Firebird Theatre Presents: Pirates Past Noon Kids

Firebird Theatre is getting ready to perform their next big summer show, and all are invited! The show premieres on Thursday, August 2nd at 7pm, with a second show on Friday, August 3rd at 11am. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online at the Colonial theatre's website.

Meet The New Executive Director of The Colonial Theatre

The Historic Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville announced its new Executive Director, and they’re excited to take up their new role. This spot is brought to you by Premier Payroll Services Mary Foote announced in February that she would be stepping down as the executive director of the Non-Profit Theatre on after 20 years of dedicated service. After a vigorous process to find someone who can lead the Colonial as a multi-theatre arts center, Kenneth L. Metzner emerged as the clear choice. Metzner studied international relations, law and languages at Georgetown University, the London School of Economics and the University of Virginia. He then spent time as a New York city Lawyer, and eventually

Spotlight: Neydary Zambrano

Neydary Zambrano, President of Magic Memories Child Development Center, discusses growing up in Venezuela, life in America, and her journey through childcare.

Firebird Theatre Presents: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

I hope you’re ready for a show, cause this local theatre is ready to perform! Founded in 2010, Firebird Theatre is a non-profit dedicated to showcasing the talents of young performers, from ages ranging from elementary school to college. They perform a slew of shows during the summer months, and they have already done productions of Winnie the Pooh and The Addams Family. The current show is Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, a classic tale about a girl named Belle and her relationship with a cursed man and his enchanted servants. The showtimes are: Friday, August 27: 7- 10pm Saturday, August 28: 1pm - 4-m & 7pm - 10pm The choreographer of the show Caitlyn Colgan is happy to see so many kids

The Springer Studio Presents "Les Misérables"

A local theatre camp is getting ready to perform their next show of the season, and they can’t wait to show off their talents. This spot is brought to you by… The Springer Studio, and reminder that their summer theatre camps are the middle of the season and ready for their next performance. With the performances of “Marry Poppins Jr” behind them, the Springer studio is proud to present the next show in their summer series, “les Miserables”. Director Mary Jo Springer returns to direct, and the cast, which is comprised of mainly high school students, are excited to show what they have been working hard to produce. The show is also special, because it’s being co-directed and choreographed by ri

Tune In With Chris Holt - Ep. 1

Tune In with Chris Holt is a new, original content show from Voxipop. In this episode local musician, Chris Holt, sits down with Cliff Hillis to talk all things music! Cliff Hillis: www.cliffhillis.com To see when Chris Holt is playing live around town like his facebook page at www.facebook.com/HoltEntertainment #TuneIn

Latino Day 2018

Want to enjoy a fiesta for a special occasion? See what’s going on this weekend. The Latino/Hispanic Festival returns for its 7th year this weekend, July 21st, and the community is brimming with excitement. Hosted by The Alianzas De Phoenixville, the event is one of the largest in the area that celebrates Latino and Hispanic heritage. Festivities are slated to run from 1-5 PM and will be held at Reeves Park. Food trucks and other vendors will be at the park with various food options, including Hispanic favorites from all over the world. While Hispanic food is great, it wouldn’t be a Latino Festival without entertainment, so be ready for dancing, music, and a slew of other activities for the

PAPA: Camp S.A.F.E.

The Manavon Elementary School and Early Learning Center is home to numerous summer activities, and one in particular aims to keep kids S.A.F.E. Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives, or PAPA, uses the school to host their summer day camp, a six-week program called S.A.F.E, Summer Activities For Enrichment. The name speaks for itself, allowing children grades 1 through 5 to be active for the same amount of time as a regular school day. Camp Director, Taylor Geiser enjoys working with the children and talks about the various ways to keep them engaged. Potential counselors and parents whose children might be interested in going to Camp S.A.F.E next summer can email papa19460@gmail.com for mor

The Blob Trivia

It’s July, so that means it’s time for Blobfest, Phoenixville’s annual celebration of the 1958 cult classic. To help you get ready for all things blob, we compiled some trivia about the movie, facts that will surely make you go “hmmm?” The film was originally titled as “the Glob” but was changed when it was discovered that Cartoonist Walt Kelly had already used the title. As the Blob claims its victims, it turns red. The look and feel of the blob was created with a mixture of silicone and red dye. The “Blob” has never dried out and is still kept in its original five-gallon bucket. It’s owned by Phoenixville resident and movie memorabilia enthusiast Wes Shank. Steve McQueen, the lead actor, w

Cirque du Soleil Is In Town!

As many of you probably know by now Cirque du Soleil is in town! This spot is brought to you by Premier Payroll Services. Cirque du Soleil raised its very own tent village in Oaks, adjacent to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, where its latest production VOLTA will be taking place. The name VOLTA refers to a sudden about-face, a change in emotion or idea often used in poetry. It also speaks to the jolt of energy delivered through the show. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. VOLTA will be showing July 12 through August 5th. This is sure to be an ev

Phoenixville Fire Department Fundraiser

There’s a special event happening at Petrucci’s in Phoenixville, and it’s supporting a great cause! The Phoenixville Fire Department is having a fundraiser on the 12th, from 6-9pm. Petrucci’s will donate 20% of the sales made during that time. At the fundraiser, you can meet your local firefighters and get valuable safety information. Kids can even sit in the truck and get a fire hat with an activity book! Come buy a sweet summer treat and support the Phoenixville Fire Department!

Taste and See Tour Through Bridge Street

A tour group is offering a chance to experience the best of Downtown Phoenixville, and you’re invited! Taste and See Tour is offering a tour of historic downtown Phoenxville. The tour last four three hours and is a leisurely walking visit of Bridge street that includes stops at 10 businesses in the area. Tours run from now until Septmeber. The next tour is on Sunday, July 15th, from 12:45 to 4:00 PM. Limited tickets remain, so get yours now! Parking can be found at the Phoenixville Foundry, and is available from 12:45pm to 4:30pm. The Foundry is also the site of where the tour will begin, at 12:45pm. Tickets are $45, and can be purchased online at tasteandseetour.com, where more informatio

Kiwanis Saturday Mornings

Kiwanis Club Saturday Mornings are a great way to kick off a weekend. The remaining performances are as follows: 7/14 Brian Hardesty 7/21 Tom McDonnell 7/28 Elmwood Park Zoo 8/4 Cold Blooded Ideas 8/11 Mr. David Perry 8/18 Satori Dojo Phoenixville 8/25 Kiwanis Halloween Carnival Preview

Community Connections

A new program has recently started up in the Phoenixville area, and it aims to help those in need. This spot is brought to you by Community connections, a program designed to help older adults. A free service, Community Connections strives to help older individuals age in place, and safely remain in their home. While the program is free, its available to only individuals who reside in Chester County and some bordering townships in Montgomery County. With Community connections, a caring and dedicated staff member can help you apply for public benefits such as food stamps, disability, and Medicaid. Our trusted care member can also help to see if you are eligible for meals on wheels, publ

Summer Performance Camps From The Springer Studio

The Springer Studio is hosting a summer camp for students of all ages this summer. The Camp has been in session for some time now, and the students are ready to showcase their talents to audiences. Mary Poppins Jr begins tonight, but its only the beginning for the summer performances with the Springer studio, as high school students will be performing Les Misérables. The camp for that show begins on July 9th, with the Performances being held July 26th through the 28th. However, Les Miz is not the end of the summer for the studio, as their youngest group, grades 1-4, will perform Winnie the Pooh kids. The days for those shows will be August 10th and 11th. Tickets for all three shows are o

Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Store

Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Store donated $50,000 to local charities recently. Charities included: Baby’s Breath, The Phoenixville Hospital Cancer Center, Mom’s House, PACS, Orion Communities, The Phoenixville Health Foundation, and many more! Staffed by volunteers in its 43 year history, over $896,000 has been donated! Located at 238 Church Street, this shop is certainly a light in the Phoenixville Community!

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