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Registration Open for 2nd Annual Girls Basketball Camp

2018 marks the second year for the Phoenixville Girls Basketball Camps. Head Coach AJ Thompson, the girls basketball staff, and current members of the PAHS girls basketball team will work with campers to develop solid fundamental basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and most importantly have fun. The campers will participate in skill competitions, 3 vs. 3 or 5 vs. 5 games, guest speakers, & skill stations. Camp will be conducted to ensure your camper is learning and having fun in a safe structured atmosphere.

The camp offers two sessions. The first session, for students entering grades 3-6 and is for learning and having fun. The afternoon session is for students entering grades 7-9 and is geared towards players looking for a serious 2hr/day workout with high school staff and players.

For more information and to register, visit http://www.oasyssports.com/PhoenixvilleSummer/content/athletic-camps/athletics_girls-basketball-camp.

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Registration Open for 7th Annual Boys Basketball Camp

The 7th Annual Boys Basketball Camp promises to be the best yet! Head Coach Eric Burnett, the Phoenixville boys basketball staff, and current members of the PAHS boys basketball team will teach the boys fundamental skills and drills used in the game of basketball. Each day will consist of skill competitions, 5v5 games, professional guest speakers, and skill stations. Campers are encouraged to bring a lunch and beverage each day, but there will be snacks available for purchase. Above all, you can be sure that your camper is having fun and learning in a structured and safe environment. The youth camp is geared more for fun and learning while the middle school skills camp is geared more for players looking for a serious 3 hour/day workout with the high school players and staff.

For more information including dates and times and to register please visit http://www.oasyssports.com/PhoenixvilleSummer/content/athletics_athletic-camps/athletics_boys-basketball.

Chester County Studio Tour Coming to Phoenixville Next Month

Art collectors, enthusiasts and novices will have two full days in May to meet some of the best artists in their Phoenixville studios. Studio 3 is part of the Chester County Studio Tour which will be held on May 19th and 20th . Studio 3 consist of sculptor Tom Ransom, painter Michael Hill, painter Lee Pohlsander, a jeweler Maryann Worrell. Studio 3 is located at 84 Washington Ave Phoenixville PA. The Chester County Studio Tour is free and open to the public on Saturday May 19, from 10:00am until 6:00pm and Sunday, May 20, from 11:00am until 5:00pm.

Some other great studios on the Tour are Teresa Haag at Studio 2. The famous Phoenixville artist will be hosting painter Lisa Muller and encaustic painter Sandra Engle. Teresa’s studio is located at 26 Gay Street. Studio 7 is hosted by painter Gretchen McGinnis. Participants of Studio 7 include painter Lisa Ford, Painter Maryanne Buschini, painter Daphne Longo-Okcuoglu, and ceramist Bonnie Ann Burnett. Studio 7 is located at 115 Bobtail Dr …

PATB Hosting Fundraiser April 15th at the Forge Theatre

Phoenixville Area Time Bank (PATB) has booked a special performance of the Forge Theatre production of Christopher Durang’s hilarious 2013 Tony Award-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on Sunday, April 15th. Proceeds will benefit PATB and their newest partner, Phoenixville Area Refugee Initiative (PARI).

Playbill’s synopsis of the play reads as follows: Vanya and Sonia have never left the confines of their childhood home in Bucks County, PA, while their sister Masha has been gallivanting around the world as a successful actress. A surprise visit from Masha and her 20-something boy toy, Spike, throws the normally quiet household into utter upheaval as its residents and visitors get swept up in an intoxicating mixture of lust, rivalry, regret, and the sudden possibility of escape.

Phoenixville's Forge Theatre, located at 241 1st Ave, is a wonderful live-performance venue presenting local talent in an intimate setting. Prior to the 2 p.m. performance, doors will open …

The Schuylkill Navigation (Canal): A Picture Postcard Journey Downriver

Tonight, join the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area for their Quarterly Meeting at 7:30pm at the Phoenixville Bank and Trust Company, 564 Nutt Street in Phoenixville, as Aaron Heckler, historian and author, presents, "The Schuylkill Navigation (Canal): A Picture Postcard Journey Downriver."

This is a fully illustrated presentation about the Schuylkill Navigation, often also called the Schuylkill Canal. Utilizing photographic picture postcards, mostly dating from 1905-1920, attendees will see and learn about the numerous locks, canal sections, dams and other features constructed along the Schuylkill River for the primary purpose of shipping coal from Schuylkill County to Philadelphia.

Light refreshments will be served following the presentation. The meeting is FREE and is open to Society members and the general public.

Note: This was originally scheduled for last Wednesday but the snow caused it to be pushed back a week. Please disregard the date in the flyer below…

Filling Empty Bowls Concert Benefitting PACS

On Sunday, March 18, St. Basil's the Great Parish is hosting a concert to benefit Phoenixville Area Community Services. From the Facebook Event:
Please join us as our parish choirs present a wonderful program of spiritual music, including popular favorites and classical masterpieces. Admission is free. We will, however, gratefully accept good will donations for Phoenixville Area Community Services.

PACS has been helping needy families in the Phoenixville area for over 45 years. Since 1972, PACS has worked tirelessly to end poverty and hunger in our community by connecting people in need with resources for food security, financial stability, and better health. In addition to providing ongoing case management analysis, support, and education, PACS provides emergency financial assistance for essential needs such as food, heat, utilities, and housing. For more information about PACS and the amazing work it does, please visit http://www.pacsphx.org/

We hope you join us for this wonderfu…

Upcoming TLC Rescue Events

To Love a Canine Rescue is hosting the following events over the next few months:
Yoga fundraiser at Phileo Method - March 175th Birthday Yappy Hour at the Rec Room - May 3Raffles for Ruffs at Twenty9 - May 19Cuts For A Cause at Prestige Salon - June 10To Love a Canine Rescue, Inc. (TLC) is a non-profit, all breed, foster based, no-kill rescue operating in Chester County, PA. Their mission is to rescue and find permanent homes for abandoned, stray and surrendered dogs in order to minimize the needless euthanizing of animals. For more information and for a list of available dogs, visit them at tlcrescuepa.com.