Davidson holding community picnic and back to school celebration Sept. 12

UPPER DARBY, Aug. 20 – State Rep. Margo Davidson, D-Delaware, is inviting residents of all ages from across the 164th Legislative District to the fifth annual community picnic and back to school celebration, which will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Second Ward Playground, 747 Crosley Ave., Upper Darby.  

"We'll have free barbecue and drinks, family games, entertainment, state resources and information for students and families," Davidson said.

The event will include a book bag giveaway for students, but pre-registration is required for the book bags and is first-come, first-served. To pre-register, call 610-259-7016, email arice@pahouse.net or stop by Davidson's office in the Barclay Square Shopping Center, 1500 Garrett Road, Upper Darby.

Also, for the second year in a row, the picnic will kick off with a parade that will begin at 2 p.m. on Union Avenue in Yeadon, and run through Lansdowne, East Lansdowne and end at the Second Ward Playground in Upper Darby.