a look at the listing of currently available retail properties here. Or download the LEDC’s recently-published Retail Opportunities Guide, a 16-page booklet outlining the many reasons why becoming a part of the Lansdowne business community is a smart decision.
Purpose of the LEDC
The Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation, (LEDC), is a not-for-profit corporation operating under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Code that has served the Borough of Lansdowne since 1998. The LEDC was created to improve the vitality of the Lansdowne Central Business District, (CBD), and has led the effort to help strengthen existing Lansdowne businesses and to attract a strategic mix of new businesses to Lansdowne.
The mission of the LEDC is to support, encourage, and promote sustainable economic growth in the Borough of Lansdowne through focused community and economic development activities.
The LEDC envisions Lansdowne as a regional destination with a historic, walk-able downtown, a thriving mix of businesses, and a vibrant arts and culture community.