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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville 2011 Children's Plaza Programs Begins Saturday

The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville will launch the first of its series of children’s programs at the Children’s Plaza on Bridge Street this Saturday morning at 10:30 AM. This is the third summer for this free program for the children of the Phoenixville area. Every Saturday morning through September 10th , the Kiwanis will be providing a variety of entertainers and programs. There will be musical programs, puppets, clowns and on July 23rd a special program from the Philadelphia Zoo that will include live animals. For this summer, arrangements have been made to hold weekly entertainment for children Rain or Shine. In the event of rain, the performances will take place at the Phoenix Art Center (207 Bridge Street).

  • June 18: Mike Schuler — Guitar, upbeat kids music, tambourines, maracas
  • June 25: Miss Maggie Sings - singing, percussion, peos and stories
  • July 2: Pokie-Poke the Jongleur — music, juggling, balloon hats, etc.
  • July 9: Sidetracked - costumed storytellers
  • July 16: Kenzie Starr- clowning, face painting, hula hoop
  • July 23: Philadelphia Zoo - Who's who at the Zoo - live animals
  • July 30: Miss Linda and Lucy- puppet, finger plays and songs
  • Aug 6: The Amazing Vindini - Juggling, magic, comedy, audience participation
  • Aug 13: Kenzie Starr - see above
  • Aug 20: Ken Kaplan - storyteller/musician, folk and fairy tales, personal stories
  • Aug 27: Miss Maggie Sings — see above
Sept 3 McDonnell Family Circus - magician
Sept 10 Mike Schuler — see above

Parking information: There is a parking lot behind the Children's Plaza with an entrance off of Main Street. It is now pay-to-park at a central station kiosk. You will need quarters or a credit card. It does not take dollar bills. Frequently there is free on-street parking on Bridge Street near the plaza with a two hour limit.

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