Phoenixville Annual Halloween Parade

During October Phoenixville has its annual Halloween Parade, and even though it was a little cold out, that didn’t dampen any spirits! Both adults and children took part in the spooky spectacular, showcasing various local businesses, boy and girl scout troops, and families looking to share the spotlight. The parade started at Borough Hall, continued on Bridge and ended at Starr Street, where everyone could get candy from booths that lined the sidewalks. The event drew a big crowd, and everyone seemed happy to have a safe place where they could enjoy the Halloween celebrations. With the holiday season approaching, the parade was a great way to start the festivities in Phoenixville! Find New R

Phoenixville Bed Races

The sport of bed racing has been embraced by communities all over the country, and now its our turn! Phoenixville’s first annual Bed Races will take place on Saturday, November 3rd, as part of their second annual Harvest Fest. Brought together by the executive director of Ann’s Heart, this event benefits three separate non-profits that are serving the homeless and at-risk individuals in our community. By supporting the Bed Races, you’re advancing the causes of these organizations that strive to provide housing, support services, and much needed aid to our neighbors in need. The event starts at 9AM, where you can vote on the best bed concepts, and the races kickoff at 10. All the awards

Phoenixville Oktoberfest

A special celebration was recently held, and a special guest helped to mark the occasion! On Saturday, October 13th, Phoenixville celebrated the fall season with the first annual Oktoberfest Beer festival! Courtesy of the Phoenixville Regional chamber of commerce, the public library and Bistro on Bridge, the festival saw the community come together for a fun-filled day. With beer provided by Sly Fox Brewery, the festivities were as authentic as a German Oktoberfest celebration. With Live music from an accordion player, to authentic dress in Lederhosen and Dirndl (DEERN-dul), the community was in high spirits. With authentic Oktoberfest food such as brats and Bavarian pretzels, guests dined w

Gun Violence Awareness Event

Numerous religious organizations are coming together to combat a deadly issue in the United States. The Phoenixville Clergy Association, Interfaith communities, and Heeding God’s Call to End Gun Violence will come together for a Gun Violence Awareness Event on Sun., Nov. 4th. The event starts at 4pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church with a worship service, walking to neighboring churches, and then stopping at First United Methodist Church, where a remembrance service at the “Memorial to the Lost” t-shirt display will take place on the front lawn. People are encouraged to bring a sign with their message about gun violence. Finally, the event wraps up with an opportunity for community members to

2018 Phantom Phestival Of Bands

On Saturday, October 27, the Phoenixville Marching Phantom Band will be hosting a day-long cavalcade marching band competition at Washington Field at the high school. This event—called “2018 Phantom Phestival of Bands”—brings thousands of students, parents and community members to Phoenixville from 16 high schools competing that day. The Temple University Marching Band will also attend—making this a spectacular show lasting almost 8 hours! Bands will arrive, practice, perform, view other bands and the evening will culminate with an awards ceremony, featuring all of the bands in the stadium at once. The judging process is managed by the Cavalcade of Bands Program and is very rigorous with m

PMYC Football

The inaugural season of Flag Football is at the mid-way point and the games are heating up! Held at Charlestown park in Phoenixville, PMYC flag football is a free to play, co-ed league. With over 250 sign-ups, 20 teams are ordered in divisions separated by grades k-12, to keep the league competitive and balanced. With all games played on Friday nights under the lights, there’s plenty of chances to see the action. From pass to run plays, the players have plenty of opportunities to showcase their skills to friends and family. While the games can get competitive, the underlying mission of the league remains intact: to have fun. Games run through the end of October, with Championship games being

Unite for HER Harvest Event

Come out to support an event that boasts some of the best chefs from around the the area and also supports women with breast cancer!

Andre Thornton Day 2018

A few weeks ago marked a day where people in the Phoenixville community came together and celebrated the accomplishments of a few talented and influential people of color. 1982 was the first time Phoenixville held Andre Thornton Day, in honor of a man who from humble beginnings rose to beat the odds and find himself on a professional baseball diamond. Held in Andre Thornton park, a local organization called Black Light Projects or “BLP” took the helm and reignited this holiday in an attempt to bring attention to the positive aspects of the African -American community in Phoenixville. During the event, there were acknowledgements from Mayor Peter Urscheler and the office of State Senator Andy

4th Annual Music For Everyone

Tenor Cory O’Niell Walker returns to the Colonial for the 4th Annual Music For Everyone concert to support Orion Communities and our neighbors in need. This year Cory will be joined by soprano Veronica Chapman Smith and pianist Reese Revak to explore the musical themes of love, gratitude and hope. As Cory explains, “Imagine: a program celebrating love, joy, peace and community with songs and music by Mozart, Gershwin, John Lennon, Beyonce and more.” To purchase tickets click here: https://orioncommunities.org/concert/

Coaching Boys into Men: West Chester East Pledge against Domestic Violence

On Friday, October 12th, The WC East Vikings football team will be presented a certificate during half-time of their game against Coatesville. The certificate is for a pledge that the young men of the team took to prevent all kinds of violence. the initiative is part of the "Coaching Boys into Men" program started by the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (DVCCC). The program hopes to educate and hopefully prevent future cases of violence. Congrats to the young men of WC East and to all who have taken the pledge against violence.

The Mayor's Kitchen - Ep. 3

On this episode of The Mayor's Kitchen Cameron Peters, of Cameron Peters Floral Design, shows us how to make a topiary with Alstroemerias. Enjoy! #MayorsKitchen

Philadelphia Phillies to be Guest Bartenders in Phoenixville

Looking to hit a homerun this weekend? We have the event you may be looking for. On Sunday, October 7th, The Great American Pub of Phoenixville is hosting a guest bar tending event, from 3-8:30pm. Come on down during the football game, where the Philadelphia Eagles play the Minnesota Vikings at 4:25pm, a rematch from last season’s thrilling NFC Championship Game. While there, you may notice some familiar faces tending the bar. In partnership with the Darren Daulton Foundation, fan favorites from the 1993 NL Champion Phillies will join Phillies Star slugger Rhys Hoskins behind the counter. Come out and watch some Phillies greats as they serve drinks during a thrilling Eagles game. Proceeds fr

Food Truck Festival!

Ready to get your chow on? The 2018 Fall food Truck Festival is back, and if last year's event was any indication, its going to be a memorable event. Over 30 food truck vendors and local businesses are expected to be on hand to serve up some favorites to the borough. With offerings ranging from dumplings to crepes and cuisines ranging from Caribbean to Egyptian, the event is well represented with various options for your enjoyment. The event is slated for Saturday, October 6th in downtown Phoenixville and is being held from 12 PM to 6 PM. Come on out and enjoy some great food and entertainment in the heart of the community! You won’t want to miss it!

"Guys & Dolls" Date Night Bingo at the Kimberton Fire Company!

Attention all Guys and Dolls! An event is happening soon, and you might walk away feeling like you hit the jackpot! This Saturday October 6th, a Phoenixville-based Women’s Outreach center called The House is hosting a BYOB bingo night! Since 2015, this transitional housing program has been helping women get safe housing and resources to break the cycle of dependence and poverty. The event is taking place at the Kimberton Fire Company, located at 2276 Kimberton Rd in Phoenixville. The doors open at 4 and bingo starts at 5! Tickets are $20 in advance or 25 at the door. With prizes ranging up to $1800, it’s definitely going to be a night to remember! Also, the theme of the event is the Broadway

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